Drama Recaps
Personal Taste: Episode 12
by | May 8, 2010 | 192 Comments
With most of the anticipated angst swiftly dealt out of the way in the last episode (SO green with envy this week, javabeans), we enter a new stage of development concerning “The Secret of Sang-go-jae.” A clever title, since the meaning is threefold: the secret of Sang-go-jae’s design, the family... More »


Drama Recaps
Oh My Lady: Episode 13
by | May 7, 2010 | 70 Comments
The drama is stepping things up, which is a good sign since I thought the last two episodes were already a marked improvement. Despite his relative inexperience, after seeing Choi Siwon act in Hyang Dan three years ago I was expecting him to be decent. But I wasn’t expecting him... More »


Celebrity News
Ha Ji-won and bro featured in Green Ride campaign
by | May 7, 2010 | 42 Comments
Clothing brand Benetton is back with its annual Green Ride campaign (here’s a look at last year’s crop of star representatives), which promotes an eco-friendly lifestyle. This year they are represented by Ha Ji-won and her younger brother Jeon Tae-soo, who are pictured together above, as well as Song Joong-ki,... More »


Celebrity News
Kim Yuna’s Festa On Ice fitting in Elle
by | May 7, 2010 | 24 Comments
Olympic gold medalist Kim Yuna is currently featured in ELLE atZINE, the fashion magazine’s website. The pictures show the figure skating champion at a fitting with fashion designer Lee Sang-bong, whom she’d sought out in preparation for her ice show last month, Festa On Ice. Mostly I’m posting because I... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #134
by | May 7, 2010 | 394 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
On the set of Cinderella’s Sister
by | May 6, 2010 | 70 Comments
After all the angst and tears that have characterized Cinderella’s Sister recently, I have to say it’s refreshing to take a look at the following series of photos. They’re from the set of the KBS drama and give us a behind-the-scenes look at the cast when they’re not all doom... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Sun-ah quits I Am Legend
by | May 6, 2010 | 75 Comments
Bummer. Kim Sun-ah is dropping SBS’s I Am Legend, the drama that was to star her as a woman who reinvents herself as a rock band singer after going through a divorce with her high-flying lawyer husband. A source with the SBS drama department stated on May 7 that Kim... More »


Drama Casting & News
Coffee House couple photos, Eun-jung’s MV stills
by | May 6, 2010 | 56 Comments
(Gah, I keep writing Coffee Prince accidentally instead of Coffee House. Did they not anticipate this association? Then again, perhaps they did and made it on purpose.) Anyway. Here are a few new stills from SBS’s Coffee House. I know there were a lot of questions about who was the... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Will Jeon Ji-hyun be Rain’s woman in drama comeback?
by | May 6, 2010 | 56 Comments
Nothing’s confirmed yet, but news is being floated about the possibility of Jeon Ji-hyun (aka Gianna Jun) joining Rain‘s drama comeback project, the KBS drama called Runaway (or Fugitive) written and directed by the Chuno pair, Chun Sung-il and PD Kwak Jung-hwan. On May 6, a rep from KBS said,... More »


Drama Recaps
Personal Taste: Episode 11
by | May 5, 2010 | 187 Comments
With the drama really hitting its stride, I’m loath to think what might happen if the potential extension goes through. In any case, I hope they decide quickly so the writers have time to plan accordingly. Wow, ratings jumped up for this episode. Personal Taste drew a 16.2% today, while... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cast additions to Kim Suro
by | May 5, 2010 | 15 Comments
Lee Pil-mo (The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry) is joining 3D historical series Kim Suro in his first villain’s role, playing an ambitious man who spends his life determined to cultivate ironworking technology. Lee sheds his warm, jokester image of previous roles, like last year’s Sons of Sol Pharmacy,... More »