‘press conferences’

Drama Casting & News
Hon drama production press conference
by | August 3, 2009 | 24 Comments
Not that this is unusual for a kdrama, but I’ll say it again: This is one good-looking cast. On August 3, the cast of MBC’s Hon gathered at the Ilsan MBC Dream Center for the drama’s production press conference. And while the drama’s two marquee names are Lee Seo-jin (Yi San) and ex-FinKL member Lee... More »

Drama Casting & News
Press conference day for SBS’s Dream
by | July 21, 2009 | 43 Comments
Ja Myung Go is wrapping up this week, and you know what this means: Next Monday, the much-buzzed-about new drama Dream premieres. The SBS drama held its production press conference in Busan on July 21, and the lead actors came looking fan-tas-tic. See for yourselves!... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Preview screening for horror movie Chaw
by | July 8, 2009 | 12 Comments
Just watch, I’ll bet that after all the razzing I’ve done about Chaw [차우], it’ll put me to shame and turn out to be a hit. It’s just that I can’t get past the dubious-sounding premise of a wild, people-killing boar going on the rampage near a small village that results in a hunt through... More »

Drama Casting & News
Partner production press conference
by | June 19, 2009 | 28 Comments
With less than a week left till the premiere of new legal drama Partner [파트너], the cast was on hand at the series production press conference on June 19. The drama is KBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday offering and stars Kim Hyun-joo (Insoon is Pretty) and Lee Dong-wook (La Dolce Vita). Partner is described as showing a... 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 »

Chungmuro/Film News
A Million has its press conference
by | June 16, 2009 | 37 Comments
The movie Billion [10억] seems to have adopted the English-language title A Million, which is odd since the title literally means “a billion.” I can only surmise that this is a rough conversion of money, since 1 billion won is a little less than 1 million dollars, which is the prize money in the plot... More »

Drama Casting & News
Triple press conference
by | June 2, 2009 | 65 Comments
Look, it’s gonna be tedious calling out “MINE” for every single cast member and photo, so howsabout we just come to the understanding that they are ALL mine? Okay? Phew, I knew we could work that out. Also, please note that this drama is now premiering on June 11, THURSDAY (not Wednesday). In the past... More »

Drama Casting & News
The Man Who Can’t Get Married script reading and press day
by | May 6, 2009 | 75 Comments
Ji Jin-hee, Kim So-eun The Man Who Can’t Get Married [결혼 못하는 남자] is a new KBS series that will replace Story of a Man come June. You may already know that it is based on the popular Japanese drama Kekkon Dekinai Otoko (which means “man who can’t get married”), which aired in 2006 The... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
“Mother”‘s mother-son pair at film press conference
by | April 26, 2009 | 37 Comments
Aww, how sweet. The majority of photos coming out of the April 27 press conference for the film Mother [마도] are focused on Won Bin — but you can’t really blame the press, because it has been so freaking long since he has been in the spotlight, and fans have been waiting for years for... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Bonding through music in Sky and Sea
by | April 17, 2009 | 24 Comments
Sky and Sea [하늘과 바다] is the new music-themed film for Jang Nara, wherein she plays a violinist who befriends other young musicians. On the 17th, reporters were invited down to the filming location at a university campus in Ansung, Kyeonggi province. The cast also features singer Hyun Juni playing a rock-band vocalist, which isn’t... More »