Posts Tagged ‘sequels’

Drama Casting & News
School 2015 in the works at KBS
by | February 25, 2015 | 76 Comments
Sigh, I miss the days of School 2013. It was such earnest, unbridled, furious man-love — er, boy-love — with little else to get in the way. The good news is that we’re about to get another installment of the high school drama franchise that began in the ’90s and launched dozens of careers. The... More »


Drama Casting & News
Sequels pushed for TEN, Vampire Prosecutor, but look to spinoff series instead
by | January 28, 2015 | 41 Comments
So, good news and bad news about two of OCN’s highly anticipated sequels. In light of the movement on OCN’s upcoming thriller Special Missing Persons Task Force M (or just M), with casting proceeding with Kim Kang-woo, Park Hee-soon, and Jo Boa, the cable station has announced that Special Affairs Team TEN won’t get its... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoon Doo-joon headlines Let’s Eat 2 with whole new cast
by | January 23, 2015 | 82 Comments
ARGH. *flips table* They went and did it — the one thing I didn’t want them to do. Food-o-mercial cable drama Let’s Eat is returning to tvN this spring for a second season, and against all reason, they’ve signed on Yoon Doo-joon but no one else from the original cast. Confirmations are in that Yoon... More »


Drama Casting & News
Answer Me series to go back to 1988 this summer?
by | January 12, 2015 | 139 Comments
The third series from the creators of tvN’s hit throwback dramas Answer Me 1997 and Answer Me 1994 has pretty much been in the works since the the end of 2013 (when Answer Me 1994 wrapped). Pre-production stalled for a considerable length of time this past year, but now with Misaeng in the rearview mirror,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Let’s Eat shakes up cast lineup for sequel
by | December 29, 2014 | 103 Comments
javabeans: I have some drama news for you, but maybe you should sit down first. So they’re doing a Season 2 of Let’s Eat. girlfriday: Yeah, I know. I’m already on it. Got my bowls of ramyun and my takeout menus at the ready. javabeans: Wait, that’s not all. Season 1’s Yoon Doo-joon is just-about-almost... More »


Drama Casting & News
Let’s Eat 2 heads to Mondays and Tuesdays this spring
by | December 9, 2014 | 68 Comments
Yay, some good news from tvN — Let’s Eat has secured a timeslot for its second season, and the show will move from its once-a-week slot on Thursdays, to Mondays and Tuesdays this coming spring. I have to say, the move to Monday-Tuesday makes me considerably happier about the second season. I really dislike the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Three Musketeers nixing follow-up seasons?
by | December 9, 2014 | 91 Comments
I can’t say that I’m surprised, but it’s still a bummer to hear that Three Musketeers may very well not get any more seasons, after being hyped up as a three-season, multimillion-dollar blockbuster project for tvN. According to a recent interview published by one media outlet, a source with the production stated that Season 2... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Detective K comes back for second round
by | June 9, 2014 | 17 Comments
The comedic mystery-action film Detective K: Secret of Virtuous Widow (translated more directly as Joseon’s Great Detective) was enough of a success when it released in theaters in 2011 (with 4.7 million ticket admissions) to merit a sequel, which has just been announced. Oh, this should be fun. This time the movie will be called... More »


Drama Casting & News
Who wants a second helping of Let’s Eat?
by | June 6, 2014 | 74 Comments
Cable network tvN does, apparently. Producers of last year’s successful foodgasmic romantic comedy series Let’s Eat are reportedly working on a second season for early next year. It’s good news, though my excitement level will be considerably higher or lower depending largely on a factor that remains undecided: whether or not the original cast will... More »


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Dae Jang Geum watch: Lee Young-ae declines, MBC presses forward
by | May 19, 2014 | 48 Comments
In a move that has shocked exactly zero people, Lee Young-ae has officially turned down the lead role in MBC’s much hoped-for Dae Jang Geum 2. It’s a role she has been asked (pestered, even) to reprise practically since the original drama went off the air in 2004, which is understandable since you can’t call... More »


Drama Casting & News
Dae Jang Geum watch: Lee Young-ae may or may not be cast
by | May 10, 2014 | 27 Comments
Recent headlines in the news, all from May 10, 2014: “Lee Young-ae, casting in Dae Jang Geum 2 essentially dead” “Lee Young-ae’s reps: ‘She hasn’t rejected Dae Jang Geum 2… still deliberating'” “Lee Young-ae casting, ultimately fizzled?” “Dae Jang Geum 2, endless parade of rumors rumors rumors… who’s the cause of the uproar?” “MBC says... More »