Celebrity News
Lee Min-ho and Park Min-young confirm they’re dating
by | August 22, 2011 | 593 Comments
javabeans: The City Hunter and Nana Bear?!! They’ve just confirmed it, via Park Min-young’s agency. girlfriday: They’re DATING? In REAL LIFE? javabeans: It’s like my fantasies have collided with real life and now I’m all confused where one starts and the other stops. girlfriday: And that’s different from a regular... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Min Hyo-rin joins the thieves in Gone With the Wind
by | August 22, 2011 | 19 Comments
The period heist comedy Gone With the Wind has completed its round-up of Joseon-era thieves: Min Hyo-rin (Romance Town, Triple) joins the star-studded cast. The movie stars Cha Tae-hyun (Speedy Scandal) as its ringleader of ice thieves (heh). It boasts premium supporting actors Kim Jung-tae (Miss Ripley) and Sung Dong-il... More »

Celebrity News
Go Soo suits up for GQ
by | August 22, 2011 | 46 Comments
*Sigh.* Go Soo, why so pretty? Also, what’s with the random rubbing of self on plants? …and the business suits worn in the deep dark jungles of…sidewalk foliage? Is he on his way home from work after a 3-cha bender, which explains the dress, the document pouch, and the inability... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoochun’s little brother joins Thousand Day Promise
by | August 21, 2011 | 64 Comments
Park Yoochun’s little bro, Park Yoo-hwan, hereafter known as Yoobro, will be joining the cast of the upcoming Kim Soo-hyun melodrama Thousand Day Promise, starring Su Ae and Kim Rae-won. He’s been cast to play opposite Su Ae as — what else? — her little bro. Isn’t it weird how... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
First look at upcoming sitcom High Kick 3
by | August 21, 2011 | 38 Comments
First stills are out for the hilariously titled third season of the High Kick family sitcom series, High Kick 3: Counterattack of the Short Legs. PD Kim Byung-wook, the director behind the helm for all three seasons, explained the name as a sort of “losers fight back” motif; a high... More »

Drama Recaps
Scent of a Woman: Episode 10
by | August 21, 2011 | 285 Comments
Hurray for a plot that knows when to kick it into high gear. I worried at how closely this drama might follow the old-school melodrama recipe – heavy on the angst, double dose of misunderstandings, dash of happy just before death – and I’m happy to find that it plays... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 56
by | August 21, 2011 | 46 Comments
Gone are the girl group idols – they’ve been replaced/transformed/hi-jacked/dragged away. We find out what exactly happened to cause this radical change and see how the boys react to the new and improved versions! Will their hearts skip a beat for these ladies? Will they wail over what is already... More »

Drama Casting & News
The Musical gets picked up for broadcast, finally
by | August 21, 2011 | 57 Comments
The Musical, starring Gu Hye-sun (Boys Before Flowers) and Daniel Choi (Baby-Faced Beauty) is finally set for a fall broadcast, having been given a 10 pm timeslot on SBS for Friday nights. It’s an unusual hour for a prime-time miniseries, since those currently air on every day except for Friday,... More »

Drama Recaps
Scent of a Woman: Episode 9
by | August 20, 2011 | 192 Comments
With feelings confirmed and out in the open — hence putting to bed the conflict of self-denial — it’s time for the Dreaded Others to step in as antagonist of the day. With the burden of bad guy shifted to meddling others, at least we get some cute, sexy, happy... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Ji-tae begins work on feature directorial debut
by | August 20, 2011 | 17 Comments
It’s been a while since Yoo Ji-tae (Midnight FM, A Star’s Lover) announced his foray into directing features, but almost three years later, he’s ready to begin working on the project. According to one source, Yoo is currently writing the screenplay, which is described as a human drama about the... More »