‘Gong Yoo’

Drama Casting & News
Only the Goblin sees what lurks behind the door
by | October 20, 2016 | 53 Comments
We’ve got three stills taken from three different angles of one scene, but there’s really not much I can decipher other than the obvious: in broad daylight, something behind an old, abandoned, ivy-covered gate catches the attention of our titular goblin played by Gong Yoo (Train to Busan, Big), giving him pause. tvN’s new fantasy... More »

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Turn off the lights, the Goblin is coming
by | October 13, 2016 | 66 Comments
Okay, now that’s more like it. The first few glimpses we’ve had of Gong Yoo (Big) in his new tvN fantasy romance The Lonely, Shining Goblin have been pretty, but not all that different from any other drama hero he’s played. But in the newest teaser for the series, the spine-tingly factor has been turned... More »

Drama Casting & News
The Lonely, Shining Goblin in his secret garden
by | October 6, 2016 | 114 Comments
I don’t know why, but I thought we’d get something a little more supernatural for our first glimpse of Gong Yoo (Big) as a goblin. It seems silly, since I knew that goblin Gong Yoo would look exactly like human Gong Yoo, so what was I expecting? In any case, here’s our first set of... More »

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Fantasy romance Goblin secures main cast and PD
by | August 29, 2016 | 126 Comments
So it’ll be a reunion between writer and PD after all: PD Lee Eung-bok of KBS’s monster hit Descended From the Sun has been confirmed for Goblin, writer Kim Eun-sook’s next drama over at tvN. PD Lee very recently quit his post at KBS, and as suspected, the timing coincided perfectly for him to reunite... More »

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Song Kang-ho, a spy or not, in Age of Shadows
by | August 26, 2016 | 20 Comments
Espionage thriller Age of Shadows is coming out this September, starring actors Song Kang-ho (Sado) and Gong Yoo (Train to Busan). It has been the focus of much attention due to the fact that it’s the first Korean-language movie project to be financed by Warner Brothers. Age of Shadows takes place during the period of... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Go-eun offered lead opposite Gong Yoo in fantasy romance Goblin
by | May 25, 2016 | 138 Comments
Ah! I’d be more than happy to see Kim Go-eun (Cheese in the Trap) paired alongside Gong Yoo (Train to Busan) for his upcoming fantasy-romance drama Goblin for tvN, to be written by Descended From the Sun star writer Kim Eun-sook, so it’s good news to hear that she’s been offered the role and is... More »

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Train to Busan brings zombie apocalypse to Cannes
by | May 13, 2016 | 32 Comments
Dun, dun, dun! The zombie apocalypse has reached Korea. An unknown virus has spread throughout Seoul and there’s only one safe haven, Busan. New action thriller film Train to Busan is about the passengers of one KTX bullet train and their struggle to survive an unholy terror, and it just had its world premiere on... More »

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Gong Yoo confirms writer Kim Eun-sook’s fantasy drama Goblin
by | April 20, 2016 | 160 Comments
The new drama from Descended From the Sun writer Kim Eun-sook finally has a working title, a story, a timeslot, and a leading man: Gong Yoo (A Man and a Woman, Big) has signed on to headline, and the series is due to air on tvN in November, as expected. It’s called Goblin, and it’ll... More »

Drama Casting & News
Gong Yoo courted to headline writer Kim Eun-sook’s tvN drama
by | April 16, 2016 | 122 Comments
With mega-hit Descended From the Sun already in her rearview mirror, star writer Kim Eun-sook is going full-steam ahead on her next project, her untitled fall series for cable network tvN. An offer is currently out to Gong Yoo (Big) to be her next leading man, and he’s considering favorably. At this point, I’m sure... More »

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Gong Yoo, Song Kang-ho headline occupation-era thriller
by | May 12, 2015 | 23 Comments
Director Kim Jee-woon (I Saw the Devil, The Good, the Bad, the Weird) is back with a new action movie, a period piece set during the Japanese occupation called Secret Agent. It’s no surprise that he went straight to Song Kang-ho (The Attorney) to reunite for what will be their fourth collaboration since 1998’s Quiet... More »