Drama Recaps
Oh My Lady: Episode 9
by | April 21, 2010 | 67 Comments
Aw, finally the angst hits! Granted, for a drama of this tone the angst isn’t overpowering, which is probably a good thing. Plus, there’s plenty of cute to balance it out. I think we could all sorta see this coming so it wasn’t very surprising, but I did appreciate how... More »

Drama Casting & News
Song Seung-heon back in My Princess
by | April 21, 2010 | 73 Comments
Song Seung-heon has announced his next drama, My Princess (working title). This comes a year after the end of his last drama, East of Eden. Its scriptwriter Kim Eun-sook is the writer of hit dramas City Hall, On Air, and Lovers In Paris, which already makes this a buzz project.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Road No. 1 posters released
by | April 21, 2010 | 40 Comments
The posters are out for MBC’s epic war drama Road No. 1, starring So Ji-sub and Yoon Kye-sang as soldiers during the Korean War and Kim Haneul as the woman who comes between them. So Ji-sub plays Jang-woo, “a dramatic and strong character capable of giving up his life for... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Mother-daughter pair Park Jin-hee & Kim Hae-sook
by | April 21, 2010 | 31 Comments
Park Jin-hee and Kim Hae-sook have teamed up to play a mother and daughter in the movie My Mom [친정엄마], which opens this week. This continues the trend of mom-and-daughter-themed movies that have been popping up in the past year, such as Aeja (with Choi Kang-hee and Kim Young-ae), Harmony... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Ji-suk plans for his upcoming enlistment
by | April 21, 2010 | 14 Comments
Kim Ji-suk‘s up for his military duty, and has announced that he will begin his service in June, according to a statement made by his management on 21st. His current drama, MBC’s Personal Taste, will be his last project before enlistment. His management clarified that the speculation that his enlistment... More »

Drama Recaps
Cinderella’s Sister: Episode 6
by | April 20, 2010 | 157 Comments
Seo Woo turns out a stellar performance this week in back to back episodes of Cinderella’s slow turn to the dark side. It’s like watching how Lex Luthor got to be…Lex Luthor. The love quadrangle starts closing in on our main characters, and Ki-hoon’s return throws a wrench in just... More »

Drama Casting & News
IRIS 2 to follow Athena in 2011
by | April 20, 2010 | 42 Comments
Although Athena: Goddess of War has been called IRIS 2, producers have specified that Athena is merely an IRIS spinoff, not a sequel. In actuality, another series bearing the title IRIS 2 is being produced as a separate drama and will be a true sequel. All three series — IRIS,... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Wang Bit-na’s Date Shopper
by | April 20, 2010 | 8 Comments
Wang Bit-na had one of the smaller supporting roles in the recent The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry but quite possibly the most kickass character (empowered, confident, and always, always right!). (Also: best nickname, Boogie-Woogie.) Now the actress will follow that role by hosting a new dating variety show,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Philip Lee joins cast of medical sageuk Faith
by | April 20, 2010 | 21 Comments
Philip Lee is probably most known for his drama debut role as Cheoro (as pictured above) in 2007’s fantasy sageuk series Legend (Taewangsasingi), which he followed up by playing a man on a revenge mission in last year’s contemporary thriller Story of a Man. His next project returns him to... More »

Drama Casting & News
Story of a Man wins at Houston International Film Festival
by | April 20, 2010 | 37 Comments
KBS’s thriller series Story of a Man, also known as The Slingshot, has picked up an award — the Bronze Remi — at the 43rd WorldFest–Houston International Film Festival, which has just announced its winners. The drama won in the “TV Series – Dramatic” category. The festival is dedicated to... More »

Drama Recaps
Personal Taste: Episode 6
by | April 19, 2010 | 151 Comments
I know this couple had their detractors, but come on, they’ve totally stolen your hearts, right? In this episode entitled “Sweet Roommate,” Jin-ho and Kae-in give us a lesson in chemistry, and share noodles, heartaches, cramps, and a bed. I know…I always get the toilet ones. In one deftly crafted... More »