‘Love Rain’

Drama Reactions & Reviews
If I Could Turn Back Time [Year in Review, Part 4]
by | December 21, 2012 | 155 Comments
My first year-end review! I was so excited for this opportunity that I decided to watch as many dramas as I could in preparation this year, and all but forced myself to doggedly stick with obvious train wrecks because I figured, “Hey, at least it’ll give me something to write about.” If I learned anything,... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Life Lessons from a Mixed Bag of Dramas [Year in Review, Part 2]
by | December 11, 2012 | 148 Comments
2012 was certainly a mixed bag: I saw plenty of action dramas and then I saw fluffy dramas that made no sense. There were dramas I loved, dramas that I liked enough, and then dramas that I hated. It was a tough year for me, and I felt I had bad luck in choosing which... More »

Drama Recaps
Love Rain: Episode 1
by | March 28, 2012 | 333 Comments
There’s plenty of love and plenty of rain in KBS’s new-vintage drama offering, Love Rain, which enjoyed some considerable hype before its release due to its popular stars. It’s not out to transcend its genre, and works well to deliver an atmospheric, youthful vibe and a core love story with all its requisite entanglements. There... More »

Drama Casting & News
Love Rain premieres to low ratings
by | March 26, 2012 | 289 Comments
Today marks the premiere of KBS’s new throwback drama Love Rain, the new project from famed season drama PD Yoon Suk-ho, starring Jang Geun-seok and Yoona. But despite the young starpower, the series premiered to disappointing ratings: 5.8%.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jang Geun-seok cuts his hair for Love Rain
by | March 8, 2012 | 118 Comments
Jang Geun-seok is showing off an image transformation for Love Rain, the upcoming drama where he plays a young man in the 1970s who falls in love with Yoon-ah, and then also portrays the man’s son three decades later. These stills come from a recent shoot in Hokkaido; who wants to bet Jang spent all... More »

Drama Casting & News
Love Rain, literally
by | November 16, 2011 | 160 Comments
Looks like they’re taking the title literally for Love Rain, with series leads Jang Geun-seok and Yoon-ah meeting in the rain in the above still. The multigenerational “premium melodrama” from melo king PD Yoon Seok-ho (he of the Season dramas) has already pre-sold to Japan, no doubt owing a lot of its hype to the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Love Rain holds initial script reading
by | September 22, 2011 | 139 Comments
Huh, script reading already? Love Rain isn’t scheduled to air till 2012, but the main cast convened recently for its first script reading, which included actors Jang Geun-seok, Yoon-ah, Kim Shi-hoo, Sohn Eun-seok, Hwang Bora, and Seo In-gook. (I use the term scheduled loosely; technically Love Rain isn’t scheduled at all, in that it doesn’t... More »

Drama Casting & News
Another idol joins Jang Geun-seok’s Love Rain
by | September 20, 2011 | 85 Comments
What is this, Idol Rain? Another pop singer joins the cast of the drama Love Rain, and this time it’s Seo In-gook, a newish singer who won the TV reality competition show Superstar K in 2009. Seo In-gook will play one of a trio of university students in the 1970s portion of the drama, with... More »