Celebrity News
Rain’s photo exhibit “Jung Ji-hoon’s Reality”
by | March 14, 2010 | 42 Comments
The next celebrity to take up photography is superstar Rain (aka Jung Ji-hoon), who just participated in a photography exhibit, “Jung Ji-hoon’s Reality.” Rain’s exhibit takes the theme of “My Lovers” and runs from March 12 through 21, and features photos that he took of fans as well as photos... More »

Jung Il-woo immerses himself in theater
by | March 14, 2010 | 32 Comments
Jung Il-woo is currently acting in a small stage play in Seoul, Beautiful Sunday, which has earned him critical and popular favor. In it, he plays a gay man with AIDS, but despite that grim-sounding setup his character is described as bright and lovable. Jung recently gave an interview about... More »

Drama Casting & News
UEE busy with golf practice for Birdie Buddy
by | March 13, 2010 | 17 Comments
In anticipation for her second drama project, popstarlet-turned-actress UEE is completely immersing herself in golf practice for Birdie Buddy, where she plays a tomboy from Gangwon-do (where the series will film) who rises to success as a gifted golfer. This is UEE’s first leading role after she played a manipulative... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Jack-of-all-trades Gu Hye-sun’s secret: “I’m a workaholic”
by | March 13, 2010 | 101 Comments
Gu Hye-sun hasn’t been acting for the past year, and is currently wrapping up work on her first feature film. (She made her directorial debut with a short film last year.) Here’s a recent interview where she talks about her myriad artistic interests and how these different pursuits culminate with... More »

Drama Recaps
Personal Taste (the novel): Part 2
by | March 12, 2010 | 58 Comments
Now that the premise is established, this is where the plot really gets going. Some of my favorite bits are in these chapters, because this is where the gay/not-gay misunderstandings start to unravel, and hate turns to uh-oh-maybe-not-hate? (In case you missed the intro, here are Chapters 1-3.) Tags: books,... More »

Drama Casting & News
At the auditions for campus drama What’s Up
by | March 12, 2010 | 24 Comments
What’s Up — the upcoming campus drama set in a university musical department — has finished its open auditions with 10 new discoveries. These fresh faces will join the main cast, which features Im Joo-hwan (Tamra the Island), Im Joo-eun (Hon), Big Bang’s Daesung, Jeon Hye-jin (Smile), and model Lee... More »

Drama Casting & News
The Princess is appointed Prosecutor
by | March 12, 2010 | 27 Comments
Kim So-yeon, in character as Ma Hye-ri, is appointed prosecutor in these latest stills from her drama Prosecutor Princess, which were shot at a university in Sanggye-dong, Seoul. The scene will appear in the drama’s first episode. Even with her ceremonial robe on, you can catch a glimpse of Hye-ri’s... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #126
by | March 12, 2010 | 218 Comments
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Drama Recaps
The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry: Episode 13
by | March 11, 2010 | 76 Comments
The Angst! Oh, the angst. There’s plenty of it to go round and round, though it’s Min-jae’s episode to shine, as he is understandably the one most squeaked out by the mother-girlfriend-boyfriend sharing. Yeah, come on…that’s weird. I’m surprised he didn’t toss his cookies right in front of them, but... More »

Drama Casting & News
And finally, Seo Woo in Cinderella’s Sister
by | March 11, 2010 | 42 Comments
Finally, a glimpse of Seo Woo! We’ve had many promo stills released of Moon Geun-young, Chun Jung-myung, and Taecyeon, but nary a one of Seo Woo, who’s playing the Cinderella in Cinderella’s Sister. Seo Woo has quite the young naif thing working for her, so she suits the role pretty... More »

Drama Casting & News
Personal Taste preview clip(s)
by | March 11, 2010 | 71 Comments
First off, this just goes to show how important music selection is, because these two previews use different background music. The above is the one on Korean sites, but it looks like the version on Youtube isn’t allowed to use Green Day. (At least I think that explains the change.)... More »