Drama Casting & News
One more (yes, more) Boys Before Flowers special video
by | May 18, 2009 | 40 Comments
First off, in case you were still wondering what’s up with the last half of the “F4 Special Edition After Story” music drama, for no explained reason the release was pushed back. (Parts 1 and 2 with Kim Bum and Kim Joon indicated we could expect Parts 3 and 4... More »


Celebrity News
Joo Ji-hoon indicted on drug charges
by | May 18, 2009 | 46 Comments
Actor Joo Ji-hoon, who was busted last month for using ecstasy and ketamine, then dropped from a drama (Tokyo Tower), and subsequently banned from KBS for an indefinite period of time, was indicted by the Seoul Central District Court on May 19. The charge is for use of an illegal... More »


Celebrity News
Yoon Sang-hyun discusses his sudden popularity in Marie Claire
by | May 18, 2009 | 61 Comments
I’ve always thought Yoon Sang-hyun was a pretty charismatic guy — he was pretty decent back in Fireworks (his character was an ass and the drama sucked, but he and Kang Ji-hwan were enjoyable) and he was cute in Three Dads, One Mom — so it’s nice to see him... More »


Celebrity News
Won Bin in Bazaar and at Cannes
by | May 17, 2009 | 36 Comments
Won Bin is currently in France for the Cannes Film Festival, along with the cast and director of his latest film, the Bong Joon-ho-directed thriller Mother (see pics below); this coincides with his latest France-set photo shoot (with the Eiffel Tower in the background, natch) for the June issue of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Daniel Henney’s U.S. drama picked up for fall
by | May 17, 2009 | 44 Comments
Get ready to see Daniel Henney on U.S. television — his pilot, CBS drama series Three Rivers, has been given the green light for the fall season. (The network will make the official announcement on Wednesday, but the news has already been leaked and the show has been given the... More »


Drama Recaps
The Sons of Sol Pharmacy House / My Too Perfect Sons
by | May 17, 2009 | 78 Comments
The weekend KBS drama Sons of Sol Pharmacy House [솔약국집아들들], which also goes by the title My Too Perfect Sons, isn’t the type of drama I usually go for. It’s a family drama with 50 episodes, and therefore has lower production values than a primetime weekday drama, and feels rather... More »


Celebrity News
Han Ji-hye sings on Chocolate
by | May 16, 2009 | 27 Comments
Television actress Han Ji-hye‘s latest two projects are a digital single and shoe designing, both of which she demonstrated at the May 16 recording of talk show Kim Jung-eun’s Chocolate (which will broadcast on the 23rd). On the program, Han drew some designs, showed off her shoes, and sang the... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
No Forgiveness for Han Hye-jin and Sol Kyung-gu
by | May 15, 2009 | 8 Comments
Jumong and Terroir actress Han Hye-jin has a new project lined up, and it’s a film called No Forgiveness [용서는 없다], which co-stars Sol Kyung-gu of such films as Public Enemy Returns and Voice of a Murder. He’s also the recently announced fiancé to On Air actress Song Yoon-ah. No... More »


Kpop News
Shin Mina sings with Loveholics
by | May 15, 2009 | 20 Comments
Actress Shin Mina (Naked Kitchen, Devil) will be lending her vocals as guest singer with rock band Loveholic — or, as they’re known now, Loveholics. Lead singer Jisun left the band to go solo two years ago, and the remaining two groupmates Lee Jae-hak and Kang Hyun-min have chosen to... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #83
by | May 15, 2009 | 115 Comments
  Friday again. Thank goodness for that, right? SONG OF THE DAY Ryuichi Sakamoto – “The Lang Song – Music for Artelligent City (One Winter Day remix).” I was making new ringtones for my cell this week, and remembered how awesome this song is, and now I have the most... More »


Drama Recaps
Story of a Man: Episode 11
by | May 14, 2009 | 50 Comments
This was a very good episode for cute Kyung-tae moments. Aw! Also, with the plot turning to Do-woo’s next phase in his master plan, we turn away from matters of the stock market and more into local government. I like that, because we aren’t overstaying welcomes in the plot points... More »