‘Yoo Yeon-seok’

Drama Casting & News
Finding romance and healing in Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim
by | September 26, 2016 | 26 Comments
Well, it was missing its leading lady, but the script read proceeded (otherwise) as normal for SBS’s upcoming drama Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim, with the other two leads, Han Seok-kyu (Secret Door) and Yoo Yeon-seok (Warm and Cozy) in attendance.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim recruits students Seo Hyun-jin, Yoo Yeon-seok
by | August 5, 2016 | 85 Comments
Are they trying to kill me with cuteness? Because it seems like they’re trying to kill me with cuteness. Seo Hyun-jin (Oh Hae-young Again) and Yoo Yeon-seok (Warm and Cozy) in a drama romance might just do me in, because individually I find them ridiculously adorable, and together, well I’m a goner. The two actors... More »

Drama Casting & News
Deal loses Yoo Yeon-seok, in danger of losing timeslot too
by | April 29, 2016 | 15 Comments
I don’t know which bad news came first or if it’s all jumbled in a chicken-egg scenario behind the scenes, but the new SBS melodrama Deal might not be happening anymore. News came out that SBS was reconsidering its timeslot — that’d be Wednesdays and Thursdays after Entertainer — and not long after that, news... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoo Yeon-seok courted for SBS revenge melodrama Deal
by | April 7, 2016 | 49 Comments
Ooh, Yoo Yeon-seok in a revenge drama — I like the sound of that. It might even erase Warm and Cozy from my brain, which would be a nice bonus. Deal is the new project from writer Choi Ho-chul of melodramas Mask and Secret, about one man’s revenge against a chaebol family, described as the... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 26, 2016
by | March 26, 2016 | 33 Comments
Yoo Yeon-seok, Yoon Shi-yoon Here are more casting updates for Jang Ryul’s Chunmong, which has cast three actor-directors as men in love with the same girl (Han Yeri): Yoo Yeon-seok (Warm and Cozy) joins as a man with a mysterious aura and cold eyes. Those very same eyes draw Han Yeri in, and because of her... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 23, 2016
by | January 23, 2016 | 52 Comments
Yoon Shi-yoon Hooray! Yoon Shi-yoon (Prime Minister and I) will be released from military service (in the Marine Corps, no less) on January 27. His contract with his current agency, Taxi Entertainment, is expiring and the press is anticipating that he’ll branch off on his own. While I might side-eye others starting up their own agency,... More »

Drama Casting & News
2015 MBC Drama Awards
by | December 30, 2015 | 105 Comments
Do you think that if Ji Sung hadn’t been awarded the Daesang at the 2015 MBC Drama Awards, there’d have been actual mutiny? Not that there was much question that he would get it, but MBC has figured out ways to make head-scratcher decisions before. Like, say, suddenly increasing the number of award categories and... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
2015 Editors’ Picks [Year in Review, Part 11]
by | December 28, 2015 | 329 Comments
We’re finally here, at the end of another Year in Review series! We warned you it’d be long this time, but hopefully you all made it through with us. We promise this is the last one! (At least till next year. Which is, eek, almost this year.) As ever, the process of selecting our picks... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Yeon-seok and Moon Chae-won’s seduction train takes off
by | November 30, 2015 | 43 Comments
It’s kind of funny how on paper, this movie sounded like Before Sunrise when Yoo Yeon-seok (Warm and Cozy) and Moon Chae-won (Good Doctor) were cast: A man and a woman meet by chance on the KTX train from Seoul to Busan and a romance unfolds over the course of a day. But it turns... More »

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52nd Daejong Film Awards
by | November 20, 2015 | 114 Comments
Oh man, you guuuuuuys, grab your popcorn and settle in, because this year’s 52nd Daejong (Grand Bell) Film Awards were an unmitigated hot mess, and it is so entertaining. The ceremony for Korea’s longest-running film awards was held on Friday, November 20, but to get the full context for the unprecedented disaster that was the... More »