‘Hong sisters’

Drama Casting & News
First script read for Hong sisters drama Warm and Cozy
by | April 13, 2015 | 67 Comments
Woohoo, production is underway for the new Hong sisters rom-com Warm and Cozy, which reunites the writing team with the PD of Best Love. The creative reunion makes me doubly excited for this new drama, since Best Love was the last time they were pee-your-pants funny. Stars Yoo Yeon-seok (Answer Me 1994) and Kang So-ra... More »

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B1A4’s Jinyoung a possible addition to Warm and Cozy
by | March 31, 2015 | 19 Comments
With the leads selected for the upcoming Hong sisters drama Warm and Cozy, it’s time to turn to the supporting cast, and the newest name to be added to the pile of potentials is B1A4 idol Jinyoung, who just wrapped on the Mnet drama Persevere, Gu Hae-ra. Warm and Cozy is set on Jeju Island,... More »

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Rain up to romance Ha Ji-won, or maybe Kang So-ra
by | March 22, 2015 | 179 Comments
Huh, isn’t Rain a lucky guy: According to latest reports, he is fielding offers to headline not one but two of the hottest upcoming dramas in pre-production. One is the In Time With You remake about longtime best friends falling in love that’s courting Ha Ji-won, titled The Time I’ve Loved You, 7000 Days, and... More »

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Kim Woo-bin and Kang So-ra offered leads in Hong sisters rom-com
by | February 24, 2015 | 165 Comments
Yes, yes, and yes please — this is news I can get excited about, with Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) and Kang So-ra (Misaeng) surfacing as the first names to be courted for Jeju Island Gatsby, the new drama from the Hong sisters writing team and the director they worked with on the zany rom-com Best Love,... More »

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News bites: February 21, 2015
by | February 21, 2015 | 142 Comments
While Lee Byung-heon continues to land Hollywood projects, it’s a bummer he continues to get typecast in villainous roles. He’s in final negotiations to play a supporting role in Beyond Deceit, which will star Anthony Hopkins as an executive of a corrupt pharmaceutical firm and Dan Stevens as the young lawyer fighting to take the... More »

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New Hong sisters drama in planning, Kang So-ra denies casting rumors
by | January 23, 2015 | 210 Comments
Here’s a mini-update on the new drama in the works by the star writing duo the Hong sisters (Hong Jung-eun, Hong Mi-ran), which was announced last fall as a reteaming of the writers with PD Park Hong-kyun, with whom they worked on their zippy metaphor-laden screwball rom-com Best Love. (His other credits include Queen Seon-deok... More »

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Hong sisters plan new drama with Best Love PD
by | November 25, 2014 | 149 Comments
It’s back to the work for the busy Hong sisters writing partners—Hong Jung-eun, Hong Mi-ran—who are eyeing a return to MBC for their next series, which would be their tenth drama in ten years. (Who else feels lazy?) Their last drama for MBC was 2011’s Best Love, and this project would reteam them with their... More »

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First script read for Hong sisters’ horror rom-com Master’s Sun
by | July 4, 2013 | 88 Comments
Production is underway for the new Hong sisters horor romantic comedy Master’s Sun, starring Gong Hyo-jin and So Ji-sub, set to premiere later this month. It’s following I Hear Your Voice in SBS’s Wednesday-Thursday slot, which means we’re going straight from mind-reading hero to ghost-seeing heroine. Hm, I could get used to Superpower Wednesdays. Character... More »

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Seo In-gook joins Hong sisters’ horror rom-com drama
by | June 4, 2013 | 73 Comments
Seo In-gook (Answer Me, 1997) is heading back to television as the latest addition to the Hong sisters’ upcoming rom-com-horror drama Master’s Sun. Hm, he isn’t someone I would’ve guessed to play second lead to Gong Hyo-jin (Best Love) and So Ji-sub (Ghost), but his star is on the rise so good for him for... More »

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Hong Sisters’ new rom-com-horror drama confirms leads
by | April 26, 2013 | 104 Comments
Since this pairing had been rumored for a while, it’s not a huge surprise to hear that Gong Hyo-jin and So Ji-sub have both officially signed on to headline the new Hong Sisters drama Master’s Sun. (By the way, we’re talking about Hong Mi-ran and Hong Jung-eun, the Best Love and You’re Beautiful duo, not... More »