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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 »

Chungmuro/Film News
Joo Ji-hoon reunites with Naked Kitchen director
by | March 1, 2013 | 59 Comments
There’s a new romantic comedy film in the works by director Hong Ji-young of Naked Kitchen, and she’s looking to reunite with Joo Ji-hoon (Five Fingers) for a third time (she also did some work on the script for Antique Bakery). Exciting, since those are the projects of his that I like most. The new... More »

Drama Recaps
Level 7 Civil Servant: Episode 12
by | February 28, 2013 | 47 Comments
Just when you thought being betrayed by the one you love would be the last straw, it turns out your day actually can get worse. The house of cards comes tumbling down and everyone starts asking all the right questions and secrets start spilling out. But does knowing the truth make a difference when trust... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Yubi joins Gu Family Book as Seung-gi’s first love
by | February 28, 2013 | 62 Comments
Filming has begun on the new fusion sageuk Gu Family Book, but the production is still busy casting, and we finally have a second lead vying for our half-gumiho hero’s affections. (‘s about time. Was wondering if we’d actually get a drama without a love triangle.) Nice Guy’s little sis Choco, Lee Yubi, has been... More »

Drama Casting & News
Trailer and stills for contagion thriller The Virus
by | February 27, 2013 | 36 Comments
OCN’s new viral epidemic series The Virus starts this Friday (I know! Where does the time go??) and it looks like a fun ride… well, if you enjoy being creeped out by apocalyptic mutant viruses out to destroy the human race. What’s not to like? Eom Ki-joon headlines as Hazmat Hero, the CDC viral specialist... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Hye-soo’s new rom-com changes title, adds to cast
by | February 27, 2013 | 30 Comments
First of all, we’ve got a title change for the drama formerly known as Please Come Back, Miss Kim; it’s now called God of the Workplace. I can’t tell which is better (or worse, really) because the first title was neither here nor there, but the new one has even less personality. Oh well. In... More »

Drama Recaps
Flower Boy Next Door: Episode 16 (Final)
by | February 26, 2013 | 239 Comments
It’s the end of the road for our Miss Lonelyhearts and her flower boy neighbors, in a finale about the difference between what each character thought was love, and how that perception changes when they experience it firsthand. Is love watching from afar? Seeing the world through the other person’s eyes? Meeting each other halfway?... More »

Drama Casting & News
First stills from Song Seung-heon’s When a Man Loves
by | February 26, 2013 | 78 Comments
MBC’s next Wednesday-Thursday drama When a Man Loves has started shooting, and here’s our first look at the four leads doin’ their thing. We’ve got Song Seung-heon (Dr. Jin) as the revenge-getting two-timing gangster, Chae Jung-ahn (Queen of Reversals) as his wife, Shin Se-kyung (Fashion King) as the other woman, and Yeon Woo-jin (Arang and... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Gift of Room 7 joins 10 million ticket club
by | February 25, 2013 | 31 Comments
The Korean domestic box office has been booming lately, that’s for sure. And now we have another addition to the top ten all-time box office record-holders: heartwarming jailbird daddy-daughter comedy The Gift of Room 7 has surpassed the 10-million ticket mark and edged its way past D-war and Speed Scandal for eighth place. Is anyone... More »