Posts Tagged ‘Jang Shin-young’

Drama Casting & News
The Chaser’s good guys go bad for Empire of Gold
by | June 10, 2013 | 60 Comments
They might as well have called SBS’s new series Empire of Gold Chaser The Chaser: Bizarro Land, because that’s pretty much the secret to the casting — the good guys are bad and the bad guys are good. Here’s a collection of stills from the next installment of the epic ambition wars between the haves... More »


Drama Casting & News
The Chaser cast and crew reunites for new drama, courts Lee Yo-won and Go Soo
by | April 13, 2013 | 71 Comments
Lee Yo-won, Go Soo The writer-director team from last year’s gripping daddy-revenge conspiracy drama The Chaser is getting the band back together for a new drama this summer called Empire of Gold, and is currently courting Lee Yo-won (The Horse Healer) and Go Soo (Bandage) to headline. The Chaser’s star and daesang winner Sohn Hyun-joo... More »


Drama Casting & News
Poster and stills for revenge drama Thorn Flower
by | January 19, 2013 | 30 Comments
Daily dramas aren’t my cup o’ tea, but here’s one way to make them more engrossing: Make it dark and vengeful, with lots of blackness and blood-red accents to evoke a vaguely horror-like thrill. That’s what we’ve got here with Thorn Flower, the upcoming daily offering from cable up-and-comer JTBC, which released its main poster... More »


Drama Casting & News
2012 SBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2012 | 165 Comments
MBC’s over, KBS is to come (on this site, I mean; the actual awards were held concurrently with this one), so now we turn to the 2012 SBS Drama Awards. Y’know, I was a little surprised when I came to the SBS show, having expected more titles in the winners roster. Because while MBC can... More »


Drama Casting & News
JTBC branches out into the daily drama market
by | December 19, 2012 | 26 Comments
Y’know, of all the newly launched cable stations, I think JTBC is the one who got it right (or most right, at least). Even putting aside the quality of their programming (with shows like Padam Padam, A Wife’s Credentials, Childless Good Fortune, and Can We Marry), they’ve taken a gradual approach, starting small and expanding... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
49th Grand Bell Awards
by | October 30, 2012 | 87 Comments
‘Tis the season: Awards time is upon us! And beware of the massive photo-dump that awaits you. Here we are with the red carpet of today’s (er, yesterday in Korea) 49th Grand Bell Awards (Daejong Awards), one of the big film ceremonies of the year. Coming up later this year is another of the big... More »


Drama Casting & News
Empress wraps on cable, looks at a second season
by | December 26, 2011 | 9 Comments
E Channel’s Saturday drama Empress wrapped over the weekend, concluding its story of an upscale bar hostess out to get her revenge on the rich and powerful men who trampled over her. The show enjoyed strong ratings, ending on a high of 1.4%, and was particularly watched among twentysomething female viewers, ranking first in that... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cable’s empress of the night Jang Shin-young
by | September 30, 2011 | 16 Comments
For those of you interested in the new cable drama Empress, starring Jang Shin-young (I Am Legend) as a femme fatale out for revenge, a reminder that it premieres tomorrow on E Channel. Here are a few more stills from the drama, featuring Jang in her role as In-hwa, an upscale bar hostess who swears... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jang Shin-young becomes Empress
by | September 24, 2011 | 38 Comments
There’s another cable drama to keep an eye on this fall: Empress stars Jang Shin-young (I Am Legend) and premieres a week from today on E Channel. The title doesn’t refer to a literal empress or some sort of fusion-fantasy imperial storyline (a la Goong or My Princess). It’s a revenge story of sorts, and... More »


Drama Casting & News
I Am Legend’s band performs live at Jecheon
by | August 14, 2010 | 20 Comments
The drama I Am Legend has made it a point to feature real musical performances from its lead actresses, who comprise the Comeback Madonna Band in the show. The foursome rocked out again in a live stage performance on August 12, at the Jecheon International Music Film Festival’s opening ceremony. The band members are Kim... More »


Drama Recaps
I Am Legend: Episodes 1-2
by | August 4, 2010 | 64 Comments
I Am Legend kicked off this week to a fairly good start, both in story and in reception. The first episode had a decent 10.1% rating, which the second episode improved upon it with an 11.7%. I’d been interested in the premise from the start, back when it starred Kim Sun-ah, and was game for... More »