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Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 25, 2017
by | February 25, 2017 | 94 Comments
Park Seo-joon, Kim Ji-won, Ahn Jae-hong Kim Ji-won (Descended From the Sun) will star opposite Park Seo-joon (Hwarang) in Third-Rate My Way, and has won the role over competitor Chun Woo-hee (The Wailing). I’m glad someone else chose, because I wouldn’t have been able to! Ahn Jae-hong (Answer Me 1988) is also confirmed as a... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 31, 2016
by | December 31, 2016 | 16 Comments
Ha Jung-woo, Lee Min-jung It’s still very early on in the project’s life, but Ha Jung-woo (Tunnel) is considering the lead in Seoul, a film about the city hosting the 1988 Olympics. He’s received the screenplay for the film, which will be directed by Kim Joon-sung (Lucid Dream), and is reviewing it favorably. The movie... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Three Meals a Day comes back for a fourth season
by | May 19, 2016 | 38 Comments
Hooray, Three Meals a Day is coming back! Na Young-seok PD has announced that he will again be helming the fourth season of this outdoor cooking variety program (alongside PD Lee Jin-ju, who co-directed on Youths Over Flowers in Africa), which will return to Friday nights on tvN. The format of Three Meals a Day... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 9, 2016
by | April 9, 2016 | 56 Comments
Ahn Jae-hyun, Gu Hye-sun Theirs isn’t a typical meet-cute story, but at least Gu Hye-sun (32) and Ahn Jae-hyun (29) got more out of Blood than poor reviews. The two confirmed last month that they had quietly been seeing each other since the drama ended, and that they’ll tie the knot in a small family ceremony on May 21. [DongA]... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 12, 2016
by | March 12, 2016 | 68 Comments
In response to press inquiries about a Signal 2, PD Kim Won-seok said, “All of us, from writer to cast, feel enormous pride and attachment to this show so we’ve opened up the possibility of making a second season.” He continued, “I know there are concerns that we could take away the lingering effects of... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Na PD returns with second season of New Journey to the West
by | February 17, 2016 | 38 Comments
Interesting. PD Na Young-seok (Youths Over Flowers, Three Meals a Day) said in a recent interview that his web variety series New Journey to the West was an experiment that he only considered a half-success. Perhaps it was just a lead-in to the announcement that the show would be returning for a second season; and... More »


Drama Recaps
Youths Over Flowers in Iceland: Episode 1
by | January 3, 2016 | 74 Comments
girlfriday: Yay, the new season of Youths Over Flowers is here! javabeans: I’m excited because at this point I go into a Na PD show with full confidence that I’ll love it, which may let me down someday in the future, but so far has not led me astray. girlfriday: Yeah I always end up... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Tuxes and thumbs-up for Youths Over Flowers in Iceland
by | December 29, 2015 | 40 Comments
Could this cast be any more adorable? The four actors starring in the latest installment of the Youths Over Flowers variety franchise are looking rather dapper at their press conference, held on December 29 at Seoul’s Imperial Palace Hotel, and appear to be having a blast together. I can’t wait to see it in action.... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Na PD brings back another season of Youths Over Flowers
by | October 30, 2015 | 42 Comments
PD Na Young-seok has announced that his next series for tvN will be a new installment of Youths Over Flowers, the travel backpacking variety show spinoff of Grandpas Over Flowers that aired its first season in 2014. The series is being planned for the post-Three Meals a Day: Fishing Village slot on Friday nights this... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
New Journey to the West: Episodes 20-23 (Final)
by | October 5, 2015 | 33 Comments
javabeans: New Journey to the West ended this week, and, as we’ve come to expect of Na PD shows, was a hit from start to finish. Really, as soon as it was over I read a bunch of articles that used phrases like “Na PD’s magic” and “This is why we need Na PD” and... More »