Celebrity News
All Joo Ji-hoon events canceled
by | April 28, 2009 | 163 Comments
The names aren’t out yet, but we do get a few initials and hints as police look into the circle of acquaintance of the celebrities booked in the drug scandal: Joo Ji-hoon‘s two Japan fanmeetings have been canceled. Tickets will be refunded. His film The Naked Kitchen (co-starring Shin Mina... More »


Celebrity News
Rookie actress Woo Seung-yeon commits suicide
by | April 27, 2009 | 60 Comments
It’s a sad day when news like this is no longer shocking. There have been way too many celebrity suicides in the past six months. Woo Seung-yeon, a 24-year-old rookie actress, was found dead on the morning of April 27 at home from an apparent suicide. She had hanged herself... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Sun-ah is a Fresh Woman
by | April 27, 2009 | 62 Comments
Need a laugh? Trust Kim Sun-ah, star of SBS’s upcoming City Hall, to do it for you. The previously released stills of the pageant scene showed Kim in a pretty pageant dress; here, she pokes fun by parodying Rain, who sported a similar goofy look while promoting his song “Fresh... More »


Drama Casting & News
Dead project Daemul to be revived
by | April 27, 2009 | 10 Comments
A highly anticipated drama project that fizzled last year may get a second chance at broadcast life: producers are hoping to give Daemul (aka Big Fish, or 대물) a second go. The 10 billion won drama production had been a big-buzz project, first of all because it was based off... More »


Celebrity News
More on the drug scandal
by | April 27, 2009 | 138 Comments
Joo Ji-hoon, Yoon Seol-hee Actress Yoon Seol-hee is the main player in the drug scandal that erupted over the weekend, but as Joo Ji-hoon is the most recognizable name, he’s getting a lot of the attention. There’s also some confusion about the facts, but to reiterate: Joo Ji-hoon was NOT... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
“Mother”‘s mother-son pair at film press conference
by | April 26, 2009 | 37 Comments
Aww, how sweet. The majority of photos coming out of the April 27 press conference for the film Mother [마도] are focused on Won Bin — but you can’t really blame the press, because it has been so freaking long since he has been in the spotlight, and fans have... More »


Kpop News
Lee Da-hae couples up with Baek Sung-hyun
by | April 26, 2009 | 70 Comments
Lee Da-hae is so pretty. She’s also five years older than actor Baek Sung-hyun (20), with whom she pairs up in a new music video, and while the age difference is pretty evident, they still look pretty good together. The two actors are featured in kpop singer Kim Hyung-joong‘s rather... More »


Celebrity News
Jang Dong-gun and Yoo Jae-suk Cheer You Up
by | April 26, 2009 | 44 Comments
Film actor Jang Dong-gun (Typhoon, Friend) and much-loved and ubiquitous television MC Yoo Jae-suk (Infinity Challenge, Good Sunday, Happy Together 3, X Man) — who, by the way, are the same age — recently teamed up to shoot the “Cheer You Up” Campaign [힘내세요 캠페인] for fashion brand Giordano. And,... More »


Drama Casting & News
MBC winds up for baseball drama Strike Love
by | April 26, 2009 | 18 Comments
MBC’s upcoming baseball drama Strike Love [2009외인구단, for which I previously used the literal translation Alien Baseball Team], is another drama adapted from a popular manhwa, and has fans eager for its premiere next month. The sports-themed series stars Yoon Tae-young (Legend) in the lead role of baseball player Kachi,... More »


Celebrity News
Joo Ji-hoon busted for drug use
by | April 25, 2009 | 402 Comments
Whoa. Five people have been busted for drug trafficking, selling, and/or use — and three of them celebrities. Most shocking is the involvement of popular actor Joo Ji-hoon, of movies Antique Bakery and The Naked Kitchen. A representative from the Seoul police’s drug investigation department told reporters on April 26,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Seok-hoon rejoins filming
by | April 25, 2009 | 7 Comments
Actor Kim Seok-hoon of the currently airing drama Iron Empress (Empress Cheon-chu), who was in a pretty serious car accident two weeks ago, is back to work. The weekend historical series had found itself in a tight spot with their lead actor out of commission, and Kim had felt guilty... More »