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Drama Casting & News
News bites: September 20, 2015
by | September 20, 2015 | 45 Comments
Yoo Yeon-seok Aww, I envy those who are going to be able to see this. Yoo Yeon-seok (Warm and Cozy) is fulfilling a long-time goal for himself by performing in a musical, his first since his college days and his professional debut. He’s been cast as the lead in The Man Who Walks Through Walls, which... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 19, 2015
by | July 19, 2015 | 14 Comments
Kang Ye-won, Lee Sang-yoon Lee Sang-yoon (Liar Game) has been cast opposite Kang Ye-won (Bad Guys) in the thriller Come To See Me. Production on the film began this past week, and Lee plays a PD of a newly developed news program. He investigates a fiery incident for the pilot episode, and Kang plays the lone survivor... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 14, 2015
by | March 14, 2015 | 37 Comments
Kim Jung-hoon (Her Legend) has just been cast as the lead in a joint Korean-Japanese film called Tears! Light Up The Moon. He’ll star as a promising young music producer, and it will be a modern adaptation of the story of the Golden Demon, which itself was a Korean adaptation of a series of Japanese... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Jung-hoon headlines remake of Japanese drama
by | July 28, 2014 | 12 Comments
There’s a Korean-Japanese co-production in the works to remake Tetsu no Hone (Bones of Steel), based on the Ikeido Jun novel of the same name. The Japanese drama aired on NHK in 2010, and the Korean remake, described as an action drama, is gearing up to start shooting this summer. The adaptation will be called... More »

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 | 32 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 | 161 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 »