Posts Tagged ‘Yoo Oh-sung’

Drama Casting & News
Meet the cast (posters) for Joseon Gunman
by | June 12, 2014 | 53 Comments
Gorgeous. I love these posters for Joseon Gunman, which are just so crisp and rich in detail with a lovely touch of grit. They read, from top to bottom: Group poster, above: “In this time of enlightenment, a man with a gun appeared.” Lee Jun-ki and Nam Sang-mi: “I will protect you, no matter what…”... More »


Drama Casting & News
Supporting roles filled for Joseon Gunman
by | April 23, 2014 | 42 Comments
With our main cast in place for sageuk revenge-action drama Joseon Gunman—which would be Lee Jun-ki, Nam Sang-mi, and Han Joo-wan—now the show has announced the casting of several supporting roles. Let’s take a look-see at who’s joining the party: Otani Ryohei (Gu Family Book, The Chaser) has signed on to play a Japanese warrior... More »


Drama Casting & News
2013 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2013 | 160 Comments
Here’s the last of this year’s drama awards over at KBS, where God of the Workplace, Good Doctor, and Secret were the big winners of the evening. Unsurprisingly, Kim Hye-soo took home the Daesang for her performance in God of the Workplace. She’s fabulous; her outfit, not so much. Just wait for it. Joo-won took... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Friend 2 sets premiere date, releases new trailer and poster
by | October 19, 2013 | 33 Comments
So, the multiple-generations Part 2 isn’t exactly a new idea in the gangster franchise world (Godfather II, anyone?) but if anything can make me invested in a sequel, it’s the tragic besties-turned-bitter-gang-rivals of Friend. Yoo Oh-sung (Faith) reprises his role seventeen years later in the story world of Friend 2, where he unwittingly takes his... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Woo-bin infuses fresh blood into Friend 2’s gangster underworld
by | October 11, 2013 | 85 Comments
This is really gonna be Kim Woo-bin’s year, isn’t it? I remember when he was first cast in Friend 2, the anticipated sequel to 2001’s hit gangster-noir film Friend, he was described in terms of being the son of Jang Dong-gun (the character of the original film). But while he’s only got third billing, it... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Joo Jin-mo to play Yoo Oh-sung’s father in Friend 2
by | February 14, 2013 | 26 Comments
We’ve got some more casting movement on the sequel to the legendary two-friends-become-rival-gangsters movie Friend (2001), and it’s a bit of a head-scratcher: Joo Jin-mo (Coffee) has been cast to play Yoo Oh-sung’s (Faith) father, and Yoo Oh-sung is reprising his role from the original film. What, now? You may remember that early casting rumors... More »


Drama Recaps
Faith: Episode 1
by | August 13, 2012 | 196 Comments
This looks like it’s gonna be a super fun one. The first episode of Faith is assured, beautifully shot, tightly plotted, and FUNNY. I know “comedy” was one of the descriptors among the many thrown at this drama, but I wasn’t prepared to laugh out loud so much, and in such unexpected moments. It’s a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Main character posters out for Kim Suro
by | May 18, 2010 | 58 Comments
The character posters are out for the 7 main characters of MBC’s upcoming historical drama Kim Suro, who are played by the following: Ji Sung as the title character Kim Suro, Bae Jong-ok as his mother, Yoo Oh-sung as Suro’s ambitious rival, Seo Ji-hye as Suro’s queen, Go Joo-won as another rival, Kang Byul as... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoo Oh-sung as a chieftan in Kim Suro
by | April 7, 2010 | 8 Comments
Yoo Oh-sung (Swallow the Sun) plays one of the nine chiefs of Kaya (before Kaya was Kaya) in the upcoming sageuk series Kim Suro, as we can see in these stills from the drama. His Chief Sin-gwi character is the most powerful of the chiefs, who ruled the area before Suro (to be played by... More »


Drama Casting & News
MBC’s Kim Suro begins filming
by | April 4, 2010 | 14 Comments
MBC has a weekend sageuk in the works, a drama called Kim Suro (after the king, not the actor), which began its first shoots the last week of March with a large-scale battle scene. The drama stars Ji Sung in the role of King Kim Suro; his Swallow the Sun co-star Yoo Oh-sung has also... More »


Drama Casting & News
Swine flu interrupts production for Swallow the Sun
by | July 6, 2009 | 21 Comments
Eep! The team working on SBS’s new big-budget Wednesday-Thursday drama Swallow the Sun has been hit by swine flu as four crew members have tested positive for the illness. With only a day (and a half) left before its July 8 premiere, the production has been advised by health officials to prioritize the health of... More »