Lawless Lawyer Holds High Energy Press Conference and Releases Rollicking Long Preview

The time really zipped by these last few weeks and now tvN new Sat-Sun drama Lawless Lawyer is premiering this weekend. Starring Lee Jun Ki, Seo Ye Ji, Choi Min Soo, and Lee Hye Young, the fierce ferociousness is off the charts with this impressive cast. I watched the long 4-minute preview released at the press conference and this drama just looks fun, which was certainly not the case with Lee Jun Ki’s last drama the dull procedural Criminal Minds. He plays a gangster turned lawyer and hilariously his three other leads are seem to fit the same profile of being this odd hybrid of physical intensity coupled with dexterity with the law. Can’t wait for the drama to arrive and love how the four lead are so comfortable goofing around at the press conference, especially the scary character Choi Min Soo plays onscreen will be tempered by remembering he’s a nice guy in real life. Continue reading

Veterans Choi Min Soo and Lee Hye Young Join Lee Jun Ki in tvN Drama Lawless Lawyer

It’s now statistically proven that legal/procedural and medical themed dramas have dominated the last five years of subject matter on Korean shows. Many still bring in the views as┬áMisty and Return are both leading the pack of currently airing dramas. … Continue reading

International Viewers Upset Over Depiction of Middle Eastern Culture and Muslim Faith in MBC Drama The Man Who Dies to Live

Holy epic fail on the part of MBC with it’s latest Wed-Thurs offering The Man Who Dies to Live, a drama I wasn’t even planning on watching until the uproar over the first two episodes elevated interest. Now I still … Continue reading

Drama Posters and New Preview for Jackpot Ramp Up the Battle for the Joseon Throne

A long and relatively successful run ended today for the SBS 50-episode sageuk Six Flying Dragons, the ratings leader in the Mon-Tues time slot but never high enough in ratings to bring back the days of yore when serious longs … Continue reading

Daebak with Jang Geun Seok and Lim Ji Yeon Holds Script Reading and Starts Filming for Late March Premiere on SBS

It was a mere hop skip from casting to production for upcoming SBS Mon-Tues drama Daebak (Jackpot). The drama premieres at the end of March on the 28th so with less than two months to go it’s a good sign … Continue reading

Third Preview for Pride and Prejudice Ups the Interest Level Despite Lackluster Drama Posters

I think the Korean drama Pride and Prejudice about a bunch of prosecutors fighting crime is turning out alright based on the previews and stills. It’s definitely not a romantic story about singles navigating the marriage mart but using the … Continue reading

Pride and Prejudice Delivers Visually Arresting Noir Character Posters and Second Teaser

Watching the just released second teaser for Pride and Prejudice, there’s actually a whiff of the Hero vibe from the J-dorama starring Kimura Takuya about an oddball but brilliant prosecutor working with equally odd prosecutorial colleagues. That’s not a bad … Continue reading