SBS Weekend Drama Good Witch with Lee Da Hae, Ryu Soo Young, and Bae Soo Bin Releases First Teaser

Whenever I see a bunch of dolled up Korean actors and actresses on a photo set with a lavish backdrop, chances are it’s poster filming for a weekend drama. These sprawling affairs with a large cast and many intersecting story lines are there for the steady weekend fix of family with a dollop of makjang, and how big that dollop is varies from drama to drama. Upcoming SBS weekend drama Good Witch has one huge makjang element in that leading lady Lee Da Hae is playing twins, the good sister who is married and the unmarried flight attendant sister, and someone the married good sister has to pretend to be the other one. Good sister is married to Bae Soo Bin‘s character while the flight attendant sister works with Ryu Soo Young as a airline pilot. The drama is from the PD of My Heart Twinkle Twinkle and Temptation of Wife, with the screenwriter of Birth of a Beauty and One Well-raised Daughter. Continue reading

Lee Min Ho Costars and Good Friends Turn Out En Masse for Gangnam 1970 VIP Premiere

The upcoming gangster noir period film Gangnam 1970 has basically turned into the Lee Min Ho show even if the movie has him co-headlining along with Kim Rae Won. If I were Kim Rae Won I wouldn’t let this bother … Continue reading

Angsty Revenge Melodrama Returns with the Premiere of Secret with Ji Sung and Hwang Jung Eum

I just know I’m probably going to loathe all the main characters in the upcoming KBS melodrama Secret (English title Secret Love) starring Ji Sung as an emotionally dysfunctional second generation chaebol, Hwang Jung Eum as the girl who he … Continue reading

K-stars Descend on a Summer Night for the Cold Eyes Movie Premiere

Nothing screams dead heat of Summer than a nighttime VIP movie premiere in Seoul where all the stars attending were glistening with the combination of BB cream and sweat. Blotting paper for all! It was a parade of actors and … Continue reading

The Fashionable Stars Descend on the 2012 Busan International Film Festival

It’s fashion time, baby! Despite finding awards shows completely inaccurate in predicting quality, I enjoy it solely for the pretty. It’s a chance for stars to dress up and be unashamed of their extraordinary natural or enhanced prettiness and just … Continue reading

K-stars Attend Masquerade Movie Premiere Starring Lee Byung Hun and Han Hyo Joo

This is about as high wattage as it gets for movie premieres in South Korea. The upcoming Joseon-era sageuk movie Gwanghae: The Man Who Became King (English title Masquerade) starring Lee Byung Hun, Han Hyo Joo, and Ryu Seung Ryong … Continue reading

Go Soo Gets Married with his K-star Friends in Attendance

Smoldery leading man Go Soo is officially off the singles market, not that any of us mere mortals ever had a chance with him. The wedding was closed to the media, which is not unusual since the bride is not … Continue reading