Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 11
by | August 7, 2009 | 84 Comments
(written by Samsooki, editing, layout, design and “You Can’t Fight City Hall” by 0timelost, cleown, and mead33) Episode 11 – “You Had Me At An-Nyung (안녕).” Jo Gook has come back and found that his hamster that he saved from tomato-throwing goons is being cared for by another. Jung Do again??... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #95
by | August 7, 2009 | 240 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
Smile casts Lee Kyu-han
by | August 6, 2009 | 24 Comments
Coming on the heels of the drama announcement for Lee Min-jung‘s next project Smile [그대, 웃어요], we have news of one of the two male leads: It has cast Lee Kyu-han, who played Sam-soon’s amusing rapscallion of an ex-boyfriend in My Name is Kim Sam-soon and the more strait-laced second... More »

Drama Casting & News
Cast additions to I Love You Ten Million Times
by | August 6, 2009 | 23 Comments
Lee Shi-young, Kim Heechul I Love You Ten Million Times [천만번 사랑해] is a new SBS weekend drama whose main cast has already been filled by Lee Soo-kyung, Ryu Jin, and Jung Kyeo-woon. I’d noted the interesting-sounding plot when the drama was first announced; it deals with surrogacy and the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Shin-hye is Jang Geun-seok’s girl in You’re Beautiful
by | August 6, 2009 | 120 Comments
Jang Geun-seok has found his love interest for the Hong sisters idol-star drama You’re Beautiful [미남이시네요], and it’s 19-year-old Park Shin-hye (Radish Kimchi and Goong S). The plot traces the growth and development of teenage aspiring pop stars as they are trained in idol groups. Jang’s character is a simple... More »

Drama Casting & News
Itazura na Kiss comes to Korea
by | August 6, 2009 | 182 Comments
Group Eight, the producers who butchered adapted Hana Yori Dango into the hot mess that was Boys Before Flowers, is adapting another popular Japanese manga for Korean television: Itazura na Kiss, or Playful Kiss, which was turned into an anime series as well as the Taiwanese drama It Started With... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Ji-hoon makes his sageuk debut
by | August 6, 2009 | 34 Comments
All right, so Kim Ji-hoon isn’t exactly a strong actor, but he IS very, very pleasant to look at. (I mean, really really great eye-candy. The first thing I said when I saw the news and the accompanying photos was, “Oooh.”) He’s also taking on his sageuk debut as he... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Min-jung gets her first leading role
by | August 5, 2009 | 39 Comments
Lee Min-jung, most well-known for her recent role playing Lee Min-ho’s annoying (but endearing) fiancée in Boys Before Flowers, is getting her first leading role. It’ll be in the new SBS weekend drama Smile (more literally, Smile, You [그대, 웃어요], which is a working title). At first glance, the story... More »

Drama Casting & News
My Fair Lady’s prince on a white horse
by | August 5, 2009 | 43 Comments
KBS’s My Fair Lady (aka Please Take Care of the Young Lady, aka 아가씨를 부탁해, aka 아부해) has been doing a pretty good job of releasing still shots of its drama at a steady trickle, no doubt to keep interest high and fans’ appetites for news whetted. The latest to... More »

Drama Casting & News
Hometown of Legends is back for a 2009 edition
by | August 5, 2009 | 12 Comments
After last year’s revival of 1990s horror series Hometown of Legends proved to be a hit (and starred some recognizable names like Choi Su-jong, Park Min-young, Jae Hee, Lee Jin), KBS is bringing it back for a fresh new run this summer. That also means that Hon won’t be the... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Su Ae and Jo Seung-woo are lovers in “Like Fireworks”
by | August 5, 2009 | 18 Comments
The movie Like Fireworks, Like a Butterfly [불꽃처럼 나비처럼] has settled on a premiere date, even though one of its stars, Jo Seung-woo, will still be serving his military service when it releases for the upcoming Chuseok fall harvest holiday. The film is set in the late Joseon era and... More »