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Drama Casting & News
Moon Geun-young, Kim Jae-wook confirm SBS’s Village
by | August 24, 2015 | 56 Comments
SBS’s upcoming Village is on a casting spree, with a slew of additions to the cast being made in quick succession. Heading the list is Moon Geun-young (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi), who has confirmed taking the lead role in the mysterious drama about a seemingly peaceful, crime-free village that is rocked when an unknown corpse... More »


Drama Casting & News
KBS nixes potential Kang Ji-hwan–Moon Geun-young drama Home Alone
by | July 22, 2015 | 30 Comments
Remember Home Alone, that new drama that was aiming to pair Kang Ji-hwan and Moon Geun-young as love interests that was announced all of two days ago? Well never mind, you can go ahead and forget it now, because that’s what KBS is doing—it has backpedaled and removed the drama from the schedule. It’s a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kang Ji-hwan, Moon Geun-young courted for new drama Home Alone
by | July 19, 2015 | 77 Comments
Good news: Kang Ji-hwan (Big Man) and Moon Geun-young (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi) may be teaming up for a new drama! Aw, I’ve missed them in good dramas! Less good news news: The drama comes from writer Kim Do-hyun of tvN’s weirdly mishmashed rom-com-murder drama My Secret Hotel, and is produced by Dream E&M, which... More »


Drama Casting & News
Chaebol’s Daughter loses Moon-Park pairing, gains Park Hyung-shik
by | April 9, 2015 | 65 Comments
There’s been a casting change-up for SBS’s new melodrama Chaebol’s Daughter, which was initially courting Park Seo-joon (Kill Me, Heal Me) to play the leading man and Moon Geun-young (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi) to play the titular heroine. Now reps from both actors’ camps have declared that they’re passing on the roles, which leaves the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Moon Geun-young offered lead in Chaebol’s Daughter
by | April 7, 2015 | 74 Comments
Moon Geun-young is eyeing a return to dramaland, and the project on the table is the SBS series Chaebol’s Daughter, which recently announced the possibility of Park Seo-joon (Kill Me Heal Me, Witch’s Romance) taking on the lead role in the project. Now this is a pairing I could get behind. Chaebol’s Daughter comes from... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Ah-in, Moon Geun-young join Joseon-era film Sado
by | May 8, 2014 | 40 Comments
This lineup has me sold, already. Yoo Ah-in (Secret Love Affair) and Moon Geun-young (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi) have joined the period film Sado, which will be helmed by sageuk film pro Lee Jun-ik (Like the Moon Escaping From Clouds). As previously noted, veteran Song Kang-ho (The Attorney) has been cast in the role of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Webtoon adaptation Misaeng courts Moon Geun-young
by | April 9, 2014 | 37 Comments
New movement has been spotted in the development of the webtoon-to-drama adaptation for Misaeng, or Incomplete Life, with the possibility being raised of Moon Geun-young (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi) taking a lead role, with Lee Sung-min (Miss Korea) as a potential castmate. Misaeng is the tvN project that is based on a very popular webtoon... More »


Drama Casting & News
Goddess of Fire resumes filming, hopes to recover ratings
by | September 25, 2013 | 40 Comments
Production is getting back on track for MBC’s Goddess of Fire Jung-yi, which had halted filming for several days when lead actress Moon Geun-young was injured on set on the 18th and subsequently missed its airdates this week. In place of new episodes, the show aired special broadcasts on the 23rd and 24th. The crew... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Moon Geun-young’s on-set accident halts filming on Goddess of Fire
by | September 23, 2013 | 50 Comments
Here’s some bad news for the production of MBC’s sageuk drama Goddess of Fire Jung-yi, which recently had an on-set accident when a piece of camera equipment fell onto lead actress Moon Geun-young’s face and injured her eye. Ouch. She had gone to the emergency room following the accident on Wednesday and returned to the... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
First Impressions: Goddess of Fire Jung-yi, Empire of Gold
by | July 2, 2013 | 123 Comments
There’s a new set of dramas that just premiered, so I thought I’d weigh in with some very brief first impressions after catching the opening episodes of each. The ratings landscape has pretty much evened out across the three Monday-Tuesday dramas: MBC’s Goddess of Fire Jung-yi came in with a marginal first-place lead at 10.7%... More »


Drama Casting & News
Goddess of Fire’s teaser and couple posters
by | June 17, 2013 | 83 Comments
Here’s a peek at Moon Geun-young and Lee Sang-yoon in their new MBC sageuk Goddess of Fire Jung-yi, set to premiere in two weeks. I never thought I’d say this, but the more cutesy stuff I see for this show, the less I’m interested in it. Either Moon Geun-young has outgrown the cutesy, or this... More »