Shin Ha Kyun and Yeo Jin Gu Team Up to Solve Past and Present Murder Cases in jTBC Drama Beyond Evil and One of Them May Be the Evil

The posters and teasers for upcoming jTBC Fri-Sat drama Beyond Evil (Korean title Monster) definitely wants audiences to be uncertain going into the drama whether the male leads are good or bad. Coupling up veteran Shin Ha Kyun with youngster Yeo Jin Gu in the cop buddy investigation is not new but rarely has it been telegraphed so early that one or both may not be what they seem. The posters and previews look good, not terribly flashy but nicely frames both leads who are talented in conveying tons of nuanced emotion with just their eyes and expression. It does feel a bit like Awaken (Night and Day) in that the present day investigation is tied with something that happened two decades ago and that’s not a bad thing as long as the story ties the events together logically and builds the emotional connection for the good guys to solve the crimes.

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jTBC Drama Sunbae Please Don’t Put on that Lipstick Becomes the Ro Woon Show as His Charisma Overcomes the Wafer Thin Plot and Characters

Welcome to the big leagues my boy! Oh I knew it, I knew the moment I laid eyes on Ro Woon in Extraordinary You that he was destined for bigger greater things. That drama was frustrating and I didn’t like … Continue reading

China Reportedly Banning C-dramas Adapted from BL Novels and Hit 2019 Fantasy Drama The Untamed Will Be Removed From All Streaming Services

Okay, this post is to thwart the heavy hands of censorship and bring more publicity to the efforts to silence art. C-dramas have been on a fantasy, wuxia, and xianxia (combo of the two) novel adaptation kick for the last … Continue reading

Makjang Queen Screenwriter Im Sung Han’s New Drama Marriage Lyrics and Divorce Music is the Highest Premiere Ratings for TV Chosun Ever at 5.708%

Retired early is basically not retired, anytime someone who is not true retirement age in entertainment announces a retirement I take it with a grain of salt. Such is the case with makjang queen screenwriter Im Sung Han, herself a … Continue reading

Hyun Bin, Yoona, and Yoo Hae Jin Reunite for K-movie Confidential Assignment 2 Along with Daniel Henney and Jin Seon Kyu

So much has changed in 4 years since the original movie came out in 2017 not least of which lead actor Hyun Bin has played yet another North Korean officer since then ha! The movie Confidential Assignment was a box … Continue reading

Apple+ Enters K-dramas with Medical Thriller Mr. Robin with Top Notch Casting of Lee Seon Kyun, Lee Yoo Young, Yoo Yeo, and Seo Ji Hye

With streaming giant Netflix reaping wild rewards with its financed and licensed K-dramas, another big name platform is joining the fun with Apple+ producing its first K-drama titled Mr. Robin. It’s based on the webtoon Dr. Brain and is about … Continue reading