Posts Tagged ‘Yoon So-yi’

Drama Casting & News
Two previews for MBC’s Hero
by | November 13, 2009 | 45 Comments
MBC released another trailer for the upcoming Hero this week, so there are now two separate preview videos for the comedy-action series. The good news is, despite the numerous problems plaguing the production, I think the footage looks pretty smooth, and the newest cast member, Yoon So-yi, seems to be fine in her role even... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoon So-yi does KARA’s booty dance for Hero
by | November 10, 2009 | 28 Comments
I wonder if this is something new, because I can’t quite picture Kim Min-jung‘s tough, bowl-cut-wearing female cop character in quite the same light as her replacement, Yoon So-yi. In these latest stills from Hero, Yoon shows off girl group KARA‘s “Booty Dance” [엉덩이춤] as her cop character poses as a backup dancer. Tags: Hero,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoon So-yi jumps into filming for Hero
by | November 6, 2009 | 29 Comments
After only being selected this week to replace the lead actress of Hero, actress Yoon So-yi jumped into filming for the drama the very next day (the 5th), shooting her first action scene on the 6th. In the scene shown in the stills below, Yoon’s character (Joo Jae-in) jumps in to save the nephew and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoon So-yi pinch-hits for Hero as new leading lady
by | November 3, 2009 | 36 Comments
Innnteresting…? MBC has tapped Yoon So-yi to be the last-minute replacement for Kim Min-jung in Hero after the latter was forced to drop out a week before the drama’s scheduled premiere. This has thrown the Hero production for a loop, since all previously shot scenes will have to be redone, and they have so little... More »


Drama Casting & News
Angel’s Temptation continues the makjang tradition
by | August 22, 2009 | 13 Comments
Did you like SBS’s ratings monster of a drama, the quintessential “makjang” series Wife’s Temptation? Because coming soon to SBS Mondays and Tuesdays is a drama by the same writer, Kim Soon-ok, called Angel’s Temptation [천사의 유혹], and it sounds like the (narrative) craziness is back in full force. Furthermore, directing is First Wives’ Club‘s... More »


Drama Casting & News
2008 SBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2008 | 66 Comments
Following MBC’s Acting Awards on the 30th, the 31st saw awards ceremonies for the other two stations. First up: 2008 SBS Drama Awards. (KBS coming up next!) The big news is that the SBS Daesang was awarded to the very young but very talented Moon Geun-young for her gender-bending role in the gorgeously shot historical... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
The current drama landscape: An overview
by | September 28, 2008 | 54 Comments
It seems we suddenly have a ton of new dramas out, and I was starting to feel a bit lost. So here’s a brief overview of the dramas currently airing, some of which I’m following regularly and some that I haven’t committed to sticking with yet. For the series I plan to keep watching, I’ll... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2nd Chungmuro International Film Festival
by | September 3, 2008 | 33 Comments
Stars came out in full force, from A-listers and all the way down, to the opening night of the 2nd Chungmuro International Film Festival, held on September 3. The celeb list boasted some big-name actors and even a few kpoppers (Girls Generation) who turned out in fine feather on the red carpet. (Well, minus a... More »


Drama Casting & News
City of Glass (and mud)
by | July 16, 2008 | 10 Comments
SBS is gearing up its new weekend drama City of Glass, to follow the currently airing Happiness. The drama began shooting on July 14 in the city of Boryeong in south Chungcheong province, with Yoon Soyi (Auction House, Goodbye Solo) shown here in her role as the lead reporter character. In the photos below, Yoon... More »


Pop Culture & Society
Is celebrity education really education?
by | November 5, 2007 | 33 Comments
(Singer-actor Eugene) Shortly after posting this entry about Tim’s educational background, I saw the following (edited) transcription of the “Star News report” (you can watch the video clip of the segment at that link as well), which discusses celebrities and the way in which they gain admissions to universities in Korea. It’s a topic that... More »


Drama Recaps
Auction House: Lot 3
by | October 25, 2007 | 6 Comments
Cute child actors. Aw. Heart pangs. Cute child actors playing orphans. Poise knife above heart. Cute orphans displaying precocious awareness of their abandonment. Insert knife. Cute precocious orphans who are practically still babies sobbing and clinging to youthful hopes while being forced to exhibit premature adult wisdom. Twist.   Auction House isn’t doing very well... More »