‘Unstoppable High Kick’

Drama Casting & News
KBS revisits “variety drama” format with upcoming comedy The Best Hit
by | February 14, 2017 | 13 Comments
KBS hinted at this last year, and now we have confirmation that the station is indeed reviving its hybrid “variety drama” format, which it initially attempted back in 2015 with The Producers. The new comedy series is titled The Best Hit, and although it’s not technically a Producers Season 2, it’s being unofficially called that... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
If You Like… Noona Romances
by | September 29, 2013 | 248 Comments
If you’re anything like me, your ideal drama hero isn’t the cold chaebol with the icy exterior or even the perfect Daddy Long Legs caretaker. He’s the hotheaded ruffian on a motorcycle with a busted lip and a one-sided love for an unattainable noona. Why always a motorcycle? I don’t know. Blame Jung Woo-sung (Beat,... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
High Kick PD courts Ha Yeon-soo, Lee Soon-jae for new sitcom on tvN
by | July 9, 2013 | 29 Comments
So there’s all this talk of a High Kick 4 floating around, but the title seems to be misleading: PD Kim Byung-wook of the hit sitcom franchise High Kick is launching a new series for tvN, and though it’s going to be a family sitcom in the same vein as the first three seasons of... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Thing vs. Thing: Cradle-robbing Teachers
by | August 4, 2012 | 174 Comments
javabeans: With Big recently over, A Gentleman’s Dignity coming to a close, and a slew of noona romances both on the horizon and on the shelf in dramaland, we’ve been wondering: What, specifically, is the deal with cradle-robbing teachers? girlfriday: You mean besides being every high-schooler’s fantasy at some point? javabeans: You clearly did not... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
High Kick 3 cast revealed
by | July 1, 2011 | 50 Comments
Well, the official cast has been announced for the third season of the hit family sitcom series High Kick, which had big successes with 2006’s Unstoppable High Kick, and then 2009’s High Kick Through the Roof. My interest has waned in the series since the controversial ending to the second installment, but I have to... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
High Kick 3 to air in the fall
by | February 12, 2011 | 45 Comments
It was only a matter of time: With two hit High Kick shows under its belt, production company Chorokbaem Media has decided upon the basic outline for a third series, which for now is just known as High Kick 3. Already anticipation is pretty high: High Kick 3 boasts a much, much larger budget than... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Family sitcom High Kick gets a Season 3
by | August 19, 2010 | 23 Comments
After the success of 2006’s Unstoppable High Kick and 2010’s High Kick Through the Roof, director Kim Byung-wook has signed on with Chorokbaem Media, producers of the first two series, to produce a third season. Both sitcoms were 30-minute daily shows that aired more than 100 episodes and launched the careers of quite a number... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
High Kick Through the Roof begins filming
by | August 23, 2009 | 5 Comments
The upcoming High Kick Through the Roof, the new MBC sitcom brought to you by the makers of Unstoppable High Kick, started filming this month and has already put in its first all-nighter. The family sitcom’s first day on the set was August 20 at the Ilsan Dream Center in the city of Goyang. (The... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
High Kick is no longer unstoppable
by | August 7, 2009 | 5 Comments
Lee Soon-jae, Kim Hye-sung …but it IS “through the roof.” The producers of Season 2 of Unstoppable High Kick have decided to christen the new show with a different name; rather than calling it “Season 2,” it’s being tentatively renamed High Kick Through the Roof [지붕뚫고 하이킥]. (They are entertaining other options, but “Through the... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
High Kick 2 fills out its new cast
by | August 3, 2009 | 20 Comments
Shin Se-kyung, Seo Shin-ae, Daniel Choi I wasn’t excited to hear about the upcoming Season 2 of family sitcom Unstoppable High Kick, which would cast an entirely new crop of actors (the only exception being veteran Lee Soon-jae, the grandpa of the original series, who will be in the second season as well). But I... More »