Posts Tagged ‘Han Ye-seul’

Drama Casting & News
Revenge spurs romance in Birth of a Beauty
by | October 29, 2014 | 51 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 »

Drama Recaps
Myung-wol the Spy: Episode 18 (Final)
by | September 6, 2011 | 221 Comments
Oh, Myung-wol. It saddens me to think of the drama you could’ve been, when you were at the height of funny. You were quirky and offbeat and something new, and the possibilities were endless. But you caved to some of the laziest writing and directing known to man, and worst of all, you lost your... More »