Celebrity News
More on the drug scandal
by | April 27, 2009 | 138 Comments
Joo Ji-hoon, Yoon Seol-hee Actress Yoon Seol-hee is the main player in the drug scandal that erupted over the weekend, but as Joo Ji-hoon is the most recognizable name, he’s getting a lot of the attention. There’s also some confusion about the facts, but to reiterate: Joo Ji-hoon was NOT... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
“Mother”‘s mother-son pair at film press conference
by | April 26, 2009 | 37 Comments
Aww, how sweet. The majority of photos coming out of the April 27 press conference for the film Mother [마도] are focused on Won Bin — but you can’t really blame the press, because it has been so freaking long since he has been in the spotlight, and fans have... More »


Kpop News
Lee Da-hae couples up with Baek Sung-hyun
by | April 26, 2009 | 70 Comments
Lee Da-hae is so pretty. She’s also five years older than actor Baek Sung-hyun (20), with whom she pairs up in a new music video, and while the age difference is pretty evident, they still look pretty good together. The two actors are featured in kpop singer Kim Hyung-joong‘s rather... More »


Celebrity News
Jang Dong-gun and Yoo Jae-suk Cheer You Up
by | April 26, 2009 | 44 Comments
Film actor Jang Dong-gun (Typhoon, Friend) and much-loved and ubiquitous television MC Yoo Jae-suk (Infinity Challenge, Good Sunday, Happy Together 3, X Man) — who, by the way, are the same age — recently teamed up to shoot the “Cheer You Up” Campaign [힘내세요 캠페인] for fashion brand Giordano. And,... More »


Drama Casting & News
MBC winds up for baseball drama Strike Love
by | April 26, 2009 | 18 Comments
MBC’s upcoming baseball drama Strike Love [2009외인구단, for which I previously used the literal translation Alien Baseball Team], is another drama adapted from a popular manhwa, and has fans eager for its premiere next month. The sports-themed series stars Yoon Tae-young (Legend) in the lead role of baseball player Kachi,... More »


Celebrity News
Joo Ji-hoon busted for drug use
by | April 25, 2009 | 402 Comments
Whoa. Five people have been busted for drug trafficking, selling, and/or use — and three of them celebrities. Most shocking is the involvement of popular actor Joo Ji-hoon, of movies Antique Bakery and The Naked Kitchen. A representative from the Seoul police’s drug investigation department told reporters on April 26,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Seok-hoon rejoins filming
by | April 25, 2009 | 7 Comments
Actor Kim Seok-hoon of the currently airing drama Iron Empress (Empress Cheon-chu), who was in a pretty serious car accident two weeks ago, is back to work. The weekend historical series had found itself in a tight spot with their lead actor out of commission, and Kim had felt guilty... More »


Celebrity News
Like father, like (adorable) son
by | April 25, 2009 | 33 Comments
Oh gawwwwd, this is too cute. The babycheeks! The fauxhawk! The matching daddy-son hoodies! The boy grabbing a small inanimate object that dwarfs him in comparison! (Btw, does this mean that son Ha-rang going to follow in kpopper Papa’s footsteps?) On the morning of April 25, Sean (of Jinusean and... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Release date nears for Blood: The Last Vampire
by | April 24, 2009 | 36 Comments
(What’s with all the vampires lately, huh?) Although the Hollywood debut for Jeon Ji-hyun (or Gianna Jun) was announced over a year and a half ago, there hasn’t been a whole lot of news about it. Now that Blood: The Last Vampire‘s worldwide release is coming up, though, the press... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Thirst’s preview attracts A-list VIPs
by | April 24, 2009 | 51 Comments
Whoaaa. Check out this new still from the vampire film Thirst [박쥐], which recently confirmed that it will be screening at Cannes International Film Festival later this year. The much-buzzed-about film held its press conference and VIP preview screening on the afternoon of April 24 in Seoul. Given the movie’s... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #80
by | April 24, 2009 | 182 Comments
  You know the drill. Talk! SONG OF THE DAY Aqualung -“Strange and Beautiful (I’ll Put a Spell On You).” Not a new song, but I’m in the mood for something nostalgic. [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #79 Open Thread #78 Open Thread #77 Open Thread #76 No... More »