‘Seo In-gook’

Drama Casting & News
Seo In-gook up for MBC rom-com Shopping King Louie
by | June 29, 2016 | 93 Comments
Seo In-gook, Nam Ji-hyun, Yoon Sang-hyun Hee, Shopping King Louie is the new drama that initially courted Yook Sung-jae to headline, and I find it funny that they’ve now cast Seo In-gook (Police Unit 38) in the role, since Yook Sung-jae’s drama debut in Answer Me 1994 had everyone calling him Little Seo In-gook. The... More »

Drama Recaps
Police Unit 38: Episode 1
by | June 19, 2016 | 121 Comments
Who knew that my heart would ever ache for a tax collector? But that’s exactly what happens in OCN’s new crime comedy Police Unit 38 where an ordinary man’s life is turned upside down when he crosses paths with a con artist fresh out of prison. While the premiere spends more time delving into these... More »

Drama Casting & News
Con artists and civil servants team up in Police Unit 38
by | June 15, 2016 | 86 Comments
A changeup has been announced, and now we will be able to enjoy Seo In-gook’s (I Remember You) charismatic charm starting one day earlier. Although originally planned as a Saturday-Sunday drama, OCN’s new cop comedy drama Police Unit 38 will now be airing on Friday-Saturday instead.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Police Unit 38’s band of tax-collecting outlaws
by | May 23, 2016 | 72 Comments
You know, now that I see the whole cast assembled for OCN’s crime comedy Police Unit 38, I like the idea even more. It’s basically a heist movie that mated with a cop procedural drama: A ragtag band of thieves and con artists join forces with civil servants in order to con the wealthy out... More »

Drama Casting & News
Police Unit 38 will lie, cheat, or swindle you for your taxes
by | May 3, 2016 | 138 Comments
If only there were enforcers as scary-looking as Ma Dong-seok (Bad Guys) going after rich people for not paying their taxes in real life, people might follow the rules. Though I think the point Police Unit 38 is making with its first teaser is that the usual tactics don’t work against these people, which is... More »

Drama Casting & News
OCN drama pairs Seo In-gook as charming swindler, Sooyoung as upright civil servant
by | March 3, 2016 | 73 Comments
Ah, so the cast has been finalized for OCN’s scam-artists-catching-scam-artists drama Police Unit 38, and it’s the same actors that were initially in contention: Seo In-gook (I Remember You), Sooyoung (My Spring Days), and Ma Dong-seok (Bad Guys). I like the actors, and moreover, I like the way this drama is taking a humorous spin... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 23, 2016
by | January 23, 2016 | 52 Comments
Yoon Shi-yoon Hooray! Yoon Shi-yoon (Prime Minister and I) will be released from military service (in the Marine Corps, no less) on January 27. His contract with his current agency, Taxi Entertainment, is expiring and the press is anticipating that he’ll branch off on his own. While I might side-eye others starting up their own agency,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Seo In-gook, Sooyoung for new OCN comic crime drama
by | January 18, 2016 | 94 Comments
Ooh, Seo In-gook in a comic crime drama? I’m in! I know he just did I Remember You, which was a crime procedural of sorts, but Seo In-gook and comedy will always be the winning combination in my book. He’s entertaining an offer to headline the newest drama from OCN’s hit writer Han Jung-hoon (Bad... More »

Drama Casting & News
2015 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2015 | 158 Comments
Okay, one more red carpet to go and we’re officially done with 2015! Last up for the Big 3 broadcasters are the KBS Drama Awards, which had a few big stars in attendance and gave out many (many, many) awards, despite not having any huge hits this year. They also chose to split the Daesang... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Thing vs. Thing: Higher learning
by | September 30, 2015 | 73 Comments
girlfriday: Yunno, these days I’m really nostalgic for college because of Twenty Again. javabeans: But you’re forgetting the part where Lee Sang-yoon wasn’t your professor in college. girlfriday: No no, in my fantasy I go back to school and he’s my professor! For ALL of the classes! javabeans: In this fantasy are you kicked out... More »

How would you rate this episode?

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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