Celebrity News
Chuno’s Han Jung-soo in Men’s Health
by | February 25, 2010 | 55 Comments
Wow, what a gorgeous shot of a gorgeous man. Speaking of Chuno, here’s another of its buzzmaking cast members: slave-hunting warrior General Choi, aka actor Han Jung-soo, in a spread for March’s issue of Men’s Health magazine. He’s currently making a name for himself as part of Jang Hyuk‘s band... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Ki-woong joins the slaves in Chuno
by | February 25, 2010 | 22 Comments
With this week’s episodes, Park Ki-woong joins the cast of Chuno, briefly appearing in Episode 15 before being featured in earnest in Thursday’s Episode 16. (A few more spoilery bits beyond the jump.) This is Park’s first role in a sageuk; until last year, he was more known for an... More »

Drama Casting & News
Press conference for A Man Called God
by | February 25, 2010 | 108 Comments
February 25 was production press conference day for MBC’s new weekend series A Man Called God, starring Song Il-kook, and was held at Seoul’s Sogongdong Lotte Hotel. The entire main cast was present: Song as main character Choi Kang-ta, a billionaire and spy also going by the names “Peter Pan”... More »

Drama Casting & News
Im Joo-hwan’s Marriage War
by | February 25, 2010 | 11 Comments
If you’ll recall, there’s a short (two-episode) special drama starring Im Joo-hwan that is set to air soon, which will precede his full-length drama role in the upcoming What’s Up. It had previously been titled Hyunhaetan Marriage War, where “Hyunhaetan” refers to the strait between Korea and Japan and is... More »

Drama Casting & News
Han Ji-hye cast in a Chinese drama
by | February 24, 2010 | 22 Comments
Han Ji-hye (East of Eden) has chosen a Chinese drama as her next project, a 26-episode series that has her working with director Huang Jianzhong (As You Wish, Good Woman). She plays the lead character, a Korean woman named Jeon Chae-hee who goes to China in search of her mother.... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Yuna is a ratings queen
by | February 24, 2010 | 59 Comments
Much has been made of the incredible pressure surrounding figure skater Kim Yuna‘s bid for an Olympic gold medal, and although the phrase “all eyes are on her” is usually just a figure of speech, with Yuna it’s pretty much true in a literal sense. The television broadcast for her... More »

Celebrity News
Go Soo in March’s W Korea
by | February 24, 2010 | 72 Comments
Mmmm, more Go Soo… Check out the actor, most recently of SBS’s Will It Snow For Christmas, in a spread for the March issue of fashion magazine W Korea. The issue will also feature an accompanying interview with the star. Referring to the term that arose out of his drama... More »

Drama Casting & News
Cast photos at Road No. 1’s MOU signing ceremony
by | February 24, 2010 | 31 Comments
On February 24, the actors of MBC’s upcoming war series Road No. 1 attended the MOU (memorandum of signing) ceremony for the drama. Above is the lead star So Ji-sub; below are his love interest, Kim Ha-neul, and friend played by Yoon Kye-sang. Tags: Kim Haneul, Road No. 1, So... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Jae-wook and Kim Joon in mobile drama
by | February 24, 2010 | 22 Comments
Kim Jae-wook (Antique Bakery) and T-MAX’s rapper Kim Joon (Boys Before Flowers) have been cast as the leads of a new Korean-Japanese co-production called Pygmalion’s Love (subtitle: Give Me Your Memory). The project is a “mobile drama,” meaning that it will not air on television but be available as mobile... More »

Drama Casting & News
Promo photos for Personal Taste
by | February 24, 2010 | 103 Comments
Promo pics are out for Personal Taste! I’ll freely admit that this is the upcoming drama that has grabbed my interest the most, partly due to its giggly-funny premise, partly due to its fab lead actors, and partly because I’m currently reading the novel. (Never fear, when I’m done I’ll... More »

Drama Recaps
Wish Upon a Star: Episode 14
by | February 23, 2010 | 114 Comments
Could these two be any more adorable? And to think, when the drama first aired, silly Pa-rang was my least favorite sibling. (For shame.) In keeping with this drama’s pattern, there are so many cute, funny, heartwarming moments that it’s too bad that there are other hateful characters muddying up... More »