Drama Casting & News
Comrades remake attracts interest from Hollywood
by | June 6, 2010 | 39 Comments
Park Yong-ha‘s next drama is based on the 1996 Hong Kong film Comrades: Almost A Love Story (aka Tian mi mi) and has taken on a new title: Love Song (which is still a working title). And according to production company Verdi Media, Hollywood studio Warner Bros. (which owns the... More »

Drama Casting & News
The many faces of Road No. 1’s So Ji-sub
by | June 5, 2010 | 66 Comments
With just a few more weeks till MBC unveils its Korean War drama Road No. 1, here’s a look at star So Ji-sub in several of his guises as the main character, Jung-woo. The melodrama boasts a hefty production budget of 13 billion won, large-scale battle scenes, and heart-wrenching romance... More »

Drama Casting & News
Fans speculate about Prosecutor Princess Season 2
by | June 5, 2010 | 98 Comments
While Prosecutor Princess originally had a fairly slow start, being called the Wed/Thur drama with the worst casting, by the end of its run, Prosecutor Princess’s low ratings were reversed and reruns and internet viewings have become so high that the team has stated “rating? Let the dog take it”... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Third cast member added to Finding Kim Jong-wook
by | June 4, 2010 | 3 Comments
The movie Finding Kim Jong-wook pairs actor-friends Im Soo-jung (Jeon Woo Chi) and Gong Yoo (Coffee Prince), and drew notice as soon as it was announced for being the latter’s acting comeback after completing his two years of mandatory army service. Now the film has cast its third lead, new... More »

Drama Casting & News
Running Shirt gets a title change
by | June 4, 2010 | 5 Comments
Baek Sung-hyun, Park Min-young, Yoo Yeon-seok MBC’s sports/youth drama formerly called Running Shirt [난닝구] has gotten a new title just in time for its airdate next Wednesday, and is now called Racing Heart [심장이 뛴다]. Which is probably more appropriate, as the four-episode drama combines the story of a marathon... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jeon Ji-hyun turns down Runaway
by | June 4, 2010 | 24 Comments
Jeon Ji-hyun, Lee Na-young As soon as Rain confirmed his drama comeback in Runaway (the next project from Chuno‘s writer-director team), speculation arose about who would be cast as his leading lady, and Jeon Ji-hyun‘s name rose to the top of lists as a likely prospect. However, a source with... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #138
by | June 4, 2010 | 186 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
Drama version of Civil Servant in the works
by | June 3, 2010 | 45 Comments
The hit action-comedy movie Level 7 Civil Servant (aka 7th Grade Civil Servant aka My Girlfriend Is An Agent) is getting remade into a drama series, and is currently in the planning stages with Apple Tree Pictures, which produced comedy series The Man Who Can’t Marry and thriller drama Time... More »

Celebrity News
Song Joong-ki as a bad boy in High Cut
by | June 3, 2010 | 35 Comments
Song Joong-ki is so pretty, even dressed and styled as a “bad boy” for his High Cut magazine photo spread. (They do tend to have interesting photo shoots, don’t they?) And while the smoky eye isn’t my favorite look on men, I love Song Joong-ki and he still looks hot.... More »

Celebrity News
Jang Geun-seok wraps up Asian tour in Japan
by | June 3, 2010 | 100 Comments
Since March, Jang Geun-seok has been busy traveling on his Asian tour, which has taken him to Taiwan, Beijing, and Singapore. Last but not least, he headed to Japan for May 29 and 30 fanmeetings in Tokyo and Osaka, which is where the photos below come from. Both events drew... More »

Celebrity News
Han Ji-hye publishes autobiographical essay collection
by | June 3, 2010 | 7 Comments
Another actor gives book-writing a whirl: Han Ji-hye (Like the Moon Escaping From Clouds) recently published My Fair Lady, a collection of “autobiographical lifestyle essays.” The volume focuses on Han’s hobbies and daily life rather than on her onscreen work and contains Han’s writings about her current experiences as a... More »