‘The Duo’

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Santa Strikes Back! [Year In Review, Part 6]
by | December 25, 2011 | 101 Comments
What the ever-lovin’ reindeer feculence? I get home from my overnight trans-earthian sleigh odyssey, settle back with my hard-earned fifths of whiskey to read up on what I’ve missed in dramaland, and find that they’ve finished the year-end reviews without me? This is an outrage! I know who’s getting their presents revoked this year! Goddamn... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Somewhere Over the K-Drama Rainbow [Year in Review, Part 3]
by | December 18, 2011 | 220 Comments
The other day, I sat down and thought long and hard about all of the various dramas that I’ve seen over the course of my life. I remembered secretly turning on the T.V. as a small child and pressing my nose against the glass, fascinated with the powerful, forbidden emotions at play somewhere inside that... More »

Drama Casting & News
Allure’s shoot with the cast of The Duo
by | March 25, 2011 | 26 Comments
Here are a few pretty shots released from the currently airing action-sageuk drama The Duo, whose three lead stars are featured in character for April’s Allure Korea magazine. Above, Chun Jung-myung poses as his born-rich-raised-poor character Chun-dong, who, despite his obvious adorableness as a baby-faced cutie, is reportedly not performing so well in his first... More »

Drama Casting & News
Han Ji-hye provides a glimpse behind the scenes of The Duo
by | March 10, 2011 | 22 Comments
Hello. I’m actress Han Ji-hye. I play the educated and talented Dong-nyeo in The Duo, and so am diligently learning calligraphy, painting flowers, and horseback riding. I began for the sake of the drama, but at some point they became my hobbies. I was scared when I got on horseback for the first time, but... More »

Drama Casting & News
The Duo establishes itself as Monday-Tuesday leader
by | March 9, 2011 | 24 Comments
Dream High‘s departure from airwaves paves the way for a new Monday-Tuesday ratings leader, and it’s MBC’s The Duo, the switched-at-birth sageuk drama starring Chun Jung-myung and Lee Sang-yoon as men living each other’s lives. The latest ratings put The Duo well in front with an 18.4% rating for Tuesday’s episode, its highest to date,... More »

Drama Casting & News
The Duo adds comic veteran Gong Hyung-jin
by | March 6, 2011 | 26 Comments
MBC’s switched-at-birth historical drama The Duo is adding a familiar face to its cast with Gong Hyung-jin, whose last sageuk role was in the fusion action series Chuno. He’s jumping up a few rungs on the social ladder with this new character, from runaway slave to police officer. That’ll pair him with Gwi-dong (Lee Sang-yoon),... More »

Dramabeans Podcast #5
by | February 25, 2011 | 117 Comments
Time for another podcast! Here’s Numero 5… In which javabeans and girlfriday discuss: our Dream High–My Princess bet; the upcoming 49 Days; Return of Iljimae, how we miss it, and Jung Il-woo’s Mane of Glory; our issues with Athena and IRIS; My Princess, cuteness, and the dullness of bad villains; Dream High, its awesomeness, and... More »

Drama Casting & News
An intro clip and first stills from The Duo
by | January 19, 2011 | 25 Comments
Here’s our first look at MBC’s new fusion sageuk drama The Duo, which has released a few stills from the set of its poster shoot (at bottom). Above, we have character shots of our four main leads, taken from the drama’s first teaser video, which was also just released. (Watch below.) Dressed in black and... More »