Kpop News
Park Yong-ha reunites with Park Shi-yeon
by | July 15, 2009 | 15 Comments
Park Yong-ha and Park Shi-yeon may have had a bumpy romance in Story of a Man, but they’re re-teaming for a Park Hyo-shin music video that will take them to Switzerland. Park Yong-ha agreed to take the job as a friend to Park Hyo-shin, while Park Shi-yeon agreed because of... More »

Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 5
by | July 15, 2009 | 40 Comments
(written by Samsooki, editing, layout, design and patience by 0timelost, cleown, and mead33) City Hall: Episode 5 – The Buildup Before The Storm As you may recall from the end of Episode 4, Mi Rae was telling her friends a whopper of a romantic story about what “really” happened between... More »

Drama Casting & News
Cast of SBS’s Dream prays for a successful run
by | July 15, 2009 | 35 Comments
SBS’s new drama Dream is about to replace the historical drama Ja Myung Go on Mondays and Tuesdays, and on the 15th held its customary pre-show ceremony to wish for good luck and a successful broadcast. With the buzz this drama has (mostly over its lead cast of Kim Bum,... More »

Drama Casting & News
MBC’s Hon (Soul) releases first stills
by | July 15, 2009 | 15 Comments
Get ready for more summer horror with MBC’s special summer miniseries Hon, or Soul [혼]. Here we get our first look at stills featuring the drama’s stars Lee Seo-jin (Yi San), new actress Im Joo-eun (Merry vs. Daegu Battle), and singer-actor Park Gun-il of group Super Nova and film Quiz... More »

Drama Casting & News
Behind-the-scene candid shots from Style
by | July 14, 2009 | 20 Comments
Two weeks to go till Style premieres, which means we’re getting lots of news (or rather, “news”) about the drama these days. Maybe the reason I remain lukewarm on the fashion drama is because we’re only getting a glut of pictures, rather than interesting plot tidbits or actual descriptions. Kim... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Seo Hyo-rim makes her film debut
by | July 14, 2009 | 4 Comments
Bubbly actress and recent CF favorite Seo Hyo-rim (Job Well Done) is taking on her screen debut in Desire to Kill [죽이고 싶은], a psychological thriller. She’s been steadily rising in profile since her debut, taking parts in dramas When Spring Comes, Insoon Is Pretty, and The World They Live... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Jung Woo-sung in Rainy Season
by | July 14, 2009 | 26 Comments
Jung Woo-sung, like his The Good, The Bad, The Weird co-star Lee Byung-heon, also has a new movie in the works, a romance called Rainy Season [호우시절]. Rainy Season is directed by Heo Jin-ho of Happiness (who also directs one of the segments of Ogamdo). The film shot entirely in... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Byung-heon stills from GI Joe
by | July 14, 2009 | 41 Comments
I still think the GI Joe movie looks spectacularly cheesy, but you can’t deny that Lee Byung-heon is A Movie Star. Lee shows off his ripped (in more ways than one) body as the character Storm Shadow in this new still; the rest of the shots, alas, feature him fully... More »

Drama Casting & News
Han Hyo-joo goes from Cinderella to Chuno
by | July 13, 2009 | 26 Comments
Jang Hyuk, Han Hyo-joo, Oh Ji-ho With her hot drama Brilliant Legacy heading toward its close (and achieving a 40% rating), Han Hyo-joo has picked out her next drama, which she’ll begin filming right away. The series is Chuno [추노, or Pursuing Servants] and it casts Han in the role... More »

Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 4
by | July 13, 2009 | 68 Comments
(written by Samsooki, editing, layout, design and tireless efforts by 0timelost, cleown, and mead33) City Hall: Episode 4 – Who Will Be Inju City’s Miss Baendaengi 2009? Episode 4 begins with the Baendaengi contestants working on a Habitat for Humanity type of project for an old woman – another one... More »

Drama Casting & News
The man who can’t get ratings
by | July 13, 2009 | 118 Comments
This is an interesting article, in that it looks at the low numbers faced by current Monday-Tuesday drama The Man Who Can’t Get Married and analyzes it from a cultural perspective. Most low-rated dramas (that aren’t disasters of writing/acting) tend to explain their disappointing numbers in terms of being too... More »