Posts Tagged ‘Cha Tae-hyun’

Chungmuro/Film News
Slow Video’s trailer attracts rapid attention
by | September 13, 2014 | 40 Comments
We may not have known anything about the plot when we first heard about Slow Video, but I’m happy to report that the movie seems to deliver on its promise of a heartwarming comedy — it looks reeeally stinking cute. In it, Cha Tae-hyun plays Yeo Jang-bu, a man with a unique ability to see... More »


Drama Casting & News
My Sassy Girl aiming for double revival on big and small screens
by | June 19, 2014 | 64 Comments
Rom-com classic My Sassy Girl wasn’t merely a box-office hit, it propelled its two leads to stardom, bolstered (or maybe even kickstarted) the spread of Hallyu when it was still in its incipient stages, and set the bar for rom-coms to follow. So it’s no surprise that there have been numerous attempts at spin-offs, remakes,... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kim Jong-min and Cha Tae-hyun stick with 1 Night 2 Days
by | November 11, 2013 | 52 Comments
girlfriday: The verdict is in: Sunday night variety show 1 Night 2 Days will be going ahead with Season 3 and members Kim Jong-min and Cha Tae-hyun will be staying on. Buh-bye, Yoo Hae-jin, Lee Su-geun, Uhm Tae-woong, and Sung Shi-kyung. javabeans: I’m surprised anybody’s staying behind. After the last announcement about the projected departures,... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1N2D loses more members, recasts for Season 3
by | November 6, 2013 | 110 Comments
Speaking of variety shows that have gone on too long, there’s a large-scale shake-up in store for KBS’s once-flagship Sunday variety show 1 Night 2 Days. On the heels of losing its youngest member, Joo-won, the show is also losing its main MC, Lee Su-geun… and potentially (probably) three others. My first reaction was that... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Nam Sang-mi joins Cha Tae-hyun in Slow Video
by | October 26, 2013 | 18 Comments
Nam Sang-mi has officially signed on to play Cha Tae-hyun’s co-star in the human comedy movie Slow Video, which is great news because I love both actors and think they’d do well together — they’ve both got a warm, relatable charm and a great vibe for feel-good stories. (This casting news was previously teased back... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Cha Tae-hyun lines up new human comedy movie
by | September 22, 2013 | 52 Comments
Cha Tae-hyun has announced his newest movie, a human comedy titled Slow Video. Sadly there is zero information actually given about the plot itself, leaving us to wonder what exactly a slow video is (slow motion?) or why that would be the basis for a movie. On the other hand, it’s Cha Tae-hyun doing a... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 444
by | June 29, 2013 | 134 Comments
EPISODE 444. Broadcast on June 23, 2013. javabeans: So here we are for Part 2 of the Bokbulbok Trip, where the show has to go to Joo-won’s hometown (Seoul), in the luxury RV, wearing team T-shirts (which got swapped for slightly more embarrassing outfits), with a stop along the way (to a member’s home), with... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 443
by | June 22, 2013 | 68 Comments
EPISODE 443. Broadcast on June 16, 2013. girlfriday: The boys gather outside KBS for a new trip, and there’s a big fanfare over props today. Either it’s a special, or someone just really wanted to empty out the prop truck. javabeans: I would like to take this moment to point out that if you call... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 442
by | June 15, 2013 | 58 Comments
EPISODE 442. Broadcast on June 9, 2013. javabeans: So this is Part 2 of the Yoona-Kimchi-Eel-Fishing-Taste-Matching special, and our two teams have both gotten a chance to sample their main ingredient. Now it’s time to figure out what foods best complement them. girlfriday: Each team has sent a member out to sea, and Tae-hyun lands... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 441
by | June 8, 2013 | 82 Comments
EPISODE 441. Broadcast on June 2, 2013. girlfriday: Back to the Friendship Special, where the boys are asked to vote for the winner of the Friendship Award. Are they supposed to vote for the member they’re closest to? javabeans: They’re… not very clear on the rules, are they? I liked it better last time when... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 440
by | June 1, 2013 | 61 Comments
EPISODE 440. Broadcast on May 26, 2013. girlfriday: So back to the Friendship Special, where the boys have just won their chicken leg contest against the maritime policy academy’s football team. By some miracle, I might add. javabeans: I think the cast played a little dirty the second time around, ha. Not like they cheated,... More »