Drama Casting & News
Joseon X-Files premieres next week on tvN
by | August 9, 2010 | 33 Comments
In another week, we’ll see the premiere of a new cable drama, tvN’s Joseon X-Files [기찰비록], and here’s a slew of stills from the sci-fi sageuk mystery series, as well as the official poster. Kim Ji-hoon plays the skeptic and Im Jung-eun is the believer, as the two encounter mysterious... More »


Celebrity News
Jung Kyung-ho meets his Japanese fans
by | August 9, 2010 | 33 Comments
Actor Jung Kyung-ho held his first-ever fanmeeting last weekend in Seoul, and followed that a week later with a fanmeeting in Tokyo. The event, held with an audience of 500, was part of promotional activities for his drama series Ja Myung Go that spanned two days, August 7 and 8.... More »


Celebrity News
Sohn Ye-jin vacations in the Netherlands
by | August 9, 2010 | 42 Comments
Sohn Ye-jin recently traveled to the Netherlands for a photo shoot/working vacation, and the following images, which were uploaded to her official website on the 9th, were taken during her trip. They are mostly casual shots taken as she toured around, although one was taken while Sohn was working on... More »


Celebrity News
Eugene’s image transformation in High Cut
by | August 8, 2010 | 65 Comments
Eugene may be known for her wholesome prettiness, but she’s gone decidedly sexier for her latest photo spread, which features her wearing mostly lingerie. Eugene said of the shoot, “In my current drama Baker King Kim Tak-gu, I’ve taken on a new type of role as a villain. To match... More »


Pop Culture & Society
Pop Culture: Gumiho
by | August 8, 2010 | 79 Comments
In honor of My Girlfriend is a Gumiho premiering this week, we thought it would be a good time to define what a gumiho is, and discuss this mythical creature’s cultural implications on gender, film, and tv. This isn’t a comprehensive definition, by any means, because there are endless number... More »


Drama Casting & News
Juni is a young mom in Legend
by | August 8, 2010 | 25 Comments
Okay, that’s cute, right? Now we get our first peek at the backstory for Juni‘s character in I Am Legend. She was a former idol-in-training who had a little “accident” with a fellow idol-in-training that turned her into a young single mom. Her character Ah-reum has barely been onscreen so... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Hyun Bin’s film Late Autumn heads to Toronto
by | August 8, 2010 | 17 Comments
Late Autumn is the Korean classic whose upcoming remake stars Hyun Bin and Tang Wei, which wrapped filming in Seattle earlier this year. Now it’s been officially invited to the 35th Toronto International Film Festival, which opens next month. The story depicts a short but intense love affair between a... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Jung Jin-young and Ryu Seung-ryong in historical comedy
by | August 8, 2010 | 10 Comments
Lee Jun-ik, director of The King and the Clown, is re-teaming with veteran actor Jung Jin-young (left) for a sequel to his hit 2003 film Once Upon a Time in a Battlefield, (Hwangsanbul). Also starring is Ryu Seung-ryong (right), whom some of you may remember as Choi Do-bin in this... More »


Drama Casting & News
When will Birdie Buddy air?
by | August 7, 2010 | 28 Comments
UEE was supposed to debut in her first starring role this summer. But summer’s going by and Birdie Buddy is nowhere to be found. What gives? Looks like Group 8’s playing favorites, and Birdie Buddy is coming up with the short straw. It’s been six months since production began on... More »


Drama Casting & News
Athena releases a barrage of new stills
by | August 7, 2010 | 64 Comments
The production of spy drama Athena has been releasing a steady stream of new stills from its latest shoots, two or three at a time. Rather than putting up a post every time a photo comes out, here’s a whole collection of the latest images. This media barrage is a... More »


Meta
Dramabeans gets fancy new duds
by | August 7, 2010 | 419 Comments
Hey, check out the fancy new threads we’re sporting! Every kdrama Cinderella gets a shiny new makeover, and dramabeans was feeling left out. So we took her for a spin at the website-makeover spa and salon, and this is how she came out! We worked really hard on this redesign... More »