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Chungmuro/Film News
Joo-won headlines cops ‘n’ robbers rom-com
by | March 8, 2013 | 171 Comments
So, totally didn’t intend for it to be the Week of Joo-won Headlines, but I guess Fate’s got other ideas. After three hit dramas (Baker King Kim Tak-gu, Ojakkyo Brothers, Gaksital) and one that defies all earth logic (here’s lookin’ at you, Level 7 Civil Servant), Joo-won is going back to filmlandia to take his... More »

Drama Recaps
Level 7 Civil Servant: Episode 14
by | March 7, 2013 | 225 Comments
Illustration by pumpkinattack So you may have been around for some stuff that happened today, and though we’ve been given the all-clear to go back to screencapping Joo-won in all his spytastic glory, we got such hilarious drawings submitted by readers (Thanks pumpkinattack and ziggystardust!) and even javabeans got in touch with her artistic side,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Nam-gil and Sohn Ye-jin courted for revenge drama
by | March 7, 2013 | 85 Comments
Have we finally got a post-army comeback project in the works for Kim Nam-gil? It’s still in unconfirmed casting stages, but new KBS revenge drama Shark is after both Kim Nam-gil and Sohn Ye-jin to headline. It’s the latest project from the writer-director team behind Fermentation Family, Mawang (Devil), Resurrection, and ’90s series School. Shark... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kim Seung-woo and Bird PD leave 1 Night 2 Days, search is on for new members
by | March 7, 2013 | 147 Comments
So I think the dust has settled on Sunday variety show 1 Night 2 Days’ contract negotiations, and we’ve got a good news/bad news situation. Bad news: mat-hyung Kim Seung-woo and head producer Choi Jae-young (Bird PD) have confirmed that they are leaving the show. Sadface. Good news is that the rest of the boys... More »

Drama Casting & News
Moon Geun-young in talks to headline sageuk
by | March 6, 2013 | 157 Comments
There have been rumblings about Moon Geun-young (Alice in Cheongdam-dong) taking on a new historical drama, and it looks like the deal is shaping up — it’s still in “considering favorably” stages, but if contract signing goes off without a hitch, Moon will star in the new MBC sageuk Goddess of Fire Jung-yi, set to... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days cast and PD changes on the horizon?
by | March 6, 2013 | 124 Comments
KBS sure is going to town on reworking their variety lineup these days. Kinda makes you wonder what was going on in those meetings that Jong-min walked in on. On the heels of canceling Happy Sunday show Qualifications of Men and Kang Ho-dong’s brand new show Moonlight Prince (both due to low ratings), they’re reportedly... More »

Drama Casting & News
Teaser and posters for medical sageuk Heo Jun
by | March 5, 2013 | 26 Comments
Here’s a look at Kim Joo-hyuk and Park Jin-hee in character for what will be the next six months of their lives, starring in the 120-episode sageuk epic Gu-am Heo Jun, set to premiere in just under two weeks. Kim Joo-hyuk headlines as the famous Joseon royal physician in the late 16th century, a beloved... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Chung-ah joins weekend drama Wonderful Mama
by | March 4, 2013 | 28 Comments
Lee Chung-ah (Flower Boy Ramyun Shop) has two new projects headed our way. First, she’s joined the cast of the Kim Sun-ah movie The Five, which is shooting now, but won’t hit theaters for a while. And then she also just signed on to upcoming weekend family drama Wonderful Mama, starring Jung Kyeo-woon and Jung... More »

Celebrity News
Flower boy next door Yoon Shi-yoon for CeCi
by | March 3, 2013 | 121 Comments
Aw, it’s Ke-geum-ie! It’s going to take me a while before I stop seeing Yoon Shi-yoon as his Flower Boy Next Door character, not that I ever want to. He really took adorable to new heights in that role. The show might’ve fallen short in the end, but it did leave some memorable characters behind,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Teasers, stills, and character info for Nine
by | March 2, 2013 | 82 Comments
One more week to go before tvN’s new time travel drama Nine (the full title is Nine: Nine Time Travels) premieres, and we’ve finally got a story direction along with new posters and teasers… and the character info is a doozy. Lee Jin-wook and Jo Yoon-hee star in the fantasy melodrama from the producers behind... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 427
by | March 1, 2013 | 108 Comments
EPISODE 427. Broadcast on February 24, 2013. girlfriday: The boys gather in front of KBS for the opening, and for once everyone looks rested and it’s not four in the morning. javabeans: Plus Jeon Woo-chi is over so Joo-won’s the only one with a drama right now. Although the less we speak of THAT, the... More »