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Myung Se-bin, Song Jong-ho cast in Three Sisters
by | April 1, 2010 | 12 Comments
SBS’s current daily drama Wife Returns will be wrapping up its run soon, and taking over its slot is the new series Three Sisters, which stars Myung Se-bin in her return to television and Song Jong-ho, recently of the melodrama Will It Snow For Christmas. Three Sisters actually features two sets of sister trios; the... More »

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Character posters released for Bad Guy
by | March 31, 2010 | 51 Comments
Following several sets of stills and a preview video, character posters have been released for SBS’s Bad Guy. They feature (from left to right, above) 21-year-old newcomer Jung So-min, Kim Jae-wook (Antique Bakery), Han Ga-in in her return to television three years after Witch Amusement, titular “bad guy” Kim Nam-gil, and Oh Yeon-soo (Queen Returns).... More »

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Cinderella’s Sister releases its music video
by | March 30, 2010 | 110 Comments
As previously announced, KBS’s new drama Cinderella’s Sister has released an introductory music video prior to the drama’s premiere (this Wednesday), which you can watch below. The song featured is from the OST, called “It Has To Be You” (너 아니면 안돼) and is sung by Yesung. Tags: Chun Jung-myung, Cinderella's Sister, Moon Geun-young, music... More »

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Bad Guy shoots in Jeju Island
by | March 29, 2010 | 57 Comments
Dark melodrama Bad Guy began its shoots in Japan, then relocated to film in Jeju Island. On March 26, the filming location in the city of Seogwipo, Jeju Island, was opened to the media, and a new set of stills has been released. Among planned shoots are those involving paragliding and yacht sailing, while the... More »

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Will Chuno have a Season 2?
by | March 28, 2010 | 42 Comments
While I wouldn’t get too excited yet, there is a lot of talk and speculation over the possibility of a Chuno Season 2, given the intense popularity of the drama, which ended this past week. A representative from Chuno‘s production company, Chorokbaem Media, gave interviews to the press on the 26th saying that they have... More »

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Jang Hyuk picks next project with All About Eve
by | March 25, 2010 | 66 Comments
Hot on the heels of his latest success playing slave hunter Dae-gil in Chuno — which ended this week — actor Jang Hyuk has announced his follow-up project: a Chinese remake of the Korean drama All About Eve, which was a hit back in 2000 when it starred Jang Dong-gun and Chae Rim (and Kim... More »

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Prayer ceremony for Personal Taste
by | March 25, 2010 | 73 Comments
The production of MBC’s Personal Taste held its prayer ceremony this week, as you can see from these photos featuring the cast, namely Sohn Ye-jin, Lee Min-ho, Kim Ji-suk, and Wang Ji-hye. There have been a few comments in past threads so for the sake of clarification, the prayer ceremony isn’t a religious exercise, despite... More »

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Park Shi-yeon cast in Noh Hee-kyung special
by | March 24, 2010 | 9 Comments
KBS is reviving its one-act drama programming (last seen in 2008 with the now-dead Drama City) with its upcoming Drama Special series, and the first star to be featured is Park Shi-yeon. She will play the lead in the premiere installment titled Red Candy (a working title), which is also notable for being written by... More »

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Last-minute cast changes to Birdie Buddy
by | March 24, 2010 | 8 Comments
Yoo Inna, Lee Mi-sook Casting changes are not usually a big deal and they’re pretty common in general, but I think when a drama goes through more than one significant drop-out at a late stage, things start looking shaky. Birdie Buddy first lost Seo Ji-hye as its star shortly after announcing her casting, and now... More »

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Posters for Prosecutor Princess
by | March 24, 2010 | 47 Comments
Prosecutor Princess has (finally!) released its promo posters, and I think the main thing I take away from them is major shoe envy. (Of Kim So-yeon, that is. I’m not sure how I feel about the lace-up boots on the supposedly mysterious lawyer character played by Park Shi-hoo. On the upside, his look is a... More »

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MBC’s Dong Yi off to solid start
by | March 23, 2010 | 34 Comments
Another Monday-Tuesday drama premiered this week, MBC’s historical series Dong Yi. It wasn’t able to top its competitors with its first outing, but its initial 11.4% held its own against SBS’s medical sageuk Jejoongwon (13.2%) and KBS’s comic trendy show Birth of the Rich (15.5%). As is often the case in historical series, Dong Yi... More »