Posts Tagged ‘Choi Jung-yoon’

Drama Casting & News
Could We Love serves up thoughtful romance for JTBC
by | December 28, 2013 | 31 Comments
With just over a week until the drama premieres, here are more stills and a teaser from JTBC’s upcoming drama Could We Love, the “rom-com for thirty- and fortysomethings” series from the producers of the well-received Could We Get Married. The producers are enough to make this one worth keeping an eye out for, as... More »


Drama Casting & News
Stills from JTBC’s romance drama Could We Love
by | December 17, 2013 | 35 Comments
Romance drama Could We Love, the loose follow-up drama to JTBC’s Could We Marry, is gearing up production for its premiere next month and is starting to release stills from its early shoots. (They’re coming out in a slow trickle, but better slow than nothing.) The series is the one centering around three late-thirties friends... More »


Drama Casting & News
JTBC attracts star lineup for Mom Needs a Man
by | November 10, 2013 | 42 Comments
How’s that for an eye-catching title: Mom Needs a Man, a drama adapted from a novel that’s in the works for JTBC. It’s managed to attract a number of high-profile names to its potential cast list, which is reason enough to keep an eye out for it. Mom and daughter roles will be played by... More »


Drama Casting & News
2012 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2012 | 256 Comments
And closing out the year-end drama awards is KBS, who didn’t stray too far off the beaten path. The big winner tonight was You Who Rolled In Unexpectedly, the big ratings pull for the station this year. Taking home the Daesang was its star, Kim Nam-joo, who continues her reign as queen of the small... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Ojakkyo Brothers: Series Wrap-up
by | February 19, 2012 | 71 Comments
Here we are at the end of the road for the heartwarming weekend family series Ojakkyo Brothers, which concluded its 58-episode run today on KBS, recording series-high ratings at 36.3% for the finale. It was by no means a perfect series, and had stretches of episodes that could have been condensed or done away with... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Ojakkyo Brothers: Halftime report
by | January 17, 2012 | 116 Comments
This show is quickly starting to rival my favorite family comedies. It’s got a great sense of humor, and it’s not afraid to let characters make massive mistakes, with the understanding that we’re going to be along for the ride when they learn, change, and grow. Now that I’m at the halfway-ish point, it’s time... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Ojakkyo Brothers: An Introduction
by | December 31, 2011 | 127 Comments
One of the highest-rated shows of 2011 was actually one that we couldn’t include in the year-end reviews because of its length and that whole space-time continuum thing: the weekend family drama Ojakkyo Brothers, on KBS. I don’t normally pick up family dramas because I find it daunting to start a longer-running show. (I know,... More »


Drama Recaps
Manny: Episodes 1-2
by | April 17, 2011 | 111 Comments
Cable station tvN has entered the midweek prime-time fray with Manny, its new 16-episode romantic-comedy about a male live-in nanny who comes to care for the two kids of a single mom. He’s the consummate pro, she’s the frazzled careerwoman, and together they’ll clash and bicker and romance their way to true love. I was... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
I Am Dad features Kim Seung-woo as world’s worst dad
by | April 14, 2011 | 32 Comments
I Am Dad is the new crime thriller starring Kim Seung-woo as a badass dad out to save his daughter, which opened today in Korea. And…I can’t help but think that it looks a little…familiar. I Am Dad has already attracted lots of comparisons to last year’s crime thriller Ajusshi (aka The Man From Nowhere),... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cable rom-com Manny premieres on tvN
by | April 13, 2011 | 70 Comments
Today marks the launch day of cable channel tvN’s prime-time drama Manny, which stars Seo Ji-seok (Gloria) as a top-rated Seoul nanny. And how cute is he with his charge? The boy almost looks like a little mini-me, with their matching curly hair and prosh outfits. Seo plays Yi-han, a live-in manny from New York... More »


Drama Casting & News
Manny has its love triangle
by | March 22, 2011 | 20 Comments
Another cast member has been added to the upcoming tvN drama Manny: model-actress Byun Jung-soo (Pasta), who reunites with her Bad Couple buddy, Choi Jung-yoon (Smile, You) — albeit as rivals, this time. The drama stars Seo Ji-seok (Gloria, OB-GYN) as a proud New Yorker who’s employed as Seoul’s top manny –a man nanny —... More »