Drama Casting & News
Julien Kang added to Road No. 1
by | January 19, 2010 | 21 Comments
Can’t say this has me too excited: Canadian model-actor Julien Kang has been added to the Korean War epic drama Road No. 1, which stars So Ji-sub, Yoon Kye-sang, and Kim Haneul. According to Kang’s management, he will be playing a U.S. Marine platoon leader. I wasn’t really impressed with... More »

Drama Casting & News
Youthful cast takes over daily drama Fine Windy Day
by | January 18, 2010 | 47 Comments
Kim So-eun, Seo Hyo-rim Daily dramas generally bring in stable ratings and have their loyal audiences, but they’re not usually shows that center around — or get buzz for — their hot young casts. However, KBS’s upcoming daily Fine Windy Day [바람 불어 좋은날] is attracting notice for its youthful... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Da-hae in Marie Claire
by | January 18, 2010 | 78 Comments
Guess it must already be that time of the month again, by which I mean that time when all the fashion mags put out teasers of their star-studded upcoming issues. This time it’s Marie Claire featuring Chuno‘s runaway bride, Lee Da-hae, whose spread will be in the February issue. Lee’s... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Chun Jung-myung puts up his dukes in Vogue
by | January 18, 2010 | 48 Comments
Oh, it is GOOD to have Chun Jung-myung back from the army! The actor is getting right back to work with a new drama (Cinderella’s Sister with Moon Geun-young and Seo Woo) and now a new fashion spread for Vogue. The concept portrays Chun as a mixed martial arts fighter,... More »

Drama Recaps
Chuno: Episode 3
by | January 18, 2010 | 77 Comments
(Samsooki, whom you know from his City Hall recaps, and hjkomo, who previously guest-blogged her year-end review, have stepped up to write recaps for Chuno! Enjoy. —javabeans) Enough ogling the slave-hunters of Chuno! Here are the Gi-Saeng of Chuno! You know, Chuno isn’t so easy to pick up and start... More »

Drama Casting & News
Japan to air Chuno in April
by | January 18, 2010 | 16 Comments
KBS’s hit series Chuno has been scheduled for a Japanese broadcast, and will begin airing in April. The drama had built up strong buzz prior to its airing, and was sold to Japan and Thailand in December before its premiere had even been unveiled. With its high ratings (it’s already... More »

Drama Recaps
God of Study: Episodes 3-4
by | January 17, 2010 | 45 Comments
I’m still not sure which drama I’m going to keep following on Mondays and Tuesdays. It’s tough, because they’re all in good-but-not-great territory for me, which makes it hard to just pick one to stick with. Despite God of Study‘s growing lead in the ratings, I still find it a... More »

Celebrity News
Go Ah-sung in Elle Girl
by | January 17, 2010 | 46 Comments
Her starring role in the hit TV series God of Study has raised the profile of 17-year-old Go Ah-sung, and now she’s also got a fashion spread featured in the upcoming February Elle Girl magazine. The concept for the shoot, according to the staff, was to show a more grown-up... More »

Drama Casting & News
Fans get their “Christmas date” with drama cast
by | January 17, 2010 | 32 Comments
Some happy fans got their “Christmas date” with the cast of Will It Snow For Christmas, per the show’s recent promotional event. If you’ll recall, the SBS drama series held an online event that invited fans to tell memorable Christmas stories, with winners getting to meet the actors and possibly... More »

Drama Casting & News
Im Joo-hwan joins What’s Up
by | January 17, 2010 | 23 Comments
The main cast now looks complete for What’s Up with the addition of Tamra the Island‘s aristocratic Park Kyu, aka actor Im Joo-hwan, which was previously rumored and is now official. This means we may expect to see Im show off some singing skills as he takes on the role... More »

Drama Recaps
IRIS: Episodes 12-13
by | January 16, 2010 | 22 Comments
Sorry for the delay! I watched the episodes a while ago, but then life happened. Anyways – on to episodes 12 and 13! Every episode rehashes old issues, but there’s always one new nugget of information that the writers drop like a single jellybean into my greedy hands. Weird analogy... More »