star Kim Hyun Joong
was asked to describe his character in the upcoming drama on the variety show Section TV
last Friday, and he responded that he'll play an "easily annoyed," "hopeless" dude. In fact, when the drama debuts next month, Kim
said that "September will soon become a hopeless month"! See video of his interview (in Korean) here
, and enjoy dreamy new stills from the show here
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When can we watch the Birdie? Birdie Buddy
, the comics-based golf drama featuring the drama debut of UEE
has been in production now for six months, with not much to show for it
. Usually, entire 20-episode dramas can be filmed (and aired) in this time, but BB
has shot only about seven. Producers Group 8, with the high-profile Playful Kiss
to work on, seem to have allowed this drama to float in limbo for the time being.
Cuteness overload! Yoon Eun Hye
teamed up with a couple of babies to sell laundry detergent in a new commercial--see the 15-second ode to adorable people in clean clothes right here
Lee Min Ho
uploaded some beautiful beach vacation pics to his Twitter account (see them here
), and fans quickly discovered that he was relaxing in the Maldives in the Indian Ocean. Wonder who's holding the camera?
Guns! Glamor! Cell phones! If you're looking forward to the IRIS
(starring Jung Woo Sung
and Cha Seung Won
), check out this collection
of recently released stills from the spy thriller due in November. The true sequel IRIS 2
meanwhile is scheduled for October, 2011.
Know your gumiho! In light of the summer horror drama Tale of the Fox's Child
, and perhaps especially the upcoming My Girlfriend is a Gumiho
, Kdrama news sites are providing background on the creature for those of us who didn't grow up hearing stories of the creepy renard fatale. See how the gumiho has been portrayed in recent Korean films and drama in this retrospective
, and then get an in-depth look at the cultural significance of the embodiment of (evidently) terrifying female sexuality right here
Finally, which Kdrama stars do you think most plastic surgery patients choose as the models for their new faces? Make your guesses and then check out this article
, which also features some surprising statistics: over 10% of recent poll respondents said that they were planning "plastic surgery vacations," with almost half of those saying that they thought their new looks would help them land a job or promotion!