‘Kwon Sang-woo’

Drama Casting & News
Petty rants and bickering partners in Mystery Queen’s mockumentary teaser
by | March 22, 2017 | 24 Comments
I love the second teaser released by Mystery Queen—sure, it’s not as eccentric as the first, but as a huge fan of Modern Family and Parks And Rec, I enjoyed the mockumentary feel as both main characters complained about each other to the cameraman. The plot of the upcoming KBS drama is about mysteryholic ajumma... More »

Drama Casting & News
Swing dancing in the spotlight in new Mystery Queen teaser
by | March 17, 2017 | 20 Comments
A weird but interesting new teaser for upcoming ajumma-sleuth drama Mystery Queen has been released. The story is about the partnership between an ajumma with amazing survival skills and a hard-boiled investigator as they track down suspects in an ongoing case.... More »

Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Pretty boy cop and adorable ajumma make a puppy-dog team in Mystery Queen
by | March 6, 2017 | 27 Comments
Finally, we get our first look at Lee Won-geun (Sassy Go Go) as a youthful police officer in the latest stills for his upcoming drama Mystery Queen, which is a ajumma sleuth-comedy starring Choi Kang-hee (Dazzling Temptation) and Kwon Sang-woo (Temptation). The drama is about an ajumma dreamer, played by Choi Kang-hee, who loves pondering... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ajumma Choi Kang-hee and Officer Kwon Sang-woo team up in Mystery Queen
by | March 2, 2017 | 31 Comments
New stills for upcoming ajumma detective drama Mystery Queen have been released. All the cuts of the main character, played by Choi Kang-hee (Dazzling Temptation), look quirky and colorful, while those of her co-star Kwon Sang-woo (Temptation) seem murky and dark. Perhaps the color dynamic is supposed to represent their different approaches to investigating?... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kwon Sang-woo up for crime-solving with Choi Kang-hee in Mystery Queen
by | February 8, 2017 | 11 Comments
Okay, I definitely see more potential for romance in this pairing. Kwon Sang-woo (Temptation) is currently considering a leading role in Choi Kang-hee’s (Dazzling Temptation) new ajumma sleuth drama Mystery Queen, as a detective who teams up with a mystery-novel fan to solve crimes. It’s a different role from the one that Lee Won-geun (The... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 15, 2015
by | November 15, 2015 | 56 Comments
Joo-won Joo-won (Yong-pal) has been cast as the lead in a Chinese drama called Love Express. In the rom-com, he’ll be coupled up with Deng Jiajia, who will play a woman who loves to bake. Qiao Zhenyu, Hui Shiu-hung and Monica Mu round out the cast, and the drama will shoot in Shanghai, Hangzhou, and... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 17, 2015
by | January 17, 2015 | 38 Comments
Moon Chae-won (Good Doctor) and Lee Seung-gi (You’re All Surrounded) were recently on an entertainment program promoting their upcoming movie, Today’s Love. The reporter noted that Moon was quite a natural at swearing in the film, to which she responded candidly, “There aren’t people who don’t curse at all; people just swear to varying extents:... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 29, 2014
by | November 29, 2014 | 37 Comments
Sung Dong-il, Kwon Sang-woo After suffering from delays, Private Investigator is moving forward again and has added Sung Dong-il (It’s Okay, It’s Love) to its cast. The movie will be directed by Kim Jung-hoon (Petty Romance), who actually wrote the script and won an award for the screenplay way back in 2006. Attached to the... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kwon Sang-woo to play activist assassin?
by | August 2, 2014 | 13 Comments
Kwon Sang-woo is being courted to play a famed activist for Korean independence, Ahn Jung-geun, in a joint Chinese-Korean production with a notable director attached — renowned helmsman Zhang Yimou (House of Flying Daggers, Hero, To Live). Kwon has confirmed receipt of an offer to lead the biopic, titled Jibi Jibi (the Chinese word for... More »

Drama Casting & News
Production in full swing for Temptation
by | July 7, 2014 | 32 Comments
Time to check in on SBS’s Temptation, which has been busily filming away in preparation for its premiere mid-month. I was actually expecting a bit more buzz from the promo machine given the high-profile reunion of Choi Ji-woo and Kwon Sang-woo, two of the mainstays of Hallyu 1.0, but perhaps there’s still time to build... More »