Posts Tagged ‘Nam Ji-hyun’

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 »

Drama Casting & News
Fusion sageuk Warrior Baek Dong-soo has its hero
by | April 25, 2011 | 68 Comments
This means Kim Bum is out of the running; Ji Chang-wook is taking the lead role in upcoming manhwa-adapted action sageuk drama Warrior Baek Dong-soo (formerly called Honorable Baek Dong-soo). Kim Bum may have had the mane-of-glory-in-training, but it’ll be Ji Chang-wook who gets to flaunt his in the drama, all while flashing some serious... More »

Drama Casting & News
Stills from SBS’s upcoming Giant
by | April 25, 2010 | 9 Comments
SBS’s Giant, set in the 1970s, begins airing next month, and the production has been busy filming this past month. The early portions have been filmed, which feature young actors Kim Soo-hyun and Nam Ji-hyun, notably re-teaming after playing the young lovers in Will It Snow for Christmas. (Kim Soo-hyun doesn’t play the main character,... More »

Drama Casting & News
2009 MBC Drama Awards
by | December 30, 2009 | 104 Comments
December 30 was, once again, the night of the 2009 MBC Drama Awards. Unlike last year, there was no split Daesang award nor the ensuing controversy, but then again, there really was nobody with whom it could be shared. To absolutely nobody’s surprise, Go Hyun-jung was named Daesang winner for her delicious portrayal of Mi-shil... More »

Drama Recaps
Will It Snow For Christmas: Episodes 1-2
by | December 14, 2009 | 127 Comments
I have said many a time that I dislike melodrama — as a genre, as a plot device, as a storytelling crutch. Excessive melodrama is what makes makjang dramas popular, but it drives me batty because I hate when stories are emotionally manipulative just for the sake of being emotionally manipulative. This, of course, excludes... More »