Drama Casting & News
Smile’s stars together in Elle
by | December 9, 2009 | 40 Comments
How cute is this? The two stars of SBS’s hit weekend drama Smile (or Smile, You) — Jung Kyung-ho and Lee Min-jung — are featured in a cute holiday spread in December’s Elle magazine. If you’re watching the drama, you already know that Jung Kyung-ho (above) has keen comic timing... More »


Drama Casting & News
You’re Beautiful sheet music
by | December 9, 2009 | 170 Comments
I had no idea this stuff was available, but someone asked me for help finding piano sheet music for songs from the soundtrack of You’re Beautiful. Lo and behold, there are several available so I thought I’d share: [ Download sheet music | Mirror ] The file contains music for... More »


Drama Casting & News
From Chuno’s Jeju Island location shoots
by | December 9, 2009 | 40 Comments
More gorgeous images from Chuno! The upcoming KBS drama series has put out several new stills over the past few days, and they’re all (as usual) quite lovely. The production team has been traveling all over the country to film, and recently finished a ten-day shoot (from November 26 through... More »


Celebrity News
Lee Byung-heon targeted for blackmail
by | December 9, 2009 | 128 Comments
Get ready for what will surely become another entertainment industry rollercoaster of scandalous claims: Lee Byung-heon, megastar and current lead in KBS drama IRIS, has been accused by a Korean-Canadian woman of sexual misconduct and slapped with a lawsuit. Lee refutes the claims and is fighting back. According to Lee’s... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Actresses: Fake documentary or reality filmmaking?
by | December 8, 2009 | 43 Comments
I previously posted about the new movie Actresses, which stars six famous movie stars playing six famous movie stars: each portrays a version of her real self, but the question is, how much of that is “acted” and how much stems from reality? I found the initial reports really interesting,... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Han Ga-in looks for drama comeback role
by | December 8, 2009 | 24 Comments
Han Ga-in has a new management team and a new goal of returning to television screens in the coming year. She’s eying four to five projects, raising the possibility that she might make her comeback at the same time that her husband, Yeon Jung-hoon, will be appearing in SBS’s medical... More »


Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 13
by | December 8, 2009 | 57 Comments
(written by cleown, with 0timelost and samsooki) Episode 13 – To Be Properly Treated and Valued as a Woman. Hi, my name is cleown and I’m one of the editors for the City Hall recaps, although this time I am writing an episode recap of City Hall. I’ve tried my... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Fair Love follows festival success with January premiere
by | December 8, 2009 | 25 Comments
When Fair Love screened at this year’s Pusan International Film Festival as part of its Gala Presentation, it was hailed by critics as “the year’s most lovable film” and received a lot of praise. The film stars Lee Hana (Triple) and one of Korea’s most-loved veterans, Ahn Sung-ki, and has... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Han Ye-seul a possibility for Twilight sequel?
by | December 7, 2009 | 72 Comments
It is being reported (strategically leaked?) that Han Ye-seul, who is currently acting in the new SBS melodrama series Will It Snow For Christmas?, recently took a secret meeting with Mark Morgan, CEO of Imprint Entertainment, the production company behind Twilight and New Moon. Naturally, this has given rise to... More »


Celebrity News
Welcome back, Gong Yoo
by | December 7, 2009 | 141 Comments
Fans rejoice! Gong Yoo is finally out of the army. The actor — who enlisted at the height of his popularity following 2007’s Coffee Prince — was discharged from his mandatory service on the morning of December 8. He gave a brief greeting to the press and fans who had... More »


Drama Casting & News
IRIS served with plagiarism suit
by | December 7, 2009 | 36 Comments
KBS’s hit spy drama IRIS has found itself entangled in plagiarism charges. On December 7, novelist Park Chul-joo filed a suit with Seoul Central District Court accusing the drama’s production company of ripping off his spy novel The Sun Doesn’t Rise on Mt. Fuji. In his complaint, writer Park asserted... More »