Lee Hyun Woo, Joy, and Lee Jung Jin Cast in K-drama Adaptation of Manga She Loves Lies

Casting proceeded rather quickly from when tvN announced that it was adapting music themed manga She Fell in Love with My Lie into a K-drama She Loves Lies. The manga had a successful J-movie adaptation The Liar and His Lover starring Sato Takeru so I am a little underwhelmed with the casting of Lee Hyun Woo as the musician male lead.  Lee Hyun Woo is a good actor but doesn’t quite have the strong onscreen charisma presence that this role needs. He also has an abysmal ratings record in the two dramas where he played leading roles, Moorim School and To the Beautiful You. His female lead in Lies has an even more alarming starting point – Joy from Red Velvet will be the leading lady coming in with zero acting experience whatsoever, unless one counts being in a television pretend marriage with Yook Sung Jae for We Got Married. Continue reading

Lee Sang Yoon May Reunite with Lee Bo Young for Punch Writer’s New Drama Whisper

There’s finally some solid drama casting news to savor rather than yet another slew of idols dipping their toes into acting. Upcoming SBS Mon-Tues drama Whisper, to come after Defendant with Ji Sung, is finding solid actors and actresses to make the … Continue reading

Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim Ends With 27.6% Ratings for the Final Episode

Combining together three veterans may have played a big role in creating the winning formula for the recently finished SBS Mon-Tues drama Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim. Veteran Han Seok Kyu played the titular Romantic Doctor and got awarded with the … Continue reading

Legend of the Blue Sea Tops Chosun Daily Readers Poll of Favorite 2016 K-drama

Another poll result has hit the internet waves and this one feels like the readers had their hands on the pulse the entire time. Online newspaper Chosun Daily which despite it’s name is a Chinese publication covering all news in … Continue reading