6 Reasons Why We Adore Joo Won

Joo Won is nominated for a Seoul International Drama Awards in the Outstanding Korean Drama Prize-Actor category so let’s take a look at why so many fans love this young actor. His Smile Yes this had to come first, Joo Won has an infectious smile that just melts you. He’s Really Funny He Got His Start in Musicals We know the man can act, but did you know he debuted as a musical act...

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5 Heart-Tugging Moments from “Good Doctor”

In celebration of Soompi hosting the Seoul International Drama Awards 2014, we’ve invited some fans to wax poetic about their favorite stars and dramas. Here is Soompi Forums moderator LavelyShai to bring you some of her favorite scenes from the Outstanding Korean Drama Prize (Drama) nominated “Good Doctor” starring Joo Won, Moon Chae Won, and Joo Sang Wook. Eun Ok Gets Adopted ...

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US Remake of “Good Doctor” in the Works?

The KBS Drama “Good Doctor” is currently under negotiations for a US remake according to a representative from KBS Drama. In an interview with MBN Star on May 22, the KBS Drama representative said, “The format sale of ‘Good Doctor’ is still being discussed at the US broadcasting company CBS. It is still in talks with the company and nothing is final yet.” “...

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Moon Chae Won Looking Over Role in New Film

It has been reported actress Moon Chae Won is looking over the female leading role a new film with the working title, “Three Men’s Woman.” A representative of her agency, MS Team Entertainment, carefully stated on February 12, “She was offered a role in ‘Three Men’s Woman’ last month. She is looking over the role optimistically. However, no final decision has been made. She has been receivin...

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Hwang Shin Hye’s Daughter Lee Jin Lee Seen in Royal Pirates Music Video

The news of actress Hwang Shin Hye’s daughter, Lee Jin Lee cast in Royal Pirates’ new music video, “Drawing the Line,” is the latest subject of conversation among the general public in South Korea. On January 15, Royal Pirates released their mini-album title song “Drawing the Line.” Media sources announced that Lee Jin Lee was cast as the main female actress in their music video. Throu...

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The Winners of The 2013 KBS Drama Awards

Our month long experiment with live blogging has come to an end with the conclusion of the 2013 SBS and KBS Drama awards. We hope you all found this new form of content delivery to be interesting and fun. Same as always, here is a summary of all the winners of the 2013 KBS Drama Awards. Special Short Drama Awards  For ActorsYoo Oh Sung – “The Devil Rider” & “The Mother...

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[Live Blog] 2013 KBS Drama Awards – Ending The Year With A Bang

Welcome to Soompi’s live recap service! We’re trialling a new system to bring you better coverage of the end of year award ceremonies, so please bear with any hiccups tonight :) Let’s have some fun with this! If you would like to know more about the 2013 KBS Drama Awards, please read our live blog introduction page here. For live updates of the 2013 SBS Drama Awards, please go to the SBS Drama Awa...

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Lee Bo Young, Lee Jong Suk Chosen by PDs as Having the Best Drama Luck

2013 is rapidly coming to its inevitable conclusion. This is the time of year where various industry figures take a look back through the year to reflect on the successes and failures of the industry and this year has certainly not being lacking in either categories. But at the very least some industry figures believe that Lee Bo Young and Lee Jong Suk have both had a great year. To get us started...

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