Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Familiar promos for High Kick Through the Roof
by | August 27, 2009 | 11 Comments
For the new High Kick Through the Roof Check out these new posters for the new sitcom High Kick 2, or High Kick Through the Roof [지붕뚫고 하이킥]. Although this is neither a sequel nor spinoff to the original series (Unstoppable High Kick), they’ve no doubt mimicked the style of... More »

Drama Recaps
Triple: Episode 13
by | August 26, 2009 | 27 Comments
Only three more episodes to go… I was watching this episode, again really pleased with the visual palette, the acting of Lee Jung-jae and his interactions with Min Hyo-rin, the cute and resilient Poong-ho, and the lovely music. And those attributes just irritated me even more with the story, because... More »

Celebrity News
Moon Chae-won promises more smiles in My Fair Lady
by | August 26, 2009 | 27 Comments
I know it seems like most of the attention for My Fair Lady is squarely focused on the three main leads, leaving out fourth wheel Moon Chae-won, but she’s not really being overlooked in the greater scheme of things. (I do think her presence in the story is markedly less... More »

Drama Casting & News
Japanese broadcast set for Tamra the Island
by | August 26, 2009 | 41 Comments
MBC’s manhwa-adapted drama Tamra the Island [탐나는도다] hasn’t gained much ground in the viewership ratings, but regardless of its low numbers in Korea, it has been sold for a broadcast in Japan. This is probably aided by the fact that Tamra is produced by Group Eight, the same producers behind... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yun-ho and Ara’s romantic (drama) date
by | August 26, 2009 | 16 Comments
The MBC soccer drama Heading to the Ground [맨땅에 헤딩] recently released its first stills from the set, and follows with these latest shots of the two leads on a romantic date. The scene shows Jung Yun-ho and Go Ara‘s characters — a humble soccer player and a rich team... More »

Celebrity News
Go Soo models outerwear brand Merrell
by | August 25, 2009 | 24 Comments
I became a fan of actor Go Soo from his thriller drama series Green Rose, but that was a 2005 drama and he has been out of the public eye for several years as he fulfilled his military service. Although he was released more than a year ago, he has... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Legend to be remade for movie audiences
by | August 25, 2009 | 20 Comments
Kind of. The “Yonsama”-led (Bae Yong-joon) 2007 drama Legend [태왕사신기] will be getting a newly edited version to be released in Japanese cinemas. This “New Edition” will be cut into four movie-length parts and given a theatrical run. If each movie is approximately two hours long, the total eight hours... More »

Kpop News
Yoon Sang-hyun puts out a digital single
by | August 25, 2009 | 30 Comments
Actor Yoon Sang-hyun, now in KBS’s trendy drama My Fair Lady, is releasing a digital single that goes on sale today, August 25. Yoon Sang-hyun shot to fame as “Tae-bong” in Queen of Housewives, where viewers fell for his boyish charm and also his singing skills, which he displayed in... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Unreleased poster belatedly revealed for horror film
by | August 25, 2009 | 4 Comments
(Ow. A bit more frightening than a similar poster for Yoga School, isn’t it?) The horror film Faithless Hell [불신지옥, also called Faith] opened on August 12 to general praise for its premise (religion) and strong directing. Yet it’s not till now, two weeks after its premiere, that the film... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Young-ae marries quietly
by | August 24, 2009 | 50 Comments
Wow, this is a surprise. One of Korea’s premier actresses, Dae Jang Geum and Sympathy for Lady Vengeance‘s Lee Young-ae, got married in a quiet ceremony in the States on August 24, attended only by a small group of family and very close friends. The announcement was made on the... More »

Drama Casting & News
More gifts for the staff of My Fair Lady
by | August 24, 2009 | 18 Comments
You’ll often hear about actors (usually the headliners) giving out surprise gifts to drama and film crews. The gifts are often small but given as an expression of gratitude, and usually come in the form of food, clothing, cosmetics, and the like. Jung Il-woo is the latest to do so,... More »