Youn Yuh Jung Declines K-drama Curtain Call and Veteran Goo Doo Shim Takes Over the Matriarch role

So now the main cast of upcoming big budget high profile K-drama Curtain Call (former Tree Dies on Their Feet) is complete. Award winning veteran Youn Yuh Jung was originally tapped to play the matriarch grandmother role and she was one of the first names attached to this drama. But the recent casting confirmations did not mention her and now it’s clear she was not doing it after all. Instead fellow veteran Goo Doo Shim will be stepping into that role and I’m super good with this swap and just want to watch this drama sooner rather than later. The leads are Ha Ji Won, Kang Ha Neul, and Kwon Sang Woo, with supporting roles including Sung Dong Il, Jung Ji So, Ji Seung Hyun, and Seohyun.

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Top Stars Kim Hee Ae, Hyun Bin, Gong Hyo Jin, and Kang Ha Neul Receive Commendations at the 2020 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards

The 2020 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards took place this week in Seoul with an actual ceremony though very understated as it’s a government sponsored function. It’s organized by the government’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the … Continue reading

Drama Preview for Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter Starts Fairy Search for Reincarnated Husband

The search is on in Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter as the goddess stranded on earth looks for her reincarnated husband and gets two handsome modern hotties to choose from. The fantasy romance tvN drama released the first substantive preview … Continue reading

Park Bo Gum Beats Out Song Joong Ki as Winner of Gallup Poll Korea’s Top Drama Actor of 2016

Wow, I’m rather impressed someone beat Song Joong Ki in this year’s vote for a drama category poll, but then again I don’t think Joong Ki minds in the least when it’s one of his best friends Park Bo Gum. … Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun and Go Doo Shim Split the Daesang at the 2015 KBS Drama Awards

Just because KBS is the ratings pits all year doesn’t mean it can’t throw a fun awards party and reward the acting talent that has attempted to infuse some excitement and life into the network’s drama. Things were going swimmingly … Continue reading