Posts Tagged ‘Han Ye-seul’

Drama Recaps
Birth of a Beauty: Episodes 1-2
by | November 4, 2014 | 84 Comments
SBS is taking a lighter, funnier approach to its weekend programs right now, with the newly premiered rom-com Birth of a Beauty joining the ridiculously goofball Modern Farmer on Saturdays and Sundays. When this drama was first announced, I wondered how they’d take this makeover premise and make it fresh, since I felt like no... More »


Drama Casting & News
Revenge spurs romance in Birth of a Beauty
by | October 29, 2014 | 53 Comments
I hadn’t realized that makeover rom-com Birth of a Beauty was a revenge story (albeit a super-lighthearted one), but that’s a detail I can see working for the premise. It’s not a revenge drama per se (in that I don’t expect the whole show to follow the heroine’s vengeance path), but that’ll provide us with... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Ye-seul struts as a sexy ajumma for Birth of a Beauty
by | October 22, 2014 | 47 Comments
Shooting has commenced on Birth of a Beauty, and Han Ye-seul has glammed up to the nines to play its lead. With a plot that sounds like a drama version of 200 Pound Beauty, the drama is about a woman who slims down drastically and finds that her life changes as one of the pretties.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Ye-seul, Joo Sang-wook confirm Birth of a Beauty
by | September 29, 2014 | 58 Comments
It took three years, but Han Ye-seul (Myung-wol the Spy) will be making her dramaland comeback this fall in the new SBS weekend drama Birth of a Beauty. She and Joo Sang-wook (Sly and Single Again) have confirmed that they’ll be headlining the series, about an ajumma who sheds weight, gets plastic surgery, and becomes... More »


Drama Casting & News
SBS’s Birth of a Beauty courts Han Ye-seul, Jung Kyeo-woon
by | September 18, 2014 | 47 Comments
SBS’s weekend drama Birth of a Beauty is ramping up its casting process with Han Ye-seul (Myung-wol the Spy) and Jung Kyeo-woon (God’s Gift – 14 Days) surfacing as the latest names in contention for the leads (which I suppose indicates that Joo Sang-wook may be out of the running. Sad! I like Jung Kyeo-woon... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Ye-seul courted for a return to dramaland
by | October 24, 2013 | 64 Comments
It’s hard to believe it’s already been two years since Myung-wol the Spy and its backstage drama, but it looks like Han Ye-seul is ready to put all that behind her and return to television. There’s a whole new crop of stories linking her to a drama in the works called Shooting Star, though everything... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Uhm Tae-woong and Han Ye-seul drop The Dog
by | November 20, 2012 | 17 Comments
girlfriday: So, Uhm Tae-woong dropped out of his movie The Dog? But he loves dogs! javabeans: But wasn’t this the movie about dog fighters? So maybe this is best for all involved. girlfriday: Oh right. Maybe he did it to spare himself the heartache. javabeans: Technically the reason is that scheduling pushed back The Dog,... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Han Ye-seul returns to the big screen with Uhm Tae-woong
by | August 23, 2012 | 58 Comments
Time flies. It’s already been a year since the Myung-wol the Spy debacle, and actress Han Ye-seul has spent her hiatus mostly shooting CFs (and appearing in Penny-Pinching Romance which was filmed prior to the drama). She’s announced plans to return in a new project, and is reportedly hammering out the contract to star in... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Penny-Pinching Romance
by | January 24, 2012 | 95 Comments
Ask, and ye shall receive. Actually, movie reviews are a feature girlfriday and I have wanted to contribute to for ages, but haven’t been able to get around to with the craziness of drama-recapping. I’m always excited to write about movies before they release, but strangely, once they do it’s like they drop off my... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Penny-Pinching Romance releases posters
by | October 3, 2011 | 50 Comments
Here’s a look at some colorful cheeky posters and another trailer for Penny-Pinching Romance, the new romantic comedy film featuring a quirky pairing between a tightwad heroine (Han Ye-seul) and a loser hero (Song Joong-ki) — he can’t afford to date, and she doesn’t think dating’s worth the cost. And me, I’m just happy that... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Penny-Pinching Romance sets premiere, releases teaser
by | September 20, 2011 | 52 Comments
The romantic comedy film Penny-Pinching Romance about two cheapskates who scheme to get rich and fall in love instead, has finally settled on an October premiere and released a teaser, which looks adorable. The movie stars Song Joong-ki (Sungkyunkwan Scandal) and Han Ye-seul (Myung-wol the Spy) as a bickering noona-dongseng pair who loves money more... More »