Drama Casting & News
Angel’s Temptation picks up in its timeslot
by | November 18, 2009 | 15 Comments
After a lukewarm beginning, SBS is seeing an upswing for its makjang melodrama Angel’s Temptation, which has risen from an initial 10% to nearly double that with this week’s episodes. As a result, it has been given an extension — albeit for only one more episode. It will now end... More »

Drama Casting & News
First stills for Will It Snow On Christmas
by | November 18, 2009 | 35 Comments
First stills are out for the upcoming SBS series Will It Snow On Christmas, which feature star Han Ye-seul dressed up to attend her character’s engagement party. In the drama, she is the first love to Go Soo‘s character, but the two separate in their youths and she becomes engaged... More »

Drama Casting & News
Overseas fans surprise Lee Junki with good-luck cranes
by | November 17, 2009 | 52 Comments
This is sweet (and yay for overseas fans, yet again): in anticipation of Hero‘s broadcast premiere tomorrow, overseas fans have shown their support for lead actor Lee Junki in the form of 30,000 origami cranes. The fan gifts arrived on November 17 at Hero‘s Seoul filming location in a truckload... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ji Jin-hee and Han Hyo-joo pair up in Dong Yi
by | November 17, 2009 | 44 Comments
Ji Jin-hee, most recently of KBS’s j-drama adaptation The Man Who Can’t Get Married, has been cast to be Han Hyo-joo‘s leading man in the upcoming MBC sageuk drama Dong Yi [동이]. This’ll be the second time Ji teams up with PD Lee Byung-hoon, with whom he first worked in... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Movie “Actresses” blurs line between fact and fiction
by | November 17, 2009 | 52 Comments
Talk about an all-star line-up: the new film Actresses [여배우들] features a whole slew of high-profile names, such as Queen Seon-deok‘s Go Hyun-jung and Hallyu princess Choi Ji-woo, pictured above, in addition to Lee Mi-sook (East of Eden), Kim Min-hee (I Like It Hot), Kim Ok-bin (Thirst), and Yoon Yeo-jung... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Min-ho considers new drama role
by | November 17, 2009 | 68 Comments
Finally, we have news of Lee Min-ho‘s potential next project! He’s not confirmed for casting, but a rep from his management company said in an interview on the 17th that he is looking favorably at Bad Guy [나쁜 남자], a working title for the new drama from Lee Hyung-min, the... More »

Celebrity News
Joo Ji-hoon closes homepage and fan club
by | November 16, 2009 | 66 Comments
In preparation for his impending army enlistment, actor Joo Ji-hoon has announced that he is shutting down his homepage and refunding members of his official fan club for the remainder of time covered under their club dues. The Devil and Antique Bakery actor has been living in seclusion at home... More »

Drama Recaps
Sons of Sol Pharmacy: Episodes 29-31
by | November 16, 2009 | 19 Comments
With this batch of episodes, we head into some of my favorite territory, which coincides with the ending of one (tiresome) love line and the beginning (or elevation) of another, more interesting one. SONG OF THE DAY Sons of Sol Pharmacy OST – “말해요” (Say it) [ Download ] Tags:... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Into the Gunfire casts Cha Seung-won, Kim Seung-woo
by | November 16, 2009 | 37 Comments
Confirmed: Into the Gunfire [포화 속으로], which is set to begin filming shortly, has cast Cha Seung-won (City Hall) as a North Korean officer and Kim Seung-woo (IRIS) as his South Korean counterpart. As previously announced, the Korean War film formerly known as 71 (and originally starring Kim Bum and... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Bum follows single album with book release
by | November 16, 2009 | 15 Comments
Actor Kim Bum recently put out a single album in Japan — after showing off his vocal skills with the song he recorded on the additional Boys Before Flowers — and now he’s putting out a photoessay collection. Kim Bum said, “After the broadcast ended for my drama Dream, I... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Da-hae’s sad wedding scene for Chuno
by | November 16, 2009 | 41 Comments
These stills were released from KBS’s upcoming sageuk-action drama Chuno (Slave Hunters) on the 16th, which feature the drama’s leading lady Lee Da-hae dressed in wedding garb wearing a sad expression on her face. In the storyline, Lee Da-hae’s character Hye-won is caught in a love triangle between her two... More »