Drama Casting & News
Kim Ji-suk added to Personal Taste
by | February 9, 2010 | 37 Comments
Chuno‘s slave-hunting Kim Ji-suk has just been cast in MBC’s upcoming trendy drama Personal Taste. Both are Wednesday-Thursday dramas, albeit on different stations, so this means he’ll be busy jumping from one project right into the next. I have mixed feelings about this, because while Kim Ji-suk can be amusing... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Ji Jin-hee’s Parallel Life
by | February 9, 2010 | 11 Comments
Ji Jin-hee and Lee Jong-hyuk are both currently working on drama projects, and they also have a movie set to come out mid-month, the mystery-thriller Parallel Life, which is building up buzz online for its story: the main character draws connections between the murder of a family thirty years ago... More »


Drama Recaps
Pasta: Episode 5
by | February 9, 2010 | 74 Comments
Hello, Skimmy here! I will be taking over the Pasta recaps along with Andromytta (who is also recapping Hero). I’ve been a long-time follower/admirer of Javabeans and her blog, so it’s an honor and a pleasure to come on board. Without further ado, on with the show! Lee Seon-kyun is... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoo Seung-ho sings a lullaby for his castmate
by | February 9, 2010 | 24 Comments
If you want to hear Yoo Seung-ho‘s singing voice, you might want to tune in to Episode 12 of God of Study. The star of the hit KBS drama, who plays hot-tempered Baek-hyun, sings a trot song (“땡벌”) for his classmate and friend Pul-ip (Go Ah-sung) in today’s (Tuesday) episode.... More »


Drama Recaps
The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry: Episode 4
by | February 8, 2010 | 38 Comments
Cute and funny as usual, but also, now the plot really gets going. Usually when dramas have many main characters, I find a few I like and tune out the ones that are boring/annoying/useless. This drama is managing to balance its main characters well and show us aspects to everyone... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Mi-yeon as the great merchant Man-deok
by | February 8, 2010 | 14 Comments
These new photos of Lee Mi-yeon are beautiful, showing the actress dressed in hanbok for her latest television role as Merchant Kim Man-deok. The real Kim Man-deok rose from the low status of gisaeng and became a successful merchant and philanthropist. Tags: Lee Mi-yeon, Merchant Kim Man-deok... More »


Theater/Musicals
Jung Il-woo’s theatrical debut earns enthusiastic response
by | February 8, 2010 | 21 Comments
Jung Il-woo‘s theater debut project, the play Beautiful Sunday, looks poised for success a week into its run: its first show performed to a full house and Jung has earned praise for his lead role. The play opened on February 4, and a source with the theater production company said,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Seo Ji-hye drops golf drama
by | February 8, 2010 | 14 Comments
Just a few days after the main cast was announced, lead actress Seo Ji-hye has dropped out of the golfing drama Birdie Buddy [버디버디] (which I had mistaken for Buddy Buddy; the series is based on the manhwa Buddy). According to production company Group Eight, Seo had agreed to play... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Hye-jin skates in Jejoongwon
by | February 8, 2010 | 37 Comments
Han Hye-jin‘s character takes to the ice in an upcoming episode of Jejoongwon, the Joseon-era medical drama airing on SBS. These stills show her wearing traditional hanbok clothing along with old-fashioned ice skates (the series takes place in the late 19th century). In the drama, Han’s character is a daughter... More »


Celebrity News
Hyun-woo’s pasta-themed photo shoot
by | February 7, 2010 | 50 Comments
Hyun-woo plays a lesser side character in MBC’s Pasta, but he’s one of the drama’s breakouts, winning viewers over with his comic touch (and curly mop) as one of the restaurant’s trio of “pretty boy chefs.” He recently shot a photo spread (with a pasta theme, of course) and gave... More »


Drama Recaps
Hero: Episode 4
by | February 7, 2010 | 14 Comments
Hero: Episode 4 The first issue of Yong Deok Ilbo has been published, causing elation for the Yong Deok team, but leaving three highly disatisfied readers in it’s wake. Do Hyuk encounters the first such reader when he personally delivers his paper to the offices of DAESE Ilbo. Kang Hae... More »