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Celebrity News
Big’s Little Kyung-joon, Shin
by | June 19, 2012 | 68 Comments
This kid’s got it made for his first big network project, playing Kang Kyung-joon in the latest Hong sisters drama Big: he gets to lie in a coma while Gong Yoo plays his character. Jackpot! The 21-year old model-turned-actor-turned-idol Shin (whole name: Shin Won-ho) is just getting started in the biz, but already he’s got... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Jun-hyuk reports for duty
by | June 19, 2012 | 69 Comments
Aw, another one goes. Lee Jun-hyuk met the press and fans outside the army base in Uijeongbu on June 19, to bid farewell before reporting for active duty. I’ve never seen someone smile so much on his way into army. Could he be any cuter? And why do all nearly-thirty actors suddenly look like little... More »

Drama Casting & News
Stills and trailer for I Need Romance 2012
by | June 16, 2012 | 43 Comments
Jung Yumi is looking great in the stills for I Need Romance 2012, the sequel to tvN’s hit single-women-in-the-city romantic comedy. The trailer is a mess, but… at least it looks like an entertaining mess? The stills of the happy couple (that’d be with Lee Jin-wook, the soon-to-be-ex long-term boyfriend) are adorable. It probably helps... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 390
by | June 15, 2012 | 56 Comments
EPISODE 390. Broadcast on June 10, 2012. javabeans: We open to a montage of teaser clips from later in the episode. I know the whole point of this is to edit in the juiciest bits, but even so I’m thinking whoa, lots of excitement ahead. Like a mob screaming for Joo-won, and Seung-woo calling his... More »

Drama Recaps
Gaksital: Episode 6
by | June 14, 2012 | 244 Comments
You’d think it’s an exaggeration to say that this is the episode in which EVERYTHING happens ever, but it’s not. Greatly in need of hugs. Also a new heart. Anyone got a spare?   EPISODE 6 RECAP Kenji shoots Mom, who crumples to the ground. And then as soon as he gets word that Gaksital... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ji Sung to headline Haeundae Lovers?
by | June 14, 2012 | 54 Comments
New drama alert! Upcoming KBS drama Haeundae Lovers, named for that famous stretch of city-on-beach in Busan, is the next project from writer Hwang Eun-kyung, of City Hunter and New Heart. The show is currently courting Ji Sung (Protect the Boss) as its hero, which would mean a reunion for New Heart’s star and writer,... More »

Drama Recaps
Big: Episode 4
by | June 12, 2012 | 282 Comments
What does it say when an eighteen-year old does a better job of being you than you? It’s an identity crisis of the highest order when the line starts to blur for everyone involved, as Kyung-joon starts to fulfill his role as Teach’s fiancé… a little TOO well. Tags: Baek Sung-hyun, Big, featured, Gong Yoo,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Joo Ji-hoon hits roadblocks on the way to dramaland
by | June 12, 2012 | 115 Comments
It’s been seven months since Joo Ji-hoon came back from army duty, with what was supposed to be a clean slate after he was busted for drug use back in 2009. And though he has successfully completed filming his first comeback project, the film I Am the King (due out in August), television just might... More »

Drama Recaps
Gaksital: Episode 4
by | June 7, 2012 | 173 Comments
One major connection is made, and another thwarted. One hero laments what he’s done to his family for his country, while the other laments what he’s done to his countrymen for his family. It’s such a gripping, heartbreaking irony at the center of it all. Tags: featured, Gaksital, Han Chae-ah, Jin Sae-yeon, Joo-won, Park Ki-woong,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Shi-yeon joins the cast of Nice Guy
by | June 7, 2012 | 73 Comments
The upcoming not-a-nice-guy drama Nice Guy starring Song Joong-ki (Tree With Deep Roots) and Moon Chae-won (The Princess’s Man) has confirmed the lead casting and added Park Shi-yeon (Coffee House) to the cast as the woman who betrays the hero and puts him on the path to destructive revenge. Song Joong-ki as a lover scorned,... More »

Drama Recaps
Big: Episode 2
by | June 5, 2012 | 269 Comments
Well that’s better. It’s like it took an episode to rev up (which makes sense given the premise, but it did feel surprisingly subdued). To make up for a less joke-filled premiere, Episode 2 brings the body swap comedy, the sex comedy, and some zippy plot to boot. We knew the premise going in, but... More »