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Yeo Jin-gu joins Kim Yoon-seok, Kang Dong-won in democracy film 1987
by | March 29, 2017 | 4 Comments
Just when I thought it couldn’t be possible to add more talent to this film, it’s like the movie gods thought, Challenge accepted, and decided to drop this on me. Actor Yeo Jin-gu (Jackpot) has joined the stellar cast of this new historic movie, although his management is still in the final stages of working... More »


Drama Casting & News
Alien sci-fi mystery drama Circle’s first script read
by | March 28, 2017 | 51 Comments
Mystery sci-fi drama Circle recently held its first script read, and the official broadcast date has been confirmed on tvN’s calendar for late May. The drama is divided into two parts that take place in different time streams, 2017 and 2037, and will be about aliens arriving from outer space and how that impacts survival... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Ki-kwang cast in tvN’s sci-fi thriller Circle
by | March 3, 2017 | 20 Comments
The latest addition to sci-fi drama Circle is Lee Ki-kwang (Mrs. Cop, Monster). It’ll be his first acting role after the breakup of his idol group B2ST and its re-formation as Highlight. He has been cast as a metropolis government worker in the year 2037 in the experimental 10-episode tvN drama that takes place in... More »


Drama Casting & News
Gong Seung-yeon tapped for leading role in tvN’s Circle
by | March 2, 2017 | 57 Comments
Upcoming tvN sci-fi mystery drama Circle has its leading lady (well, probably, barring last-minute contradictions, which is par for the course these days) with the casting of Gong Seung-yeon (Introverted Boss). It’s looking likely that she’ll join Kim Kang-woo (Goodbye, Mr. Black) and Yeo Jin-gu (Jackpot), both of whom are in talks to join and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yeo Jin-gu courted to join Kim Kang-woo in sci-fi mystery Circle
by | February 23, 2017 | 52 Comments
Yeo Jin-gu Ah, tvN’s sci-fi mystery project Circle just got more interesting, with a leading role going out to Yeo Jin-gu (Jackpot) for what would be his first (technically) adult role; he’s been transitioning out of child roles for a while, but actually turns twenty this year. The drama recently put out an offer to... More »


Drama Casting & News
2016 SBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2016 | 254 Comments
Awards, awards, so many awards! Not only are there a glut of ceremonies at this time of year, the 2016 SBS Drama Awards decided to change up their awards categories this year, separating them into multiple divisions by genre on top of the standard Top Excellence and Excellence prizes, amounting in a truly ridiculous number... More »


Drama Recaps
Jackpot: Episode 24 (Final)
by | June 15, 2016 | 79 Comments
Oh, what could have been and wasn’t. Or what wasn’t, and should have been. But really, with Jackpot it’s a lot of what was, and definitely shouldn’t have been. But like every show must do, this one comes to an end. Of sorts. It’s actually not that bad in the grand scheme of things—it hits... More »


Drama Recaps
Jackpot: Episode 23
by | June 14, 2016 | 50 Comments
With a revolt in full swing, our two brothers are left on opposite sides of the spectrum when it comes to solving it. The choices come down to killing everyone or killing no one, and you can probably guess which brother takes which stance—and while it shouldn’t be so simple, it really, really is. If... More »


Drama Recaps
Jackpot: Episode 22
by | June 8, 2016 | 68 Comments
If the last short-lived revolt wasn’t enough rebellion for the discerning viewer, fear not—another one gets planned and executed as if everything that came before it never even happened. Our two brothers end up back in each other’s orbit when Injwa rears his head again, this time with an army of followers ready to take... More »


Drama Recaps
Jackpot: Episode 21
by | June 7, 2016 | 72 Comments
Get ready for the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it rebellion no one was waiting for, which gets introduced, executed, and resolved before you can think too hard about it. It is an action-packed hour in that sense, and there are moments that flirt with the idea that there’s more beneath the surface than what meets the eye—but Jackpot doesn’t... More »