Posts Tagged ‘Park Hae-jin’

Drama Casting & News
Bad Boys of OCN join forces to take down a bigger bad
by | August 12, 2014 | 50 Comments
Time to check back in with Bad Boys, the OCN crime thriller that features a rather compelling assortment of characters—all criminals of different stripes—who work together against an even bigger criminal element. The copy on the title reads, “The bad boys who catch bad guys.” With reliably badass Kim Sang-joong (A New Leaf, City Hunter)... More »


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Park Hae-jin turns psychopath for action-crime drama
by | July 9, 2014 | 42 Comments
Park Hae-jin is making the most of his recent wave of popularity (thanks, You From Another Star) to line up his next drama after just wrapping on Doctor Stranger: He’ll be doing a crime-action drama on cable station OCN titled Bad Boys, which he’d previously been considering and has now confirmed. He’ll be stretching his... More »


Drama Recaps
Doctor Stranger: Episode 1
by | May 6, 2014 | 215 Comments
There’s a new doctor in the house with Doctor Stranger, whose solid and compelling premiere still makes my heart race. And no, I’m not just talking about Lee Jong-seok’s abs, which I admit is a pretty big draw. I’m speaking to the great visuals, a gripping story, and characters who tug your emotions from the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Doctor Stranger gets a perm
by | April 29, 2014 | 85 Comments
Okay, so there are probably other things going on in the posters and stills for Doctor Stranger, like hey — their faces make a Korean peninsula! — but can I help it if my main takeaway from the stills is that Lee Jong-seok got a perm? I can’t imagine how they’re going to motivate it... More »


Drama Casting & News
Doctor Stranger’s new mishmash of a preview
by | April 21, 2014 | 77 Comments
A new Doctor Stranger teaser is out! …and to be quite honest, I don’t know that I get it. It’s certainly a… diverse preview — we start out with a light, cheeky vibe as Lee Jong-seok bickers with a disdainful Kang So-ra, then calls a bunch of doctors quacks. Then things get serious on the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hot and cold geniuses in Doctor Stranger
by | April 7, 2014 | 119 Comments
Just in case you were wondering what geeeeeeenius Lee Jong-seok looks like, here are some stills from his new drama Doctor Stranger. Hm, I dunno, he looks a lot like regular Lee Jong-seok to me–that is to say, beautiful and slightly puppyish–but the lab coat helps. Should we get him some glasses too, or is... More »


Drama Casting & News
First script read for medical melo Doctor Stranger
by | April 2, 2014 | 55 Comments
Oooh, I’m starting to get excited about Doctor Stranger, mostly because there is a special place in my heart for Lee Jong-seok (I Hear Your Voice). He and the cast got together for their first script read a few weeks back, and gosh, don’t he and Park Hae-jin (You From Another Star) look pretty? Balancing... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cable network OCN courts Park Hae-jin for new drama
by | March 11, 2014 | 47 Comments
I love that Park Hae-jin is getting so much love lately after playing the pining second lead in You From Another Star. It goes a long way to be something so rare in dramaland–a second lead who’s never hateful. The actor is being courted to headline a new drama for cable channel OCN, which has... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Min-young offered lead in Doctor Stranger
by | January 28, 2014 | 62 Comments
Doctor Stranger is the upcoming SBS miniseries about a North Korean refugee who defects to South Korea and becomes a (geeeenius) doctor (really). Even as he works in a large hospital amongst many other peers, his background keeps him at a remove, a stranger in a strange land. Lee Jong-seok was floated as a potential... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Hae-jin in talks to join Doctor Stranger
by | December 29, 2013 | 36 Comments
So remember that North-Korean-doc-in-South-Korea medical drama Doctor Stranger that’s courting Lee Jong-seok to headline? It’s still angling for a March broadcast on SBS (though with God’s Gift – 14 Days premiering in February, it might not be till April). Lee Jong-seok is still considering, and now so is Park Hae-jin (You From Another Star). It’s... More »


Drama Recaps
You From Another Star: Episode 1
by | December 18, 2013 | 212 Comments
Ooh, finally a show that gets me excited. I have been waiting for you aaaaages! (Okay, months. But sometimes that can feel like forever.) Aside from having stars I like and a quirky premise, I love that already I love the characters and feel their dilemmas. (Jeon Ji-hyun is great! A happy surprise, as I... More »