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Drama Casting & News
Vampire Prosecutor scores high ratings for cable
by | October 27, 2011 | 39 Comments
With a growing wave of original cable programming in the works and a few new cable upstarts ready to launch at the end of this year, the tv landscape is changing rapidly day by day. The good news is, it looks like gambling on bigger productions and bigger stars is paying off, at least in... More »

Celebrity News
Elle photo spread features ajusshi stars
by | October 27, 2011 | 50 Comments
Aw, how cute are they? November’s issue of Elle is going with a fun novel concept, featuring some of the big and small screen’s most charismatic actors, in a downright adorable set of photos. Who would’ve thought “ajusshi” and “cute” would go together so well? Choi Min-soo, who’s just come off yet another standout performance... More »

Celebrity News
Sohn Ye-jin and Lee Min-ki for Bazaar
by | October 26, 2011 | 39 Comments
Sohn Ye-jin and Lee Min-ki pose for an eerie photo spread in Harper’s Bazaar, to kick off promotions for their upcoming spooky rom-com Chilling Romance, about a woman who has a near-death experience that allows her to see ghosts, and a small-time magician who claims to conjure them. The photo shoot goes for more of... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jung Ryeo-won and Jung Kyeo-woon to join Salaryman?
by | October 26, 2011 | 36 Comments
Upcoming SBS drama History of the Salaryman secured its leading man Lee Beom-soo, but has turned in a new direction for his leading lady. Jung Ryeo-won, who has been focusing the majority of her career on films, is reportedly in talks to take on the role. In addition, Jung Kyeo-woon (Romance Town, Dr. Champ) is... More »

Drama Recaps
Thousand Day Promise: Episode 4
by | October 25, 2011 | 94 Comments
It’s the brothers’ episode to shine, as some characters go hurtling towards the truth, while others stay firmly in the land of denial. Grab a hanky and settle in. Oh, and you’re also gonna want your phone handy, to call your brother when it’s over. Ratings: Promise hits a new high with 17.5%; Kye Baek... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Seon-kyun and Im Soo-jung cast as husband and wife
by | October 25, 2011 | 52 Comments
Damn, this girl has all the luck. Okay, fine, she’s awesome and talented and quirky and delightful. She just also happens to costar with all of my favorite boys, one right after the other. Gong Yoo wasn’t enough, now you have to have The Voice too? Some people just live charmed lives, yunno? Im Soo-jung... More »

Celebrity News
Yoo Ah-in goes geek chic
by | October 25, 2011 | 74 Comments
I know — more Yoo Ah-in? But when is that ever a bad thing? Here he is, sporting some dandified looks for menswear line ZIOZIA, making him look surprisingly mature. I would’ve guessed Yoo Ah-in in a suit would be like a little kid playing dress-up, but sometimes, the suit makes the man. I have... More »

Drama Casting & News
Full House 2 finally confirms cast
by | October 24, 2011 | 114 Comments
No, really. For reals this time. Really, really. Upcoming remake Full House 2, aka The Drama That Cried Wolf (…if by wolf you mean cast), has FINALLY confirmed its leads, after skirting not one, not two, but three rounds of casting rumors for the two leading roles. Actors Hwang Jung-eum and Noh Min-woo are back... More »

Drama Recaps
Vampire Prosecutor: Episode 4
by | October 23, 2011 | 53 Comments
I’m pretty sure I know what happens in this episode. I’ll get to it as soon as I stop staring at the pretty… I’m probably gonna need a minute… In this episode, Tae-yeon faces his biggest opponent yet: not a hooded figure in a dark alley, but a well-dressed woman in a courtroom. It’s Lawyer... More »

Celebrity News
Song Joong-ki with scarecrow buddy for Vogue
by | October 21, 2011 | 63 Comments
Is it just me, or do the Yoo Ah-in and Song Joong-ki photo shoots always come in pairs? Well they do both have movies getting ready to premiere. Song’s rom-com Penny-Pinching Romance with Han Ye-seul premieres in a few weeks, where he plays a broke, girl-crazy slacker. Well, a CUTE broke, girl-crazy slacker. He is... More »

Drama Recaps
Can’t Lose: Episode 18 (Final)
by | October 20, 2011 | 48 Comments
What a heartwarming, funny, adorable finale for a heartwarming, funny, adorable series. You know what I love about this show? It’s just simple, steadfast, and best of all, it’s earnest. No fancy tricks, not even many surprises. But I walk away from it feeling like every character was worth meeting, and that love – real,... More »