Posts Tagged ‘Kim Young-kwang’

Drama Casting & News
Plus Nine Boys get their girls
by | June 16, 2014 | 37 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 »


Drama Casting & News
Stills and preview for Sung Yuri’s upcoming Birth Secret
by | April 18, 2013 | 33 Comments
With SBS’s weekend drama Birth Secret is a week and a half away from its premiere, here are a slew of stills from the show about an amnesiac woman trying to recover her lost memory. The plot unfolds around two sad souls, played by Sung Yuri (Feast of the Gods) and Yoo Joon-sang) (You Who... More »


Drama Recaps
White Christmas: Episode 2
by | July 14, 2012 | 57 Comments
There’s just something about this drama that manages to hit all the right notes, since there’s nothing quite like watching puzzle pieces find their rightful places. Set all that inherently-nerdy satisfaction amidst haunting, atmospheric visuals and a tone that manages to be both creepy AND introspective, and you’ve got episode two of White Christmas, entitled... More »


Drama Recaps
White Christmas: Episode 1
by | July 7, 2012 | 123 Comments
Visually stunning, deftly written, and completely engrossing, psychological thriller White Christmas premiered in 2011 as an eight-episode addition to KBS’ ongoing drama special series, receiving lukewarm ratings despite its critical acclaim and a cult following I’m happy to be a part of. Helmed by PD Kim Yong-soo (Equator Man, Hometown of Legends) and written by... More »


Drama Recaps
Bachelor’s Vegetable Store: Series review
by | March 18, 2012 | 79 Comments
Bachelor’s Vegetable Store finished up its twenty-four episode run last week, and served as an exercise in patience with a mixed bag of results. What it could have been was evident from the premise – heartwarming, uplifting, ideally addicting. Instead it seemed to suffer an identity crisis ten chaebols wide, torn between makjang shenanigans and... More »