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Drama Recaps
Dream High 2: Episode 1
by | January 30, 2012 | 137 Comments
It’s time to Dream Higherererer with a whole new cast of characters, and a whole new universe as well. As it turns out Season 2 is no dummy – we don’t just pick up where we left off, or reboot to square one with the same narrative and a different cast. Phew. One bullet dodged.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Operation Proposal cast photos and teaser
by | January 30, 2012 | 61 Comments
Yet another show a week out from premiere: the fantasy youth melodrama Operation Proposal starring Yoo Seung-ho and Park Eun-bin has released some cast photos as well as a teaser. The remake of the Japanese Proposal Daisakusen is getting ready to launch on the new cable network TV Chosun, and has made a last-minute scheduling... More »

Drama Casting & News
Trailers and posters for Feast of the Gods
by | January 29, 2012 | 69 Comments
Sung Yuri‘s new weekend drama Feast of the Gods is getting ready to premiere in a week, so here’s our first look at posters and teasers for the show. It’s a 32-episode drama about chefs who battle it out in the kitchen, and in this case it’s a specialty restaurant that features only the very... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Ahn Sung-ki’s courtroom thriller Broken Arrow
by | January 28, 2012 | 14 Comments
Though the new year’s holiday box office was dominated by feel-good comedy Dancing Queen, the based-on-a-true-story courtroom thriller Broken Arrow (also called Unbowed) isn’t far behind. The film is gaining a lot of traction based on critical buzz, for the gripping portrayal of a real case that was steeped in controversy. Veteran actor Ahn Sung-ki... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Min-ho goes from MoonSun to Rooftop
by | January 27, 2012 | 87 Comments
Okay, so this, I’m excited about. One of the standout actors from the childhood/teenage era of the hit drama The Moon That Embraces the Sun — Lee Min-ho (not to be confused with Lee Min-ho, natch) — has joined the cast of upcoming SBS drama Rooftop Prince, starring Park Yoochun and Han Ji-min. It looks... More »

Drama Recaps
The Moon That Embraces the Sun: Episode 7
by | January 25, 2012 | 149 Comments
It’s a crash course in fates, as we find out that some connections can’t be shaken, even in death. We finally get our introduction to grown-up Yeon-woo, and things move along a lot faster than I had anticipated. This episode is sort of the sister to last week’s introduction to King Hwon and his world,... More »

Celebrity News
Ji Jin-hee’s playful charm in High Cut
by | January 25, 2012 | 100 Comments
Damn, some guys just have that old school movie star look about them that blows all the flower boys out of the water. Why is Ji Jin-hee (Take Care of Us Captain, Dong Yi) looking so good? It probably helps that he’s sporting a ruggedly handsome look in the first photo, then switches gears to... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Thoughts on 1 Night 2 Days Season 2
by | January 24, 2012 | 87 Comments
So there’s been a whole lot of speculation about the future of Korea’s most beloved variety show, 1 Night 2 Days, since it announced it would be ending with its current cast by the end of February. There was a time KBS considered going in a whole new direction altogether for the timeslot, but did... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Uhm Jung-hwa hits it big with Dancing Queen
by | January 21, 2012 | 34 Comments
Here’s a look at the first big movie hit of the new year, the feel-good comedy Dancing Queen, starring Hwang Jung-min as a Seoul mayoral candidate and Uhm Jung-hwa as his wife who still hasn’t given up her dream to become a singer, well into her ajumma years. How cute. I love that they turned... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ha Ji-won and Lee Seung-gi confirm The King
by | January 20, 2012 | 289 Comments
Aaaaand, we FINALLY have a king. I seriously thought this drama would never secure a cast. But now the production team behind highly anticipated miniseries The King has announced that Ha Ji-won and Lee Seung-gi have been confirmed as the soon-to-be royal couple to hit the small screen this March. Looks like the king’s in... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Da-hyun joins Twelve Men in a Year
by | January 19, 2012 | 42 Comments
Here’s the first of Yoon Jin-seo‘s twelve men to romance. (How’s a girl get that job?) Musical actor Kim Da-hyun, who you might recognize from Warrior Baek Dong-soo or Biscuit Teacher Star Candy, has been cast as the first of the dozen suitors in tvN’s Twelve Men in a Year, due out next month. A... More »