Posts Tagged ‘Lee Sang-yoon’

Drama Casting & News
Lee Sang-yoon and Gu Hye-sun up for Angel Eyes
by | February 12, 2014 | 95 Comments
javabeans: So remember when the SBS drama Angel Eyes wanted to cast Lee Jun-ki and Han Ji-min and we were all excited and interested? girlfriday: YES. javabeans: Well life needs an undo button because they’re out—and now it’s Lee Sang-yoon (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi) and Gu Hye-sun (Take Care of Us, Captain). girlfriday: NO. Whoops,... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
First Impressions: Goddess of Fire Jung-yi, Empire of Gold
by | July 2, 2013 | 123 Comments
There’s a new set of dramas that just premiered, so I thought I’d weigh in with some very brief first impressions after catching the opening episodes of each. The ratings landscape has pretty much evened out across the three Monday-Tuesday dramas: MBC’s Goddess of Fire Jung-yi came in with a marginal first-place lead at 10.7%... More »


Drama Casting & News
Goddess of Fire’s teaser and couple posters
by | June 17, 2013 | 83 Comments
Here’s a peek at Moon Geun-young and Lee Sang-yoon in their new MBC sageuk Goddess of Fire Jung-yi, set to premiere in two weeks. I never thought I’d say this, but the more cutesy stuff I see for this show, the less I’m interested in it. Either Moon Geun-young has outgrown the cutesy, or this... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
49th Baeksang Arts Awards
by | May 9, 2013 | 169 Comments
The Baeksang Arts Awards really snuck up on me this year. This awards ceremony is the lone wolf being held in the springtime rather than toward the end of the year (as is the case with the broadcaster events and film awards like the Grand Bells and Blue Dragons), and is also unusual in that... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Bum confirms Goddess of Fire
by | May 5, 2013 | 134 Comments
Kim Bum (That Winter, The Wind Blows) has confirmed that he’ll be starring opposite Moon Geun-young (Alice in Cheongdam-dong) in his first historical drama, upcoming MBC sageuk Goddess of Fire Jung-yi. The project stars Moon as Joseon’s first female potter, and Kim Bum will play the warrior who’s been in love with her his entire... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 17, 2013
by | April 17, 2013 | 94 Comments
Casting news galore! And do I mean galore: Lee Soo-hyuk (Vampire Idol, Tree With Deep Roots) joins the cast of KBS’s revenge melodrama Shark. It’s the show that stars Kim Nam-gil as a man on a revenge mission against the family that destroyed his own. Again, I mean, since we’ve already seen Bad Guy. Lee... More »


Drama Casting & News
Moon Geun-young confirms her sageuk comeback
by | April 15, 2013 | 91 Comments
Moon Geun-young (Alice in Cheongdam-dong) has been attached for some time to the upcoming historical biopic drama Goddess of Fire Jung-yi, but has finally confirmed that she will headline. And it’s looking more and more like her leading man will be Lee Sang-yoon (My Daughter Seo-young), who is still finalizing contract negotiations. I have no... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Sang-yoon and Yoon Jin-seo’s Santa Barbara romance
by | April 7, 2013 | 39 Comments
I find it an interesting clashing of worlds when my Korean entertainment fix crashes into my real life, i.e., comes Stateside for projects. The stories, language, and handling are all Chungmuro, but look! I recognize that street! That’s a city I’ve been to! And yet it all looks so different through a foreign lens. Granted,... More »


Drama Casting & News
2012 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2012 | 257 Comments
And closing out the year-end drama awards is KBS, who didn’t stray too far off the beaten path. The big winner tonight was You Who Rolled In Unexpectedly, the big ratings pull for the station this year. Taking home the Daesang was its star, Kim Nam-joo, who continues her reign as queen of the small... More »


Celebrity News
News bites: October 3, 2012
by | October 3, 2012 | 44 Comments
Lee Sang-yoon, star of new weekend hit My Daughter Seo-yeong, is in October’s issue of Dazed & Confused. We won’t say we love the polka dots, but we’re cool with geek chic. [Source: Review Star] Lee Byung-heon’s film Gwanghae, The Man Who Became King is making an impressive showing at the box office. It has... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Ji-hoon cast in comeback drama with Choi Jung-won
by | August 8, 2012 | 67 Comments
Good news: Kim Ji-hoon is out of the army and has a new drama! Bad news: It’s not a Joseon X-Files sequel. Sigh. Oh well, you can’t have everything. (Still: The hope lives on…) The project is a KBS weekend drama titled My Daughter So-young, and the production company has confirmed that Kim Ji-hoon will... More »