Yeo Jin Gu Joins Chun Jung Myung as Dual Male Leads for K-drama Roco King

This is a fun choice to play a cupid-like drama robot! Yeo Jin Gu has signed on to play the character of Night the mail order boyfriend robot in the upcoming K-drama adaptation of the shoujo manga Zettai Kareshi (Absolute Boyfriend).  He’s the third name attached to the OCN drama Roco King (or Rom-com King) with earlier Song Ji Hyo and Chun Jung Myung offered the other two human leads. There was conflicting reports that Chun Jung Myung declined the role but the most up-to-date news was that he has accepted and will be playing a top star character. This one looks like harmless fun with the PD of Flower Boy Next Door and the screenwriter of Mirror of the Witch working together. I’m fine with Song Ji Hyo declining but please let the final actress let it be someone with emotional sincerity and range. Continue reading

Master of Noodles on KBS Secures Cast of Chun Jung Myung, Jo Jae Hyun, and Jung Yumi

So it looks like this noodle god drama really is happening, even if the storyboard sounds weird, the time slot potentially even weirder, and the production team the weirdest of all. KBS has cast upcoming Wed-Thurs Master: God of Noodles … Continue reading

18th Annual Busan Film Festival Kicks Off with K-stars Walking the Red Carpet

The 18th annual Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) kicked off yesterday in the seaside town of Busan, South Korea with lots of glam and anticipation. Featuring 301 movie selections from 70 countries shown over 10 days, BIFF has cemented its … Continue reading