Drama Casting & News
Kim Hyun-joong’s Playful (almost) Kiss
by | August 10, 2010 | 136 Comments
The first stills of Playful Kiss gave us the bickering side to the main couple’s relationship, so now it’s time for some skinship! Well, almost skinship as the leads, Kim Hyun-joong and Jung So-min, tease us with this almost-kiss. I’ve said it before, but they do really look cute together.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Hye-soo returns with My Happy Home
by | August 10, 2010 | 9 Comments
Kim Hye-soo is finalizing the details of her next project, which is opposite another veteran actress, Hwang Shin-hye, in a new MBC drama called My Happy Home. While Kim is working out the particulars of the casting, Hwang has already been confirmed. I wonder if this means that Kim (and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Judo champ Jung Kyeo-woon
by | August 10, 2010 | 19 Comments
SBS’s sports-medical series Dr. Champ is set at the Olympic athletic training facility, and thus the athlete characters are at the elite level. That means that Jung Kyeo-woon (Loving You a Thousand Times) has been getting busy with judo training in order to portray a character on the national team.... More »


Theater/Musicals
Moon Geun-young makes her stage debut
by | August 10, 2010 | 28 Comments
Known for her wholesome, girl-next-door appeal, “Korea’s Little Sister” Moon Geun-young takes the next step in maturing her image; she portrays a stripper in the stage play Closer (which is the same play that was the basis for the film). The play opened on August 6, and then put on... More »


Drama Casting & News
Daniel Henney and Lee Na-young share a kiss
by | August 9, 2010 | 44 Comments
A goodnight kiss, to be exact. Daniel Henney plays the gentle protector to Lee Na-young in the upcoming action drama Runaway, which is a character type I’ve nicknamed “The Bae Soo-bin” in my mind. Then again, it’s a familiar role for Henney as well, so maybe I should just call... More »


Drama Recaps
Bad Guy: Episode 16
by | August 9, 2010 | 104 Comments
Deck the walls with lots of padding / Fa la la la la la la la la / ‘Tis the season to go crazy / Fa la la la la la la la la / Don we now our white straightjackets / Fa la la la la la la la... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Ajusshi attracts 1 million viewers in first week
by | August 9, 2010 | 31 Comments
Won Bin‘s latest project, thriller-action movie Ajusshi (English title: The Man From Nowhere) released last Wednesday and looks poised to become a success. In its first week it beat out Inception (and also Salt, Toy Story 3) to take #1 at the box office with 1 million admittances. Its first... More »


Drama Casting & News
Joseon X-Files premieres next week on tvN
by | August 9, 2010 | 33 Comments
In another week, we’ll see the premiere of a new cable drama, tvN’s Joseon X-Files [기찰비록], and here’s a slew of stills from the sci-fi sageuk mystery series, as well as the official poster. Kim Ji-hoon plays the skeptic and Im Jung-eun is the believer, as the two encounter mysterious... More »


Celebrity News
Jung Kyung-ho meets his Japanese fans
by | August 9, 2010 | 33 Comments
Actor Jung Kyung-ho held his first-ever fanmeeting last weekend in Seoul, and followed that a week later with a fanmeeting in Tokyo. The event, held with an audience of 500, was part of promotional activities for his drama series Ja Myung Go that spanned two days, August 7 and 8.... More »


Celebrity News
Sohn Ye-jin vacations in the Netherlands
by | August 9, 2010 | 42 Comments
Sohn Ye-jin recently traveled to the Netherlands for a photo shoot/working vacation, and the following images, which were uploaded to her official website on the 9th, were taken during her trip. They are mostly casual shots taken as she toured around, although one was taken while Sohn was working on... More »


Celebrity News
Eugene’s image transformation in High Cut
by | August 8, 2010 | 65 Comments
Eugene may be known for her wholesome prettiness, but she’s gone decidedly sexier for her latest photo spread, which features her wearing mostly lingerie. Eugene said of the shoot, “In my current drama Baker King Kim Tak-gu, I’ve taken on a new type of role as a villain. To match... More »