Drama Casting & News
Hollywood screenwriter acts in Athena
by | November 4, 2010 | 46 Comments
Er… I can’t be the only one who finds this news random. The production company of upcoming spy drama Athena: Goddess of War has announced that a famous Hollywood screenwriter will be acting in the drama: It’s Douglas Day Stewart of 1980s hits The Blue Lagoon and An Officer and... More »

Celebrity News
Tough guy Chun Jung-myung races toward freedom
by | November 4, 2010 | 54 Comments
Apparently this latest tough-guy shoot for Chun Jung-myung is a “180 degree transformation” for him… although we saw him being all tough and macho in this Vogue spread not terribly long ago, which was itself supposed to be another 180 degree turn from his previous smiley, pleasant image. So 180... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Jae-wook looking mighty fine for Mary
by | November 4, 2010 | 123 Comments
Finally! Somebody looking like a man in this drama! I was beginning to worry. In all of the promotional material up until now, everybody in upcoming drama Mary Stayed Out All Night looked like a pretty girl. Everyone. Imagine my pleasant surprise when I stumbled upon stills of Kim Jae-wook... More »

Drama Recaps
Sungkyunkwan Scandal: Episode 17
by | November 3, 2010 | 191 Comments
Hey, girlfriday here, back for another hit of Joseon Crack. What can I say? You take a free sample, and next thing you know, you’re pawning your mom’s tv for another hit. In this episode, the mystery and political intrigue takes center stage, as the past comes back to start... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Shin-hye to star in Taiwanese drama
by | November 3, 2010 | 191 Comments
Park Shin-hye (You’re Beautiful, Cyrano Dating Agency) has been busy crossing borders for her latest drama project, a Taiwanese drama adaptation of Japanese manga series Hayate the Combat Butler. Just what exactly is a combat butler? I don’t know, but I can imagine that it’d be handy to have one... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Seung-woo cameos for his wife’s Queen of Reversals
by | November 3, 2010 | 27 Comments
Kim Seung-woo (IRIS) drops by for a cameo in the next episode of his wife’s drama, Queen of Reversals. Aw, what a good hubby. The drama stars his wife Kim Nam-joo and his friend Jung Jun-ho (also of IRIS) as a married couple, so it’s especially good-natured of him to... More »

Celebrity News
Kang Dong-won gets wings in High Cut
by | November 3, 2010 | 73 Comments
I can see the reasoning behind the concept for Kang Dong-won’s new shoot for High Cut magazine — he’s supposedly “Mr. Supernatural,” and the shoot coincides with the release of his new movie, Psychic. But I’m not sure I follow the leap from Mr. Supernatural to… winged pants? No, really.... More »

Drama Recaps
Tamra the Island: Episode 10
by | November 2, 2010 | 36 Comments
I cannot sing enough praises for Tamra. This episode delves into new territory, both literally and figuratively, but the change doesn’t at all impact the unique flavour of this show. Tags: featured, Hwang Chan-bin, Im Joo-hwan, Seo Woo, Tamra the Island... More »

Drama Casting & News
Sungkyunkwan ends on a high, Giant approaches 30%
by | November 2, 2010 | 122 Comments
It may have not enjoyed a ratings bonanza, but KBS’s Sungkyunkwan Scandal has surely earned the designation of being a hot mania property (not unlike last year’s youth sensation You’re Beautiful), and the fusion-historical-romantic-comedy series ended with a 12.8% rating on Tuesday. It’s not a spectacular number, but a solid... More »

Drama Casting & News
Runaway alters scripts in wake of actor accident
by | November 2, 2010 | 16 Comments
Runaway’s resident bitchy mastermind Yoon Son-ha (okay, she’s more of a bitchy middle-manager) was recently in a car accident. Initially all sides had asserted that her accident would not affect the drama at all, but the writer-PD duo have decided to write her out of the upcoming scripts because she... More »

Drama Casting & News
Birdie Buddy finally gets an airdate
by | November 2, 2010 | 22 Comments
Finally, news of Group 8’s golf drama Birdie Buddy, which has been given a tentative airdate of March 2011, according to one representative from the production company on November 2. And it’s about time! It’s not that I’ve been looking forward to this show — I haven’t — but it... More »