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Drama Casting & News
Eugene and Lee Jung-jin headline new weekend drama
by | November 22, 2012 | 47 Comments
New drama alert, and just in time, too: MBC’s current weekend drama May Queen ends in five weeks, and they’ve just cast the show that’ll follow it. It’s a family drama called Third Generation Noodle House, starring Eugene (Baker King King Tak-gu) as the noodle-factory-inheriting heroine and Lee Jung-jin (Runaway, Pieta) as her love interest.... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Jeon Ji-hyun and Ha Jung-woo drop The Road Home
by | November 21, 2012 | 18 Comments
Yeesh, is there some bad juju flowing through Chungmuro? Yet another film has lost its cast this week: both Ha Jung-woo and Jeon Ji-hyun have backed out of the action thriller The Road Home, where they were to play a married couple falsely accused of drug smuggling and forced to take the law into their... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Uhm Tae-woong and Han Ye-seul drop The Dog
by | November 20, 2012 | 17 Comments
girlfriday: So, Uhm Tae-woong dropped out of his movie The Dog? But he loves dogs! javabeans: But wasn’t this the movie about dog fighters? So maybe this is best for all involved. girlfriday: Oh right. Maybe he did it to spare himself the heartache. javabeans: Technically the reason is that scheduling pushed back The Dog,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Level 7 Civil Servant’s first script read
by | November 20, 2012 | 104 Comments
Joo-won, back to dramaland so soon? We barely had a chance to miss ya. Well you know you won’t hear me complain about it, though it IS confusing for those of us still holding onto Gaksitaaaaaal. Guess now’s a good a time as any to begin letting go, whether we like it or not. And... More »

Drama Casting & News
IRIS 2 begins shooting
by | November 19, 2012 | 106 Comments
…film AND guns, as the case may be. Here’s a teensy taste of the first promo images from spy action sequel IRIS 2, with everyone in the cast doing their best action figure poses. They’re gearing up for a big international shoot starting next week, as per the franchise’s usual procedure, and this time they’ll... More »

Drama Recaps
Vampire Prosecutor 2: Episode 11 (Final)
by | November 18, 2012 | 103 Comments
Badass. So badass, in fact, that I immediately want to watch it again. I sort of wonder if they saved all their eggs for the finale this season, instead of doling out the awesome little by little, because the final episode is considerably better than the past ten. It’s go-go-go from start to finish, and... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Rae-won in My Little Hero
by | November 17, 2012 | 51 Comments
This movie has feel-good written all over it. I’m in. Kim Rae-won (Thousand Day Promise) stars in the new film My Little Hero, as a third-rate music director who’s all but washed up, when he meets a young boy so talented it turns both their lives around. You just can’t go wrong with an underdog... More »

Drama Casting & News
Character introductions and kisses for Jeon Woo-chi
by | November 16, 2012 | 52 Comments
Aw, smoochies, smoochies for everyone! Get ‘em while you can, I say, especially since we know there’s a whole revenge plot to come, once happiness and loved ones get stripped away from our hero. But before the darkness and mayhem, it’s nice to know that life in utopia is, well, perfect. It’s a still-a-palooza for... More »

Drama Recaps
I Miss You: Episode 4
by | November 15, 2012 | 282 Comments
The search begins, as we face the fallout from yesterday’s tragedy, and it’s actually Detective Kim who takes center stage in this episode, as a much-needed (and let’s face it, only) father figure in these kids’ lives. Jung-woo grows up as well, and man, I know that growing up is hard to do, but today... More »

Drama Casting & News
Secret Agent War gets a name change
by | November 15, 2012 | 70 Comments
girlfriday: So Secret Agent War is getting a name change… back to Level 7 Civil Servant. Um, does a step backward count as forward movement? javabeans: It does if you’re pointed in the wrong direction. girlfriday: Hold on… *gets up and tries it* Now I’m just dizzy. javabeans: Why even change your name a bunch... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jung Jin-young cameos as Jeon Woo-chi’s teacher
by | November 14, 2012 | 24 Comments
Action fusion sageuk Jeon Woo-chi already has a star-studded cast, but they’ve also added a big headliner cameo for the premiere episode: Jung Jin-young (Love Rain, Brain) will play a crucial role in the opener as Jeon Woo-chi (Cha Tae-hyun)’s teacher, who sets him on his fateful course for the rest of the drama. Hm,... More »