Drama Casting & News
Kim Hee-sun and Lee Jun-ki are top contenders for medical drama
by | February 14, 2010 | 24 Comments
A new historical drama may be the meeting ground for Kim Hee-sun and Lee Jun-ki: the former is planning her acting comeback, while the latter is currently a top contender for the male lead role. The director is PD Kim Jong-hak of the fusion fantasy-sageuk series Legend and kdrama classic... More »

Drama Recaps
Pasta: Episode 6
by | February 14, 2010 | 79 Comments
Pasta Eyecandy: The two Woos! Hyun Woo (mine!) and Noh Min Woo! Go Team Italy! *Clears throat* Now that that’s out of the way…. Tags: Alex, Gong Hyo-jin, Honey Lee, Lee Seon-kyun, Pasta... More »

Drama Recaps
The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry: Episode 6
by | February 13, 2010 | 41 Comments
When I started watching The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry, I was pleasantly surprised. It was fun and amusing and better than expected. With Episode 5, though, that feeling grew and I started sensing that emotional pull, that excitement building that goes beyond mere entertainment. There are some dramas... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Ji-tae’s dual role in Secret Love
by | February 13, 2010 | 26 Comments
One thing better than Yoo Ji-tae playing an intense romantic lead: Yoo Ji-tae playing TWO intense romantic leads. His next film, Secret Love [비밀애], stars him playing brothers. The younger character falls in love with his older brother’s wife (Yoon Jin-seo), but suffers an an accident and falls into a... More »

Drama Casting & News
What’s Up completes first round of auditions
by | February 12, 2010 | 31 Comments
The first round of open auditions have been completed for writer Song Ji-nah‘s anticipated new campus drama What’s Up, and a list of the lucky applicants who passed to the next round has been revealed online on the audition webpage. The production still has a ways to go because there... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Housemaid to feature nude bed scene
by | February 12, 2010 | 20 Comments
As if I didn’t already have enough to intrigue me about the remake of The Housemaid: star Lee Jung-jae will apparently be featured in a nearly all-nude bed scene with his co-star Jeon Do-yeon, who plays the femme fatale housemaid character who comes between him and his perfect young bride... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
The Influence’s teaser poster and preview
by | February 12, 2010 | 39 Comments
The official poster has been released for “mystery digital blockbuster” The Influence, and my main question is: Considering that it stars one of Korea’s top A-listers (Lee Byung-heon) and the nation’s “Barbie doll” (Han Chae-young), that’s the best they could do? (It looks so cheesy!) The preview is also out... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #122
by | February 12, 2010 | 289 Comments
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Drama Recaps
Smile: Episode 27
by | February 11, 2010 | 19 Comments
Nothing particularly substantial happens in this episode. There are lighthearted and enjoyable moments, but it was pretty much a filler episode that rehashes the same themes. The key element that makes this series work is the growth of the characters and the relations between them. Since there’s barely any developmental... More »

Drama Recaps
IRIS: Episode 18
by | February 11, 2010 | 10 Comments
Just when you thought things could only get better, it only drastically goes wrong. Why, you ask? Well, of course! – We have two more episodes! (I promise – two-episode recap next time!) Therefore – we need a few more problems and obstacles before we bring the series to an... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim So-yeon cast in Prosecutor Mata Hari
by | February 11, 2010 | 51 Comments
Kim So-yeon is taking the lead in a new SBS drama called Prosecutor Mata Hari, which comes to us from the writer-director pair behind Brilliant Legacy. (PD Jin Hyuk also directed the gorgeous historical series Painter of the Wind and the slick celebrity-packed On Air, while writer So Hyun-kyung also... More »