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Drama Casting & News
Lee Chun-hee stars in The Thousandth Man
by | June 25, 2012 | 42 Comments
Aw, Chunderella, always good to see you in dramaland. Lee Chun-hee (Take Care of Us, Captain) will be starring in a Friday-night drama due out this summer on MBC called The Thousandth Man. The thousandth? Well I don’t know who this girl is, but whoooooheeee, that’s some number. Tags: Kang Ye-won, Lee Chun-hee... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim So-yeon and Song Chang-eui join The Great Seer
by | June 22, 2012 | 59 Comments
More cast additions to upcoming sageuk The Great Seer, aka Dae Poong Soo, starring Ji Jin-hee as a king and Go Soo as the seer who puts him in power. Kim So-yeon (Coffee) will be making her drama comeback as the heroine, along with Song Chang-eui (Syndrome) who has been cast as Go Soo’s nemesis.... More »

Drama Recaps
Gaksital: Episode 8
by | June 21, 2012 | 174 Comments
Is it… don’t tell me… is it time for the up-do? Awwww yeah. I always get the best episodes. *mehrong at javabeans* Kang-to gets hardcore, throwing himself headlong into revenge. He goes even further to create his cover, becoming an even bigger bastard than he was before (if that’s even possible). And yet, I just... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Kang-woo and Jo Yeo-jung for Haeundae Lovers
by | June 20, 2012 | 54 Comments
The new romantic comedy drama Haeundae Lovers has secured its hero, and it’s not Ji Sung after all, but Kim Kang-woo (Story of a Man). It’ll actually be Kim’s first drama since 2009’s Story of a Man, after having moved on to films in recent years. Wait… Kim Kang-woo… in a comedy? Still waiting for... More »

Drama Recaps
Big: Episode 6
by | June 19, 2012 | 331 Comments
Okay, I don’t know if they did that time jump because the previous episodes were missing that spark, but man I’m glad they did. It’s a new year and a new show, as far as I’m concerned. I might be putting too much stock in the potential that comes out of where we find all... More »

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 »