Posts Tagged ‘Jo Jung-seok’

Chungmuro/Film News
Pants-dropping highs and bickering lows in My Love My Bride
by | August 25, 2014 | 27 Comments
Gah, I can’t wait for this movie to come out. Jo Jung-seok (You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin) and Shin Mina (Arang and the Magistrate) are getting hitched this fall in the romantic comedy My Love My Bride, a remake of the 1990 movie starring Choi Jin-shil and Park Joong-hoon. They play newlyweds who go from... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Im Soo-jung, Lee Jong-seok courted to join Jo Jung-seok in Time Renegade
by | May 14, 2014 | 43 Comments
Steadily employed film actress Im Soo-jung (All About My Wife) has been offered another plum role. She’s still considering, but if she accepts, she’ll play the female lead in Time Renegade, a melodramatic movie about a man in the past and a man in the present who use all of their efforts to change one... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Jo Jung-seok up to play Time Renegade
by | May 5, 2014 | 32 Comments
There’s very little concrete information about this new movie titled Time Renegade, but we do know that Jo Jung-seok (The Face Reader, You’re the Best Lee Soon-shin) is considering the project, and that’s enough to grab my interest. The plot description for the melo film is rather vague but intriguing nonetheless: A man from a... More »


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 »


Drama Casting & News
2013 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2013 | 160 Comments
Here’s the last of this year’s drama awards over at KBS, where God of the Workplace, Good Doctor, and Secret were the big winners of the evening. Unsurprisingly, Kim Hye-soo took home the Daesang for her performance in God of the Workplace. She’s fabulous; her outfit, not so much. Just wait for it. Joo-won took... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2013 Blue Dragon Film Awards
by | November 22, 2013 | 106 Comments
Fall marks the start of awards season, and today we have the 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards, one of the major film industry ceremonies, along with the Grand Bell (Daejong) Awards earlier this month and the Baeksang Awards in the spring. You’ll recognize many familiar faces, not just from the other festivals and ceremonies this... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
50th Grand Bell Awards
by | November 1, 2013 | 69 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 »


Chungmuro/Film News
Shin Mina and Jo Jung-seok cast as newlyweds
by | October 28, 2013 | 49 Comments
Wouldn’t they make an adorable couple? It’s still unconfirmed, but Shin Mina (Arang and the Magistrate) and Jo Jung-seok (You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin) might be headed down the aisle… for a movie, that is. They’re being courted to headline a remake of the 1990 film My Love, My Bride, the modern trendy rom-com that... More »


Celebrity News
One drama down, one movie to go for Jo Jung-seok
by | September 8, 2013 | 149 Comments
He just wrapped a drama and has a movie release upcoming, which means more Jo Jung-seok in the news—always a good thing, I say. He spent the past six months filming family series You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin, although I’d argue that he was terribly underutilized on that show. And that’s despite the fact that... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin: Episodes 49-50 (Final)
by | August 25, 2013 | 100 Comments
I have good news: The ending of You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin is legitimately solid. Who would’ve expected that, especially with the trajectory we were on? Sure, we had some very neatly tied ends, but by and large I felt we got our characters fitting, satisfying end notes. There was a cathartic feeling to watching... More »