Posts Tagged ‘Rain’

Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 15, 2014
by | November 15, 2014 | 49 Comments
So Ji-sub, Kim Ji-won So Ji-sub (Master’s Sun) and Kim Ji-won (Gap-dong) are collaborating on a web drama titled Good Day. Filming has begun, and the production company is being very secretive about the experimental project. All we know so far is that it will be about a man who finds Jeju Island, and scenes... More »


Meta
Odds and Ends: The hotness effect
by | November 1, 2014 | 264 Comments
javabeans: Let’s be shallow today, because I want to talk about hot men and I don’t know how to be meaningful about that. girlfriday: Perhaps the meaning isn’t the point! Haven’t you heard that life’s all about the journey? I can’t think of a better reason than that. It’s like they said in Cantabile Tomorrow... More »


Drama Recaps
She’s So Lovable: Episode 1
by | September 18, 2014 | 103 Comments
Has it already been four years since we last saw Rain on the small screen? Time sure does fly. She’s So Lovable (also known as My Lovely Girl) aired this week on SBS, rounding out the Wednesday-Thursday lineup of three whole dramas from the biggest three broadcasters—just like the old days. And just like the... More »


Drama Casting & News
She’s So Lovable teases warmhearted romance
by | September 3, 2014 | 29 Comments
The Scent of a Woman and Dr. Champ creative team has a way of taking very average commonplace drama setups and making them look so appealing. Though it might just be the Rain Effect, and I’m being swindled into feeling positive thoughts. Is there a cure? Do I want to be cured? There’s absolutely no... More »


Drama Casting & News
Rain-soaked puppy love in She’s So Lovable
by | August 28, 2014 | 84 Comments
Here’s our first glimpse of Rain’s dramaland comeback in She’s So Lovable, SBS’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama about future idol singers and the agency that turns them into stars. They really should’ve just called the drama Idol Factory, though maybe that’s just my wishful thinking that if we’re going to have a drama about idols, it... More »


Drama Casting & News
Krystal and Im Joo-eun join Rain in She’s So Lovable
by | August 4, 2014 | 115 Comments
With the simultaneous casting of Heirs alumnae Krystal (High Kick 3) and Im Joo-eun (Empress Ki), Rain has his love triangle in place for his upcoming SBS drama She’s So Lovable. She’s So Lovable is the “comic, sentimental love fantasy” that takes the pop music industry as its backdrop, featuring the growth and struggles of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Infinite’s L courted to play Rain’s rival in She’s So Lovable
by | July 31, 2014 | 79 Comments
It looks like it’ll be an idol standoff for SBS’s new music-industry-set drama She’s So Lovable, which isn’t really a surprise given that the drama is about youths finding themselves through music. Rain has signed on to play the leading man and agency president who raises a pool of bright young talent, and Infinite’s L... More »


Drama Casting & News
Rain comes back to dramaland with She’s So Lovable
by | July 25, 2014 | 58 Comments
It’s official, Rain is coming back to dramaland with a new series titled She’s So Lovable to air on SBS. The title literally translates to “The woman who’s so lovable to me,” which is an awkward name that is just a touch less awkward than the Song Poh You it used to be (fine, it... More »


Drama Casting & News
Rain considers new SBS drama Song For You
by | July 18, 2014 | 55 Comments
It’s just an early offer, but Rain is reportedly considering the new SBS drama Song For You, the latest project from the PD-writer team behind Dr. Champ and Scent of a Woman. I guess that means his other possible drama project Indian Summer fizzled out in development, because it’s been months since we heard anything... More »
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Drama Casting & News
Rain courted for dramaland comeback
by | April 21, 2014 | 59 Comments
Well this is happy news. Rain is considering a new drama for the fall, after a four-year hiatus from television since 2010’s Runaway: Plan B. It’s been nice to see him back on variety shows like Rain Effect and Running Man since completing army duty, but it’s far more exciting that he’s seriously considering a... More »
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Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Variety Roulette: Rain Effect
by | December 22, 2013 | 87 Comments
I totally wasn’t intending to write up the brand-new reality show Rain Effect, but I fired up the first episode out of curiosity and immediately got sucked into its fun, funny vibe. (Trust me, I wasn’t looking for another thing to recap!) It’s been a while since we’ve done a Variety Roulette; nothing like a... More »