Chungmuro/Film News
Representing Chungmuro
by | September 2, 2008 | 7 Comments
It’s a busy week for Kim Jung-eun (who’s prepping for her upcoming series, General Hospital 2). She’s also acting as a rep, with Jung Jun-ho, for this week’s Chungmuro International Film Festival (CHIFFS). Screening 170 films from more than 40 countries, the festival is in its second year, and has... More »

Celebrity News
It’s boxer briefs for Kim Ji-hoon
by | September 2, 2008 | 58 Comments
*_* Excuse me while I stare… …Okay. Done. No, wait… Okay, now I’m done. Kim Ji-hoon, currently on the air as a yummy divorce lawyer in the new KBS trendy drama Love & Marriage, shows his stuff (*snicker*) in a pair of Calvin Kleins for a magazine spread. You’ll be... More »

Celebrity News
It’s the hard-knock isolated life
by | September 2, 2008 | 16 Comments
Remember So Ji-sub‘s recent MV for digital single “Isolated Life”? (In case you don’t, So appeared in the video for the song by new rapper G featuring female quartet Amazing Soul — who are set to debut January 2009 — and the so-called “G project” released its single last month.)... More »

Drama Recaps
Gourmet: Episode 20
by | September 1, 2008 | 13 Comments
It seems as though every episode puts Oonamjeong on the brink of certain disaster, doesn’t it? It’s one of the inevitable byproducts of adapting a manhwa — what seems plausible in the pages of a comic book doesn’t always correlate perfectly to real life. For instance, how is it a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Beethoven Virus, not the DDR song
by | September 1, 2008 | 17 Comments
Am loads excited about the new drama – mainly because I loved both Jang Geun Suk‘s Chang Hui and Lee Jia‘s Sujini, and I really want to see what they do with the plot. Nodame Cantabile aside, there aren’t that many dramas about orchestras out there. From the looks of... More »

Drama Casting & News
Joo Ji-hoon and Yoon Eun-hye, (almost) back together again
by | September 1, 2008 | 197 Comments
Goong lovers, take note! Your favorite faux royal couple, Yoon Eun-hye and Joo Ji-hoon, just may be teaming up again in a new drama. The two former onscreen lovebirds are top picks for the lead couple in MBC’s new Personal Taste [개인의 취향 -- working title]. One rep from the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Min-joon gets a leg up on Jang Hyuk
by | September 1, 2008 | 6 Comments
Stars Jang Hyuk and Kim Min-joon of new drama Tazza take a leap of faith (har, har) from a bridge in Busan in recent shoots for the series. This particular scene takes place when the two hoodlums are chased to the bridge and escape by jumping the railing and landing... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Uhm Tae-woong’s cell phone thriller
by | August 31, 2008 | 7 Comments
It’s a busy filming year for Uhm Tae-woong; he next takes a stab at a manager role in the new thriller Cell Phone [핸드폰], directed by Kim Han-min of last year’s mystery-thriller Paradise Murdered [극락도 살인사건]. Following his recent roles in films Forever the Moment and You’re Far Away, Uhm... More »

Celebrity News
Ara’s Twenty-Year-Old Story
by | August 31, 2008 | 16 Comments
Ara celebrates being twenty with her first trip as a legal adult, taking off for Tokyo in a program for cable lifestyle channel O’live, She’s O’live: Ara’s Twenty-Year-Old Story (or, Ara’s Story of Being Twenty). In the program, Ara visits the sights in several of Tokyo’s fashionable districts, stopping by... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Release date set for Ninja Assassin, kind of
by | August 31, 2008 | 17 Comments
On August 30, Rain attended the wedding of a rep for his company, JTune Entertainment, at Lotte Hotel, so naturally the press took the chance to ask him about his career plans. Rain spoke of his second Hollywood outing (having previously acknowledged that the first try, Speed Racer, was “a... More »

Drama Recaps
Hometown of Legends: Episode 7
by | August 30, 2008 | 15 Comments
I do apologize for any perceived delays, but unfortunately for me, recaps don’t write themselves (not that I haven’t tried to make them), and I need to sleep as well as study. I also work from the csubs, and this usually adds a day or two to the time between... More »