Posts Tagged ‘Park Jin-hee’

Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Whispering Corridors (1998)
by | May 20, 2014 | 14 Comments
“School is hell.” That was the premise of Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, and it’s one that resonates throughout contemporary fiction, including in Korea. And given the pressures and violence that Korean students may face in school, it’s no surprise that Korean cinema set in high school is littered with stories of bullies, stress, and sometimes horrifying... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Park Jin-hee and Lee Joon in noona romance Botox
by | October 30, 2013 | 59 Comments
Huh. Park Jin-hee (Gu-am Heo Jun, Fermentation Family) has been cast in a new move (yay!), and playing her romantic co-star is MBLAQ idol-actor Lee Joon of IRIS 2 (less yay). The movie is titled Botox and it’s an adaptation of a webtoon of the same name, and the film will be the directing debut... More »


Drama Casting & News
Teaser and posters for medical sageuk Heo Jun
by | March 5, 2013 | 26 Comments
Here’s a look at Kim Joo-hyuk and Park Jin-hee in character for what will be the next six months of their lives, starring in the 120-episode sageuk epic Gu-am Heo Jun, set to premiere in just under two weeks. Kim Joo-hyuk headlines as the famous Joseon royal physician in the late 16th century, a beloved... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Jin-hee back on television with Heo Jun
by | January 31, 2013 | 23 Comments
Park Jin-hee is coming back to television – yay! She’s just signed on to join MBC’s special production drama Gu-am Heo Jun, the sageuk about the famous royal physician Heo Jun that stars Kim Joo-hyuk (God of War) in the leading role. Unfortunately, this does mean we’re losing Han Chae-ah from the cast list, since... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Sweet Lie (Lost and Found)
by | January 28, 2012 | 62 Comments
Next up is a movie from a few years ago that always gives me the warm fuzzies: Sweet Lie, a romantic comedy that released in the winter of 2008, which also goes by the title Lost and Found (Sweet Lie being the literal translation of the Korean title, 달콤한 거짓말). The film wasn’t a box... More »


Drama Casting & News
Fermentation Family’s posters and character stills
by | November 26, 2011 | 44 Comments
The new posters for the jTBC cable drama Fermentation Family aren’t the most exciting bunch around, but they do convey a tastefulness (ha, pun!) in their presentation of the drama’s family- and kimchi-centric premise. Fermentation Family stars Song Il-kook (A Man Called God) and Park Jin-hee (Giant) as the main couple who falls into a... More »


Celebrity News
Park Jin-hee’s autumn In Style shoot
by | November 2, 2011 | 32 Comments
A new drama, a new photo shoot for Park Jin-hee, who’s in the November issue of In Style magazine, looking like her usual gorgeous self in a look that’s kinda fall-like, kinda careerwoman-themed. Park is probably my favorite “careerwoman” actress these days, since she can pull off professional and vulnerable at the same time, be... More »


Drama Casting & News
Song Il-kook and Park Jin-hee in Fermentation Family
by | October 31, 2011 | 50 Comments
Fermentation Family (aka Balhyo Gajok), starring Song Il-kook and Park Jin-hee, may have an awkward-sounding title (at least in English), but the stills from the upcoming cable drama are quite easy on the eyes. Pictured together here are series stars Song Il-kook (A Man Called God) and Park Jin-hee (Giant) from the drama’s open set... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
16th Busan International Film Festival’s opening red carpet
by | October 6, 2011 | 159 Comments
The 16th Busan International Film Festival opened on October 6, and the red carpet to the opening screening — So Ji-sub and Han Hyo-joo’s tragic romance Only You — was awash with stars. (For those of you used to seeing the festival called PIFF, it recently changed its spelling. The festival is in its 16th... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Jin-hee and Song Il-kook headline new drama
by | September 28, 2011 | 55 Comments
Yay, Park Jin-hee is coming back to dramaland! The star of Giant and The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry has signed on to headline a new cable drama opposite Song Il-kook (Crime Squad). Song has been considering the role and other names have been bandied about for the lead actress, but both are now... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Park Jin-hee and Park Ji-yoon in Grape Candy
by | July 9, 2011 | 8 Comments
Park Jin-hee (Giant, The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry) and singer-actress Park Ji-yoon (Lie To Me) have been cast as the leads in a movie titled Grape Candy, whose tone is described as “mysterious and delicate.” There’s something about the description and the premise that reminds me of the dark indie film Bleak Night,... More »