Celebrity News
Rain and Jeon Ji-hyun caught up in romance rumors
by | June 9, 2010 | 54 Comments
The latest romance scandal to hit the internet features two top stars, Rain and Jeon Ji-hyun, and the reports, mixed with speculation, are coming fast and furious. The media is all in a frenzy to confirm the truth, and the news was so surprising that even Jeon’s management, Sidus HQ,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Baker King premieres in top spot
by | June 9, 2010 | 33 Comments
I haven’t watched the premiere yet, but the numbers are in and it’s a pretty solid first outing for KBS’s new drama Baker King Kim Tak-gu, which replaced Cinderella’s Sister. According to TNS Media, Episode 1 pulled in a 15.7%, though SBS’s Bad Guy wasn’t too far behind with a... More »

Drama Casting & News
World Cup pre-empts SBS’s prime-time scheduling
by | June 9, 2010 | 81 Comments
It’s World Cup season, and SBS is the station with the broadcasting rights, which means that pretty much ALL of its (prime-time) programming will be affected — meaning, pre-empted for soccer coverage. The World Cup begins Friday, June 11, and the final is scheduled for Sunday, July 11. (Here’s the... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Won Bin wraps filming on Ajusshi
by | June 9, 2010 | 32 Comments
Won Bin‘s next movie, Ajusshi (or A.ju.sshi per the Korean title 아.저.씨), has wrapped filming and the first stills have been released. And what a change from his last project! (That would be Mother, wherein he played a mentally disabled young man and therefore sported a bumbling, disheveled appearance.) Tags:... More »

Drama Recaps
Coffee House: Page 7
by | June 9, 2010 | 173 Comments
What a fun episode. I was rolling with laughter at some parts, and also feeling loads of sympathy at others — this drama has managed to make everyone pretty darned likable, in my opinion. I know there have been a lot of heated comments pitting the two actresses (and characters)... More »

Drama Casting & News
On the golf course with Birdie Buddy’s cast
by | June 8, 2010 | 22 Comments
The first thing I thought when seeing these photos from Birdie Buddy was, Thank god the dreadlocks are gone. Maybe with that monstrosity out of the way, we’ll be able to focus more on the plot and the drama’s other qualities? The golf drama starring UEE, Lee Da-hee, and Lee... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Nam-gil goofs off on set of Bad Guy
by | June 8, 2010 | 54 Comments
It’s kind of hilarious to see the goofy side of Kim Nam-gil coming out on the set of his drama Bad Guy, since it’s a thriller-melodrama with a darker edge. These photos make up a sort of “before and after” set with the first image showing Kim in character as... More »

Drama Casting & News
Han Eun-jung in Tale of the Fox’s Child
by | June 8, 2010 | 12 Comments
Here’s our first look at leading lady Han Eun-jung in character for KBS’s upcoming Gumiho: Tale of the Fox’s Child, the period thriller series in which she plays a mythical shape-shifting fox. Han expressed her excitement for the role, saying, “It’s a real honor to be playing such a good... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Min-young cast in Sungkyunkwan Scandal
by | June 8, 2010 | 25 Comments
I’d heard the rumors, but now it’s confirmed: Park Min-young (Ja Myung Go) has been chosen as the lead in Sungkyunkwan Scandal, the “campus youth sageuk” drama that follows a group of popular students studying at Sungkyunkwan, an institute of higher learning established in the Joseon era. Park will be... More »

Drama Recaps
Cinderella’s Sister: Episode 20 (Final)
by | June 7, 2010 | 178 Comments
I don’t know if it’s me, but I’m just not hitting it off with finales this time around. [It is SO NOT just you. –javabeans] It’s just, when you think about it…you’ve spent sixteen, or TWENTY friggin episodes in the will-they-or-won’t-they-oh-god-they-won’t-even-get-close, and speak!-please-for-the-love-of-all-that-is-holy-speak! So it’s not asking for too much... More »

Drama Recaps
Bad Guy: Episode 3
by | June 7, 2010 | 59 Comments
A note on the scheduling: Last week, SBS only aired one episode, and this week they’ll air 4 and 5. Next week (June 16 and 17), there will be no broadcast due to World Cup coverage. The normal schedule will resume the following week. It sucks, but what can you... More »