Celebrity News
See you in two years, Lee Dong-gun
by | June 14, 2010 | 32 Comments
As previously announced, singer-actor Lee Dong-gun began his military service on the afternoon of June 15, when he headed to the army reserve unit in Chuncheon. Per his wishes for a quiet enlistment with little fanfare, Lee had only made the announcement of his departure two days ahead of time... More »

Drama Casting & News
The Fox Child reveals her gumiho face
by | June 14, 2010 | 23 Comments
Here’s our first look at the half-fox, half-human child played by actress Kim Yoo-jung in the upcoming sageuk horror-thriller Gumiho: Tale of the Fox’s Child. Above she is in her “normal” human guise, but the character comes into her mythical gumiho powers at the age of 10, which necessitates a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Seung-soo cast in I Am Legend
by | June 14, 2010 | 20 Comments
Finally, news of a male cast member for upcoming romantic comedy series I Am Legend! Kim Seung-soo is joining the drama one year after his last (Job Well Done) and plays a prestigious lawyer who is the youngest ever partner at his top-notch law firm. Described as witty and confident,... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Sector 7 beefs up its cast
by | June 14, 2010 | 8 Comments
Ahn Sung-ki, Ha Ji-won Ha Ji-won‘s blockbuster 3D action movie Sector 7 has packed its cast with more name stars just as it readies to begin shooting this week. Produced by the man behind last year’s disaster movie Haeundae and directed by the man behind May 18, the project has... More »

Drama Casting & News
Road No. 1 wraps filming
by | June 14, 2010 | 22 Comments
The drama is a week and a half from its premiere, but already MBC’s Road No. 1 has completed all the filming on its 16 episodes. The production wrapped on June 12 and is now in post-production, meeting its goal of being 100% done with shooting prior to broadcast. I’m... More »

Celebrity News
After postponement, Lee Dong-gun enlists this week
by | June 13, 2010 | 40 Comments
As a Korean citizen born in 1980, actor Lee Dong-gun should have entered the military for his mandatory service no later than last year, and in fact he had received his papers and planned to enlist last summer. However, due to health reasons, he requested and was granted an extension.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jang Young-nam joins I Am Legend
by | June 13, 2010 | 19 Comments
SBS’s upcoming drama I Am Legend has cast its lead, Kim Jung-eun, and now adds Jang Young-nam as her rival. The drama gets going when Jeon-seol (Kim) has had enough of being mistreated as the daughter-in-law to a snooty family prestigious in legal circles, and files for a divorce. She... More »

Celebrity News
Go Hyun-jung holds first-ever fanmeeting
by | June 13, 2010 | 40 Comments
Twenty-one years after making her acting debut, Go Hyun-jung held her very first fanmeeting on June 13. The event was held at the CGV Art Hall in Times Square in Seoul’s Youngdeungpo neighborhood, with a group of 500 attendees. Although her What’s Up Fox co-star Chun Jung-myung had initially been... More »

Screen stars take to the stage in Fool For Love
by | June 12, 2010 | 10 Comments
Fool For Love is an upcoming theater play featuring some familiar screen faces, such as actresses Kim Hyo-jin (Happiness) and Kim Jung-hwa (When Night Comes), above, who are double-cast in the leading role of May. Three actors will share the role of Eddie: Park Gun-hyung (Kingdom of the Wind), Jo... More »

Drama Casting & News
Drama in dramaland: Actress hit with backlash over casting comments
by | June 12, 2010 | 69 Comments
Oh Yeon-soo, Park Joo-mi Let this be a lesson to actors everywhere: Don’t shoot off your mouth, especially in public. Oh, and the Korean public hates when their celebrities boast, even if they didn’t intend to be arrogant. Also, Korean celebrities have really thin skin. (But we knew that.) Actress... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Sun-ah holds her first fanmeeting in Taiwan
by | June 11, 2010 | 20 Comments
Kim Sun-ah is heading to Taiwan for her first-ever fanmeeting there this weekend. This trip is part of promotional activities for Kim’s last drama, City Hall, which enjoyed a successful run in Taiwan earlier this year. (Of course, there’s still a lot of love for Kim for her smash success... More »