Drama Casting & News
Kang Ji-hwan cast in Page One
by | April 1, 2010 | 62 Comments
Woohoo!!! Kang Ji-hwan is coming back to television! He has been cast in the upcoming SBS drama Page One, which is being directed by Full House and The World They Live In‘s PD Pyo Min-soo, and has already cast Park Shi-yeon as its female lead. He plays a well-mannered novelist,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Myung Se-bin, Song Jong-ho cast in Three Sisters
by | April 1, 2010 | 12 Comments
SBS’s current daily drama Wife Returns will be wrapping up its run soon, and taking over its slot is the new series Three Sisters, which stars Myung Se-bin in her return to television and Song Jong-ho, recently of the melodrama Will It Snow For Christmas. Three Sisters actually features two... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Mi-sook in Harper’s Bazaar
by | April 1, 2010 | 32 Comments
Lee Mi-sook, who is currently acting in the KBS drama Cinderella’s Sister in the role of Cinderella’s stepmother, is featured in the April issue of Harper’s Bazaar magazine, and she looks gorgeous. The photo shoot is in conjunction with fashion brand LABEIGE, and the concept portrays Lee as a glamorous... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Cinderella, Prosecutor, Taste: First episode impressions
by | March 31, 2010 | 186 Comments
Finally! The new Wednesday-Thursday battle is off, and the results are pretty consistent with my expectations, both content- and ratings-wise. First, the numbers: Cinderella’s Sister took the lead with a 16.7%, while Personal Taste was in second with a 12.7%. Prosecutor Princess trailed with a 7.3%. (Those are TNS Media... More »

Celebrity News
Stars promote Think Green campaign
by | March 31, 2010 | 43 Comments
For the month of April, LG Fashion’s brand HAZZYS will be actively promoting its “Think Green” environmental campaign. They have brought on a group of stars to help push its eco-friendly message and organic T-shirts with a photo shoot. The sales of the HAZZYS 100% organic cotton T-shirts will be... More »

Drama Casting & News
Character posters released for Bad Guy
by | March 31, 2010 | 51 Comments
Following several sets of stills and a preview video, character posters have been released for SBS’s Bad Guy. They feature (from left to right, above) 21-year-old newcomer Jung So-min, Kim Jae-wook (Antique Bakery), Han Ga-in in her return to television three years after Witch Amusement, titular “bad guy” Kim Nam-gil,... More »

Drama Recaps
Oh My Lady: Episode 4
by | March 30, 2010 | 73 Comments
I think the drama is finally getting its emotional footing. I’d been a little worried that it wouldn’t make that emotional connection, so I’m relieved at the signs in this episode. (By “emotional connection,” I don’t necessarily mean that I want melodrama or angst, specifically. It’s that I want a... More »

Celebrity News
Shim Eun-kyung off to study abroad in the States
by | March 30, 2010 | 63 Comments
One of Korea’s brightest up-and-coming actors, 15-year-old Shim Eun-kyung, has announced her plans to move to the U.S. to study in Pittsburgh come the new school year in September. She says that the decision was made last year. She had intended on going earlier, but after receiving the script for... More »

Drama Casting & News
Cinderella’s Sister releases its music video
by | March 30, 2010 | 110 Comments
As previously announced, KBS’s new drama Cinderella’s Sister has released an introductory music video prior to the drama’s premiere (this Wednesday), which you can watch below. The song featured is from the OST, called “It Has To Be You” (너 아니면 안돼) and is sung by Yesung. Tags: Chun Jung-myung,... More »

Drama Recaps
Oh My Lady: Episode 3
by | March 29, 2010 | 55 Comments
Generally I don’t have a problem buying Choi Siwon playing a 28-year-old in this role — he can look older than his age and he’s dressed like a grown-up — but in this shot (from a fantasy sequence, no worries about additional kiddos showing up unannounced) he positively looks like... More »

Drama Recaps
Chuno: Episode 14
by | March 29, 2010 | 56 Comments
Hi, I’m thunderbolt and I’m the last of the 2009 year-end reviewers writing a Chuno recap. That means there are five of us recapping what many believe will be crowned Drama of the Year. Some detractors, however, think Chuno is more joke than jewel. Varying opinions aside (and it is... More »