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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
Moon Chae-won offered lead in tvN’s Bride of the Water God 2017
by | January 22, 2017 | 180 Comments
Time to cross your fingers and send up your collective fan prayers, because Moon Chae-won (Goodbye Mr. Black) has been offered the lead role in buzz project Bride of the Water God 2017, which will be written by Misaeng and Arang and the Magistrate writer Jung Yoon-jung and directed by Queen In-hyun’s Man and Nine... More »


Drama Recaps
Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju: Episode 16 (Final)
by | January 12, 2017 | 314 Comments
There’s such a bittersweet joy in sending your children off to become adults, and that’s exactly how I feel, seeing this show end. But all baby birds must leave the nest, and it’s time for Bok-ju and Joon-hyung and all their friends to spread their wings. It’s been a nearly perfect journey from beginning to... More »


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Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju: Episode 15
by | January 6, 2017 | 347 Comments
Bok-ju’s and Joon-hyung’s roles are reversed in this episode, as suddenly he’s the one that needs her to be there to support him through a difficult time. But it’s not an easy job to be someone’s rock, as Bok-ju is finding out — the job comes with a pretty hefty emotional price tag of its... More »


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Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju: Episode 14
by | January 5, 2017 | 201 Comments
This episode delivers a lot of forward motion for everyone, as characters begin to decide what kind of people they’re willing to be. It’s not always the young who have growing up to do… sometimes even adults need to mature and learn to accept, speak up, and go for what they want.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Nam Joo-hyuk offered lead in tvN’s Bride of the Water God
by | January 2, 2017 | 455 Comments
This would be quite the leap for Nam Joo-hyuk: He has been offered the lead in a high-profile tvN drama project called Bride of the Water God 2017, based on a manhwa of the same name (sans the 2017). He has not been confirmed, as initial reports misstated, but cable station tvN did state that... More »


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2016 MBC Drama Awards
by | December 30, 2016 | 144 Comments
It’s time to close out 2016 with the Big 3 broadcaster award ceremonies, beginning with the MBC Drama Awards (KBS and SBS will hold their ceremonies tomorrow). The station awards are always a mixed bag, since you’ll never get a representative sample of dramaland by splitting up all the shows by broadcaster, but it’s a... More »


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Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju: Episode 13
by | December 29, 2016 | 335 Comments
As much as this drama can make me nostalgic for the days of my youth, at times it also makes me very glad that those times are behind me. Growing up is difficult, and things like first love aren’t always all about sweet kisses and first snows. Becoming an adult means learning what you’re willing... More »


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Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju: Episode 12
by | December 23, 2016 | 355 Comments
Even the promise of romance can sometimes feel awkward, especially when it’s not clear whether you’re friends, or dating, or something else entirely. Joon-hyung is desperate to prove himself to Bok-ju, but he’s got to be careful if he doesn’t want to scare her off. And when push comes to shove, caring for someone isn’t... More »


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Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju: Episode 11
by | December 22, 2016 | 266 Comments
How it is possible that this drama just gets better every week? Several relationships evolve by leaps and bounds in this episode, and not necessarily the ones you expect. Cupid must be working overtime, because romance is out in full force, and everyone’s lives will be changed by his arrows.... More »