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 »


Chungmuro/Film News
Min Suk joins Sector 7
by | August 7, 2010 | 3 Comments
Actor Min Suk, star of MBC DramaNet’s Chosun Police 3, has been cast in Ha Ji-won‘s new 3-D blockbuster film Sector 7, due out next summer. The mega-budget sci-fi/action/horror film is set on an oil rig out at sea, and Min Suk will join the cast as the rookie underwater... More »


Theater/Musicals
Ok Joo-hyun in Aida
by | August 6, 2010 | 29 Comments
Singer, actress Ok Joo-hyun, of k-pop group FinKL and the upcoming drama The Musical, has been cast as the lead in a production of Aida to hit the stage this winter season. Here she is sporting her look for Aida, as well as a trip down memory lane, for those... More »


Drama Casting & News
Seo Hyo-rim in Sungkyunkwan
by | August 6, 2010 | 30 Comments
Sungkyunkwan Scandal released stills of Seo Hyo-rim looking adorably sweet, playing the only girly-girl in the campus fusion-sageuk drama, out later this month. Tags: Micky Yoochun, Park Min-young, Seo Hyo-rim, Sungkyunkwan Scandal... More »