Drama Casting & News
Lee Tae-sung and the boys in Playful Kiss
by | August 12, 2010 | 64 Comments
No guilty panties this time around, but there are some funky hairdos in these latest Playful Kiss promo photos. I know I’ve poked fun at Lee Tae-sung‘s coif before, but I’ll hand it to him: As long as he’s wearing it, at least he’s workin’ it. Lee plays Bong Jun-gu,... More »

Drama Recaps
My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho: Episode 1
by | August 11, 2010 | 138 Comments
Annnnnd we have a winner! What a cute first episode to start off what looks to become an entertaining, zippy ride. Both leads are adorable, but more than that, the story is fresh and innovative. It takes some familiar elements and mixes them with creations that are pure Hong Sisters... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Min-young closest to Micky Yoochun on set
by | August 11, 2010 | 29 Comments
It sounds like the Joseon era F4 is establishing a good rapport on the set of the upcoming drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal. In a recent interview, actress Park Min-young said that she grew close to Micky Yoochun the fastest, and that along with Song Joong-ki and Yoo Ah-in, the four of... More »

Drama Casting & News
I Am Legend shows signs of being a hit
by | August 11, 2010 | 36 Comments
SBS’s I Am Legend is in its second week, and signs look good for a healthy run. This Monday-Tuesday 9pm timeslot has yielded mixed results since it launched four series ago, starting strong but gradually slipping in the ratings. I Am Legend looks poised to breathe some life back into... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Cyrano Dating Agency releases additional posters
by | August 11, 2010 | 41 Comments
Cyrano; Dating Agency is a movie that I really wish were a drama instead, because it sounds entertaining, has an appealing cast, and seems like the type of story that could sustain hilarity and warmth for a number of episodes. I just hope that the romantic comedy can live up... More »

Celebrity News
Han Chae-young signs with Hollywood agency CAA
by | August 11, 2010 | 18 Comments
Han Chae-young has signed with Creative Artists Agency, or CAA, one of the Big 3 agencies in Hollywood, marking her intent to expand her career to the U.S. market. This comes not long after taking official steps in the Chinese market as well, where she enjoys residual popularity for dramas... More »

Drama Recaps
Bad Guy: Episode 17 (Final)
by | August 10, 2010 | 342 Comments
Here we are, the finale! I thought it was better than Episode 16, but frankly that isn’t saying much. At least 16 was entertaining and off-the-wall. This episode, as the wrap-up, was more puzzling. I know there was a three-episode cut-down and all that scheduling madness. HOWEVER, the drama finished... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Hyun-joong’s Playful (almost) Kiss
by | August 10, 2010 | 136 Comments
The first stills of Playful Kiss gave us the bickering side to the main couple’s relationship, so now it’s time for some skinship! Well, almost skinship as the leads, Kim Hyun-joong and Jung So-min, tease us with this almost-kiss. I’ve said it before, but they do really look cute together.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Hye-soo returns with My Happy Home
by | August 10, 2010 | 9 Comments
Kim Hye-soo is finalizing the details of her next project, which is opposite another veteran actress, Hwang Shin-hye, in a new MBC drama called My Happy Home. While Kim is working out the particulars of the casting, Hwang has already been confirmed. I wonder if this means that Kim (and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Judo champ Jung Kyeo-woon
by | August 10, 2010 | 19 Comments
SBS’s sports-medical series Dr. Champ is set at the Olympic athletic training facility, and thus the athlete characters are at the elite level. That means that Jung Kyeo-woon (Loving You a Thousand Times) has been getting busy with judo training in order to portray a character on the national team.... More »

Moon Geun-young makes her stage debut
by | August 10, 2010 | 28 Comments
Known for her wholesome, girl-next-door appeal, “Korea’s Little Sister” Moon Geun-young takes the next step in maturing her image; she portrays a stripper in the stage play Closer (which is the same play that was the basis for the film). The play opened on August 6, and then put on... More »