Drama Casting & News
Runaway adds Daniel Henney to its cast
by | June 20, 2010 | 63 Comments
So Daniel Henney is joining Rain, Lee Jung-jin, and Lee Na-young in spy drama show Runaway, and I’m kinda ambivalent about it. On one hand, the man is beautiful. On the hand, his acting… not so beautiful. He’s improved since his debut, but not enough for me to get any... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Min-ho holds birthday fanmeeting
by | June 20, 2010 | 60 Comments
Lee Min-ho turns 23 on June 22, and to celebrate the event, the rising star held a fanmeeting on the 20th. The event was also in conjunction with the second anniversary of his fan club “Minoz”; titled A Special Day With Min-ho, the gathering was open to 4,500 of his... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
10 posters for Death Bell 2
by | June 19, 2010 | 19 Comments
Looks like Death Bell is another high school horror franchise in the making. Since the original movie (also called Bloody Midterms or Go-sa) did so well two summers ago (starring Nam Gyu-ri, Lee Beom-soo, Kim Bum), producers are back with a sequel this summer, Death Bell 2: Bloody Camp. This... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Hye-sung signs on to G-Love
by | June 19, 2010 | 28 Comments
Kim Hye-sung (Boy Meets Boy, Unstoppable High Kick has a new project in the works, a movie called G-Love [글러브]. He’ll be working with director Kang Woo-seok (who directed Silmido and Public Enemy Returns and produced Into the White Night and No Mercy), and has been cast alongside actors Jung... More »

Drama Casting & News
War drama Legend of the Patriots premieres this weekend
by | June 18, 2010 | 47 Comments
Admittedly Road No. 1 and Into the Fire have garnered most of the attention among Korean War projects, but KBS also has a drama premiering this weekend, Legend of the Patriots. (Its Korean title, Jeon Woo, translates literally to Comrades.) It’s actually a remake of a hugely successful series that... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Movieweek interview on Gu Hye-sun’s Magic
by | June 18, 2010 | 21 Comments
Gu Hye-sun‘s feature directorial debut, Magic, is now a week from its release, and the following is an interview from Movieweek featuring both her and her star, actress friend Seo Hyun-jin (who, by the way, was also featured in Gu’s short film The Madonna). The movie takes place at an... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #140
by | June 18, 2010 | 218 Comments
  SONG OF THE DAY Delta Spirit – “Bushwick Blues” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #139 Open Thread #138 Open Thread #137 Open Thread #136 No tags for this post.... More »

Drama Casting & News
My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho cast addition: T-ara’s Hyomin
by | June 18, 2010 | 22 Comments
Lots of casting news lately — here’s one for SBS’s My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho, and it involves another idol star crossing over into television. Pop group T-ara’s Hyo-min is joining her fellow members Eun-jung (Coffee House) and Ji-yeon (God of Study) in the acting game, and has been added... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Jung-jin cast as Rain’s rival in Runaway
by | June 17, 2010 | 40 Comments
Rain now has his rival for the upcoming spy-melodrama Runaway, and it’s 32-year-old Lee Jung-jin (of I Love You Don’t Cry and Bottom of the 9th Inning with 2 Outs). Also, we finally get more on the story of Runaway, which centers around an “astronomical sum of money that disappeared... More »

Drama Casting & News
Choi Siwon joins Athena
by | June 17, 2010 | 87 Comments
Choi Siwon — he of Super Junior and recent romantic-comedy series Oh My Lady — is joining the cast of IRIS‘s spinoff drama Athena: Goddess of War. Woot woot! He joins leads Jung Woo-sung and Cha Seung-won, who play elite spies. His character is named Kim Jun-ho, a newbie to... More »

Celebrity News
Jae Hee and Jo Hyun-jae complete military service
by | June 17, 2010 | 55 Comments
Actors Jae Hee and Jo Hyun-jae began their military enlistment within a day of each other back in August 2008, and they’ll be discharged within a day of each other as well; Jae Hee will be released tomorrow, June 18, while Jo Hyun-jae will complete his service the following day.... More »