Chungmuro/Film News
A Million has its press conference
by | June 16, 2009 | 37 Comments
The movie Billion [10억] seems to have adopted the English-language title A Million, which is odd since the title literally means “a billion.” I can only surmise that this is a rough conversion of money, since 1 billion won is a little less than 1 million dollars, which is the... More »

Drama Casting & News
New idol star drama in the works
by | June 16, 2009 | 44 Comments
Clockwise: 2NE1, 2PM, Wonder Girls, Shinee Hmmm. With the idol-group trend on the rise lately, and a new idol group popping up seemingly every month, SBS is planning a television series all about them. (No, the above-pictured stars aren’t (necessarily) in it.) In contrast to all those variety shows featuring... More »

Celebrity News
Kim So-eun in Singles and a new drama
by | June 16, 2009 | 47 Comments
Kim So-eun trades her usual long, straight locks for a curly mop and a smoky eye in the July issue of Singles. Inside the magazine, the interview with Kim talks of the roles she’s taken on as a child actor, as well as her breakout role playing Chae Shi-ra‘s younger... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Bum, you’ve got some work(ing out) to do
by | June 15, 2009 | 57 Comments
Julien Kang …and that’s because here we have a couple of new photos showing off the hard bod of Julien Kang, an actor who plays a fellow mixed martial arts fighter character in the upcoming SBS drama Dream. Not only does Julien have the muscular physique to play such an... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Dong-gun enlists next month
by | June 15, 2009 | 32 Comments
With the year half-over, expect more 28-year-old actors to cram in last projects and head off for their mandatory military service, since 1981-ers who have not yet completed their requirement will have to fulfill it this year. Actor and singer Lee Dong-gun has announced that he will be heading off... More »

Drama Casting & News
Swallow the Sun heads to Las Vegas
by | June 15, 2009 | 31 Comments
Ji Sung and Sung Yuri are heading to Las Vegas for the latest shoots of their upcoming SBS drama Swallow the Sun [태양을 삼켜라] (aka the All In sequel). The actors and crew left Korea for the States on June 16, and plan to shoot there for approximately two weeks.... More »

Celebrity News
Kissing couple Song Seung-heon and Han Ye-seul
by | June 15, 2009 | 21 Comments
Soon after the pairing of top stars Won Bin and Shin Mina as a kissing couple for coffee brand Maxim, another high-profile pairing is being used to push a product: Song Seung-heon (East of Eden) and Han Ye-seul (Tazza) are showing off some affection in their new ad for LG’s... More »

Celebrity News
A third child for Sean and Jung Hye-young
by | June 14, 2009 | 17 Comments
Congratulations to the happy couple! Kpop singer Sean and actress Jung Hye-young are known around the biz for their super-sweet displays of affection and their adorable two children, whom they sometimes bring along with them on public events. Now the couple has added a third child to their family, born... More »

Drama Recaps
Story of a Man: Episode 19
by | June 14, 2009 | 48 Comments
It was hard picking a good screencap today because all of them are such huge spoilers to the plot. (Seriously? OMG WUT THE HELL, EPISODE 19?? Are you trying to give me a heart attack? I’d been spoiled as to one huge thing (well, several), but not one in particular,... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Min-ho released from hospital, plans fanmeeting
by | June 14, 2009 | 45 Comments
Lee Min-ho‘s been planning his leg surgery for a while now and postponed it once or twice; now he’s finally done it. His management revealed in a phone interview on the 14th that the actor is currently at home recovering after having surgery on June 5. He was expected to... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Something To Do Before Dying releases in July
by | June 13, 2009 | 18 Comments
I’m not quite sure what to think about this movie — whether it’s poorly conceived or timely, sensitive or insensitive. There’s a new film coming out next month, and it’s called Something To Do Before Dying [죽기전에 해야할 몇가지 것들] and deals with the topic of suicide. The main character... More »