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Chungmuro/Film News
Heartwarming awkward love (and tears) in When a Man Loves
by | January 14, 2014 | 23 Comments
Hwang Jung-min’s next project is just a week away from premiere, the movie When a Man Loves (no relation to the Song Seung-heon drama of the same name), and it looks like it’ll be serving up equal doses of comedy, romantic cuteness, and harder melo edge, all of which Hwang is amazing at portraying. The... More »

Drama Casting & News
Marriage angst and partner-swapping in Warm Words
by | November 17, 2013 | 53 Comments
Here’s a peek at SBS’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Warm Words, set to take over Suspicious Housekeeper’s timeslot in just a few weeks. The 20-episode melodrama is about two married couples and one affair that threatens to unravel both households. It’s purported to be Desperate Housewives-y, but the teaser seems just straight melo to me, not... More »

Celebrity News
A parade of stars in October magazines
by | September 24, 2013 | 116 Comments
Warning: Massive photo dump ahead! Every month we get plenty of actors featured in fashion magazine photo spreads, but for some reason it feels like we’ve got a particularly robust lineup in the magazine circuit for October. So let’s get right to it: First up, here’s Lee Min-jung (All About My Romance) in her first... More »

Drama Casting & News
Leading ladies secured for Warm Words
by | September 16, 2013 | 13 Comments
Han Hye-jin (26 Years, Syndrome) is heading back to Korea to shoot a drama, having relocated to England following her July wedding to soccer player Ki Sung-yong (who plays in the UK). She’d given up her spot as host of variety program Healing Camp (which replaced her with Sung Yuri) and I’d wondered whether she’d... More »

Drama Casting & News
Han Hye-jin drops political rom-com, Lee Min-jung steps in?
by | February 15, 2013 | 64 Comments
javabeans: All About My Romance is losing its THIRD (potential) leading lady? What is up with this drama? First Im Soo-jung was about to sign on, then rumors surfaced of Gong Hyo-jin replacing her, and then Han Hye-jin stepped in… and now out again. girlfriday: Or more specifically, what is wrong with the heroine? Shin... More »

Drama Casting & News
Leads cast for rom-com All About My Romance
by | January 23, 2013 | 58 Comments
SBS’s upcoming romantic-comedy drama series All About My Romance has settled upon its leads, and while that means Im Soo-jung is out (having considered the role), we do have confirmation that Shin Ha-kyun (Brain) will be taking the show after all. Joining him as the leading lady is Han Hye-jin (Thorn Birds, Syndrome). The project... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
26 Years opens in first place at the box office
by | December 1, 2012 | 76 Comments
It’s a good day for revenge film 26 Years — after losing investors due to its politically sticky subject matter, languishing in development for four more years, and then resurrected by collecting donations from netizens online (reportedly 5 million won from over 13,000 people), the movie finally saw the light of day, and opened in... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
2012 Blue Dragon Film Awards
by | November 30, 2012 | 120 Comments
The 2012 Blue Dragon Film Awards were held last night, and now it feels like we’ve entered awards season in earnest, following up on last month’s Grand Bell Awards. There were a few of the same names and titles, but on the whole, I’d say the Blue Dragons were much more in line with what... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: June 13, 2012
by | June 13, 2012 | 93 Comments
R2B: Return to Base Yet another name change for Rain’s last pre-army project, pictured above: The movie formerly titled Red Scarf, then Flight: Near the Sun, is now R2B: Return To Base. It will eventually be called BRB: 2Legit2Quit. It’s also got a newly released poster and an August release date. [Source: E Daily]... More »

Drama Casting & News
Medical drama Syndrome is no Brain
by | February 6, 2012 | 84 Comments
…though you couldn’t tell from its promo material. Syndrome‘s newly released posters and trailer are pretty standard stuff, which I could swear I’ve seen tons of times before. Seriously, is there a medical drama template setting in Photoshop, where you insert actors’ faces and out it spews a generic-looking promo shot with the requisite scrubs,... More »