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Eom Ji-won is the cameo queen
by | February 26, 2010 | 10 Comments
Eom Ji-won is getting credit as a cameo queen for her current drama, Woman Who Still Wants To Marry — not as the one making the cameo, but the one bringing onboard the drama’s numerous guest stars. Apparently Eom is to thank for the appearances of Jo Han-seon, who was Park Jin-hee‘s rascally ex in... More »

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More stills from Personal Taste
by | February 25, 2010 | 100 Comments
I don’t care what people say, I think Personal Taste is looking adorable. These newly released stills show the stars looking cute and friendly, and reflects the dynamic between their characters as Sohn Ye-jin‘s Kae-in thrills at the idea of having a gay best friend and latches on to her new roommate Jin-ho (Lee Min-ho)... More »

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Park Ki-woong joins the slaves in Chuno
by | February 25, 2010 | 22 Comments
With this week’s episodes, Park Ki-woong joins the cast of Chuno, briefly appearing in Episode 15 before being featured in earnest in Thursday’s Episode 16. (A few more spoilery bits beyond the jump.) This is Park’s first role in a sageuk; until last year, he was more known for an attention-getting cell phone CF than... More »

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Press conference for A Man Called God
by | February 25, 2010 | 108 Comments
February 25 was production press conference day for MBC’s new weekend series A Man Called God, starring Song Il-kook, and was held at Seoul’s Sogongdong Lotte Hotel. The entire main cast was present: Song as main character Choi Kang-ta, a billionaire and spy also going by the names “Peter Pan” and “Michael King”; Han Chae-young... More »

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Im Joo-hwan’s Marriage War
by | February 25, 2010 | 11 Comments
If you’ll recall, there’s a short (two-episode) special drama starring Im Joo-hwan that is set to air soon, which will precede his full-length drama role in the upcoming What’s Up. It had previously been titled Hyunhaetan Marriage War, where “Hyunhaetan” refers to the strait between Korea and Japan and is a metaphor for the plot... More »

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Han Ji-hye cast in a Chinese drama
by | February 24, 2010 | 22 Comments
Han Ji-hye (East of Eden) has chosen a Chinese drama as her next project, a 26-episode series that has her working with director Huang Jianzhong (As You Wish, Good Woman). She plays the lead character, a Korean woman named Jeon Chae-hee who goes to China in search of her mother. Her character has outstanding artistic... More »

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Cast photos at Road No. 1’s MOU signing ceremony
by | February 24, 2010 | 31 Comments
On February 24, the actors of MBC’s upcoming war series Road No. 1 attended the MOU (memorandum of signing) ceremony for the drama. Above is the lead star So Ji-sub; below are his love interest, Kim Ha-neul, and friend played by Yoon Kye-sang. Tags: Kim Haneul, Road No. 1, So Ji-sub, Yoon Kye-sang... More »

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Kim Jae-wook and Kim Joon in mobile drama
by | February 24, 2010 | 22 Comments
Kim Jae-wook (Antique Bakery) and T-MAX’s rapper Kim Joon (Boys Before Flowers) have been cast as the leads of a new Korean-Japanese co-production called Pygmalion’s Love (subtitle: Give Me Your Memory). The project is a “mobile drama,” meaning that it will not air on television but be available as mobile phone content. The plot deals... More »

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Promo photos for Personal Taste
by | February 24, 2010 | 103 Comments
Promo pics are out for Personal Taste! I’ll freely admit that this is the upcoming drama that has grabbed my interest the most, partly due to its giggly-funny premise, partly due to its fab lead actors, and partly because I’m currently reading the novel. (Never fear, when I’m done I’ll write up a general review.... More »

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God of Study ends on a ratings high
by | February 23, 2010 | 32 Comments
KBS’s God of Study ended today with a strong finale, which recorded a series high rating at 26.8% (TNS Media). It has led the Monday-Tuesday ratings race for its entire run, although all of the other shows have performed decently as well. MBC’s Pasta had dipped a bit in recent weeks but is back up... More »

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Mata Hari rechristened Prosecutor Princess
by | February 23, 2010 | 20 Comments
The SBS drama previously called Prosecutor Mata Hari has confirmed a title change. Now dubbed Prosecutor Princess, it will begin filming shortly, with first shoots on February 25. Chief producer Kim Young-sub of SBS’s drama department explained, “The producers thought a lot about the name of Mata Hari, which brings to mind double agents and... More »