Posts Tagged ‘Jung Il-woo’

Drama Recaps
Gold Rainbow: An Introduction
by | January 11, 2014 | 100 Comments
I’ve been watching weekend series Gold Rainbow since it first premiered in November, mostly because I was excited about UEE and Jung Il-woo doing a drama together. I wasn’t excited about the 50-episode length or the storyline though, so I decided I’d watch casually for a while and get through the 11-episode childhood segment before... More »


Drama Casting & News
UEE and Jung Il-woo begin script rehearsals for Gold Rainbow
by | November 27, 2013 | 54 Comments
It’s pretty crazy that Gold Rainbow has such a long childhood segment that leads UEE and Jung Il-woo are just now starting script reads for the drama that’s been on the air for weeks, but at least we know they’re coming soon. Not that Kim Yoo-jung and Oh Jae-mu aren’t suuuuuper adorable together, but you... More »


Drama Casting & News
Teasers and stills for new weekender Gold Rainbow
by | October 27, 2013 | 65 Comments
With Scandal and Goddess of Marriage having completed their runs over the weekend, it’s time to make way for the new batch of dramas with Thrice Married Woman headed to SBS (it’ll premiere a week later), and Gold Rainbow premiering next week on MBC. That’s rather soon given that I feel like they just barely... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jung Il-woo and UEE’s first poster shoot for Gold Rainbow
by | October 17, 2013 | 86 Comments
Cute, cute. It’s just a tiny peek, but here’s our first look at the leading foursome of MBC’s new weekend drama Gold Rainbow, starring UEE (Jeon Woo-chi) as the leader of seven orphans who band together to make their own family and Jung Il-woo (The Moon That Embraces the Sun) as the prosecutor who falls... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jung Il-woo confirms Gold Rainbow
by | October 14, 2013 | 74 Comments
Jung Il-woo is coming back to dramaland! YAY! It’s in a long weekend drama. Boo. He’s romancing UEE! Awwww. The drama is by the May Queen people. Hiss. Can you tell I’m torn? I don’t know what to expect with MBC’s new weekender Gold Rainbow, but now that they’ve fiiinally locked down their hero in... More »


Drama Casting & News
Potential drama coupling: Jung Il-woo and UEE
by | August 27, 2013 | 97 Comments
Good news, bad news: Jung Il-woo is in talks to take on his next TV role, but it’s in a weekend family drama. My response is both “Fifty episodes, groan” and “But on the upside, I get to see him for six months…” The drama is MBC’s Gold Rainbow, which recently offered its leading lady... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Thing vs. Thing: Cradle-robbing Teachers
by | August 4, 2012 | 174 Comments
javabeans: With Big recently over, A Gentleman’s Dignity coming to a close, and a slew of noona romances both on the horizon and on the shelf in dramaland, we’ve been wondering: What, specifically, is the deal with cradle-robbing teachers? girlfriday: You mean besides being every high-schooler’s fantasy at some point? javabeans: You clearly did not... More »


Celebrity News
Photoshoot face-off: Jung Il-woo vs. Kim Soo-hyun
by | April 21, 2012 | 179 Comments
It’s the battle of the Moon/Sun bros! Jung Il-woo and Kim Soo-hyun each have cityscape photoshoots out this month (Jung Il-woo is in New York with 1st Look, and Kim Soo-hyun went to London for Bazaar), and I’ve decided they should face-off, zoolander style, for Best Blue Steel. Why, you ask? Absolutely no reason. Because... More »


Drama Recaps
The Moon That Embraces the Sun: Episode 20 (Final)
by | March 15, 2012 | 238 Comments
Finally, the finale! The show sure has poured on the speed in the last several episodes. hurtling us toward conclusions and endings, both happy and sad. Whether or not the show’s ratio on that latter point is satisfactory is up to you to decide. The show bowed out with series high ratings of 42.2%, crushing... More »


Drama Recaps
The Moon That Embraces the Sun: Episode 19
by | March 14, 2012 | 121 Comments
Things finally come to a boil, as the baddies up their game in a big, big way. Will Yang-myung cross over to the dark side? Will Hwon finally get to protect the person he loves till the end? Will logic hang on by a thread? It looks like you can wound the beast, but you... More »


Drama Recaps
The Moon That Embraces the Sun: Episode 18
by | March 1, 2012 | 188 Comments
This episode takes some decisive steps forward, which, ironically enough, come with a few big steps back — backward into the past, that is. Key memories come back to confront the present with some unveiling of secrets, much-needed reminders of what’s truly important, and a satisfying dose of righteous anger. SONG OF THE DAY Silhouette... More »