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Drama Casting & News
A fiercer ajumma arrives to lead Mrs. Cop 2
by | March 1, 2016 | 33 Comments
Keeping in mind that we can’t judge much just from teasers, I am starting to think that rather than being a watered-down version of the original Mrs. Cop starring Kim Hee-ae, perhaps Mrs. Cop 2 may actually be an upgrade, with a more intense set of characters, a quirkier ajumma cop in the fabulously stylish... More »

Drama Casting & News
Slow-mo firestorms and gunshots in Mrs. Cop 2
by | February 22, 2016 | 26 Comments
I just have to share this first teaser for SBS’s sequel (that’s really a spinoff) drama Mrs. Cop 2, because it’s made to look slick and stylish, but my main reaction is that it’s… funny? And I don’t know if funny is what they were going for? In it, we see New Mrs. Cop Kim... More »

Drama Casting & News
Sohn Dam-bi, Im Seul-ong sign on for Mrs. Cop 2
by | February 4, 2016 | 13 Comments
Honestly, the best part about this casting news isn’t even who they cast, but the fact that Mrs. Cop 2 has decided to create new characters for its second season instead of going with that half-baked idea to cast new people to play Sohn Ho-joon and Lee Da-hee’s characters from the first season. I wouldn’t... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: May 9, 2015
by | May 9, 2015 | 50 Comments
Jung Il-woo, Kwak Dong-yeon Aww, this movie sounds cute, but what is it about Korean men being cast as C-level executives of IT companies in Chinese movies? In Rise of a Tomboy, Jung Il-woo (Records of a Night Watchman) will play the CEO of an IT firm, who’s very pragmatic on the job but who,... More »

Drama Casting & News
2014 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2014 | 137 Comments
Whew, the whirlwind of year-end awards finally comes to a close. Let’s wrap up with the last of the big station awards over at KBS, where premium sageuk Jung Do-jeon cranked out the big winners of the evening: veteran Yoo Dong-geun took home the Daesang (Grand Prize) for his performance as the founder of the... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
51st Grand Bell Awards
by | November 21, 2014 | 59 Comments
It’s time for the 51st Grand Bell Awards (Daejong Film Awards), the first of the major year-end award ceremonies, which celebrates achievement in film. There were actually a good number of big movies in 2014 to spread the love around, whether in box office numbers or critical acclaim, but the overwhelming theme seems to be:... More »

Drama Casting & News
Han Ji-hye headlines I Summon You, Gold
by | March 13, 2013 | 23 Comments
Weekend drama I Summon You, Gold is back in the casting game, after having lost its leading man Lee Jong-hyuk (booooo, one strike, Show) when it jumped production companies. Now it has a leading lady in Han Ji-hye (May Queen), who will actually be playing two characters in the show. Uhhh… is this a twins-separated-at-birth... More »

Drama Casting & News
Dating tips aplenty in tvN’s sorta-drama Play Guide
by | January 24, 2013 | 41 Comments
Huh. I got all excited at this news of tvN (yay!) casting a new project (yay!), especially since it features a Ramyun Flower Boy as its lead (yay Park Min-woo!)… and then read the article and got confusappointed by this so-called Play Guide. It’s a new scripted series all set to debut tomorrow night, and... More »

Drama Casting & News
2012 MBC Drama Awards
by | December 30, 2012 | 302 Comments
Well, we’ve given out our awards for 2012; now it’s time to see how MBC distributed its honors. And if past years are any indication, there are bound to be some head-scratchers and some obvious political choices. Then again, that’s sort of the name of the game all across the board, isn’t it? The thing... More »

Drama Casting & News
Light and Shadow’s groovy ’60s-themed promos
by | November 17, 2011 | 25 Comments
Posters and teasers are out for MBC’s special 50th-anniversary drama production, Light and Shadow, which follows the lives of entertainers through the ’60s, ’70s, all the way up to present day. As if you couldn’t tell from the clothes. Groovy. (Although, does anything else think the costumes and hairdos are straight out of a stage... More »