Kpop News
New single “Just Drag” by Jang Geun-seok
by | September 9, 2009 | 36 Comments
Jang Geun-seok is one of those actors, like Lee Min-ki, who is better at acting than singing but seems to have a strong interest in pursuing music on the side. His latest recording is the digital single “Just Drag,” which was released online on September 10. Jang actually has a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yun-ho braces for criticism
by | September 9, 2009 | 55 Comments
The first reviews are starting to come in for the first episode of Heading to the Ground, which aired today (I haven’t watched it yet, but I plan to), and the reaction is tentative and mixed. Most acknowledge that headliner and newbie actor Jung Yun-ho‘s acting is still raw and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Iris releases its newest poster
by | September 8, 2009 | 65 Comments
Upcoming spy drama Iris has had the same poster forever (you know, this one) so it’s nice to see them come out with a new look, just a month before its October premiere on KBS. This image is a little more active than the first one (which was fairly static)... More »

Drama Recaps
Triple: Episode 14
by | September 8, 2009 | 25 Comments
Two more episodes left… It’s almost odd how Triple is nearing its end but doesn’t feel like it’s winding down. Perhaps that’s because it’s already so meandering to begin with, and I don’t mean that as an insult. It’s that this drama is SO slice-of-life that you almost don’t see... More »

Drama Casting & News
It’s revenge vs. revenge in Angel’s Temptation
by | September 8, 2009 | 27 Comments
Bae Soo-bin won over viewers with his appealing character in Brilliant Legacy, but takes a different turn as a revenge-seeker in SBS’s upcoming makjang drama Angel’s Temptation [천사의 유혹]. The drama comes from the writer of Wife’s Temptation and director of First Wives Club, and had initially cast Yoon So-yi... More »

Drama Casting & News
Drama prospect on the horizon for Jeon Ji-hyun
by | September 8, 2009 | 19 Comments
Jeon Ji-hyun is currently eyeing new projects, and may possibly be returning to television in a drama series. She has reportedly received an offer to star in a drama currently in its preparation stages, and is said to be considering it seriously. The plot centers around a woman who is... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yun-ho gets rescued in Heading to the Ground
by | September 7, 2009 | 25 Comments
I think my excitement for MBC’s Heading to the Ground [맨땅에 헤딩] has been slowly but steadily shrinking ever since Kim Rae-won had to drop out. The drama makes its premiere this week as the new prime-time Wednesday-Thursday offering, and the production has just released a fresh set of stills.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Tamra will air complete version overseas, not at home
by | September 7, 2009 | 46 Comments
Despite fan furor, the decision to cut Tamra the Island down to 16 episodes still stands, but the MBC drama will be exported abroad with its 20 episodes intact. This mirrors the scenario for MBC’s similarly chopped Strike Love, which was cut to 16 in Korea but exported to Japan... More »

Drama Casting & News
The two Jung Yumis
by | September 7, 2009 | 12 Comments
Jung Yumi (26) and Jung Yumi (23) If you’re confused by the two Jung Yumis currently active in the k-entertainment world, you’re not the only one. Apparently the two actresses, ages 23 and 26, have been on the receiving end of repeated confusion because of their shared name, as the... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Im Soo-jung stars in Thai film
by | September 7, 2009 | 7 Comments
Actress Im Soo-jung (Happiness, I’m a Cyborg But It’s Okay) has just wrapped filming on a Thai short film at the end of August, called Phuket. The plot of Phuket features the movie star playing a movie star; her “Jin” character is a famous Korean actress who grows tired of... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Good morning, three presidents
by | September 6, 2009 | 21 Comments
The first posters are out of Jang Dong-gun’s latest movie, Good Morning President [굿모닝 프레지던트], which features him as one of three presidents along with Lee Soon-jae and Go Du-shim. Each presidential figure is noteworthy in his/her own way: Jang Dong-gun’s character is a handsome and single president (Han Chae-young... More »