Posts Tagged ‘Kim Jung-eun’

Drama Casting & News
Kim Jung-eun and Nam Bora cast as sisters for SBS weekend drama
by | October 17, 2014 | 11 Comments
It’s been a while since Kim Jung-eun has had a solid drama project that hasn’t gone sideways on her (Oohlala Spouses, Korean Peninsula), but I’m always rooting for her to return in something good. She’s currently being courted to headline the upcoming SBS family weekend drama Goddess of Sales, as the eldest of three sisters... More »

Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Forever the Moment (2008)
by | October 5, 2014 | 10 Comments
Forever the Moment (우리 생애 최고의 순간, aka The Greatest Moment of Our Lives) is an underdog film about underdogs. Despite the high productivity of the Korean film industry, sports films are relatively uncommon compared to other genres. And Forever the Moment is a sports film. About handball. But despite the relatively obscurity of handball... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Jung-eun headlines new melodrama
by | August 19, 2013 | 16 Comments
It’s back to dramaland for Kim Jung-eun, a year after her body-swap rom-com Oohlala Spouses. The actress has been cast to headline a new series that’s being helmed by PD Lee Hyung-min, known more commonly as the Misa PD (I’m Sorry, I Love You), despite also having directed more recent shows like Kim Nam-gil’s revenge... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
49th Grand Bell Awards
by | October 30, 2012 | 87 Comments
‘Tis the season: Awards time is upon us! And beware of the massive photo-dump that awaits you. Here we are with the red carpet of today’s (er, yesterday in Korea) 49th Grand Bell Awards (Daejong Awards), one of the big film ceremonies of the year. Coming up later this year is another of the big... More »

Drama Recaps
Oohlala Spouses: Episode 1
by | October 4, 2012 | 85 Comments
For a rollicking comedy, Oohlala Spouses gets a bit of a darker start that nonetheless works out great, especially since we’re dealing with cheating husbands and broken families. It’s a little hard to make that topic a knee slapper right off the bat, but we’ve got a great cast delivering little moments of funny and... More »

Celebrity News
News bites: October 3, 2012
by | October 3, 2012 | 44 Comments
Lee Sang-yoon, star of new weekend hit My Daughter Seo-yeong, is in October’s issue of Dazed & Confused. We won’t say we love the polka dots, but we’re cool with geek chic. [Source: Review Star] Lee Byung-heon’s film Gwanghae, The Man Who Became King is making an impressive showing at the box office. It has... More »

Drama Casting & News
Oohlala Spouses makes best poster ever
by | September 25, 2012 | 70 Comments
Pwahahahaha. If this show is half as funny as its promo material, it’ll be a winner. What genius made this awesome poster? And how does Shin Hyun-joon look kind of pretty as a bride?? Here’s the official poster for the upcoming gender-bendy rom-com Oohlala Spouses, starring Shin Hyun-joon (Gaksital) and Kim Jung-eun (Hanbando, I Am... More »

Drama Casting & News
Oohlala Spouses takes bickering to hilarious extremes
by | September 19, 2012 | 45 Comments
The teaser (and more stills) is out for Oohlala Spouses, the body-swapping romantic comedy series soon to hit KBS, and it looks hysterical. Snarky and fast-flying with the banter should suit this series well. The preview takes the form of a political debate, with Shin Hyun-joon representing husbands nationwide (aka the Husband Party), while wife... More »

Drama Casting & News
Hanging around on set for Oohlala Spouses
by | September 11, 2012 | 28 Comments
Looks like hijinks galore for body-swapping romantic comedy Oohlala Spouses, which stars Kim Jung-eun (Hanbando, I Am Legend) and Shin Hyun-joon (Gaksital) as married couple who find themselves in each other’s bodies. No word yet on what the mojo is to effect such a change, but based on these behind-the-scenes snapshots, the fantasy element is... More »

Drama Casting & News
Gender-bendy hijinks from Oohlala Spouses
by | September 3, 2012 | 40 Comments
Okay, this drama’s already got a laugh from me, and it hasn’t even begun. If this is the result of a husband and wife swapping bodies, I’m all for the shenanigans. A peek at the poster shoot for new romantic comedy Oohlala Spouses shows wife-in-husband’s-body getting a smooch from another man. Either that, or the... More »

Drama Casting & News
KBS casts body-swapper drama Oohlala Spouses
by | August 22, 2012 | 61 Comments
Just when you thought the body-swap trend was dying down, here comes another one — but don’t write it off just yet, because this one is working a specific angle: They’re husband and wife. KBS is prepping a new rom-com drama series, Oohlala Spouses (Ulala?), to be headlined by Kim Jung-eun (I Am Legend) and... More »