Drama Recaps
The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry: Episode 9
by | February 22, 2010 | 83 Comments
Okay, it’s official; this drama has made me its bitch. If I were watching it post-season, it would be one sixteen-hour run with a bedpan, a caffeine drip, and a case of that rice wine they’re always drinking. True to form, we breeze right past the bet storyline in one... More »

Drama Recaps
Hero: Episode 6
by | February 22, 2010 | 10 Comments
For some reason, while watching this episode, Big Bang’s “Lie” kept running through my head….(I have a bit of a boy band addiction….) Fan girl moment….sort of! I’ve found the one look Lee Junki CAN’T pull off…Depressed Scruffy! Kudos to him for being willing to do it and make it... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Secret Love unveils provocative poster and release date
by | February 22, 2010 | 18 Comments
Yoo Ji-tae‘s new movie Secret Love (finally!) has a premiere date: It’ll hit movie theaters on March 25. The film has also released a rather eye-catching new poster featuring Yoo with his co-star, Yoon Jin-seo. I think this round of promotional images captures the theme of “cruel and secret love”... More »

Drama Casting & News
Chae Rim begins filming Oh My Lady
by | February 21, 2010 | 45 Comments
If you’re like me, hearing the description of a drama featuring a “typical, ordinary Korean ajumma” with a child may run the risk of turning you off, but as with Last Scandal of My Life, I think SBS’s Oh! My Lady has potential. Plus: Chae Rim looks adorable. Tags: Chae... More »

Drama Casting & News
Shots from Cinderella’s Sister’s opening titles
by | February 21, 2010 | 84 Comments
First stills! Cinderella’s Sister, KBS’s upcoming buzz drama, shot its opening titles on February 19 after its first script rehearsal took place last week. The production has released the first shots of the drama’s two stars, Moon Geun-young and Chun Jung-myung, which were taken at a resort in the Kyeonggi... More »

Drama Recaps
IRIS: Episodes 19-20 (Final)
by | February 21, 2010 | 103 Comments
I thought a long time about how I wanted to start off this last recap for IRIS: First off, I want to thank javabeans for giving me this opportunity to write a recap and contribute to her site. I am eternally grateful for the opportunity as an avid fan of... More »

Drama Casting & News
Han Hyo-joo looks forward to Dong Yi
by | February 21, 2010 | 30 Comments
With the airdate approaching for the historical drama Dong Yi, lead actress Han Hyo-joo has spoken about her feelings playing the lead in such a large production. Her character starts out a water maid in the palace, is selected as concubine, becomes the queen’s faithful confidant, and gives birth to... More »

Drama Recaps
Pasta: Episode 7
by | February 21, 2010 | 42 Comments
Thank you all so much for your thoughtful comments and feedback!  I’m having a wonderful time recapping Pasta with Andromytta, and I’m glad to see that so many of you are as excited about the show as we are! Ah, to be Gong Hyo-jin’s head. Tags: Alex, Gong Hyo-jin, Honey... More »

Drama Casting & News
Upcoming rival dramas hold first rehearsals
by | February 20, 2010 | 55 Comments
Two upcoming romantic-comedy dramas will be competing head to head when KBS’s Cinderella’s Sister and MBC’s Personal Taste premiere on the same day. Both dramas also recently began work with their first script rehearsals, soon to be followed by first shoots. Granted, I’m aware that a big chunk of this... More »

Drama Casting & News
Poster released for Birth of the Rich
by | February 20, 2010 | 27 Comments
The poster is out for KBS’s Birth of the Rich [부자의 탄생] and, as one may have guessed, the main theme of the drama is money. Similar to how its timeslot predecessor God of Study incorporates studying techniques, Birth of the Rich promises to show viewers secrets and methods for... More »

Drama Casting & News
Friend’s Jung Yumi joins cast of Dong Yi
by | February 19, 2010 | 14 Comments
Jung Yumi is the latest addition to MBC’s big historical drama Dong Yi, joining Han Hyo-joo, who plays the titular water-maid-turned-concubine; Ji Jin-hee as king; Lee So-yeon as a scheming, more senior concubine; and Bae Soo-bin playing Daddy Long Legs yet again to Han. This Jung Yumi is the actress... More »