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Yoochun reports for army duty
by | August 27, 2015 | 63 Comments
Is it already that time? But what if I’m not emotionally prepared? It’s always a sad day for dramaland when leading men head off to army, but duty calls. Park Yoochun reported for basic training at the Nonsan Army Training Center on August 27, after which he’ll be stationed as a public service worker for... More »


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Yoo Ah-in relishes his evil turn in Veteran
by | August 2, 2015 | 34 Comments
Yoo Ah-in (29, real name Uhm Hong-shik) is back, and this time he’s completely shed his youthful image. He plays an audaciously evil chaebol heir in his upcoming film, Veteran, and he’ll present to the public a new and previously unseen range to his acting. Until now, Yoo has often played the role of rebellious... More »


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Won Bin and Lee Na-young get married in secret
by | May 30, 2015 | 66 Comments
And another heartthrob goes off the market. After dating for two years (and very quietly at that), Won Bin (The Man From Nowhere) and Lee Na-young (Runaway: Plan B) tied the knot in a secret wedding ceremony on Saturday, May 30. I know Won Bin is known for keeping his private life private, but I’m... More »


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Oh Snap! Jaejoong, Choi Jin-hyuk, Sungmin off to army
by | March 31, 2015 | 56 Comments
And more of dramaland’s leading men head off to the army… It was a triple header on March 31, as Jaejoong (Spy, Triangle), Choi Jin-hyuk (Pride and Prejudice, Fated To Love You), and Super Junior’s Sungmin reported for active duty. Both Jaejoong and Choi Jin-hyuk opted to enter basic training quietly, and posted pictures online... More »


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Im Shi-wan: “I had to take Misaeng”
by | January 4, 2015 | 103 Comments
Four years after debuting in idol group ZE:A, Im Shi-wan is having his moment: He took the Everyman character of office worker Jang Geu-rae in Misaeng (or Incomplete Life) and turned it into something extraordinary, with a standout performance as the guy almost every viewer could relate to. It wasn’t his first role (he had... More »


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Yoo Seung-ho discharged from army, chooses comeback project
by | December 4, 2014 | 80 Comments
Aw, look who’s all grown up and coming back from army duty! Okay, so grown-up is a relative term — I mean, he’s only 21 for crying out loud. But still, completing army duty does feel like a distinct adult milestone, which is a first for Yoo Seung-ho (I Miss You, Arang and the Magistrate),... More »


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Lee Je-hoon on Secret Door and his past and future work
by | September 28, 2014 | 37 Comments
While many actors express devotion to their art, Lee Je-hoon (30) seems to tackle his chosen profession with particular sincerity and passion. From his debut in 2006 until his enlistment in mandatory military service, he worked steadily in diverse roles and projects. Lee first caught the attention of audiences with his portrayal of a gay... More »


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Yoo Yeon-seok on The Informant and life after Chilbongie
by | September 21, 2014 | 46 Comments
Ahhh, I luffff him. If you’ve seen the 30-year-old Yoo Yeon-seok in Youths Over Flowers, you know that he’s a meticulous planner — the type who stays up late planning everyone’s activities for the next day. On the variety show, he never wants to waste a moment on the trip, and in a new interview... More »


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Oh Snap! Kang Dong-won and Song Hye-gyo’s Parisian date
by | August 18, 2014 | 74 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 »


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Yoochun: The work itself is the prize
by | August 17, 2014 | 35 Comments
The cast of Sea Fog has been out promoting the Bong Joon-ho-produced late-summer blockbuster, which opened in theaters this week. Although it’s been 11 years since his debut, Yoochun is the movie rookie of the bunch, and he sat down for an interview on what it was like to participate on a film for the... More »


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Ji Chang-wook’s slow-and-steady philosophy
by | August 4, 2014 | 40 Comments
I’m not exactly sure why an interview was done with Ji Chang-wook (there wasn’t any talk of his upcoming project Healer), but if every actor comes across as likable and grounded as this one, I won’t ask questions, just happily translate. He wrapped shooting on Empress Ki at the end of April, and made an... More »