Drama Reactions & Reviews
Top 10 idol-actors in dramaland
by | January 27, 2017 | 396 Comments
javabeans: I’m a little scared to write this list. girlfriday: Because this is the list that will have people crying, “BUT YOU FORGOT MY OPPA!”? javabeans: Mostly because anything involving idol fandoms erupts into war, even when it’s a post about why they’re good. *braces for impact* girlfriday: Yup, landmines all. javabeans: But hey, like... 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 »

Drama Recaps
Night Light: Episode 1
by | December 3, 2016 | 32 Comments
MBC’s Night Light promises a tale of greed and ruthlessness in the city that never sleeps. No, not New York, but Seoul, where the past collides with the future, and fortune favors those who are fearless and desperate enough to do whatever it takes to snatch it from someone else. There’s no shame in being... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Yo-won and UEE fill Jin Gu’s mind in first posters for Night Light
by | November 16, 2016 | 39 Comments
Our three leads for MBC’s upcoming Night Light are looking fierce in the official drama posters. Lee Yo-won (Ms. Temper and Nam Jung-ki) plays a cold, calculating woman, with an obsession and god-like talent for making money. Her love interest is played by Jin Gu (Descended From the Sun), who is the opposite of her,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Winning is the only name of the game in MBC’s Night Light
by | November 15, 2016 | 34 Comments
The second teaser is out for MBC’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Night Light, written by Han Ji-hoon of Last and directed by Lee Jae-dong, whose previous works include I Miss You and My Blooming Days. Night Light is the story of three individuals propelled by their undying greed as they clamor for wealth and power in... More »

Drama Casting & News
A duo of fateful first encounters in MBC’s Night Light
by | November 14, 2016 | 49 Comments
Sometimes you just want to see characters being steely and hard, particularly heroines in a landscape that is so populated by nice Candys, which makes up a large part of my interest in MBC’s Night Light, featuring characters who are determined to amass wealth and power, each for their own differing reasons. I’m also intrigued... More »

Drama Casting & News
A rainy, auspicious encounter in first teaser for Night Light
by | November 9, 2016 | 30 Comments
The first teaser and additional stills are out for MBC’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Night Light, a story of three young and ambitious individuals ignited by their undying flame of greed in their pursuit of ultimate wealth and power.   Lee Yo-won (Ms. Temper and Nam Jung-ki) plays an elegant, “crystal-like” ice queen named Seo Yi-kyung.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Humble beginnings for ambitious dreamers in Night Light
by | November 3, 2016 | 48 Comments
First stills are out for MBC’s Night Light, the upcoming drama about ambitious young people greedy to claim power and wealth for themselves. UEE (Marriage Contract) stars as one of the three central leads, and given that she’s dressed here as a parking attendant, we can see right away that she’ll be the rags-to-riches story.... More »

Drama Casting & News
MBC’s Night Light kicks off three-way power struggle with table read
by | October 19, 2016 | 32 Comments
The cast of MBC’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Night Light gathered for its first table read. Night Light is a tale of three ambitious people who are sleepless in their desire for greater power, wealth, and success. They leap into the furnace of greed as they engage in the endless battle to acquire more riches. Actors... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Yo-won, Jin Gu in talks to join Night Light
by | September 13, 2016 | 50 Comments
Ah, all of a sudden we have a bunch of casting news on MBC’s Night Light, which just yesterday reported that UEE (Marriage Contract) was in contention to play a leading role. Now we have two more names up to join the show: Lee Yo-won (Ms. Temper and Nam Jung-ki) and Jin Gu (Descended From... More »