Mystery Queen to Have Second Season on KBS Next Year with Leads Choi Kang Hee and Kwon Sang Woo Likely Returning

There’s finally a positive in the generally dismaying results when K-dramas try to do a season 2 or even a sequel to milk a popular drama. The underrated and much loved KBS detective housewife drama from earlier this spring Mystery Queen (Queen of Mystery) has gotten the greenlight from the network to come back for a season 2 next year in 2018. That’s great news as the set up and execution was refreshing and fun enough to make this one of my most liked K-dramas this year so far. Even better is hearing that leads Choi Kang Hee and Kwon Sang Woo are likely returning, they were the central spotlight of what made the drama work with their delightfully charming banter and bicker routine that all partner type narratives aspire to but is so difficult to do right. I’m sure there are plenty more mysteries for the duo to solve so feel free to dip back into the well on this one. Continue reading

Park Min Young Pretty in Blue Leading Mostly Fashion Fails at Movie Premiere of Ji Chang Wook’s Fabricated City

I’m way more fascinated by the fashion, mostly lack thereof, parade at the VIP movie premiere for the thriller movie Fabricated City than I am in the actual movie. Starring Ji Chang Wook and Shim Eun Kyung, the movie is … Continue reading

Nam Joo Hyuk and Kim Sae Ron Bring the Romantic Intensity for the Teen Portion of Glamorous Temptation

I do like Joo Sang Wook a lot, but right now I’m wishing that upcoming MBC Mon-Tues drama Glamorous Temptation was solely about the teens played by Kim Sae Ron and Nam Joo Hyuk. Part of it is being so … Continue reading

Glamorous Temptation Holds Script Reading and Starts Filming Childhood Portion with Kim Sae Ron and Nam Joo Hyuk

There’s nothing wrong with deciding to watch a drama for any personal reason, however big, small, or totally nonsensical. In the case upcoming MBC 50-episode weekend drama Glamorous Temptation, my decision to watch for the first ten episodes featuring the … Continue reading

Joo Sang Wook, Choi Kang Hee, and Cha Ye Ryun are the Confirmed Leads of MBC’s Glamorous Temptation

There’s casting movement coupled with a major reversal for upcoming MBC Mon-Tues drama Glamorous Temptation. Earlier this week saw the casting of the teen leads Kim Sae Ron and Nam Joo Hyuk, roles that are less the typical child portion … Continue reading