Posts Tagged ‘Lee Sung-min’

Drama Casting & News
Misaeng teases realistic portrayal of salaryman’s life
by | September 22, 2014 | 64 Comments
I’m really looking forward to Misaeng (Incomplete Life), the next project from PD Kim Won-seok (Monstar, Sungkyunkwan Scandal) and writer Jung Yoon-jung (Monstar, Arang and the Magistrate) headed to tvN next month. It’s the highly-anticipated drama adaptation of a hit webtoon that has a mania following in Korea for its realistic and relatable portrayal of... More »


Drama Casting & News
New drama Misaeng courts Im Shi-wan, Kang So-ra, Kang Haneul
by | July 1, 2014 | 61 Comments
Casting for the upcoming drama adaptation of the hit webtoon Misaeng (or Incomplete Life) is back in full swing, after an early round that fizzled out. The drama about a failed baduk player who struggles through young adulthood has been picked up by tvN, and is now set to air on Fridays and Saturdays in... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Ryu Seung-ryong and Lee Sung-min team up in mystery war movie
by | April 17, 2014 | 8 Comments
The Korean film industry seems to be taking it literally when people call Ryu Seung-ryong (Miracle in Cell No. 7) a hit-maker, because at this rate I’m pretty sure he’s about to star in every movie that gets made from here to eternity. If you kidnapped him, Ha Jung-woo, and Jung Jae-young, there might be... More »


Drama Casting & News
Webtoon adaptation Misaeng courts Moon Geun-young
by | April 9, 2014 | 37 Comments
New movement has been spotted in the development of the webtoon-to-drama adaptation for Misaeng, or Incomplete Life, with the possibility being raised of Moon Geun-young (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi) taking a lead role, with Lee Sung-min (Miss Korea) as a potential castmate. Misaeng is the tvN project that is based on a very popular webtoon... More »


Drama Casting & News
Miss Korea’s preview introduces its cast
by | December 7, 2013 | 43 Comments
This preview for MBC’s Miss Korea has zero dialogue, but still manages to deliver a pretty efficient intro to the show, which looks (I hope) easygoing and cute. At least, that’s what I expect of the writer-director duo who are reteaming for a third time after Pasta and Golden Time, Kwon Seok-jang and Seo Sook-hyang.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Seon-kyun goes back to high school for Miss Korea
by | December 4, 2013 | 36 Comments
Pwahaha. Lee Seon-kyun is playing HIS OWN high school character? I’m going to go ahead and assume that this makes his new drama Miss Korea a comedy then, because there’s nothing not funny about that. I love the man, but he looks like an ajusshi pretending to blend into a room full of high school... More »


Drama Casting & News
Pasta team returns with new drama Miss Korea
by | October 8, 2013 | 76 Comments
New drama alert: MBC is lining up its winter Wednesday-Thursday drama, helmed by the PD-writer team behind Pasta. It’s called Miss Korea, and it’s about a group of neighborhood ajusshis who set out to turn a young lady from their small town into the next Miss Korea. Why am I picturing a group of grumpy... More »


Drama Casting & News
2012 MBC Drama Awards
by | December 30, 2012 | 302 Comments
Well, we’ve given out our awards for 2012; now it’s time to see how MBC distributed its honors. And if past years are any indication, there are bound to be some head-scratchers and some obvious political choices. Then again, that’s sort of the name of the game all across the board, isn’t it? The thing... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Jung Jae-young stars in adaptation of Wandering Blade
by | December 1, 2012 | 16 Comments
Do you ever wonder who would headline all the crime thrillers if Jung Jae-young weren’t around? Good thing we don’t have to find out, ’cause he’s moving right along from I Am A Murderer to the new adaptation of Wandering Blade, alongside a promising supporting cast: Lee Sung-min (Golden Time, The King 2 Hearts) and... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Rae-won in My Little Hero
by | November 17, 2012 | 51 Comments
This movie has feel-good written all over it. I’m in. Kim Rae-won (Thousand Day Promise) stars in the new film My Little Hero, as a third-rate music director who’s all but washed up, when he meets a young boy so talented it turns both their lives around. You just can’t go wrong with an underdog... More »


Drama Casting & News
Golden Time writer puts foot in mouth, insults cast
by | November 14, 2012 | 148 Comments
javabeans: So, did you read this news? *passes story along.* *waits for spit-take reaction.* girlfriday: *SPIT TAKE* javabeans: Because it’s crazy, right? To be the writer of a successful television drama (in this case, scriptwriter Choi Hee-ra of MBC’s medical series Golden Time), and then give an interview bashing all your stars and calling them... More »