Yoo Ji-tae, Lee Yo-won to lead in spy drama Lee Mong

Veteran actors Yoo Ji-tae (Mad Dog) and Lee Yo-won (Avengers Social Club) will topbill the upcoming espionage series Lee Mong. The melodrama is set in Gyeongseong (now known as Seoul), Manchuria, and Singapore during the Japanese colonial occupation. Yoo Ji-tae will play the leader of Korean Independence fighters, Kim Won-bong, while Lee Yo Won will play…

Lee Yo-won, Ra Mi-ran, Myung Se-bin, Jun plot revenge in TV adaptation of Buam-dong Revenge Social Club

The revenge club is complete! Lee Yo-won (Night Light), Ra Mi-ran (Laurel Tree Tailors), Myung Se-bin (First Love Again), and U-Kiss member Jun are all confirmed to star in tvN's drama adaptation of the webtoon Buam-dong Revenge Social Club. The webtoon adaptation will be directed by PD Kwon Seok-jang (Ex-Girlfriend Club). It will delve into the…

Lee Yo-won eyes tvN’s Buam-dong Revenge Social Club

Lee Yo-won (Night Light) is up to join tvN's adaptation of the webtoon Buam-dong Revenge Social Club. The drama adaptation revolves around the life of three women: a fish store widow who struggled to make ends meet for her children, a housewife who grew up an orphan, and a chaebol heiress who was sheltered all her life.…

K-Culture: Lesson 1 – Three Kingdoms

Sageuk dramas are like all-in-one package; there's romance, family angst, politics, and of course, an instant history lesson. For many international viewers, Korean period dramas are the foremost introductory platform into the rich culture of the East Asian peninsula nation. Historical productions highlight Korea's arts, architecture, and social order. Although many popular sageuk dramas contain…