You From Another Star Korean Drama
You From Another Star
Korean title: 별에서 온 그대
Alternate titles: My Love From the Star, Man From the Stars
SBS, 21 episodes
December 18, 2013 – February 27, 2014

An alien (Kim Soo-hyun) gets stranded on Earth during Korea's Joseon era, lives 400 years without aging, and studiously avoids forming relationships or making bonds with other people. Then he meets an actress (Jeon Ji-hyun) with an ego the size of Pluto, who infuriates and charms him unwittingly... just as his (literal) comet makes its way back to Earth to give him his only chance at returning to his home planet. Fueled by crackling romantic chemistry and hilarious comedic performances (and an image revival for Jeon), this drama was a hit both in Korea and internationally, and reinvigorated Hallyu popularity.

The Cast of You From Another Star:

‘You From Another Star’

Drama Casting & News
Producers writer, Master’s Sun PD team up for new SBS drama
by | June 29, 2015 | 111 Comments
After just wrapping on the KBS variety showbiz drama The Producers, it’s been announced that star writer Park Ji-eun will be heading back to SBS for her next project, where she had her last mega-hit You From Another Star in 2013-14. Over at SBS, she’ll be re-teaming with PD Jin Hyuk, of Doctor Stranger and... More »

Drama Casting & News
U.S. remakes for You From Another Star, Nine likely shelved
by | March 18, 2015 | 120 Comments
Good news or bad news? You be the judge: It appears that the anticipated U.S. remakes of fantasy-rom-com You From Another Star and time-travel thriller Nine won’t be making it to air after all; ABC and NBC have revealed the titles they are giving pilot orders to for the upcoming 2015-16 television season, and neither... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
2014 Editors’ Picks [Year in Review, Part 6]
by | December 29, 2014 | 221 Comments
And now for the Editors’ Picks, which closes out another Year in Review series (and another year, which hardly seems possible, but apparently time stops for no one, no matter how we beg). As ever, we’re grateful to gummimochi and HeadsNo2 for all their awesome recaps and reviews, whether rain or snow or, in some... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
And the award goes to… [Year In Review, Part 4]
by | December 23, 2014 | 120 Comments
The end of the year marks the beginning of awards season, where everyone hands out shiny trophies for the best of the best. Yes, but what about the middling, and the not-so-stellar? What do they get? This year I’m spreading the love around so that every drama gets to go home with an award and... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
The art of lie detection [Year in Review, Part 3]
by | December 19, 2014 | 83 Comments
I think I echo the entire human race when I say that there was something in the air this year that made the days go by faster. What other explanation could there be for the fact that it’s December again? Why does the end of the year have to be once a year? Maybe we... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Stocking stuffers for the drama addict [Year in Review, Part 2]
by | December 15, 2014 | 117 Comments
If you’re anything like me, then you’re probably wondering to yourself, How is it December already? It really does feel like this year flew past in the blink of an eye, and I’m already up to my eyes in holiday cards that have yet to be sent out. So if you’ve been procrastinating on that... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Omg is it that time of year already? [Year in Review, Part 1]
by | December 13, 2014 | 229 Comments
How on earth has another year zoomed by already? It felt as though I’d only just recovered from banging my head against my keyboard over last year’s year-end reviews when I had to start banging my head against my keyboard for this year’s batch. And okay, perhaps banging isn’t expressly necessary—but trust me, it’s become... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews

Drama Casting & News
You From Another Star gets a U.S. remake on ABC
by | September 19, 2014 | 126 Comments
Well, if you were going to pick one popular K-drama of the past year or two to remake, this would be the one: mega-hit fantasy-fusion romantic comedy series You From Another Star will be remade for American television by Sony Pictures Television, to air on ABC. The remake will keep the drama’s central conceit of... More »

Drama Casting & News
You From Another Star exhibition draws the masses
by | June 17, 2014 | 46 Comments
Ah, Korean capitalism at its best: Have you ever wanted to step into your favorite drama? Well, now’s your chance! Built at a cost of just over $2.9 million US, a special You From Another Star experience center opened a week ago at Dongdaemun Design Plaza, and it has already drawn over 6,000 visitors. As... More »

Dramabeans Podcast #21
by | April 3, 2014 | 69 Comments
We’re back with another podcast! With so many dramas to talk about, this one’s on the lengthy side, so I’ve tried to delineate the subject breaks clearly so you can skip the stuff about dramas you haven’t seen.   Podcast #21 Running time: 1:29:53 In which we: Start off by revisiting You From Another Star;... 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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