Drama Casting & News
Iris gets a slot on the KBS schedule
by | July 17, 2009 | 25 Comments
News of Iris has been a little quiet lately, even as its star Lee Byung-heon readies for his Hollywood debut in the upcoming action flick GI Joe. The 20 billion won production ($15 million) of KBS drama has finally been given a concrete slot on the schedule: It premieres following... More »


Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 6
by | July 17, 2009 | 63 Comments
(written by Samsooki, editing, layout, design and CH obsession by 0timelost, cleown, and mead33)  City Hall: Episode 6 – One Woman’s Protest, One City’s Hope The battle is on, between City Council Member Joo Hwa, and the lowest ranking Civil Servant and junior secretary Mi Rae. Joo Hwa has just demanded... More »


Drama Casting & News
New face Hong Ah-reum joins cast of Dream
by | July 17, 2009 | 11 Comments
SBS really is aiming their upcoming Dream at the youth market, isn’t it? Which is too bad, since Joo Jin-mo is the best actor in the cast and he’s getting passed over in news and attention for his younger colleague Kim Bum (not that Kim Bum isn’t adorable). With only... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #92
by | July 17, 2009 | 132 Comments
  Hello, Open Thread day! SONG OF THE DAY The Eccentric Opera – “Jupiter,” because I felt like going for something a little different today. [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #91 Open Thread #90 Open Thread #89 Open Thread #88 No tags for this post.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Moon Chae-won added to My Fair Lady
by | July 16, 2009 | 26 Comments
Moon Chae-won has just been added to Yoon Eun-hye‘s comeback drama, which recently changed its title from “Lady Castle” to “Please Take Care of the Young Lady.” The series still retains that latter name as its Korean title [아가씨를 부탁해], but has been listed on KBS World for its global... More »


Drama Recaps
Triple: Episode 9
by | July 16, 2009 | 32 Comments
A cute episode, and one that seems to (finally) be prodding our characters into the next phase of development. I don’t need high angst to keep me interested and I’ve been enjoying the story thus far for that laid-back ambiance, but I also appreciate that the story is moving along... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Opening day for Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival
by | July 16, 2009 | 29 Comments
Jang Nara arrives with father and brother For the next ten days, the city of Bucheon, not far from Seoul in Kyunggi (Gyeonggi) province, is hosting the 13th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival, or PiFan. (Like Pusan International Film Festival, the film festival has kept the old spelling and acronym... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Ha Ji-won’s big-budget summer blockbuster
by | July 16, 2009 | 13 Comments
Ha Ji-won‘s about to come back into the media spotlight with two movies slated for this year: tsunami movie Haeundae and the quieter melodrama My Love By My Side. I’m sure we’ll hear more about My Love By My Side (the Kim Myung-min film featuring him as a Lou Gehrig’s... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Go Jun-hee takes the lead in a romance melodrama
by | July 16, 2009 | 2 Comments
Go Jun-hee (who switched to her stage name after first acting under her real name, Kim Eun-joo), is taking on a leading role in the film Hold Me Tight and Cry (that’s a loose translation for 꼭 껴안고 눈물 핑). She acts alongside Lee Kyun (Hello Franceska), who is back... More »


Kpop News
Park Yong-ha reunites with Park Shi-yeon
by | July 15, 2009 | 15 Comments
Park Yong-ha and Park Shi-yeon may have had a bumpy romance in Story of a Man, but they’re re-teaming for a Park Hyo-shin music video that will take them to Switzerland. Park Yong-ha agreed to take the job as a friend to Park Hyo-shin, while Park Shi-yeon agreed because of... More »


Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 5
by | July 15, 2009 | 40 Comments
(written by Samsooki, editing, layout, design and patience by 0timelost, cleown, and mead33) City Hall: Episode 5 – The Buildup Before The Storm As you may recall from the end of Episode 4, Mi Rae was telling her friends a whopper of a romantic story about what “really” happened between... More »