First Drama Poster and New Stills for tvN Rom-com Revolutionary Love with Choi Si Won and Kang Sora

With how hard Manhole (Wonderland’s Feels or Feels So Good) flopped recently on KBS Mon-Tues, there is a reasonable concern that similarly quirky rom-com feel upcoming tvN drama Revolutionary Love may be coming at a time without the audience for this type of drama fare. The two drama’s even have titles based on a pun of the male lead’s name, which of course is fairly common in K-dramas, and Manhole was narratively and acting-wise not that strong so I have hope that Revolutionary Love has patches over those weak points and with tvN behind the wheel there is an understanding of how to do quirky correctly. The first poster is out and shows leads Choi Si Won, Kang Sora, and Gong Myung chillaxing on a rooftop in a very trendy furniture store ad arrangement. The three leads have a very cohesive vibe that bodes well for their onscreen chemistry, or at least I hope so since I very much want a light rom-com to watch alongside my current crack While You Were Sleeping and finishing up the well-meaning but sleep-inducing Hospital Ship. Continue reading

C-drama Billion Dollar Heirs Releases Hilarious and Self-deprecating Slappy First Teaser

China might have a new drama industry to mine – copying popular K-dramas and making a ridiculous parody out of it. There was the absurd but fun Heirs From Another Star, but even before that project got off the ground there … Continue reading

King of Dramas Finalizes Cast with Kim Myung Min, Jung Ryeo Won, Choi Si Won and Oh Ji Eun

I’m seeing conflicting reports on which SBS drama will follow Faith on Mon-Tues. Some sites list The Great Seer, others list King of Dramas, and some sites list both as SBS Mon-Tues dramas. Clearly something has to give, and despite … Continue reading

The Curious Case of the Amazing Class of 87ers

I’ve had this post percolating since forever, but there was one hold out on it that made me iffy. Finally, at long last and really I shouldn’t be surprised, I have fallen madly for the charm of a certain Prince-turned-reluctant-King. … Continue reading