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Drama Casting & News
Yeon Woo-jin joins Arang and the Magistrate
by | April 2, 2012 | 50 Comments
After a bit of a hiatus once the leads were cast, summer ghosty romance drama Arang and the Magistrate is back on the casting bandwagon. They’ve landed their villain: Yeon Woo-jin, who is best known for being the youngest son on the hit weekend drama Ojakkyo Brothers. He’ll be joining Shin Mina and Lee Jun-ki... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 379
by | March 30, 2012 | 52 Comments
EPISODE 379. Broadcast on March 25, 2012. javabeans: The guys make it up the mountain to the flag, going past their deadline to secure two outdoor sleeping spots tonight. That means five guys get to sleep “indoors,” except that still means outside — just in a tent. They reminisce a bit around the time-capsule tree... More »

Drama Recaps
The King 2 Hearts: Episode 4
by | March 29, 2012 | 216 Comments
This episode is so full of awesome. It’s by far the best one yet, full of tension, humor, and heart. Warning: you might get whiplash, you might bust a gut, your heart might well up with pride, and then burst into a million pieces. But if you survive all that, I’ll see you on the... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Sohn Ye-jin and Kim Gab-soo as father-daughter pair
by | March 29, 2012 | 53 Comments
Looks like Sohn Ye-jin (Chilling Romance, Personal Taste) will be sticking to the big screen for a while. She’s announced that her next project will be the suspense film Accomplice, where she’ll be playing daughter to veteran actor Kim Gab-soo (Just Like Today). It’s no ordinary happy family though, because the heroine begins to suspect... More »

Drama Recaps
The King 2 Hearts: Episode 3
by | March 28, 2012 | 159 Comments
Princey gets mad and Hang-ah gets even. Serves ya right. There’s a little Love Connection, a dash of Speed, some man-on-man, an international incident over underwear, and someone ends up in a body bag. Not necessarily in that order.   EPISODE 3 RECAP Tags: featured, Ha Ji-won, Jo Jung-seok, Lee Seung-gi, Lee Sung-min, Lee Yoon-ji,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Daniel Choi joins the cast of Ghost
by | March 27, 2012 | 52 Comments
Well so far the secondary cast is doing all the heavy lifting in getting my interest up for this drama. Daniel Choi (The Musical, Baby-Faced Beauty) has now joined the cast of upcoming cyber investigation drama Ghost, due out this May. It stars So Ji-sub and Lee Yeon-hee, who have already been paired together in... More »

Drama Casting & News
Love Rain premieres to low ratings
by | March 26, 2012 | 287 Comments
Today marks the premiere of KBS’s new throwback drama Love Rain, the new project from famed season drama PD Yoon Suk-ho, starring Jang Geun-seok and Yoona. But despite the young starpower, the series premiered to disappointing ratings: 5.8%. Tags: drama ratings, Fashion King, Love Rain... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Yoon-ji gets in touch with her inner princess
by | March 26, 2012 | 37 Comments
Aw, I love Lee Yoon-ji. And she looks beautiful here in a shoot for Esquire in frothy, girly dresses that I want for self. She’s long overdue for her entrance in the new MBC drama The King 2 Hearts, where she plays a princess who calls Seung-gi “oppa.” Tags: Lee Yoon-ji, photo shoots... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 378
by | March 23, 2012 | 32 Comments
EPISODE 378. Broadcast on March 18, 2012. javabeans: For some unspeakable reason, the opening today involves a dance as Su-geun does his best impression of a manic host and introduces the guys. Jong-min’s dancing with such concentration that the caption points out that he misses out on being funny… but fear not, since Equator Man... More »

Drama Recaps
The King 2 Hearts: Episode 2
by | March 22, 2012 | 187 Comments
Damn, I tried not to love this drama, but it just won’t let me. It’s friggin’ hilarious, and now it’s hooked me, good and proper. The last episode focused much more on our hero and the royal family, but this time we really get to know our heroine, and she’s pretty awesome. Plus, we get... More »

Drama Casting & News
Eom Ki-joon joins cyber thriller Ghost
by | March 22, 2012 | 40 Comments
Just when I thought Ghost was out of the pageant, it reels me back in with Eom Ki-joon. Drat! I love Eom Ki-joon! I don’t know if I love him enough to endure the So Ji-sub / Lee Yeon-hee competition for saddest puppy, but it’s certainly an uptick on my expectation meter for this drama,... More »