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Drama Casting & News
Official posters for Cinderella’s Sister
by | March 21, 2010 | 79 Comments
A set of two posters are out for Cinderella’s Sister (although, if you’ve been following the recent updates, the images are nothing new given the constant slew of news about this drama). The above features the four leads Moon Geun-young, Chun Jung-myung, Seo Woo, and Ok Taecyeon — and who else thought for a second... More »

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Three Brothers extended 20 episodes
by | March 20, 2010 | 36 Comments
KBS’s weekend drama Three Brothers is a frustrating watch for me, but it has performed consistently well in the ratings, with numbers in the 30% range. Despite increasing complaints that the drama is becoming decidedly makjang (as in, loaded with over-the-top dramatics purely to score ratings), KBS has decided to grant it a 20-episode extension,... More »

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Kim Soo-hyun in SBS’s Giant
by | March 19, 2010 | 18 Comments
Aw man, now I may have to actually watch Giant. The drama that stars Lee Beom-soo and unfolds around the economic and urban growth of the 1970s hasn’t really tickled my interest, but I DO have a lot of interest in watching the growing career of Kim Soo-hyun, the rising actor who recently caught viewers’... More »

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Song Chang-eui plays gay character in weekend drama
by | March 19, 2010 | 49 Comments
There’s a new weekend drama premiering tomorrow, SBS’s Life Is Beautiful, written by drama hitmaker Kim Soo-hyun (Mom’s Dead Upset). And in the intergenerational storyline, Song Chang-eui (Golden Bride) plays one of the younger generation, a doctor of internal medicine with a gentle, kind personality. He is also gay. Song said of the homosexual aspect,... More »

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Ha Ji-won denies IRIS 2 reports
by | March 19, 2010 | 82 Comments
Hm, conflicting reports on this one. Although a few news outlets have reported that Ha Ji-won would take the lead in the IRIS sequel drama, Athena, the actress’s side has come out to say that this isn’t the case. On the 19th, it was reported that the Taewon Entertainment CEO had said that they were... More »

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Bae Soo-bin as a beggar in Dong Yi
by | March 17, 2010 | 29 Comments
I knew Bae Soo-bin would be playing the part of the handsome guard in MBC’s Dong Yi, so I wasn’t expecting to see this side of him; he’s dressed as a beggar in these latest shots, which the actor released on his homepage. These scenes will be featured in the first episode, which airs next... More »

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Prosecutor Princess holds open set day
by | March 17, 2010 | 30 Comments
On March 17, SBS’s Prosecutor Princess held an open set day at the Ilsan Production Center, inviting the press for a look behind the scenes at the filming location. Pictured above are the four main actors (from left to right): Park Shi-hoo, Choi Song-hyun, Kim So-yeon, and Han Jung-soo. Prosecutor Princess has strong competition from... More »

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Cinderella’s wicked, tacky stepmother Lee Mi-sook
by | March 17, 2010 | 23 Comments
Now that we’ve covered the younger generation, here we have “original femme fatale” Lee Mi-sook dressed up as the cheap- and tacky-looking stepmom (“촌티, 싼티, 빈티”) from Cinderella’s Sister. To be honest, I’m a little tired out by the constant stream of photos about the drama, the dribs and drabs of info without a lot... More »

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Mobile drama Pygmalion’s Love stills released
by | March 17, 2010 | 40 Comments
Wow, I almost didn’t recognize Kim Joon in the above photo with Kim Jae-wook; these stills are from their Korea-Japan co-production of a mobile drama called Pygmalion’s Love. The story unfolds around the themes of friendship and love, as one woman (Minamisawa Nao) deals with amnesia and her boyfriend’s friend (Kim Jae-wook) steps in to... More »

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Bad Guy preview video and stills
by | March 16, 2010 | 69 Comments
To be honest, I wasn’t too excited about the new SBS drama Bad Guy, but I’m warming up to it. Especially after seeing the preview video, which is GREAT. (Watch below.) Maybe it’s because I’ve been watching a lot of romance and comedy lately, but I’m in the mood for something dark, and the tone... More »

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Lee Beom-soo takes the lead in SBS’s Giant
by | March 16, 2010 | 11 Comments
I was keeping an eye out for SBS’s Giant when the potential lead actor was Kim Myung-min, but the drama has announced a different lead actor, Lee Beom-soo. This will mark Lee’s return to television two years after his last drama wrapped, SBS’s On Air. The story of Giant is set against the urban development... More »