‘Namgoong Min’

Drama Casting & News
Casting complete for cheery weekend romance Beast’s Beauty
by | April 12, 2016 | 33 Comments
Ohn Joo-wan, Seo Hyo-rim Some early names ended up bowing out, but the casting is now set for SBS’s lighthearted weekend romantic comedy Beast’s Beauty, which earlier cast Namgoong Min (Remember—Son’s War) to headline, marking a departure from his recent scene-stealing turns as villainous second leads. Baek Jin-hee had been considering the lead role of... More »

Drama Casting & News
Namgoong Min lands lead role in Beast’s Beauty for SBS
by | March 24, 2016 | 64 Comments
Yay for Namgoong Min (Remember—Son’s War), who’s coming off a string of scene-stealing villain roles to land his first lead role in a broadcast drama, which is tentatively titled Beast’s Beauty. He must’ve made a good impression on his Girl Who Sees Smells producers, since that drama’s PD and writer are the ones behind this... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 19, 2016
by | March 19, 2016 | 52 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 »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 12, 2016
by | March 12, 2016 | 68 Comments
In response to press inquiries about a Signal 2, PD Kim Won-seok said, “All of us, from writer to cast, feel enormous pride and attachment to this show so we’ve opened up the possibility of making a second season.” He continued, “I know there are concerns that we could take away the lingering effects of... More »

Drama Casting & News
2015 SBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2015 | 180 Comments
Whee, there’s eye candy galore today, here in No. 2 of 3 of the broadcaster drama awards (KBS’s awards post is forthcoming), here at the 2015 SBS Drama Awards. This event had perhaps a smidge more starpower than last night’s MBC Drama Awards, which I attribute to SBS having had more hit dramas in the... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 20, 2015
by | December 20, 2015 | 29 Comments
Kim Nam-joo, Lee Min-ho War of Roses has lured Kim Nam-joo (You Who Rolled In Unexpectedly) back to dramaland after a four-year hiatus. Her character was born into a wealthy family and previously never wanted for anything, but she’ll struggle after marrying a doctor who doesn’t earn much income. For her family, she’ll deny her... More »

Drama Recaps
Remember—Son’s War: Episode 1
by | December 12, 2015 | 71 Comments
Remember—Son’s War is one of the many memory-related dramas as of late, but we’ve got a strong one in our midst. We piece together a fragmented memory of a murder alongside a son seeking justice for his father, whose memory continues to degenerate. The agency to find the truth is powerful, but truth is opaque.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoo Seung-ho and Park Min-young’s emotional reunion in Remember
by | November 18, 2015 | 76 Comments
Finally, we get to the leads! SBS’s new super-memory lawyer drama Remember has been slowly releasing stills of the supporting cast, but at last we get to Yoo Seung-ho and Park Min-young, on the set of their first scene together. They star as classmates who reunite as adults, when he’s a lawyer and she’s a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Namgoong Min tackles villain role for SBS’s Remember
by | October 26, 2015 | 57 Comments
When I first saw that Namgoong Min has been added to SBS’s upcoming thriller drama Remember, my first thought was, “Is he going to be a villain?” And then, upon seeing that he was, “Well of course, he has to be the villain!” It isn’t that Namgoong Min is known for doing lots of villain... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 12, 2015
by | July 12, 2015 | 22 Comments
Choi Siwon, Jo Soo-hyang SuJu’s Siwon is transforming himself into a producer. Together with EnterMedia Pictures, he’s secured the U.S. and Asian film rights to the 2011 webtoon Interview. EnterMedia Pictures was the company responsible for the U.S. remakes of You From Another Star and Good Doctor (though those projects were shelved or weren’t picked... More »

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2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

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