Drama Casting & News
My Gumiho Girlfriend has nine tails
by | July 22, 2010 | 41 Comments
You’re going to get tired of me saying it, I’m sure, but I can’t help it: wussy Lee Seung-gi makes me giggle every time. We’ve seen a similar version of this promo for My Girlfriend Is A Gumiho, but without the tails that make the gumiho a gumiho (i.e., a... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Young-ae to be a mother
by | July 22, 2010 | 35 Comments
Top star Lee Young-ae (Sympathy for Lady Vengeance, Dae Jang Geum) has announced her pregnancy, which comes one year after she quietly married a Korean-American businessman. A rep with her management company gave the statement that she is treading carefully at this stage and didn’t confirm how far along she... More »

Drama Casting & News
Cha Seung-won joins Athena castmates in Italy
by | July 22, 2010 | 41 Comments
The cast of Athena has been busy with overseas shoots in scenic locales, but apparently Cha Seung-won wasn’t a part of the first shoots. He was the last of the team to head to Italy, which he did this past weekend, joining the crew that had been there since early... More »

Drama Casting & News
Many more cast additions to Playful Kiss
by | July 22, 2010 | 54 Comments
After all those rumors and teases about possible cast additions, it’s good to know this drama is actually making decisions now. Some make me happy, others I have no opinion on, and others are decidedly meh. Let’s start with one that makes me happy: Jung Hye-young, the actress married to... More »

Drama Casting & News
Possible extensions for Dong Yi and Baker King
by | July 22, 2010 | 54 Comments
Two dramas are currently performing strongly in their respective timeslots, MBC’s Dong Yi and KBS’s Baker King Kim Tak-gu, and are now contemplating extending their runs. First, Monday-Tuesday’s Dong Yi: The 50-episode historical drama is looking at a 10-episode extension, according to a source with MBC. Currently the station is... More »

Drama Recaps
Bad Guy: Episode 11
by | July 21, 2010 | 42 Comments
Episodes 10 and 11 were a pretty good pair, weren’t they? I think girlfriday is right on in ruling Bad Guy much more of a melodrama than a revenge piece or a thriller, which has been one of my frustrations with it. Now because it was misclassified, but because in... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jung Woo-sung’s Athena “character cut”
by | July 21, 2010 | 34 Comments
To be honest, I don’t really know what “character cut” means, other than giving an excuse to post a new photo of Jung Woo-sung as a spy in a tux. Which is reason enough for me! Jung plays “Lee Jung-woo,” an agent with the NTS, a counter-terrorist organization. He romances... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Jun-ki and Joo Ji-hoon in army musical
by | July 21, 2010 | 66 Comments
Lee Jun-ki and Joo Ji-hoon, who entered military service in May and February, respectively, are starring in a musical production as part of the army’s entertainment unit. The musical, entitled Life’s Voyage, honors the 60-year anniversary of the Korean War, and also stars Kim Da-hyun, Yoon Gong-joo, Son Hyun-jung, and... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Min Hyo-rin makes big screen debut
by | July 21, 2010 | 19 Comments
Min Hyo-rin has signed on to her next project, a feature film called Sunny that comes from the director of the hit comedy Speed Scandal, Kang Hyung-chul. It’ll be her first movie and his second. She’ll play a former model and member of “7 Princesses,” which is a pop group... More »

Drama Casting & News
Cha In-pyo added to the cast of Daemul
by | July 21, 2010 | 14 Comments
Veteran drama actor (and ’90s hottie) Cha In-pyo (Reputable Family) is jumping onboard the Daemul train, joining stars Go Hyun-jung and Kwon Sang-woo in the much-buzzed-about production. Cha will play a political rival to Go Hyun-jung’s character Seo Hye-rim. As a former human rights lawyer, he runs for office against... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ha Ji-won returns to television with Secret Garden
by | July 20, 2010 | 67 Comments
(Probably.) Secret Garden has cast Ha Ji-won to star opposite Jang Hyuk in the “fantasy romantic comedy” drama set to air on SBS later this year. Note that the contract is “not finalized yet” — and we know why that’s a tricky deal — but the production company announced the... More »