Drama Casting & News
All hail Queen Seon-deok
by | April 29, 2009 | 74 Comments
Pretty. The first actor to get into character for the upcoming historical series Queen Seon-deok [선덕여왕] was Go Hyun-jung (HIT) taking on her court lady character of Mi-shil. Now the stills have been revealed for the second leading lady as Lee Yo-won (Surgeon Bong Dal-hee) takes the throne as the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kwon Sang-woo would like more viewers, please
by | April 29, 2009 | 91 Comments
And wouldn’t we all? Oh, Kwon Sang-woo. I understand that you’re in something of a career slump after being one of the hottiest hotties of the early 2000s, and yeah, both your best buds Song Seung-heon and So Ji-sub came off pretty strong series in the past two months… but... More »

Drama Casting & News
Writer jumps from spy comedy to fusion historical
by | April 29, 2009 | 18 Comments
Who’s seen this movie? Is it as entertaining as it seems? (And do Kang Ji-hwan and Kim Haneul have fabulous chemistry like they do in my imagination (and the previews)?) In any case, the new action-spy rom-com Level 7 Civil Servant [7급 공무원], which also goes by the English title... More »

Drama Casting & News
Half of Triple’s ad team
by | April 28, 2009 | 75 Comments
There can’t possibly be anything left to say about upcoming MBC figure-skating-meets-advertising-agency drama Triple [트리플], so I’ll just let the picture do the talking. (That’s Who Are You actor and former singer Yoon Kye-sang (mine!) with new actress Kim Hee.) Drama airs June 10, Wednesday. Via Mk.co.kr RELATED POSTS Newest... More »

Drama Casting & News
Boys Before Flowers: F4 Special Edition (Parts 1 & 2)
by | April 28, 2009 | 151 Comments
As Stephen Colbert would say, what a croc-tease. The much-touted “F4 Special Edition” music drama, which follows up with the F4 boys five years after the end of the drama, was finally released online on April 28 — but only the first half (or two “episodes”). The second half comes... More »

Celebrity News
All Joo Ji-hoon events canceled
by | April 28, 2009 | 163 Comments
The names aren’t out yet, but we do get a few initials and hints as police look into the circle of acquaintance of the celebrities booked in the drug scandal: Joo Ji-hoon‘s two Japan fanmeetings have been canceled. Tickets will be refunded. His film The Naked Kitchen (co-starring Shin Mina... More »

Celebrity News
Rookie actress Woo Seung-yeon commits suicide
by | April 27, 2009 | 60 Comments
It’s a sad day when news like this is no longer shocking. There have been way too many celebrity suicides in the past six months. Woo Seung-yeon, a 24-year-old rookie actress, was found dead on the morning of April 27 at home from an apparent suicide. She had hanged herself... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Sun-ah is a Fresh Woman
by | April 27, 2009 | 62 Comments
Need a laugh? Trust Kim Sun-ah, star of SBS’s upcoming City Hall, to do it for you. The previously released stills of the pageant scene showed Kim in a pretty pageant dress; here, she pokes fun by parodying Rain, who sported a similar goofy look while promoting his song “Fresh... More »

Drama Casting & News
Dead project Daemul to be revived
by | April 27, 2009 | 10 Comments
A highly anticipated drama project that fizzled last year may get a second chance at broadcast life: producers are hoping to give Daemul (aka Big Fish, or 대물) a second go. The 10 billion won drama production had been a big-buzz project, first of all because it was based off... More »

Celebrity News
More on the drug scandal
by | April 27, 2009 | 138 Comments
Joo Ji-hoon, Yoon Seol-hee Actress Yoon Seol-hee is the main player in the drug scandal that erupted over the weekend, but as Joo Ji-hoon is the most recognizable name, he’s getting a lot of the attention. There’s also some confusion about the facts, but to reiterate: Joo Ji-hoon was NOT... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
“Mother”‘s mother-son pair at film press conference
by | April 26, 2009 | 37 Comments
Aww, how sweet. The majority of photos coming out of the April 27 press conference for the film Mother [마도] are focused on Won Bin — but you can’t really blame the press, because it has been so freaking long since he has been in the spotlight, and fans have... More »