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Chungmuro/Film News
Pants-dropping highs and bickering lows in My Love My Bride
by | August 25, 2014 | 27 Comments
Gah, I can’t wait for this movie to come out. Jo Jung-seok (You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin) and Shin Mina (Arang and the Magistrate) are getting hitched this fall in the romantic comedy My Love My Bride, a remake of the 1990 movie starring Choi Jin-shil and Park Joong-hoon. They play newlyweds who go from... More »


Drama Casting & News
Face Reader producers file injunction against KBS for King’s Face
by | August 25, 2014 | 19 Comments
It’s possible we won’t be seeing The King’s Face on KBS this fall, as originally planned. The drama adaptation of the 2013 film The Face Reader was scheduled to air in November and was courting Seo In-gook to headline. But on August 25, The Face Reader’s production company, Jupiter Film, filed for an injunction claiming... More »


Drama Recaps
Marriage Not Dating: Episode 15
by | August 22, 2014 | 96 Comments
As it always is with this couple, whether fake or real, the greatest obstacle they face is family. Ki-tae thinks confrontation can be avoided, but Jang-mi has learned a thing or two about relationships, and knows that there is no difference between marriage and dating when it comes to Mom. The root of the problem... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Jong-seok and Park Shin-hye courted for Pinocchio
by | August 21, 2014 | 152 Comments
Okay, this is one reunion I’m rooting for in dramaland: Lee Jong-seok is considering a reunion with the PD-writer team behind I Hear Your Voice, for their new fall drama Pinocchio. It might actually wash out the part of my brain that went mushy trying to hold onto some semblance of sanity while watching Doctor... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Jung-soo cast as Iron Man’s loyal bodyguard
by | August 20, 2014 | 42 Comments
Why does a man covered in knives need a bodyguard, you might ask? It’s a good question. Maybe he’s not so good at controlling his new knife-sprouting abilities and needs a babysitter? Han Jung-soo has joined the cast of KBS’s new supernatural drama Iron Man, where he’ll play Lee Dong-wook’s faithful secretary-bodyguard who goes everywhere... More »


Drama Casting & News
Secret Door’s prince in action
by | August 19, 2014 | 17 Comments
This show is being pretty stingy with the stills for such a large cast, but I can forgive a lot for Lee Je-hoon’s return to the small screen. Here he is in action for SBS’s fusion sageuk Secret Door, where he’ll play a very different Crown Prince Sado from the version portrayed in history books.... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Joo-hyuk and Sohn Ye-jin to reunite on big screen
by | August 18, 2014 | 11 Comments
Sohn Ye-jin (Shark) ended up turning down the fusion historical drama The King’s Face in favor of a movie, and has now confirmed that she’ll be starring in the thriller House Full of Happiness. And because not even one project in film and television this year can be reunion-less, Kim Joo-hyuk (Gu-am Heo Jun) is... More »


Celebrity News
Oh Snap! Kang Dong-won and Song Hye-gyo’s Parisian date
by | August 18, 2014 | 73 Comments
My god they’re pretty. We’ve been getting tiny glimpses here and there of this Vogue photo shoot that caused all kinds of dating rumors to surface between Kang Dong-won and Song Hye-gyo, but now that I see the full set, I kinda want it to be true. The co-stars play parents to a child with... More »


Drama Recaps
Marriage Not Dating: Episode 13
by | August 15, 2014 | 119 Comments
The problem with filling your day with trying to forget the person you love… is that you spend all day thinking about the person you love. It’s an episode spent in denial, but in the cute way where everyone runs around doing adorable things for each other in secret. I don’t see why you couldn’t... More »


Drama Casting & News
Nine is the loneliest number in Plus Nine Boys
by | August 15, 2014 | 22 Comments
I’m loving this show’s teasers, but now I’m scared they’re getting my expectations up. New coming-of-age drama Plus Nine Boys released a really cute conceptual teaser about the four unluckiest boys on earth, and the dreaded number 9 that keeps dogging them with every possible superstitious omen out there: crows, black cats, broken mirrors, ice... More »


Drama Casting & News
Reawakened memories set course for chase thriller in Reset
by | August 14, 2014 | 45 Comments
OCN’s newest crime thriller Reset is revving up for its premiere in just a few weeks, and in the latest set of teasers we learn a little more about the premise, our characters, and finally catch a glimpse of our leads in action together. They’re calling it an image transformation for both actors, but I’ve... More »