Posts Tagged ‘Hyun Bin’

Drama Casting & News
Han Ji-min courted to romance Hyun Bin(s) in Hyde, Jekyll, Me
by | October 15, 2014 | 96 Comments
I guess the reunion wave is still going strong, because we have another potential costar reunion in the works, this time from film to television: Han Ji-min (Rooftop Prince) is being courted to star alongside Hyun Bin (Secret Garden) in his new SBS split-personality romantic comedy, called Hyde, Jekyll, Me. It’s a 20-episode drama from... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hyun Bin returns to dramaland with split personality
by | October 7, 2014 | 155 Comments
Woohoo, Hyun Bin is returning to dramaland! As a romantic lead with a split… personality…? Okay, I don’t know how I feel about that. The new SBS drama is called Hyde, Jekyll, Me, and is preparing for a January 2015 broadcast. It’s an adaptation of a popular webtoon that began in 2011 called Dr. Jekyll... More »
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Chungmuro/Film News
Jo Jung-seok out for Hyun Bin’s blood in The King’s Wrath
by | March 31, 2014 | 58 Comments
Woohoo, this should make for a fun face-off. Here’s the full trailer, posters, and stills for spring’s blockbuster sageuk The King’s Wrath, starring Hyun Bin in his army comeback as King Jeongjo of Joseon. The trailer looks pretty damn spiffy, and the action a cut above. I have high hopes for director Lee Jae-kyu (The... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
First teaser and posters for Hyun Bin’s thriller sageuk The King’s Wrath
by | January 22, 2014 | 62 Comments
Finally, here’s our first peek at Hyun Bin’s army comeback project, the fusion sageuk thriller The King’s Wrath. Has it been forever and a day since Hyun Bin returned from military service, or is time doing wonky things? The movie is planning for a spring premiere, and has released its first teaser along with character... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Han Ji-min cast as Hyun Bin’s political rival
by | August 13, 2013 | 48 Comments
We finally have a leading lady for Hyun Bin’s long-awaited army comeback project, The King’s Wrath, where he’ll be playing King Jeongjo of Joseon. Han Ji-min’s name has been circling the casting stories for a little while as a maybe, but it looks like she’s signing on to star. It turns out not to be... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Jo Jung-seok and Jung Jae-young cast to hunt down Hyun Bin
by | July 3, 2013 | 38 Comments
Hyun Bin’s army comeback project has finally started casting other people, which is a relief. I know we missed him and all, but my love does not extend to one-man plays. The Joseon-era sageuk is called The King’s Wrath, and stars Hyun Bin as King Jeong-jo, at the height of political discord during his reign... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Hyun Bin chooses army comeback project
by | April 29, 2013 | 63 Comments
At long last, we have a confirmation for Hyun Bin’s first post-army project. He’ll be taking on his first sageuk, a film called The King’s Wrath. He plays the titular king — Jeong-jo, 22nd king of Joseon and one of dramaland’s favorite figures (Yi San, Sungkyunkwan Scandal, Painter of the Wind, Warrior Baek Dong-soo and... More »
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Celebrity News
Hyun Bin returns from military service
by | December 6, 2012 | 207 Comments
Binnie’s back! I’ll give you a moment to properly savor it. Are we done squealing now? How ’bout now? Should I just take a coffee break and come back? Upon his discharge from the marines on December 6, Hyun Bin (Secret Garden) greeted the press and fans with salutes and tears, announcing his happy return... More »


Drama Recaps
My Name Is Kim Sam Soon: Episode 16 (Final)
by | September 22, 2011 | 152 Comments
In a heart-wrenching turn of events that I totally did not see coming, Jin Heon did not come back. He didn’t come back! Against her better judgment, Sam Soon allowed Jin Heon to take Hee Jin back to America. Jin Heon hugged Sam Soon and promised to come back, but then nothing – he did... More »


Drama Recaps
My Name Is Kim Sam Soon: Episode 15
by | September 21, 2011 | 41 Comments
This is it! The last two episodes. Like most twice-a-week dramas, this is a pairing that should be looked at as a two-part finale. This being part 1, you just know there’s going to be something big that happens at end of this episode, something so big that it makes you die just a little... More »


Drama Recaps
My Name Is Kim Sam Soon: Episode 14
by | September 15, 2011 | 59 Comments
I asked what is it about Sam Soon and this series that makes it so charming, and I think I figured it out. What sets this particular drama series (and the main character) apart is how real it feels. The hint of fantasy that comes with “yet another chaebol romance story” is literally trampled upon... More »