Drama Casting & News
Song Il-kook gets into shape for new drama
by | February 17, 2010 | 100 Comments
I almost can’t recognize Song Il-kook — star of period dramas Jumong and Kingdom of the Wind — in these newly released photos, which show off his trimmed-down and muscular body. Although normally a fairly fit actor, he is going for a new image in preparation for his upcoming drama,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Daemul is back on with same stars
by | February 17, 2010 | 22 Comments
Buzz project Daemul (aka Big Fish) has secured its two leads — and they’re the same two leads it had signed before the project died due to myriad production problems. Go Hyun-jung had made the decision to re-sign as lead a couple months ago, and now Kwon Sang-woo is about... More »

Drama Casting & News
First stills from Road No. 1
by | February 17, 2010 | 34 Comments
First stills are out for MBC’s large-scale war epic, Road No. 1, which stars So Ji-sub, Yoon Kye-sang and Kim Haneul. So Ji-sub said, “The script is interesting, and working with a director, staff members, and actors who are all so skilled makes me really happy. The atmosphere on set... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Scripts and scenes from Wish Upon a Star
by | February 16, 2010 | 68 Comments
With no episodes of Wish Upon a Star airing this week (and such heated response at the unfortunate postponement), I tried to think of a way to get my fix despite the lack of new material. I tried to look for any interviews of the lead actors, but unfortunately, there... More »

Drama Casting & News
Wang Ji-hye cast in Personal Taste
by | February 16, 2010 | 7 Comments
Not too long after her last drama, last year’s dark and intense Friend, Our Legend, actress Wang Ji-hye is coming back with a lighter, more upbeat role in Personal Taste playing best friend and rival to Sohn Ye-jin‘s main character. It looks like the drama is going to be conflating... More »

Drama Recaps
Hero: Episode 5
by | February 16, 2010 | 12 Comments
Fan girl moment: I have to say, I really dig those boots! Also, I think this hairstyle works really well for my boy! Come to think of it, I really like the whole casual/cool style Do Hyuk has going on here! Ok, fan girl moment over (for now!) Tags: Eom... More »

Drama Casting & News
Shin Dong-wook’s fan club treats drama staff to holiday meal
by | February 16, 2010 | 24 Comments
As nice as it is to hear about stars giving gifts to their drama crews, I’m always more impressed to hear about stars’ fans shelling out their hard-earned cash to give gifts to drama crews in the name of their favorite actors. Shin Dong-wook is the latest actor to have... More »

Celebrity News
Kwon Sang-woo releases new songs and DVD in Japan
by | February 16, 2010 | 43 Comments
Kwon Sang-woo is making his singing debut — in Japan. This month, he’ll release a DVD, Kwon Sang-woo Dream in Japan: Open the Door to the Heart, which was shot in Japan and showcases songs that the actor recorded (in Japanese). It also includes behind-the-scenes clips of recording sessions, scenes... More »

Drama Recaps
The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry: Episode 7
by | February 15, 2010 | 76 Comments
This rollercoaster ride of an episode takes us from zero to sixty, then back again before we know it. It gave me some serious whiplash, but I’m a tv masochist, so you know I’ll be right back for more. We finally get some good conflict between the girls (they can’t... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ryu Seung-ryong joins Personal Taste
by | February 15, 2010 | 16 Comments
This may not attract as much excitement as the hot younger cast, but I’m stoked that Ryu Seung-ryong will be joining MBC’s Personal Taste. He’ll join Lee Min-ho and Kim Ji-suk as their professional rival when the men, who all work as architects, compete for bids on building projects. (Meanwhile,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Seo Woo makes surprise visit to Pasta set
by | February 15, 2010 | 7 Comments
Actress Seo Woo is currently shooting the film The Housemaid (with Lee Jung-jae and Jeon Do-yeon), but had a day off from the filming schedule for the Lunar New Year holiday over the weekend. After spending some time with family, she sought out the Cheongdamdong, Seoul, restaurant where MBC’s drama... More »