Celebrity News
Won Bin in Bazaar and at Cannes
by | May 17, 2009 | 36 Comments
Won Bin is currently in France for the Cannes Film Festival, along with the cast and director of his latest film, the Bong Joon-ho-directed thriller Mother (see pics below); this coincides with his latest France-set photo shoot (with the Eiffel Tower in the background, natch) for the June issue of... More »

Drama Casting & News
Daniel Henney’s U.S. drama picked up for fall
by | May 17, 2009 | 44 Comments
Get ready to see Daniel Henney on U.S. television — his pilot, CBS drama series Three Rivers, has been given the green light for the fall season. (The network will make the official announcement on Wednesday, but the news has already been leaked and the show has been given the... More »

Drama Recaps
The Sons of Sol Pharmacy House / My Too Perfect Sons
by | May 17, 2009 | 78 Comments
The weekend KBS drama Sons of Sol Pharmacy House [솔약국집아들들], which also goes by the title My Too Perfect Sons, isn’t the type of drama I usually go for. It’s a family drama with 50 episodes, and therefore has lower production values than a primetime weekday drama, and feels rather... More »

Celebrity News
Han Ji-hye sings on Chocolate
by | May 16, 2009 | 27 Comments
Television actress Han Ji-hye‘s latest two projects are a digital single and shoe designing, both of which she demonstrated at the May 16 recording of talk show Kim Jung-eun’s Chocolate (which will broadcast on the 23rd). On the program, Han drew some designs, showed off her shoes, and sang the... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
No Forgiveness for Han Hye-jin and Sol Kyung-gu
by | May 15, 2009 | 8 Comments
Jumong and Terroir actress Han Hye-jin has a new project lined up, and it’s a film called No Forgiveness [용서는 없다], which co-stars Sol Kyung-gu of such films as Public Enemy Returns and Voice of a Murder. He’s also the recently announced fiancé to On Air actress Song Yoon-ah. No... More »

Kpop News
Shin Mina sings with Loveholics
by | May 15, 2009 | 20 Comments
Actress Shin Mina (Naked Kitchen, Devil) will be lending her vocals as guest singer with rock band Loveholic — or, as they’re known now, Loveholics. Lead singer Jisun left the band to go solo two years ago, and the remaining two groupmates Lee Jae-hak and Kang Hyun-min have chosen to... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #83
by | May 15, 2009 | 115 Comments
  Friday again. Thank goodness for that, right? SONG OF THE DAY Ryuichi Sakamoto – “The Lang Song – Music for Artelligent City (One Winter Day remix).” I was making new ringtones for my cell this week, and remembered how awesome this song is, and now I have the most... More »

Drama Recaps
Story of a Man: Episode 11
by | May 14, 2009 | 50 Comments
This was a very good episode for cute Kyung-tae moments. Aw! Also, with the plot turning to Do-woo’s next phase in his master plan, we turn away from matters of the stock market and more into local government. I like that, because we aren’t overstaying welcomes in the plot points... More »

Celebrity News
Han Ji-hye sings “Luv Luv”
by | May 14, 2009 | 13 Comments
East of Eden actress Han Ji-hye has recorded a song before, but now she’s at it again. Not content to stick with acting, modeling, and shoe designing, she’s recorded a digital single to be released on May 18 titled “Luv Luv.” The song is described as upbeat electro-pop, and will... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Jeon Ji-hyun criticized for “Hollywood debut” exaggerations
by | May 14, 2009 | 34 Comments
Jeon Ji-hyun‘s Hollywood debut has been buzzed about for practically two years, and although previews have finally come out for Blood: The Last Vampire, there has still been no official U.S. release announced (July has been mentioned as a tentative possibility). It seems that Korean fans and netizens are growing... More »

Drama Casting & News
Baek Sung-hyun shakes off minor filming injury
by | May 14, 2009 | 33 Comments
Twenty-year-old cutie Baek Sung-hyun (Our School E.T., Stairway to Heaven) is currently playing a movie star’s rebellious younger brother in KBS’s Accidental Couple and had a minor injury while filming the drama. In Episode 5, his character gets into a fight with Hwang Jung-min (who is entering into a contract... More »