Drama Casting & News
Stills from A Man Called God’s Hawaii shoots
by | February 19, 2010 | 64 Comments
Yiiiiikes. These new photos from MBC’s upcoming drama series A Man Called God almost pain me to see. When the drama’s main star, Song Il-kook, showed off his new body a couple of days ago, I was a little surprised that there were more negative comments than positive, because those... More »

Celebrity News
Drama success presents Choi Jung-won with CF opportunities
by | February 19, 2010 | 34 Comments
Nice to see that drama success is paying off for some, like Choi Jung-won of Wish Upon a Star, who is now entertaining an influx of CF offers. Although the drama itself is what thrusts stars into the spotlight in the first place, CFs are how they make a substantial... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #123
by | February 19, 2010 | 213 Comments
  Needed: WordPress guru! Apparently, the insane number of comments were impeding the loading of pages with more than 300-400 comments. I’ve put in a temporary fix with a paged comments plugin. HOWEVER, I see that the numbering starts over with #1 on every page, which is bound to get... More »

Drama Recaps
The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry: Episode 8
by | February 18, 2010 | 55 Comments
Aw. Poor Min-jae? Actually, as much as I find Kim Bum cute, I liked seeing his character taken down a peg or two. With this episode, we start to get a little more weighty with the relationship issues, but not so much that it feels out of step with the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Male leads cast for Prosecutor Mata Hari
by | February 18, 2010 | 41 Comments
Park Shi-hoo, Han Jung-soo Lots of casting news these days; here are two more roles that have been filled. SBS’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama Prosecutor Mata Hari, which will star Kim So-yeon, has now brought its two leads onboard: Park Shi-hoo and Han Jung-soo. Park Shi-hoo will reprise (and dial up)... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Blockbuster war epic My Way casts its two leads
by | February 18, 2010 | 19 Comments
Looks like a busy year for Sohn Ye-jin, who is preparing for her upcoming drama series (Personal Taste) and has also announced her next film project: My Way [마이 웨이] starring Jang Dong-gun (in perhaps his last role acting as a single man, if upcoming wedding rumors prove to be... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Gab-soo cast as Cinderella’s father
by | February 18, 2010 | 40 Comments
Everyone’s favorite creepy dad/uncle/king/psycho killer Kim Gab-soo (Partner, Hon) is appearing in yet another high-profile drama, Cinderella’s Sister. Woot woot! In the drama, Kim Gab-soo will play the biological father to the drama’s “Cinderella” figure (that would be Seo Woo as the kind, bullied sister) and stepfather to lead star... More »

Drama Casting & News
The Legacy of Will it Snow for Christmas
by | February 18, 2010 | 45 Comments
While the drama Will it Snow for Christmas has received mixed reviews, the true legacy of the drama has been the acting capability of its amazing actors. The drama itself garnered good, but not amazing ratings (it was also overshadowed throughout its run with bigger name dramas: Iris and Chuno),... More »

Drama Recaps
Chuno: Episode 8
by | February 17, 2010 | 56 Comments
  The Thursday episodes cliffhanger tradition continues with the so-close-yet-so-faraway chase between Dae-gil and Tae-ha/Un-nyun… SONG OF THE DAY Enya – “Far and Away” [ Download ] Tags: Chuno, Jang Hyuk, Lee Da-hae, Oh Ji-ho... More »

Drama Casting & News
Family photo of Life Is Beautiful cast
by | February 17, 2010 | 22 Comments
Cast photos are out of hitmaker writer Kim Soo-hyun‘s new SBS weekend drama, Life Is Beautiful. In a Brady Bunch-esque move, a second marriage for a couple brings together their children, creating a large family comprising multiple generations. This cast features a bevy of familiar faces from Kim’s previous dramas,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Song Il-kook gets into shape for new drama
by | February 17, 2010 | 100 Comments
I almost can’t recognize Song Il-kook — star of period dramas Jumong and Kingdom of the Wind — in these newly released photos, which show off his trimmed-down and muscular body. Although normally a fairly fit actor, he is going for a new image in preparation for his upcoming drama,... More »