Drama Recaps
Coffee House: Page 13
by | July 16, 2010 | 118 Comments
Sorry for the delay, it’s been a busy week! It appears there’s some confusion in the air regarding Coffee House‘s length, because the drama hasn’t given an official explanation for the supposed change and fans are confused. But according to posts on the drama website, it was initially planned for... More »


Drama Casting & News
Song Ji-eun cast in Dr. Champ
by | July 16, 2010 | 8 Comments
Chuno‘s “femme fatale gisaeng” Song Ji-eun will be taking a role in the upcoming sports medical drama Dr. Champ. The show has already cast its leads, Kim So-yeon, Uhm Tae-woong, and Jung Kyeo-woon, who form the main love triangle. Song’s character has been friends with Jung Kyeo-woon’s since childhood, and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Fantasy romance Secret Garden casts leads
by | July 16, 2010 | 29 Comments
SBS is in the planning stages for a new weekend drama, Secret Garden, and has cast Jang Hyuk (Chuno) and Kim Sarang (Tokyo Showers) in the lead roles. Secret Garden is described as a “fantasy melodrama”; the love between the leads develops as the story comes and goes “between game... More »


Drama Casting & News
Daniel Henney in Kyoto for Runaway shoots
by | July 16, 2010 | 17 Comments
Daniel Henney is currently filming the upcoming action drama Runaway in Japan, and recently uploaded a photo of himself taken at a train station in Kyoto. The photo was posted to his Facebook page, with a note that he hasn’t been able to check his page frequently due to his... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #144
by | July 16, 2010 | 257 Comments
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Theater/Musicals
Moon Geun-young in the stage play Closer
by | July 15, 2010 | 56 Comments
As previously noted, young actress Moon Geun-young is making her theater debut in the Korean production of Closer, the play that debuted in London in 1997. And, can I say, she looks absolutely stunning in these promotional photos. Closer was adapted into a film in 2004 starring Clive Owen, Julia... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jung So-min cast as lead in Playful Kiss
by | July 15, 2010 | 103 Comments
Well, she’s no Park Bo-young, but of all the possible names in contention to lead Playful Kiss, new actress Jung So-min is my favorite choice. It’s being reported that she is the final choice for the lead role opposite Kim Hyun-joong (and let’s hope that after all the hoopla surrounding... More »


Celebrity News
Triple threat Kim Jae-wook
by | July 15, 2010 | 69 Comments
Inch by inch, Kim Jae-wook has been stealing the show in SBS’s Bad Guy, with his deeply layered portrayal of a wounded feral animal, otherwise known as Hong Tae-sung. In a recent interview with 10 Asia, Kim discusses Tae-sung, acting, and his music. Good acting AND an indie band? Are... More »


Drama Casting & News
The Sungkyunkwan Scandal cast speaks to the press
by | July 15, 2010 | 49 Comments
From left to right: Yoo Ah-in, Park Min-young, Micky Yoochun, Song Joong-ki Lots and lots of pretty pictures! The cast of KBS’s Sungkyunkwan Scandal gave a press conference at their drama’s filming set in Kyunggi province on the afternoon of July 15. We’ll probably see them giving another press conference... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Seung-gi cowers before his gumiho girlfriend
by | July 15, 2010 | 75 Comments
…and I love it! After all the prickly alpha males, the misunderstood wounded heroes, and the perfect never-gonna-get-the-girl Daddy Long Legs benefactors, I’m itching for a new kind of male character. And while we’ve had a few beta males in kdrama hero history, it’s not really a common character archetype... More »


Celebrity News
Kim Nam-gil reports for military service
by | July 14, 2010 | 84 Comments
With just one day of rest after wrapping up filming on his drama Bad Guy, actor Kim Nam-gil began his military life on July 15. He reported to the Chungnam, Nonsan, training center on Thursday afternoon, where he will undergo four weeks of training. In addition to recent injuries (such... More »