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Drama Casting & News
Ji Sung to fight back from behind bars in SBS’s Defendant
by | January 16, 2017 | 21 Comments
There’s certainly no missing the motif in these latest posters for the upcoming SBS drama Defendant, with Ji Sung (Entertainer) behind bars and a stern-looking Eom Ki-joon (Masked Prosecutor) determined to ensure that he stay there. The premise of the drama is a bit like The Fugitive with a dash Remember–Son’s War mixed in: A... More »


Drama Casting & News
Bloody knives and violent crimes in Defendant’s new teaser
by | January 10, 2017 | 24 Comments
Ooooh, I’m getting strong Memento crossed with The Count of Monte Cristo vibes from the second teaser of SBS’s upcoming Defendant. In this new revenge-thriller drama, an amnesiac Ji Sung (Entertainer) stars as a top prosecutor-turned-felon, whose wife is murdered and whose daughter disappears. Eom Ki-joon (Masked Prosecutor) plays a set of twins — one... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ji Sung is the best dad ever in new Defendant stills
by | January 4, 2017 | 55 Comments
Okay, so initially I was super sad that one of my current favorite dramas, Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim, would be ending. But going from Han Seok-kyu to Ji Sung (Entertainer) is pretty much going from awesome to awesome, so I’m cautiously looking forward to SBS’s Defendant. Plus, I need something to expunge the stain that... More »


Drama Casting & News
Legal drama Defendant finds leading lady in SNSD’s Yuri
by | November 15, 2016 | 157 Comments
girlfriday: Casting news for SBS’s Defendant!   javabeans: Ooh! Yay! Hit me. girlfriday: SNSD’s Yuri has been cast in it. javabeans: …I take that back. But okay, I’ll think positively. Just as long as they get a good lead… girlfriday: She’s the lead.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Gogh’s Starry Night gets weekend timeslot on SBS
by | October 6, 2016 | 33 Comments
Web drama Gogh’s Starry Night is getting a second life on SBS as a 4-episode mini drama to be broadcast on Saturday-Sunday. The workplace rom-com is the first web drama from PD Jo Soo-won of Pinocchio and I Hear Your Voice, and was already released in China where it surpassed ten million views in three... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yuri offered lead in castaway romance drama Gaia
by | April 20, 2016 | 75 Comments
Hm, so it’s Girls Generation idol Yuri who’s up to star in MBC’s castaway youth romance drama Gaia, which earlier reported that it was considering Kang Haneul (Misaeng) to headline. It’s not the casting I would have asked for, but I’m going to try to look on the bright side of things, because we have... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 2, 2016
by | April 2, 2016 | 41 Comments
Lee Sang-yoon Heads, ask and ye shall receive. During an interview on March 30, Lee Sang-yoon said about a Liar Game 2: “The director, writers, and all of us actors believe the sequel will happen.” He went on to explain that barring scheduling conflicts, all involved hope to begin production on the project later this year or early... More »


Drama Recaps
Neighborhood Hero: Episode 1
by | January 24, 2016 | 136 Comments
There was a burst of new content on cable this weekend, and Neighborhood Hero (also called Local Hero) was OCN’s offering, marking the channel’s shift to the twice-a-week format. They’ve had a number of successes in the once-a-week action thriller format—that’s been their bread and butter—but are trying something new with this Saturday-Sunday scheduling. Off... More »


Drama Casting & News
Justice, pennies, and rules in OCN’s Neighborhood Hero
by | December 30, 2015 | 46 Comments
I am really feelin’ the dryly funny vibe of these Neighborhood Hero teasers: The show has all the slick stylishness of OCN’s dark action dramas, but the fun spirit of a tongue-in-cheek caper. I love when a thing deflates its own ego for a laugh. Here we’ve got several more teasers to round out the... More »


Drama Casting & News
OCN’s Neighborhood Hero gets called to action
by | December 21, 2015 | 152 Comments
Trailers are out for OCN’s new spy action drama Neighborhood Hero, about an ex-secret agent who starts a quirky little ring of vigilante heroes to keep watch over their neighborhood. There must just be a lot of evil where they live. The series stars Park Shi-hoo (Alice in Cheongdam-dong) and Lee Soo-hyuk (Scholar Who Walks... More »