‘Yoo Ah-in’


Drama Casting & News
Yoo Ah-in takes up the sword in Six Flying Dragons
by | August 25, 2015 | 89 Comments
The first teaser is out for SBS’s historical drama Six Flying Dragons, and it looks pretty great—all cinematic and thudding with suspense. The drama feels exciting and epic, not like your father’s typical stuffy old sageuk (or fine, my father’s stuffy old sageuk—he likes ’em extra-boring and historically accurate), that’s for sure. Six Flying Dragons... More »


Celebrity News
Yoo Ah-in relishes his evil turn in Veteran
by | August 2, 2015 | 34 Comments
Yoo Ah-in (29, real name Uhm Hong-shik) is back, and this time he’s completely shed his youthful image. He plays an audaciously evil chaebol heir in his upcoming film, Veteran, and he’ll present to the public a new and previously unseen range to his acting. Until now, Yoo has often played the role of rebellious... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Ah-in and Song Kang-ho’s tragic paternal strife in Sado
by | July 14, 2015 | 40 Comments
The story of Crown Prince Sado never fails to get a visceral reaction out of me, no matter how many times it’s told and retold in film and television. Granted, last year’s drama rendition of Joseon’s most tragic father-son story — SBS’s Secret Door with Lee Je-hoon and Han Seok-kyu — was a disappointment on... More »


Drama Casting & News
Shin Se-kyung reunites with Yoo Ah-in in Six Flying Dragons
by | June 2, 2015 | 111 Comments
It sure seems like SBS sageuk drama Six Flying Dragons has had a harder time securing actresses than its lead actors, but it’s finally settled on a leading lady in Shin Se-kyung, who is taking over the role recently vacated by Baek Jin-hee. The drama does sound like it’ll feature the men a lot more... More »


Drama Casting & News
Six Flying Dragons confirms leads, adds Yoon Kyun-sang
by | May 12, 2015 | 37 Comments
All systems are a go for Six Flying Dragons, the new SBS sageuk that now officially stars Yoo Ah-in (Secret Love Affair) and Kim Myung-min (A New Leaf) in an epic political struggle over the future of the newly founded Joseon nation. There’s going to be a lot of acting in this drama, but I... More »


Drama Casting & News
Baek Jin-hee, Jung Yumi in the mix to join Six Flying Dragons
by | May 8, 2015 | 39 Comments
After having filled its main lineup with a few big names—namely, Kim Myung-min and Yoo Ah-in—SBS’s sageuk drama Six Flying Dragons is looking to cast its leading ladies. Up for two main roles are Baek Jin-hee (Pride and Prejudice) and Jung Yumi (Maids), to play romantic partners to our leading men. The central character is... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Myung-min considers Six Flying Dragons opposite Yoo Ah-in
by | May 1, 2015 | 35 Comments
Awwww yeah. Anthony’s coming back to dramaland! Kim Myung-min (A New Leaf, King of Dramas) is weighing an offer to return to television this fall in the new SBS sageuk Six Flying Dragons, which is currently also courting Yoo Ah-in to star. If they sign on, Kim Myung-min will play Jung Do-jeon to Yoo Ah-in’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoo Ah-in courted to headline Six Flying Dragons
by | April 30, 2015 | 24 Comments
It’s nice to get some casting movement for the highly anticipated sageuk Six Flying Dragons, the newest project from writers Kim Young-hyun and Park Sang-yeon of Tree With Deep Roots and Queen Seon-deok. They’re reteaming with PD Shin Kyung-soo, who worked with them on Tree, for what will be SBS’s big 25th anniversary special presentation... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
So Ji-sub makes surprise cameo in Sado as King Jeongjo
by | March 11, 2015 | 25 Comments
A cameo by So Ji-sub in the upcoming sageuk film Sado — starring Yoo Ah-in as the tragic crown prince and Song Kang-ho as the exacting father who ordered him to his death, King Yeongjo — was meant to be a surprise and had been accordingly kept hush-hush all through its planning and filming. But... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 21, 2015
by | February 21, 2015 | 142 Comments
While Lee Byung-heon continues to land Hollywood projects, it’s a bummer he continues to get typecast in villainous roles. He’s in final negotiations to play a supporting role in Beyond Deceit, which will star Anthony Hopkins as an executive of a corrupt pharmaceutical firm and Dan Stevens as the young lawyer fighting to take the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoo Ah-in to bring Dr. Frankenstein back to life?
by | January 27, 2015 | 75 Comments
Oh, well I was sad about Kim Soo-hyun turning down the new drama Dr. Frankenstein, which seemed to leave the production dead in the water without a broadcaster. But now news is stirring that Yoo Ah-in (Secret Love Affair) is up for the leading role. It’s only an early offer, but if he takes it,... More »
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