Drama Casting & News
Hot-Blooded Salesman ends quietly
by | December 14, 2009 | 12 Comments
After a relatively quiet run, KBS’s weekend drama Hot-Blooded Salesman (or simply Hot Blood) ended yesterday with a 9.0% rating (AGB). While not a flop, it’s a bit of a disappointment for the drama starring Park Hae-jin, Chae Jung-ahn, and Choi Chul-ho. The plot of Hot-Blooded Salesmen largely featured the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Order You’re Beautiful director’s cut DVD
by | December 14, 2009 | 143 Comments
You’re Beautiful is putting out a director’s cut DVD, and it’s available for overseas fans to purchase (preorder). The set will have English subtitles and is available as a limited version. The production company has gone out of its way to make this available to overseas fans, but apparently order... More »


Celebrity News
Park Shin-hye’s Love Request
by | December 14, 2009 | 46 Comments
Park Shin-hye, the 19-year-old star of the recent You’re Beautiful, is heading to Nepal for six days as part of KBS1’s Love Request. Like stars who have gone on similar trips before her, the program will follow Park as she donates books and school materials to children growing up in... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jejoongwon’s newest promo posters
by | December 13, 2009 | 17 Comments
Not bad, eh? Here are a couple new promo posters for SBS’s upcoming Jejoongwon [제중원], which features Park Yong-woo, Han Hye-jin, and Yeon Jung-hoon as medical students in Korea’s first school of modern medicine. The tagline on both posters reads, “Saving the country through medicine.” (The smaller text on the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Shin Dong-wook joins Pick the Stars
by | December 13, 2009 | 36 Comments
Finally, Shin Dong-wook returns in another drama role. He’s just been tapped to join the SBS weekend series Pick the Stars [별을 따다줘], which has already cast leads Kim Ji-hoon as a rich lawyer and Choi Jung-won as a woman who has to fend for herself after her parents die.... More »


Celebrity News
Lee Byung-heon speaks out
by | December 13, 2009 | 113 Comments
After the story broke about an ex-girlfriend of Lee Byung-heon accusing the star of tricking her into a sexual relationship (which Lee’s side refuted as an attempt at blackmail and extortion), Lee has now responded personally. He posted his feelings in a December 13 message on his homepage, and while... More »


Drama Casting & News
Chuno boasts a solid supporting cast
by | December 13, 2009 | 15 Comments
Ahn Seok-hwan Not only does Chuno have a pretty solid lead cast and crew, it’s beefing up its ranks with a strong supporting cast as well. For instance, there’s Ahn Seok-hwan (above), who’s a familiar face from dramas like Partner, Boys Before Flowers, Painter of the Wind, Spotlight, and Hong... More »


Meta
Notice: Server moving this weekend
by | December 12, 2009 | 10 Comments
  Just a notice: Will be doing some server moving and work on the back end of things this weekend, so commenting may be disabled for a short while and you may experience a little downtime. You may not notice much of a change (or so I hope), but this... More »


Drama Casting & News
So Ji-sub re-enters army training
by | December 12, 2009 | 28 Comments
In order to achieve wartime verisimilitude in his upcoming MBC drama Road No. 1, actor So Ji-sub is re-entering army training. He had been discharged from his own two-year military service in 2007, but wants to brush up on his shooting and combat skills and will go through intensive training... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Yun-jin in Harmony
by | December 12, 2009 | 14 Comments
Kim Yun-jin (often called “world star” because of her role in U.S. drama series Lost), has a new Korean film coming out, her first Korean role since 2007’s Seven Days. In Harmony [하모니], Kim plays a prisoner who joins the prison choir in order to have a one-day outing with... More »


Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 14
by | December 11, 2009 | 80 Comments
(written by samsooki, intelligence and wisdom provided by 0timelost and cleown) Tags: Cha Seung-won, City Hall, Kim Sun-ah... More »