Posts Tagged ‘Lee Hyun-woo (2)’

Chungmuro/Film News
Ryu Seung-ryong and Lee Hyun-woo courted for suspense thriller
by | February 13, 2014 | 33 Comments
Director Choo Chang-min (Gwanghae, the Man Who Became King) is lining up the casting offers for his next project, and began with hot commodity leading man Ryu Seung-ryong (Gift of Room 7) for a possible Gwanghae reuinion. The new movie, called Seven Years of Night, is a suspense thriller about a killer, and his son... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Woo-bin and Lee Hyun-woo headline ensemble for caper flick
by | January 29, 2014 | 37 Comments
Yay, the next big heist movie is shaping up rather nicely. The new caper flick The Professionals has been courting Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) and Lee Hyun-woo (Covertly, Grandly) to lead an ensemble of thieves, and both actors have signed on to star. I think I’m going to enjoy watching them steal things. With a side... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2013 Blue Dragon Film Awards
by | November 22, 2013 | 106 Comments
Fall marks the start of awards season, and today we have the 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards, one of the major film industry ceremonies, along with the Grand Bell (Daejong) Awards earlier this month and the Baeksang Awards in the spring. You’ll recognize many familiar faces, not just from the other festivals and ceremonies this... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Woo-bin and Lee Hyun-woo courted for heist movie
by | November 18, 2013 | 70 Comments
I’m totally taking this maybe-casting with a huge grain of salt, but it’d be great if it worked out. Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) and Lee Hyun-woo (Coverty, Grandly) are currently being courted to star in a new heist movie called The Professionals by Trinity Entertainment, aka the producers behind Kim Woo-bin’s current hit gangster sequel Friend... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Covertly, Grandly
by | September 21, 2013 | 107 Comments
It’s that mid-cycle lull in dramaland, aka the perfect time for that most honored of critical traditions: reviewing movies I’d been meaning to watch but hadn’t quite gotten around to yet. It’s a very strenuous decision-making process which involves me, a hat, and three or four recognizable movie names from the past year or so—culminating... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Poster and stills for Covertly, Grandly
by | April 23, 2013 | 50 Comments
Guess it’s just a Kim Soo-hyun kinda week. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Here’s the next peek at undercover spy movie Covertly, Grandly, where he plays an elite North Korean spy whose cover in the South is the village idiot. The poster looks just like the original webtoon that the film is based... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Soo-hyun plays the fool for Covertly, Grandly’s first teaser
by | April 17, 2013 | 79 Comments
Thank goodness Covertly, Grandly looks hilarious, which is a relief since there are two ways this kind of wacky, outrageous premise can go: awesome, or cringeworthy. The movie is a spy-action-comedy starring Kim Soo-hyun (The Moon That Embraces the Sun) as an elite, even legendary North Korean spy sent on a mission to South Korea…... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Covertly Grandly’s award-winning cast
by | January 3, 2013 | 70 Comments
Well don’t they make one shiny cast. There’s one movie that’s reaping the direct benefits of the KBS/MBC/SBS Drama Awards this year — Kim Soo-hyun’s new pretty-boy spy flick Covertly Grandly now gets to boast that between its four leading men, they’ve pocketed acting awards from all three broadcasters. I’d say the cast is pretty... More »


Drama Casting & News
2012 SBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2012 | 164 Comments
MBC’s over, KBS is to come (on this site, I mean; the actual awards were held concurrently with this one), so now we turn to the 2012 SBS Drama Awards. Y’know, I was a little surprised when I came to the SBS show, having expected more titles in the winners roster. Because while MBC can... More »


Drama Recaps
To the Beautiful You: Episode 16 (Final)
by | October 8, 2012 | 121 Comments
We all knew that this moment of truth would come; we just didn’t know how painful it would be. In this final chapter, it’s curtains on Jae-hee’s charade and she’ll need to jump the highest hurdle yet: reality. And just when you think she’s alone in all of this, we see that there are those... More »


Drama Recaps
To the Beautiful You: Episode 15
by | October 6, 2012 | 50 Comments
Woah. If that doesn’t grab your attention, I don’t know what will. Confessions come spilling out left and right as characters all face their feelings head-on. As each day passes, Jae-hee edges that much closer to her cover being blown wide open. It’s going to be hard keeping a rumor tamped down for long –... More »