Posts Tagged ‘Jung Jin-young’

Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Ode to My Father (2014)
by | January 16, 2015 | 24 Comments
Ode to My Father (or Gukje Market, 국제시장) really lives up to its English title, being a kind of summary of chunks of Korean history from the Korean War into the 1980s, representing some of the biggest events in the lives of many Korean seniors. The film has been very well-received by Korean audiences, with... More »

Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Miracle in Cell No. 7
by | March 10, 2014 | 77 Comments
Out of last year’s biggest hits, perhaps none is as much of a household name as Miracle in Cell No. 7, which was not only the highest-grossing film of the year but also the third highest-grossing domestic film of all time, trailed only by The Thieves and The Host. No small feat, that’s for sure.... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Cast of conspiracy thriller Tabloid suits up for the cameras
by | February 3, 2014 | 19 Comments
Well when the cast of your movie is four charismatic screen actors, you’d be crazy not to gather them for a photo shoot, no? Kim Kang-woo’s latest project Tabloid: Dangerous Rumor is getting ready to open in a few weeks, and 1st Look rounded up the leading man foursome for a cheeky photo spread with... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Kang-woo’s thriller shows the dark side of tabloid news
by | January 26, 2014 | 29 Comments
I hope this movie is good, because the subject matter is so fascinating. Kim Kang-woo’s next project, Tabloid: Dangerous Rumor, is due out in theaters in a few weeks, and it’s about the real story behind celebrity scandals and who gets paid to release said stories at just the right time, all in an effort... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jung Jin-young cameos as Jeon Woo-chi’s teacher
by | November 14, 2012 | 24 Comments
Action fusion sageuk Jeon Woo-chi already has a star-studded cast, but they’ve also added a big headliner cameo for the premiere episode: Jung Jin-young (Love Rain, Brain) will play a crucial role in the opener as Jeon Woo-chi (Cha Tae-hyun)’s teacher, who sets him on his fateful course for the rest of the drama. Hm,... More »

Drama Casting & News
2011 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2011 | 100 Comments
Awards, awards, awards! And tons of pretty people. As with yesterday’s MBC Drama Awards, note that winners are decided in part due to popularity, in part due to ratings and politics. That said, I don’t think anyone will argue with their Daesang winner, Shin Ha-kyun (below), who has been tearing it up on Monday and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Scenes from newly premiered KBS drama Brain
by | November 14, 2011 | 42 Comments
Neurosurgery drama Brain began its run today on KBS, and while I haven’t gotten around to checking out the premiere yet, here are some posters and stills to mark the series launch. The posters do a pretty good job of telling us that this is going to be a Serious Medical Drama — rather than,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Medical drama Brain’s teasers and stills
by | November 5, 2011 | 29 Comments
With KBS medical drama Brain about a week from its premiere, here are the drama’s first two teasers, as well as character stills of the main cast of neurosurgeons featuring Shin Ha-kyun, Jung Jin-young, and Choi Jung-won. The way this drama handled its casting process has been pretty clunky (not to mention controversial), which had... More »

Drama Casting & News
Medical drama Brain lines up male leads
by | September 12, 2011 | 41 Comments
A new KBS medical drama titled Brain is prepping for production and lining up its lead actors: Jung Jin-young (Dong Yi, Kingdom of the Wind) has been cast, and it’s looking likely that both Lee Sang-yoon (The Duo, Life Is Beautiful) and Lee Hyun-jin (You’ve Fallen For Me, Boy Meets Boy, pictured above) will join... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Jang Hyuk adds another movie to his busy schedule
by | February 6, 2011 | 24 Comments
Busy, busy Jang Hyuk has signed on to another project, and that’s in addition to his movie The Client and the upcoming drama Midas: He has been cast in a cop movie called 독종, which translates to Tough Guy, or heartless or hardass. Take your pick. The movie is an action thriller that stars Jung... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Jung Jin-young and Ryu Seung-ryong in historical comedy
by | August 8, 2010 | 10 Comments
Lee Jun-ik, director of The King and the Clown, is re-teaming with veteran actor Jung Jin-young (left) for a sequel to his hit 2003 film Once Upon a Time in a Battlefield, (Hwangsanbul). Also starring is Ryu Seung-ryong (right), whom some of you may remember as Choi Do-bin in this year’s Personal Taste, and Lee... More »