Drama Recaps
Smile: Episode 18
by | November 25, 2009 | 70 Comments
Love is in the air! To prove it, Hyun-soo will kiss Jung-in… if it kills him. Haha! So as not to give away any spoilers, let’s just say that he makes a lot of kissy faces in this episode. The relationship between Jung-in and Hyun-soo develops very quickly and sweetly... More »

Celebrity News
Profile on Hong Sisters writing duo
by | November 24, 2009 | 139 Comments
Scriptwriters Hong Mi-ran, Hong Jung-eun With SBS’s You’re Beautiful ending this week, I thought I’d like to take a look at the brains behind its wonderfully addicting appeal. I’ve compiled the information below from various interviews over the past few years and highlighted some of their statements about their past... More »

Drama Casting & News
Eom Ji-won is the woman who wants to marry
by | November 24, 2009 | 6 Comments
MBC is making a sequel to its 2004 drama The Woman Who Wants To Marry with the aptly titled The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry. Cast as the lead in the comic and upbeat story is film actress Eom Ji-won, who makes her return to television after six years... More »

Drama Casting & News
Go Soo makes a double comeback
by | November 24, 2009 | 18 Comments
It’s been a while since Go Soo has been seen onscreen — he had drama roles in 2005’s Marrying a Millionaire and Green Rose, but he has taken his time returning to acting after his army discharge. Now he has not one but two new projects, one film and one... More »

Drama Casting & News
Cha In-pyo heads new KBS drama
by | November 24, 2009 | 17 Comments
Actors Cha In-pyo (Crossing, Hanbando) and Han Go-eun (Can Anyone Love, Capital Scandal) have just been cast to head a new KBS1 daeha drama, or period project. The series is called Great Family [명가] and will premiere on January 2. The story deals with one wealthy family that experiments with... More »

Drama Recaps
Hero: Episodes 1-2
by | November 23, 2009 | 45 Comments
I don’t think it’s surprising that Hero started off with low ratings (5.4.% and 4.9%) because its two rivals — KBS’s IRIS, SBS’s You’re Beautiful — are currently in full swing. With the latter ending this week, it’ll be interesting to see how Hero‘s numbers fare in another week’s time... More »

Drama Casting & News
A.N.JELL holds its last concert
by | November 23, 2009 | 176 Comments
As previously announced, the cast of SBS’s You’re Beautiful held another mini-concert on November 23, where footage was shot for the drama’s final episode, which airs this Thursday. The mini-concert was held at Seoul’s Melon AX Hall at 6pm and featured all four of its main cast members — Jang... More »

Drama Casting & News
Weekend dramas stay strong
by | November 23, 2009 | 62 Comments
Smile, Three Brothers, Loving You a Thousand Times It’s a good time to be a weekend drama: Saturdays and Sundays are home to a number of thriving dramas these days. Leading the pack is KBS’s family drama Three Brothers, which again surpassed the 30% mark this weekend. Following the highest-rated... More »

Celebrity News
Fans anticipate Chun Jung-myung’s upcoming army discharge
by | November 23, 2009 | 42 Comments
Yay! With so many twentysomething actors heading off for military service, it’s always nice to see others finishing up and heading back. I’m especially excited to see Chun Jung-myung returning to civilian status this month, and fans are starting to prepare their welcome when he is discharged on November 27.... More »

Drama Recaps
Smile: Episode 17
by | November 22, 2009 | 130 Comments
OMG, WOW. There isso much heart in this episode—the best so far!! Someone remind me to close my slack-jawed mouth before I start drooling over Kang Hyun-soo. Special shoutout: at last! The Han River appears in a Kdrama as more than just a place to scream/vent or have secret arguments/trysts.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Queen of Housewives gets a Season 2
by | November 22, 2009 | 42 Comments
It’s rare, but it happens: the drama Queen of Housewives is getting a second season. According to an MBC representative, the drama will air its Season 2 next fall, and if it is successful, more seasons may follow. From MBC’s point of view, turning a drama into a multiple-season series... More »