‘Lee Won-geun’


Drama Casting & News
Lee Won-geun up to play cop to Choi Kang-hee’s Mystery Queen
by | January 26, 2017 | 54 Comments
Hm, I worry that this pairing is reminiscent of the Joo-won/Choi Kang-hee pairing in Level 7 Civil Servant… but they wouldn’t recreate that dynamic on purpose, right? Though neither actor is confirmed, Lee Won-geun (The Good Wife) is currently in the running to star as the police detective who will work alongside ajumma novice sleuth... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
An illicit student-teacher affair in Misbehavior
by | December 19, 2016 | 79 Comments
If Kim Haneul’s most recent drama On the Way to the Airport was a subdued and atmospheric depiction of adultery, then her latest film Misbehavior (Korean title: Teacher) appears to be quite the opposite, charged with the heated passion of forbidden desire and torrid jealousy. Misbehavior takes place at an all boys high school where... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2016 Blue Dragon Awards
by | November 25, 2016 | 75 Comments
The 37th Blue Dragon Awards opened with a star-studded red carpet and awarded the biggest films of the past year, which included The Wailing, The Handmaiden, Dongju: The Portrait of Poet, and Train to Busan. The big winner among them was Inside Men, the timely political thriller about uncovering the shady relationship between a chaebol... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Won-geun joins The Good Wife as Jeon Do-yeon’s rival
by | April 12, 2016 | 72 Comments
Aw, I feel like Lee Won-geun is graduating to the big leagues now. Despite the fact that his first big leading role (in KBS’s youth drama Sassy Go Go) wasn’t a commercial success, he left a good impression as a solid young actor, and now he gets to go toe-to-toe with Jeon Do-yeon in tvN’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 19, 2016
by | March 19, 2016 | 53 Comments
Kim So-eun, Lee Won-geun They should make for a very cute onscreen pair: Kim So-eun (Scholar Who Walks the Night) and Lee Won-geun (Sassy Go Go) are confirmed as the leads for Korean-Chinese web drama Dugeun Dugeun Spike 2. I wonder if her We Got Married hubby Song Jae-rim encouraged Kim to take the job,... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Rising stars Choi Woo-shik, Lee Won-geun up to play romantic rivals
by | January 12, 2016 | 28 Comments
Choi Woo-shik (Ho-gu’s Love) and Lee Won-geun (Sassy Go Go) have both had big years, they’re both baby-faced up-and-comers to keep an eye out for, and now we may be seeing them acting in the same movie, titled Your Name Is Jang-mi. The movie is a romance drama about a sad love, intertwining a past... More »


Drama Casting & News
2015 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2015 | 158 Comments
Okay, one more red carpet to go and we’re officially done with 2015! Last up for the Big 3 broadcasters are the KBS Drama Awards, which had a few big stars in attendance and gave out many (many, many) awards, despite not having any huge hits this year. They also chose to split the Daesang... More »


Drama Recaps
Sassy Go Go: Episode 12 (Final)
by | November 13, 2015 | 828 Comments
That picture there? That’s how I feel about this show being over. It’s an hour that hurtles by, meting out feels, poetic justice, and ignominious ends as necessary. But most importantly, we’re allowed to say goodbye to the team we’ve come to love, knowing that we’ve left them happier than we found them. And so,... More »


Drama Recaps
Sassy Go Go: Episode 11
by | November 11, 2015 | 257 Comments
As old conflicts are put to rest, new ones crop up, and the cheerleading team may be in danger of missing regionals altogether. It’s not easy to balance school, friends, and home life, as all of our kids are beginning to realize. And what do you do when choosing your own happiness means taking away... More »


Drama Recaps
Sassy Go Go: Episode 10
by | November 6, 2015 | 272 Comments
I know you guys love to see our chipmunk couple up here (so do I), but let’s show Soo-ah some love for coming this far and finding ways and reasons to smile. Because everyone ought to be loved, at least by one person — and if not loved, then at least saved. And no one... More »