Drama Casting & News
Chuno boasts a solid supporting cast
by | December 13, 2009 | 15 Comments
Ahn Seok-hwan Not only does Chuno have a pretty solid lead cast and crew, it’s beefing up its ranks with a strong supporting cast as well. For instance, there’s Ahn Seok-hwan (above), who’s a familiar face from dramas like Partner, Boys Before Flowers, Painter of the Wind, Spotlight, and Hong... More »

Notice: Server moving this weekend
by | December 12, 2009 | 10 Comments
  Just a notice: Will be doing some server moving and work on the back end of things this weekend, so commenting may be disabled for a short while and you may experience a little downtime. You may not notice much of a change (or so I hope), but this... More »

Drama Casting & News
So Ji-sub re-enters army training
by | December 12, 2009 | 28 Comments
In order to achieve wartime verisimilitude in his upcoming MBC drama Road No. 1, actor So Ji-sub is re-entering army training. He had been discharged from his own two-year military service in 2007, but wants to brush up on his shooting and combat skills and will go through intensive training... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Yun-jin in Harmony
by | December 12, 2009 | 14 Comments
Kim Yun-jin (often called “world star” because of her role in U.S. drama series Lost), has a new Korean film coming out, her first Korean role since 2007’s Seven Days. In Harmony [하모니], Kim plays a prisoner who joins the prison choir in order to have a one-day outing with... More »

Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 14
by | December 11, 2009 | 80 Comments
(written by samsooki, intelligence and wisdom provided by 0timelost and cleown) Tags: Cha Seung-won, City Hall, Kim Sun-ah... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kim Bum cast as Park Jin-hee’s younger boyfriend
by | December 11, 2009 | 38 Comments
Interesting! Kim Bum has been confirmed for MBC’s upcoming The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry, which stars Eom Ji-won and is a sequel to 2004’s The Woman Who Wants To Marry. He’s currently busy with initial character work, as he’ll be playing the younger boyfriend to Park Jin-hee (War... More »

Celebrity News
Choi Jin-sil’s slanderer given lighter punishment on appeal
by | December 11, 2009 | 51 Comments
Deceased actress Choi Jin-shil‘s netizen tormentor (identified only as Baek, female) has been penalized with 40 million won fine ($35,000) in an appeal trial, which reverses her earlier sentencing. Baek is the netizen who slandered and harassed Choi, even calling the actress at home, before Choi committed suicide last October.... More »

Drama Recaps
Smile: Episode 21
by | December 11, 2009 | 43 Comments
It was totally unexpected but my wishes are finally fulfilled and I get some real quality Sung-joon (and Ji-soo) time. With the Hyun-soo/Jung-in/Jung-kyung issue percolating, the Sung-joon/Ji-soo line is a welcome addition. I have some mixed feelings on how the whole love triangle thing was handled in this episode, but... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #113
by | December 11, 2009 | 627 Comments
  SONG OF THE DAY Band of Horses – “The First Song” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #112 Open Thread #111 Open Thread #110 Open Thread #109 No tags for this post.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kwon Sang-woo for IRIS 2?
by | December 10, 2009 | 102 Comments
With Lee Byung-heon most likely leaving the IRIS franchise behind when the series ends later this month, how would you feel about Kwon Sang-woo stepping in as the next leading man? According to Kwon himself, he was offered that possibility. On December 11, he appeared on the KBS morning show... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Bong Joon-ho series at LACMA
by | December 10, 2009 | 18 Comments
If you’re in Southern California and have some time this weekend, you may want to check out the “Everything is a Mystery: Four Films by Bong Joon-ho” series at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) this weekend. Director Bong will even been in attendance for the Mother screening... More »