‘Joo-won’


Drama Casting & News
SBS picks up My Sassy Girl, reunites Joo-won with Yong-pal PD
by | May 22, 2016 | 45 Comments
The youth sageuk remake of rom-com classic My Sassy Girl starring Joo-won (Yong-pal) and one lucky girl now has a home at SBS; the series has been confirmed for the station, and is due to air in early 2017. Does that mean Joo-won will be in army by the time the show airs? Let’s not... More »


Drama Casting & News
Auditions draw over 700 hopefuls in search for Joo-won’s Sassy Girl
by | May 18, 2016 | 65 Comments
Open call casting auditions have started for the drama remake of My Sassy Girl, the new youth sageuk adaptation starring Joo-won (Yong-pal) from production company Raemong Raein (Sungkyunkwan Scandal).... More »


Drama Casting & News
Joo-won headlines youth sageuk remake of My Sassy Girl
by | March 29, 2016 | 148 Comments
Wait, what? The drama remake of My Sassy Girl — the 2001 movie starring Cha Tae-hyun and Jeon Ji-hyun — is a sageuk? Is it going to be called My Sassy Joseon Lady? Apparently we’re going to be up to our eyeballs in youth sageuk this year, because My Sassy Girl just cast Joo-won (Yong-pal)... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 19, 2016
by | March 19, 2016 | 53 Comments
Kim So-eun, Lee Won-geun They should make for a very cute onscreen pair: Kim So-eun (Scholar Who Walks the Night) and Lee Won-geun (Sassy Go Go) are confirmed as the leads for Korean-Chinese web drama Dugeun Dugeun Spike 2. I wonder if her We Got Married hubby Song Jae-rim encouraged Kim to take the job,... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 13, 2016
by | February 13, 2016 | 28 Comments
Gu Hara, Jo Yeo-jung Gu Hara (City Hunter) and Jo Yeo-jung (Divorce Lawyer in Love) are being courted for Babysitter, a four-episode special airing after the early conclusion of Moorim School on KBS. About an affluent household comprised of three children, their parents and a couple who cares for the kids, Gu is being wooed for... More »


Drama Casting & News
2015 SBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2015 | 180 Comments
Whee, there’s eye candy galore today, here in No. 2 of 3 of the broadcaster drama awards (KBS’s awards post is forthcoming), here at the 2015 SBS Drama Awards. This event had perhaps a smidge more starpower than last night’s MBC Drama Awards, which I attribute to SBS having had more hit dramas in the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Drama news bites: December 23, 2015
by | December 23, 2015 | 48 Comments
I know we usually post our weekly round-up of news bites on the weekend, but I’m tossing out another set this time since there were lots of minor stories piling up mid-week. May as well get to them! Lee Jong-seok is heading to China in a Korean-Chinese joint production drama, which will reunite him with... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 15, 2015
by | November 15, 2015 | 56 Comments
Joo-won Joo-won (Yong-pal) has been cast as the lead in a Chinese drama called Love Express. In the rom-com, he’ll be coupled up with Deng Jiajia, who will play a woman who loves to bake. Qiao Zhenyu, Hui Shiu-hung and Monica Mu round out the cast, and the drama will shoot in Shanghai, Hangzhou, and... 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 Recaps
Yong-pal: Episode 18 (Final)
by | October 3, 2015 | 315 Comments
We’ve come to the end of the road with Yong-pal, where love is the motivator for our characters to either climb upstairs or step downstairs to the world where the other is. For the doctor who would once resort to nearly anything to protect those he cherishes most, he’s given one last opportunity to face... 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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