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Drama Casting & News
Pasta’s official posters released
by | December 24, 2009 | 25 Comments
Following the release of some preliminary promo shots, MBC’s Pasta has released its first official posters, featuring (in the order above) Gong Hyo-jin, Lee Seon-kyun, Honey Lee, and Alex. Not much more info about the plot has been given, however, other than the general description of their work at an Italian restaurant and the contentious... More »

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Seo Woo is Cinderella to Moon Geun-young’s evil stepsister
by | December 23, 2009 | 55 Comments
Seo Woo, Moon Geun-young Oh, interesting! Seo Woo has just been cast as the good, kind Cinderella character in KBS’s upcoming miniseries Cinderella Unni, or Cinderella’s Sister. This pits her against Moon Geun-young, who was recently cast as the titular stepsister. Seo Woo is several years older than Moon, but takes on the younger role... More »

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Jejoongwon’s production press conference
by | December 23, 2009 | 24 Comments
Han Hye-jin, Yeon Jung-hoon December 23 was production press conference day for SBS’s upcoming medical period drama, Jejoongwon. The cast came dressed in character in their 1880s attire. In addition to leads Park Yong-woo, Yeon Jung-hoon, and Han Hye-jin, also featured are Sean Richard; a new actress with a famous name, Kim Tae-hee; and former... More »

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Queen Seon-deok ends with Episode 62
by | December 22, 2009 | 92 Comments
Two dramas wrapped up today, paving the way for several new entries in the new year. On MBC, its long-running ratings monster Queen Seon-deok posted up a very respectable 35.7% with its finale, but while its number would be huge by any other standards, with Seon-deok it was met with mixed reaction. After having shot... More »

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KBS airs IRIS special broadcast this week
by | December 21, 2009 | 21 Comments
KBS’s action drama IRIS wrapped last week with a series high rating of 39.9%, and follows this week with a special broadcast that features unaired footage and NGs. They’ll fill out the hour with the actors’ favorite scenes, as well as behind-the-scenes clips and footage spanning the drama’s ten-month-long shoots, which began in March (in... More »

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Promo stills from MBC’s Pasta
by | December 21, 2009 | 64 Comments
Cute. I admit I haven’t been terribly intrigued about MBC’s new drama Pasta — it’s up against Jejoongwon and God of Study, while Chuno airs a few days later — but the promos featuring Lee Seon-kyun (Coffee Prince) and Gong Hyo-jin (Thank You) do look adorable, as does the preview clip below. The Italian restaurant-themed... More »

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Press conference day for Chuno
by | December 21, 2009 | 60 Comments
The wait is almost over — KBS’s upcoming fusion sageuk thriller Chuno (aka Slave Hunters) is two weeks from its premiere, and held its production press conference on December 21. All the actors from the main cast were present, led by the drama’s three main stars Jang Hyuk, Lee Da-hae, and Oh Ji-ho. The series... More »

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The young cast of God of Study
by | December 20, 2009 | 81 Comments
New posters are out featuring the young cast of KBS’s God of Study, aka the kdrama adaptation of Japan’s Dragon Zakura. The story kicks off when a teacher begins a university prep course with five underperforming students at a high school that is in last place in the academic standings. Leading the group of five... More »

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Choi Min-soo returns in Father’s House
by | December 20, 2009 | 40 Comments
Actor Choi Min-soo is getting back to work after a scandal (caused by his own bad behavior) threatened to end his career last year. He’s slated for the So Ji-sub war drama Road Number 1, but before that gets off the ground next year, he will also be seen in a short year-end special drama,... More »

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Road No. 1 casts Yoon Kye-sang
by | December 19, 2009 | 37 Comments
Yessssss! Yoon Kye-sang has signed on to join So Ji-sub and Kim Haneul in MBC’s war epic series Road No. 1, which is bound to be one of the big buzz shows of next year. With those three leads in place (as well as Choi Min-soo and Sohn Chang-min), the main cast is now complete.... More »

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A Chinese drama comeback for Jang Nara
by | December 17, 2009 | 35 Comments
Singer-actress Jang Nara is probably more popular nowadays in China than in Korea, and she has just announced that she’ll be headlining her next project — a Chinese drama. She began filming in late November in Shanghai, her father-manager Joo Ho-sung revealed belatedly via her official website. (I don’t know what the drama’s Chinese title... More »