Chungmuro/Film News
2014 Women in Film awards Yeom Jung-ah, Chun Woo-hee
by | December 5, 2014 | 46 Comments
On December 4, the 2014 Women in Film Festival held a small awards ceremony to acknowledge achievement in film by women. Go Ara (You’re All Surrounded) was the MC for the event, and Kim Min-hee (Temperature of Love) was among the guests. The top honor went to Yeom Jung-ah for... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #372
by | December 5, 2014 | 313 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
Kill Me Heal Me secures leads and supporting cast
by | December 5, 2014 | 70 Comments
It took a while, but Kill Me Heal Me finally has a cast, all at once — and it’s not a bad one, either. I’d wondered when it seemed to have difficulty getting actors to stick around, but maybe the wait was worth it to end up with Ji Sung... More »


Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 8
by | December 4, 2014 | 238 Comments
You know you like a character when you see very plainly how everything’s about to go terribly awry for him, but you keep telling yourself that it’ll be okay—through some kind of magic, he won’t be faced with his most devastating heartbreak yet, and he’ll come out on the other... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Disaster film Pandora adds Kim Nam-gil, possibly Go Ara
by | December 4, 2014 | 29 Comments
Disaster film Pandora, which began casting a few months ago with Kim Myung-min in a leading role, is finalizing the rest of its cast with the latest news naming Kim Nam-gil (The Pirates) as a confirmed addition and Go Ara (You’re All Surrounded) as a possibility. Pandora comes from director... More »


Celebrity News
Yoo Seung-ho discharged from army, chooses comeback project
by | December 4, 2014 | 78 Comments
Aw, look who’s all grown up and coming back from army duty! Okay, so grown-up is a relative term — I mean, he’s only 21 for crying out loud. But still, completing army duty does feel like a distinct adult milestone, which is a first for Yoo Seung-ho (I Miss... More »


Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 7
by | December 3, 2014 | 85 Comments
There are some harsh growing pains in store for our rookies, and as it always seems to be in life, the most idealistic of the bunch with the loftiest expectations is the one who falls the farthest. Today’s episode is inspired by a proverb about the frog in the well,... More »


Drama Recaps
Misaeng: Episode 14
by | December 3, 2014 | 112 Comments
It’s a new year — 2013, to be precise (remember, this show is set in the past) — and the One International team gears up for bonuses and promotions. All the newbies have their struggles, be it the fear of not being hired on permanently, or the cruel actions of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ahn Jae-hyun, Gu Hye-sun headline vampire medical drama Blood
by | December 3, 2014 | 125 Comments
After a few false starts, we finally have a cast for the KBS fantasy medical drama Blood, the show about a vampire doctor who treats terminally ill patients. Rookie actor Ahn Jae-hyun (You’re All Surrounded) has signed on to play the vampire hero, and Gu Hye-sun (Angel Eyes) will play... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ji Sung the latest leading man in contention for Kill Me, Heal Me
by | December 3, 2014 | 74 Comments
Maybe the third time’s the charm? Let’s see if Kill Me, Heal Me can manage to hold onto its leading man this time around. Ji Sung (Secret) is the newest actor in talks to headline MBC’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama, as the hero with dissociative identity disorder and a whopping seven... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
2014 Beanie Awards: Vote for your favorite dramas of the year
by | December 3, 2014 | 445 Comments
The Beanie Awards are here! You know what that means — the Dramabeans annual Year End Review Extravaganza is underway, with lots of reviews, Editors’ Picks, and maybe even a visit from Santa to look forward to. First up: your chance to vote for your favorites of 2014, the swoonworthy,... More »