Taiwan Reportedly Remaking Goblin into TW-drama with Jerry Yan and Mike He

Okay, this is just a weird everything but news enough to report on the rumor. Chinese-speaking news is reporting that Taiwan is planning a drama remake of hit K-drama Goblin, two years after the popular series aired. The male leads will reportedly be Jerry Yan and Mike He, two of the OG male actors that grounded the Taiwan idol drama decade of 2000 to 2010. I think this male lead pairing is weird because it just doesn’t have the visual and personality symmetry and synergy that Gong Yoo and Lee Dong Wook projected. Not to mention Mike and Jerry are so different in vibe I can’t see them in the same scene much less having a bromance. Of course if this turns out to be true I’m so watching it until it goes off the rails lol. Continue reading

Korean Government Poll of Overseas Hallyu Viewers Puts Lee Min Ho, BTS, Mr. Sunshine, and Train to Busan Top of Respective Categories

Consider me surprised and impressed that a poll conducted recently landed an actor currently in military service on the top of the list. South Korean government recently polled 16 overseas country viewers interested in Hallyu on their favorites in the … Continue reading

2016 Year End Dramas Goblin and Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim Lead the 2017 Nielson Korea Content Power Rankings for Television Programs

The content power rankings for Korean televisions programs for the entire year of 2017 is out and it’s a quite a feat that the leading show premiered in late 2016 and only aired three weeks into January 2017. tvN‘s fantasy … Continue reading

Famed K-drama Screenwriters Kim Eun Sook and Kim Eun Hee Hold Joint Question-Answer Session in Seoul

If you love screenwriter Kim Eun Hee and/or Kim Eun Sook, the two sat down for a joint question-and-answer session this week in Seoul to share thoughts on their streak of successful K-dramas through the years. First they were asked … Continue reading

Goblin and Gong Yoo Lead the Nominations for the 2017 Baeksang Arts Awards

The nominations are out for the 53rd annual Baeksang Arts Awards, to be held on May 3rd in Seoul. Leading the pack on the television side of the nominations is last year’s runaway cable drama hit Goblin: The Lonely and … Continue reading