Missing 9 Unveils First Tense Plane Crash Teaser with Full On Lost Vibes

Well this is unexpected, but actually not unwelcome now that I’m readjusting my expectations for upcoming MBC drama Missing 9. The first teaser is out and it’s not an island vacation in the least, the drama has been billed as an entertainment industry plane crash saga and now has Lost and Lord of the Flies vibe added to it. A plane carrying 9 individuals all connected within the Korean entertainment world crashes on a deserted island, and the drama appears to be told in flashback and unreliable narrator fashion with Baek Jin Hee’s character reportedly the sole survivor to be found. The teaser gives everyone a moniker from leader to superstar to eyewitness, so hopefully revealing the ending first won’t suck the tension out of the drama narrative. Continue reading

First Drama Stills for MBC’s Next Wed-Thurs Drama Missing 9 with Jung Kyung Ho and Baek Jin Hee

Castaways are on deck for MBC‘s entertainment folks stranded on an island drama Missing 9. Starring Jung Kyung Ho and Baek Jin Hee, he’s the former popular idol singer turned reporter and she’s his stylist, that’s an interesting dynamic since … Continue reading

Missing 9 Finalizes Lead Casting of Jung Kyung Ho and Baek Jin Hee and Readies for Filming

The development route for upcoming MBC drama Missing 9 is convoluted indeed, starting from it’s many title changes. It went from Gaia (mother earth) to Picnic (wut in tha wut?) to settling finally on Missing 9. Given that it’s a … Continue reading

Kim So Yeon Wins Daesang for Happy Home at 2016 Korea Drama Awards

The minor K-drama awards circuit churns on with the arrival of the 2016 Korea Drama Awards, held in connection with the Korea Drama Festival. Kim Soo Hyun finally passed the Daesang baton on, after winning last year for Producers and … Continue reading

Ji Sung Wins the Daesang at the 2015 MBC Year End Drama Awards

¬†A big thanks to MBC for starting off the year end drama awards procession off right. The network was first of the big three to hold it’s drama awards and this year managed to not screw things up or piss … Continue reading

2014 MBC Year End Drama Awards

The 2014 MBC Drama Awards mostly went off without a hitch, other than the Jaejoong last minute inexplicable no-show hiccup and all the winners being as predicted to make the evening feel rather dull. The fashion parade was more interesting … Continue reading

The Good and Weird Drama Acting Nominations from the 2014 APAN Star Awards

The nominees are out for the 2014 APAN Star Awards, yet another glittery awards ceremony and this one in particular is a recent new arrival on the awards scene in the last few years. It’s connected to the Daejeon Drama¬†Festival … Continue reading