Posts Tagged ‘Kim Jung-hoon’

Drama Casting & News
Her Legend pre-empts its own premiere by releasing first episode online
by | August 1, 2013 | 88 Comments
When I first heard of JTBC’s new drama Her Legend, I read the description of a poor and plucky Candy-girl who works her way up in the luxury handbag world and filed it away in my head as “that purse drama.” Little did I know that the drama would actually be overrun with handbags; it’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
JTBC’s new drama Her Legend casts Kim Jung-hoon
by | June 10, 2013 | 29 Comments
Cable channel JTBC is lining up a new drama for its next Monday-Tuesday opening, and has cast Kim Jung-hoon (I Need Romance) to headline the series titled Her Legend. The description is rather vague, but not uninteresting: Two women with “switched fates” and a man “who has everything” embark on a pursuit of sincerity. That... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Jung-hoon changes up his image with mystery film
by | February 9, 2013 | 33 Comments
Kim Jung-hoon (I Need Romance) has announced his next project, which puts him the lead role of a movie titled Wild Dogs. The project is the directorial debut feature for screenwriter Ha Won-jun, and features Kim Jung-hoon playing a reporter “who lives his life like a makjang.” I’m assuming that doesn’t mean he courts revenge... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Hyun-joo headlines new SBS weekend drama
by | February 4, 2012 | 39 Comments
Kim Hyun-joo has lined up her next drama (yay), which will be a weekend series (er, sigh?) titled Dumb Mom, which will be hitting airwaves next month. Based on a novel of the same name, Kim plays the lead character, Young-joo, in a story following three women of three generations and their relationships with love,... More »


Drama Recaps
I Need Romance: Episodes 3-10
by | July 15, 2011 | 160 Comments
Time to check back in with cable rom-com I Need Romance. It’s past halfway, so I thought I’d weigh in on where the show has gone since we met the girls and set the stage for complications, hijinks, and of course, romance. It continues to be breezy but not fluffy, which I like, and I... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
I Need Romance: Episodes 1-2
by | June 15, 2011 | 96 Comments
New TVN cable drama I Need Romance premiered this Monday and Tuesday, and I checked it out because the premise — thirtysomething single women dealing with life and love – seemed like it had potential for fun. I was actually surprised to like it, and though I don’t have time to recap it (there’s just... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoon Jin-seo teams with Kim Jung-hoon in Punchline
by | June 2, 2011 | 13 Comments
A year after starring in the I-fell-in-love-with-twins, melo-mystery movie Secret Love, Yoon Jin-seo is taking a lighter approach with her next film project: She’s starring in Punchline, a human comedy that sounds like it straddles the line between thoughtful and light-hearted. Yoon Jin-seo plays the aide to an upright, moral politician (I know! That mythical... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Jung-hoon picks his comeback drama
by | April 15, 2011 | 63 Comments
Kim Jung-hoon, the singer-turned-actor still probably best known as Prince Yul in 2006′s Goong, has been out of the public eye for a while now while completing his military service, and has announced his comeback project: He’ll star in the cable romantic comedy I Need Romance, the Sexy and the City-esque tvN offering that’ll follow... More »


Celebrity News
Enlisted celebrities participate in Army concert
by | October 31, 2009 | 57 Comments
Once actors go off to fulfill their two years of military service, it’s not often that we get to see them in the public eye until their discharge. So it’s nice to see a few of the currently enlisted entertainers together onstage for the 2009 Army Concert, which took place in Seoul on the evening... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Cafe Seoul’s three brothers
by | May 1, 2009 | 31 Comments
Kim Jung-hoon, Kim Dong-wook, Choi Sung-min There’s another Korean-Japanese co-production coming out, and this one has rather flown under the radar. News came out about the movie Café Seoul [카페 서울] after it had already wrapped filming. In fact, one of its actors, Goong‘s Kim Jung-hoon, just enlisted for his army duty a few days... More »


Celebrity News
The brainiacs among us — stars with high IQs
by | January 27, 2008 | 42 Comments
After it became known that announcer Han Joon Ho is a member of Mensa — the group open only to those with high IQs (specifically, those who score above the 98th percentile on standardized IQ tests) — interest arose in the topic of celebrity IQs. For reference, the average IQ is 100, although the range... More »