Posts Tagged ‘Kim Hee-sun’

Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! Kim Hee-sun goes back to high school
by | February 25, 2015 | 20 Comments
I never doubted that the preternaturally fresh-faced Kim Hee-sun (Wonderful Season, Faith) could look younger than her 37 years, but hot damn, how does she wear a high school uniform for a flashback scene and make it look current? (She’s pictured with Oh Yoon-ah (You’re All Surrounded), who’s actually three years younger than Kim.) I... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ji Hyun-woo to romance Angry Mom Kim Hee-sun
by | January 21, 2015 | 88 Comments
I wonder if this pairing will work, but it’s mostly the premise of this drama that sells me. Now that MBC’s new heartwarming mother-daughter drama Angry Mom has secured Kim Hee-sun (Wonderful Season) and Kim Yoo-jung (Secret Door) to star, the hunt is on for Mom’s leading man. The offer is currently out to Ji... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Hee-sun confirms Angry Mom, Lizzy up to play chief bully
by | January 14, 2015 | 56 Comments
Casting continues on MBC’s Angry Mom, which first cast Kim Yoo-jung (Secret Door, Gold Rainbow) to play a teenager who gets bullied at school. Kim Hee-sun (Wonderful Season, Faith) was then courted to play the role of her mother, who decides to go back to high school as an undercover student to help her daughter,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Hee-sun courted to be Kim Yoo-jung’s Angry Mom
by | December 24, 2014 | 50 Comments
Hm, this is an interesting (potential) casting—I’m not quite sure I see it yet, but I’m intrigued. Kim Hee-sun (Wonderful Season, Faith) is the name being circulated as the titular mother character in MBC’s upcoming drama Angry Mom, which is the drama about a mother going back to high school to help her bullied daughter.... More »


Drama Recaps
Wonderful Season: Episodes 1-2
by | March 1, 2014 | 59 Comments
Wonderful Season is the new KBS weekend family drama that began last weekend, and as noted, it’s a hit right out of the gates. It had a good lead-in with KBS’s previous ratings blockbuster King’s Family, but don’t expect anything like that show in this one (a great thing, by anyone’s measure)—Wonderful Season is thoughtful,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Wonderful Season breaks records in its debut
by | February 25, 2014 | 60 Comments
It seems drama viewers were craving a winter pick-me-up: New drama Wonderful Season smashed records this weekend by breaking the 30% mark by its second episode. Whoa. It handily beat the previous record, set by the recently concluded King’s Family, which had earned a respectable 23.8% in viewership by its second showing. Tags: drama ratings,... More »


Drama Casting & News
The beautiful promote Wonderful Season
by | February 20, 2014 | 69 Comments
The stars of upcoming weekend drama Wonderful Season united at a press conference held on February 18. If the gorgeousness of the cast alone doesn’t draw you in (main characters Kim Hee-sun and Lee Seo-jin play first loves who meet again after 15 years apart; Taecyeon takes on the role of mercurial younger brother to... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Hee-sun and Lee Seo-jin’s first shoots for Wonderful Season
by | January 17, 2014 | 45 Comments
You know, I didn’t realize just how much I missed Seo-jinnie until he popped up at the end of the last Noonas Over Flowers episode to laugh at Seung-gi’s ineptitude, and I found myself squealing. Good thing we’re getting a double dose of him in the new year, with a new Grandpas Over Flowers trip... More »


Drama Casting & News
Taecyeon romances Basketball’s Lee Elijah in new drama
by | January 6, 2014 | 104 Comments
I’m wondering who it is that watched the ill-fated Occupation-set period drama Basketball, took in lead actress Lee Elijah’s awkward and sometimes confusing performance, and thought, “Yes, let’s ask her to act some more.” Because I would like to suggest to that person that a re-evaluation might be in order of their eyes, decision-making process,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Hee-sun and Lee Seo-jin star in new weekend drama
by | December 12, 2013 | 58 Comments
There have been some rumblings about Kim Hee-sun (Faith) and Lee Seo-jin (Grandpas Over Flowers) headlining KBS’s new weekend drama Wonderful Season (the rumors began when Kim Hee-sun left her variety show Hwashin to focus on acting), but it’s only now that the drama is starting to lock down its cast. Wonderful Season is the... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Variety Roulette: Hwashin
by | March 5, 2013 | 38 Comments
  EPISODE 1. Broadcast on February 19, 2013. javabeans: This installment of Variety Roulette is the embodiment of the concept we were thinking of when we started the series — a stab in the dark with a brand-new show, with zero idea of what its concept even is. Today we’re looking at the premiere episode... More »