Posts Tagged ‘Kim Yoo-jung’

Drama Casting & News
Kim Yoo-jung, Seo Joon-young reunite in drama special
by | February 9, 2014 | 33 Comments
There are always too many drama specials that go by each year to keep up with all of them, but I’m definitely going to tune in for this one. It’s a sageuk one-act short for KBS’s 2014 Drama Special series called Funeral Singer, and Kim Yoo-jung (Gold Rainbow) is headlining. She’ll be reuniting with Seo... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Hee-ae prepares to wring tears in Elegant Lie
by | February 1, 2014 | 21 Comments
Kim Hee-ae is on quite the streak these days. Her first stint on variety with Noonas Over Flowers has wrapped to rave reviews, she’s got a steamy noona romance drama on the way with Yoo Ah-in, and her latest movie is getting ready to hit theaters. So many things, and the year’s barely begun. The... More »

Drama Recaps
Gold Rainbow: An Introduction
by | January 11, 2014 | 101 Comments
I’ve been watching weekend series Gold Rainbow since it first premiered in November, mostly because I was excited about UEE and Jung Il-woo doing a drama together. I wasn’t excited about the 50-episode length or the storyline though, so I decided I’d watch casually for a while and get through the 11-episode childhood segment before... 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
Teasers and stills for new weekender Gold Rainbow
by | October 27, 2013 | 65 Comments
With Scandal and Goddess of Marriage having completed their runs over the weekend, it’s time to make way for the new batch of dramas with Thrice Married Woman headed to SBS (it’ll premiere a week later), and Gold Rainbow premiering next week on MBC. That’s rather soon given that I feel like they just barely... More »

Drama Casting & News
Gold Rainbow lines up a who’s who of dramaland’s child actors
by | October 5, 2013 | 57 Comments
UEE is only 25 years old, but she’s getting not one child actor playing her younger self for upcoming drama Gold Rainbow, but TWO. Okay, who feels old now? It was announced early on that the weekend drama about a family of orphan siblings would star UEE as the eldest sister, and that rising teenage... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
TOP as undercover agent and oppa extraordinaire
by | September 30, 2013 | 71 Comments
Here’s a peek at the new undercover spy movie Alumni (also going by the international title Commitment), starring TOP as a North Korean spy who goes undercover as a high school student. Was I the only one hoping for the comedic flower boy version of this story? The trailer turns out to be quite the... More »

Happy Chuseok!
by | September 18, 2013 | 76 Comments
  Holiday greetings from dramaland! It’s Chuseok week in Korea, so whether you’re celebrating with your family or it’s just another day in your part of the world, happy autumn harvest. Keep in mind that there are changes to your regularly scheduled programming due to the holiday. On the upside, ringing in the fall means... More »

Drama Casting & News
UEE confirms weekend drama Gold Rainbow
by | September 9, 2013 | 42 Comments
I’d pretty much figured UEE was going to sign on to Gold Rainbow, but now we have the official confirmation, as well as photos of her at the script reading for the weekend MBC family drama. She’ll play the eldest sister in a family of orphans and will get a nice head start with child... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Yoo-jung turns schoolgirl bully in first villain role
by | August 23, 2013 | 32 Comments
Go Ah-sung, Kim Yoo-jung Okay, now this is a project I’m really excited about. There’s a new movie in the works by the PD-writer team behind Wandeuki, about the circumstances surrounding a 14-year old girl’s suicide and the bullying that led to her death. The new film is called Elegant Lie, and stars rising It... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Yoo-jung returns to weekends on MBC with new drama
by | July 16, 2013 | 60 Comments
It’s always a treat to watch our favorite child actors growing up nicely onscreen, so I’m happy to hear that Kim Yoo-jung (The Moon That Embraces the Sun) has been cast in her next drama, titled Gold Rainbow. Not to pick at nits, but… don’t those two words self-negate? Isn’t a gold rainbow just a... More »