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Drama Casting & News
Pretty warrior problems in new teasers and stills for Hwarang
by | December 9, 2016 | 33 Comments
More pretty boys (and girl!) coming your way. We’ve got couple stills of Go Ara (You’re All Surrounded) and Park Hyung-shik (High Society), along with new teasers for more of the Hwarang warriors: V of Bangtan Boys, Jo Yoon-woo (I Order You), and Do Ji-han (Basketball). Upcoming KBS youth sageuk Hwarang takes place 1500 years... More »


Drama Casting & News
Drunken hijinks and piggyback rides in youth drama Hwarang
by | December 5, 2016 | 71 Comments
New character teasers and stills for KBS youth sageuk Hwarang set the stage for bromance, romance, and hijinks galore, as we learn more about our three main characters: Park Seo-joon (She Was Pretty) as a quirky and fearless warrior, Park Hyung-shik (High Society) as a faceless king who hides among the people, and Go Ara... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cuddles and fights in Hwarang’s lighthearted second teaser
by | November 29, 2016 | 98 Comments
Every time I see new promo material for KBS’s youth sageuk Hwarang, it switches gears on me—the posters seemed light and fluffy, the first teaser seemed earnest and at least trying to be serious, and the second teaser is totally goofy and slapstick. I wasn’t quite expecting this kind of humor, but at least now... More »


Drama Casting & News
Go Ara scribbles away in Hwarang still cuts
by | November 25, 2016 | 14 Comments
Let’s be thankful this holiday season because soon it’ll be raining pretty men. KBS youth sageuk Hwarang, a coming-of-age historical drama set in the Silla kingdom 1500 years ago, premieres this December and they’re revving up for it with a flurry of promo activities. Flowery posters and the official teaser just came out this month,... More »


Drama Casting & News
The pretty and fierce guardians of Silla in first teaser for Hwarang
by | November 22, 2016 | 119 Comments
The first teaser is out for KBS’s new youth fusion sageuk Hwarang, a drama that takes place 1,500 years ago during the Silla Dynasty. The story revolves around the Hwarang warriors, known for being handsome and militarily skilled, as they exhibit their fiery passion, encounter love, and grow as men and warriors. The teaser offers... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hwarang’s beautiful warriors: Take two
by | November 2, 2016 | 77 Comments
There, now THAT’S better.   I’d argue that it’s still too late to undo this, but hey, pretty character posters are a start. Maybe Park Seo-joon made up with his stylist and they’re having a good day. Don’t ever fight again, OKAY?!    ... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Je-hoon turns Phantom Detective for comic-action-noir Detective Hong Gil-dong
by | April 30, 2016 | 45 Comments
Finally it’s almost here! Detective Hong Gil-dong: Missing Village (English title: Phantom Detective) is premiering on May 4. Starring Lee Je-hoon (Signal) as the badass anti-hero Hong Gil-dong, this neo-noir action flick is brought to you by director Jo Sung-hee, the same man behind fantasy-melo film A Werewolf Boy. Man with no memories. A hero... More »


Drama Casting & News
Meet the beautiful knights of Hwarang: The Beginning
by | April 4, 2016 | 209 Comments
You know what, I was wrong. Really wrong — to believe that Park Seo-joon (She Was Pretty) was good-looking in only a quirky, unconventional way, and not at all the pretty-boy way. Because looking at these freshly released promo images for KBS’s upcoming drama Hwarang: The Beginning, I found him fitting right in to the... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 2, 2016
by | April 2, 2016 | 41 Comments
Lee Sang-yoon Heads, ask and ye shall receive. During an interview on March 30, Lee Sang-yoon said about a Liar Game 2: “The director, writers, and all of us actors believe the sequel will happen.” He went on to explain that barring scheduling conflicts, all involved hope to begin production on the project later this year or early... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hwarang confirms cast, secures summer broadcast on KBS
by | January 5, 2016 | 46 Comments
Summer? I have to wait until summer to see Park Seo-joon again? It’s like a cruel tease, this news. Though really, I’m just super happy that he signed on to headline the new youth sageuk Hwarang: The Beginning, about the original flower boys of the Silla dynasty. The new drama from Oh Boy Pictures (Flower... More »