Drama Recaps
IRIS: Episode 18
by | February 11, 2010 | 10 Comments
Just when you thought things could only get better, it only drastically goes wrong. Why, you ask? Well, of course! – We have two more episodes! (I promise – two-episode recap next time!) Therefore – we need a few more problems and obstacles before we bring the series to an... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim So-yeon cast in Prosecutor Mata Hari
by | February 11, 2010 | 51 Comments
Kim So-yeon is taking the lead in a new SBS drama called Prosecutor Mata Hari, which comes to us from the writer-director pair behind Brilliant Legacy. (PD Jin Hyuk also directed the gorgeous historical series Painter of the Wind and the slick celebrity-packed On Air, while writer So Hyun-kyung also... More »

Drama Casting & News
SBS’s OB-GYN features a parade of cameos
by | February 11, 2010 | 12 Comments
SBS’s new medical drama OB-GYN is piling on the cameo appearances as celebrities make guest spots as patients. The drama is doing middling numbers in the 10% range but has met with generally favorable response. The first two episodes last week featured actress-MC Hyun Young, and adds several more guests... More »

Drama Recaps
Wish Upon a Star: Episode 12
by | February 10, 2010 | 95 Comments
(Awwww. And look at the little-boy slippers next to the grown-up ones!) A very good episode for Pal-gang, I thought. Is it strange to feel proud of fictional characters for making mature decisions and being levelheaded? That sounds like it ought to be boring stuff, but on the contrary, it’s... More »

Drama Casting & News
Moon Jung-hee joins Oh My Lady
by | February 10, 2010 | 7 Comments
SBS’s upcoming romantic comedy Oh My Lady! adds another actress to its cast in Moon Jung-hee; the drama places the actress in the familiar world of musicals (Moon used to act in musicals before she transitioned to television with dramas like My Sweet Seoul and Iron Empress). Her character is... More »

Drama Recaps
The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry: Episode 5
by | February 10, 2010 | 96 Comments
[Everyone, girlfriday will be helping me with The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry recaps, starting with this one! We’ll be switching off episodes, and I hope you’ll enjoy her wonderfully written and witty recaps as much as I do. —javabeans] This episode amps up the chemistry between Shin-young and... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Hye-sung considers early army entry
by | February 10, 2010 | 22 Comments
This is rather late to be hearing about casting news, but rising actor Kim Hye-sung (Unstoppable High Kick, Boy Meets Boy) is another notable young face to look for in the upcoming Korean War movie Into the Gunfire, which is currently filming and stars a number of well-known names. (Kwon... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Jae-wook joins cast of Bad Guy
by | February 10, 2010 | 47 Comments
Joining Kim Nam-gil and Han Ga-in in their upcoming drama Bad Guy (or Bad Man) is Coffee Prince‘s Kim Jae-wook, who will complete the love triangle as the successor to a large corporation. His character possesses everything a person could want but feels a loneliness and emptiness inside. After losing... More »

Drama Recaps
Wish Upon a Star: Episode 11
by | February 9, 2010 | 80 Comments
Big episode! There are big movements in most of the relationships, and we also find out what the big deal about Kang-ha’s pained past is. (And it actually makes pretty good sense.) Or at least, we find out about the childhood part of it; his past romantic issue is hinted... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Ji-suk added to Personal Taste
by | February 9, 2010 | 37 Comments
Chuno‘s slave-hunting Kim Ji-suk has just been cast in MBC’s upcoming trendy drama Personal Taste. Both are Wednesday-Thursday dramas, albeit on different stations, so this means he’ll be busy jumping from one project right into the next. I have mixed feelings about this, because while Kim Ji-suk can be amusing... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Ji Jin-hee’s Parallel Life
by | February 9, 2010 | 11 Comments
Ji Jin-hee and Lee Jong-hyuk are both currently working on drama projects, and they also have a movie set to come out mid-month, the mystery-thriller Parallel Life, which is building up buzz online for its story: the main character draws connections between the murder of a family thirty years ago... More »