Chungmuro/Film News
Thriller casts Yoo Ji-tae as a psycho killer
by | January 13, 2010 | 15 Comments
Yoo Ji-tae takes on a psychopathic villain for his next role, starring as the kidnapper-killer in the upcoming thriller film Late Night FM, which has cast Su Ae as the female lead. In it, she plays a perfectionist DJ of a nighttime live radio program who receives a call from... More »

Celebrity News
Enlistment date set for Joo Ji-hoon
by | January 13, 2010 | 48 Comments
Joo Ji-hoon has received his army enlistment date: February 2, which was announced by his management on the 14th. The actor had been intending to enlist early at the end of last year following his drug bust and ensuing indictment. Joo has kept a very low profile since the scandal... More »

Drama Recaps
Pasta: Episode 3
by | January 12, 2010 | 74 Comments
This was a cute episode, if a little low-key, which I suppose is Pasta‘s appeal — the light vibe and its realistic, amusing depiction of relationships. Gong Hyo-jin is really what makes this drama work for me. Lee Seon-kyun is, of course, very entertaining as the boss from hell, and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Jin-hee works despite injury on set
by | January 12, 2010 | 11 Comments
With little more than a week left till the drama’s premiere, the new MBC drama The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry briefly halted filming due to an injury sustained by its lead actress, Park Jin-hee, but resumed quickly thereafter. The accident happened while filming a scene where Park’s reporter... More »

Celebrity News
Go Soo: “I didn’t know this role would be this painful”
by | January 12, 2010 | 143 Comments
You’d be hard-pressed to watch SBS’s Will It Snow For Christmas without falling under lead actor Go Soo‘s spell. Even if you counted yourself a fan before this drama premiered last month, there’s something about his presence in this show that commands attention, and fans are definitely taking notice. Here’s... More »

Drama Casting & News
What’s Up casts third lead actor
by | January 12, 2010 | 18 Comments
Following Daesung and Im Joo-eun, a third actor, Jeon Hye-jin, has been named as one of the leads of the upcoming campus drama What’s Up. The drama focuses on students at the musical department of a university and is written by Story of a Man and Sandglass scribe Song Ji-nah.... More »

Drama Recaps
Chuno: Episodes 1-2
by | January 11, 2010 | 53 Comments
Is Chuno exciting? Cinematically stunning? Well-made? Well-acted? Beautifully scored? Entertaining and funny? Yes to all — hell yes. Is it perfect? Well, no. I’m not tripping over myself to worship at the feet of this drama, although I can see why it might elicit that reaction in others. But there’s... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Nam-gil turns into a Bad Guy
by | January 11, 2010 | 107 Comments
Queen Seon-deok‘s breakout star Kim Nam-gil, aka Bi-dam, has picked his next project: he’ll take the lead role in the drama Bad Guy [나쁜남자], which will be directed by PD Lee Hyung-min of Snow Queen, I’m Sorry, I Love You and Sangdoo, Let’s Go To School. (The drama was also... More »

Drama Casting & News
God of Study emerges as leader on Mondays & Tuesdays
by | January 11, 2010 | 25 Comments
Week 2 has yielded more of a disparity between the new Monday-Tuesday shows — while Week 1 was pretty close between all the contenders, it seems the viewers have by now selected their favorites, and the numbers reflect those choices. AGB Nielsen numbers put KBS’s school drama God of Study... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoo Hana joins cast of Paradise Ranch
by | January 11, 2010 | 27 Comments
Yoo Hana, who played the adorably bubbly Eun-ji in Sons of Sol Pharmacy, has been cast as the romantic counterpart to DBSK’s Choi Kang Changmin in the upcoming drama Paradise Ranch. She joins Lee Yeon-hee (East of Eden) and Joo Sang-wook (Queen Seon-deok) in this story “set against the beautiful... More »

Celebrity News
First post-army fanmeeting for Gong Yoo
by | January 11, 2010 | 59 Comments
Following his December 8 discharge from military service, Coffee Prince‘s Gong Yoo held his first fanmeeting after returning to civilian life. The event, titled “694 Days Waiting for Gong Yoo,” was held on January 10 at Seoul’s Yonsei University and boasted an audience numbering 1,000, which included fans who flew... More »