Drama Recaps
Three Musketeers: Episode 7
by | September 30, 2014 | 68 Comments
This episode is downright fun, filled with high stakes and intrigue as Sohyeon’s life gets caught in the midst of a political power play Dal-hyang can either choose to escape from or commit himself to for the long haul. Choosing the latter opens up even more do-or-die options, the hardest... More »


Drama Recaps
Secret Door: Episode 3
by | September 29, 2014 | 10 Comments
With this episode, the story turns into a full-fledged murder mystery, with our prince in the role of dogged truth-seeker. For being a story where we think we know exactly whodunnit and how, there’s actually more doubt and suspicion than I would have expected; characters turn shifty and cryptic, their... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Ye-seul, Joo Sang-wook confirm Birth of a Beauty
by | September 29, 2014 | 58 Comments
It took three years, but Han Ye-seul (Myung-wol the Spy) will be making her dramaland comeback this fall in the new SBS weekend drama Birth of a Beauty. She and Joo Sang-wook (Sly and Single Again) have confirmed that they’ll be headlining the series, about an ajumma who sheds weight,... More »


Drama Casting & News
First run-ins and script reads for Pride and Prejudice
by | September 29, 2014 | 28 Comments
Filming has commenced on MBC’s legal-themed drama Pride and Prejudice, as you can see from these stills of leads Choi Jin-hyuk and Baek Jin-hee in their first shoots for the series. The scene pictured actually takes place five years before the characters’ official meeting, in which prosecutor Choi Jin-hyuk and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Counting down to the weekend with Misaeng
by | September 29, 2014 | 29 Comments
The teasers for Misaeng continue to be relatably funny, as you can see in two more previews featuring two of its leads, Im Shi-wan and Kang So-ra. The story depicts the lives of ordinary office workers encountering everyday conflicts and foibles, and the original Misaeng manhwa was a hit with... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Yeon-seok, Lee Jin-wook, Park Seo-joon cast to play one leading man
by | September 29, 2014 | 93 Comments
How can three guys play one leading man, you ask? Why, in a body-swap comedy where the hero constantly wakes up in different bodies, of course. The fact that he wakes up in only men as handsome as Yoo Yeon-seok (Answer Me 1994), Lee Jin-wook (Three Musketeers), or Park Seo-joon... More »


Drama Recaps
Plus Nine Boys: Episode 10
by | September 28, 2014 | 88 Comments
There’s a whole lot of squeeing going on in this episode, most of it coming from the boys (and me, let’s just be honest). They finally get their chances to show their ladies how they feel, with differing results — and now that we’ve seen things from the women’s perspective,... More »


Celebrity News
Lee Je-hoon on Secret Door and his past and future work
by | September 28, 2014 | 38 Comments
While many actors express devotion to their art, Lee Je-hoon (30) seems to tackle his chosen profession with particular sincerity and passion. From his debut in 2006 until his enlistment in mandatory military service, he worked steadily in diverse roles and projects. Lee first caught the attention of audiences with... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Kolorful Palette: Grey mourning [Secret Door]
by | September 28, 2014 | 9 Comments
Secret Door sure is intense, especially since it could be fairly accurately described as a show about a bunch of guys in big hats talking at each other. The first two episodes flew by, and even though I’m not very familiar with the history I not only managed to keep... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Song Seung-heon up for rom-com opposite Uhm Jung-hwa
by | September 27, 2014 | 39 Comments
Well this is good news — Song Seung-heon (When a Man Loves) is considering a return to romantic comedy, which is frankly where I think he belongs. Seriously, wouldn’t you pay someone to erase his tortured-gangster and time-traveling-doctor roles from your brain and just replace them with more scenes from... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Madam Bbaeng-deok to set screens ablaze in October
by | September 27, 2014 | 19 Comments
Wow, this movie looks steamy, suspenseful and thought-provoking — Jung Woo-sung (God’s Play, Cold Eyes) stars in Madam Bbaeng-deok (English title: Scarlet Innocence), a modern interpretation of a classic Korean fable. In the centuries-old folktale, a girl named Shim Chung is raised by her father, Shim Hak-gyu, after her mother... More »