‘Nam Ji-hyun’

Drama Casting & News
Seo In-gook up for MBC rom-com Shopping King Louie
by | June 29, 2016 | 102 Comments
Seo In-gook, Nam Ji-hyun, Yoon Sang-hyun Hee, Shopping King Louie is the new drama that initially courted Yook Sung-jae to headline, and I find it funny that they’ve now cast Seo In-gook (Police Unit 38) in the role, since Yook Sung-jae’s drama debut in Answer Me 1994 had everyone calling him Little Seo In-gook. The... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 26, 2015
by | July 26, 2015 | 19 Comments
Lee Joon (Heard It Through the Grapevine) has confirmed Key of Life with Yoo Hae-jin, the Japanese remake movie about a struggling actor and a mobster who switch lives. Yoo plays the gangster who is able to leave the underworld by pretending to be an actor, while Lee has signed on as the struggling thespian who gets mistaken... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
51st Baeksang Arts Awards
by | May 26, 2015 | 217 Comments
The Baeksang Arts Awards are back with their 51st installment, awarding prizes in both film and television. Most of the entries were fairly predictable, though the night wasn’t without a few surprise wins. One of the big surprises was variety PD Na Young-seok being named the Daesang winner in the TV category; although I wouldn’t... More »

Drama Casting & News
2014 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2014 | 137 Comments
Whew, the whirlwind of year-end awards finally comes to a close. Let’s wrap up with the last of the big station awards over at KBS, where premium sageuk Jung Do-jeon cranked out the big winners of the evening: veteran Yoo Dong-geun took home the Daesang (Grand Prize) for his performance as the founder of the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Hyung-shik, Seo Kang-joon, Nam Ji-hyun courted for What’s With This Family
by | May 1, 2014 | 54 Comments
Casting is underway for KBS’s newest weekend drama due out this summer, called What’s With This Family. Idol Park Hyung-shik (Heirs, Nine) of Ze:A has been offered the lead, and up-and-comer Seo Kang-joon (Sly and Single Again) and former child star Nam Ji-hyun (Angel Eyes, Hwa-yi) are in talks to join the cast as well.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kang Haneul and Nam Ji-hyun courted for Angel Eyes
by | January 12, 2014 | 29 Comments
There’s finally some traction on the casting front for the new SBS drama Angel Eyes, from the PD of Will It Snow For Christmas and the writer of Operation Proposal and Boys Over Flowers. There’s still no word on the leads (names from Han Ye-seul to Kim Haneul have been bandied about along with denials... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
2013 Blue Dragon Film Awards
by | November 22, 2013 | 107 Comments
Fall marks the start of awards season, and today we have the 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards, one of the major film industry ceremonies, along with the Grand Bell (Daejong) Awards earlier this month and the Baeksang Awards in the spring. You’ll recognize many familiar faces, not just from the other festivals and ceremonies this... More »

Drama Casting & News
2012 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2012 | 257 Comments
And closing out the year-end drama awards is KBS, who didn’t stray too far off the beaten path. The big winner tonight was You Who Rolled In Unexpectedly, the big ratings pull for the station this year. Taking home the Daesang was its star, Kim Nam-joo, who continues her reign as queen of the small... More »

Drama Casting & News
Nam Ji-hyun turns into a Girl Detective
by | February 5, 2012 | 33 Comments
I loved Nancy Drew as a kid, so I am way onboard the concept of Girl Detective Park Hae-sol, which is an upcoming Drama Special mini-drama starring the wonderful child actress (er, teenaged now) Nam Ji-hyun in the title role. Nam (who was so good playing childhood roles in dramas like Giant, Queen Seon-deok, and... More »

Drama Casting & News
MBC buys some time with one-act dramas
by | October 20, 2011 | 7 Comments
When scheduling its new Wednesday-Thursday drama Me Too, Flower, MBC had left one week of a gap between Flower’s premiere and end of Can’t Lose. I’d been wondering what they’d use to fill that time, and turns out they’ve slotted in a few one-act specials (both of which have previously aired) as a stopgap. I... More »

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3 A for effort, C for execution.

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

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