‘Han Hyo-joo’


Drama Casting & News
Han Hyo-joo, Lee Jong-seok confirm new MBC melodrama W
by | March 28, 2016 | 183 Comments
Remember this? I’m sure you do, since it’s the new drama that’s been courting Lee Jong-seok (Pinocchio, Doctor Stranger) and Han Hyo-joo (Love, Lies, Beauty Inside) to headline. The new drama, called W, now has confirmations from both stars and a green light for a broadcast this summer on MBC.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Jong-seok, Han Hyo-joo offered leads in new drama from Nine writer
by | February 2, 2016 | 123 Comments
This would be quite the lineup, if it comes to pass (currently, all parties are considering, not confirmed): Han Hyo-joo (Beauty Inside, Dong Yi) and Lee Jong-seok (Pinocchio) are both being courted for an MBC drama titled simply W, which comes from writer Song Jae-jung of time-bendy thriller Nine (also Queen In-hyun’s Man and Three... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2015 Blue Dragon Awards
by | November 26, 2015 | 96 Comments
The Blue Dragon Film Awards are one of the biggest awards ceremonies of the year in Korean film, but this time the red carpet seemed more star-studded than usual, perhaps because it’s such a direct contrast to the Daejong Film Awards, which were held last week amidst great controversy. Already the day before the Blue... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: October 11, 2015
by | October 11, 2015 | 47 Comments
Han Hyo-joo This will be a cute cameo: Han Hyo-joo (Dong Yi) will make a special appearance in the Chinese remake of Beauty Inside. In the Korean film, the protagonist wakes up in a different body each day. As if that weren’t challenge enough, he falls for Han and courts her despite his bodyswapping secret.... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Han Hyo-joo and the many faces of the man who loves her
by | June 2, 2015 | 96 Comments
I’ve been really impatient for the first teaser for Beauty Inside, and it’s finally here. The supernatural romance movie is the first feature film outing from commercial director Baek Jong-yeol, about a man who wakes up in a different body every time he goes to sleep, and the woman who comes to love him anyway.... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Yeon-seok to reunite with Han Hyo-joo in period movie
by | January 23, 2015 | 23 Comments
Yoo Yeon-seok (Answer Me 1994, The Informant) is, happily and sadly, lining up another film as his next project — happily because it’s great his career is booming and keeping him fully booked, but sadly because I want my favorite actors to be in dramaland as much as possible. Films are great and all, but... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Han Hyo-joo becomes a gisaeng for sentimental period film
by | December 16, 2014 | 36 Comments
Han Hyo-joo (Cold Eyes; Gwanghae, the Man Who Became King) has chosen her next project, a historical movie titled Haeohwa, in which she stars as Joseon’s top gisaeng. It’ll be an “impassioned, sentimental” film, which seems to be right up Han’s alley, considering the kinds of moody and romantic roles she’s taken in recent years.... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Yeon-seok, Lee Jin-wook, Park Seo-joon cast to play one leading man
by | September 29, 2014 | 95 Comments
How can three guys play one leading man, you ask? Why, in a body-swap comedy where the hero constantly wakes up in different bodies, of course. The fact that he wakes up in only men as handsome as Yoo Yeon-seok (Answer Me 1994), Lee Jin-wook (Three Musketeers), or Park Seo-joon (Witch’s Romance) is a bit... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Han Hyo-joo takes on dual characters in Beauty Inside
by | August 21, 2014 | 53 Comments
Han Hyo-joo (Dong Yi, Brilliant Legacy) continues to expand her film career: Some of her notable works have been Cold Eyes, Bandage, Masquerade and Only You, and not only has she worked on the Japanese movie, Miracle: Devil Claus’ Love and Magic, so far this year, she’s also worked with Kim Yoon-seok, Garbage (oops, I... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Cold Eyes
by | April 10, 2014 | 34 Comments
Since we’re still combing through some of last year’s blockbuster favorites, it’s time to take a look at crime thriller Cold Eyes (also called The Watchers), which not only became the tenth highest-grossing film of 2013 but also managed to put its leading lady Han Hyo-joo in just the right position to land a couple... More »




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