‘Kim Jae-won’

Drama Casting & News
Kim Jae-won goes up against Cha Seung-won in MBC’s Hwajeong
by | January 30, 2015 | 32 Comments
This historical epic is assembling a pretty epic cast: MBC’s new sweeping sageuk Hwajeong (short for Splendid Politics) already has the likes of Cha Seung-won, Lee Sung-min, and Lee Yeon-hee onboard, and now Kim Jae-won (Scandal) is joining them to play Cha Seung-won’s rival. I know, who in his right mind would rival Cha Seung-won?... More »

Drama Casting & News
2013 MBC Drama Awards
by | December 30, 2013 | 240 Comments
Year-end awards are here! At least the first of the bunch is, with MBC putting on its ceremony the night before SBS and KBS follow suit with theirs. These awards ceremonies are historically more like thank-you gifts to actors than actual acting awards based on strength of performances, and it’s a fact I’ve long accepted... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Jae-won begins shoots on MBC’s Scandal
by | June 3, 2013 | 67 Comments
Here we go, first shoots for MBC’s Scandal: The new weekend drama starring Kim Jae-won playing a detective kicked off filming late last week. Pictured here are stills from a high-speed chase scene (or rather, moments in between the actual chasing). The full title includes the subtitle Scandal: Extremely Shocking and Depraved Incident, which (1)... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Jae-won and Jo Yoon-hee star in weekend drama Scandal
by | May 10, 2013 | 58 Comments
Well that’s a saucy title. If your drama’s called Scandal, it’d better raise some temperatures to live up to its name. MBC has a new weekend drama in the works that’s set to follow Hundred Year Inheritance, and Kim Jae-won (May Queen) and Jo Yoon-hee (Nine) have signed on to headline. Well at least Kim... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Jae-won, Lee Bo-young consider new SBS drama
by | April 20, 2013 | 50 Comments
The beauty of Dramabeans is that I know I won’t be the only one who laughs first upon hearing that Kim Jae-won’s next drama possibility is titled I Hear Your Voice. Will his next drama title continue the conversation and reply, Yes, But Can You Also Hear My Thoughts? For now, I Can Hear Your... More »

Drama Casting & News
2012 MBC Drama Awards
by | December 30, 2012 | 302 Comments
Well, we’ve given out our awards for 2012; now it’s time to see how MBC distributed its honors. And if past years are any indication, there are bound to be some head-scratchers and some obvious political choices. Then again, that’s sort of the name of the game all across the board, isn’t it? The thing... More »

Drama Casting & News
May Queen’s nautical-themed posters
by | August 13, 2012 | 41 Comments
Lots of new posters are out for May Queen, the new MBC weekend series that premieres this weekend in Dr. Jin’s newly vacated timeslot. I still don’t quite get the story of this drama (they’ve been so vague about the actual plot), but the posters convey the tone I expected: large-scale, straight-up dramatic tension. The... More »

Drama Casting & News
May Queen’s leading men Jae Hee and Kim Jae-won
by | August 6, 2012 | 58 Comments
With May Queen‘s premiere approaching, here are a couple of interviews with its two male leads, Jae Hee (Color of Woman) and Kim Jae-won (Can You Hear My Heart), who happen to be friends who’ve worked together before (albeit more than a decade ago) and were both excited to be cast in a drama again... More »

Drama Casting & News
May Queen poster shoots and behind the scenes
by | July 19, 2012 | 80 Comments
Here’s our first look at the main cast assembled for the epic underdog success drama May Queen, starring Han Ji-hye (The Duo) as a woman who pulls herself up from a harsh life and makes a name for herself in the shipbuilding industry. Jae Hee (Color of Woman) and Kim Jae-won (Can You Hear My... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Jae-won to join cast of MBC’s May Queen
by | June 22, 2012 | 58 Comments
MBC’s upcoming May Queen now has a(nother) leading man, with Kim Jae-won coming onboard; he is reportedly in final talks with the production company and broadcast station to iron out details of the contract, and will be joining leads Han Ji-hye and Jae Hee. We haven’t heard much about the plot yet, only that the... More »

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5 Badass. Omg. Squee.

4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

1 I want my hour back!

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