‘Ha Ji-won’

Chungmuro/Film News
A novelist tries to catch a murderer in Life-Risking Romance
by | December 12, 2016 | 25 Comments
Upcoming cross-genre movie Life-Risking Romance mixes romantic-comedy with mystery-thriller, so the familiar love triangle will be accompanied by a hefty dose of whodunit. Ha Ji-won (Chronicle of a Blood Merchant) stars as a bumbling mystery novelist named Han Jae-in, who spent the last five years thinking about writing her next novel with no actual writing... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Byung-heon out of John Woo film, Ha Ji-won possibly in
by | May 10, 2016 | 17 Comments
There was a bit of a hullabaloo, but we finally have the facts on Hollywood film director John Woo’s (Mission: Impossible II) new international project, Manhunt. When it was first announced, a whole bunch of names were thrown around as potential leads and up until March, Lee Byung-heon (Inside Men) was one of the strongest... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 19, 2016
by | March 19, 2016 | 53 Comments
Kim So-eun, Lee Won-geun They should make for a very cute onscreen pair: Kim So-eun (Scholar Who Walks the Night) and Lee Won-geun (Sassy Go Go) are confirmed as the leads for Korean-Chinese web drama Dugeun Dugeun Spike 2. I wonder if her We Got Married hubby Song Jae-rim encouraged Kim to take the job,... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
2015 Busan International Film Festival’s opening red carpet
by | October 1, 2015 | 81 Comments
Is it red carpet season already? The various year-end awards ceremonies for films and dramas will start rolling in this month and go through the end of the year, but the red carpet festivities kick off with the Busan International Film Festival, now in its 20th year. The festival runs from October 1 through October... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 30, 2015
by | August 30, 2015 | 83 Comments
Kim So-yeon, Kwak Shi-yang I stopped watching season 4 of We Got Married when one of my favorite couples left (SoRim forever!), but I’m going to have to start tuning in again because I adore this pairing already — Kim So-yeon (Falling for Innocence) and Kwak Shi-yang (Oh My Ghostess) are the newest couple to get hitched on the show.... More »

Drama Recaps
The Time I’ve Loved You: Episode 16 (Final)
by | August 18, 2015 | 162 Comments
There’s nothing that’ll surprise anyone here, which shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who’s been following along. But alas, we’ve finally reached the end of a road with way too many unnecessary detours for its own good, one where the destination is so padded and fluffy (and two hours long!) that it theoretically should... More »

Drama Recaps
The Time I’ve Loved You: Episode 15
by | August 17, 2015 | 90 Comments
Welcome to the beginning of a two-episode epilogue, replete with our two friendbirds learning how to navigate the transition between seventeen years of platonic togetherness and a newly formed relationship. But to those seeking conflict, you might want to look elsewhere, because who needs that taking up valuable screen time when those scenes could be... More »

Drama Recaps
The Time I’ve Loved You: Episode 14
by | August 11, 2015 | 58 Comments
Feelings get sorted out on all sides this hour, giving previously irrational characters a sudden sense of—well, sense—in an hour that feels way more like a finale than it probably ought to. Still, for anyone who’s been waiting patiently for more Hana and Won action, then this is the episode for you. Who next week’s... More »

Drama Recaps
The Time I’ve Loved You: Episode 13
by | August 10, 2015 | 46 Comments
Only friends can get away with throwing each other belated birthday parties, even if they should’ve been the ones most on top of said friend’s birthday in the first place. Hana and Won come to some sort of agreement about where their friendship stands in relation to the revelations posed by his confession(-ish) this episode,... More »

Drama Recaps
The Time I’ve Loved You: Episode 12
by | August 7, 2015 | 89 Comments
After all this time, some major problems the show set up for itself are finally addressed—though the conveniently timed pseudo-explanations may (nay, will) leave you with more questions than answers. But at least there’s some forward progress with Won, even if it took seventeen years for him to just change his mind. At the end... More »