Drama Recaps
The Man Who Can’t Get Married: Episode 1
by | July 7, 2009 | 66 Comments
First of all, much thanks to Javabeans for letting me commandeer her site so I could post these recaps and putting up with all my questions. Second, I have to say that I’m really enjoying this show much more than I expected. I am watching the show ahead of where... More »


Drama Casting & News
Swine flu interrupts production for Swallow the Sun
by | July 6, 2009 | 21 Comments
Eep! The team working on SBS’s new big-budget Wednesday-Thursday drama Swallow the Sun has been hit by swine flu as four crew members have tested positive for the illness. With only a day (and a half) left before its July 8 premiere, the production has been advised by health officials... More »


Celebrity News
Rain eyes a return to television dramas
by | July 6, 2009 | 41 Comments
Singer, actor, fashion designer, entertainment company CEO, and all-around entertainer Rain is said to be eyeing a return to broadcast television later this year. According to a rep from Rain’s company J.Tune Entertainment, the star has been looking favorably at several proposals for drama roles, and plans to make his... More »


Drama Casting & News
Sibling rivalries take to the small screen
by | July 6, 2009 | 8 Comments
Ratings battles are always part of the trials and tribulations of television dramas, but is the experience better or worse when one is going up against one’s own sibling? It’s not a common scenario, because while there are several sets of famous siblings in the biz, like Kim Tae-hee and... More »


Celebrity News
Kang Ji-hwan celebrates Japanese fan club anniversary
by | July 6, 2009 | 31 Comments
Actor Kang Ji-hwan (so cute!) celebrated the first anniversary of his official Japanese fan club, and recently traveled to Kobe (July 3) and Tokyo (July 5) for fanmeetings commemorating the event. The attendance was pretty high; Kobe’s fanmeeting held 2,000 fans, while the one at Tokyo International Forum in Yurakucho... More »


Celebrity News
Hyun Bin and Seo Hyo-rim kiss for Outback
by | July 5, 2009 | 27 Comments
Hyun Bin may be currently appearing in a dark, intense drama (Friend, Our Legend), but he takes a decidedly light-hearted approach in his latest CF. In this new CF for restaurant franchise Outback Steakhouse, he and actress Seo Hyo-rim cozy up together but are thwarted by food (Hyun Bin moves... More »


Celebrity News
Park Ki-woong scores a timely hit
by | July 5, 2009 | 20 Comments
Another interview with a Story of a Man cast member! Like his castmate Kim Kang-woo, I’ve previously featured an interview with Park Ki-woong, but these 10 Asia features are such great reading. (I don’t get why there aren’t similarly in-depth interviews with the drama’s actual star, Park Yong-ha! I’ve seen... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lady Castle looks for a new name
by | July 5, 2009 | 34 Comments
Looks like the upcoming KBS miniseries Lady Castle [레이디캐슬] will probably be broadcasting under a different name, as explained by production company Lee Kim Productions. To that end, they invited online users to vote on the potential new title on the KBS drama homepage on July 2 and 3. The... More »


Celebrity News
Park Shi-hoo gets star treatment in Japan
by | July 5, 2009 | 20 Comments
Park Shi-hoo experienced some star treatment as he arrived at Japan’s Haneda Airport on July 4 to a waiting crowd of approximately 500 Japanese fans. He had flown in for his “2009 First Story of Park Shi-hoo” event on July 5, which marks his first fanmeeting event in Japan. Park... More »


Celebrity News
Fans flock to Gu Hye-sun’s art exhibit
by | July 4, 2009 | 24 Comments
As you may know, actress Gu Hye-sun (Boys Before Flowers) has been planning an exhibition of her drawings, which just opened this week in Seoul’s Insadong La Mer Gallery. The exhibition is showing under the name “Tango” — which you may recall is also the title of her recently released... More »


Celebrity News
Honey Lee at a Neutrogena fan-signing
by | July 4, 2009 | 27 Comments
Ah, Honey Lee is so pretty. The classical musician, former Miss Korea, and now actress is currently the face of Neutrogena; as its brand model, she held a promotional fan-signing on July 4 as a tie-in event with their sunblock product. You can currently watch Honey Lee acting in the... More »