Drama Casting & News
Giant reaches new high, Mary hits new low
by | December 7, 2010 | 86 Comments
SBS’s 60-episode series Giant wrapped with a massive 38.2% rating today, ending its seven-month run on an all-time high. Not only that, the finale rating is also a sizable 5.5% jump from its previous high last week (which it drew with its 58th episode). It’s enough to make you wonder... More »

Celebrity News
Shin Mina holds her first ever fanmeeting
by | December 7, 2010 | 51 Comments
It’s hard to believe that someone as high-profile and well-known as Shin Mina has never held a fanmeeting before — even if it usually is the men who get all the big fan events — but it’s true. Ten years after her debut, Shin is just now holding her first... More »

Drama Casting & News
New stills from the set of My Princess
by | December 7, 2010 | 81 Comments
More stills are out from next year’s romantic comedy drama My Princess, starring the very very pretty pairing of Kim Tae-hee (IRIS) and Mr. Hand Towel himself, Song Seung-heon (East of Eden). The top three images are from the drama’s December 1 outdoor shoot, where the two leads watch a... More »

Drama Recaps
Mary Stayed Out All Night: Episode 8
by | December 6, 2010 | 182 Comments
I know, an episode involving handcuffs and the kinkiest moment we get is a hair shampooing scene! One guess whose. To be honest, I’ve been bored out of my MIND with Mary for the past few weeks. Normally I’d just drop a drama when it got that painfully dull, but... More »

Drama Casting & News
Bye Bye, Birdie (Buddy)
by | December 6, 2010 | 51 Comments
Well, that was anticlimactic. After months of delays and shuffling around on the broadcast schedule, MBC has decided to drop Birdie Buddy from its upcoming lineup after all, which means that the golf drama that was to be singer UEE’s first leading role is no more. A source from MBC’s... More »

Drama Recaps
Secret Garden: Episode 8
by | December 6, 2010 | 273 Comments
We’ve got kissing, handholding, bed-hopping, and towel-dropping, and that’s all in the first half hour. Our body-swapped souls get entangled in each other’s affairs, further complicated by the heartbreak rivalry going on between Oska and Seul. It’s funny that both cousins are fighting, but neither is fighting for the same... More »

Drama Casting & News
Character posters for SBS’s Sign
by | December 6, 2010 | 57 Comments
Question: If your two main characters are forensic doctors, why is one of them holding a camera in the drama poster? Here are the character posters for the new SBS drama Sign, in which Kim Ah-joong (with said camera) plays a forensic doctor who decides to make a (slight) career... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Rain’s new blockbuster co-starring Shin Se-kyung
by | December 5, 2010 | 62 Comments
Just as his drama Runaway Plan B comes to a close, Rain has announced his new project, a blockbuster film called Red Muffler (a working title). His co-star? She’s not the A-list superstar one might expect to star opposite Rain, but up-and-comer Shin Se-kyung (Blue Salt, High Kick Through the... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
My Black Minidress lines up its starlet cast
by | December 5, 2010 | 71 Comments
Yoon Eun-hye has chosen her next project, and it’ll be the upcoming film My Black Minidress, which was previously teased last month. Now Yoon is confirmed, as are the three star(let)s who have been cast alongside her in this reportedly humorous and witty project about the lives of 20-something women:... More »

Celebrity News
The man behind the Voice: Lee Seon-kyun interview
by | December 5, 2010 | 39 Comments
He’s The Voice, The “Shep,” the guy who makes hobo hair look like sexy bedhead, and angry yelling seem…kinda hot. Lee Seon-kyun (Petty Romance, Pasta, Coffee Prince) sits down with Joy News for an interview about his latest project, acting, and life after becoming a husband and father. His latest... More »

Celebrity News
Moon Chae-won interview: Becoming daddy’s girl
by | December 5, 2010 | 18 Comments
As I’d mentioned before, I’m finding the new SBS drama It’s Okay, Daddy’s Girl watchable and interesting despite a number of flaws that do, admittedly, hold it back from being as good as it could be. But I like the setup and responded strongly to the family relationships — and... More »