Posts Tagged ‘Su Ae’

Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: The Flu
by | June 29, 2014 | 14 Comments
In anticipation of Jang Hyuk’s return to the small screen this week, it seems only proper to take a look at his work in last year’s big budget event film The Flu, which made only a moderate box office splash as the twentieth highest-grossing film of 2013 while garnering absolutely zero awards, and… huh. I... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Hide and Seek leads the thriller-packed box office
by | August 19, 2013 | 29 Comments
We’ve got a couple of movies burning up the box office these days, and taking a look at the top of the charts would indicate we’re in thriller season. The big names of recent weeks have been Ha Jung-woo’s The Terror Live, Jang Hyuk and Su Ae’s contagion thriller The Flu, and the most recent... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Jang Hyuk and Su Ae battle deadly virus
by | June 8, 2013 | 57 Comments
Okay, now this is my worst nightmare. But deadly contagious viruses do make good movie fodder, don’t they? Here’s the first teaser for this summer’s epidemic disaster movie The Flu, starring Jang Hyuk (IRIS 2) and Su Ae (Queen of Ambition). I really wish they’d come up with a cooler title, ’cause this one conjures... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yawang’s eye-catching promo posters
by | January 7, 2013 | 45 Comments
Yawang has released its posters, and well, I guess you can’t say it’s just like Daemul anymore. Perhaps that was the point? They are definitely eye-catching, although there’s no explanation as to why they’re lying there all bloody. Or why there are guns in this political drama. And don’t you suppose Su Ae and Kwon... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yawang’s teary-eyed and gun-toting teaser
by | December 27, 2012 | 45 Comments
So… this is an odd teaser for Yawang — not the high-drama of it, since a melodrama being melodramatic is no big surprise — but I don’t think the first lady is going to be wielding a gun to make her dreams come true, yeah? Upcoming SBS Monday-Tuesday drama Yawang has finally released a teaser,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yawang stills and plot setups
by | December 21, 2012 | 28 Comments
SBS’s upcoming Yawang continues to add to its cast list and is also releasing some stills (albeit at a pace that’s more like a trickle) now that it’s begun filming. And while the images themselves are not that interesting, the description finally has my interest piqued. Since I wasn’t expecting to be interested, this is... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yawang beefs up its cast, begins production
by | December 7, 2012 | 126 Comments
We’ve got new cast additions to upcoming drama Queen of Ambition (or Yawang), the next installment in the same manhwa series as Daemul. It stars Su Ae as an ambitious woman determined to shed poverty and become the first lady, and Kwon Sang-woo plays the good guy who’s in love with her, and therefore at... More »

Drama Casting & News
Su Ae and Kwon Sang-woo’s Yawang secures time slot
by | September 5, 2012 | 42 Comments
It’s full steam ahead for Yawang, or Queen of Ambition, the latest drama adaptation of hit manhwa writer Park In-kwon’s work (Dameul, War of Money). Su Ae and Kwon Sang-woo have signed contracts to star, and the show has now secured a Monday-Tuesday slot on SBS’s January broadcast schedule. The 24-episode series will focus on... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kwon Sang-woo and Su Ae back to dramaland?
by | April 30, 2012 | 39 Comments
There’s a new drama pairing afoot: Kwon Sang-woo (Pain, Daemul) and Su Ae (Thousand Day Promise) are in talks to possibly star in the new manhwa-to-drama adaptation from Daemul writer Park In-kwon. This series is called Yawang or Queen of Ambition, which is a best approximation in translating the title, a play on “queen” and... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Su Ae joins Jang Hyuk in action thriller
by | April 17, 2012 | 34 Comments
Su Ae (Thousand Day Promise, Athena) has announced that her next project will bring her back to the big screen, in the virus-with-a-vengeance action blockbuster film Influenza (or Cold), starring Jang Hyuk. Drat, now I HAVE to watch this movie, even if it’s Contagion Redux. Tags: Jang Hyuk, Su Ae... More »

Drama Casting & News
2011 SBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2011 | 142 Comments
And now to conclude the Big 3 Broadcaster awards with SBS, featuring some of the most popular dramas of the year. Tree With Deep Roots was the big winner of the night, winning six trophies in total, including the Daesang for Han Seok-kyu, and the Top Excellence Award for Best Drama. There were no big... More »