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Drama Casting & News
Maids deliberates over name change
by | March 30, 2011 | 75 Comments
With its cast in place — Sung Yuri, Jung Kyeo-woon, Kim Min-joon, and Min Hyo-rin — and its May premiere set, KBS’s rom-com series Maids held its first script rehearsals this week. But one lingering issue remains unresolved: the title, with which producers are wrestling after receiving complaints. The problem? One national organization of housekeeping... More »

Drama Casting & News
Maids adds Min Hyo-rin, Kim Min-joon
by | March 28, 2011 | 29 Comments
Two new cast members have been added to Maids: singer-turned-actress (and fashion-mag favorite) Min Hyo-rin and tough guy Kim Min-joon. My reaction to this news is twofold: Yay! and Ehhh… The rom-com vehicle from Pasta’s scriptwriter stars Sung Yuri (Swallow the Sun) as a maid working for rich chaebol families, which brings her into contact... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Min-joon takes villain’s role in Blue Salt
by | November 17, 2010 | 24 Comments
With the addition of Kim Min-joon (Friend, Our Legend), upcoming thriller film Blue Salt has its villain — or at least another one, given that lead actress Shin Se-kyung is playing an assassin. Though I suspect she will not quite be a villainess; her character does approach the retired mob boss played by Song Kang-ho... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
2009 Blue Dragon Film Awards
by | December 2, 2009 | 51 Comments
Kim Ok-bin, of vampire thriller “Thirst” It’s that time of year again: awards season! On December 2, the 30th Blue Dragon Film Awards were held at KBS Hall in Yoido, Seoul, hosted by actors Kim Hye-soo and Lee Beom-soo. Considering the recent slump in the Korean movie industry, it was a pretty good year for... More »

Drama Casting & News
Friend will not be ending early
by | August 16, 2009 | 16 Comments
…in case you were wondering, which you probably weren’t. MBC’s weekend miniseries Friend, Our Legend [친구, 우리들의 전설] has not had the buzzed-about broadcast run it was hoping for when it adapted one of the biggest box-office hits in Korean film history and cast name stars like Hyun Bin and Kim Min-joon in the leads.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Newest posters for Friend, Our Legend
by | June 25, 2009 | 24 Comments
Are you excited for the new drama Friend, Our Legend? If you’re not, that’s okay. I’m not, either, despite (or perhaps because of) all the hype. But there are a lot of dramas that I didn’t expect to like initially that I did in the end, so I won’t make a call until it’s aired.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Press conference day for Friend, Our Legend
by | June 17, 2009 | 32 Comments
MBC’s much-awaited drama adaptation of the 2001 movie Friend, titled Friend, Our Legend [친구, 우리들의 전설], is set to premiere in a couple weeks, and the cast and crew held their drama production press conference on June 17 in Seoul. The cast has some rather large shoes to fill, and none more so than Hyun... More »

Drama Casting & News
Hyun Bin and Kim Min-joon are friends again
by | June 9, 2009 | 39 Comments
Hyun Bin, Kim Min-joon (Cute.) With baseball drama Strike Love winding down on MBC, its replacement series is getting ready to air: Friend, Our Legend [친구, 우리들의 전설], which is the television remake of the immensely successful 2001 film Friend. The series stars Hyun Bin (The World They Live In) and Kim Min-joon (Tazza) as... More »

Drama Casting & News
Shoots nearing completion for Friend
by | May 11, 2009 | 40 Comments
(Hyun Bin, is that really you?) One of the buzzworthy dramas this year is the remake of the 2001 film Friend [친구], which is being adapted for television in MBC’s Friend, Our Legend [친구, 우리들의 전설]. Aside from the casting, the drama has a few things going for it that’s drumming up early interest: It’s... More »

Drama Casting & News
Tazza ends [open thread]
by | November 25, 2008 | 19 Comments
Okay, I’m trying something new here, so please let me know what you think. SBS’s Tazza ended its run today on episode 21, and to send it off, I’m kicking off an open thread. I can’t possibly cover all the dramas out there, but I know you all are watching a bunch of stuff and... More »