Drama Casting & News
Lee Mi-yeon as the great merchant Man-deok
by | February 8, 2010 | 14 Comments
These new photos of Lee Mi-yeon are beautiful, showing the actress dressed in hanbok for her latest television role as Merchant Kim Man-deok. The real Kim Man-deok rose from the low status of gisaeng and became a successful merchant and philanthropist. Tags: Lee Mi-yeon, Merchant Kim Man-deok... More »


Theater/Musicals
Jung Il-woo’s theatrical debut earns enthusiastic response
by | February 8, 2010 | 21 Comments
Jung Il-woo‘s theater debut project, the play Beautiful Sunday, looks poised for success a week into its run: its first show performed to a full house and Jung has earned praise for his lead role. The play opened on February 4, and a source with the theater production company said,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Seo Ji-hye drops golf drama
by | February 8, 2010 | 14 Comments
Just a few days after the main cast was announced, lead actress Seo Ji-hye has dropped out of the golfing drama Birdie Buddy [버디버디] (which I had mistaken for Buddy Buddy; the series is based on the manhwa Buddy). According to production company Group Eight, Seo had agreed to play... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Hye-jin skates in Jejoongwon
by | February 8, 2010 | 37 Comments
Han Hye-jin‘s character takes to the ice in an upcoming episode of Jejoongwon, the Joseon-era medical drama airing on SBS. These stills show her wearing traditional hanbok clothing along with old-fashioned ice skates (the series takes place in the late 19th century). In the drama, Han’s character is a daughter... More »


Celebrity News
Hyun-woo’s pasta-themed photo shoot
by | February 7, 2010 | 50 Comments
Hyun-woo plays a lesser side character in MBC’s Pasta, but he’s one of the drama’s breakouts, winning viewers over with his comic touch (and curly mop) as one of the restaurant’s trio of “pretty boy chefs.” He recently shot a photo spread (with a pasta theme, of course) and gave... More »


Drama Recaps
Hero: Episode 4
by | February 7, 2010 | 14 Comments
Hero: Episode 4 The first issue of Yong Deok Ilbo has been published, causing elation for the Yong Deok team, but leaving three highly disatisfied readers in it’s wake. Do Hyuk encounters the first such reader when he personally delivers his paper to the offices of DAESE Ilbo. Kang Hae... More »


Celebrity News
My Name Is: Kim Soo-hyun
by | February 7, 2010 | 53 Comments
Kim Soo-hyun: Strangely, I keep looking at you While the night rain falls, children grow up before you know it. Kim Soo-hyun acted as the young Cha Kang-jin in SBS’s Will It Snow For Christmas, giving off an unfamiliar new vibe that made his Soo-hyun in MBC’s Kimchi Cheese Smile... More »


Drama Recaps
Chuno: Episode 7
by | February 6, 2010 | 63 Comments
Chuno Episode 6 left us gasping for breath, waiting nearly a week to see what happens with the former General-turned-slave Tae-Ha rushing to rescue the former slave-turned-noble woman Hye-Won (Un-Nyun to Dae-Gil and so named for the rest of this recap), the former noble man-turned-slave hunter Dae-Gil rushing to capture... More »


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 »