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Open Thread #179
by | March 18, 2011 | 337 Comments
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Drama Recaps
49 Days: Episode 2
by | March 17, 2011 | 217 Comments
Dear Reaper Boy: TAKE ME WITH YOU. Promise me when it’s my time to go, you’ll still be wearing Jung Il-woo? Rawr. I’m really digging the premise and the setup of this story. The execution leaves a little to be desired as of yet, but there’s a lot of potential... More »

Celebrity News
Go Hyun-jung glams it up for Elle
by | March 17, 2011 | 39 Comments
We’re used to seeing top actress Go Hyun-jung playing chic (Daemul) or relatable (What’s Up Fox?), but it’s not often we see her taking on that other K-dramaland staple, the femme fatale. The former beauty queen (Go was a Miss Korea runner-up) puts on the dramatic makeup and ruby-red lips... More »

Drama Casting & News
Birdie Buddy to unveil trailer online
by | March 17, 2011 | 38 Comments
Birdie Buddy is still adrift and without a broadcaster (so, ostensibly dead), but its producers aren’t just letting it fade away. At least, they’re trying to keep people interested, and have announced that they’ll unveil a teaser video on Youtube on March 18. The project began filming a whole year... More »

Drama Recaps
49 Days: Episode 1
by | March 16, 2011 | 130 Comments
I like! 49 Days had a slow ratings start (8.6%), but when I’m talking about dramas that hook my interest from the get-go, the ratings discussion is really just an afterthought. I was much more interested in seeing whether the drama would be able to capitalize on its promise, and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Goodbye Miss Ripley signs cast, reveals plot
by | March 16, 2011 | 247 Comments
So the speculation was confirmed, and Micky Yoochun (Sungkyunkwan Scandal) and Lee Da-hae (East of Eden) have been cast in upcoming MBC drama Goodbye Miss Ripley. But the more interesting question is, what the hell is this drama about?? The answer may surprise you. Unless you’re psychic. In which case,... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Shi-young kicks butt
by | March 16, 2011 | 59 Comments
I remember hearing that actress Lee Shi-young (Birth of the Rich) initially took up boxing to get into shape and trim down her already-trim figure to play a tennis champion in Playful Kiss. But she’s quickly become enamored of the sport and has continued to box, and competitively at that.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Gong Hyo-jin and Cha Seung-won confirmed for Discovery of Affection
by | March 16, 2011 | 142 Comments
    YAY!       Via Star News RELATED POSTS Hong Sisters drama hit with accusations of plagiarism Lee Seung-gi won’t reteam with Hong sisters after all Gong Hyo-jin in the next Hong sisters drama? Lee Seung-gi to reteam with Hong sisters? ATHENA: Episode 1 Cha Seung-won recovers, returns... More »

Drama Casting & News
City Hunter holds its first script rehearsal
by | March 15, 2011 | 101 Comments
City Hunter is finally under way with its first rehearsals, as we see in the new photos from the drama’s March 14 script reading, featuring the leads Lee Min-ho (Personal Taste), Park Min-young (Sungkyunkwan Scandal), Lee Jun-hyuk (Three Brothers), and idol starlet Gu Hara in her drama debut. The reading... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jung-jae reunites with Jeon Ji-hyun in caper film
by | March 15, 2011 | 54 Comments
When the “Korean Ocean’s Eleven” was first announced a couple months ago, we knew we could expect a big-name cast, from the attachment of A-lister Lee Jung-jae (The Housemaid) and based on the pattern established by the Hollywood franchise. And yup, the project has now brought onboard a whole slew... More »