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Chungmuro/Film News
Chun Jung-myung and Kim Min-jung reunite as co-stars
by | November 29, 2012 | 46 Comments
Chun Jung-myung (Man of Honor, Blue Salt) and Kim Min-jung (Third Ward, Thorn Birds) are reportedly in talks to star in a movie called Queen of the Night, about a husband who starts getting suspicious about his perfect wife’s past. There are conflicting reports — some say one or both are confirmed while others say... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Sun-ah considers lead in revenge film
by | November 28, 2012 | 49 Comments
Looks like Kim Sun-ah is lining up a movie for her next project, and a stark character change-up to go with. She’s reportedly in talks to star in The Five, a dark revenge saga that will put her front and center of a ragtag team on a vengeance tear. Hell yeah. Badass Kim Sun-ah is... More »

Drama Casting & News
Flower Boy Next Door’s first script read
by | November 27, 2012 | 139 Comments
Whee, production is underway for the next installment of tvN’s Oh Boy series: this time we have Flower Boy Next Door, starring Park Shin-hye as a lonely girl locked away in her room, where she spends her days peeping at her hot neighbor. Hey, girl’s gotta have hobbies. I’m picturing a comedic Rear Window setup,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Level 7 Civil Servant starts shooting
by | November 27, 2012 | 48 Comments
Aw, I was hoping that the first stills from action rom-com Level 7 Civil Servant would be a little more James Bond and a little less boy-next-door, but I suppose the hero isn’t going to start out a badass, which is part of the fun. It’s just, with a character who got into the spy... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Trailer and stills for disaster movie Tower
by | November 26, 2012 | 34 Comments
This movie’s been in the works for a while; it’s been promising a release for over a year, but the time has finally come for blockbuster disaster film Tower to hit theaters, in just a few weeks. It’s the citizens-trapped-in-a-burning-skyscraper movie that promises big effects and heartwarming heroism… yunno, amidst the total panic and horror... More »

Celebrity News
Song Ji-hyo’s shoot for Singles magazine
by | November 26, 2012 | 47 Comments
Even though I saw Song Ji-hyo in dramas before variety shows, now I’m so used to her awesomely confident and thoroughly undone, un-actress-like variety persona on Running Man that when I see her all dolled up, it always surprises me. Here she is in a photo shoot for Singles magazine to promote her new movie... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 413
by | November 24, 2012 | 52 Comments
EPISODE 413. Broadcast on November 18, 2012. javabeans: When we resume, both teams (Cans and Cannots) have had one win each and a taste of grilled meat. Now for the third game, which has everyone furrowing their brows in confusion: golf ball heading. First of all, huh? Second of all, owww. girlfriday: Bird PD even... More »

Drama Recaps
Jeon Woo-chi: Episode 2
by | November 22, 2012 | 22 Comments
Thankfully a more coherent second episode, with some illuminating backstory as to why the hero/villain bromance went sideways (or perhaps was doomed from the get-go), as well as a present-day mystery that effectively brings all our main characters into one story space, and on a crash course with each other. It’s a good thing too,... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Ji Sung plays peek-a-boo
by | November 22, 2012 | 40 Comments
Nothing like a cheeky photo shoot to brighten up my day. Here’s Ji Sung looking dapper and being adorable for Allure, to promote his new movie My P.S. Partner, due to premiere in a few weeks. There’s also a boatload of new stills from the movie set, showing that the “P.S.” for phone sex isn’t... More »

Drama Casting & News
Eugene and Lee Jung-jin headline new weekend drama
by | November 22, 2012 | 47 Comments
New drama alert, and just in time, too: MBC’s current weekend drama May Queen ends in five weeks, and they’ve just cast the show that’ll follow it. It’s a family drama called Third Generation Noodle House, starring Eugene (Baker King King Tak-gu) as the noodle-factory-inheriting heroine and Lee Jung-jin (Runaway, Pieta) as her love interest.... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Jeon Ji-hyun and Ha Jung-woo drop The Road Home
by | November 21, 2012 | 18 Comments
Yeesh, is there some bad juju flowing through Chungmuro? Yet another film has lost its cast this week: both Ha Jung-woo and Jeon Ji-hyun have backed out of the action thriller The Road Home, where they were to play a married couple falsely accused of drug smuggling and forced to take the law into their... More »