Posts Tagged ‘Uhm Tae-woong’

Drama Recaps
Could We Love: Episode 1
by | January 12, 2014 | 84 Comments
We’re off to a great start. PD Kim Yoon-chul made a winning drama with last year’s Can We Get Married, and JTBC’s newest offering Could We Love is looking like a continuation of his incredibly lively and fluid style of directing. It focuses on the lives of three longtime friends—one a divorcee, one a spinster,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Could We Love serves up thoughtful romance for JTBC
by | December 28, 2013 | 31 Comments
With just over a week until the drama premieres, here are more stills and a teaser from JTBC’s upcoming drama Could We Love, the “rom-com for thirty- and fortysomethings” series from the producers of the well-received Could We Get Married. The producers are enough to make this one worth keeping an eye out for, as... More »


Drama Casting & News
Stills from JTBC’s romance drama Could We Love
by | December 17, 2013 | 35 Comments
Romance drama Could We Love, the loose follow-up drama to JTBC’s Could We Marry, is gearing up production for its premiere next month and is starting to release stills from its early shoots. (They’re coming out in a slow trickle, but better slow than nothing.) The series is the one centering around three late-thirties friends... More »


Drama Casting & News
Uhm Tae-woong confirms JTBC romance drama
by | November 12, 2013 | 27 Comments
Cable network JTBC’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Mom Needs a Man has a new title and a leading man. The new project from PD Kim Yoon-chul (of Can We Get Married and My Name Is Kim Sam-soon) will now be called the more generic Could We Love. I’m a little bummed because Mom Needs a Man... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kim Jong-min and Cha Tae-hyun stick with 1 Night 2 Days
by | November 11, 2013 | 52 Comments
girlfriday: The verdict is in: Sunday night variety show 1 Night 2 Days will be going ahead with Season 3 and members Kim Jong-min and Cha Tae-hyun will be staying on. Buh-bye, Yoo Hae-jin, Lee Su-geun, Uhm Tae-woong, and Sung Shi-kyung. javabeans: I’m surprised anybody’s staying behind. After the last announcement about the projected departures,... More »


Drama Casting & News
JTBC attracts star lineup for Mom Needs a Man
by | November 10, 2013 | 42 Comments
How’s that for an eye-catching title: Mom Needs a Man, a drama adapted from a novel that’s in the works for JTBC. It’s managed to attract a number of high-profile names to its potential cast list, which is reason enough to keep an eye out for it. Mom and daughter roles will be played by... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1N2D loses more members, recasts for Season 3
by | November 6, 2013 | 110 Comments
Speaking of variety shows that have gone on too long, there’s a large-scale shake-up in store for KBS’s once-flagship Sunday variety show 1 Night 2 Days. On the heels of losing its youngest member, Joo-won, the show is also losing its main MC, Lee Su-geun… and potentially (probably) three others. My first reaction was that... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Uhm Tae-woong caves to the dark side of showbiz in Top Star
by | October 7, 2013 | 85 Comments
Among the many films that are currently debuting at the Busan International Film Festival, Top Star seems to be getting a lot of fanfare and positive reviews. The trailer and stills show a much darker story than I had anticipated, about a top star’s manager who dreams of becoming an actor, and grows dangerously ambitious... More »


Drama Recaps
Sword and Flower: Episode 20 (Final)
by | September 8, 2013 | 144 Comments
I’ve had pretty bad luck with finales lately (in that I’m starting to forget what it feels like to watch a good one), and while the ending for Sword and Flower doesn’t strike like lightning out of a clear blue sky, it does serve as a textbook example of everything that makes viewers wary to... More »


Drama Recaps
Sword and Flower: Episode 19
by | September 7, 2013 | 65 Comments
Our princess’ future with her eternally loving bodyguard is at stake, but you’d hardly know it by the way everyone moseys around this hour. A literal war happens off-screen in the time it takes for Mu-young to not make a decision, which gives the Slim Bad of the show all the time he needs to... More »


Drama Recaps
Sword and Flower: Episode 18
by | September 3, 2013 | 35 Comments
There’s a bit of cuteness in an otherwise bleak hour as everyone’s lives just go from bad to worse. Mu-young faces a tough decision going forward—will she learn to let go, or die holding on?—while our hero tries to give her a third (and some would say better) option. Whether they’ll have a hand in... More »