Byun Yo Han Drops Out of Sci-fi K-drama City of Stars, Search for Male Lead Begins Anew

Seems like no one wants to live in the City of Stars. The big budget sci-fi K-drama just lost its male lead Byun Yo Han, which speaks volumes since it’s his first big drama male lead role and still he passed. City of Stars first got on the radar in early 2018 with talks of having Hyun Bin and Jang Dong Gun starring as the dual male leads. Both ended up declining, with Hyun Bin selecting Memories of Alhambra and Jang Dong Gun picking saguek Asadal Chronicles. City of Stars was on the back burner until late last year when Byun Yo Han reportedly accepted as the male lead and production started gearing up. It’s now ground to a halt as the drama needs to look of a new male lead who wants to go up to the City of Stars with PD Jang Jin who is an acclaimed movie director and producer so this was supposed to be his first drama foray. Continue reading

tvN drama Mr. Sunshine Ends With Phenomenal Reviews and Record Breaking Rating

I’ve been watching K-dramas over for over a decade and covering the industry via this blog a little less than that, and I can vouch for how difficult, sanctimonious, and exacting the domestic Korean netizens are even more than when … Continue reading

tvN Period Drama Mr. Sunshine Garners Continued Directorial and Acting Praise as Ratings Break 12% in Episode 8

Four weeks into the airing of screenwriter Kim Eun Sook‘s latest drama opus Mr. Sunshine and she can rest easy knowing that her reputation as a ratings gravy train continues. The drama premiered on tvN with 8.852% ratings which was … Continue reading

Final Batch of Drama Posters and Stills for Mr. Sunshine Airing on tvN this Saturday July 7th

Readying for the arrival of tvN period drama Mr. Sunshine, premiering this weekend now that Lawless Lawyer has cleaned up the lawlessness in Gisung city, feels apropos to post on the 4th of July. Will the fireworks of what is … Continue reading

First Teaser and Stills for tvN Drama Mr. Sunshine Brings the Stirring Visuals and Narrative Intensity

Yeah, imma just going to give credit where credit is due but once again screenwriter Kim Eun Sook has unveiled a drama preview that looks phenomenally kickass. The first teaser is here for upcoming summer 2018 tvN period drama Mr. … Continue reading

Joo Won Takes Home the Daesang for Yongpal at the 2015 SBS Drama Awards

The SBS 2015 Drama Awards wraps up the trio of year end big K-drama awards shows, and while network was the overall ratings winner for the year the selections for its awards were somewhat underwhelming. Joo Won took home the … Continue reading

Yoo Ah In the Man of the Night Winning Best Actor at the 36th Blue Dragon Film Awards

It’s a nice time to be Yoo Ah In right now, what with a ratings leader sageuk drama in Six Flying Dragons and now just crowned as the Best Actor winner at the 36th annual Blue Dragon Film Awards for … Continue reading