Drama Casting & News
2010 Seoul International Drama Awards
by | September 10, 2010 | 104 Comments
The Seoul International Drama Awards were held on September 10 and hosted by KBS, awarding the winners from a pool of 172 entries from 43 countries. Sort of an odd list of winners, I thought. (I mean, Chuno alongside The Last Days of Lehman Brothers alongside NCIS?) Not that there’s... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Jung-jin misses film events for Runaway
by | September 10, 2010 | 41 Comments
Filming on action drama Runaway (or Plan B) has moved to the Philippines, and Lee Jung-jin hurried himself there on the 5th to join the rest of the crew. It’s been a packed few months for Lee, who was so busy that he had to pass up some previously planned... More »

Drama Recaps
Playful Kiss: Episode 3
by | September 10, 2010 | 199 Comments
Ah, the eternal kdrama conundrum. Go for the perfect meanie who needs to be convinced of your worth, or the loyal lackey who already knows it? And of course, the answer (in a drama) is always the opposite of the one we’d advocate in real life. Funny how television can... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #152
by | September 10, 2010 | 223 Comments
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Drama Recaps
My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho: Episode 10
by | September 9, 2010 | 204 Comments
The recap in which girlfriday dies a thousand deaths. From The Cute. To everyone’s relief, the separation doesn’t last very long, and our couple spends the entire episode trying to kill me with their cuteness. They pretty much succeed, and truth be told, I’m not too upset about it. In... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jang Geun-seok plays another musician in new drama
by | September 9, 2010 | 114 Comments
This information had come out earlier as a possibility, but now it’s confirmed: Jang Geun-seok will be returning to television in the KBS miniseries Mary Stayed Out All Night, which is based on a manhwa that was written by the same creator of the Full House manhwa. Although the character... More »

Drama Casting & News
Shindong puts on the judo moves for Dr. Champ
by | September 9, 2010 | 20 Comments
Although, to be more accurate, it looks he’s getting the moves put on himself, judging from the above still. Super Junior’s Shindong is one of the supporting cast members of the upcoming medical-sports drama Dr. Champ, which is set at Korea’s Olympic training facility and focuses on the athletes who... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Han Ji-min joins Kim Myung-min in mystery film
by | September 9, 2010 | 13 Comments
Actress Han Ji-min (Cain and Abel) has been chosen as the co-star to Kim Myung-min in the upcoming movie Joseon Detective Jung Yak-yong. Kim’s involvement was announced earlier this summer, and he’ll take the titular detective role. The period mystery film is based on a novel (Secret of the Gate... More »

Celebrity News
Jo Han-seon begins his military service
by | September 9, 2010 | 18 Comments
Actor Jo Han-seon is the latest to heed the call of duty; he enlisted for his mandatory two-year army service on September 9. He’ll train at the Nonsan training facility for four weeks, and then take his position in the public service sector. His last professional event prior to the... More »

Drama Recaps
My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho: Episode 9
by | September 8, 2010 | 110 Comments
A cute episode, though not my particular favorite. We get some of the standard machinations of the supporting cast, and a few more wrenches thrown into the plot. Thankfully there are, as usual, a number of cute coupley moments to buoy us through these waters of Necessary Plot Complications. Ratings:... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Shi-hoo joins cast of Queen of Reversals
by | September 8, 2010 | 60 Comments
Park Shi-hoo, most recently of SBS’s trendy romance drama Prosecutor Princess, has been added to the cast of Queen of Reversals, which is the second season of MBC’s hit Queen of Housewives. (Although it’s called Season 2, the drama features a completely different story and a mostly-new cast, with the... More »