Dramabeans at NY Comic Con
by | September 28, 2010 | 232 Comments
Here it is: the perfect opportunity to put to rest the Clark Kent/Superman theories about javabeans and girlfriday. Yup, you guessed it. A public appearance. For real. In person. There will even be plenty of comic book experts around for backup on the Superman mythos, and the rules of defying... More »

Drama Casting & News
Child genius Seo Shin-ae in Drama Special
by | September 28, 2010 | 14 Comments
Seo Shin-ae has made her (albeit short) career playing precocious youngsters, so it shouldn’t be too much of a stretch for her to play a full-on genius in her upcoming Drama Special episode, titled Boy Meets Girl. Her character enters high school at the age of 12 and is forced... More »

Drama Recaps
Sungkyunkwan Scandal: Episode 7
by | September 27, 2010 | 199 Comments
Excuse me, I’ve got a serious problem. Very serious indeed. I have a severe case of dry mouth. Do you know why, dear reader? Oh I think you know…I’m sure you have it too. It’s because I can’t seem to close my mouth during the whole hour this godforsaken drama... More »

Drama Casting & News
The cast of new daily drama Smile, Dong-hae
by | September 27, 2010 | 44 Comments
KBS’s daily drama Fine Windy Day (or Good Day For the Wind to Blow) is nearing its end, and its replacement drama will be Smile, Dong-hae [웃어라 동해야], which begins its run next week. Here’s an introduction the young up-and-comers who comprise the cast, led by Ji Chang-wook, whose casting... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Ji-hoon up for October army enlistment
by | September 27, 2010 | 73 Comments
Nooo, not another one! Actor Kim Ji-hoon is the next up for his mandatory military service, and announced that he will begin his four weeks of training on October 4, followed by active duty. Kim is currently appearing in a cable drama, the fabulous Joseon X-Files, playing a level-headed government... More »

Drama Casting & News
Behind the scenes on Sungkyunkwan Scandal
by | September 27, 2010 | 85 Comments
It’s totally entertaining to see the onscreen camaraderie building between the four leads of KBS’s Sungkyunkwan Scandal, so it’s like icing on the cake to see that good-natured fun exists behind the scenes as well. In fact, before the drama began airing the four actors — Micky Yoochun, Park Min-young,... More »

Drama Recaps
Playful Kiss: Episode 8
by | September 26, 2010 | 341 Comments
Episode 7 was the first one I connected with on an emotional level (there was something in my eye, I swear), so I had higher expectations going into 8. We’re definitely in a better place than previous weeks, and I do think that this show actually improves from week to... More »

Drama Casting & News
More stills from Queen of Reversals
by | September 26, 2010 | 13 Comments
A few more stills have come out for MBC’s spinoff series Queen of Reversals, which look like they come from the same shoot as the first stills that were released a little while back. In the drama, Kim Nam-joo and Jung Jun-ho play Hwang Tae-hee and Bong Jun-su, respectively. After... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Teaser poster for Eom Ji-won’s new sex comedy
by | September 26, 2010 | 24 Comments
This fall, Eom Ji-won (The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry) stars in the lighthearted sex comedy Festival, about four couples and the various issues that sex introduces into their relationships. Eom stars opposite Shin Ha-kyun as a woman who buys a vibrator one day, sending her uptight police officer... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Min-hee in Moby Dick
by | September 26, 2010 | 15 Comments
Kim Min-hee (Love and Marriage, Goodbye Solo, Actresses) is slated to return to film in a production of…Moby Dick? What the…? Are people just running out of ideas? It turns out that Moby Dick is just a figurative title for an action-thriller involving an explosion, and the journalists who try... More »

Drama Recaps
I Am Legend: Episode 15
by | September 25, 2010 | 34 Comments
WHEEEE! This series reminds me of Stars Falling From the Sky, where the cute and happy parts were winning, the melodrama kind of odd, the story meandering, and the drama overall a fun roller coaster ride. I know there’s still one more episode left, so for now I’ll just keep... More »