‘Jo Jin-woong’


Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 13, 2016
by | August 13, 2016 | 48 Comments
Jo Jin-woong, Bae Soo-bin He’s currently filming Sheriff, and he’s already agreed to reunite with director Yoon Jong-bin again (Kundo: Age of the Rampant): Jo Jin-woong is completing my dream cast by joining Lee Sung-min, Hwang Jung-min and Joo Ji-hoon in Maneuver. I wish the details on the film weren’t so stingy (all we’ve been... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Ha Jung-woo to redefine immigrant experience in Koreatown
by | August 4, 2016 | 10 Comments
It’s like seeing a beautiful rare butterfly when someone can make a successful crossover career in acting and directing, and Ha Jung-woo (Agasshi) is steadily on his way to doing just that. The acclaimed Chungmuro veteran actor made his debut as a director in 2013 with screwball comedy Rollercoaster, followed up by the period film... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 16, 2016
by | July 16, 2016 | 24 Comments
Jo Jin-woong, Ma Dong-seok Yes, please yes! Ma Dong-seok (Police Unit 38) is leaning towards choosing Admiral Kim Chang-soo as his next project, which would mean he might be working with another favorite, Jo Jin-woong (Signal), in a film about the political activist also known as Kim Koo. Jo’s being courted to play the titular... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Jo Jin-woong turns greedy goldminer in The Hunt
by | June 26, 2016 | 12 Comments
The Hunt is coming out next week on June 29. Starring Jo Jin-woong (Signal) and Ahn Sung-ki (The Divine Move), this action thriller flick is about a group of disreputable treasure hunters who end up climbing a mountain they should have left alone and an old village man who ends up witnessing too much for... More »


Drama Casting & News
52nd Baeksang Arts Awards: TV Section
by | June 3, 2016 | 240 Comments
The 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards ceremony was held on June 3, 2016 to award the biggest projects of the past year in film and television. We’re trying something new this year and breaking up the awards post into two sections, because these things just get insanely long, and we don’t want anyone getting scrolling-induced injuries.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoon Ji-hye joins Entourage as Jo Jin-woong’s wife
by | June 1, 2016 | 23 Comments
Okay, this actually isn’t a huge role, but the casting makes me excited because Yoon Ji-hye (Jackpot) and Jo Jin-woong (Signal) shared a cute side loveline in the movie Kundo: Age of the Rampant, and now they’re going to reunite as a married couple in tvN’s remake of Entourage. Jo Jin-woong plays a high-powered agent... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Park Chan-wook’s Agasshi gears up for Cannes premiere
by | May 6, 2016 | 36 Comments
Agasshi (or The Handmaiden), the newest film from director Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, Thirst), is making its world premiere at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, which opens next week on May 11. The stylish interpretation of Sarah Waters’ Victorian crime novel Fingersmith stars Kim Min-hee (Crying Man) and Ha Jung-woo (Assassination) in a story about thieves... More »


Celebrity News
Oh Snap! Jo Jin-woong is maybe the best thing ever
by | April 28, 2016 | 94 Comments
There’s just something magnetic about Jo Jin-woong, who’s always been able to captivate audiences no matter how big or small the part. I’ll never forget my first exposure to him in Chuno, where he played a loyal warrior with the heart of a lion, or his absolutely insane storyline in the makjang-to-rule-them-all Flames of Ambition,... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Jo Jin-woong to reunite with Kundo, Nameless Gangster director
by | March 18, 2016 | 34 Comments
I know, I already miss seeing Jo Jin-woong’s face every week in Signal. It’s impossible not to, after his performance in that show. But the good news is that he’s got a whole slew of new movies lined up to premiere this year, tvN’s remake of Entourage on the way (where he’ll play the Ari... More »


Drama Recaps
Signal: Episode 16 (Final)
by | March 14, 2016 | 218 Comments
Be still, my beating heart. From an intense opening to this heart-stopping conclusion, Signal shows us that it can utilize every available minute at its disposal to deliver the best it has to offer. Despite the familiar moments that may seem like we’re right back where we’ve started, there are hidden clues that suggest that... More »




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4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

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