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Drama Recaps
Beautiful Gong Shim: Episode 2
by | May 27, 2016 | 40 Comments
Cute and funny is what this show is shaping up to be so far, even though our heroine rarely gets perceived as such. All everyone sees is an unremarkable face, but luckily for her, there seem to be two men who see beyond that and are drawn to her genuine nature, her conviction, and her... More »

Drama Recaps
Beautiful Gong Shim: Episode 1
by | May 25, 2016 | 84 Comments
Didn’t think we’d recap this drama? Honestly, we didn’t think so either until we saw the first episode and actually liked it. Really liked it — enough to pick it up for its full run. Beautiful Gong Shim premiered two weekends ago with a familiar story and a charming cast that fit together to create... More »

Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! Showered in sunshine, petals, and ice cream for Beautiful Gong-shim
by | May 9, 2016 | 57 Comments
Okay, show of hands: Who’s going to be tuning into SBS’s light-hearted weekend drama Beautiful Gong-shim purely to see if Namgoong Min can smile without seeming murderous, and act happy without somehow convincing you he’ll snap and become a raging, amoral lunatic at first provocation? I know he’s played nice dudes before (though I never... More »

Drama Casting & News
Namgoong Min, Minah are all smiles for Beautiful Gong-shim
by | May 5, 2016 | 39 Comments
Here’s our first look at Namgoong Min (Remember-Son’s War) playing the good guy for the first time in a long while, as the leading man in lighthearted romantic-comedy drama Beautiful Gong-shim. Previously titled Beast’s Beauty, this new weekend drama is about the love story between a set of sisters and a set of half-brothers and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Casting complete for cheery weekend romance Beast’s Beauty
by | April 12, 2016 | 33 Comments
Ohn Joo-wan, Seo Hyo-rim Some early names ended up bowing out, but the casting is now set for SBS’s lighthearted weekend romantic comedy Beast’s Beauty, which earlier cast Namgoong Min (Remember—Son’s War) to headline, marking a departure from his recent scene-stealing turns as villainous second leads. Baek Jin-hee had been considering the lead role of... More »

Drama Casting & News
Namgoong Min lands lead role in Beast’s Beauty for SBS
by | March 24, 2016 | 64 Comments
Yay for Namgoong Min (Remember—Son’s War), who’s coming off a string of scene-stealing villain roles to land his first lead role in a broadcast drama, which is tentatively titled Beast’s Beauty. He must’ve made a good impression on his Girl Who Sees Smells producers, since that drama’s PD and writer are the ones behind this... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 19, 2016
by | March 19, 2016 | 53 Comments
Kim So-eun, Lee Won-geun They should make for a very cute onscreen pair: Kim So-eun (Scholar Who Walks the Night) and Lee Won-geun (Sassy Go Go) are confirmed as the leads for Korean-Chinese web drama Dugeun Dugeun Spike 2. I wonder if her We Got Married hubby Song Jae-rim encouraged Kim to take the job,... 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 »

Drama Casting & News
2015 SBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2015 | 180 Comments
Whee, there’s eye candy galore today, here in No. 2 of 3 of the broadcaster drama awards (KBS’s awards post is forthcoming), here at the 2015 SBS Drama Awards. This event had perhaps a smidge more starpower than last night’s MBC Drama Awards, which I attribute to SBS having had more hit dramas in the... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 20, 2015
by | December 20, 2015 | 29 Comments
Kim Nam-joo, Lee Min-ho War of Roses has lured Kim Nam-joo (You Who Rolled In Unexpectedly) back to dramaland after a four-year hiatus. Her character was born into a wealthy family and previously never wanted for anything, but she’ll struggle after marrying a doctor who doesn’t earn much income. For her family, she’ll deny her... More »

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5 Badass. Omg. Squee.

4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

1 I want my hour back!

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