‘Neighborhood Hero’


Drama Reactions & Reviews
2016 Year in Review, Part 2: The doctor is in
by | December 14, 2016 | 154 Comments
Every December, I’m hit with a simultaneous feeling of anticipation and dread at dusting off our Year in Review series and taking a look back at the year as a whole. I always enjoy reading what everyone else has written, and the review-writing process is both fun and illuminating—sometimes you don’t realize you even feel... More »


Podcasts
Dramabeans Podcast #32
by | April 5, 2016 | 135 Comments
Here I’d thought we’d done a good job of recording a new podcast without letting too much time slip by… and then I saw the list of all the shows we had to talk about and cursed our past selves for not being more on top of things. We’ll never learn! I should just accept... More »


Drama Recaps
Neighborhood Hero: Episode 1
by | January 24, 2016 | 136 Comments
There was a burst of new content on cable this weekend, and Neighborhood Hero (also called Local Hero) was OCN’s offering, marking the channel’s shift to the twice-a-week format. They’ve had a number of successes in the once-a-week action thriller format—that’s been their bread and butter—but are trying something new with this Saturday-Sunday scheduling. Off... More »


Drama Casting & News
Justice, pennies, and rules in OCN’s Neighborhood Hero
by | December 30, 2015 | 46 Comments
I am really feelin’ the dryly funny vibe of these Neighborhood Hero teasers: The show has all the slick stylishness of OCN’s dark action dramas, but the fun spirit of a tongue-in-cheek caper. I love when a thing deflates its own ego for a laugh. Here we’ve got several more teasers to round out the... More »


Drama Casting & News
OCN’s Neighborhood Hero gets called to action
by | December 21, 2015 | 152 Comments
Trailers are out for OCN’s new spy action drama Neighborhood Hero, about an ex-secret agent who starts a quirky little ring of vigilante heroes to keep watch over their neighborhood. There must just be a lot of evil where they live. The series stars Park Shi-hoo (Alice in Cheongdam-dong) and Lee Soo-hyuk (Scholar Who Walks... More »


Drama Casting & News
The bromance trio begins for OCN spy-action drama Neighborhood Hero
by | October 12, 2015 | 146 Comments
Ooh, here’s our first look at upcoming cable action drama Neighborhood Hero, which held its first shoots on October 6 and has now released the stills. The drama comes from Chuno and Basketball PD Kwak Jung-hwan, and since he’s a director with a strong sense of style, I’m curious to see if working for OCN... More »


Drama Casting & News
SNSD’s Yuri, Yoon Tae-young for OCN’s Neighborhood Hero
by | September 2, 2015 | 88 Comments
Yuri, Yoon Tae-young Now that cable network OCN’s new spy action drama Neighborhood Hero has its hero in Park Shi-hoo (Alice in Cheongdam-dong), we’ve got a few more additions to the cast: Girl’s Generation’s Kwon Yuri (No Breathing, Fashion King) is considering an offer to play the heroine, and Yoon Tae-young (Records of a Night... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Shi-hoo to make drama comeback in OCN’s Neighborhood Hero
by | August 24, 2015 | 327 Comments
Park Shi-hoo (Alice in Cheongdam-dong) has been cast as the leading man in the latest project from PD Kwak Jung-hwan, of Chuno, Conspiracy in the Court, Runaway Plan B, and Basketball. The spy action drama, called Neighborhood Hero, is being planned for a 2016 broadcast on cable network OCN and Park Shi-hoo has confirmed that... More »