Posts Tagged ‘Lee Je-hoon’

Drama Casting & News
Secret Door doles out love, punishment, and tragedy
by | September 9, 2014 | 35 Comments
SBS’s upcoming Secret Door looks so intense and emotional, and I can’t WAIT for it to premiere (two more weeks!). Check out the next two teasers for the sageuk drama about the king who ordered his own son killed, starring Han Seok-kyu as King Yeongjo and Lee Je-hoon as Crown Prince Sado. All I can... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hidden tears in Secret Door’s character posters
by | September 1, 2014 | 30 Comments
If Lee Je-hoon is already making me sad with his crying-but-not-crying character poster, I don’t know how I’m going to survive all of Secret Door without getting my heart crushed. The fusion historical drama is a re-imagining of the legendary tale of the most troubled father-son relationship in Joseon history, between King Yeongjo (Han Seok-kyu)... More »


Drama Casting & News
Secret Door preview hints at chilling father-son conflict
by | August 28, 2014 | 29 Comments
Ahhh, I’m going to have to enlist somebody to keep me calm about Secret Door, my expectations for which just keep climbing. The first teaser is out, and while it’s brief, it sets the suspenseful, intense tone perfectly with King Yeongjo (Han Seok-kyu) sternly facing his desperate-to-please but ultimately doomed son, Crown Prince Sado (Lee... More »


Drama Casting & News
Secret Door’s prince in action
by | August 19, 2014 | 17 Comments
This show is being pretty stingy with the stills for such a large cast, but I can forgive a lot for Lee Je-hoon’s return to the small screen. Here he is in action for SBS’s fusion sageuk Secret Door, where he’ll play a very different Crown Prince Sado from the version portrayed in history books.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Je-hoon’s first day on set as Crown Prince Sado
by | August 4, 2014 | 28 Comments
Isn’t it nice when actors come back from army and just roll straight onto a drama set as if no time has passed at all? Thanks to two movies that were released during his enlistment and his immediate return to dramaland with Secret Door, Lee Je-hoon has managed to make his time away pass like... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Je-hoon confirms drama return with Secret Door
by | July 26, 2014 | 42 Comments
girlfriday: So it’s doubleplusgood news day! Lee Je-hoon is back from the army, and it’s official — he’s going to star in Secret Door! javabeans: Hold on. *breathes deeply* *needs a moment* *collecting self* girlfriday: *taps fingers impatiently* javabeans: *still needs a moment* *self may not be collectable* girlfriday: Do I have to have this... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Seok-kyu, Lee Je-hoon up for reunion in sageuk drama Secret Door
by | June 18, 2014 | 43 Comments
Way to bundle up good news in a threefer: SBS is planning a new sageuk drama about the Crown Prince Sado (juicy historical intrigue), starring Han Seok-kyu (Tree With Deep Roots) to play King Yeongjo, and courting Lee Je-hoon (Fortune Tellers) to play Sado in his army comeback. Yesssssss. The drama is titled Secret Door... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Je-hoon and Han Seok-kyu in Paparotti
by | February 12, 2013 | 64 Comments
This movie looks hilarious and really really cute. Another of Lee Je-hoon’s shot-pre-army movies is due out, and thankfully this time it’s lighter fare. It’s his heartwarming comedy with Han Seok-kyu called Paparotti (named for his country bumpkin character’s mispronunciation of Pavarotti), where he plays a gangster who dreams of becoming a classical singer. Because... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Trailer and stills for Lee Je-hoon’s thriller Ethics of Wrath
by | January 30, 2013 | 25 Comments
Well thank goodness for movies that get released post army enlistment. With Lee Je-hoon away at army and hearts crushed everywhere, there’s nothing like catching him on the big screen to help make the time go by faster. He was smart and shot two films right before enlisting, though don’t we wish it were ten?... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Bleak Night
by | January 6, 2013 | 65 Comments
Bleak Night is a remarkable film. So remarkable that it has languished in my drafts folder for a year, for fear that the review wouldn’t do the film justice. What finally spurred me to take it up again was the light bulb that went off in my head while watching KBS’s currently airing drama School... More »


Celebrity News
Lee Je-hoon reports for military service
by | October 24, 2012 | 85 Comments
javabeans: Oh no! Lee Je-hoon (Introduction to Architecture, The Front Line, Bleak Night, Fortune Tellers) is off to army! Drat that draft. girlfriday: Sigh. Takes ‘em all when they’re just peaking. But on the upside, it spits ‘em back out with post-army abs. javabeans: This is one case where I’d forgo the army abs just... More »