‘Hoya’


Drama Casting & News
Go Ah-sung’s part-time blues in Radiant Office
by | February 6, 2017 | 34 Comments
Stills are out from the first shoot for MBC’s upcoming Radiant Office, featuring lead actress Go Ah-sung (Heard It From the Grapevine) as a young woman who makes a complete 180 in her life when diagnosed with a terminal illness, transforming her from a timid, down-on-her-luck type into a bolder, take-charge personality. It’s a setup... More »


Drama Casting & News
MBC’s Radiant Office fills its rank and file employees
by | February 1, 2017 | 22 Comments
Hoya, Lee Dong-hwi, Kim Dong-wook The supporting cast has been lined up for MBC’s new Wednesday-Thursday series Radiant Office, the workplace drama starring Go Ah-sung (Heard It Through the Grapevine) as a rookie employee who starts living her life completely differently the minute she’s given a terminal diagnosis. She’s a downtrodden young woman who’s so... More »


Drama Casting & News
Celebrating 10 years with the tvN10 Awards
by | October 9, 2016 | 301 Comments
Cable network tvN held its first-ever awards ceremony in celebration of its ten-year anniversary as a station, and its biggest dramas and variety shows were awarded prizes left and right. Seriously, there were so many awards. While the Big 3 stations (KBS, MBC, SBS) hold awards every year, cable shows usually don’t get the same... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hoya joins Mask as Su Ae’s brother
by | April 3, 2015 | 19 Comments
Another casting is confirmed for SBS’s melodrama Mask, with Infinite idol Hoya (also of Answer Me 1997) signing on to play Su Ae’s (Yawang) younger brother in the drama about a heroine who masks her real identity to marry into a chaebol family. Joo Ji-hoon (Medical Top Team) is set to play the man who... More »
Tags: , ,


Drama Casting & News
She’s So Lovable gains an idol, loses an actress
by | August 5, 2014 | 80 Comments
Are all the Infinite boys being cast in pairs now? SBS’s pop-music-centered drama She’s So Lovable first cast L, and now has added his groupmate Hoya, whom drama fans may better know as the sweet Joon-hee in tvN’s pop-culture phenom series Answer Me 1997. (Over on KBS, two more Infinite boys—Woohyun and Sungyeol—are acting in... More »


Drama Casting & News
Answer Me 1997’s cast drops by 1994 for cameos
by | December 11, 2013 | 127 Comments
I’d heard mention of Answer Me 1994 bringing in cameo appearances from one or two members of last year’s Answer Me 1997, but hadn’t expect a whole cast drop-in, which is what we’ll be getting in the upcoming episodes. Fun! In the preview for Episode 16 (below), we get a glimpse of Jung Eun-ji and... More »


Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1997: Episode 16 (Final)
by | September 21, 2012 | 223 Comments
It’s the end of the road for our journey back in time to the ’90s, and the goodbye is bittersweet. We get rewarded with some answers and even some new surprises, as we close the chapter on first loves and find out how everyone grew up—along with, in spite of, and because of them. The... More »


Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1997: Episode 15
by | September 14, 2012 | 167 Comments
Fallout time. Now that everyone knows everything (thanks Truth Chair), it’s time to face the music. The love triangle finally comes to a head in this episode, and though it’s not my favorite plot thread, this show does what it does so well. It subverts expectation and stabs me in the heart, over what else,... More »


Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1997: Episodes 13-14
by | September 8, 2012 | 239 Comments
I was sad about leaving the ’90s behind, but thankfully all it takes is one long-overdue encounter to bring every tumultuous teenage emotion back to the surface, rendering the six years spent growing up and growing apart… totally moot. It’s the pair of episodes where our characters find that they might not be as grown... More »


Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1997: Episodes 11-12
by | September 2, 2012 | 195 Comments
As high school ends, it’s time to grow up… and say goodbye. Why do I feel like Mom and Dad, not ready to let these characters grow up and leave the nest? As everyone faces the big changes ahead, we take one step closer to Shi-won’s self-discovery, and perhaps even discovering the one who’s in... More »