Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Hye-sung considers early army entry
by | February 10, 2010 | 22 Comments
This is rather late to be hearing about casting news, but rising actor Kim Hye-sung (Unstoppable High Kick, Boy Meets Boy) is another notable young face to look for in the upcoming Korean War movie Into the Gunfire, which is currently filming and stars a number of well-known names. (Kwon... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Jae-wook joins cast of Bad Guy
by | February 10, 2010 | 47 Comments
Joining Kim Nam-gil and Han Ga-in in their upcoming drama Bad Guy (or Bad Man) is Coffee Prince‘s Kim Jae-wook, who will complete the love triangle as the successor to a large corporation. His character possesses everything a person could want but feels a loneliness and emptiness inside. After losing... More »

Drama Recaps
Wish Upon a Star: Episode 11
by | February 9, 2010 | 80 Comments
Big episode! There are big movements in most of the relationships, and we also find out what the big deal about Kang-ha’s pained past is. (And it actually makes pretty good sense.) Or at least, we find out about the childhood part of it; his past romantic issue is hinted... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Ji-suk added to Personal Taste
by | February 9, 2010 | 37 Comments
Chuno‘s slave-hunting Kim Ji-suk has just been cast in MBC’s upcoming trendy drama Personal Taste. Both are Wednesday-Thursday dramas, albeit on different stations, so this means he’ll be busy jumping from one project right into the next. I have mixed feelings about this, because while Kim Ji-suk can be amusing... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Ji Jin-hee’s Parallel Life
by | February 9, 2010 | 11 Comments
Ji Jin-hee and Lee Jong-hyuk are both currently working on drama projects, and they also have a movie set to come out mid-month, the mystery-thriller Parallel Life, which is building up buzz online for its story: the main character draws connections between the murder of a family thirty years ago... More »

Drama Recaps
Pasta: Episode 5
by | February 9, 2010 | 74 Comments
Hello, Skimmy here! I will be taking over the Pasta recaps along with Andromytta (who is also recapping Hero). I’ve been a long-time follower/admirer of Javabeans and her blog, so it’s an honor and a pleasure to come on board. Without further ado, on with the show! Lee Seon-kyun is... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoo Seung-ho sings a lullaby for his castmate
by | February 9, 2010 | 24 Comments
If you want to hear Yoo Seung-ho‘s singing voice, you might want to tune in to Episode 12 of God of Study. The star of the hit KBS drama, who plays hot-tempered Baek-hyun, sings a trot song (“땡벌”) for his classmate and friend Pul-ip (Go Ah-sung) in today’s (Tuesday) episode.... More »

Drama Recaps
The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry: Episode 4
by | February 8, 2010 | 38 Comments
Cute and funny as usual, but also, now the plot really gets going. Usually when dramas have many main characters, I find a few I like and tune out the ones that are boring/annoying/useless. This drama is managing to balance its main characters well and show us aspects to everyone... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Mi-yeon as the great merchant Man-deok
by | February 8, 2010 | 14 Comments
These new photos of Lee Mi-yeon are beautiful, showing the actress dressed in hanbok for her latest television role as Merchant Kim Man-deok. The real Kim Man-deok rose from the low status of gisaeng and became a successful merchant and philanthropist. Tags: Lee Mi-yeon, Merchant Kim Man-deok... More »

Jung Il-woo’s theatrical debut earns enthusiastic response
by | February 8, 2010 | 21 Comments
Jung Il-woo‘s theater debut project, the play Beautiful Sunday, looks poised for success a week into its run: its first show performed to a full house and Jung has earned praise for his lead role. The play opened on February 4, and a source with the theater production company said,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Seo Ji-hye drops golf drama
by | February 8, 2010 | 14 Comments
Just a few days after the main cast was announced, lead actress Seo Ji-hye has dropped out of the golfing drama Birdie Buddy [버디버디] (which I had mistaken for Buddy Buddy; the series is based on the manhwa Buddy). According to production company Group Eight, Seo had agreed to play... More »