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 »

Drama Recaps
Tamra the Island: Episode 9
by | November 1, 2010 | 30 Comments
What a great episode. We move from climax to climax, with few breaks in between. People fight, people die, leadership changes, parties are had, boats sail away and there is a whole lot of crying along the way. So strap in. Tags: featured, Hwang Chan-bin, Im Joo-hwan, Seo Woo, Tamra... More »

Drama Casting & News
First stills of Daddy’s Girl Moon Chae-won
by | November 1, 2010 | 27 Comments
Moon Chae-won looks every bit the part as the heroine of SBS’s It’s Okay, Daddy’s Girl, cuddling up to her drama-dad, played by screen veteran Park In-hwan, in these first stills from the upcoming show. Moon’s character is an immature youngest daughter who is forced to grow up when her... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jang Geun-seok sings on Mary OST
by | November 1, 2010 | 187 Comments
It’s no surprise that Jang Geun-seok will be contributing to the OST of his new drama Mary Stayed Out All Night, since he’s sung for multiple roles in the past. Most notably, he sung several tracks for You’re Beautiful as the leader of its pop-idol band A.N.Jell. What IS a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Stills from Sungkyunkwan’s last shoots
by | November 1, 2010 | 137 Comments
Stills for the last shoot (sob!) are out for Sungkyunkwan Scandal, which airs its final two episodes today and tomorrow. (Beware of photo spoilers, in case you’re keeping yourself away from hints about unaired stuff — they aren’t too spoilery, but they do show upcoming scenes.) The drama’s PD, Kim... More »

Drama Recaps
Dr. Champ: Episode 10
by | October 31, 2010 | 84 Comments
Such a bitter win So, if I just continue with my first idyllic love introduced in episode 8’s recap, this one was like finding your boyfriend holding hands with your best friend. Whom he hated. The same day he had said he loved you, and bought you a puppy. What... More »

Drama Casting & News
Secret Garden sold abroad before premiere
by | October 31, 2010 | 51 Comments
Upcoming weekend drama Secret Garden has already been sold abroad, more than two weeks before its premiere date. Looks like the star-studded combo of Hyun Bin and Ha Ji-won was enough to get it sold on name recognition alone. I know I’ll be tuning in to the first week just... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Trio of talent headlines suspense thriller The Client
by | October 31, 2010 | 29 Comments
Wow, with a cast like this, my interest is piqued: Ha Jung-woo (The Chaser), Park Hee-soon (A Barefoot Dream), and Jang Hyuk (Chuno, pictured above) have all been cast in a suspense thriller film called The Client. Ha Jung-woo plays a lawyer struggling to prove his client’s innocence of a... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Hye-soo accessorizes fall fashion with dirt
by | October 31, 2010 | 30 Comments
WTF? I…can’t even begin to describe this photo shoot. I’m going to go with: Zombie Twins Fresh Out of the Grave. Right? Perhaps the zombies had on nice dresses before becoming zombie-fied, but now they’re a hot mess. As most zombies are. As if being a vampire wasn’t enough. She’s... More »

Drama Recaps
Joseon X-Files: Episode 8
by | October 30, 2010 | 40 Comments
Finally, we get a deeper look into the mysterious motives of Yoon-yi — or at least one of them. And tied into that is a nice way of expressing the romantic angle through the plot without actually focusing heavily on romance. Episode 7 and 8 are really two halves of... More »