Kang Ji Hwan, Baek Jin Hee, and Gong Myung in Talks for Office K-drama Happy to Die

KBS had one of the better received in ratings and audience feedback office type dramas in recent years with Chief Kim so it’s possible this upcoming office drama from the network may also resonate with the viewers. KBS is casting for the fall 2018 drama Happy to Die adapted from a popular webtoon centered around an exacting and arrogant company chief and the coworker female lead who causes him to change his personality. Kang Ji Hwan is trading his last drama cop role for that of a rude perfectionist company manager, with Baek Jin Hee in talks for the female lead and Gong Myung up for the second male lead role. I love Kang Ji Hwan but find Baek Jin Hee starting to tire as she works nonstop from drama to drama and seems to be in everything with nothing yet that she’s starred in which connected with me. The drama is from the PD of Trot Lovers and Cheer Up! with a new screenwriter adapting the screenplay from the webtoon and scheduled to air in the Wed-Thurs time slot in October after The Ghost Detective with Daniel Choi and Park Eun Bin which premieres this week. Continue reading

First Drama Poster and New Stills for tvN Rom-com Revolutionary Love with Choi Si Won and Kang Sora

With how hard Manhole (Wonderland’s Feels or Feels So Good) flopped recently on KBS Mon-Tues, there is a reasonable concern that similarly quirky rom-com feel upcoming tvN drama Revolutionary Love may be coming at a time without the audience for this type of … Continue reading

Teaser and Confirmed Casting for tvN Drama Byun Hyuk’s Love with Choi Siwon, Kang Sora, and Gong Myung

Hopefully this will be one of tvN‘s solid romantic drama outings rather than one of it’s flat footed fails, for some reason the network is pretty extreme in either direction when it comes to rom-coms. In terns of now confirmed … Continue reading

Nam Joo Hyuk Trades in Laughable Fantasy for Modern Good Looks in New Stills and Preview for Bride of the Water God

Nam Joo Hyuk was one of those who made it out alright in the hot mess K-drama Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo, looking a dash more modern as the 13th prince but still suitably decked out. He should be the … Continue reading

Bride of the Water God Releases Moody Drama Poster Contrasting with Slapstick Episode 1 Preview

Talk about whiplash in moods as the first group drama poster for Bride of the Water God arrives followed by a completely different tonal one for the episode 1 preview teaser. It’s like the static posing of the cast promises … Continue reading

Nam Joo Hyuk and Shin Se Kyung Lead Cast Script Reading for Bride of the Water God

The upcoming K-drama adaptation of manhwa Bride of the Water God has many unknown elements from cast to narrative conversion from period fantasy to modern times. It’s the kind of unknowns that have sunk many a K-drama in the past … Continue reading