Drama Casting & News
Han Jung-soo joins King Geunchogo
by | September 4, 2010 | 9 Comments
Han Jung-soo, aka Chuno‘s “General Choi,” will be making a special appearance in the upcoming KBS drama King Geunchogo, the sageuk set in the Baekje kingdom that stars Gam Woo-sung as the king, as well as Kim Ji-soo and Ahn Jae-mo. Han’s role isn’t a leading one, but it’s more... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Shin-yang’s drama comeback
by | September 4, 2010 | 56 Comments
Actor Park Shin-yang (Painter of the Wind, Lovers in Paris, The Letter) is making his drama comeback after a two-year hiatus. Park faced some legal trouble with the Drama Association (a pay dispute regarding 2007’s War of Money) and was forced to take a hiatus. He’s returning after a two-year... More »


Theater/Musicals
Kang Hye-jung and Lee Yoon-ji in Proof
by | September 4, 2010 | 15 Comments
Kang Hye-jung (Old Boy, Flowers for My Life) and Lee Yoon-ji (Goong, Heading to the Ground) are headed to the stage this fall in an adaptation of the David Auburn play, Proof. The actresses are double cast as the lead, Catherine, the daughter of a University of Chicago mathematician who dies... More »


Drama Recaps
Playful Kiss: Episode 1
by | September 3, 2010 | 263 Comments
I had mixed feelings about this premiere: It wasn’t as good as I was hoping, but it wasn’t as bad as I feared. I can see where some viewers had issues with it, and I share those concerns. But I think it started to find its groove later on —... More »


Drama Casting & News
Daemul’s President Go Hyun-jung
by | September 3, 2010 | 51 Comments
Now that SBS’s Daemul is finally rolling, looks like they’re eager to get your attention (and for a positive reason, for once) with all their new stills. Go Hyun-jung is featured in the latest set, looking every bit the part of Korea’s first woman president. In these photos, Go’s character,... More »


Drama Recaps
I Am Legend: Episode 9
by | September 3, 2010 | 60 Comments
Episode 9 marks the return of… NOO RI! Yes – the most important character of this drama. No? OK – well, it is also the turning point of the drama – soo, just how do you follow up an epic courtroom scene and the end of a divorce? Tags: featured,... More »


Celebrity News
Jo In-sung’s life in the army
by | September 3, 2010 | 60 Comments
Actor Jo In-sung (Frozen Flower, What Happened in Bali) shares pictures of his life in the army. His unit is out on a team week, and the pictures show a fun side of army life, as Jo catches mussels by the sea. Jo was amazed at how easily the fan-mussels... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #151
by | September 3, 2010 | 260 Comments
  SONG OF THE DAY Air Conditioning School – “Up On” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #150 Open Thread #149 Open Thread #148 Open Thread #147 No tags for this post.... More »


Drama Recaps
My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho: Episode 8
by | September 2, 2010 | 192 Comments
“She works hard for the money / So haaaard for it honey / She works hard for the money / So you better treat her right.” Never truer words, my friend. This episode, Mi-ho learns the value of a Dollar Won, and Dae-woong learns the value of a gift from... More »


Drama Casting & News
MBC’s Dong Yi also halts filiming
by | September 2, 2010 | 29 Comments
Historical drama Dong Yi is the second show whose filming has been interrupted by the union strike over unpaid crew and cast wages, following Gloria. On September 3, union representatives went to the set to talk to the cast of Dong Yi, who agreed to refrain from participating in shoots... More »


Drama Casting & News
Playful Kiss ratings round two: 3.7%
by | September 2, 2010 | 198 Comments
I know some viewers were holding out for a marked improvement in Playful Kiss‘s numbers given its surprisingly poor start yesterday, but alas, it was not to be. Episode 2 didn’t fare much better, following Episode 1’s 3.5% rating with a 3.7%. Competitor drama Baker King Kim Tak-gu hit yet... More »