Posts Tagged ‘Kang So-ra’

Drama Recaps
Misaeng: Episode 2
by | October 22, 2014 | 175 Comments
The interns aren’t the only ones who have to worry about their status in the company — the department heads have their own headaches to deal with. For Department Chief Oh, that headache is named “Geu-rae,” and it’s a long day at the office as Geu-rae attempts to prove that his efforts are sincere. But... More »


Drama Recaps
Misaeng: Episode 1
by | October 21, 2014 | 181 Comments
Ooh, this is different and interesting. I wasn’t sure what to expect from our webtoon-turned-drama, but I did have my hopes up because of the hype around Misaeng (Incomplete Life) and its mania following. It’s probably not everyone’s cup of tea, but it’s definitely intriguing. As per usual, our first episode is jam-packed with introductions... More »


Drama Casting & News
Office grunts clock in at Misaeng’s press conference
by | October 6, 2014 | 22 Comments
The cast and crew of the upcoming tvN drama Misaeng (Incomplete Life) gathered for a press conference on Monday, October 6 — it seems fitting that a show about office grunts should punch in on a Monday, doesn’t it? The drama, an adaptation of a webtoon with a mania following, is about the ins and... More »


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Misaeng’s posters bring webtoon characters to life
by | October 2, 2014 | 24 Comments
Here’s a set of drama posters you don’t see every day. The new tvN workplace drama Misaeng (Incomplete Life) is an adaptation of a beloved webtoon with a huge following, and the show commissioned the original creator (writer and artist) Yoon Tae-ho to design the drama’s posters. Each of the main actors is featured in... More »


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2014 Korea Drama Awards
by | October 1, 2014 | 189 Comments
The Korea Drama Awards (part of the two-week Korea Drama Festival that kicked off today) isn’t one of the bigger award ceremonies around, but being that it’s drama-focused and inclusive of both broadcast and cable programs, it’s worth a look—even if the winners list does seem rather scattershot. The awards ceremony was held in the... More »


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Counting down to the weekend with Misaeng
by | September 29, 2014 | 29 Comments
The teasers for Misaeng continue to be relatably funny, as you can see in two more previews featuring two of its leads, Im Shi-wan and Kang So-ra. The story depicts the lives of ordinary office workers encountering everyday conflicts and foibles, and the original Misaeng manhwa was a hit with twenty- and thirtysomething office workers... More »


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Misaeng teases realistic portrayal of salaryman’s life
by | September 22, 2014 | 64 Comments
I’m really looking forward to Misaeng (Incomplete Life), the next project from PD Kim Won-seok (Monstar, Sungkyunkwan Scandal) and writer Jung Yoon-jung (Monstar, Arang and the Magistrate) headed to tvN next month. It’s the highly-anticipated drama adaptation of a hit webtoon that has a mania following in Korea for its realistic and relatable portrayal of... More »


Drama Casting & News
New drama Misaeng courts Im Shi-wan, Kang So-ra, Kang Haneul
by | July 1, 2014 | 61 Comments
Casting for the upcoming drama adaptation of the hit webtoon Misaeng (or Incomplete Life) is back in full swing, after an early round that fizzled out. The drama about a failed baduk player who struggles through young adulthood has been picked up by tvN, and is now set to air on Fridays and Saturdays in... More »


Drama Recaps
Doctor Stranger: Episode 1
by | May 6, 2014 | 215 Comments
There’s a new doctor in the house with Doctor Stranger, whose solid and compelling premiere still makes my heart race. And no, I’m not just talking about Lee Jong-seok’s abs, which I admit is a pretty big draw. I’m speaking to the great visuals, a gripping story, and characters who tug your emotions from the... More »


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Doctor Stranger gets a perm
by | April 29, 2014 | 85 Comments
Okay, so there are probably other things going on in the posters and stills for Doctor Stranger, like hey — their faces make a Korean peninsula! — but can I help it if my main takeaway from the stills is that Lee Jong-seok got a perm? I can’t imagine how they’re going to motivate it... More »


Drama Casting & News
Doctor Stranger’s new mishmash of a preview
by | April 21, 2014 | 77 Comments
A new Doctor Stranger teaser is out! …and to be quite honest, I don’t know that I get it. It’s certainly a… diverse preview — we start out with a light, cheeky vibe as Lee Jong-seok bickers with a disdainful Kang So-ra, then calls a bunch of doctors quacks. Then things get serious on the... More »