Drama Casting & News
Park Ki-woong joins The Musical
by | August 3, 2010 | 33 Comments
Park Ki-woong (Chuno, Story of a Man) has been added to The Musical, the drama series starring Gu Hye-sun, Daniel Choi, and Ok Joo-hyun. He’ll play a cool-headed musical producer, and complicates romantic matters as the third leg of the love triangle with Gu and Choi. Park had first heard... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
First poster for action thriller Invincible
by | August 3, 2010 | 33 Comments
The first official poster is out for action-noir blockbuster Invincible, which stars Joo Jin-mo, Song Seung-heon, Kim Kang-woo, and Jo Han-seon. The tagline reads, “Brothers who meet as enemies, friends who team up through loyalty.” That refers to the fact that Joo and Song are partners involved in illegal arms... More »

Drama Casting & News
IRIS agent(s) to return for Athena
by | August 2, 2010 | 27 Comments
I say agent(s) because as soon as a slew of articles hit the net announcing this news, there was a contradictory one from Kim So-yeon‘s representatives denying it. First, the news: Two of IRIS‘s stars, Kim So-yeon and Kim Seung-woo, have reportedly signed on to reprise their characters in Athena.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Su Ae’s Athena “character cut” photos
by | August 2, 2010 | 35 Comments
With two down, here’s number 3. It’s Su Ae‘s turn: Tags: Athena, Su Ae... More »

Drama Casting & News
What’s Up’s shoots in full swing
by | August 2, 2010 | 9 Comments
It’s been a long while since we heard news of What’s Up, the campus drama centering around a university musical department that produced a lot of buzz because of its A-list scriptwriter, Song Ji-nah (Story of a Man, Sandglass). So it’s good to hear some news about it now, even... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Min-young gets comfortable on the Sungkyunkwan set
by | August 2, 2010 | 15 Comments
With a month left before premiering, the crew of Sungkyunkwan Scandal has been moving into high gear, and lead actress Park Min-young has basically moved to the film set — she’s in standby mode practically 24 hours a day, ready to film. The above shot is the latest to come... More »

Celebrity News
Athena co-stars team up for CF
by | August 2, 2010 | 32 Comments
Jung Woo-sung and Cha Seung-won are co-stars in Athena, the spy drama airing in the fall, but before we get to see how that plays out, we’ll see them paired up in a CF campaign for a smart phone. Two separate ads will be released, with one focusing on each... More »

Moon Geun-young and Eom Ki-joon cuddle up in rehearsals
by | August 1, 2010 | 24 Comments
(I was tempted to make a pun with the name of their play — Closer — but I just couldn’t bring myself to do it.) These photos were released on the 2nd and show the main cast of the theater play. Moon Geun-young and Eom Ki-joon take the two lead... More »

Drama Recaps
Coffee House: Page 18 (Final)
by | August 1, 2010 | 143 Comments
I enjoyed this finale. Finale episodes are tricky things. You have to wrap up the story, but not in such a rushed way that it feels crammed, like the drama ran out of time. We as the audience usually need some time to come down from the emotional climax, and... More »

Pop Culture & Society
Pop Culture: The Fairy and the Woodcutter
by | August 1, 2010 | 134 Comments
One of the reasons girlfriday and I wanted to open up the blog to this Pop Culture series is because we’d sometimes like to depart from the norm and muse about stuff. It allows us to take something from pop culture or society at large and run with it. Girlfriday... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Nam-gil’s last pre-army photo shoot
by | August 1, 2010 | 45 Comments
Bad Guy Kim Nam-gil did one last photo shoot before reporting for army duty on July 15. The shoot features Kim in fall fashion, pre-army-buzz-cut, and looking about as good as you’d expect. Tags: Bad Guy, Kim Nam-gil... More »