Drama Casting & News
SBS’s new midweek drama OB-GYN
by | January 22, 2010 | 53 Comments
SBS is a couple weeks from airing its new Wednesday-Thursday drama OB-GYN [산부인과 여의사], starring Jang Seo-hee, the recent Daesang winner for her role in Wife’s Temptation. I hadn’t even known that Song Joong-ki was cast in this, which is news that has me conflicted; I love him and find... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #119
by | January 22, 2010 | 474 Comments
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Drama Recaps
Will It Snow For Christmas: Episode 14
by | January 21, 2010 | 50 Comments
Great episode! I’m so glad I didn’t let yesterday’s episode bum me out too much, because there were a lot of fantastic moments in this episode, which was a particularly nice one for Go Soo. (I know there have been some comments complaining that all he does is glare silently;... More »


Theater/Musicals
Jeon Hye-bin leads stage production of Singles
by | January 21, 2010 | 9 Comments
Jeon Hye-bin is expanding her acting repertoire by taking a stab at musical theater with the stage version of Singles, the 2003 film starring now-deceased Jang Jin-young. The musical’s director, Jo Haeng-deok, said of his leading actress, “She is a multi-talented actress and as this is her first try at... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kang Eun-tak completes love triangle in Fine Windy Day
by | January 21, 2010 | 25 Comments
When I posted a few days back about the new daily drama Fine Windy Day [바람불어 좋은날], the one major cast member missing in all the news was Kim So-eun‘s second love interest (the first is Jin Yi-han of Conspiracy in the Court and Who Are You). The role has... More »


Celebrity News
Im Joo-hwan in Arena
by | January 21, 2010 | 41 Comments
I think this ought to make a few people happy! Im Joo-hwan is in the February issue of men’s magazine Arena, and he’s looking pretty good. One article calls the look masculine and even “macho,” but I think he looks more pretty to me. You know, while some fashion mag... More »


Drama Recaps
Will It Snow For Christmas: Episode 13
by | January 20, 2010 | 50 Comments
I’ve watched enough dramas to know that a bit of story fatigue at this point is to be expected. Part of it is on my end, and part of it is on the drama’s end. But since we’re pretty near the end now, I’m telling myself to remain optimistic. This... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Eom Ki-joon cast as a psychopath
by | January 20, 2010 | 18 Comments
THIS has me excited! Eom Ki-joon (Hero, The World They Live In) has picked thriller film... More »


Drama Casting & News
Rough start for The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry
by | January 20, 2010 | 29 Comments
MBC was hoping for better, but the Wednesday premiere of its new trendy series The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry only brought in a 5.5% rating (AGB Nielsen numbers). Looks like Chuno is strengthening its hold with a 30.8%, while melodrama Will It Snow For Christmas brought in an... More »


Celebrity News
Lee Young-ae signs on with new management
by | January 20, 2010 | 16 Comments
Lee Young-ae has signed with Song Seung-heon‘s independent management company, Storm S Company, which is the firm Song established after his contract with his former management ended last year. While I don’t normally pay attention to news about actors’ management shifts, there has been a lot of speculation over whether... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Hit film Jeon Woo Chi gets a manhwa series
by | January 20, 2010 | 9 Comments
Kang Dong-won‘s fantasy-hero film Jeon Woo Chi has had a strong box office performance, and at last count had sold 5.2 million tickets. Riding that success comes a manhwa series bearing the same name, which will be released in book form as well as via an online subscription service. Although... More »