Posts Tagged ‘Lee Jung-jin’

Drama Casting & News
Production in full swing for Temptation
by | July 7, 2014 | 29 Comments
Time to check in on SBS’s Temptation, which has been busily filming away in preparation for its premiere mid-month. I was actually expecting a bit more buzz from the promo machine given the high-profile reunion of Choi Ji-woo and Kwon Sang-woo, two of the mainstays of Hallyu 1.0, but perhaps there’s still time to build... More »


Drama Casting & News
Choi Ji-woo tests love with Temptation
by | June 26, 2014 | 36 Comments
The first teaser and initial stills are out for SBS’s upcoming melodrama Temptation, which initially seemed like it would center around the married couple where the husband (Kwon Sang-woo) is persuaded to take up the offer of an older rich businesswoman. But with Choi Ji-woo cast as the CEO with an indecent proposal, now it... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Ha-sun completes Temptation’s love square
by | June 16, 2014 | 31 Comments
Confirmations are in for the main cast of SBS’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Temptation, starring Kwon Sang-woo (Medical Top Team) as a man caught between his wife and a chaebol heiress who makes him an offer he can’t refuse. Choi Ji-woo (Suspicious Housekeeper) is playing the heiress, and Lee Jung-jin (Hundred Year Inheritance) has signed on... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Jung-jin courted for Temptation
by | June 12, 2014 | 49 Comments
Eek, be still my heart. Two of my longtime crushes appearing together on the small screen? I don’t know about you all but my crushes have vintages, and age like fine wine — I may not have as much time to obsess over them these days, what with life happening and newer faces making names... More »


Drama Casting & News
2013 MBC Drama Awards
by | December 30, 2013 | 240 Comments
Year-end awards are here! At least the first of the bunch is, with MBC putting on its ceremony the night before SBS and KBS follow suit with theirs. These awards ceremonies are historically more like thank-you gifts to actors than actual acting awards based on strength of performances, and it’s a fact I’ve long accepted... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cameos and character posters for tvN’s Basketball
by | October 20, 2013 | 33 Comments
The premiere for tvN’s period drama Basketball is just a day away (Seriously, October, are you trying to kill us? ‘Cause it’s kinda working.) and it looks to be a star-studded opener, with cameos from Lee Jung-jin (Hundred Year Inheritance) and Oh Ji-ho (God of the Workplace) setting the stage right away in the first... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Bo-young wins Daesang at Korea Drama Awards
by | October 3, 2013 | 158 Comments
Aw, what a happy night for Lee Bo-young, who got to arrive on the arm of a noona-killer, pick up the grand prize of the evening, and go home to her new hubby Ji Sung. Sometimes when you’re on fire, you’re on fiyah. The actress took home the top honor at the Korea Drama Awards... More »


Celebrity News
News bites: July 3, 2013
by | July 3, 2013 | 127 Comments
Won Bin, Lee Na-young Birth of a new star couple: News broke that Won Bin and Lee Na-young were spotted on a date together, and the stars have since confirmed that they’re in the early stages of a relationship. They’ve been represented by the same agency since 2011, which is how they got to know... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Jung-jin makes cameo for tvN’s Basketball
by | June 28, 2013 | 29 Comments
It’s only a cameo, but here’s another reason (in a growing list of rather compelling ones) to watch out for tvN’s upcoming period drama Basketball, with Lee Jung-jin slated to make a guest appearance. Basketball is set against the complex and compelling backdrop of 1930s and 1940s Korea, during the twilight of the Japanese occupation.... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Pieta
by | May 25, 2013 | 82 Comments
Continuing director Kim Ki-duk’s legacy of grisly subject matter and general unpleasantness, Pieta made a curious splash at foreign film festivals as well as abroad, earning the Golden Lion award at the 69th Venice International Film Festival as well a few best actress awards for its leading lady, Jo Min-soo, and plenty for its PD,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Teaser and stills from Hundred Year Inheritance
by | December 26, 2012 | 33 Comments
These stills from MBC’s upcoming weekend drama Hundred Year Inheritance look a bit serious for a show that’s supposed to be light and cheery, but there’s no denying Eugene and Lee Jung-jin make a beautiful couple. The drama recently filmed its title sequence in Namhae-gun, pictured here. We get a glimpse of the scene in... More »