Posts Tagged ‘Lee Jin-wook’

Drama Casting & News
Three more teasers for Three Musketeers
by | July 26, 2014 | 40 Comments
javabeans: Why do tvN teasers spend so much time and money to tell us nothing about its dramas? girlfriday: I DON’T KNOW. javabeans: By now we’ve seen six, read ‘em, six whole teasers for Three Musketeers, and all I know is that there will be swords and fighting. Apparently in a curtain shop. girlfriday: Yes,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! Three musketeers go modern for Vogue
by | July 21, 2014 | 34 Comments
Erm… the previews for action-sageuk drama Three Musketeers looked pretty spiffy, but what say you to this photo shoot of the cast members (Lee Jin-wook, Jung Yong-hwa, Yang Dong-geun, and newcomer Jung Hae-in) in the new issue of Vogue? Cool and modern, or cheesy Ren-Faire costuming? Three Musketeers premieres on August 17. Tags: Jung Yong-hwa,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Three previews for Three Musketeers
by | July 16, 2014 | 75 Comments
Ooh, these teasers for Three Musketeers sure are gorgeous. Okay, they don’t tell us anything and are far more style than substance, but with a title like that and a background story that’s as (in)famous as that of Crown Prince Sohyeon, who died a mysterious death that has spurred speculation throughout the centuries, I suppose... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoo In-young joins tvN’s Three Musketeers
by | June 10, 2014 | 17 Comments
Time to add a lady to The Three Musketeers, the Joseon-era action drama that has cast Lee Jin-wook (Nine) as Crown Prince Sohyeon, with Jung Yong-hwa (Mi-rae’s Choice) and Yang Dong-geun in the mix (and “considering positively”) to play two of the three warriors who protect him. Joining the production is Yoo In-young, who, along... More »


Drama Casting & News
Two of three musketeers courted for tvN’s action sageuk
by | June 6, 2014 | 53 Comments
The Three Musketeers hasn’t yet completed its lineup, but more names are in the mix to join Lee Jin-wook, who’s looking to reteam with his Nine producers in the Joseon fusion sageuk about a group of warriors who protect Crown Prince Sohyeon. Lee Jin-wook is set to play the crown prince, and Jung Yong-hwa (Mi-rae’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Jin-wook to reteam with Nine producers in Three Musketeers
by | May 23, 2014 | 42 Comments
The producers of Nine: Nine Time Travels and Queen In-hyun’s Man have been planning a new drama series, which is notable for being produced as a three-season show, especially since true multi-season dramas are still pretty rare in dramaland. (Many franchises, like the I Need Romance series, aren’t really sequels but sister shows within a... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
New posters and trailer arrive for The Target
by | March 22, 2014 | 15 Comments
Yay – The Target, the remake of French movie Point Blank, is hitting theaters soon. One fateful night, Ryu Seung-ryong (j’adore!) is falsely accused of murder, and a manhunt ensues by those on either side of the law. Lee Jin-wook, a doctor, somehow gets mixed up with Ryu Seung-ryong, and as a consequence, his wife... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Shim Eun-kyung’s grandma body-swap comedy Suspicious Girl
by | December 24, 2013 | 42 Comments
Man, I love a good body-swap movie. I hope this one is as funny as it looks. Here’s a look at the posters, trailer, and stills for Shim Eun-kyung’s new young-again body-swap comedy Suspicious Girl (also going by the English title Miss Granny), about a 74-year-old grandma who suddenly gets zapped back into her twentysomething... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Nine: Consequences, resolutions, and the ending
by | November 25, 2013 | 95 Comments
All right, the overall review is up, now on to the good stuff. Not that the rest of the series wasn’t good, of course. There’s just so much going on with the way the series wrapped that I think we’ll have plenty to discuss here. I don’t usually separate out the ending into its own... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Nine: Series review (spoiler free)
by | November 25, 2013 | 91 Comments
Better late than never, right? I caught tvN’s time-travel series Nine: Nine Time Travels when it first aired in March, and had a generally favorable response: good actors, solid directing, interesting backdrop, a story with potential. But while they were positive impressions, they were not particularly strong ones—it was well-executed, but a little slow to... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jin-wook lines up action-thriller film
by | August 2, 2013 | 34 Comments
Coming off a great run as the hero in cable drama Nine, Lee Jin-wook is adding a film to his upcoming schedule and is in final negotiations to join Point Blank, the remake of the French thriller that earlier cast Ryu Seung-ryong. Can the screen take that much scruffy rugged hotness at once? Get ready... More »