Chungmuro/Film News
Bad men abound in Penthouse Elephant
by | September 28, 2009 | 37 Comments
Penthouse Elephant [펜트하우스 코끼리] is a new movie that is pushing the provocative/sexy angle and which is described on these freshly released posters as exploring “The secret private lives of bad men.” Those three leading men are played by Jang Hyuk (Tazza), Jo Dong-hyuk (Likable or Not), and Lee Sang-woo... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kang Dong-won’s Sworn Brothers wraps filming
by | September 28, 2009 | 23 Comments
As a 1981-er, Kang Dong-won (Maundy Thursday) will have to enlist in his mandatory military service by the end of this year, which means that his most recent film, Sworn Brothers [의형제], will be his last. (He has another film still to come out, the fantasy-action movie Jeon Woo Chi,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Who’s to blame for confusing characters?
by | September 28, 2009 | 86 Comments
There have been several discussions on this site about this topic, so I found the following article pretty timely. I both agree and disagree with the points outlined below, but regardless of my personal take on the matter, I’m certain there is enough room for convincing arguments on both sides... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Junki releases a Thai photobook
by | September 28, 2009 | 19 Comments
Lee Junki, who enjoys strong popularity throughout Asia, is launching “Sawasdee Khrab,” his Thai photobook whose title is taken from the Thai phrase for hello. He revealed the book in Bangkok on September 27 and held a press conference before a hundred reporters from various Asian media outlets. Lee also... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
November release for Into the White Night
by | September 27, 2009 | 44 Comments
This is the poster for Sohn Ye-jin and Go Soo‘s latest film, a dark thriller called Baekyahaeng: Walk Into the White Night [백야행 — 하얀 어둠 속을 걷다] or simply Into the White Night, which now has a theatrical release date set for November. It has also released a teaser... More »

Celebrity News
Stars collaborate on travel blog and book project
by | September 27, 2009 | 23 Comments
Three actors — Ji Jin-hee (The Man Who Can’t Get Married), Yoon Kye-sang (Triple), and Sunwoo Sun (Queen of Housewives) — have teamed up for something called the “it Travel” project, which consists of a travel book and DVD in which they showcase photos taken on their journeys and express... More »

Celebrity News
Hyun Bin puts on a show
by | September 27, 2009 | 35 Comments
I know I just mentioned Hyun Bin‘s fanmeeting in Japan two posts ago, but then photos of the event cropped up. And I figured, thinking of all the Hyun Bin admirers of the world, that photos should be posted. Ja? Tags: fanmeetings, Hyun Bin... More »

Drama Casting & News
Preview videos for Hot-Blooded Salesman
by | September 27, 2009 | 25 Comments
Hot-Blooded Salesman [열혈장사꾼] is the new KBS drama series starring Chae Jung-ahn (Cain & Abel) and Park Hae-jin (East of Eden) as, well, hot-blooded salesmen. Specifically, car salesmen. In these stills and preview clips (watch below), Chae gets into character showing off a sexier image than her usual elegant one.... More »

Celebrity News
Hyun Bin’s tears are 100% all-natural
by | September 26, 2009 | 47 Comments
While promoting his drama The World They Live In in Yokohama on September 26, Hyun Bin mentioned the topic of crying scenes. He explained that he’d been advised early on that “Your tears should be produced of your own accord. I believe that means you have to become that immersed... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Jae-wook sells out Tokyo fanmeeting
by | September 26, 2009 | 13 Comments
Speaking of fanmeetings in Japan, Coffee Prince and Antique Bakery pretty boy Kim Jae-wook has sold out his within a week of tickets going on sale. (Given the popularity of those two projects and Kim’s pretty face — and his fluency in Japanese — this is no surprise. This is... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Bum models for T.I for Man
by | September 25, 2009 | 55 Comments
Not much to say about Kim Bum‘s new clothing ads, but then again, who needs words? Other than “rawr,” perhaps. Even if the actor is only 20 years old, he’s looking pretty grown-up these days. These photos are for the Fall/Winter line of apparel brand T.I For Man. Kim Bum... More »