‘interviews’


Celebrity News
Im Soo-jung on playing two characters in Time Renegade
by | April 23, 2016 | 23 Comments
Im Soo-jung (36) promoted Time Renegade with a round of interviews of her own, discussing her reasons for selecting the film, what it was like to work with director Kwak Jae-yong and co-stars Jo Jung-seok and Lee Jin-wook, her current views on the Korean film industry, and her hopes for the future. It’s hard to... More »


Celebrity News
Jo Jung-seok jokes his way through interviews for Time Renegade
by | April 21, 2016 | 30 Comments
He may have laughed and joked his way through several interviews for his upcoming film, Time Renegade, but it’s clear that Jo Jung-seok (35) takes his craft very seriously. He’s always had the performing bug, and he was a theater major at Seoul University before he was forced to quit to support his family. He... More »


Drama Casting & News
The rise and fall of Cheese in the Trap
by | February 25, 2016 | 1,392 Comments
By now, you’ve probably already heard plenty about the brouhaha surrounding Cheese in the Trap, which we haven’t commented on too much here—mostly because the controversy started off at a relatively low rumble with claims that were, for the large part, difficult to substantiate or confirm. But I’ve been keeping an eye on the developing... More »


Drama Casting & News
Interviews with Cheese in the Trap’s cast (Part 2)
by | February 10, 2016 | 50 Comments
Time for Part 2! Part 1 of the cast interviews for Cheese in the Trap featured some of the more prominent actors, such as Park Hae-jin and Seo Kang-joon, but the drama does have a notable cast of fresh faces who regularly steal scenes—or if not outright steal, then at least make their presence felt.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Interviews with Cheese in the Trap’s cast (Part 1)
by | February 9, 2016 | 115 Comments
Given that the Lunar New Year holiday took away our two new episodes of Cheese in the Trap this week (graaaaar!), I suppose it’s only fitting that the cast would at least embark on a massive interview circuit and give us pretty hanbok-clad New Year’s photos. It doesn’t ease the pain of not getting new... More »


Drama Casting & News
Village: Thematic messages, casting, and comic sidebars
by | December 6, 2015 | 38 Comments
SBS’s mystery-thriller Village: Secret of Achiara wrapped this past week, which means we have a slew of interviews from its director and writer to read through for extra insights. The drama never got out of single-digit ratings (most episodes hovered in the 5% to 6% range), but did earn recognition as a “well-made drama” (a... More »


Celebrity News
Lee Sang-yoon: On becoming a grade-schooler, dancing for his craft, and the power of hair
by | October 25, 2015 | 104 Comments
It’s only been a week since tvN’s ajumma-turned-college-freshman romantic comedy Twenty Again wrapped, but lead actor Lee Sang-yoon has already done a gazillion interviews and been on a vacation. Who feels lazy? The heartwarming series, starring Choi Ji-woo as a woman who rediscovers herself at 38, was another hit for the cable network’s Friday-Saturday drama... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Joo-won: Growing up and shedding his boyish image
by | October 25, 2015 | 75 Comments
I always enjoy when an actor finishes up a project and has time to do the interview circuit, and Joo-won is pulling double-duty, with his drama Yong-pal recently wrapped and his upcoming movie That Man just about to release. That’s good for fans, since he recently gave a ton of interviews, and I’ve been reading... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hwang Jung-eum on building her character for She Was Pretty
by | August 28, 2015 | 37 Comments
Three weeks out from She Was Pretty’s premiere, the MBC romantic comedy is ramping up its promotion. We recently got a cute teaser out of leads Hwang Jung-eum and Park Seo-joon, and now we have a new promo shot of Hwang (…just the one, stingy bastards), as well as a brief interview with her about... More »


Drama Casting & News
Dramabeans exclusive: Interview with City Hunter, Doctor Stranger PD Jin Hyuk
by | August 25, 2015 | 153 Comments
We’ve got a special treat for you guys today, and are excited to present to you our very own exclusive interview with one of dramaland’s hitmaker directors, PD Jin Hyuk, whom you may know from his string of popular dramas like Brilliant Legacy, Prosecutor Princess, City Hunter, Master’s Sun, and Doctor Stranger. I know, so... More »




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