Drama Casting & News
Jejoongwon’s newest promo posters
by | December 13, 2009 | 17 Comments
Not bad, eh? Here are a couple new promo posters for SBS’s upcoming Jejoongwon [제중원], which features Park Yong-woo, Han Hye-jin, and Yeon Jung-hoon as medical students in Korea’s first school of modern medicine. The tagline on both posters reads, “Saving the country through medicine.” (The smaller text on the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Shin Dong-wook joins Pick the Stars
by | December 13, 2009 | 36 Comments
Finally, Shin Dong-wook returns in another drama role. He’s just been tapped to join the SBS weekend series Pick the Stars [별을 따다줘], which has already cast leads Kim Ji-hoon as a rich lawyer and Choi Jung-won as a woman who has to fend for herself after her parents die.... More »


Celebrity News
Lee Byung-heon speaks out
by | December 13, 2009 | 113 Comments
After the story broke about an ex-girlfriend of Lee Byung-heon accusing the star of tricking her into a sexual relationship (which Lee’s side refuted as an attempt at blackmail and extortion), Lee has now responded personally. He posted his feelings in a December 13 message on his homepage, and while... More »


Drama Casting & News
Chuno boasts a solid supporting cast
by | December 13, 2009 | 15 Comments
Ahn Seok-hwan Not only does Chuno have a pretty solid lead cast and crew, it’s beefing up its ranks with a strong supporting cast as well. For instance, there’s Ahn Seok-hwan (above), who’s a familiar face from dramas like Partner, Boys Before Flowers, Painter of the Wind, Spotlight, and Hong... More »


Meta
Notice: Server moving this weekend
by | December 12, 2009 | 10 Comments
  Just a notice: Will be doing some server moving and work on the back end of things this weekend, so commenting may be disabled for a short while and you may experience a little downtime. You may not notice much of a change (or so I hope), but this... More »


Drama Casting & News
So Ji-sub re-enters army training
by | December 12, 2009 | 28 Comments
In order to achieve wartime verisimilitude in his upcoming MBC drama Road No. 1, actor So Ji-sub is re-entering army training. He had been discharged from his own two-year military service in 2007, but wants to brush up on his shooting and combat skills and will go through intensive training... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Yun-jin in Harmony
by | December 12, 2009 | 14 Comments
Kim Yun-jin (often called “world star” because of her role in U.S. drama series Lost), has a new Korean film coming out, her first Korean role since 2007’s Seven Days. In Harmony [하모니], Kim plays a prisoner who joins the prison choir in order to have a one-day outing with... More »


Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 14
by | December 11, 2009 | 80 Comments
(written by samsooki, intelligence and wisdom provided by 0timelost and cleown) Tags: Cha Seung-won, City Hall, Kim Sun-ah... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kim Bum cast as Park Jin-hee’s younger boyfriend
by | December 11, 2009 | 38 Comments
Interesting! Kim Bum has been confirmed for MBC’s upcoming The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry, which stars Eom Ji-won and is a sequel to 2004’s The Woman Who Wants To Marry. He’s currently busy with initial character work, as he’ll be playing the younger boyfriend to Park Jin-hee (War... More »


Celebrity News
Choi Jin-sil’s slanderer given lighter punishment on appeal
by | December 11, 2009 | 51 Comments
Deceased actress Choi Jin-shil‘s netizen tormentor (identified only as Baek, female) has been penalized with 40 million won fine ($35,000) in an appeal trial, which reverses her earlier sentencing. Baek is the netizen who slandered and harassed Choi, even calling the actress at home, before Choi committed suicide last October.... More »


Drama Recaps
Smile: Episode 21
by | December 11, 2009 | 43 Comments
It was totally unexpected but my wishes are finally fulfilled and I get some real quality Sung-joon (and Ji-soo) time. With the Hyun-soo/Jung-in/Jung-kyung issue percolating, the Sung-joon/Ji-soo line is a welcome addition. I have some mixed feelings on how the whole love triangle thing was handled in this episode, but... More »