Posts Tagged ‘Lee Yoon-ji’

Drama Casting & News
Reading faces (and minds?) in Dr. Frost’s animated and live-action teasers
by | October 16, 2014 | 30 Comments
Ooh, OCN’s upcoming Dr. Frost keeps looking better and better. While the setup is pure procedural—geeeenius psychoanalyst reads people’s behaviors and helps solve cases—the execution looks quite interesting, with a different angle than your straight-up crime investigation show. Based on a popular webtoon, Dr. Frost stars Song Chang-eui as a psychoanalyst who suffered a brain... More »


Drama Casting & News
Dr. Frost gets his leading ladies
by | September 15, 2014 | 29 Comments
Now that cable network OCN’s new psychological crime procedural Dr. Frost has its hero in Song Chang-eui (Thrice Married Woman), it’s time to give the genius a team (of lesser geniuses). The show went on a casting spree, and secured Lee Yoon-ji (King’s Family) and Jung Eun-chae (Fatal Encounter) to play his coworkers and romantic... More »


Drama Casting & News
Bae Soo-bin, Lee Yoon-ji in angsty drama special That Love
by | April 11, 2014 | 44 Comments
Bae Soo-bin (Secret, 49 Days) and Lee Yoon-ji (King’s Family, The Great Seer) star in an upcoming KBS2 drama special called That Love (or That Kind of Love). The drama short, directed by Cha Young-hoon (Shark, Gaksital) and written by Lee Joo-yeon, is about the ill-fated love between a convict and a civil servant. In... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
King’s Family: An overview
by | February 23, 2014 | 82 Comments
KBS’s six-month-long weekend juggernaut of a drama King’s Family (also called Wang Family) just wrapped up its 50-episode run a week ago, and for some inexplicable reason I watched the whole thing. I even liked it sometimes! And because watching such a bizarrely entertaining show for no reason leaves me vaguely dissatisfied at having given... More »


Drama Casting & News
2013 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2013 | 160 Comments
Here’s the last of this year’s drama awards over at KBS, where God of the Workplace, Good Doctor, and Secret were the big winners of the evening. Unsurprisingly, Kim Hye-soo took home the Daesang for her performance in God of the Workplace. She’s fabulous; her outfit, not so much. Just wait for it. Joo-won took... More »


Drama Casting & News
2013 MBC Drama Awards
by | December 30, 2013 | 240 Comments
Year-end awards are here! At least the first of the bunch is, with MBC putting on its ceremony the night before SBS and KBS follow suit with theirs. These awards ceremonies are historically more like thank-you gifts to actors than actual acting awards based on strength of performances, and it’s a fact I’ve long accepted... More »


Drama Recaps
King’s Family: An introduction
by | September 4, 2013 | 89 Comments
KBS’s new family drama King’s Family, or the more literal translation Wang Family, was a hit right out of the gates when it premiered over the weekend and has drawn enough positive reactions for its endearing characters and funny plotlines to get me tuning in out of curiosity. One might think that after spending the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Yoon-ji’s new weekend drama King’s Family
by | August 24, 2013 | 67 Comments
With You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin winding down this weekend, it’s time to turn to the next KBS family drama headed our way. Isn’t there just something about that timeslot that’s like comfort food? Always a new family every 50 episodes, but they feel an awful lot like the last family, and the family before... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Yoon-ji joins cast of new weekend family drama
by | July 11, 2013 | 52 Comments
KBS’s next weekender is starting to fill out its cast, and they’ve got a big win in the plus column: Lee Yoon-ji (The Great Seer, The King 2 Hearts) has joined the cast. Love her. The family drama set to follow You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin is called Royal Family, but it’s a punny title... More »


Drama Casting & News
Dating Agency: Cyrano releases first stills
by | May 13, 2013 | 61 Comments
How ’bout some new stills from Dating Agency: Cyrano, the upcoming rom-com from tvN? We’ve seen posters and teaser videos, but the drama just released its first stills today, featuring its lead star Lee Jong-hyuk as the gruff boss of the theater troupe–turned–dating agency, which stages encounters designed to put its lovelorn clientele in the... 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 »