Chungmuro/Film News
Teaser poster for Cyrano Dating Agency
by | July 26, 2010 | 41 Comments
How cute is that? Here’s the first official poster for the movie Cyrano; Dating Agency (argh at their use of the semi-colon), which stars Uhm Tae-woong as the owner of said dating agency who helps the timid Daniel Choi woo Lee Min-jung (and falls for her in the process). It’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
Trailer for My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho
by | July 26, 2010 | 42 Comments
I suspect we will be getting more trailers, but here’s the first look at a preview of the upcoming SBS trendy fantasy drama My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho, which premieres Wednesday, August 11.   RELATED POSTS My Gumiho Girlfriend has nine tails A few more Girlfriend Gumiho stills Lee Seung-gi... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Seung-ho and Kim Min-jung’s film festival promo poster
by | July 26, 2010 | 8 Comments
Pictured above is the newly released promotional poster for the 2010 Chungmuro International Film Festival (CHIFFS), which features screen stars Yoo Seung-ho (God of Study) and Kim Min-jung (Strike Love). The two actors are the promo representatives for the festival, now in its fourth year, which runs from September 2... More »


Drama Casting & News
The bickering romance begins in Playful Kiss
by | July 25, 2010 | 237 Comments
First stills are out of MBC’s new trendy drama Playful Kiss, which recently began shooting with its leads, Kim Hyun-joong and Jung So-min. Although I think he looks a bit old for her, they do look cute together. Kim plays a cold, supercilious student — THE top student, in fact... More »


Drama Recaps
Halftime Report: Road No. 1
by | July 25, 2010 | 41 Comments
Back by popular demand, it’s Round 2 of: Show vs. Girlfriday. I thought I’d check in with Road No. 1 at the halfway point, to see how it’s progressed since we last faced off in battle. To be clear: this is an experiment of sorts—I have not watched Episodes 2-9,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Go Hyun-jung quits Daemul, then comes back
by | July 25, 2010 | 20 Comments
I don’t think I’m going to believe that SBS’s Daemul will actually make it into being until it’s finally on the air, considering the way it has been plagued with production issues. Most recently, leading actress Go Hyun-jung, who was cast two years ago playing the nation’s first female president,... More »


Theater/Musicals
Moon Geun-young’s play sells out in 2 minutes
by | July 25, 2010 | 19 Comments
Tickets went on sale on Thursday for Closer, the stage play starring Moon Geun-young in her theater debut with co-star Eom Ki-joon, and sold out in 2 minutes for its first show. That puts Moon’s selling power on comparable levels with top idol stars; two other productions that sold out... More »


Celebrity News
Movie Still by Won Bin
by | July 25, 2010 | 20 Comments
Elle TV is collaborating with Won Bin on a program called Movie Still, where they take a look at fashion in film and tv through the eyes of its stars. Won Bin will be showing a completely different side of himself: his sense of fashion and taste in music. Tags:... More »


Drama Casting & News
Sci-fi mystery series Joseon X-Files on tvN
by | July 24, 2010 | 26 Comments
The historical sci-fi drama 기찰비록 means something like Mystery Investigation Record, but it’s being described as a Joseon X-Files and that’s a more accurate descriptor so that’s what I’ll call it. The tvN cable series stars Kim Ji-hoon (Wish Upon a Star) as a coolly logical investigator and Im Jung-eun... More »


Celebrity News
Lee Shi-young sings again
by | July 24, 2010 | 10 Comments
Actress Lee Shi-young (Birth of the Rich, Boys Before Flowers) returns to music, this time with a contribution to Honey Family‘s new album, Volume 5. Lee sang a track on the OST of her last film, 2009’s The Descendant of Hong Gil Dong, and also put out a digital single... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
The Housemaid gets U.S. release
by | July 24, 2010 | 31 Comments
IFC Films picked up North American distribution rights for The Housemaid, which debuted at Cannes in May and has sold over 2.3 million tickets in Korea since its release. The erotic thriller by director Im Sang-soo is a remake of the classic 1960 film, and stars Jeon Do-yeon as the... More »