‘Hong Soo-hyun’

Drama Casting & News
2014 MBC Drama Awards
by | December 30, 2014 | 198 Comments
Red carpet time! The year-end station awards are upon us, and MBC is up first with their Drama Awards for 2014. MBC isn’t historically known for making a whole lot of sense when it comes to how they hand out trophies at the end of the year, though to be fair, they’re not the only... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Lee Dong-wook, Hong Soo-hyun headline new variety show
by | March 26, 2014 | 43 Comments
SBS has a new variety show in the works for Sunday nights, and they’re wrangling up a large cast of ten stars to headline. Among them are Lee Dong-wook (Mandate of Heaven) and Hong Soo-hyun (Would You Give Love Away), though reports are mixed about Lee Dong-wook’s availability given his drama commitments with the upcoming... More »

Drama Casting & News
2013 MBC Drama Awards
by | December 30, 2013 | 240 Comments
Year-end awards are here! At least the first of the bunch is, with MBC putting on its ceremony the night before SBS and KBS follow suit with theirs. These awards ceremonies are historically more like thank-you gifts to actors than actual acting awards based on strength of performances, and it’s a fact I’ve long accepted... More »

Drama Casting & News
Hong Soo-hyun gets her leading men
by | August 17, 2013 | 73 Comments
Hong Soo-hyun’s new weekend family drama Will You Love And Give It Away has cast her love interests. She’ll be reuniting with Jang Ok-jung co-star Lee Sang-yeob, who scored himself a leading role this time. Seo Ji-seok (High Kick 3) will be the other leg of the love triangle, but this is one second lead... More »

Drama Casting & News
Hong Soo-hyun takes on weekend family drama
by | August 9, 2013 | 34 Comments
Glass half full: the lovely and talented Hong Soo-hyun (Jang Ok-jung, Live By Love) is headlining a new drama. Glass half empty: it’s a long weekend family drama. Glass three-quarters-full (and I’ll throw in a cherry on top if we get a good male lead for her): it’s sounds like the heartwarming kind, full of... More »

Drama Recaps
Jang Ok-jung, Live By Love: Episode 1
by | April 19, 2013 | 201 Comments
Jang Ok-Jung, Live By Love is well into its second week (and approaching its third), but nonetheless we’re taking a late peek into SBS’ newest history-rewriting sageuk, which promises to give a fresh take on the old story of one of history’s favorite scheming concubines and turn it into a rollicking tale of fashion and... More »

Drama Casting & News
The ladies of Jang Ok-jung get into character
by | March 12, 2013 | 86 Comments
We’ve got our first promo shots from the new fusion reinterpretation sageuk Jang Ok-jung, Live By Love, starring Kim Tae-hee as the titular Jang Ok-jung, better known as the royal concubine Jang heebin, one of the most infamous femme fatales in Joseon history. Here she’s the heroine though, in a drama that takes a different... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 4, 2013
by | February 4, 2013 | 58 Comments
(Hong Soo-hyun, Lee Mi-sook, Lee Yeon-hee) First off, the casting announcements and confirmations: This news was previously announced, so it’s more of a signing-on-the-dotted-line issue: Hong Soo-hyun (History of the Salaryman, The Princess’s Man) is officially part of the cast for Jang Ok-jung, Live For Love, the SBS sageuk reimagining of the infamous concubine starring... More »

Drama Casting & News
Hong Soo-hyun up for Queen In-hyun role
by | January 19, 2013 | 50 Comments
Casting continues on SBS’s upcoming Jang Ok-jung, Live For Love, the drama reimagining the life of notorious royal concubine Jang heebin that has cast Kim Tae-hee in the title role. With the traditional villain role being made the protagonist of the story, perhaps there’ll be a twist on the usual heroine in the tale, the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Teaser and stills from not-a-divorce-drama Goodbye Wife
by | May 1, 2012 | 59 Comments
Here’s an update on the upcoming cable drama Goodbye Wife, which stars Ryu Shi-won (Style) as the lead caught between two women, Hong Soo-hyun (History of the Salaryman) and Park Ji-yoon (Lie To Me). One of them’s the titular wife, and the other’s the Other Woman. I confess to not having a lot of excitement... More »