Choi Jin Hyuk to Cameo in Sageuk Queen Cheorin Starring Kim Jung Hyun and Shin Hye Sun

Add another positive talent to the already thrilling lineup for 2021 fantasy/time-travel sageuk Queen Cheorin, I can handle it lol. Clearly based on the cult hit C-drama Go Princess Go, the sageuk stars Shin Hye Sun as the titular Queen who has the soul of a modern day man transported back to the Josen era. Think gender-swapped Bu Bu Jing Xin/Moon Lovers. Kim Jung Hyun plays her husband the King and these two are just going to ooze chemistry and be able to handle the delicate interplay of comedy and emotional pathos. Veteran Bae Jong Ok and Kim Tae Woo are also in the cast and now we get the firs cameo/guest star in Choi Jin Hyuk. He totally broke out when he did a cameo in Gu Family Book so maybe swanning in and leaving a strong impression remains his modus operandi from time to time.

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Kim Hye Ja and Jung Woo Sung Take Home the Drama and Movie Daesangs at the 2019 Baeksang Arts Award

The 2019 Baeksang Arts Award was actually good for once, the winners moreso than the fashion which remains an uninspiring and safe sea of black and white gowns. Veteran queen Kim Hye Ja deservingly took home the Daesang (Grand Prize) … Continue reading

Male Lead Choi Jin Hyuk Unavailable to film 4-episode Extension for SBS Drama An Empress’s Dignity

The surprising early on success of SBS Wed-Thurs drama An Empress’s Dignity has let to the network ill-advisedly deciding on an extension, coming at a time when it’s ratings have dropped and now been eclipsed by KBS drama What’s Up … Continue reading

SBS Soapy Melo An Empress’s Dignity Reaches 14.6% Rating in Episode 20 Near Halfway Point

My Wed-Thurs are currently preoccupied with tvN quiet slow burn romance Encounter (Boyfriend) but even if it wasn’t I don’t think I would still want to watch An Empress’s Dignity. None of the four leads Jang Nara, Shin Sung Rok, … Continue reading

Tae Hang Ho Transforms into Choi Jin Hyuk in Hilariously Outlandish K-drama Character Switch in An Empress’s Dignity

I thought the days of super outlandish melo was over but here we are at the end of 2018 with An Empress’s Dignity (The Last Empress). It’s apparently so over-the-top with cartoonish villains and candy heroines and also the most … 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

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