Posts Tagged ‘Hong sisters’

Drama Casting & News
Rain up to romance Ha Ji-won, or maybe Kang So-ra
by | March 22, 2015 | 176 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 »

Drama Casting & News
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 »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 21, 2015
by | February 21, 2015 | 141 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 »

Drama Casting & News
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 »

Drama Casting & News
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 »

Drama Casting & News
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 »

Drama Casting & News
Seo In-gook joins Hong sisters’ horror rom-com drama
by | June 4, 2013 | 71 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 »

Drama Casting & News
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 »

Drama Casting & News
So Ji-sub and Gong Hyo-jin courted for new Hong Sisters drama
by | April 9, 2013 | 143 Comments
A new year means there’s a new Hong Sisters drama on the way, and this time they’re heading to SBS in the summer. Some of us are still scarred from Big, while others of us may choose to remember their last drama as Best Love, but never fear, because there’s a brand new drama ahead... More »

Drama Recaps
Big: Episode 2
by | June 5, 2012 | 269 Comments
Well that’s better. It’s like it took an episode to rev up (which makes sense given the premise, but it did feel surprisingly subdued). To make up for a less joke-filled premiere, Episode 2 brings the body swap comedy, the sex comedy, and some zippy plot to boot. We knew the premise going in, but... More »

Drama Recaps
Big: Episode 1
by | June 5, 2012 | 191 Comments
Big is here! Interestingly, it has a different tone from the rest of the Hong sisters oeuvre; while still peppered with humor throughout, it’s got a much more atmospheric vibe and a touch of whimsy. I’m as enthusiastic a Hong sisters fan as you might find, but that doesn’t mean that change isn’t good; I’m... More »