Posts Tagged ‘Lee Dong-wook’

Drama Recaps
Iron Man: Episode 2
by | September 15, 2014 | 71 Comments
I know this may sound surprising, but just hear me out: Maybe Iron Man isn’t actually batshit insane. Maybe it’s surprisingly funny. Maybe I even liked it? But the drama did commit a cardinal sin in starting with a ridiculous (and worse, impenetrable) premiere episode when it really should’ve just kicked off with Episode 2,... More »


Drama Recaps
Iron Man: Episode 1
by | September 13, 2014 | 132 Comments
If promotional materials failed to sufficiently prep you for one of the most bizarre premieres to ever grace the airwaves, then take this as a cue to gird your loins—Iron Man, KBS’s newest addition to the sparse Wednesday-Thursday lineup, has a lot going on. And surprisingly, it’s not just that the hero of the story... More »


Drama Casting & News
Iron Man’s hero and his literal knives of pain
by | September 1, 2014 | 143 Comments
I knew that the description of upcoming KBS drama Iron Man had the hero’s character, played by Lee Dong-wook, somehow painfully sprouting knives from his body—I knew this, all the articles said so—and yet, I was still clinging to the hope that maybe, just maybe, those knives would be a figure of speech. Say, they... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Jung-soo cast as Iron Man’s loyal bodyguard
by | August 20, 2014 | 42 Comments
Why does a man covered in knives need a bodyguard, you might ask? It’s a good question. Maybe he’s not so good at controlling his new knife-sprouting abilities and needs a babysitter? Han Jung-soo has joined the cast of KBS’s new supernatural drama Iron Man, where he’ll play Lee Dong-wook’s faithful secretary-bodyguard who goes everywhere... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Dong-wook becomes Iron Man
by | August 8, 2014 | 66 Comments
Well that only took forever. We were gettin’ down to the wire here, and I started to fear that Joseon Gunman’s extension had to do with its follow-up drama’s drama. But KBS’s upcoming supernatural series Iron Man finally has its hero in Lee Dong-wook, who’s just barely coming off the set of his last drama... More »


Drama Casting & News
Highlights and promos from MBC’s Hotel King
by | March 31, 2014 | 69 Comments
Hotel King’s premiere is right around the corner, and here are a bunch of promo shots and a highlight preview for the show, which is basically an extended teaser. I’ve been keeping an eye on this show because I like its cast—and have a particular soft spot for the reunion of Lee Dong-wook and Lee... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Lee Dong-wook, Hong Soo-hyun headline new variety show
by | March 26, 2014 | 42 Comments
SBS has a new variety show in the works for Sunday nights, and they’re wrangling up a large cast of ten stars to headline. Among them are Lee Dong-wook (Mandate of Heaven) and Hong Soo-hyun (Would You Give Love Away), though reports are mixed about Lee Dong-wook’s availability given his drama commitments with the upcoming... More »


Drama Casting & News
It’s a My Girl reunion in Hotel King’s first stills
by | March 13, 2014 | 75 Comments
The My Girl reunion is now a thing of reality! (And not just a figment of our overactive imaginations, or maybe a product of our feverish shipping dreams.) Lee Dong-wook and Lee Dae-hae have reteamed after first meeting in the bubbly romance My Girl eight years ago, which catapulted them both to fame. This time... More »


Drama Casting & News
Script read and poster shoot for My Girl Hotel King
by | February 24, 2014 | 69 Comments
Well, these photos aren’t much to go on for upcoming weekend drama Hotel King, which has only just had its script reading and has therefore supplied us with no promo shots of Lee Dong-wook and Lee Da-hae in character, cozying up all romantic-like, preferably with lots of skinship and flirting. So we’ll have to make... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hotel King confirms its leads, goes on casting spree
by | February 21, 2014 | 62 Comments
Im Seul-ong, Wang Ji-hye It’s a casting bonanza for Hotel King, which has not only secured Lee Dong-wook and Lee Da-hae as its leads (omg My Girl squee), but a whole bunch more to make up the supporting cast. Let’s start with Im Seul-ong, 2AM idol and budding actor, whose casting makes me aww if... More »


Drama Casting & News
Potential My Girl reunion in MBC’s upcoming Hotel King
by | February 12, 2014 | 139 Comments
javabeans: So apparently Lee Da-hae is looking at new dramas, like this new tidbit about her considering an MBC weekender called Hotel King. Wait, that sounds familiar… Hey, is that the Lee Dong-wook…? girlfriday: MY GIRL!!! …Redux? javabeans: OH RIGHT. Wait! What? Ooh! Huh? I need a second to gather my thoughts. Tags: conversation post,... More »