Gong Hyo Jin Signs on for Netflix K-drama Woman of Crisis Playing a Top Screenwriter of Makjang Dramas

K-actress Gong Hyo Jin has such a fresh, quirky, chic vibe she’s the opposite of what I would think of a makjang queen whether in dramas or in real life. But for her next drama she’s going full meta and the drama sounds like it’s a drama-within-a-drama. She’s signed on for the Netflix produced K-drama Woman of Crisis playing the top rated screenwriter of Korean makjang dramas, her series get picked up on her name alone and she averages 35% ratings. Lol, sounds like a fantasy in this day and age. I would love to see how Netflix takes that tried and true genre and twists it up for a global audience, birth secrets and kimchee slaps and crazy eyes and all. The drama is slated to go into production sometime this year with the screenwriter of I Like it Hot and the PD of How to Use Guys with Secret Tips.

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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

When the Camellia Blooms and Crash Landing on You Cast Takes Home Prizes at 2020 Seoul International Drama Awards

The 2020 Seoul International Drama Awards will take place remotely this year due to travel limitations. It’s the 14th year for this ceremony and it awards both Korean dramas and shows around the world. Focusing on the Korean drama winners, … Continue reading

Song Hye Kyo and Gong Hyo Jin Post on SNS in Support of Good Friend Yoo Ah In’s Upcoming Zombie Thriller Movie #Alive with Park Shin Hye

Awwww, long live friendships in K-ent and I feel like Yoo Ah In has really nestled himself in tight with so many top stars and maintained that friendship through the years. Both Song Hye Kyo and Gong Hyo Jin are … Continue reading

2020 Baeksang Award Nominations Out and Popular Dramas Crash Landing on You, The World of the Married, and When the Camellia Blooms Lead Drama Side

The 2020 Baeksang Awards held on June 5, 2020 will take place without an audience for the first time in its history but at least it will take place and be broadcast. The nominations were released today on May 8th … Continue reading

Gong Hyo Jin Hangs Out with Best Love Costar Cha Seung Won as First Guest on 4th Season of Three Meals a Day: Fishing Village

Woo hoo, a great new variety show season to look forward to and an even better first guest star. K-actress Gong Hyo Jin will be the first guest on the upcoming new season 4 of Three Meals a Day: Fishing … Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun Tops the Sports Chosun 30th Anniversary Poll of K-ent Industry Experts on Top K-drama Actors and Actresses

Consider me perpetually impressed with Kim Soo Hyun‘s popularity and staying power. This week Sports Chosun celebrated its 30th anniversary by conducting various polls of Korean industry insiders including agency heads, network presidents, PDs, screenwriters, and with over 100 votes … Continue reading