Chungmuro/Film News
Mother screens at AFI FEST in Los Angeles
by | September 17, 2009 | 11 Comments
Good news for Los Angeles fans of Won Bin (Taegukgi), Kim Hye-ja (Mom’s Dead Upset), and/or director Bong Joon-ho (The Host): Their latest film, the thriller Mother, is getting a screening at this year’s AFI FEST 2009 in Hollywood. The film has already been licensed for North American theater release,... More »

Celebrity News
Choi Ji-woo and Lee Jin-wook’s public date
by | September 17, 2009 | 37 Comments
Aw, cute. Glam, poised star Choi Ji-woo was seen recently out on a public date with her slightly less-famous actor boyfriend Lee Jin-wook as the two strolled down the street of the Seoul neighborhood of Insadong. Photos cropped up online on September 16 showing the couple holding hands, both wearing... More »

Drama Recaps
My Fair Lady: Episode 9
by | September 16, 2009 | 87 Comments
Ooh, GOOD EPISODE! Best episode so far. I know some people feel that Yoon Sang-hyun was miscast, but he and Yoon Eun-hye both have great expressive eyes, independently and together, and this episode was a total tortured eyefest. Ew, that sounds gross. You know what I mean. I also find... More »

Drama Casting & News
Sports dramas struggle to stay in the game
by | September 16, 2009 | 35 Comments
Heading to the Ground; Dream 2009 was supposed to be the year of the sports drama revival, and it has had its share of sports-themed series, with at least another still to come. Unfortunately, they’ve all tanked. The two currently struggling on the air are SBS’s fighting drama Dream, which... More »

Celebrity News
Another Sol Pharmacy son gains endorsement power
by | September 16, 2009 | 21 Comments
KBS’s warm family drama Sons of Sol Pharmacy is doing 40% ratings and has given its cast heightened profiles. For known actors like Lee Pil-mo (Dae-pung) and Han Sang-jin (Sun-pung), this means an increase in popularity and more endorsement deals. For a newbie like 22-year-old Ji Chang-wook (youngest brother Mi-pung),... More »

Drama Casting & News
Fans rally to support Yoon Eun-hye
by | September 16, 2009 | 63 Comments
After several reports of Yoon Eun-hye‘s tearful reaction to her acting criticism became known, fans have been mobilizing to send the star messages to cheer her on. The messages have cropped up online, such as on the official My Fair Lady message board, and the fan support is growing to... More »

Drama Casting & News
Queen Seon-deok has SBS running scared
by | September 15, 2009 | 34 Comments
The upcoming Angel’s Temptation Wow. It’s one thing to admit your competition is tough. But it’s another thing entirely to rearrange your station’s prime-time broadcasting schedule specifically to avoid going up against said competitor, as SBS is doing next month to give its dramas a shot against Queen Seon-deok. Starting... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Heechul: “I act, but Suju is my eternal home”
by | September 15, 2009 | 36 Comments
Kim Heechul, resident oddball of boy band Super Junior, is probably more known for his singer status, but he’s done a bit of acting in multiple television series. They include the heartwarming comic family drama Bad Family, last year’s Golden Bride, and his latest project, SBS’s new I Love You... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Young-ae gives her first post-wedding statements
by | September 15, 2009 | 27 Comments
Newlywed actress Lee Young-ae shocked the industry by getting secretly married in Hawaii last month. She made the initial announcement through her management, but had not spoken to the press after returning to Korea to resume her studies (she is currently working toward a doctorate degree at Hanyang University in... More »

Celebrity News
Bae Soo-bin walks for Andre Kim
by | September 15, 2009 | 29 Comments
At this point, there’s really no point in getting excited about another Andre Kim runway show, but his latest one features Bae Soo-bin, whom I know many of you love, so here goes! The show was held on the evening of September 15 under the title “Starry Night in the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Shin-hye crossdresses for You’re Beautiful
by | September 14, 2009 | 70 Comments
We just saw Jang Geun-seok’s new look for the upcoming drama You’re Beautiful, and now we get a look at Park Shin-hye‘s transformation as a girl crossdressing as a boy to be a part of an idol group called “A.N.JELL,” whose leader is Jang Geun-seok. Tags: Jang Geun-seok, Park Shin-hye,... More »