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 »


Drama Casting & News
Bad Guy shoots in Jeju Island
by | March 29, 2010 | 57 Comments
Dark melodrama Bad Guy began its shoots in Japan, then relocated to film in Jeju Island. On March 26, the filming location in the city of Seogwipo, Jeju Island, was opened to the media, and a new set of stills has been released. Among planned shoots are those involving paragliding... More »


Celebrity News
Choi Jin-shil’s brother Choi Jin-young commits suicide
by | March 28, 2010 | 176 Comments
OH NO. Only a year and a half after his older sister committed suicide, now actor-singer Choi Jin-young has been discovered dead after taking his own life on the morning of March 29. Choi Jin-young’s body is currently in the funeral hall of a Kangnam hospital in Seoul. A rep... More »


Drama Casting & News
Will Chuno have a Season 2?
by | March 28, 2010 | 42 Comments
While I wouldn’t get too excited yet, there is a lot of talk and speculation over the possibility of a Chuno Season 2, given the intense popularity of the drama, which ended this past week. A representative from Chuno‘s production company, Chorokbaem Media, gave interviews to the press on the... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Cha Tae-hyun as a former racing champ
by | March 28, 2010 | 7 Comments
I guess horses are in this year? Cha Tae-hyun is taking on his next role in a film called Champ, which is set in the world of horse racing. In the movie, Cha plays a former star jockey who loses his wife in a sudden accident and seriously damages his... More »