Celebrity News
Kim Soo-hyun has choco abs (?) (!)
by | August 17, 2010 | 91 Comments
Thank you, Kim Soo-hyun, for growing into such a fine young man, and I do mean fine in all possible ways one can mean it. Now he’s gone and bared his washboard abs for us, as featured in this Vogue Girl photo spread that was shot in New York. The... More »

Drama Recaps
Drama Special: The Great Gye Choon-bin
by | August 17, 2010 | 67 Comments
I finally had a chance to give The Great Gye Choon-bin a whirl, which is a standalone episode in the KBS series Drama Special. The story synopsis caught my attention when it was first announced and I like both actors, so I was hoping for a fun hour. The episode... More »

Celebrity News
Jo Hyun-jae begins comeback activities
by | August 17, 2010 | 33 Comments
We may be losing a bunch of stars to the dreaded army duty, but at least we have some coming back: Jo Hyun-jae has completed his service and is ready to get back to work. He will be holding fanmeetings in Tokyo and Osaka on August 21 and 22, followed... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Tae-woo reteams with Go Hyun-jung for Daemul cameo
by | August 17, 2010 | 6 Comments
Kim Tae-woo (Tokyo Showers) will be showing loyalty to his former co-star and friend Go Hyun-jung in making a cameo appearance in her upcoming drama, Daemul. The two have been paired together twice before, in the movies Woman on the Beach and Like You Know It All. In Daemul, Kim... More »

Drama Casting & News
Queen of Housewives, Tears, and Reversals
by | August 17, 2010 | 19 Comments
Kim Nam-joo is coming back for the Queen of Housewives sequel, re-titled (again) to Queen of Reversals — which happens to be in direct competition with her husband’s drama. She is married to IRIS‘s Kim Seung-woo, who is reprising the same role in spy drama Athena. Athena will replace SBS’s... More »

Celebrity News
Kang Ji-hwan vamps it up for Singles
by | August 16, 2010 | 98 Comments
Kang Ji-hwan tackles a “European homme fatale” image in Singles magazine, which I suppose means getting friendly with the guyliner and looking vaguely vampiric. Not that I mind; I think he looks adorable in the shot below. Kang expressed satisfaction with the overall feel of the shoot, which shows him... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Soon-jae is Daemul’s (other) president
by | August 16, 2010 | 15 Comments
Everyone’s favorite grumpy grandpa Lee Soon-jae is joining buzz project Daemul, playing the sitting president. Go Hyun-jung‘s character is the newly elected president and Korea’s first woman to gain that position, and will get tangled up with Kwon Sang-woo‘s gigolo character. Lee Soon-jae is one of those veterans who is... More »

Drama Casting & News
Playful Kiss casts newbie Yoon Seung-ah as best friend
by | August 16, 2010 | 36 Comments
It looks like Playful Kiss is looking to newbies for the supporting roles, which I’m a fan of, since it’s a high school drama and will benefit from some fresh faces. Relative newbie actress Yoon Seung-ah has been cast as the best friend, Min-ah, to Jung So-min‘s Ha-ni, and will... More »

Drama Casting & News
Gumiho Girlfriend rebroadcast surpasses premiere ratings
by | August 16, 2010 | 57 Comments
Last week’s premiere of My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho netted a decent rating at 12.7%, which is a solid number for an opener. With good reviews coming in, I was expecting the ratings to improve a bit in the coming week, but good news has come early; not only were... More »

Celebrity News
Min Hyo-rin draped in jewels for In Style
by | August 16, 2010 | 28 Comments
Min Hyo-rin wears lots of designer jewelry — 3 billion won’s worth — for her latest photo spread in In Style magazine’s September issue. It’s a bit of overkill, frankly (way too much jewelry makes her looked bogged down in it) but she looks lovely, if heavily made up. The... More »

Drama Casting & News
Sungkyunkwan Scandal releases its poster
by | August 15, 2010 | 39 Comments
The poster’s out for “campus romance youth sageuk drama” Sungkyunkwan Scandal, and the image basically tells us what we need to know: It’s comedic, romantic, and definitely not your parents’ sageuk. The photo features Micky Yoochun with Park Min-young, with the word “Shh!” written between them. He plays lead character... More »