Drama Casting & News
Shin Mina takes the lead role in My Girlfriend Is A Gumiho
by | May 25, 2010 | 90 Comments
Shin Se-kyung is out and Shin Mina is in for the upcoming drama My Girlfriend Is A Gumiho. Phew, this drama has undergone a ridiculous amount of casting speculation, rumors, and changes, hasn’t it? Seriously, I’m almost tired about the news and it has barely even begun. (Shin Se-kyung had... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Min-young joins Running Shirt
by | May 25, 2010 | 11 Comments
And I was just wondering what Park Min-young has been up to lately. She has been added to the four-episode special drama Running Shirt, which stars Baek Sung-hyun and will air in June on MBC. Her character in the drama has not been described in detail other than to say... More »

Drama Casting & News
Drama series The Musical casts its leads
by | May 25, 2010 | 24 Comments
Gu Hye-sun, Daniel Choi, Ok Joo-hyun, Park Kyung-lim The lineup is firming up for the upcoming drama series The Musical, with two members of its main cast confirmed and two others having made verbal agreements. The first two are Gu Hye-sun (Boys Before Flowers) and Daniel Choi (High Kick Through... More »

Celebrity News
Won Bin models summer looks for Hang Ten
by | May 25, 2010 | 54 Comments
Well, it’s not a new acting project, but I’ll take my Won Bin (Mother) where I can get him. He is currently modeling fashions for casual clothing brand Hang Ten Korea, as seen in these recently released photos for the company’s summer line. This is his second campaign with them,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoo Ah-in cast in Sungkyunkwan Scandal
by | May 24, 2010 | 52 Comments
Aww, yeah! The “campus youth sageuk drama” Sungkyunkwan Scandal has cast Yoo Ah-in, which puts together a group of young rising stars in a “Joseon-era F4.” He joins DBSK’s Mickey Yoochun (real name Park Yoo-chun) in his drama debut and Song Joong-ki (OB-GYN). Yoo plays the role of “Moon Jae-shin,”... More »

Drama Recaps
Personal Taste: Episode 16 (Final)
by | May 24, 2010 | 228 Comments
Dear Show, I really, really wanted to love this finale. So much. But sadly, you ended up being all foreplay, no finish. It was sweet, and fun while it lasted, but I’m not going to call you in the morning. I want to say “It’s not you, it’s me”…but I... More »

Drama Casting & News
Baek Sung-hyun takes over Running Shirt
by | May 24, 2010 | 14 Comments
Song Joong-ki was announced as the lead in MBC’s four-episode special drama Running Shirt, but now another actor has been announced in the role: Baek Sung-hyun (Accidental Couple). There has been no official news of Song dropping the project and he’s actually still listed as the lead, but it appears... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Kang-woo to marry next month
by | May 24, 2010 | 35 Comments
Actor Kim Kang-woo has announced that he will be marrying his longtime girlfriend next month. The woman in question is Han Mu-young, who happens to be the older sister to actress Han Hye-jin (Jejoongwon). The two were introduced by friends in 2003 and have been dating for the past seven... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Ji-suk heads off for military service
by | May 23, 2010 | 63 Comments
As announced last month, Kim Ji-suk began his life in the army with his May 24 enlistment, just four days after wrapping up his last project, drama series Personal Taste. He was sent off by members of the press and a small crowd of fans. Asked whether he plans to... More »

Drama Recaps
Cinderella’s Sister: Episode 15
by | May 23, 2010 | 72 Comments
As I was watching Episode 15, I couldn’t help wishing this part of the plot had happened at the halfway point rather than three-quarters of the way to the end. If this shift in family dynamics had come at the midpoint, I think I would have been a lot more... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Poetry wins for best screenplay at Cannes
by | May 23, 2010 | 13 Comments
The winners have been named at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival, and Korea’s entry by Lee Chang-Dong, Poetry, picked up the Best Screenplay award. The festival’s top prize, the Palme d’Or, went to Thailand’s Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, while the second and third awards (Grand Prize... More »