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Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 30, 2016
by | April 30, 2016 | 55 Comments
Seo Kang-joon, Ji Jin-hee Seo Kang-joon (Cheese in the Trap) is set to make a special cameo appearance on SBS’s showbiz drama Entertainer. Seo made a surprise cameo appearance in support of his fellow 5urprise member Gong Myung, who plays the guitarist in the band. Seo will appear as Gong’s rival from Juilliard, and the... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 23, 2016
by | April 23, 2016 | 20 Comments
Lee Min-ho, Park Shin-yang Lee Min-ho (the younger one, not THE Lee Min-ho), is continuing his upward climb. Lee will star in the upcoming Chinese movie The Bittersweet, which is already in post-production. The Bittersweet is an action thriller/melodrama about a brother and sister who are tragically separated during youth, only to be reunited as... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 16, 2016
by | April 16, 2016 | 59 Comments
Yoon Shi-yoon, Ji-soo [We’re happy to welcome back sassychef to Dramabeans — and we can’t believe it’s been a whole five years since she was last with us. Time flies in mysterious and sometimes horrifying ways. We’re excited to have sassychef covering more news for us — and don’t worry, awcoconuts isn’t going anywhere. Like... 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: April 2, 2016
by | April 2, 2016 | 41 Comments
Lee Sang-yoon Heads, ask and ye shall receive. During an interview on March 30, Lee Sang-yoon said about a Liar Game 2: “The director, writers, and all of us actors believe the sequel will happen.” He went on to explain that barring scheduling conflicts, all involved hope to begin production on the project later this year or early... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 26, 2016
by | March 26, 2016 | 33 Comments
Yoo Yeon-seok, Yoon Shi-yoon Here are more casting updates for Jang Ryul’s Chunmong, which has cast three actor-directors as men in love with the same girl (Han Yeri): Yoo Yeon-seok (Warm and Cozy) joins as a man with a mysterious aura and cold eyes. Those very same eyes draw Han Yeri in, and because of her... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 19, 2016
by | March 19, 2016 | 52 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
News bites: March 5, 2016
by | March 5, 2016 | 77 Comments
Yay for Splish Splash Love — it’s scored over 10 million views and broken all sorts of web drama records. Director Kim Ji-hyun said, “It’s shocking. Even though it’s a short two-episode drama, I think we were able to receive this love because of the actors and staff. I’m thankful, and I will work harder and... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 27, 2016
by | February 27, 2016 | 35 Comments
Ji Chang-wook Ji Chang-wook recently wrapped filming on Chinese drama Mr. Right in Shanghai. He’s been in the city working on the show for three months, and he plays a man who goes from a lowly entry-level employee to a chaebol heir overnight, while his co-star Wang Xiao Chen suffers the opposite fate when her ultra wealthy... More »




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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.

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