‘Song Seung-heon’


Drama Casting & News
Song Seung-heon courted for Saimdang PD’s next drama
by | January 30, 2017 | 51 Comments
I guess the director of Saimdang, Light’s Diary must be really happy with Song Seung-heon’s work in that drama, because he’s already courting the actor for a reunion on his next project. PD Yoon Sang-ho, also of Bride of the Century, Bichunmoo, and Tamra the Island, has announced that his next drama will be an... More »


Drama Recaps
Saimdang, Light’s Diary: Episode 1
by | January 28, 2017 | 107 Comments
Lee Young-ae’s highly anticipated comeback drama, Saimdang, Light’s Diary premiered today as a double header. We spend most of the episode in the present timeline navigating the cutthroat world of academic art history, but slowly the mystery of Saimdang comes to the forefront, and we begin to see the nexus where past meets present, and... More »


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New teaser and airdate secured for Saimdang, Light’s Diary
by | January 2, 2017 | 23 Comments
Have your pens at the ready because SBS’s new fusion sageuk Saimdang, Light’s Diary has finally secured an airdate and will make its long-awaited premiere on January 26. Actress Lee Young-ae’s last drama was the 2003 MBC sageuk Dae Jang Geum, an astronomical success that catapulted her to Hallyu superstardom, and it’ll be interesting to... More »


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A time-crossed encounter in first teaser for Saimdang, Light’s Diary
by | December 20, 2016 | 22 Comments
The first teaser is finally out for Saimdang, Light’s Diary, the highly anticipated drama comeback project for actress Lee Young-ae, whose last drama was MBC’s 2003 global smash success Dae Jang Geum (Jewel in the Palace). It’s only thirty seconds long, but it just might whet the appetite for now after a series of scheduling... More »


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News bites: October 1, 2016
by | October 1, 2016 | 33 Comments
Ji-soo Hooray, Ji-soo returned to the set of Fantastic this past week! His agency released a statement: “Thankfully, he is recovering well and quickly, but he will take extra care while filming.” The young actor stated, “Many people must have been concerned and I’m sorry to have made them worry. I got a tremendous amount... More »


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Two more promo crumbs from buzz sageuk Saimdang, Light’s Diary
by | July 28, 2016 | 30 Comments
Pre-produced dramas are enjoying a nice push these days, and this is one of the many anticipated series that’ll be launching in the back half of this year: Saimdang, Light’s Diary, which has thankfully stepped away from the awkward “The Herstory” that used to be part of the title. Everything from this production so far... More »


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SBS’s Saimdang, the Herstory to premiere in October
by | May 24, 2016 | 24 Comments
Upcoming SBS sageuk drama Saimdang, the Herstory finally has a broadcast date. Well, sort of. Lee Young-ae had us Dae Jang Geum fans excited for the past two years about the possibility of seeing her come back to acting after a thirteen-year hiatus, and will finally be returning this fall: SBS has announced that Saimdang... More »


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Press conference and open set day for Saimdang, the Herstory
by | November 30, 2015 | 37 Comments
We’re still quite a ways off from the seeing SBS’s historical drama Saimdang, the Herstory on the air, but the drama did hold a press conference and open press day at the shooting location on November 30. Since the series doesn’t even have a spot on the schedule yet, I presume the press blitz was... More »


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Lee Young-ae and Song Seung-heon’s first stills for Saimdang
by | October 31, 2015 | 55 Comments
Cameras have technically been rolling since August, but here’s our first real peek at Saimdang, the Herstory, the new SBS biopic sageuk starring Lee Young-ae (Dae Jang Geum) in her long-awaited drama comeback as Shim Saimdang and Song Seung-heon (When a Man Loves) as the man who’s singularly devoted to her. It’s not much, but... More »


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Song Seung-heon considers Saimdang opposite Lee Young-ae
by | July 24, 2015 | 65 Comments
So… the last time Song Seung-heon did sageuk, it was Dr. Jin… yeeeaaaaaah. On the upside, SBS’s large-scale biopic drama Saimdang, the Herstory is most definitely NOT going to be Dr. Jin. And on the double-upside, Lee Young-ae (Dae Jang Geum) is headlining in her 12-year drama comeback. The pairing honestly throws me a little,... More »