Posts Tagged ‘Lee Wan’

Celebrity News
Lee Wan reports for duty
by | July 11, 2010 | 30 Comments
Actor Lee Wan headed off for his initial five weeks of army training on the afternoon of July 12, reporting at the Nonsan, Chungnam, training facility. Born in 1984, Lee Wan is heading off to fulfill his mandatory obligation after one extension, which he’d been granted in order to be able to film his last... More »


Drama Casting & News
Stars weigh in on Swallow the Sun’s end
by | October 2, 2009 | 35 Comments
Swallow the Sun was never on my radar — I tried really hard to understand what was going on, but Episode 1 made my head hurt — but it has performed well throughout its run. (The story went all over the place (Vegas, Africa, Jeju Island), but I suppose it must have worked, Episode 1... More »


Drama Casting & News
Filming to resume for Swallow the Sun
by | July 10, 2009 | 13 Comments
The drama’s lead, Ji Sung The production of the new drama Swallow the Sun, which had recently been shut down after staffers came down with swine flu, is ready to get back to work: shooting resumes on July 11. However, this will occur with one concession, which is an extension of the quarantine for the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Swine flu interrupts production for Swallow the Sun
by | July 6, 2009 | 21 Comments
Eep! The team working on SBS’s new big-budget Wednesday-Thursday drama Swallow the Sun has been hit by swine flu as four crew members have tested positive for the illness. With only a day (and a half) left before its July 8 premiere, the production has been advised by health officials to prioritize the health of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Swallow the Sun heads to Las Vegas
by | June 15, 2009 | 31 Comments
Ji Sung and Sung Yuri are heading to Las Vegas for the latest shoots of their upcoming SBS drama Swallow the Sun [태양을 삼켜라] (aka the All In sequel). The actors and crew left Korea for the States on June 16, and plan to shoot there for approximately two weeks. This is the drama’s second... More »


Drama Casting & News
Swallow the Sun preps for July premiere
by | May 27, 2009 | 13 Comments
Yoo Oh-sung Swallow the Sun [태양을 삼켜라] has something of a puzzling name (imo), although I suppose it’s more evocative than the “All In 2″ it’s been dubbed (due to the reuniting of the PD and scriptwriter from the original All In). It’s also another of the highly anticipated summer dramas (although not so much... More »


Pop Culture & Society
Happy endings: An adoption story
by | March 5, 2009 | 31 Comments
Adoptee Soo-hoon (Sonny) with actor Lee Wan Mea culpa. I admit I’ve looked upon celebrity involvement in charity promotion and public campaigns with a skeptical eye, as I did in the original post featuring Lee Wan, above, who participated (along with Kim Rae-won and Lee Junki) in a campaign to raise awareness for the adoption... More »


Celebrity News
Siblings team to sell Paris Baguettes
by | November 13, 2008 | 12 Comments
Kim Tae-hee (Venus and Mars, Love Story in Harvard) is a current brand model for food company Paris Baguette, and she’s calling in family ties to get little bro Lee Wan (Boys Don’t Cry) involved for the new Christmas CF. Both siblings expressed minor nervousness that they would come off awkward together, but were able... More »


Celebrity News
News bites: October 20, 2008
by | October 20, 2008 | 24 Comments
Actor Lee Wan (Insoon is Pretty) revealed on a Yashimmanman episode taped on October 20 that Kim Tae-hee (above) doesn’t look so hot when at home and that she’s prettier onscreen than in person. Spoken like a true kid brother out to annoy big sis. East of Eden is killing in the ratings, with its... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Press day for Boys Don’t Cry
by | October 14, 2008 | 13 Comments
Lee Wan (Insoon is Pretty) and Song Chang-eui (Golden Bride) promoted their new film, Boys Don’t Cry, on October 14 at a somewhat unusual location for movie press conferences: an indoor pojangmacha (streetside food tents) in Seoul’s Cheongdam-dong neighborhood. The film takes place in 1953 following the Korean War and two youths who lose everything... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
More PIFF red carpet at APAN’s Star Road
by | October 3, 2008 | 14 Comments
I foresee this may start getting repetitive, but here’s another red carpet from the Pusan International Film Festival (we saw opening night’s red carpet yesterday). This time, the event was the Asian Pacific Actors Network (APAN) Star Road. It seemed some of the stars who were at opening night were noticeably absent at this event,... More »