Drama Casting & News
Official trailer video out for SBS’s Gumiho Girlfriend
by | July 29, 2010 | 60 Comments
The official trailer is out for My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho, which premieres in two weeks on SBS. The Wednesday-Thursday show replaces Bad Guy and seems to have the comic flair we can expect of a Hong sisters drama. In contrast to their previous series, though, this one looks to... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Jung-eun lands behind bars in I Am Legend
by | July 29, 2010 | 23 Comments
Kim Jung-eun, wearing 200 million won in clothing, with smudged eye makeup and mussed hair and in jail. Yup, SBS’s I Am Legend looks like it could be a hoot. (Could. I’m treading hesitantly here.) As you know by now, Kim’s character Seol-hee is a fancy society wife, before she... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Jang Jin’s comedy Quiz King releases teaser
by | July 29, 2010 | 14 Comments
Director Jang Jin (Good Morning President) has a new movie coming out with a robust cast, called Quiz King. The teaser was released this week and, in conjunction with the high-concept comedy plot, it sounds like a lot of fun. At the center of the film is a television quiz... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Jong-hyuk’s fans buy drama staff lunch
by | July 29, 2010 | 31 Comments
It’s always cool to see fans giving gestures like this one, in support of an actor and his current project. Lee Jong-hyuk (Chuno, Crush and Blush) was surprised by his fan club on the 25th, who organized a boxed lunch for the 80 staffers on the set of his KBS... More »

Celebrity News
Jung Kyung-ho holds first-ever fanmeeting
by | July 29, 2010 | 27 Comments
Actor Jung Kyung-ho (Smile, Ja Myung Go) is holding the first fanmeeting of his career this weekend, which is also an early birthday party (he turns 27 on August 31, and the event occurs on the 1st). It’ll take place on Sunday afternoon at the SeongAm Art Center in Kangnam,... More »

Drama Recaps
Coffee House: Episode 17
by | July 28, 2010 | 114 Comments
Hey, girlfriday here, pinch hitter in the Coffee House lineup. I couldn’t let the series end without getting a word in, so I’ll be providing you with the recap today, and rest assured, javabeans will be back for the finale. Earlier in the run I liked the series but didn’t... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Trailer for Kim Tae-hee’s Grand Prix
by | July 28, 2010 | 31 Comments
I’ll admit I haven’t been particularly interested in the horse-racing movie Grand Prix, which stars Kim Tae-hee (IRIS) and Yang Dong-geun (I Am Sam) as jockeys. However, the poster and trailer are out, and I am pleasantly surprised — the film looks better than I’d expected. It even sent a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Candid photos from the set of Fox Child
by | July 28, 2010 | 31 Comments
I haven’t covered Gumiho: Tale of the Fox’s Child much since it began airing, which is mostly a factor of not having enough time. But the drama has attracted a steady, if smallish, fanbase who are drawn to the drama’s fresh take on a familiar genre of summer horror fare.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Soo-kyung joins Daemul
by | July 28, 2010 | 20 Comments
Wow, Lee Soo-kyung is working nonstop: She has been cast in Daemul, which comes just after she wrapped the recent comedic series My Country Calls, which she’d tackled soon after finishing the weekend melodrama Loving You A Thousand Times. Lee is mostly known for her bubbly, energetic image and has... More »

Drama Casting & News
Cha Seung-won’s “character cut” photos from Athena
by | July 27, 2010 | 46 Comments
A couple new promos are out for spy drama Athena, and oh, I see how it’s gonna be: They’re going to milk this “character cut” business for as long as possible. First we had main hero Jung Woo-sung in his set of cuts, and now we’ve got fellow lead Cha... More »

Drama Recaps
Bad Guy: Episode 12
by | July 27, 2010 | 58 Comments
Things are getting down and dirty, and I like it. Our bad guys go head-to-head in an emotional confrontation (finally!) and Jae-in picks a side. Things start coming apart at the seams for Gun-wook, as he starts to show signs that he’s no longer driving this bus; it’s carrying him... More »