Drama Casting & News
Dream High scheduled for winter premiere
by | July 10, 2010 | 20 Comments
Dream High is the name of a drama project that has been in the works for a while now, and after stalling a bit in the planning stages, it is finally now a go for KBS. The project drew some early buzz for the big names behind its production, namely... More »


Drama Recaps
Coffee House: Page 12
by | July 9, 2010 | 176 Comments
I liked this episode. There’s a lot that happens here, a lot of movement. Generally I’m not a fan of artificial time skips and big life changes occurring off-camera, but it helps that we’re not dealing with a finale episode here. With several episodes still ahead of us, we’re given... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Shi-young cast in two-episode MBC drama
by | July 9, 2010 | 19 Comments
Lee Shi-young has lined up her next role, which is in a short MBC drama called What Do You Really Want? She stars as the daughter to a washed-up boxer in the two-episode special, which will begin filming later this month. The production side stated Lee’s participation as a done... More »


Celebrity News
Jung Kyung-ho clarifies military enlistment rumors
by | July 9, 2010 | 16 Comments
There has been a wave of reports that actor Jung Kyung-ho (Smile) is up for army duty soon, and on July 9 his management company, N.O.A Entertainment, issued a statement to rebut those rumors and clarify the situation. As a 1983-er, the clock is ticking for Jung but he has... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Min-ho and Sohn Ye-jin re-team for Personal Taste DVD
by | July 9, 2010 | 41 Comments
A month after completing production on the MBC drama Personal Taste, Lee Min-ho and Sohn Ye-jin reunite for a DVD commentary. They’re joined by co-stars Jung Sung-hwa (Sang-jun) and Wang Ji-hye (In-hee), in recording commentaries as well as interviews for the upcoming DVD. Tags: Lee Min-ho, Personal Taste, Sohn Ye-jin... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #143
by | July 9, 2010 | 469 Comments
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Drama Recaps
Bad Guy: Episode 7
by | July 8, 2010 | 59 Comments
It’s as I suspected. I’m in major second-lead love, and I’m headed for disaster. Now, I don’t always do this in every drama, although I’m more prone, say, than javabeans, who is more a leading-man kind of girl. But when a great second lead energizes the story and brings in... More »


Drama Casting & News
Seo Hyo-rim joins Sungkyunkwan Scandal
by | July 8, 2010 | 22 Comments
It’s interesting to see that the bright and lively Seo Hyo-rim (The World They Live In) will be joining the cast of Sungkyunkwan Scandal, because her name was one of the main contenders for the female lead role back in earlier casting days, before Jung Da-young signed on, then signed... More »


Theater/Musicals
Moon Geun-young makes theater debut in Closer
by | July 8, 2010 | 28 Comments
“Korea’s Little Sister” Moon Geun-young is pairing up with Eom Ki-joon (Job Well Done) in the stage play Closer, which is the play written by Patrick Marber that was a hit when it first opened in London in 1997. It went on to be translated into 30 languages and performed... More »


Drama Casting & News
Playful Kiss chooses Kim Hyun-joong
by | July 8, 2010 | 529 Comments
Kim Hyun-joong of SS501 has beaten out fellow contenders Jung Yong-hwa and DBSK’s Chang-min for the lead role in Playful Kiss, aka the It Started With a Kiss / Itazura na Kiss remake. With those options, it seems they were determined to cast an idol-star-turned-newbie-actor, which just confuses me when... More »


Drama Casting & News
The boys (and girl) of Sungkyunkwan Scandal
by | July 8, 2010 | 63 Comments
Here we get a look at the first stills of the four leads of the upcoming “campus historical drama” Sungkyunkwan Scandal, which is set in a Joseon-era school that is attended by the scholars and noble young sons of the day — and one young woman who sneaks in posing... More »