Drama Recaps
Chuno: Episode 3
by | January 18, 2010 | 74 Comments
(Samsooki, whom you know from his City Hall recaps, and hjkomo, who previously guest-blogged her year-end review, have stepped up to write recaps for Chuno! Enjoy. —javabeans) Enough ogling the slave-hunters of Chuno! Here are the Gi-Saeng of Chuno! You know, Chuno isn’t so easy to pick up and start... More »

Drama Casting & News
Japan to air Chuno in April
by | January 18, 2010 | 16 Comments
KBS’s hit series Chuno has been scheduled for a Japanese broadcast, and will begin airing in April. The drama had built up strong buzz prior to its airing, and was sold to Japan and Thailand in December before its premiere had even been unveiled. With its high ratings (it’s already... More »

Drama Recaps
God of Study: Episodes 3-4
by | January 17, 2010 | 46 Comments
I’m still not sure which drama I’m going to keep following on Mondays and Tuesdays. It’s tough, because they’re all in good-but-not-great territory for me, which makes it hard to just pick one to stick with. Despite God of Study‘s growing lead in the ratings, I still find it a... More »

Celebrity News
Go Ah-sung in Elle Girl
by | January 17, 2010 | 46 Comments
Her starring role in the hit TV series God of Study has raised the profile of 17-year-old Go Ah-sung, and now she’s also got a fashion spread featured in the upcoming February Elle Girl magazine. The concept for the shoot, according to the staff, was to show a more grown-up... More »

Drama Casting & News
Fans get their “Christmas date” with drama cast
by | January 17, 2010 | 32 Comments
Some happy fans got their “Christmas date” with the cast of Will It Snow For Christmas, per the show’s recent promotional event. If you’ll recall, the SBS drama series held an online event that invited fans to tell memorable Christmas stories, with winners getting to meet the actors and possibly... More »

Drama Casting & News
Im Joo-hwan joins What’s Up
by | January 17, 2010 | 23 Comments
The main cast now looks complete for What’s Up with the addition of Tamra the Island‘s aristocratic Park Kyu, aka actor Im Joo-hwan, which was previously rumored and is now official. This means we may expect to see Im show off some singing skills as he takes on the role... More »

Drama Recaps
IRIS: Episodes 12-13
by | January 16, 2010 | 22 Comments
Sorry for the delay! I watched the episodes a while ago, but then life happened. Anyways – on to episodes 12 and 13! Every episode rehashes old issues, but there’s always one new nugget of information that the writers drop like a single jellybean into my greedy hands. Weird analogy... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Ha-sun cast as queen in Dong Yi
by | January 16, 2010 | 25 Comments
Historical drama Dong Yi has cast Park Ha-sun to play the role of Queen In-hyun, the second wife of King Suk-jong. Han Hyo-joo plays the lead character Dong-yi, a water maid who later became royal consort and gave birth to a future king; Ji Jin-hee plays King Suk-jong. Queen In-hyun... More »

Drama Recaps
Wish Upon a Star: Episodes 3-4
by | January 15, 2010 | 68 Comments
I know, I know. When I recapped Episodes 1 & 2, I said that I was done recapping Wish Upon a Star. My reason was that while the drama was fun, it’s a light watch that might be better enjoyed with the freedom to fast-forward and skip at points. However,... More »

Celebrity News
Jang Geun-seok embarks on an Asian tour
by | January 15, 2010 | 208 Comments
My first reaction was, “Huh? A tour for what? Is he jumping the gun on a singing career?” But as it turns out, Jang Geun-seok is planning a three-month (March through May) promotional tour through Asia to build buzz for the Asian broadcasts of his latest drama, You’re Beautiful, as... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Myung-min eyes television return with Giant
by | January 15, 2010 | 29 Comments
Kim Myung-min is a top contender for the SBS series Giant, and as he and his people have made a verbal agreement with producers, it looks pretty likely that he’ll take the role. The drama is set against the 1970s backdrop of incipient urban development in Korea, and the love... More »