News Bits: 7/15/11 Edition

HARRY POTTER HAS ARRIVED!

In the photo above you have Gregory Goyle (Josh Herdman), Draco Malfoy (Tom Felton), and Blaise Zabini (Louis Cordice).

SPOILER ALERT: This is a shot of the fight in the Room of Requirement. Zabini replaces Vincent Crabbe (Jamie Waylett) as the actor was sentenced to 120 hours of community service for drug possession. Waylett and Herdman have had their run ins with the law – let’s hope this whole “life imitating art” thing doesn’t last for very long. END SPOILER

I’m OK with the change in characters for particular scenes – especially because in this case, it’s a bit out of the producers’ and director’s control. Also – have I ever said how much I loved Draco in his all black suits? I mean, he looks FINE! But the whole holding hands thing? I actually kinda find it so weirdly funny.

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A Year in Review: KDrama Watching in 2010

I debated for a while on whether I should write up this post. I mean, come on – every other Kdrama blogging site is doing one. Or, the ones I read do. I also admittedly have skimmed through a lot. Yes. Skim.

I have to say that 2010 was a big year for me in terms of dramas. I have never worked so closely with dramas before, and recapping is a pure joy. As I was compiling the list, I realized that I saw more dramas than I ever have in my entire life. Some were not to completion, and some were fleeting. But I included them in the list because I get to explain why I didn’t continue a certain drama. I also realized that I watched a LOT of SBS dramas. I also saw a lot of dramas that were not made or released in 2010, but more like catching up.

So here goes, a review of dramas I saw that came out in 2010 – the good, the meh, and the bad.

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An Interview with Jung Kyung Ho

Jung Kyung Ho, best known for his role as Hyun Soo in Smile You, will be starring in a new drama special The Great Gye Choon Bin. 10asiae had an interview with him discussing his career as an actor. After such a hit drama, it’s surprising he would want to choose a one-episode drama next, and so Jung discusses what he looks for in a role.

The following is an excerpt of his interview:

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