Chungmuro/Film News
Spend Christmas with Romantic Island
by | November 24, 2008 | 26 Comments
Romantic Island finally makes it to the big screen. It was first announced as I Feel Happy (or I Feel Lucky), and while name changes are common, that was almost a year ago and I was starting to wonder what was up with the movie. All the actors had gone... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Cosmetics team reunites for Story Sadder Than Sadness
by | November 23, 2008 | 16 Comments
Huh. When it rains, it pours? Coming on the heels of his drama announcement for Cinderella Man, Kwon Sang-woo is announcing his next film project, starring alongside Lee Bo-young (Queen of the Game). If you thought from reading about Cinderella Man that Kwon playing a dual role with an identity... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Feature directing debut in the works for Yoo Ji-tae
by | November 23, 2008 | 6 Comments
Yoo Ji-tae is readying to don his director’s hat once more for his debut feature film. The 32-year-old actor has had remarkable success in his acting roles (Oldboy, Traces of Love), and has also enjoyed a good amount of praise for his previous three short films, which he wrote and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Two Kwons for the price of one
by | November 23, 2008 | 15 Comments
Recently married Kwon Sang-woo (Bad Love) is looking for his next drama project, and he seems to have settled on one: Cinderella Man. Kwon unexpectedly dropped out of his last film project at the last minute, which he was to star in with Ha Ji-won, and suffered a few criticisms... More »

Celebrity News
Go Soo puts on a show
by | November 22, 2008 | 14 Comments
Remember how I complained that all the photos sucked from Go Soo’s recent Japan fanmeeting? I don’t know if Yonhap was the only news outlet who cared to cover the event, but now his management company has released official stills from the fanmeeting. Why they waited so long, I have... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Hyun-joo still waiting for her payday
by | November 22, 2008 | 8 Comments
Kim Hyun-joo appeared in her last drama, Insoon is Pretty, a year ago, but she still hasn’t received full payment for it. She filed a lawsuit on the 19th to demand payment; drama production company (Kim Jong-hak Productions) and her former management company (Yeonyeong Entertainment) owe her approximately 100 million... More »

Celebrity News
Splitsville: Lee Seo-jin dumps Kim Jung-eun
by | November 21, 2008 | 127 Comments
Say it ain’t so! One of the most openly affectionate couples in the K-entertainment sphere, who were largely expected to announce wedding plans sometime soon (possibly even this year), has instead broken it off. Kim Jung-eun and Lee Seo-jin started dating while filming the 2006 SBS drama Lovers, and had... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #58
by | November 21, 2008 | 23 Comments
  Another Friday, another Open Thread. Go nuts. Anyone have a memorable week? Special weekend plans? Edit: It’s that time of year again! If you’ve got a spare minute (or, okay, ten), please consider taking this >> Blog Reader Project survey << (You can skip questions.) Plus, just for kicks... More »

Drama Casting & News
Chae Shi-ra becomes Empress Cheon-chu
by | November 21, 2008 | 11 Comments
I mentioned in the previous post about Go Hyun-jung’s new sageuk that the upcoming year would showcase three prominent sageuk dramas starring three famous actresses, and the first of those has just revealed its posters. (The other two dramas are Go’s Queen Seon-deok for MBC and Jung Ryeo-won‘s SBS series... More »

Celebrity News
A scene from training camp
by | November 20, 2008 | 10 Comments
As with Eric before him, a photo of Kim Dong-wan (who enlisted earlier this week) was uploaded on the army website just days after he entered training. He’ll remain in training for four weeks before serving out his service in the army office. Via Now News RELATED POSTS Kim Dong-wan... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Blue Dragon Awards 2008
by | November 20, 2008 | 77 Comments
Kim Haneul and Kang Ji-hwan Did the Blue Dragon Awards sneak up on us this year or what? As one of the largest year-end awards shows, the Blue Dragon always tends to draw out a good number of A-listers, and we saw plenty of them out on the red carpet... More »