Drama Recaps
Coffee House: Page 7
by | June 9, 2010 | 173 Comments
What a fun episode. I was rolling with laughter at some parts, and also feeling loads of sympathy at others — this drama has managed to make everyone pretty darned likable, in my opinion. I know there have been a lot of heated comments pitting the two actresses (and characters)... More »

Drama Casting & News
On the golf course with Birdie Buddy’s cast
by | June 8, 2010 | 22 Comments
The first thing I thought when seeing these photos from Birdie Buddy was, Thank god the dreadlocks are gone. Maybe with that monstrosity out of the way, we’ll be able to focus more on the plot and the drama’s other qualities? The golf drama starring UEE, Lee Da-hee, and Lee... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Nam-gil goofs off on set of Bad Guy
by | June 8, 2010 | 54 Comments
It’s kind of hilarious to see the goofy side of Kim Nam-gil coming out on the set of his drama Bad Guy, since it’s a thriller-melodrama with a darker edge. These photos make up a sort of “before and after” set with the first image showing Kim in character as... More »

Drama Casting & News
Han Eun-jung in Tale of the Fox’s Child
by | June 8, 2010 | 12 Comments
Here’s our first look at leading lady Han Eun-jung in character for KBS’s upcoming Gumiho: Tale of the Fox’s Child, the period thriller series in which she plays a mythical shape-shifting fox. Han expressed her excitement for the role, saying, “It’s a real honor to be playing such a good... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Min-young cast in Sungkyunkwan Scandal
by | June 8, 2010 | 25 Comments
I’d heard the rumors, but now it’s confirmed: Park Min-young (Ja Myung Go) has been chosen as the lead in Sungkyunkwan Scandal, the “campus youth sageuk” drama that follows a group of popular students studying at Sungkyunkwan, an institute of higher learning established in the Joseon era. Park will be... More »

Drama Recaps
Cinderella’s Sister: Episode 20 (Final)
by | June 7, 2010 | 180 Comments
I don’t know if it’s me, but I’m just not hitting it off with finales this time around. [It is SO NOT just you. –javabeans] It’s just, when you think about it…you’ve spent sixteen, or TWENTY friggin episodes in the will-they-or-won’t-they-oh-god-they-won’t-even-get-close, and speak!-please-for-the-love-of-all-that-is-holy-speak! So it’s not asking for too much... More »

Drama Recaps
Bad Guy: Episode 3
by | June 7, 2010 | 59 Comments
A note on the scheduling: Last week, SBS only aired one episode, and this week they’ll air 4 and 5. Next week (June 16 and 17), there will be no broadcast due to World Cup coverage. The normal schedule will resume the following week. It sucks, but what can you... More »

Drama Casting & News
Queen of Housewives returns as Queen of Tears
by | June 7, 2010 | 41 Comments
Nearly two years after enjoying a popular run on MBC, Queen of Housewives will be coming back to television for its promised sequel, and the second season will broadcast with the title Queen of Tears. According to a source with the production team, it will share a similar theme with... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Shin Se-kyung takes on assassin role opposite Song Kang-ho
by | June 7, 2010 | 20 Comments
Now that Shin Se-kyung isn’t doing the gumiho drama anymore, she has announced her next project: a movie project with top actor Song Kang-ho (Thirst) called Blue Salt (a working title). In it, Song Kang-ho plays a retired mafia boss, while Shin Se-kyung is a mysterious woman who is sent... More »

Drama Casting & News
Preview and stills for MBC’s youth drama Running
by | June 7, 2010 | 16 Comments
The drama formerly known as Running Shirt, whose title was briefly changed to Racing Hearts, has gotten a new title just in time for its premiere this week: Running. (Yeah, it’s pretty plain, although the Korean employs a pun; the main character’s last name is Gu, and the title can... More »

Drama Casting & News
Baker King’s official posters and preview video
by | June 6, 2010 | 41 Comments
Posters are out for Baker King Kim Tak-gu, the drama replacing Cinderella’s Sister this week. The one above features the four main leads: (from left to right) Eugene, Yoon Shi-yoon, Joo-won, and Lee Young-ah. Press releases have tossed around comparisons to My Name Is Kim Sam-soon, but I wouldn’t expect... More »