Drama Casting & News
Gumiho Fox Child attracts foreign interest
by | August 15, 2010 | 32 Comments
KBS2’s Gumiho: Tale of the Fox’s Child is fielding offers from foreign broadcasters interested in buying the rights to the supernatural-fusion-sageuk, that puts a new spin on the mythology of the gumiho. They’re throwing around that hot-ticket word, Hallyu, as hopes ride high on this drama becoming the next international... More »


Celebrity News
End-of-year army enlistment for Kim Ji-hoon
by | August 15, 2010 | 59 Comments
Get ready to lose another one: Kim Ji-hoon expects to begin his military service in the coming months. Sigh. He explained at the August 13 press conference for his new drama, sci-fi sageuk show Joseon X-Files, that he hasn’t finalized the date yet. However, time is running out for the... More »


Drama Casting & News
I Am Legend’s band performs live at Jecheon
by | August 14, 2010 | 20 Comments
The drama I Am Legend has made it a point to feature real musical performances from its lead actresses, who comprise the Comeback Madonna Band in the show. The foursome rocked out again in a live stage performance on August 12, at the Jecheon International Music Film Festival’s opening ceremony.... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Omnibus film Acoustic showcases young talent
by | August 14, 2010 | 22 Comments
Shin Se-kyung, 2AM’s Im Seulong, Baek Jin-hee, and two members of CN Blue are starring in a three-part omnibus film about youth, wandering, passion and music, called Acoustic. Directed by Yoo Sang-hun, the film will be divided into three parts: Part 1 stars Shin Se-kyung, Part 2 stars CN Blue’s... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Seon-kyun and Jung Yumi in Oki’s Movie
by | August 14, 2010 | 14 Comments
Lee Seon-kyun (Pasta) and Jung Yumi (Que Sera Sera) are two of my favorite drama actors, so naturally my interest was piqued to see that they are starring in a film together, called Oki’s Movie. It comes from director Hong Sang-soo, who won a prize at Cannes earlier this year... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
On Air the movie?
by | August 14, 2010 | 16 Comments
SBS’s On Air was a successful drama when it aired in 2008, with its rapid-fire dialogue, entertainment-industry setting, and parade of high-profile star cameos. A new movie is in the works that is being described as a movie version, titled Entertainment (tentatively), which seems like a really bad idea in... More »


Drama Recaps
I Am Legend: Episode 3
by | August 13, 2010 | 56 Comments
Hello! C’est moi, kaedejun, here to take over recapping duties on I am Legend! Hope you’re all not too disappointed. Here’s where I stand on the series so far: loving Kim Jung Eun, hating Kim Seung Soo, “meh” on the name “Madonna Band” and Lee Joon Hyuk’s beard-stache, and going... More »


Theater/Musicals
Song Chang-eui takes on another musical role
by | August 13, 2010 | 10 Comments
Song Chang-eui started out on the musical stage, but he’s made the transition to the screen successfully. He’s currently acting in drama series Life Is Beautiful, where he is drawing a lot of attention for his portrayal of one-half of a gay couple. For his next project, he’s returning to... More »


Drama Casting & News
Preview trailers for Joseon X-Files
by | August 13, 2010 | 17 Comments
It was with disappointment that I realized that the sci-fi period drama Joseon X-Files (aka Secret Investigation Record) wasn’t premiering today, but rather next week. Dagnabit! Not gonna lie, I am anticipating this drama a wee bit (or maybe a lot) more than I should. (Not that I’m expecting it... More »


Drama Casting & News
Indie band Bye Bye Sea in Playful Kiss
by | August 13, 2010 | 37 Comments
After just finishing a guest spot on I Am Legend, indie band Bye Bye Sea [안녕바다] has been cast in the upcoming drama Playful Kiss, where they will play classmates to Jung So-min and Lee Tae-sung’s characters in the third-rate class full of delinquents. Playful Kiss director Hwang In-roi was... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #148
by | August 13, 2010 | 306 Comments
  Finally Friday! Need a song to pick you up? This should do it. SONG OF THE DAY The Magic Numbers – “This Is a Song” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #147 Open Thread #146 Open Thread #145 Open Thread #144 No tags for this post.... More »