Drama Casting & News
Special re-edit of Park Bo-young and Kim Soo-hyun’s Jungle Fish
by | September 20, 2010 | 12 Comments
More than two years after it was first aired, KBS’s award-winning youth drama Jungle Fish is getting a re-edit into a movie version, and will get a special theatrical release. This comes in conjunction with the opening of the second season, which kicks off this week and features some current... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Jae-wook joins Mary Stayed Out All Night
by | September 20, 2010 | 239 Comments
…which will now be known as The Greatest Trendy Drama Casting EVAR. Okay, maybe just this year. But oh, happy day! Jang Geun-seok AND Moon Geun-young AND Kim Jae-wook, together in a love triangle?? Where are you, November? Mary Stayed Out All Night is the manhwa-adapted KBS drama that gets... More »

Drama Casting & News
Happy Chuseok week: A note about TV programming
by | September 20, 2010 | 66 Comments
As you have probably heard, this week is Chuseok week in Korea, which is the biggest holiday of the year. As the harvest festival, it’s akin to the Western Thanksgiving; the actual day of Chuseok this year is Wednesday, September 22, but the overall holiday spans several days, which often... More »

Drama Recaps
I Am Legend: Episode 14
by | September 20, 2010 | 36 Comments
Ah – much better. I don’t know about the rest of you, but this episode was like a breath of fresh air for me, just as music was a place for the girls to “breathe” outside of their socially-accepted-other lives. Maybe my standards for “good” is a little low (and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Queen of Reversals begins filming
by | September 20, 2010 | 19 Comments
MBC’s sequel/spinoff series Queen of Reversals, which hopes to capitalize on the popularity of 2009’s Queen of Housewives, began filming on September 18 and released these first stills. In the drama, Kim Nam-joo and Jung Jun-ho play husband and wife, and seeing as how the atmosphere on set was described... More »

Drama Casting & News
Heechul cameos on I Am Legend
by | September 19, 2010 | 52 Comments
For all you Super Junior fans out there: Monday’s episode of I Am Legend will feature a special appearance by idol star and sometimes actor Kim Heechul. In the episode (the 15th), the ladies of the drama’s Comeback Madonna Band visit a radio station, as guests on Lee Sook-young’s “Power... More »

Drama Casting & News
Su Ae and Jung Woo-sung in bed together for Athena
by | September 19, 2010 | 42 Comments
Literally. It’s funny to compare Athena‘s promotional blitz with IRIS‘s, because there are so many similarities. On one hand, I do NOT want to spend all of Athena‘s run nitpicking every detail and comparison to IRIS, but on the other hand, it’s sort of inevitable. Example: Compare the above still... More »

Drama Casting & News
Oh Ji-ho cameos for Runaway
by | September 19, 2010 | 25 Comments
The KBS drama Chuno shot Oh Ji-ho to the greatest success of his career to date, so now he’s returning the favor to the writer and director by making a cameo appearance in their follow-up series, Runaway (Plan B). Eee, will there be enough room onscreen for the pretty?? (And... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jung Jun-ho to romance his hyung’s wife?
by | September 19, 2010 | 19 Comments
It’s funny that I didn’t put two and two together, but it turns out that when Jung Jun-ho took the lead in Queen of Reversals, he signed on to romance Kim Nam-joo, who is the wife of his friend and hyung, Kim Seung-woo. I love it. It’s a real-life drama... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
18th Icheon Chunsa Film Festival
by | September 19, 2010 | 26 Comments
Saturday, September 18, was the day of the 18th Icheon Chunsa Film Festival, held in the city of Icheon in Kyeonggi Province. The overwhelming winner was the film Moss, a crime thriller from the director of Silmido starring Jung Jae-young, Park Hae-il, Yoo Jun-sang, and Yoo Sun. It picked up... More »

Celebrity News
Gong Yoo’s live stage in Japan
by | September 19, 2010 | 92 Comments
Sigh. … … … Oh, were you expecting news? Sometimes silence is just better, no? … Buh… … What, don’t enjoy girlfriday as puddle of goo? Fine. Actor and all-around prettiest human Gong Yoo announced that he’ll be heading to Japan for a special live stage: a fan-meeting with his... More »