Drama Casting & News
Baker ends on a high; Kiss hits new low
by | September 17, 2010 | 220 Comments
KBS’s heavy ratings winner Baker King Kim Tak-gu ended its 30-episode run on Thursday with its series high, stopping just short of 50% with a finale rating of 49.3% and (I don’t think it’s a spoiler to say) a happy ending. Alas, that meant series lows for both its competitors,... More »

Drama Recaps
My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho: Episode 12
by | September 16, 2010 | 272 Comments
It’s time for the ultimate showdown: Libido vs. Fox Bead. Who will win? Who will lose? Who will make girlfriday cry? You know which horse I’m backing, but it looks like Show might have a mind of its own. Gah. What’s a girl gotta do for some smoochies ’round here?... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Sung Yuri on the set of Noona
by | September 16, 2010 | 40 Comments
Sung Yuri shows some range on the set of her latest film, Noona, directed by Lee Won-shik. She picked up the project knowing that an indie film wasn’t necessarily going to be a commercial success, but because she really wanted to stretch herself as an actress. Truth be told, I’ve... More »

Drama Casting & News
From the president’s office in SBS’s Daemul
by | September 16, 2010 | 65 Comments
She may be president, but I’m thinking she looks more like a pageant princess. Or a prom queen. Let’s just say that I don’t think a pink evening gown and sparkly heels are perhaps the most dignified look for a nation’s first female president, even if she IS played by... More »

Drama Casting & News
Better (and funnier) posters for Runaway
by | September 16, 2010 | 28 Comments
We’ve been hearing that KBS’s new action drama Runaway (Plan B) is supposed to be a romantic comedy, but hadn’t seen any indication to that effect. Finally we get a glimpse at the lighter side with these two new posters, and while I still don’t know how the wild-treasure-hunt-through-Asia storyline... More »

Drama Recaps
My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho: Episode 11
by | September 15, 2010 | 197 Comments
Yay, a good episode! I was a little nervous that the drama might start to falter, what with the stresses of the live shoot and last week’s disappointing Monday episode. But this episode was chock full of emotional developments, which have been building steadily to this point, and I always... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Ah-joong takes the lead in medical investigation drama
by | September 15, 2010 | 31 Comments
A year after her last television series (Accidental Couple), Kim Ah-joong is back in drama-land with Heaven, the project recently announced as Park Shin-yang‘s comeback vehicle. The drama, which purportedly explores a “new human medical investigative genre” format, follows doctors who perform autopsies at the National Scientific, Criminal & Investigation... More »

Drama Recaps
Sungkyunkwan Scandal: Episode 4
by | September 15, 2010 | 209 Comments
[Well, you asked, and you asked, and some of you cried…so here’s red pill to answer your prayers and comfort your souls. Sungkyunkwan lovers of the world, rejoice! -GF] Dear Micky Yoochun’s acting coach, You’re doing a bang-up job. Please keep it up. Love, red pill Tags: featured, Micky Yoochun,... More »

Celebrity News
So Ji-sub’s book becomes bestseller
by | September 15, 2010 | 37 Comments
Within ten days of its release, So Ji-sub‘s photo-essay book hit the bestseller list and received a warm reception from fans. It’s already sold 50,000 copies by pre-order, and has entered its third printing. The book, entitled So Ji-sub’s Road, is a collection of photographs and essays. He also writes... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Min-jung doesn’t feel like a star yet (but is)
by | September 14, 2010 | 27 Comments
With Cyrano Dating Agency opening this Thursday, there’s been a blitz of promotional activity, as you’ve no doubt noticed. Following the interview with the film’s leading man Uhm Tae-woong, here’s one with leading lady Lee Min-jung, who has enjoyed a meteoric rise to fame in the past year and a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Petty Romance’s rain-soaked kiss
by | September 14, 2010 | 39 Comments
Not long ago, we saw the first stills of Lee Seon-kyun and Choi Kang-hee adorably paired in their new movie Petty Romance, and here are a few more that take a more romantic bent. The two played a couple in 2008’s understated drama My Sweet Seoul; they’re just as cute... More »