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Drama Casting & News
The sun sets on nighttime errand doctor Yong-pal
by | July 28, 2015 | 61 Comments
I have to say, Yong-pal has some clever designers working on its promos, with posters that are a lot more interesting than the standard cast four-shot. When so many shows in dramaland boast similar (sometimes nearly interchangeable) posters, I’m always happy to get something a little different. The drama’s first poster trapped “Sleeping Beauty” heroine... More »


Drama Casting & News
Joo-won leaps across rooftops for Yong-pal
by | July 23, 2015 | 104 Comments
It’s a bird! It’s Healer! No, it’s Yong-pal! Who says secret night errand boys get all the fun? Apparently doctors can have code names and rooftop chases too, and if this second teaser is any indication, this doc will be getting into his fair share of scrapes and seeing plenty of action. Is it too... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Tae-hee’s dreamy first stills for Yong-pal
by | July 21, 2015 | 26 Comments
Yong-pal has already given us the first stills of series star Joo-won, and now it’s Kim Tae-hee’s turn as the drama’s leading lady. She’s pictured here in her first shoots for the SBS show, which took place on the 17th; she plays a chaebol heiress described as a Sleeping Beauty, hidden away in a VIP... More »


Drama Casting & News
Trapped in a nightmare for Yong-pal’s first teaser
by | July 17, 2015 | 46 Comments
“The way to escape a bad dream is to wake up. But if you cannot wake up, the nightmare continues.” That’s the narration driving the first teaser for Yong-pal, which takes dreamy and decidedly metaphorical bent on the drama’s premise. In the clip, Kim Tae-hee floats in air talking of a nightmare she can’t escape... More »


Drama Casting & News
Joo-won goes on the run for Yong-pal
by | July 14, 2015 | 56 Comments
Ah, it’s nice to have an intrigue-filled set of stills as our first look at a drama, and here we are with the promise of thrills for SBS’s upcoming melodrama Yong-pal. The series centers around a talented surgeon who takes illegal side jobs treating the rich in secret, operating under the code name Yong-pal, and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Joo-won’s melodrama Yong-pal gets a director switch
by | June 21, 2015 | 21 Comments
In a sudden move, SBS has replaced the director on its upcoming drama Yong-pal, the series starring Joo-won as a skilled surgical resident who takes on house calls to the filthy rich and becomes witness to the shadier side of the upper crust. A director or writer switch always makes people wonder at the circumstances... More »


Drama Casting & News
Chae Jung-ahn to challenge Kim Tae-hee in Yong-pal
by | June 11, 2015 | 9 Comments
SBS drama Yong-pal has secured its leads in Joo-won and Kim Tae-hee and is now turning to its supporting cast, starting with Chae Jung-ahn (A New Leaf, Prime Minister and I), who is in final talks to join the project. Yong-pal centers around a talented doctor (Joo-won) who struggled to put himself through medical school... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Tae-hee to play mystery heiress opposite Joo-won
by | June 5, 2015 | 93 Comments
Looks like there are no casting surprises for Yong-pal, SBS’s new medical drama that’s been courting Joo-won and Kim Tae-hee to star. On the heels of Joo-won’s confirmation, Kim Tae-hee has signed on as well, for what will be her first drama in two years since Jang Ok-jung, Live By Love. I hope they have... More »


Drama Casting & News
Joo-won, Kim Tae-hee offered leads in SBS’s Yong-pal
by | May 23, 2015 | 75 Comments
Innnteresting, suddenly I’m a lot more interested in the upcoming SBS drama Yong-pal — although with the God’s Gift–14 Days director and Reset writer onboard, my interest was already piqued. But then you throw Joo-won (Cantabile Tomorrow, Good Doctor) into the mix, and well, I’m listening. Yong-pal is about a doctor who falls into a... More »


Celebrity News
News bites: July 3, 2013
by | July 3, 2013 | 127 Comments
Won Bin, Lee Na-young Birth of a new star couple: News broke that Won Bin and Lee Na-young were spotted on a date together, and the stars have since confirmed that they’re in the early stages of a relationship. They’ve been represented by the same agency since 2011, which is how they got to know... More »


Drama Recaps
Jang Ok-jung, Live By Love: Episode 1
by | April 19, 2013 | 200 Comments
Jang Ok-Jung, Live By Love is well into its second week (and approaching its third), but nonetheless we’re taking a late peek into SBS’ newest history-rewriting sageuk, which promises to give a fresh take on the old story of one of history’s favorite scheming concubines and turn it into a rollicking tale of fashion and... More »