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Drama Casting & News
Trio of Chuno veterans return for Runaway
by | June 27, 2010 | 14 Comments
Sung Dong-il, Gong Hyung-jin, Jo Hee-bong Three familiar faces from Chuno will be back for the writer-director pair’s new drama Runaway, adding some solid talent to the supporting cast. In Chuno, Sung Dong-il had played the slightly unhinged slave hunter Jin-ho, Gong Hyung-jin played escaped slave Up-bong, and Jo Hee-bong was Kkeut-bong. In Runaway, Sung... More »

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The Musical heads to Broadway
by | June 27, 2010 | 18 Comments
Here are some more details regarding the upcoming drama series The Musical, which is the musical-theater-themed show starring Gu Hye-sun (Boys Before Flowers), Daniel Choi (High Kick Through the Roof), and Ok Joo-hyun (musical actress and former FinKL member). Those three form the love triangle at the center of The Musical, which follows the lives... More »

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The characters of Athena: Goddess of War
by | June 25, 2010 | 112 Comments
Here we go, first promotional character stills of the cast of Athena. You won’t find the concept that novel if you’re familiar with the look of IRIS‘s promotional shots, but it IS interesting to finally get a peek into the spinoff’s world. I actually think IRIS‘s promos were better-looking, but for some reason I’m more... More »

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Athena casts Lee Bo-young as presidential daughter
by | June 24, 2010 | 25 Comments
Lee Bo-young has been added to the cast of the already star-studded Athena: Goddess of War, wherein she plays the daughter of the president. This means she joins Jung Woo-sung, Cha Seung-won, Su Ae, Kim Min-jong, Lee Jia, and Choi Siwon, who are all either spies or work within the intelligence agency in some capacity... More »

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Road No. 1 premiere numbers lower than expected
by | June 24, 2010 | 25 Comments
Road No. 1 premiered this week, and despite all the fanfare over its cast and 13 billion won budget, the first two episodes brought in a 9.2% and 9.1%, respectively. Not horrible numbers, but lower than hoped, certainly. Especially considering that competitor drama Baker King Kim Tak-gu on KBS climbed even higher with a 27.1%... More »

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Lee Na-young flexes her action muscles in Runaway
by | June 23, 2010 | 9 Comments
With its cast in place, the drama Runaway is getting busy with production, and Lee Na-young makes the transition to action star. These latest stills show the actress escaping from a high-rise building; Lee plays “Jin-yi,” a mysterious woman who looks innocent on the outside but hides her real motives for getting close to “Ji-woo”... More »

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Elle’s interview with Coffee House team
by | June 23, 2010 | 46 Comments
SBS’s Coffee House is currently on hold till next week; two weeks were postponed due to World Cup coverage. This Elle interview with Park Shi-yeon and PD Pyo Min-soo actually came out last month — just before the drama aired — but I figured this would be a good time to get in a dose... More »

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Seo Shin-ae on the set of Fox Child
by | June 23, 2010 | 13 Comments
Really, my favorite thing about this image from Gumiho: Tale of the Fox’s Child is that wonderfully disgruntled grumpyface on Seo Shin-ae. Aw! It’s like a wee puppy trying to look menacing; you just want to cuddle it, even if it looks like it wants to bite you. We’ve already seen the stills of Kim... More »

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Jang Dong-gun “carefully considers” a drama comeback
by | June 22, 2010 | 82 Comments
Superstar Jang Dong-gun is said to be eyeing a return to television acting, which would be his first time in ten years. And that would be AWESOME. The names and parties have mostly been masked, but here are the details: Jang recently received an offer from Production Company A to star in Blockbuster Drama B.... More »

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Yoon Jin-seo joins cast of Runaway
by | June 21, 2010 | 12 Comments
Oh, I like this: Yoon Jin-seo has been added to the cast of Runaway, playing an offbeat and lively detective. She’ll be chasing the two leads, spy Rain and mysterious operative Lee Na-young, which means she’ll be working a lot with Lee Jung-jin, another of the pair’s pursuers who is her superior. PD Kwak Jung-hwan... More »

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First poster photos for Gumiho Girlfriend
by | June 21, 2010 | 66 Comments
I know that I just posted on this drama, but My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho has just released its first poster images and here they are. As you know, the fantasy series just began shooting on Monday, June 21, and now we get our first look at the characters played by Lee Seung-gi and Shin... More »