Drama Casting & News
City Hunter confirms casting Park Min-young
by | February 20, 2011 | 148 Comments
The news was hinted recently, and now it’s confirmed: Park Min-young will play the lead in the City Hunter adaptation starring Lee Min-ho. Ehh, I wasn’t enthusiastic about the prospect of Park in the Kaori role before, but it seems the new adaptation will have a number of differences with... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Uhm Jung-hwa turns Dancing Queen for the big screen
by | February 20, 2011 | 23 Comments
Sometimes movie descriptions are woefully bland and don’t do the project justice, and sometimes they’re delightfully vivid from the first sentence. It’s the latter case for Dancing Queen, the new movie starring pop queen Uhm Jung-hwa and Hwang Jung-min: The wife of a candidate for Seoul mayor becomes a dance... More »

Celebrity News
Jung Hye-young for Marie Claire
by | February 20, 2011 | 45 Comments
Gorgeous actress Jung Hye-young (Playful Kiss, Return of Iljimae) shows that being 38 and the mother of three doesn’t mean you can’t work it on the pages of a magazine, and then some. What’s your secret, and can you share with the rest of the class? The shoot is decidedly... More »

Drama Recaps
ATHENA: Episode 13
by | February 19, 2011 | 38 Comments
Ack! Jung Woo knows! He knows! I’m so proud – our Jung Woo is not as dumb as we think he is! Or is he? I felt that this episode was a step back from the build-up of the previous three. When you have so much plot and excitement going... More »

Drama Casting & News
Royal Family teaser and stills
by | February 19, 2011 | 45 Comments
The first preview has been released for MBC’s Royal Family, which follows My Princess but bears very little resemblance to that show, despite the similarity in their names. Where My Princess is fluffy and romance-centric, Royal Family is going for a darker, more serious vibe, as you can see in... More »

Drama Casting & News
Noh Min-woo gets in bed for Midas
by | February 19, 2011 | 93 Comments
Funny what a difference one project makes: After Pasta and My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho, all I could muster for Pretty Emo Boy Noh Min-woo was indifference. Then you put him in four episodes of ’80s-music-themed Rock Rock Rock, and suddenly he’s adorable, energetic, and emotive. I’m hoping it’s the... More »

Drama Recaps
ATHENA: Episode 12
by | February 18, 2011 | 28 Comments
I know I’ve said all kinds of things about Athena. Mostly bad things. Okay, all of them were bad. Let me tell you, though, that this episode is full of win. Maybe it’s some kind of Stockholm Syndrome, or maybe it really was the most entertaining episode since it begun.... More »

Drama Casting & News
New stills from 49 Days
by | February 18, 2011 | 77 Comments
Here are some more stills from the drama 49 Days, in which a young woman (Nam Gyuri, of Life Is Beautiful) is given a second chance at life, using the body of another woman (Lee Yo-won, of Queen Seon-deok). When the drama starts out, Nam Gyuri’s character Ji-hyun is at... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Gu Hye-sun sets up film production company
by | February 18, 2011 | 131 Comments
Actress-director Gu Hye-sun has established her own company, Gu Hye-sun Film, and had in fact set it up back when she was filming her first feature film, Magic. The company is more of a formality than anything, as it employs no workers and is not planning to operate on a... More »

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by | February 18, 2011 | 457 Comments
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