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Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 7, 2017
by | January 7, 2017 | 46 Comments
The King Loves The cast of The King Loves held their first script read, and co-stars Hong Jong-hyun, Yoon-ah, and Im Shi-wan posed cutely for the camera. Each cast member began by speaking briefly of their hopes for the drama, and Jung Bo-seok drew laughs by acknowledging his physical resemblance to Im. Jung said, “After... More »


Drama Casting & News
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 »


Chungmuro/Film News
Hot ajusshi cast of druglords for crime thriller Onward
by | December 28, 2016 | 30 Comments
Jo Jin-woong, Ryu Joon-yeol, Kim Joo-hyuk, Cha Seung-won The aje fatale (aka ajusshi fatale) is in full force for upcoming crime thriller Onward. Early on, Jo Jin-woong (Entourage) was courted to play the main lead as an undercover police officer. Next, Cha Seung-won (Gosanja: Map of the World) was offered the opposing role, of the... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Jo In-sung rises from pawn prosecutor to The King in political action-thriller
by | December 7, 2016 | 40 Comments
It has been way too long since I’ve seen Jo In-sung. Even though he made a delightful cameo appearance in Dear My Friends at the beginning of this year, I just can’t get enough of him. Thankfully, his movie The King will be released just next month in January.... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2016 Blue Dragon Awards
by | November 25, 2016 | 75 Comments
The 37th Blue Dragon Awards opened with a star-studded red carpet and awarded the biggest films of the past year, which included The Wailing, The Handmaiden, Dongju: The Portrait of Poet, and Train to Busan. The big winner among them was Inside Men, the timely political thriller about uncovering the shady relationship between a chaebol... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Rising film stars Ryu Joon-yeol and Kim Tae-ri up for Little Forest
by | November 19, 2016 | 113 Comments
Well-loved actor Ryu Joon-yeol (Lucky Romance) may be matching talents with this year’s Chungmuro breakout actress Kim Tae-ri (The Handmaiden) in a manga adaptation film called Little Forest. She has confirmed, while he is still reviewing the offer. Award-winning director Im Soon-rye, who has created hit movies like Informant and Waikiki Brothers, is taking the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Celebrating 10 years with the tvN10 Awards
by | October 9, 2016 | 301 Comments
Cable network tvN held its first-ever awards ceremony in celebration of its ten-year anniversary as a station, and its biggest dramas and variety shows were awarded prizes left and right. Seriously, there were so many awards. While the Big 3 stations (KBS, MBC, SBS) hold awards every year, cable shows usually don’t get the same... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Ryu Joon-yeol, Lee Soo-kyung join legal thriller remake Silent Witness
by | August 22, 2016 | 58 Comments
Rising stars Ryu Joon-yeol (Lucky Romance) and Lee Soo-kyung (Ho-gu’s Love) have confirmed their next film project and are set to appear in the remake of the Chinese film Silent Witness. It’ll be their second project together after Answer Me 1988 (Lee Soo-kyung played No-eul’s gangster girlfriend who got into that hair-pulling fight with Hyeri).... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 23, 2016
by | July 23, 2016 | 78 Comments
Ryu Joon-yeol Ryu Joon-yeol did a Facebook Live broadcast on July 21 during which he talked about the conclusion of Lucky Romance. He adorably said goodbye to his Su-ho character, stating that while the interviews after Answer Me 1988 went on for quite some time and he had a lot of time to say bye... More »


Drama Recaps
Lucky Romance: Episode 16 (Final)
by | July 15, 2016 | 133 Comments
Does Fate control our destiny, or are we masters of our own Fate? Both are true, depending on how we choose to live our lives — we can let life pull us along, reacting to what we’re given, or we can take control and determine what we want out of this world. In order to... More »