Strong Woman Do Bong Soon Writer Lines Up Choi Ji Woo, Kim Myung Min, and Ra Mi Ran for Next KBS Drama

Screenwriter Baek Mi Kyung can wear the achievement of lifting cable network jTBC to new drama heights after doing successively bigger hits there from My Love Eundong to Strong Woman Do Bong Soon and the latest with Women of Dignity. Unlike Park Hye Ryun who I finally concede sticks with what works and has grown progressively lackluster, Baek Mi Kyung’s last three dramas have all been wildly different in tone and story concept, and her next drama is shaping up to be yet another hit on the casting alone.

Her next drama is called The Miracle of Our Meeting and is about a man who becomes the legal husband to two women and how to toggle the two families. It sounds makjang but is billed as a humanistic healing story which I’ll explain further below. Offers went out this week to three heavyweights for the leads – Choi Ji Woo and Ra Mi Ran for the female leads and Kim Myung Min as the male lead. Goodness gracious just sign them up and then sign me up already! Three leads who can act, are age appropriate, and an solid screenwriter sounds like an early Christmas present from the drama gods. Continue reading

Many K-stars Attend Memorial Service for Kim Joo Hyuk Including Song Joong Ki From His Own Wedding

Its with a heavy heart that K-ent’s top celebrities and many more stars trickled in one after the other to pay their respects to their deceased colleague actor Kim Joo Hyuk who passed away in a car accident on October … Continue reading

First Teaser for First Kiss for the 7th Time Brings the Hallyu Male Stars Together

The teaser is out  for the  online CF drama by Lotte Duty Free, a harmless confection of topHallyu stars and the feel good theme of an ordinary girl surrounded by 7 male specimens of confection. Lee Cho Hee is a … Continue reading

Poster and Press Conference for Lotte Duty Fee Star-packed Promo Drama First Kiss for the 7th Time

Lotte Duty Free is packaging a seven-for-one deal in terms of Hallyu stars and I find myself impressed with their ingenuity and willingness to go big. The poster is out for the brand’s tie-in web drama called First Kiss for … Continue reading

MBC Schedules Choi Ji Woo and Joo Jin Mo Drama Woman with a Suitcase on Mon-Tues After Monster

Veteran K-actress Choi Ji Woo is no stranger to suitcases, adorably packing for her trip on variety show Grandpas Over Flowers two years ago, and last year packed up metaphorically to go back to her college days with Second Time Twenty … Continue reading

Lee Young Ae and Jeon Ji Hyun Top the List of Actress Salaries in K-dramas

As a drama viewer I would prefer to talk about the substance of the work, but the reality is that so much involving the production itself impacts the quality onscreen. If all the production budget goes to paying the two … Continue reading

Kim Tae Hee, Lee Young Ae, and Jeon Ji Hyun Top the Netizen’s Ranking of the 20 Most Beautiful Female K-stars

Kim Tae Hee is having a very good August 2015, that’s for sure. Her new drama Yongpal with Joo Won is a major hit (relatively speaking in this day and age of depressed television ratings), and now she’s garnered another … Continue reading