Posts Tagged ‘Yeo Jin-gu’

Drama Recaps
Orange Marmalade: Episode 3
by | May 25, 2015 | 114 Comments
Let the cute commence! Our leads stop hiding their feelings and decide honesty is the best policy, though Ma-ri’s big secret is still one she holds close to the vest. They even make new friends as the band is finally formed, which does good things for Ma-ri’s confidence and Jae-min’s maturity. He’s not ready to... More »


Drama Recaps
Orange Marmalade: Episode 2
by | May 20, 2015 | 103 Comments
I’m happy to report that not only is the second episode of Orange Marmalade as good as the first, but in my opinion, it’s even better. We learn a bit more about our characters and their pasts, and discover some surprising connections. A newcomer to school shakes things up, and Jae-min will have to elevate... More »


Drama Recaps
Orange Marmalade: Episode 1
by | May 19, 2015 | 170 Comments
I have a good feeling about this one, guys. Orange Marmalade’s premiere episode strikes a balance that seems note-perfect so far, setting up a world that’s sweet and normal on the surface, but conflicted and troubled underneath. This premiere is all about establishing the dramaverse and the characters, and only gives hints at what’s to... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yeo Jin-gu sound bites from the Orange Marmalade press conference
by | May 12, 2015 | 94 Comments
High school fantasy drama Orange Marmalade held its production press conference in Seoul on May 12 — the show kicks off this Friday on KBS — so the cast was on hand to promote the vampire-girl-falls-in-love-with-human-boy melo-romance. The event also yielded a number of gems from its question-and-answer session, mostly from a single source, series... More »


Drama Casting & News
Bashful high school crushes in Orange Marmalade
by | May 1, 2015 | 68 Comments
The second teaser is out for KBS’s fantasy romance Oranage Marmalade, and in contrast to the first one’s pain and tears, this teaser’s full of sweet and cute. Phew! Why didn’t they lead with this one? Not that I have anything against sensitive, heartwrenching teen stories about impossible interspecies romance, but too much angsting had... More »


Drama Casting & News
Vampire kisses and Yeo Jin-gu tears in Orange Marmalade’s first teaser
by | April 10, 2015 | 81 Comments
Ugh, nobody cries like Yeo Jin-gu. I wasn’t anticipating much from KBS’s new supernatural teen drama Orange Marmalade, but then they went ahead and made Yeo Jin-gu cry, and now I’m interested. The show’s first teaser is like a taste of a music video of the angsty romance to come, between human high-schooler Yeo Jin-gu... More »


Drama Casting & News
Vampires get schooled in Orange Marmalade
by | March 13, 2015 | 22 Comments
More vampires! Although KBS’s upcoming Orange Marmalade is set up to focus on the younger cast — led by Yeo Jin-gu (Potato Star 2013QR3), CN Blue’s Jonghyun, and AOA’s Seolhyun — I’m glad to see Song Jong-ho (Mandate of Heaven, Answer Me 1997) being added to the cast. Mostly because I really enjoy him, but... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yeo Jin-gu falls in love with vampire for Orange Marmalade
by | February 25, 2015 | 73 Comments
Yes, it’s another vampire drama and another webtoon adaptation, but it’s Yeo Jin-gu! Surely that makes up for it? (Update: Ack! I made a mistake, he’s not the vampire, the girl is! Curses to my short memory and a thousand apologies, it’s totally my bad. Doing bows of penance as we speak.) We already knew... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 15, 2015
by | February 15, 2015 | 40 Comments
Lee Sung-min, Kim Seol-hyun Lee Sung-min (Yay, Chief Oh!) is finalizing a contract for the male lead in a new sci-fi movie titled Robot, Sori. He’ll play a father whose daughter goes missing and who refuses to accept the widespread belief that she’s dead. When an artificial intelligence robot makes an emergency landing in Korea,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yeo Jin-gu courted for new KBS fantasy romance drama
by | February 9, 2015 | 99 Comments
Yessss, Yeo Jin-gu (Shoot My Heart) as a leading man in dramaland? Make it happen, KBS. There have been some false starts in the endeavor to get Yeo Jin-gu in a headlining role in a primetime drama — that is, not the child actor counterpart to the hero a la I Miss You or The... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Min-ki and Yeo Jin-gu escape the asylum in Shoot My Heart
by | January 24, 2015 | 34 Comments
Well who’s gonna say no to heartwarming bromance? I was interested when the casting for this movie was first announced, but the teasers and stills are giving it a Miracle of Cell No. 7-vibe that makes me look forward to it all the more. Shoot My Heart is a coming-of-age comedy that stars Lee Min-ki... More »