Drama Casting & News
Yoon Kye-sang’s abs in Road No. 1
by | June 17, 2010 | 49 Comments
Sometimes, you don’t need words when a simple image would suffice. Am I right? (Behold, a picspam post!) Road No. 1, which has already completed 100% of its shoots, premieres next Wednesday on MBC. Tags: Choi Min-soo, Kim Haneul, Road No. 1, So Ji-sub, Sohn Chang-min, Yoon Kye-sang... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Bo-young in Playful Kiss?
by | June 16, 2010 | 81 Comments
Oh, this would make my day. Park Bo-young is the top contender for the Korean drama adaptation of Itazura na Kiss, which was adapted into the Taiwanese hit series It Started With a Kiss. The 20-year-old actress is not only talented, but has a lovely presence that really comes through... More »


Drama Casting & News
Without competition, Baker King shoots up in ratings
by | June 16, 2010 | 33 Comments
It’s no surprise that World Cup coverage is dominating Korean airwaves at the moment, and the Korea-Greece game in particular was a huge draw with viewership ratings of 50.3% (numbers from TNS Media unless otherwise indicated). As a result, its broadcaster SBS is sitting pretty in the ratings game (several... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Ji-hoon cast in sci-fi mystery sageuk
by | June 16, 2010 | 30 Comments
Kim Ji-hoon in a “Joseon-era X Files”? Sold! Okay, I can see a myriad of ways that a science-fiction-y mystery sageuk drama might turn out badly — particularly if they take the X Files comparison too far. But with the historical angle, this is such an odd mix of elements... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Na-young confirmed for Runaway with Rain
by | June 16, 2010 | 18 Comments
Lee Na-young has been finalized as Rain‘s co-star in the action-spy drama Runaway, which makes it her first drama in six years (since 2004’s Ireland). Having played quirky characters in the past (and a transgender role in her most recent movie, Dad Likes Women), this drama will give her a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Sung Dong-il joins My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho
by | June 15, 2010 | 19 Comments
Actor Sung Dong-il is the newest addition to the fantasy-melodrama series My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho, joining the two leads, Lee Seung-gi (Brilliant Legacy) and Shin Mina (The Naked Kitchen). Sung is often cast for his comedic acting, but as he showed in Chuno as a violent slave hunter, there’s... More »


Celebrity News
Kim Sun-ah meets her fans in Taiwan
by | June 15, 2010 | 41 Comments
Kim Sun-ah held her first fanmeeting in Taiwain over the weekend in conjunction with promotion for her drama City Hall, and was greeted by a crowd of approximately 2,000 fans at the Taiwan International Convention Center. In addition, members from 50 different Taiwanese news and broadcasting outlets were there to... More »


Drama Recaps
God of Study: Episode 10
by | June 15, 2010 | 18 Comments
Hyun-jung’s last time depending on Baek-hyun. This episode was a clean finish for the Baek-Jung storyline. After this I think the drama can move much faster. I’m sorry to all the Baek-Jung fans out there, heh. Tags: Bae Doo-na, Go Ah-sung, God of Study, Kim Su-ro, Yoo Seung-ho... More »


Celebrity News
Shin Se-kyung shoots special program from Hawaii
by | June 15, 2010 | 22 Comments
Rising young actress Shin Se-kyung (High Kick Through the Roof) will be featured in a special cable program for “real entertainment channel” QTV, which will show off “real life for the person, not the star, Shin Se-kyung.” Must be nice to be a person whose totally not-star-related real life involves... More »


Celebrity News
See you in two years, Lee Dong-gun
by | June 14, 2010 | 32 Comments
As previously announced, singer-actor Lee Dong-gun began his military service on the afternoon of June 15, when he headed to the army reserve unit in Chuncheon. Per his wishes for a quiet enlistment with little fanfare, Lee had only made the announcement of his departure two days ahead of time... More »


Drama Casting & News
The Fox Child reveals her gumiho face
by | June 14, 2010 | 23 Comments
Here’s our first look at the half-fox, half-human child played by actress Kim Yoo-jung in the upcoming sageuk horror-thriller Gumiho: Tale of the Fox’s Child. Above she is in her “normal” human guise, but the character comes into her mythical gumiho powers at the age of 10, which necessitates a... More »