Discovery of Love Screenwriter Preps Slice-of-Life KBS Weekend Drama Our Five Kids

This is a welcome and refreshing piece of drama development news. The screenwriter of the tvn I Need Romance franchise and who also wrote last year’s KBS romance drama Discovery of Love is breaking out of her dating-centric box. Writer Jung Hyun Jung is prepping her next work called Our Five Kids, which tells os a slice-of-life type family story in a funny and heartwarming way. Nowhere do I see the words betrayal, revenge, and/or separation, so I’m all good with this!

The drama has been picked up by KBS and given a weekend time slot, which likely means it’ll air in early 2016 after 50-episode drama All About My Mom with Eugene and Lee Sang Woo wraps up. I’ll be curious how Jung Hyun Jung tackles family weekend fare since her writing is so closely associated discussions of modern dating mores and pitfalls. Discovery of Love was one of my favorite dramas last year, half for the writing even if I found all the characters so frustrating, and half for the great acting. If Our Five Kids has an acting cast I like then I’ll totally check it out. Continue reading

Joseon Gunman and Pinocchio Lead the K-drama Nominees of the 10th Annual Seoul International Drama Awards

The nominated finalists are out for the 10th annual Seoul International Drama Awards, which doesn’t just fete K-dramas but includes popular or critically acclaimed dramas and shows from around the world. It’s less prestigious but slowly growing in international recognition … Continue reading

2014 Drama Reviews: Enjoyment in the Good and the Inexplicably Bad

Year end drama reviews always starts off like a looming chore, telling me to wash the dish one more time even though I’ve washed it thoroughly already. But then I grow to appreciate it, the added step may yield a … Continue reading

Discovery of Love Releases Funny and Engaging Long Preview at Drama Press Conference

You would think with a string of disappointing Mon-Tues K-dramas from KBS I would be supremely reluctant to get excited about the upcoming Discovery of Love. It follows the disaster that was Lovers of Music (Trot Lovers), memorable only for … Continue reading

Discovery of Love Display Full Rom-com Vibe with Hilarious Teaser and Creative Character Posters

It’s such a treat to be dealt an unexpected surprise. There was a teaser for the upcoming KBS Mon-Tues drama Discovery of Love appended to the end of Monday’s episode of Lovers of Music (Trot Lovers) and it was the … Continue reading