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by | February 20, 2009 | 64 Comments
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Celebrity News
Kim Joon to quit T-Max to act full-time
by | February 19, 2009 | 44 Comments
The title says it all: It’s being reported that Kim Joon is capitalizing on his newfound Boys Before Flowers fame to pursue a full-time acting career. This means he’ll be dropping out of kpop group T-Max, which probably is a good idea since he’s been stretching himself thin trying to... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kang Ji-hwan drops Triple, Lee Jung-jae steps in
by | February 19, 2009 | 46 Comments
WHAAAT? My first reaction to this news was actually more like a mishmash of a dozen reactions, which went a little something like this: “OH NO I was afraid of this but YAAAAY it’s Lee Jung-jae, but OH WOE, no Kang Ji-hwan?? *waaaaail* is so sad and yet, also *hurrahhhh*... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Will Cell Phone get a Hollywood remake?
by | February 19, 2009 | 9 Comments
There’s a lot of news out currently about the thriller Cell Phone, mostly because of its theatrical release this week. Reportedly, licensing negotiations are under way for a Hollywood remake of the thriller, which stars two great actors, Uhm Tae-woong (Devil) and Park Yong-woo (My Scary Girl). That sure is... More »

Celebrity News
Stars in love: Choi Ji-woo and Lee Jin-wook
by | February 18, 2009 | 89 Comments
Choi Ji-woo and Lee Jin-wook promoting Air City in 2007 Whoa. This is unexpected. News has just come out that Choi Ji-woo is dating Lee Jin-wook, with whom she starred in the 2007 airport action drama Air City. This may turn into one of these developing/changing stories, because while Choi’s... More »

Reminder: Enter to win Boys Before Flowers OST!
by | February 18, 2009 | 67 Comments
Thanks to everyone who’s sent in a parody video for the Boys Before Flowers contest and giveaway — I’ve received some really hilarious entries so far! But there’s still time to enter — the contest closes on Friday. Yes, we all mock the heck out of the soundtrack, but you... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kang Ji-hwan joins the telecinema experiment
by | February 18, 2009 | 54 Comments
Based on the recent news, it seems this whole Japan-Korea joint production “telecinema” project is finally kicking into high gear. Despite some actors’ names being floated around as participating in various segments of the project (such as Han Hyo-joo, Lee Soo-kyung, Cha In-pyo, Kim Sun-ah, Kim Haneul), I wasn’t really... More »

Drama Recaps
Boys Before Flowers: Episode 14
by | February 17, 2009 | 255 Comments
And the schizophrenia continues, because I really liked Episode 14. I don’t even think I would’ve gotten (that) drunk in our hypothetical Illogical Moments Drinking Game (although, let’s face it, there’s always going to be a reason for SOME drinky-drink in a BBF episode). I didn’t hate Episode 13 —... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Myung-min loses weight and the Kang-mae image
by | February 17, 2009 | 38 Comments
Kim Myung-min is Maestro Kang no more. Shortly after creating a pop-culture phenomenon with his Daesang-award-winning role as the prickly, irascible “Kang-mae” in Beethoven Virus, Kim Myung-min is shedding weight along with that persona. The first stills have been released for the upcoming movie My Love By My Side, which... More »

Drama Recaps
Boys Before Flowers: Episode 13
by | February 16, 2009 | 237 Comments
First, thanks to the overseas location shoots in this episode (filmed in December), the cast was given the weekend off. So at least they got a bit of sleepytime, which has been in short supply recently. (Lee Min-ho dropped by his fan café to post a weekend greeting and explained... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kwon Sang-woo gets an older brother
by | February 16, 2009 | 43 Comments
Musical and screen actor Song Chang-eui (Scales of Providence) is in final negotiations to appear in the upcoming Cinderella Man — as Kwon Sang-woo‘s older brother. I’m starting to think that Cinderella Man is purely an exercise in Kwon Sang-woo’s vanity. I mean, I’ve always kinda thought that, but now... More »