Drama Casting & News
Triple is officially awesome
by | September 25, 2008 | 93 Comments
…and it hasn’t even aired yet! That’s it. Triple has just shot up — over Song Hye-gyo and Hyun Bin, over the Korean Hana Yori Dango — as my new most anticipated drama. Because on top of casting Lee Seon-kyun, then following with Yoon Kye-sang, they’ve now rounded out their... More »

Celebrity News
Nam Sang-mi: Prim, punk, and sexy
by | September 25, 2008 | 13 Comments
Nam Sang-mi, who recently wrapped her latest drama Gourmet, departs from her usual innocent image and goes a little sexier for the October issue of Ecole Luxe magazine. The photo spread takes the title “Prim, Punk Girl, Sexy Star… Nam Sang-mi is Free.” (Um, okay.) The new photos show off... More »

Celebrity News
Jang Jin-young begins treatment for cancer
by | September 25, 2008 | 25 Comments
Actress Jang Jin-young is only 34, but she’s just delivered the shocking news that she’s been diagnosed with a stomach cancer. On the 25th, her management rep revealed, “When Jang Jin-young went to the hospital for a recent medical treatment, she received the diagnosis for stomach cancer. Starting on the... More »

Drama Recaps
Love & Marriage: Episode 9
by | September 24, 2008 | 36 Comments
There’s usually one noteworthy episode that marks the turning point in a drama, and for Love & Marriage, this was it. Squeeeee! There’s a difference between an “OMG, romantic, sweet, kissy ooh!” squee, and an “Aww, yeah, The Drama has kicked in” squee. For the first eight episodes, it’s been... More »

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The cast of “Sa-kwa” does the press whirl
by | September 24, 2008 | 13 Comments
The 24th was press preview day for the cast of upcoming movie Sa-kwa [사과, which could mean apple or apology], and while this doesn’t necessarily look like my cup of tea, I do like the actors involved: Moon Sori (Legend), Lee Seon-kyun (White Tower), and Kim Tae-woo (Woman on the... More »

Celebrity News
“See, when you run out of pants, just put your feet through a jacket!”
by | September 24, 2008 | 25 Comments
Oh no! It’s a return of the Front-Butt Pants of Doom! Bae Doo-na is its latest victim; I’d thought we’d seen that last of those horrific things, because surely only the sartorially challenged Jae Hee would wear such a monstrosity, and hopefully just the once. We don’t expect it of... More »

Celebrity News
Lee and Park shoot ‘em up
by | September 24, 2008 | 4 Comments
Actors Lee Jung-jae (Typhoon) and Park Shi-yeon (La Dolce Vita) and director Kwak Kyung-taek (Eye for an Eye, Tooth for a Tooth) visited the NIS (National Intelligence Service) Security Pavilion in Seoul on the 24th as honorary agents. Their visit comes before the remodeling of the NIS Pavilion begins on... More »

Drama Recaps
Love & Marriage: Episode 8
by | September 23, 2008 | 24 Comments
Romance lovers are gonna love Episode 8. Prepare yourself for a cutesy episode, with lots of giddy-sweet moments. SONG OF THE DAY Casker – “고양이와 나” (Cat and me) [ Download ] Tags: Kim Ji-hoon, Kim Min-hee, Love & Marriage... More »

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Preview press event for Bimong (Sad Dream)
by | September 23, 2008 | 12 Comments
“I read the script, and liked it so much it was shocking.” So said 29-year-old Lee Na-young, starring in director Kim Ki-duk‘s latest film, Bimong (Sad Dream). The film held its press preview event on September 23 at Seoul’s Yongsan CGV theater, and Lee explained her interest in the script:... More »

Drama Casting & News
Another idol star turns actor
by | September 23, 2008 | 44 Comments
The prettiest pretty boy of DBSK, Jaejoong, is taking the plunge into acting. He takes the lead in “Heaven’s Postman,” a joint Korea-Japan collaborative “telecinema” — to be produced simultaneously for television and cinema — directed by Lee Hyung-min, the PD of the drama series I’m Sorry, I Love You... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Cast of “My Wife Got Married” walks down the aisle
by | September 23, 2008 | 14 Comments
Getting in character for their upcoming film My Wife Got Married, stars Sohn Ye-jin and Kim Joo-hyuk dressed up as bride and groom for their movie press conference on September 23. The movie is based on a novel of the same name, and centers around its pure-hearted romantist (Kim Joo-hyuk)... More »