Posts Tagged ‘Seo In-gook’

Drama Recaps
King’s Face: Episode 1
by | November 21, 2014 | 46 Comments
What a solid and stylish premiere for King’s Face, KBS’s latest addition to the sparse Wednesday-Thursday lineup. With solid directing and an intriguing setup based on the idea that you can judge a book by its cover, there’s no shortage of conflict to mine here and plenty of promise for the future. After all, what... More »


Drama Casting & News
The stars of King’s Face at production press conference
by | November 14, 2014 | 26 Comments
King’s Face premieres in less than a week, and the cast of KBS’s fusion historical drama gathered for its production press conference on November 14. That included Seo In-gook as the future king Gwanghae, Lee Sung-jae as current king Seonjo, Jo Yoon-hee as the woman caught between them, Shin Sung-rok as a face reader (how... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oh snap! A king’s face
by | November 12, 2014 | 32 Comments
Well, it’s not much in the way of a poster (so many sageuks have generically similar posters—well, so many dramas have generically similar posters) but I suppose they’re pretty. Or maybe it’s that Seo In-gook, playing Prince (and later King) Gwanghae, is pretty. He’ll join the tragic father-son pairings dotting dramaland this year as his... More »


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Spotlighting the faces of King’s Face
by | November 6, 2014 | 16 Comments
This teaser for King’s Face is pretty brief, but at least it’s to the point: As we see each of the main characters’ faces highlighted, Seo In-gook narrates to us the necessity of a king possessing a “king’s face”—by which the drama means someone who carries the fate or fortune of being a ruler. If... More »


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Seo In-gook as incognito prince in King’s Face
by | October 27, 2014 | 48 Comments
I did honestly wonder if The King’s Face would ever make it to production; it was touch and go for a while there with plagiarism accusations hanging in the air and injunctions filed, but cameras are rolling on the set of the new KBS fusion historical drama. Lead actor Seo In-gook joined the drama’s shoots... More »


Drama Casting & News
King’s Face: Shin Sung-rok in, Seo Joon-young out?
by | October 9, 2014 | 24 Comments
Here’s the thing, I don’t know whether one actor is replacing the other or if Shin Sung-rok (Trot Lovers, You From Another Star) is just joining the upcoming KBS fusion historical drama The King’s Face, but when you cast Seo Joon-young (Secret Door) as your face-reading fortuneteller, say he’s confirmed, and then cast Shin Sung-rok... More »


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Seo In-gook and Jo Yoon-hee confirm King’s Face
by | September 24, 2014 | 30 Comments
I half-expected this drama never to see the light of day, but then again, controversy doesn’t seem to stop most broadcasters from airing content and dealing with the fallout later. In the case of KBS’s fusion sageuk The King’s Face, the drama has been embroiled in plagiarism controversy since late this summer, when production house... More »


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Seo In-gook courted to headline King’s Face
by | August 12, 2014 | 55 Comments
I’m not surprised in the least that drama producers are chomping at the bit to get Seo In-gook locked down for his next project the second that High School King of Savvy is in his rearview mirror. He’s having his moment, and it’s well-deserved. Next up for the actor might be the fusion sageuk The... More »


Drama Recaps
High School King of Savvy: Episode 17 (Final)
by | August 12, 2014 | 154 Comments
We’re here! The final installment of our zippy double-life workplace romance gives us mostly plot to get us through the last leg, but it doesn’t discount the cute or the heart. Just when we start to question the validity of the choices made, we’re reminded of the true reason why we stuck with Savvy in... More »


Drama Recaps
High School King of Savvy: Episode 16
by | August 11, 2014 | 73 Comments
Hyung-seok finally comes to his senses this episode, though we all wish it hadn’t taken quite such a heartbreaking tragedy to make it happen. Gramps’ death casts a shadow over the show as well as Min-seok’s family, and the challenge is to figure out how to carry on with life without everyone’s favorite cheerful guardian... More »


Drama Recaps
High School King of Savvy: Episode 15
by | August 5, 2014 | 160 Comments
Hey guys, I’m just filling in for an episode and dramallama and purplecow will be back to finish off the show. Luck tends to be on my side when I’m the ringer, and today’s episode is no exception—it’s probably the best hour of High School King of Savvy yet, full of emotional payoffs, climactic showdowns,... More »