Drama Recaps
Hero: Episode 9
by | March 27, 2010 | 14 Comments
Despite my resistance, I gave in and watched Episode 9. You know how it goes; you just can’t fight the cliff hangers! For my fan girl moment this time (you know you’ve come to expect this from me, right?) I’ve decided to pay homage to Kim Ik. He is just... More »


Drama Recaps
The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry: Episode 16 (Final)
by | March 26, 2010 | 106 Comments
Before we get into the final recap, I want to give a hearty thanks to girlfriday for recapping this drama with me. I’ve never shared recaps for a series before, and I found it even more fun than I thought it would be, and also a learning experience (to see... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
46th Baeksang Arts Awards
by | March 26, 2010 | 154 Comments
The 46th Baeksang Arts Awards were held on March 26 in Seoul, which is one of the biggest awards ceremonies in the industry, in both television and film. Only, this year I’ve got to say my reaction at the winners was mostly: WTF, Baeksangs? Tags: awards, Choi Kang-hee, Daniel Choi,... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #128
by | March 26, 2010 | 266 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
Jang Hyuk picks next project with All About Eve
by | March 25, 2010 | 66 Comments
Hot on the heels of his latest success playing slave hunter Dae-gil in Chuno — which ended this week — actor Jang Hyuk has announced his follow-up project: a Chinese remake of the Korean drama All About Eve, which was a hit back in 2000 when it starred Jang Dong-gun... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Like the Moon Escaping From Cloud’s new preview and posters
by | March 25, 2010 | 24 Comments
The first trailer for Like the Moon Escaping From Clouds was released earlier this month, and now a longer preview has come out, along with a couple additional posters. The historical action film pits main characters Cha Seung-won and Hwang Jung-min against each other; the former leads a rebellion to... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Park Shin-hye plays Cupid in Cyrano
by | March 25, 2010 | 50 Comments
Park Shin-hye has been added to the cast of the upcoming Cyrano de Bergerac-inspired movie, which has been updated for modern times and titled Cyrano Agency. The original story dealt with Cyrano, a witty but self-conscious man, who wins over the heart of his beloved with romantic letters — but... More »


Drama Casting & News
Prayer ceremony for Personal Taste
by | March 25, 2010 | 73 Comments
The production of MBC’s Personal Taste held its prayer ceremony this week, as you can see from these photos featuring the cast, namely Sohn Ye-jin, Lee Min-ho, Kim Ji-suk, and Wang Ji-hye. There have been a few comments in past threads so for the sake of clarification, the prayer ceremony... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
The Housemaid’s teaser video
by | March 24, 2010 | 62 Comments
Rawr! The preview video is out for The Housemaid‘s remake, and it’s pretty damn sexy. The music, the ambiance, the juxtaposition (literal and figurative) of Jeon Do-yeon‘s sly maid character — with those sneaky sidelong glances! — and Seo Woo‘s young wife character… I have a feeling I may not... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Shi-yeon cast in Noh Hee-kyung special
by | March 24, 2010 | 9 Comments
KBS is reviving its one-act drama programming (last seen in 2008 with the now-dead Drama City) with its upcoming Drama Special series, and the first star to be featured is Park Shi-yeon. She will play the lead in the premiere installment titled Red Candy (a working title), which is also... More »


Drama Casting & News
Last-minute cast changes to Birdie Buddy
by | March 24, 2010 | 8 Comments
Yoo Inna, Lee Mi-sook Casting changes are not usually a big deal and they’re pretty common in general, but I think when a drama goes through more than one significant drop-out at a late stage, things start looking shaky. Birdie Buddy first lost Seo Ji-hye as its star shortly after... More »