Chungmuro/Film News
Foreign interest heats up for hero movie Jeon Woo Chi
by | November 7, 2009 | 40 Comments
Looks like buzz for the upcoming fantasy-action movie Jeon Woo Chi — starring Kang Dong-won and Im Soo-jung — is heating up. The film has just sold to nine overseas markets even before it makes its Korean premiere later this winter. According to CJ Entertainment, Jeon Woo Chi screened a... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Jung Woo-sung begins work on wuxia film
by | November 7, 2009 | 15 Comments
Jung Woo-sung, who played “The Good” part of The Good, The Bad, The Weird, is joining his Hallyu colleagues like Lee Byung-heon and Jang Dong-gun in attempting a leap to the global stage: his next project, Rain of Swords, is directed by John Woo (Mission Impossible 2) and co-stars Michelle... More »


Drama Casting & News
Pig-Rabbit for sale (calling You’re Beautiful fans)
by | November 6, 2009 | 195 Comments
If you were charmed by the “Pig-Rabbit” stuffed animal that was featured prominently in this week’s episodes of You’re Beautiful, you’re not the only one: the production company has been flooded with inquiries about it. One source explains, “The phone won’t stop ringing with questions regarding the Pig-Rabbit. With the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoon So-yi jumps into filming for Hero
by | November 6, 2009 | 29 Comments
After only being selected this week to replace the lead actress of Hero, actress Yoon So-yi jumped into filming for the drama the very next day (the 5th), shooting her first action scene on the 6th. In the scene shown in the stills below, Yoon’s character (Joo Jae-in) jumps in... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
TOP and Kwon Sang-woo take over “71”
by | November 6, 2009 | 37 Comments
The movie 71 had first caught my interest for starring young actors Kim Bum and Yoo Seung-ho as student soldiers in wartime, but problems arose when the movie encountered budget issues and the like. The stars dropped out and the production halted for an extended period. Now, the project has... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #108
by | November 6, 2009 | 284 Comments
  SONG OF THE DAY Stars of Track and Field – “The Aviator” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #107 Open Thread #106 Open Thread #105 Open Thread #104 No tags for this post.... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re Beautiful: Episode 10
by | November 5, 2009 | 416 Comments
(It’s Lee Hong-ki’s uncertain “Uhhhh…..” face that makes this shot for me.) As for the episode, I kinda hate myself for doing this, but: SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE.   SONG OF THE DAY Lyn – “Love U, I Love U” [ Download ] Tags: Jang Geun-seok, Jung Yong-hwa, Lee Hong-ki, Park Shin-hye, You're... More »


Meta
Help out Boys Over Flowers on Netflix
by | November 5, 2009 | 76 Comments
I received an email from someone at YA Entertainment, which, as you may know, is the company that licenses Korean dramas for sale with English subtitles. I’m passing it along for all of you with accounts at Netflix to help get more Korean dramas available at the online rental service:... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hero premiere postponed a week
by | November 5, 2009 | 14 Comments
After lead actress Kim Min-jung dropped out and Yoon So-yi was brought in to replace her, MBC’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama Hero only had a week till its premiere to reshoot with its new lead, making for an impossible undertaking. Thankfully, broadcaster MBC has decided to go ahead and delay the... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Tang Wei selected as Hyun Bin’s leading lady
by | November 5, 2009 | 33 Comments
Casting has been confirmed and Hyun Bin will in fact be acting alongside Lust, Caution actress Tang Wei in his new movie, the remaking of 1966’s classic Late Autumn (aka Manchu, 만추). The plot features a three-day love story between a woman who is let out of prison on a... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re Beautiful: Episode 9
by | November 4, 2009 | 241 Comments
A very cute episode that dials back some of the angst and adds in more of the funny. By the way, it seems many people are still confused about who knows what, so here’s where we stand as of the end of Episode 8: Tae-kyung knows that Mi-nyeo is a... More »