Posts Tagged ‘Hong Soo-hyun’

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Lee Dong-wook, Hong Soo-hyun headline new variety show
by | March 26, 2014 | 42 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 | 200 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 | 84 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 »


Drama Casting & News
Park Ji-yoon and Danny Ahn join Goodbye Wifey
by | March 21, 2012 | 30 Comments
Geez, it’s like a friggin’ Lie to Me convention up in here. At first I thought, oh how funny, singer-actress Park Ji-yoon will be having a reunion of sorts with Lie to Me co-star Hong Soo-hyun in Channel A’s Goodbye Wifey. And then Danny Ahn joined the cast as well, and though he only cameoed... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hong Soo-hyun to play Ryu Shi-won’s tv wife?
by | March 16, 2012 | 42 Comments
Ryu Shi-won is returning to dramaland? Man, I’m pretty sure this guy was in ALL the dramas I watched in the 90s. He was kind of the originator of the babyface leading man, because before him, leading men were always the super gruff, chiseled types, but Ryu Shi-won was just the boy next door. He’s... More »