Drama Recaps
Bad Guy: Episode 3
by | June 7, 2010 | 59 Comments
A note on the scheduling: Last week, SBS only aired one episode, and this week they’ll air 4 and 5. Next week (June 16 and 17), there will be no broadcast due to World Cup coverage. The normal schedule will resume the following week. It sucks, but what can you... More »


Drama Casting & News
Queen of Housewives returns as Queen of Tears
by | June 7, 2010 | 41 Comments
Nearly two years after enjoying a popular run on MBC, Queen of Housewives will be coming back to television for its promised sequel, and the second season will broadcast with the title Queen of Tears. According to a source with the production team, it will share a similar theme with... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Shin Se-kyung takes on assassin role opposite Song Kang-ho
by | June 7, 2010 | 20 Comments
Now that Shin Se-kyung isn’t doing the gumiho drama anymore, she has announced her next project: a movie project with top actor Song Kang-ho (Thirst) called Blue Salt (a working title). In it, Song Kang-ho plays a retired mafia boss, while Shin Se-kyung is a mysterious woman who is sent... More »


Drama Casting & News
Preview and stills for MBC’s youth drama Running
by | June 7, 2010 | 16 Comments
The drama formerly known as Running Shirt, whose title was briefly changed to Racing Hearts, has gotten a new title just in time for its premiere this week: Running. (Yeah, it’s pretty plain, although the Korean employs a pun; the main character’s last name is Gu, and the title can... More »


Drama Casting & News
Baker King’s official posters and preview video
by | June 6, 2010 | 41 Comments
Posters are out for Baker King Kim Tak-gu, the drama replacing Cinderella’s Sister this week. The one above features the four main leads: (from left to right) Eugene, Yoon Shi-yoon, Joo-won, and Lee Young-ah. Press releases have tossed around comparisons to My Name Is Kim Sam-soon, but I wouldn’t expect... More »


Theater/Musicals
U-Know Yunho takes the lead in Goong musical
by | June 6, 2010 | 63 Comments
Now THIS I can see!: Dong Bang Shin Ki’s leader U-Know Yunho has been cast in the lead role of Prince Shin in the musical adaptation of the phenomenally popular drama series Goong, playing the role originated by Joo Ji-hoon in the drama version. Too bad this couldn’t have been... More »


Drama Casting & News
Comrades remake attracts interest from Hollywood
by | June 6, 2010 | 39 Comments
Park Yong-ha‘s next drama is based on the 1996 Hong Kong film Comrades: Almost A Love Story (aka Tian mi mi) and has taken on a new title: Love Song (which is still a working title). And according to production company Verdi Media, Hollywood studio Warner Bros. (which owns the... More »


Drama Casting & News
The many faces of Road No. 1’s So Ji-sub
by | June 5, 2010 | 66 Comments
With just a few more weeks till MBC unveils its Korean War drama Road No. 1, here’s a look at star So Ji-sub in several of his guises as the main character, Jung-woo. The melodrama boasts a hefty production budget of 13 billion won, large-scale battle scenes, and heart-wrenching romance... More »


Drama Casting & News
Fans speculate about Prosecutor Princess Season 2
by | June 5, 2010 | 98 Comments
While Prosecutor Princess originally had a fairly slow start, being called the Wed/Thur drama with the worst casting, by the end of its run, Prosecutor Princess’s low ratings were reversed and reruns and internet viewings have become so high that the team has stated “rating? Let the dog take it”... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Third cast member added to Finding Kim Jong-wook
by | June 4, 2010 | 3 Comments
The movie Finding Kim Jong-wook pairs actor-friends Im Soo-jung (Jeon Woo Chi) and Gong Yoo (Coffee Prince), and drew notice as soon as it was announced for being the latter’s acting comeback after completing his two years of mandatory army service. Now the film has cast its third lead, new... More »


Drama Casting & News
Running Shirt gets a title change
by | June 4, 2010 | 5 Comments
Baek Sung-hyun, Park Min-young, Yoo Yeon-seok MBC’s sports/youth drama formerly called Running Shirt [난닝구] has gotten a new title just in time for its airdate next Wednesday, and is now called Racing Heart [심장이 뛴다]. Which is probably more appropriate, as the four-episode drama combines the story of a marathon... More »