Posts Tagged ‘Kim Ah-joong’

Drama Recaps
Punch: Episode 2
by | December 21, 2014 | 7 Comments
Man, this show is intense. Never has the quote “better to reign in Hell than to serve in Heaven” been so apt than for Punch, a legal thriller about a prosecutor whose ambition dictates practically everything he does. His fiery resolve is both fascinating and rage-inducing to watch in the most intriguing of ways—Jung-hwan thinks... More »


Drama Recaps
Punch: Episode 1
by | December 17, 2014 | 50 Comments
So intense. I guess we should’ve expected nothing less from the writer who brought us The Chaser and Empire of Gold, since both were exceptionally well-written character dramas—the former having more elements of action than the latter, and the latter having pretty much invented its own brand of excitement when the majority of its scenes... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Rae-won contemplates his next move in posters for Punch
by | December 5, 2014 | 37 Comments
I don’t really know why the posters for SBS’s Punch are chess-themed, but I guess they needed a metaphor for a game of strategy and wits. I do expect the drama to be a really tense set of moves and countermoves, since that’s what writer Park Kyung-soo (The Chaser, Empire of Gold) does best. It’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cover-ups and tragedies drive SBS thriller Punch
by | December 2, 2014 | 24 Comments
Punch just keeps looking better and better. The thriller from the writer of The Chaser already seemed hard-edged purely from descriptions, where Kim Rae-won plays a prosecutor with a terminal diagnosis who vows to take down the corrupt on his way out—but now that we’ve seen glimpses of it in action, it appears to be... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Rae-won’s war on corruption begins on Punch
by | November 26, 2014 | 20 Comments
The first teaser is out for SBS’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Punch, the newest project from writer Park Kyung-soo of The Chaser and Empire of Gold. Kim Rae-won stars in the legal thriller as prosecutor who finds out that he has six months left to live, and decides to use his remaining time to expose the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cameras begin rolling on SBS’s Punch
by | November 20, 2014 | 20 Comments
Ah, finally: The first stills have started to trickle out from the production of Punch, SBS’s upcoming thriller from the writer of The Chaser and Empire of Gold, which began filming on November 11. And my, am I glad to see Kim Rae-won back in dramas, looking so sharp that I actually didn’t recognize him... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 15, 2014
by | November 15, 2014 | 49 Comments
So Ji-sub, Kim Ji-won So Ji-sub (Master’s Sun) and Kim Ji-won (Gap-dong) are collaborating on a web drama titled Good Day. Filming has begun, and the production company is being very secretive about the experimental project. All we know so far is that it will be about a man who finds Jeju Island, and scenes... More »


Drama Casting & News
Legal thriller Punch lines up supporting cast
by | October 30, 2014 | 19 Comments
With Kim Rae-won now settled as lead, legal thriller Punch is lining up the rest of its cast, and three names are currently in the headlines as “probable but not 100% confirmed yet” selections: Kim Ah-joong (Sign), Ohn Joo-wan (Surplus Princess), and Seo Ji-hye (49 Days). Punch is the next drama to come from The... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Ah-joong up for legal drama Pride and Prejudice
by | September 4, 2014 | 23 Comments
Pride and Prejudice, the MBC drama formerly titled Lawless World, is now courting Kim Ah-joong (Sign) to play the female lead opposite (potentially) Daniel Choi (Big Man, School 2013), who was recently offered the drama. Neither actor has confirmed the role but are in the “considering favorably” stage, so I expect a bit more back-and-forthing... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
50th Baeksang Arts Awards
by | May 27, 2014 | 192 Comments
Spread the love around must’ve been this year’s mantra at the 50th annual Baeksang Awards, where the (somewhat) best of both film and television come to pick up shiny trophies. Once you get past the initial Huh, what, why? of the nominee list, the winners list is no surprise. There wasn’t a big sweep by... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Teaser and posters for chase rom-com Catch Me
by | November 16, 2013 | 38 Comments
Hee, I like the poster concept for Joo-won and Kim Ah-joong’s new romantic comedy movie Catch Me. There’s just inherent comedy in Joo-won grabbing Kim Ah-joong’s ankle to catch her; sure he’s the cop chasing the cat burglar, but it also has the double meaning of him being the clingy one in the relationship who... More »