Chungmuro/Film News
Uhm Jung-hwa’s Bestseller
by | February 6, 2010 | 26 Comments
Uhm Jung-hwa has a new movie coming out, which has released these stills. The thriller is called Bestseller, which recently wrapped filming, and revolves around a bestselling author who encounters a mysterious incident and chases after the truth. Her character is a top novelist who had been accused of plagiarism... More »

Celebrity News
Oh Ji-ho: “I’m extremely satisfied with this masculine role”
by | February 5, 2010 | 57 Comments
At 33, Oh Ji-ho has acted in a number of movies and dramas, like Super Rookie, Fantasy Couple, Single Dad in Love, and My Wife Is a Gangster 3, but he’s only now coming into hot popularity. Even when his projects have been successful, like last year’s trendy drama Queen... More »

Drama Casting & News
Seo Ji-hye headlines golf drama Buddy Buddy
by | February 5, 2010 | 39 Comments
Seo Ji-hye, Lee Yong-woo, UEE When I read that Seo Ji-hye had been cast in the upcoming golf drama Buddy Buddy, my interest was piqued. Then, a short while later, I read that her co-star would be Lee Yong-woo (so pretty, SO wooden), and I was bummed. He was barely... More »

Celebrity News
Jang Hyuk: “My family is my strength”
by | February 5, 2010 | 69 Comments
I feel like I’m just repeating myself with Chuno — it’s popular, the men are looking mighty fine — so no need to labor over the intro. Here’s an interview with lead actor Jang Hyuk: The reaction is intense. Do you feel it firsthand? “I began filming in August of... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #121
by | February 5, 2010 | 275 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
Oh My Lady adds Park Han-byul
by | February 5, 2010 | 32 Comments
My interest in the upcoming trendy drama Oh My Lady dims a little with this latest news: Park Han-byul has been added to the cast along with Chae Rim and Choi Siwon. The romantic-comedy plot is about an ordinary ajumma (Chae Rim) who becomes the manager to a top star... More »

Drama Recaps
Chuno: Episode 6
by | February 4, 2010 | 61 Comments
Another great cliffhanger – Kwak Jung Hwan sure knows how to keep us on the edge of our seats! The last episode ended with Dae-gil, realizing he’d been tricked by Tae-ha, racing back to the inn. Tae-ha puts his ear to the ground and hears Dae-gil’s horse approaching. The chase... More »

Drama Recaps
Smile: Episode 26
by | February 4, 2010 | 22 Comments
Perhaps distance does make the heart grow fonder. I set aside Smile for a while, so as not to watch ahead of writing these recaps (having skimmed up til 29, let me say, it changes the way you perceive the episodes). But when I picked episode 26 back up to... More »

Drama Casting & News
The cast of Dong Yi gets into character
by | February 4, 2010 | 71 Comments
Here’s our first look at the cast of MBC’s historical series Dong Yi dressed in costume. The drama features Ji Jin-hee as King Suk-jong and Han Hyo-joo as the water maid Dong-yi who turns concubine, then mother to a future king. Lee So-yeon follows her vengeful Angel’s Temptation role as... More »

Drama Casting & News
Han Ga-in cast in Bad Guy
by | February 4, 2010 | 36 Comments
The news has finally been confirmed after being floated around as a possibility for months: Han Ga-in is making her drama return through the upcoming Bad Guy, which has cast Queen Seon-deok‘s Bi-dam, Kim Nam-gil, in the title role. The drama is described as the story of ambition and love,... More »

Drama Recaps
Wish Upon a Star: Episode 10
by | February 3, 2010 | 82 Comments
That just speaks for itself, doesn’t it? Hehe. Heh. I find myself more and more glad that Kang-ha was such a grumpybutt early on, because it makes his funny moments now that much more awesome. It wouldn’t be nearly as gratifying, for instance, to see that look of frustration on... More »