Drama Casting & News
Wang Ji-hye cast in Personal Taste
by | February 16, 2010 | 7 Comments
Not too long after her last drama, last year’s dark and intense Friend, Our Legend, actress Wang Ji-hye is coming back with a lighter, more upbeat role in Personal Taste playing best friend and rival to Sohn Ye-jin‘s main character. It looks like the drama is going to be conflating... More »


Drama Recaps
Hero: Episode 5
by | February 16, 2010 | 12 Comments
Fan girl moment: I have to say, I really dig those boots! Also, I think this hairstyle works really well for my boy! Come to think of it, I really like the whole casual/cool style Do Hyuk has going on here! Ok, fan girl moment over (for now!) Tags: Eom... More »


Drama Casting & News
Shin Dong-wook’s fan club treats drama staff to holiday meal
by | February 16, 2010 | 24 Comments
As nice as it is to hear about stars giving gifts to their drama crews, I’m always more impressed to hear about stars’ fans shelling out their hard-earned cash to give gifts to drama crews in the name of their favorite actors. Shin Dong-wook is the latest actor to have... More »


Celebrity News
Kwon Sang-woo releases new songs and DVD in Japan
by | February 16, 2010 | 43 Comments
Kwon Sang-woo is making his singing debut — in Japan. This month, he’ll release a DVD, Kwon Sang-woo Dream in Japan: Open the Door to the Heart, which was shot in Japan and showcases songs that the actor recorded (in Japanese). It also includes behind-the-scenes clips of recording sessions, scenes... More »


Drama Recaps
The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry: Episode 7
by | February 15, 2010 | 76 Comments
This rollercoaster ride of an episode takes us from zero to sixty, then back again before we know it. It gave me some serious whiplash, but I’m a tv masochist, so you know I’ll be right back for more. We finally get some good conflict between the girls (they can’t... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ryu Seung-ryong joins Personal Taste
by | February 15, 2010 | 16 Comments
This may not attract as much excitement as the hot younger cast, but I’m stoked that Ryu Seung-ryong will be joining MBC’s Personal Taste. He’ll join Lee Min-ho and Kim Ji-suk as their professional rival when the men, who all work as architects, compete for bids on building projects. (Meanwhile,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Seo Woo makes surprise visit to Pasta set
by | February 15, 2010 | 7 Comments
Actress Seo Woo is currently shooting the film The Housemaid (with Lee Jung-jae and Jeon Do-yeon), but had a day off from the filming schedule for the Lunar New Year holiday over the weekend. After spending some time with family, she sought out the Cheongdamdong, Seoul, restaurant where MBC’s drama... More »


Theater/Musicals
Yoo Gun makes his theater debut
by | February 15, 2010 | 11 Comments
Jung Il-woo isn’t the only screen actor currently earning positive reviews through a theater role; add Yoo Gun to the list of celebs taking a crack at upgrading his acting skills through theater. He’s currently appearing in the stage production of Thief’s Diary. Thief’s Diary is a “comic and touching... More »


Drama Casting & News
No episodes of Wish Upon a Star this week
by | February 14, 2010 | 190 Comments
(Sob.) SBS is showing the Olympics, and therefore the episodes of Wish Upon a Star slated for this Monday and Tuesday will be pushed back to next week to make room for a special broadcast of Vancouver 2010 Prime Time. Of course I understand since the Olympics is big stuff... More »


Drama Casting & News
Chuno writer apologizes to Lee Da-hae
by | February 14, 2010 | 92 Comments
Chun Sung-il, the scriptwriter for action-thriller drama Chuno, has expressed his apologies in a recent interview toward one of the drama’s stars, Lee Da-hae. Nearly as loud as the enthusiasm for the drama has been the dissatisfaction with one of its lead characters, Un-nyun (also Hye-won), played by Lee. Some... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Hee-sun and Lee Jun-ki are top contenders for medical drama
by | February 14, 2010 | 24 Comments
A new historical drama may be the meeting ground for Kim Hee-sun and Lee Jun-ki: the former is planning her acting comeback, while the latter is currently a top contender for the male lead role. The director is PD Kim Jong-hak of the fusion fantasy-sageuk series Legend and kdrama classic... More »