Posts Tagged ‘Kim Young-kwang’

Drama Casting & News
Pinocchio courts Lee Yubi and Kim Young-kwang to play reporters
by | September 2, 2014 | 49 Comments
We’ve got two more names in circulation for Pinocchio, the new drama about young reporters headed to SBS this fall: Lee Yubi (Gu Family Book, Nice Guy) and Kim Young-kwang (Plus Nine Boys, Good Doctor) are reportedly being wooed to join the cast, with the usual “just considering maybe” caveats. They’re up for supporting roles,... More »


Drama Recaps
Plus Nine Boys: Episode 1
by | September 1, 2014 | 71 Comments
Coming-of-age drama Plus Nine Boys* premiered over the weekend on tvN, and I’m happy to say it’s as cute as advertised. It’s witty and full of funny meta references, but more importantly it has everyday, relatable characters and an earnest vibe. I already love the song choices in the first episode, and in fact the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Nine is the loneliest number in Plus Nine Boys
by | August 15, 2014 | 22 Comments
I’m loving this show’s teasers, but now I’m scared they’re getting my expectations up. New coming-of-age drama Plus Nine Boys released a really cute conceptual teaser about the four unluckiest boys on earth, and the dreaded number 9 that keeps dogging them with every possible superstitious omen out there: crows, black cats, broken mirrors, ice... More »


Drama Casting & News
A romance and a curse for every decade in Plus Nine Boys
by | August 6, 2014 | 50 Comments
I really like the concept of this drama, so I hope it’s as cute and funny as it looks. Coming-of-age comedy Plus Nine Boys is headed to tvN in late August, and tells the story of four boys each stuck in the ninth year of their age bracket and cursed to be unlucky in love... More »


Drama Casting & News
Plus Nine Boys get their girls
by | June 16, 2014 | 38 Comments
Kyung Su-jin, Yoo Da-in, Park Cho-rong, Lee Chae-mi Now that the boys have been cast in tvN’s new coming-of-age drama Plus Nine Boys, it’s time for each of them to get a girl. I think I like this show’s unusual four-by-four approach, because it feels more like casting a sitcom or large family drama, where... More »


Drama Casting & News
Coming-of-age drama Plus Nine Boys completes cast
by | June 8, 2014 | 22 Comments
How adorable. Upcoming tvN drama Plus Nine Boys, about four boys aged 9, 19, 29, and 39, has found its leading foursome, and child actor Choi Ro-woon of Gold Rainbow and Good Doctor has signed on to be the newest and youngest cast member. I guess when you’re this cute and talented at the ripe... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oh Jung-se and Yook Sung-jae confirm Plus Nine Boys
by | May 22, 2014 | 28 Comments
We’ve got two leads signed on for tvN’s new drama Plus Nine Boys, named for the 9-, 19-, 29-, and 39-year-old characters at the center of the story. Funny film actor and constant dramaland sidekick Oh Jung-se (who’s currently cracking me up in every episode of A New Leaf) has confirmed that he’ll play the... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Young-kwang signs on to become God of Bath
by | May 19, 2014 | 88 Comments
Kim Young-kwang (Good Doctor) was just reported to be considering a drama (tvN’s Plus Nine Boys) but first he’s confirmed a new movie called God of Bath, which is based on a a webtoon of the same name. It almost sounds like a joke—and take a look at those images from the webtoon, which I... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Young-kwang, Oh Jung-se courted for new tvN drama
by | May 15, 2014 | 44 Comments
Cable network tvN is lining up a new late-summer drama for its Friday-Saturday slot, and the offer is out to Kim Young-kwang (Good Doctor) to headline. The drama is called Plus Nine Boys, a loose translation for “boys whose ages end in nine.” To wit: ages 9, 19, 29, and 39, or every decade plus... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jong-seok and Park Bo-young start shooting Hot Blooded Youth
by | August 6, 2013 | 118 Comments
Okay, I’ve figured it out. Lee Jong-seok has cloned himself. There’s just no other way to do so many projects in such a short amount of time. So out there, running about, is a Face-reading Jong-seok, a Swimming Jong-seok, a Voice-hearing Jong-seok, and of course, everyone’s perennial favorite, Woo-bin-loving Jong-seok (you have to have a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Young-kwang joins Good Doctor
by | June 24, 2013 | 94 Comments
Casting continues for Good Doctor, adding Kim Young-kwang (Birth Secret, Bachelor’s Vegetable Store) to the medical staff to join Moon Chae-won and Joo Sang-wook as skilled doctors, with Joo-won playing the autistic savant who becomes a pediatric surgeon, who’s treated as the outsider by the other good docs. Because you can never escape high school.... More »