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Drama Casting & News
Gong Yoo, half-naked and Big
by | May 19, 2012 | 99 Comments
IN Big! I meant IN! Here’s our first look at the upcoming Hong sisters drama Big in action. Fear not, those of you who worried that Gong Yoo wouldn’t get to spend his first post-army drama shirtless. There are rules about these things in the dramaverse. Tags: Big, Gong Yoo, Lee Min-jung... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 386
by | May 18, 2012 | 46 Comments
EPISODE 386. Broadcast on May 13, 2012. javabeans: And 1N2D is back! Thanks to the union strike, we’ve had about a month off from new episodes, with some filler broadcasts in the interim, but this is the first episode back. Ratings for 1N2D and Happy Sunday were cut in half from their usual numbers, but... More »

Drama Recaps
The King 2 Hearts: Episode 18
by | May 17, 2012 | 2,301 Comments
I love a drama that deepens the conflict as we go. So many shows will spin their wheels in the final stretch to just prolong the inevitable, but here we launch into a whole new conflict, as the final battle begins to unfold. And I swear, it feels like a reward just for me, but... More »

Drama Casting & News
I Do, I Do’s racy teaser
by | May 17, 2012 | 55 Comments
This show is so confusing — it’s equal parts rawr-inducing and head-scratch-inducing, and the trailer is no different. The teaser for upcoming MBC rom-com I Do, I Do is out, and it features leads Kim Sun-ah and Lee Jang-woo as a lively mismatched bickering couple, and lands them in bed together in less than thirty... More »

Drama Recaps
The King 2 Hearts: Episode 17
by | May 16, 2012 | 763 Comments
Who knew the truth could be so scary? Secrets come tumbling out, turning everyone’s lives inside out from the repercussions. It’s a good thing our heroine is as badass as they come. Tags: featured, Ha Ji-won, Jo Jung-seok, Lee Seung-gi, Lee Soon-jae, Lee Yoon-ji, The King 2 Hearts... More »

Drama Casting & News
Big’s soul-swapping shenanigans
by | May 16, 2012 | 107 Comments
HEE. Hee hee hee. I am so going to love this drama. I knew when Gong Yoo teamed up with the Hong sisters, resistance would be futile. And so far the stills aren’t proving me wrong. Getting my hopes up is usually not allowed, but damnit, my excitement just will not be tamed. Here’s another... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
TOP to become flower boy secret agent?
by | May 14, 2012 | 69 Comments
Is there ANY occupation that hasn’t had a flower boy version of it? That’s going to be the lasting mark of Hallyu, isn’t it — the flower-boy-ification of all things? This time it’s going to be flower boy spy, in the upcoming movie Alumni, featuring an undercover agent at a high school. Idol-actor TOP (Into... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Trailer and stills for All About My Wife
by | May 13, 2012 | 47 Comments
Lee Seon-kyun! I could watch you be this character for two hundred hours. Why is this movie not a drama? ARGH. Here’s a look at the trailer for the new hijinks-happy rom-com All About My Wife, about a meek hubby (Lee Seon-kyun) who’s too scared to ask for a divorce from his bold and sassy... More »

Drama Casting & News
Stills from Dr. Jin’s Joseon era shoots
by | May 12, 2012 | 107 Comments
Stills, stills, and more stills! With so many dramas getting ready to premiere, it’s like the promo parade everywhere I turn. Here’s our first look at the world of Time Slip Dr. Jin, post-time-slip, when Song Seung-heon goes from present-day brain surgeon to 1860s backhug-getting guy. Do you wanna be the one to tell him... More »

Drama Casting & News
Gong Yoo and Lee Min-jung’s Big snowy date
by | May 11, 2012 | 93 Comments
Aw, this couple is going to be so cute together. Big‘s stars Gong Yoo and Lee Min-jung shot their first scene together, a flashback to the first time they held hands on a snowy winter date. They managed a pretty good winter facsimile for the middle of May, though I find it funny the amount... More »

Drama Recaps
The King 2 Hearts: Episode 16
by | May 10, 2012 | 2,341 Comments
Awwww yeah! We’re back, baby. Now THIS is the show I know and love. Bring in da stakes, bring in da tears, and let’s get down to business. Betrayal hits like a ton of bricks, but it feels like being dusted with powdered sugar compared to what’s around the bend… Tags: featured, Ha Ji-won, Jo... More »