Kim Sae Ron in Talks for Female Lead of School 2020 with Kim Yo Han

There’s been a change in leading lady and once again newbie Kim Yo Han as the male lead is getting a true acting heavyweight as his costar. K-actress Kim Sae Ron is in talks to join KBS drama School 2020 as the female lead, the role initially was with another grown up child actress Ahn Seo Hyun but it appears she’s dropped out. The male lead remains Kim Yo Han who is best known so far as winning Produce X 101 and becoming the center of the group X1 which was disbanded late last year after the vote rigging scandal by the producers of the hit music competition program. I’m happier that Kim Yo Han gets an established and experienced leading lady and both Kim Sae Ron and Ahn Seo Hyun are wonderful in all their performances so this looks like a fair swap. Continue reading

Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite Wins Golden Globe Best Foreign Picture with Stars Song Kang Ho, Jo Yeo Jung, and Lee Jung Eun in Attendance

What another victory and another high profile celebration of South Korean film. Director Bong Joon Ho‘s critically acclaimed and box office topping social commentary film Parasite won the Best Foreign Film prize at last weekend’s 2020 Golden Globe Awards. It’s … Continue reading

Romantic Teacher, Doctor Kim 2 Premieres with Strong 10.8% Ratings with Eye to Repeat First Season Showing

The first season of SBS medical drama Romantic Teacher, Doctor Kim premiered with 9.5% AGB nationwide ratings and ended with over 27% in its final episode. It’s one of the rare prime time successes in recent years so not a … Continue reading