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Kim Tae-hee only good for television?
by | October 8, 2010 | 69 Comments
Kim Tae-hee is one of the most famous actresses of her age/generation and an undisputed CF queen, and her dramas have typically performed very well. Yet once again her foray into film has yielded bitter results, and the horse-racing-based Grand Prix has had a poor showing at the theaters. In nearly three weeks since the... More »

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Secret Garden’s badass Ha Ji-won
by | October 7, 2010 | 83 Comments
Ha Ji-won has been doing a lot of action lately, what with her blockbuster film Haeundae and the upcoming sci-fi movie Sector 7. Add new drama Secret Garden to the list, the upcoming fantasy-romance series that has just released its first stills. In the drama, Ha plays a stuntwoman who aspires to be a martial... More »

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Daemul claims top ratings spot over Runaway
by | October 7, 2010 | 88 Comments
SBS’s Daemul premiered strong this Wednesday, and has shot to first place in the ratings race in its first week. KBS’s Runaway Plan B dropped a few percentage points and had to settle for second place. Wednesday’s episode drew identical numbers for both dramas: 18.0%. (Those are AGB numbers; TNS puts Daemul ahead with an... More »

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Now for the second leads of Queen of Reversals
by | October 7, 2010 | 53 Comments
We’ve seen the previously released stills of the main leads of Queen of Reversals (that would be Kim Nam-joo and Jung Jun-ho). Now it’s Park Shi-hoo and Chae Jung-ahn‘s turn for some attention. Park’s stills come from the first episode, which airs on October 18, and he reportedly worked out especially hard for a week... More »

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At the poster shoot for Mary Stayed Out All Night
by | October 6, 2010 | 176 Comments
Here’s our first look at the characters of Mary Stayed Out All Night! The four lead actors — Moo Geun-young, Jang Geun-seok, Kim Jae-wook, and Kim Hyo-jin — participated in the drama’s title and poster shoot on October 6. I’m not going to complain about Jang Geun-seok’s look here, because I think he’s actually quite... More »

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Media attention for Mary Stayed Out All Night’s fan-made posters
by | October 5, 2010 | 110 Comments
Every drama’s got its share of fan-made art, but the slew of posters for upcoming trendy drama Mary Stayed Out All Night have hit the big time. The Korean media is taking notice of fansites that have put together posters that not only look professional, but also parody other dramas and films. Below you’ll notice... More »

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Jang Hyuk up for new drama Poseidon
by | October 5, 2010 | 56 Comments
After dropping out of melo-fantasy drama Secret Garden (to be replaced by Hyun Bin, backstory here), Jang Hyuk is close to picking his next project: upcoming action-adventure drama Poseidon. Think god of the sea, not Hollywood action film about sinking ships. The drama, penned by screenwriter Jo Kyu-won (IRIS) and directed by PD Yoo Chul-yong... More »

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Choi Su-jong and Ha Hee-ra to play husband and wife
by | October 3, 2010 | 28 Comments
Real-life married couple Choi Su-jong (Comrades) and Ha Hee-ra (Give Me Food) will be acting together as onscreen husband and wife for the first time. Upcoming KBS drama President will pair them as President and First Lady, setting the stage for a pretty epic first onscreen meeting. The couple married in 1993 and have never... More »

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New daily drama Smile, Dong-hae premieres this week
by | October 3, 2010 | 60 Comments
Smile, Dong-hae is KBS’s new daily drama starring Ji Chang-wook (Sons of Sol Pharmacy) in his first starring role. Here are a whole slew of stills from the show, which premieres this week. Ji plays a Dong-hae, a Korean-American short-track speed skater who is selected to be on the U.S. national team. This means that... More »

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It’s all smiles behind the scenes of Playful Kiss
by | October 2, 2010 | 61 Comments
I always enjoy seeing a happy cast behind the scenes of their drama (especially if it’s an angsty show), and there are lots of smiling faces in these shots of the set of Playful Kiss. You’ll recognize the photos as coming from the last two weeks’ episodes with the couple tees, hospital scene, and tennis... More »

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Moon Jung-hee joins Mary Stayed Out All Night
by | October 1, 2010 | 26 Comments
Buzztastic trendy drama Mary Stayed Out All Night is starting to fill its ranks, as Moon Jung-hee (Oh My Lady, My Sweet Seoul, Air City) joins the cast. She will be playing a femme fatale, upsetting the balance in the Moon Geun-young / Jang Geun-seok couple. The drama is penned by In Eun-ah, of Goong... More »