Posts Tagged ‘Kim Yoo-jung’

Drama Casting & News
Hidden tears in Secret Door’s character posters
by | September 1, 2014 | 30 Comments
If Lee Je-hoon is already making me sad with his crying-but-not-crying character poster, I don’t know how I’m going to survive all of Secret Door without getting my heart crushed. The fusion historical drama is a re-imagining of the legendary tale of the most troubled father-son relationship in Joseon history, between King Yeongjo (Han Seok-kyu)... More »


Drama Casting & News
Secret Door preview hints at chilling father-son conflict
by | August 28, 2014 | 29 Comments
Ahhh, I’m going to have to enlist somebody to keep me calm about Secret Door, my expectations for which just keep climbing. The first teaser is out, and while it’s brief, it sets the suspenseful, intense tone perfectly with King Yeongjo (Han Seok-kyu) sternly facing his desperate-to-please but ultimately doomed son, Crown Prince Sado (Lee... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Yoo-jung on the set of Secret Door
by | August 1, 2014 | 23 Comments
While we’ve had loads of casting info, we’re finally getting some action on the set of Secret Door. Here are the first stills of Kim Yoo-jung in character, and, at last, some information on her fictional character. In the scenes shot a few days ago, she looks quite youthful and mischievous, and her character is... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Yoo-jung scores leading role in Secret Door
by | July 28, 2014 | 68 Comments
Kim Yoo-jung is already something of a budding star despite her young age (she’ll be 15 in a couple months) thanks to a long list of child roles in dramas and movies—recent projects include Gold Rainbow, May Queen, The Moon That Embraces the Sun—and now it looks like she’s moving into primary cast territory with... More »


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 »