Celebrity News
From community service to army duty for Joo Ji-hoon
by | August 20, 2009 | 29 Comments
Antique Bakery and Devil actor Joo Ji-hoon has completed his 120 hours of court-ordered community service. This is part of the punishment handed down by the judge following his indictment for drug use last month. Joo began his community service at the beginning of August at a social welfare center... More »

Drama Recaps
My Fair Lady: Episode 1
by | August 19, 2009 | 109 Comments
I’ve talked about this drama a lot recently, but on a personal level I’ve been trying to keep expectations down, since the dramas I’ve most anticipated in recent months have generally fallen short of those hopes (Boys Before Flowers, Triple). And as I watched the first episode, I thought my... More »

Drama Recaps
Return of Iljimae: Episode 24 (Final)
by | August 19, 2009 | 50 Comments
Ahhhh, another great drama ends. Even though it took me forever to finish writing about this drama, I have to say that it’s one of the best I’ve seen in recent memory. I’m sorry to see it end and wish we had more offerings like it — directed with confidence,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Filming begins on Heading to the Ground
by | August 19, 2009 | 20 Comments
Don’t call him U-Know Yunho anymore; the DBSK idol star wants to be known under his real name, Jung Yun-ho, as he takes on the lead role — and his acting debut — in the MBC soccer drama Heading to the Ground [맨땅에 헤딩]. (Not that this is new; lots... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Soo-kyung sheds comic image for melodrama
by | August 19, 2009 | 12 Comments
The basic premise of I Love You Ten Million Times [천만번 사랑해, also translated less literally to Loving You a Thousand Times] caught my interest because it seems to be full of dramatic possibilities: a young woman becomes a surrogate for a childless couple, then marries into that family. With... More »

Drama Casting & News
Production of Chuno begins filming
by | August 18, 2009 | 22 Comments
Here’s the first still released of Chuno [or Pursuing Servants, aka 추노], the new action sageuk drama on KBS. The production began filming on August 13 in Suwon with Oh Ji-ho; main lead Jang Hyuk began filming the following day. Jang Hyuk plays a man who was originally of high... More »

Drama Casting & News
Don’t miss Song Joong-ki in My Fair Lady
by | August 18, 2009 | 24 Comments
Adorrrrrable baby-faced Song Joong-ki (My Precious You, Frozen Flower) is scheduled to make a cameo in the first episode of My Fair Lady, which airs this week. I was planning on watching anyway, but I just love him in Triple (Poong-ho and Haru scenes are my favorite part of the... More »

Drama Recaps
Return of Iljimae: Episode 23
by | August 18, 2009 | 12 Comments
What a packed episode — so much happens! Iljimae has gone through a lot in his relatively short life thus far, and it seems like his life will never be calm. When it feels like his work will never be over, will he be able to ever be happy and... More »

Celebrity News
Would you like some Lee Min-ho with your coffee?
by | August 18, 2009 | 38 Comments
Ah, who cares if Lee Min-ho is overexposed following his Boys Before Flowers success; boy is cute, and talented. Actually, I did care that he was so overexposed when he was constantly in the news for CF deals and follow-up drama promotion, but he’s actually been lying low for a... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Posters unveiled for My Love By My Side
by | August 17, 2009 | 32 Comments
Wow. We’ve already heard that Kim Myung-min (Beethoven Virus) would be losing a significant amount of weight as he filmed his latest movie, My Love By My Side [내 사랑 내 곁에], but the end result is even more startling than previously noted. You can see how gaunt he is... More »

Drama Recaps
Return of Iljimae: Episode 22
by | August 17, 2009 | 13 Comments
Ohhh, this is such a good episode. I freaking love it. It’s intense, and plot-twisty, and suspenseful. What more could you ask for, really? Well, maybe ONE thing… SONG OF THE DAY Mot – “11 Over 8″ [ Download ] Tags: Jung Hye-young, Jung Il-woo, Kim Min-jong, Return of Iljimae,... More »