‘Jung Yumi (2)’


Drama Casting & News
Baek Jin-hee, Jung Yumi in the mix to join Six Flying Dragons
by | May 8, 2015 | 39 Comments
After having filled its main lineup with a few big names—namely, Kim Myung-min and Yoo Ah-in—SBS’s sageuk drama Six Flying Dragons is looking to cast its leading ladies. Up for two main roles are Baek Jin-hee (Pride and Prejudice) and Jung Yumi (Maids), to play romantic partners to our leading men. The central character is... More »


Drama Casting & News
Maids plans its comeback, sets broadcast date
by | January 7, 2015 | 17 Comments
It’s been six weeks since Maids abruptly left the air, but the historical drama is finally ready to start making a comeback, according to the latest statement given by a rep for cable station JTBC on the 7th. The drama put out only one episode before its set burned down and a staffer died in... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Kolorful Palette: Riches to rags [Maids]
by | January 4, 2015 | 14 Comments
Initially I was hesitant to feature this drama due to the recent fire and the tragic loss of a staff member. I thought it might be disrespectful to discuss the show itself, but after some thought I realized that if it were me, I would never want someone to ignore a project I had worked... More »


Drama Casting & News
Fire destroys Maids set, kills one staffer
by | December 14, 2014 | 63 Comments
This is horrible news: Only one episode into its run, JTBC’s new fusion sageuk drama Maids suffered a terrible accident yesterday when a fire broke out on the set and killed one staff member. The source of the fire is undetermined at the moment, but what is known is that it occurred at the drama’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jung Yumi’s fall from high society in Maids
by | November 13, 2014 | 29 Comments
Teasers are out for cable network JTBC’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Maids, the Joseon-era upstairs-downstairs series about servants and the aristocracy they work for. Jung Yumi (Mother’s Garden) stars as a beautiful young noblewoman with the attention of the best and brightest of young men, but one day her family is forced into ruin, and overnight... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jung Yumi joins Oh Ji-ho in Joseon-era servant drama Maids
by | October 10, 2014 | 27 Comments
Cable network JTBC’s next Monday-Tuesday show will be a historical drama called Maids, about the lowest class of servants in the Joseon era. The drama is getting ready for a November launch, and is starting to cast its leading roles — Oh Ji-ho (Ghost-Seeing Detective Cheo-young) has confirmed that he’s accepted the offer to headline,... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2014 Busan International Film Festival’s opening red carpet
by | October 2, 2014 | 59 Comments
It’s red carpet season! I both love and hate awards/festival season (fall-winter, mostly) because on one hand, it’s never a burden to look at scores of beautiful people strutting a formal event looking (mostly) their best, but on the other, these posts can be massive and a pain to compile. But let our pain be... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yeon Woo-jin and Jung Yumi lead cast for 3-D horror movie
by | February 1, 2014 | 15 Comments
I’m pretty sure horror is scary enough without the third dimension getting involved, but nevertheless, people continue to search for new ways to scare more pants off of people. New horror movie Tunnel 3-D comes from the producers behind The Webtoon: Foretold Murder (which I’m still too much of a wimp to watch), and has... More »


Drama Casting & News
2013 SBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2013 | 173 Comments
New Year’s Eve was the big night for the SBS Drama Awards (and KBS as well, which will be up next), and Lee Bo-young came out on top for one of the year’s unexpected successes, I Hear Your Voice. (I say unexpected because the drama was given its timeslot hastily when another show fell through... More »


Drama Casting & News
Stills galore for upcoming spring dramas
by | March 26, 2013 | 54 Comments
There are so many dramas set to premiere this spring (Seriously. So. Many.) that it’s been as hard to keep up with the output of stills as it is to keep all the shows straight in my head. So here’s a collection as random as they come, because when it rains it pours, and every... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Hyun-joong quits City Conquest
by | February 7, 2013 | 115 Comments
javabeans: WHAT. Kim Hyun-joong is quitting City Conquest? Whoa. But… that… not… compute. girlfriday: And yet, I’m more surprised that there’s a City Conquest still around for him to quit. javabeans: First off, how the hell is that show not done filming yet? girlfriday: I thought they stopped filming altogether. javabeans: It’s just been languishing... More »