Posts Tagged ‘Bae Soo-bin’

Drama Casting & News
Bae Soo-bin, Lee Yoon-ji in angsty drama special That Love
by | April 11, 2014 | 42 Comments
Bae Soo-bin (Secret, 49 Days) and Lee Yoon-ji (King’s Family, The Great Seer) star in an upcoming KBS2 drama special called That Love (or That Kind of Love). The drama short, directed by Cha Young-hoon (Shark, Gaksital) and written by Lee Joo-yeon, is about the ill-fated love between a convict and a civil servant. In... More »


Drama Casting & News
2013 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2013 | 159 Comments
Here’s the last of this year’s drama awards over at KBS, where God of the Workplace, Good Doctor, and Secret were the big winners of the evening. Unsurprisingly, Kim Hye-soo took home the Daesang for her performance in God of the Workplace. She’s fabulous; her outfit, not so much. Just wait for it. Joo-won took... More »


Drama Recaps
Secret: Episode 1
by | October 1, 2013 | 190 Comments
Where does the time go? Secret premiered on KBS this past week to some pretty dismal ratings, which either means that their time slot is still cursed by previous drama Sword and Flower, or that the hype machine wasn’t strong enough. Alternatively, it could be the sense of déjà vu one gets while watching—so far,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Get ready for new revenge(-but-not-really) melo Secret
by | September 11, 2013 | 64 Comments
Well, here’s the first official poster for KBS’s melodrama Secret, and alls I gotta say is, if you paid somebody anything to make it, you got robbed. C’mon, I’m pretty sure I could do that, and I barely know my way around Photoshop. Secret is the drama starring Ji Sung and Hwang Jung-eum in a... More »


Drama Casting & News
New KBS melodrama Secret prepares to wring tears
by | September 4, 2013 | 75 Comments
It’s kind of strange, but amongst all the time-travelers, aliens, and super-powered folk in dramaland these days, the conventional melodrama is becoming the rarer species. Not that I’m one to complain about that, since my melodrama tolerance is lower than most. But KBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama Secret has two things going for it: a solid... More »


Drama Casting & News
Bae Soo-bin and Lee Da-hee join Secret
by | August 7, 2013 | 56 Comments
Now that leads Ji Sung and Hwang Jung-eum are confirmed for KBS’s new melodrama Secret, it’s time to get our second leads squared away. They got some pretty great ones, I have to say — Bae Soo-bin (49 Days) and Lee Da-hee (I Hear Your Voice) — though I suppose when your plot hinges on... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Ji-tae wins Jury Prize at Deauville for directorial debut
by | March 10, 2013 | 18 Comments
Wow, congrats to Yoo Ji-tae on his Jury Prize win this weekend at the 15th Deauville Asian Film Festival in France. (To clarify, it’s not his first directorial endeavor ever, but it is his debut feature.) The award went to his film titled Mai Ratima, which is about a Thai woman named Mai (played by... 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
Bae Soo-bin cast as Yoo Ji-tae’s leading man
by | December 23, 2011 | 46 Comments
…in Yoo Ji-tae’s directorial feature, that is. As previously announced, Yoo is following his recent wedding to actress Kim Hyo-jin by diving back to work, now that his debut directorial feature has secured funding. He’s now locked Bae Soo-bin (49 Days, Dong Yi) in as the film’s leading man. The project’s title has been tweaked... More »


Drama Recaps
49 Days: Episode 20 (Final)
by | May 19, 2011 | 482 Comments
If I tried to explain this episode in a paragraph, I think I’d spill more tears, and frankly, I don’t know if I have any left. So here it is in a nutshell: It’s FUCKING PERFECT. Gah. Okay, fine, it’s maybe a hair shy of perfect, but damn if it isn’t the most satisfying ending... More »


Drama Recaps
49 Days: Episode 19
by | May 18, 2011 | 333 Comments
Oh man, I think I’m out of tears. 49 Days, you owe me tears! Like, a bucketload of them — I need to rehydrate. Drama, I’ll accept my payment in lattes, please. How can a story with such sad elements be so satisfying? We start wrapping up our story threads, but the drama still manages... More »