Drama Recaps
Pasta: Episode 11
by | May 12, 2010 | 31 Comments
What the . . . ?! Tags: Alex, Gong Hyo-jin, Honey Lee, Lee Seon-kyun, Pasta... More »


Drama Casting & News
Personal Taste extension unlikely after all
by | May 12, 2010 | 83 Comments
It looks like Personal Taste will most likely not get its extension after all, according to producers on May 13, who explained that “While [MBC] hasn’t made a final decision yet, internally we think it will be difficult.” They added that this drama has had some external problems with time... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Cha Tae-hyun’s new comedy Hello Ghost
by | May 12, 2010 | 22 Comments
Cha Tae-hyun (Speed Scandal) is pairing up with Kang Ye-won (Haeundae) in a new movie, “human comedy” Hello Ghost. (And for Wish Upon a Star fans, that is indeed Pa-rang in the cast!) The story brings to mind movies like Heart and Souls and A Christmas Carol, but with a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Bad Guy to premiere in two weeks
by | May 12, 2010 | 41 Comments
After a fair amount of bouncing around and being bumped from broadcast schedules, SBS’s Bad Guy is finally locked in to a timeslot: It will premiere in two weeks, following next week’s finale of Prosecutor Princess. As previously mentioned, Bad Guy encountered some trouble when its original May airdate was... More »


Drama Recaps
Cinderella’s Sister: Episode 12
by | May 11, 2010 | 113 Comments
Okay, I will concede that while I like Eun-jo the prickly porcupine, I love Eun-jo the gooey-marshmallow center, in a Teflon shell, wearing a porcupine suit. This week shows a marked shift in her character, and as javabeans noted, it came not a moment too soon. For me, what makes... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Tae-hee pairs with Song Seung-heon in My Princess
by | May 11, 2010 | 129 Comments
Kim Tae-hee has been cast as Song Seung-heon‘s leading lady in the upcoming romantic-comedy drama series My Princess. Not much has been explained about Song’s character, but Kim plays a lively character who dreamed of being a princess when she was younger, but “returns to reality” and goes back to... More »


Drama Recaps
Prosecutor Princess: Episode 12
by | May 11, 2010 | 60 Comments
I loved this scene – it says so much about where In Woo and Hye Ri are in their relationship. He refuses to face her, as though he’s trying to avoid a confrontation with her, while she faces him fully – open and trusting. The distance between the two of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Additional Kim Suro drama stills
by | May 11, 2010 | 13 Comments
The historical epic series Kim Suro is in the thick of filming as it nears its May 29 premiere (to replace MBC’s weekend drama series The Man Called God), and we’ve got more stills to show for it. Such as Seo Ji-hye, above, dressed as the part of King Suro’s... More »


Theater/Musicals
MBC’s La Dolce Vita turned into musical
by | May 11, 2010 | 14 Comments
Another drama is getting the stage musical treatment, and this is an interesting choice: 2008’s intense thriller series La Dolce Vita, which starred Lee Dong-wook and Oh Yeon-soo in an adulterous affair (with Park Shi-yeon and Jung Bo-seok playing the other two in the respective relationships). The drama was praised... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Hyun-joong offered role in Athena
by | May 10, 2010 | 187 Comments
Producers have offered a role to idol singer Kim Hyun-joong of boy band SS501 (who made his acting debut in 2009’s Boys Before Flowers) in the upcoming IRIS spinoff Athena: Goddess of War. Kim has met several times with a senior exec of Taewon Entertainment, the production company behind IRIS... More »


Drama Casting & News
Daemul eyes a fall premiere on SBS
by | May 10, 2010 | 22 Comments
It looks like Daemul is close to getting an airdate on SBS; producers have been meeting with the broadcasters to set a date in stone, and while it’s not fixed yet, it’s likely to take the Wednesday-Thursday timeslot after the Hong sisters fantasy-trendy drama My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho. That... More »