Signal and Misaeng PD Working with Another Oh Hae Young Writer for tvN 2018 Drama My Ahjusshi

A new dynamic duo is pairing up but won’t arrive until early 2018, a date that isn’t that far away since we’re headed into the fourth quarter of 2017 already. tvN has announced that the PD of Signal and Misaeng will be working with the screenwriter of Another Oh Hae Young for an early 2018 premiering drama tentatively titled My Ahjusshi. This combines two hitmaking behind-the-scenes talent as the dramas they have created have been lauded for the visuals and the narrative depth.

Unfortunately I’m a little iffy on their upcoming My Ahjusshi after hearing the synopsis – a 40-something male lead who has endured life’s heavy burdens meets a 20-something female lead who has dealt with different situations than he did but also endures life’s heavy burdens, and together they mutually heal each other. It’s described as a drama exploring what people value in life, so clearly it’s attempting meaningful topics but the whole December-May romance is so stale to me unless there is genuinely something unique to the set up. Knowing these two there has to be which is why I remain hopeful and will hold my wary at bay. Continue reading

Goblin and Gong Yoo Lead the Nominations for the 2017 Baeksang Arts Awards

T he nominations are out for the 53rd annual Baeksang Arts Awards, to be held on May 3rd in Seoul. Leading the pack on the television side of the nominations is last year’s runaway cable drama hit Goblin: The Lonely … 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

K-audiences Pick a Goblin and Another Oh Hae Young as Characters Most Desired as Christmas Date

This is the oddest poll ever even in the world of K-ent where anything can become the subject of a poll. With Christmas around the corner, typically polls are about which star the average Joe or Jane wants to spend … Continue reading