‘Lee Won-geun’

Drama Casting & News
Swing dancing in the spotlight in new Mystery Queen teaser
by | March 17, 2017 | 20 Comments
A weird but interesting new teaser for upcoming ajumma-sleuth drama Mystery Queen has been released. The story is about the partnership between an ajumma with amazing survival skills and a hard-boiled investigator as they track down suspects in an ongoing case.... More »

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Pretty boy cop and adorable ajumma make a puppy-dog team in Mystery Queen
by | March 6, 2017 | 27 Comments
Finally, we get our first look at Lee Won-geun (Sassy Go Go) as a youthful police officer in the latest stills for his upcoming drama Mystery Queen, which is a ajumma sleuth-comedy starring Choi Kang-hee (Dazzling Temptation) and Kwon Sang-woo (Temptation). The drama is about an ajumma dreamer, played by Choi Kang-hee, who loves pondering... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ajumma Choi Kang-hee and Officer Kwon Sang-woo team up in Mystery Queen
by | March 2, 2017 | 31 Comments
New stills for upcoming ajumma detective drama Mystery Queen have been released. All the cuts of the main character, played by Choi Kang-hee (Dazzling Temptation), look quirky and colorful, while those of her co-star Kwon Sang-woo (Temptation) seem murky and dark. Perhaps the color dynamic is supposed to represent their different approaches to investigating?... More »

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 »

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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 »