‘Ji Jin-hee’

Drama Casting & News
Taecyeon offered political drama Assembly, Ji Jin-hee leaves
by | June 11, 2015 | 56 Comments
KBS’s upcoming political drama Assembly, about a working-class man who gets elected to the National Assembly, has locked down its leads in Jung Jae-young (Fatal Encounter) and Song Yoon-ah (Mama), and is now adding supporting cast members. Ok Taecyeon (Three Meals a Day, Wonderful Season) is currently weighing an offer to join the cast as... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jung Jae-young, Song Yoon-ah, Ji Jin-hee for political drama Assembly
by | May 15, 2015 | 31 Comments
Ooh, will we see Jung Jae-young’s television debut this summer? It’s hard to believe that the 25-year veteran film actor has never stepped foot in dramaland, but he’s the kind of lead actor who regularly has two films released a year (Fatal Encounter, Wandering Blade, Moss), so I guess it’s safe to say he’s been... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ahn Jae-hyun, Gu Hye-sun headline vampire medical drama Blood
by | December 3, 2014 | 135 Comments
After a few false starts, we finally have a cast for the KBS fantasy medical drama Blood, the show about a vampire doctor who treats terminally ill patients. Rookie actor Ahn Jae-hyun (You’re All Surrounded) has signed on to play the vampire hero, and Gu Hye-sun (Angel Eyes) will play his leading lady. She’ll be... More »

Drama Casting & News
Vampire medical drama Blood courts Ji Jin-hee, Kwon Hyun-sang
by | November 5, 2014 | 36 Comments
Huh, I actually like the sound of this — KBS’s new vampire medical drama Blood is courting Ji Jin-hee (Warm Words) to play the main villain, and in the drama where the vampire is the hero, the villain is just a human who’s so evil that he’s called the devil. I guess if he turned... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Ji Jin-hee may return to Chungmuro with Summer Snow
by | May 1, 2014 | 15 Comments
Ji Jin-hee (Warm Words, The Great Seer) is considering taking one of the leads in the omnibus film, Summer Snow. The anthology movie will include three episodes, and His Chiseledness would star in one of the installments as a cop avenging his daughter. Sources say that Ji Jin-hee met with director Jeon Yoon-soo (Portrait of... More »

Drama Casting & News
Marriage angst and partner-swapping in Warm Words
by | November 17, 2013 | 53 Comments
Here’s a peek at SBS’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Warm Words, set to take over Suspicious Housekeeper’s timeslot in just a few weeks. The 20-episode melodrama is about two married couples and one affair that threatens to unravel both households. It’s purported to be Desperate Housewives-y, but the teaser seems just straight melo to me, not... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
50th Grand Bell Awards
by | November 1, 2013 | 70 Comments
Ack, is it that time of year already? WHERE DID THE YEAR GO. The 50th Grand Bell Awards (aka Daejong Film Awards) were held on November 1, and kicks off the season of red-carpet awards ceremonies. There were a few big films that carried off the lion’s share of prizes, but it was a far... More »

Drama Casting & News
Leading ladies secured for Warm Words
by | September 16, 2013 | 13 Comments
Han Hye-jin (26 Years, Syndrome) is heading back to Korea to shoot a drama, having relocated to England following her July wedding to soccer player Ki Sung-yong (who plays in the UK). She’d given up her spot as host of variety program Healing Camp (which replaced her with Sung Yuri) and I’d wondered whether she’d... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ji Jin-hee considers new drama
by | June 1, 2013 | 39 Comments
Another new show to add to that ever-growing list: SBS’s fall Monday-Tuesday drama looks like it might be A Warm Word, a drama full of mystery and scandal set among the lives of average couples. It’s evoking Desperate Housewives as a comparison (on purpose?) and is courting Ji Jin-hee (The Great Seer) to star. And... More »

Celebrity News
Ji Jin-hee’s November photo shoots
by | October 24, 2012 | 58 Comments
Mmmmm. This man takes a goooood picture. I just love Ji Jin-hee photo shoots, and this month we get two of ’em. Yay us. Here he is in spreads for Bazaar and Allure, no doubt to promote his new drama The Great Seer (aka Daepoongsoo), currently airing on SBS. Tags: Ji Jin-hee, photo shoots... More »

Drama Recaps
The Great Seer: Episode 1
by | October 15, 2012 | 84 Comments
A solid start to SBS’s newest late Goryeo-era sageuk, the premiere of The Great Seer (aka Daepoongsoo) delivered on setting an epic table for future conflict to come. We’ve already got a historical period rife with conflict (with the whole fall of Goryeo and the rise of Joseon), and within that conflict we find the... More »