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Drama Casting & News
Fusion action and laughs for Jeon Woo-chi
by | November 6, 2012 | 50 Comments
Giggity. So excited for this drama. Here’s a teaser and a barrage of stills from the upcoming fusion sageuk Jeon Woo-chi, starring Cha Tae-hyun as a cheeky Taoist wizard who travels to Joseon on a revenge mission and ends up an unlikely hero. The poster features Woo-chi’s double life — one the bumbling nebbishy cover... More »

Drama Casting & News
Im Soo-jung and Shin Ha-kyun consider new rom-com drama
by | November 5, 2012 | 63 Comments
There’s a new romantic comedy series in the works, and it’s courting some big stars back to dramaland. The project is called All About My Romance, and is currently trying to woo Shin Ha-kyun (Brain) and Im Soo-jung (All About My Wife) as its leads. From All About My Wife to All About My Romance?... More »

Drama Recaps
Vampire Prosecutor 2: Episode 9
by | November 4, 2012 | 76 Comments
Whoa. I don’t even know how to preview this episode without giving anything away. Let’s just say the Big Bad wages his war, and he’s not messing around. You might want to cover your eyes for this. Now that we’re entering the final three episodes, I think it’s safe to say: The showdown has begun…... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Wolf Boy takes the box office
by | November 3, 2012 | 157 Comments
There seems to be no end in sight to the string of domestic box office hits in Korea this year. Wolf Boy starring Song Joong-ki and Park Bo-young opened in first place this week, and is poised to sell over 500,000 tickets in four days. The film is receiving heaps of critical praise as well,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Oohlala Spouses plans for extension
by | November 2, 2012 | 61 Comments
Dramas that perform well in their time slots are invariably going to go through a round of will-they-extend-or-won’t-they, but it’s looking like a distinct possibility for KBS’s Monday-Tuesday comedy Oohlala Spouses, starring Kim Jung-eun and Shin Hyun-joon as a married couple who are forced to spend a little time walking around in each other’s bodies.... More »

Drama Casting & News
More tears for I Miss You’s leads
by | October 31, 2012 | 87 Comments
It’d be nice if they could just release these all at once, but then I suppose that defeats the purpose of a teaser being a tease. More poster stills are out for upcoming melodrama I Miss You, this time featuring leads Yoochun and Yoon Eun-hye and their respective turns at the Rainy Window of Pain.... More »

Drama Recaps
Faith: Episode 24 (Final)
by | October 30, 2012 | 407 Comments
We finally reach the end of our journey, but it’s only the beginning for Eun-soo, who at last deals with that pesky issue of time travel and faces the consequences of messing with the space-time continuum. If there’s anything I’ve learned this year in dramaland, it’s that there’s always a price to pay for tampering... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoo Seung-ho’s poster shoot for I Miss You
by | October 30, 2012 | 151 Comments
Well, it’s settled. I already have second lead syndrome, and I’m doomed to cry a river while watching Yoo Seung-ho not get the girl in I Miss You. On the upside, at least it’s a melodrama and EVERYONE will be crying? I know, it’s a very small upside. Here’s our first look at I Miss... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Gwanghae, The Man Who Became King climbs box office charts
by | October 29, 2012 | 40 Comments
It’s just a good year for movies, apparently. We’ve got another chart-climber on our hands: prince-and-pauper historical drama Gwanghae, The Man Who Became King (also going by Masquerade) is nearing the 11-million ticket mark in its seven-week run. Between this, The Thieves, and Gone With the Wind, 2012 is definitely the year of the domestic... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Park Shi-hoo bares skin for serial killer role
by | October 28, 2012 | 157 Comments
Helloooo, nurse! It seems decidedly wrong that a serial killer ought to look like Park Shi-hoo, but then that’s sort of the slick twist on his new movie. It’s an action crime thriller called I Am a Murderer, about a serial killer who literally gets away with murder… and then outs himself as a bestselling... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 409
by | October 27, 2012 | 73 Comments
EPISODE 409. Broadcast on October 21, 2012. javabeans: We resume the trip with the Matched Team versus the Unmatched. Unsurprisingly, the team of five beats out the team of two and they head over to basecamp for the night where there are two dinner tables, hidden under a white covering. One of those white mounds... More »