Posts Tagged ‘Song Seung-heon’

Celebrity News
Baeksang Award nominees announced
by | January 23, 2009 | 69 Comments
Lee Min-ho and Kim Bum of “Boys Before Flowers” Wow, that’s kind of fast — only three weeks into the drama and already a Baeksang nomination. Both Kim Bum and Lee Min-ho of KBS’s Boys Before Flowers are up for the 45th Baeksang Arts Awards in the same category (new actor). (Kim Bum’s nomination, however,... More »

Celebrity News
“Season” drama stars attend director Yoon Seok-ho’s wedding
by | January 11, 2009 | 32 Comments
Drama PD Yoon Seok-ho was married on Sunday, and wishing him well were, among others, the stars of his famed quartet of “season” dramas: Autumn Fairy Tale, Winter Sonata, Summer Scent, and Spring Waltz. (Although, really, only the Autumn and Winter dramas could be called successes.) That includes Winter Sonata stars Choi Ji-woo and Park... More »

Drama Casting & News
2008 MBC Acting Awards
by | December 30, 2008 | 146 Comments
MBC hosted its awards ceremony for the 2008 Acting Awards on December 30. Let me first reiterate that I think these end-of-year broadcast-station awards are mostly meaningless. That said, this year’s Daesangs were TOTAL WEAKSAUCE, MBC. Top honor (the “Daesang” grand prize) went to… Oh, you mean it was split this year? Between Beethoven Virus‘s... More »

Drama Casting & News
Choi Jin-shil up for posthumous Daesang award
by | December 15, 2008 | 24 Comments
MBC won’t be awarding its end-of-year winners until December 30, but it has revealed its acting award nominees, and the name of deceased actress Choi Jin-shil has been included as a candidate for the acting Daesang, or Grand Prize. Essentially, these year-end fetes are just a way for stations to hand out trophies to all... More »

Drama Casting & News
East of Eden: Viewers up, paychecks down
by | October 11, 2008 | 21 Comments
The actors of MBC’s Monday-Tuesday drama East of Eden, including star Song Seung-heon, are taking a pay cut — as much as 50% from their current pay rates. The drama boasts a large cast of name actors — Yeon Jung-hoon, Yoo Dong-geun, Lee Mi-sook, Jo Min-ki, Lee Yeon-hee, Lee Da-hae, Han Ji-hye, Park Hae-jin —... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
The current drama landscape: An overview
by | September 28, 2008 | 54 Comments
It seems we suddenly have a ton of new dramas out, and I was starting to feel a bit lost. So here’s a brief overview of the dramas currently airing, some of which I’m following regularly and some that I haven’t committed to sticking with yet. For the series I plan to keep watching, I’ll... More »

Celebrity News
Kwon Sang-woo weds Sohn Tae-young (finally)
by | September 28, 2008 | 63 Comments
After all the hullaballo, Kwon Sang-woo finally married Sohn Tae-young today (September 28), and I for one am glad, since we won’t be having to hear about it anymore. The couple gave a press conference prior to the wedding, as the wedding itself was closed to the press. Sohn Tae-young wore a Kenneth Pool gown,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Presenting the cast of East of Eden
by | August 21, 2008 | 29 Comments
If that ain’t the picture of “triumphant return,” I don’t know what is. The sizable cast of upcoming epic drama East of Eden held its production press conference on August 21, and trotted out all most of its big names (and it has many, although some were either not in attendance or weren’t photographed —... More »

Drama Casting & News
Song Seung Heon jumps East of Eden, south of balcony
by | July 1, 2008 | 12 Comments
Song Seung Heon grapples with a foe, leaps off a building and performs his own stunt wire work while shooting MBC’s upcoming epic drama (spanning multiple decades, from the sixties to the present), East of Eden, which premieres August 25. He films on location in Hong Kong. Tags: East of Eden, Song Seung-heon... More »

Drama Casting & News
East of Eden completes its love geometry
by | June 5, 2008 | 27 Comments
MBC’s upcoming East of Eden looks to become the next big-budget, high-profile drama of the year, with recent cast additions of two lovely ladies to act as romantic interests for lead heartthrob Song Seung Heon: first, crying queen Lee Da Hae, and now Lee Yeon Hee. The story concerns the stories of two boys born... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
It’s a metrosexual box office weekend
by | March 22, 2008 | 18 Comments
The movie Sook-myeong (“Destiny,” or “Fate”) opened this weekend, and with two of Hallyu’s prettiest pretty-boys headlining — Kwon Sang Woo and Song Seung Heon, that is — it’s well on its way to claiming the weekend box office. The movie (also starring Ji Sung and Kim In Kwon) easily took the top slot in... More »