‘Lee Jong-seok’


Drama Casting & News
Suspense drama W–Two Worlds preps for inter-dimensional romance
by | May 23, 2016 | 114 Comments
Cast and crew gathered at the first table read for MBC’s new summer romance suspense drama W–Two Worlds, the drama formerly known as W. I’m actually glad about the title change, because googling a one-letter title is no fun for anybody. Lee Jong-seok (Pinocchio) and Han Hyo-joo (Dong Yi) headline the fantasy romance between a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Jong-seok joins the cameo parade in Gogh’s Starry Night
by | May 4, 2016 | 57 Comments
This web drama is going to end up with more guest actors than regular cast members. Lee Jong-seok is the latest in a string of high-profile stars making special cameo appearances in the new web drama Gogh’s Starry Night, alongside Pinocchio co-stars Park Shin-hye and Yoon Kyun-sang. The star-studded cameo parade is due to the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Hyo-joo, Lee Jong-seok confirm new MBC melodrama W
by | March 28, 2016 | 183 Comments
Remember this? I’m sure you do, since it’s the new drama that’s been courting Lee Jong-seok (Pinocchio, Doctor Stranger) and Han Hyo-joo (Love, Lies, Beauty Inside) to headline. The new drama, called W, now has confirmations from both stars and a green light for a broadcast this summer on MBC.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Jong-seok, Han Hyo-joo offered leads in new drama from Nine writer
by | February 2, 2016 | 123 Comments
This would be quite the lineup, if it comes to pass (currently, all parties are considering, not confirmed): Han Hyo-joo (Beauty Inside, Dong Yi) and Lee Jong-seok (Pinocchio) are both being courted for an MBC drama titled simply W, which comes from writer Song Jae-jung of time-bendy thriller Nine (also Queen In-hyun’s Man and Three... More »


Drama Casting & News
Drama news bites: December 23, 2015
by | December 23, 2015 | 48 Comments
I know we usually post our weekly round-up of news bites on the weekend, but I’m tossing out another set this time since there were lots of minor stories piling up mid-week. May as well get to them! Lee Jong-seok is heading to China in a Korean-Chinese joint production drama, which will reunite him with... More »


Drama Casting & News
2015 Korea Drama Awards
by | October 9, 2015 | 199 Comments
The 8th Korea Drama Festival is coming to a close this weekend in Jinju, and on Friday the 8th, it held its annual Korea Drama Awards. It’s not one of the big awards ceremonies of the year, but since it is one of few that focus on dramas, I’m always curious to see how the... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jong-seok considers crime movie One Line
by | August 24, 2015 | 205 Comments
It looks like Lee Jong-seok (Pinocchio) might be headed back to the big screen in a long con — he’s considering an offer to headline a new crime movie called One Line, as the leader of a ring that runs an insurance scam. You could probably sell a lot of fake insurance with a pretty... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Jong-seok courted for medical drama Beautiful Mind
by | August 12, 2015 | 180 Comments
Apparently dramaland is hellbent on resuscitating Dr. Frankenstein — the drama about a geeeeeenius doctor with a split-personality (though the details of his actual condition are vague, which we’ll get to). It was once courting Kim Soo-hyun to star, then later Yoo Ah-in, but kept getting delayed on KBS’s schedule. It’s looking to make a... More »


Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 20 (Final)
by | January 15, 2015 | 184 Comments
Aw, it’s time to say farewell to our band of reporters, who based on this drama, are pretty much defenders of truth, justice, and guardians of the galaxy. With great media exposure comes great responsibility… The finale delivers exactly what we’ve come to expect from this show—a sweetly satisfying, heartwarming sendoff for everyone and their... More »


Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 19
by | January 15, 2015 | 61 Comments
Okay, all caught up and one to go! We get a strong lead-in episode to the finale, with a surprising twist and a good dose of emotional development and character growth. Now that they’re close to getting justice for all mom-related crimes and misdemeanors, Dal-po, In-ha, and Beom-jo have to face the consequences of their... More »




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