Drama Casting & News
Chuno’s Lee Da-hae and Oh Ji-ho spend first night together
by | November 20, 2009 | 32 Comments
How is it that all the stills from Chuno look so intriguing? I just hope the actual drama itself doesn’t disappoint, because I’m going to be expecting a pretty high level of quality. These newest stills feature Lee Da-hae with runaway slave Oh Ji-ho, and are described as a “heartbreaking... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #110
by | November 20, 2009 | 318 Comments
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Drama Recaps
You’re Beautiful: Episode 14
by | November 19, 2009 | 319 Comments
Once again, we run the gamut of emotions from light to heavy, which I always find to be a welcome thing when a drama heads to its more serious moments. Yes, some of the conflicts amp up in this episode, but it also has more of its trademark goofy parody... More »

Celebrity News
Model Daul Kim dies at age of 20
by | November 19, 2009 | 58 Comments
What in the what? NY Mag has just broken the news that top Korean fashion model Daul Kim was found dead in Paris today, and while details are yet unknown, it appears to have been a suicide. Daul Kim is probably Korea’s most famous supermodel and had worked a lot... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Young-ae poses for Elle
by | November 19, 2009 | 23 Comments
Top actress Lee Young-ae poses for her first spread since getting secretly married over the summer, and will be featured in the December issue of Elle magazine as part of the “Share Happiness” campaign. The Share Happiness campaign will donate the 250 million won it raised for charity. Of the... More »

Celebrity News
Swine flu strikes Kim Nam-gil
by | November 19, 2009 | 27 Comments
Swine flu strikes the entertainment industry again: this time it’s Kim Nam-gil, aka “Bi-dam” of MBC’s Queen Seon-deok, which can only make the production team of that drama nervous as it heads into its final stretch of episodes (the drama will wrap by year’s end). Kim’s management company confirmed on... More »

Drama Recaps
You’re Beautiful: Episode 13
by | November 18, 2009 | 278 Comments
What an utterly delightful episode! I wasn’t exactly disappointed with last week’s, but I do think they took a small step back from the giddiness and/or angst of previous episodes. Well, it’s all back today, and in full force. Also: When did Jung Yong-hwa learn to act?? He wasn’t ever... More »

Drama Casting & News
Smile extended to 46 episodes
by | November 18, 2009 | 65 Comments
With its ratings approaching 20%, Smile‘s run has been extended by 16 episodes from its original 30. It will air 46 episodes and wrap at the end of February. An article announcing the extension attributes the steadily increasing ratings and popularity of Smile to its ability to provide comic relief... More »

Drama Casting & News
Angel’s Temptation picks up in its timeslot
by | November 18, 2009 | 15 Comments
After a lukewarm beginning, SBS is seeing an upswing for its makjang melodrama Angel’s Temptation, which has risen from an initial 10% to nearly double that with this week’s episodes. As a result, it has been given an extension — albeit for only one more episode. It will now end... More »

Drama Casting & News
First stills for Will It Snow On Christmas
by | November 18, 2009 | 35 Comments
First stills are out for the upcoming SBS series Will It Snow On Christmas, which feature star Han Ye-seul dressed up to attend her character’s engagement party. In the drama, she is the first love to Go Soo‘s character, but the two separate in their youths and she becomes engaged... More »

Drama Casting & News
Overseas fans surprise Lee Junki with good-luck cranes
by | November 17, 2009 | 52 Comments
This is sweet (and yay for overseas fans, yet again): in anticipation of Hero‘s broadcast premiere tomorrow, overseas fans have shown their support for lead actor Lee Junki in the form of 30,000 origami cranes. The fan gifts arrived on November 17 at Hero‘s Seoul filming location in a truckload... More »