Drama Casting & News
Why are there so many false casting rumors?
by | July 18, 2010 | 44 Comments
Park Bo-young, Park Shin-hye, and Sulli were all rumored for Playful Kiss If you’ve been following Korean dramas for a while, you probably have noticed a tendency for productions to make casting announcements before things are entirely finalized. Sometimes those initial reports will go on to be confirmed, and sometimes... More »


Drama Recaps
Drama Special: Our Slightly Risqué Relationship
by | July 17, 2010 | 60 Comments
There was one drama special that piqued my interest above all the others for two reasons: Lee Seon-kyun, and the title: Our Slightly Risqué Relationship [조금 야한 우리 연애]. Need I say more? I decided to recap it since it might not be something everyone had a chance to see,... More »


Drama Casting & News
A few more Girlfriend Gumiho stills
by | July 17, 2010 | 56 Comments
I posted a batch of stills from My Girlfriend Is A Gumiho a few days ago, but here are a couple more. And honestly, I think (I hope?) that my favorite thing about this drama is going to be Lee Seung-gi. Specifically, wimpy Lee Seung-gi! Because who else is tired... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kam Woo-sung is King Geunchogo
by | July 17, 2010 | 9 Comments
Kam Woo-sung returns to television four years after his last drama series, portraying the titular role in upcoming KBS sageuk series King Geunchogo. Geunchogo was a warrior king who led the nation of Baekche from 346 through 375 A.D. Kam’s last television role was 2006’s Alone in Love with Sohn... More »


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 »