Celebrity News
Drinking interview with Lee Da-hae (Part 1)
by | February 27, 2010 | 46 Comments
Here’s the latest in IS Plus’s series of “drinking interviews,” where the reporter has drinks with a star while the interview progresses. This one is with Chuno‘s much-beleaguered actress, Lee Da-hae: I met with Lee Da-hae of the drama Chuno, who suffers alone despite its explosive popularity as “Un-nyun.” The... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Sexy comedy Festival features solid acting lineup
by | February 27, 2010 | 8 Comments
Ryu Seung-beom, Eom Ji-won, Shin Ha-kyun It’s been a while since we’ve had a sex comedy come out (it seems?): the “bright, sexy romantic comedy” movie Festival has announced its cast, and it’s packed with name actors. Taking the lead are Ryu Seung-beom, Eom Ji-won, and Shin Ha-kyun in the... More »

Celebrity News
Smile couple team up as CF models
by | February 27, 2010 | 46 Comments
Lee Min-jung and Jung Kyung-ho, who play an adorable couple on the weekend family drama Smile, have also been named the new brand models for a car their characters help design in the drama, the Matiz Creative from GM Daewoo. The two attended a launching event on February 24 where... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kang Dong-won joins the 10 million club
by | February 26, 2010 | 17 Comments
Seems like the all-time box office rankings are being topped and shuffled around every other day, doesn’t it? Kang Dong-won is the newest actor to join the 10 million club — i.e., actors whose movies have sold 10 million tickets — although with the small caveat that this distinction comes... More »

Drama Recaps
Chuno: Episode 11
by | February 26, 2010 | 61 Comments
No, no, noooooooo! The ink on the Episode 7 recap (where we saw Un-Nyun dropping her beloved Choco) is barely dry when Un-Nyun has moved onto stroking Jagger, the zhanmadao saber favored by Song Tae-Ha. Well, that answers the question of how long “true love” lasts these days in epic... More »

Drama Casting & News
Eom Ji-won is the cameo queen
by | February 26, 2010 | 10 Comments
Eom Ji-won is getting credit as a cameo queen for her current drama, Woman Who Still Wants To Marry — not as the one making the cameo, but the one bringing onboard the drama’s numerous guest stars. Apparently Eom is to thank for the appearances of Jo Han-seon, who was... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #124
by | February 26, 2010 | 187 Comments
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Celebrity News
Congratulations to gold medalist Kim Yuna
by | February 26, 2010 | 96 Comments
Kim Yuna‘s gold-medal-winning performance at Thursday’s Olympic Games (Friday, Korean time) was another ratings blockbuster event, although the broadcast didn’t quite reach the heights of the ratings for the Tuesday short program. The event aired in Korea on the afternoon of the 26th, and Kim’s performance (which aired from 1:22... More »

Drama Casting & News
More stills from Personal Taste
by | February 25, 2010 | 100 Comments
I don’t care what people say, I think Personal Taste is looking adorable. These newly released stills show the stars looking cute and friendly, and reflects the dynamic between their characters as Sohn Ye-jin‘s Kae-in thrills at the idea of having a gay best friend and latches on to her... More »

Celebrity News
Chuno’s Han Jung-soo in Men’s Health
by | February 25, 2010 | 55 Comments
Wow, what a gorgeous shot of a gorgeous man. Speaking of Chuno, here’s another of its buzzmaking cast members: slave-hunting warrior General Choi, aka actor Han Jung-soo, in a spread for March’s issue of Men’s Health magazine. He’s currently making a name for himself as part of Jang Hyuk‘s band... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Ki-woong joins the slaves in Chuno
by | February 25, 2010 | 22 Comments
With this week’s episodes, Park Ki-woong joins the cast of Chuno, briefly appearing in Episode 15 before being featured in earnest in Thursday’s Episode 16. (A few more spoilery bits beyond the jump.) This is Park’s first role in a sageuk; until last year, he was more known for an... More »