Bumbling Cop Movie Extreme Job with Ryu Seung Ryong Breaks One Day Movie Ticket Sales Record Held By Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days

In the recently released Netflix K-drama Kingdom, Ryu Seung Ryong and Joo Ji Hoon are on opposite sides of the zombie outbreak and political struggle, and now over the on the movie side they just engaged in another battle. Ryu Seung Ryong’s bumbling cop squad movie Extreme Job was just released at the end of January, during a slow movie time slot no less, and has turned into a massive hit. On the Sunday of it’s release week, the movie sold over 1 million tickets breaking the record held by the second installment of the Along With the Gods movie costarring Joo Ji Hoon which sold 916K tickets. I watched the preview and the movie looks hella hilarious, about a mostly incompetent drug busting cop squad who decides to run a fried chicken restaurant by day in order to do surveillance at night across the street from a known drug lord operation. Eventually they get so good at selling fried chicken they can’t focus on being cops and the two sides all collide in what looks to be a thrilling drug bust taking down a cameo by veteran leading man Hwang Jung Min. Continue reading

All Employees Wants to Kill Boss Kang Ji Hwan in Previews for KBS Office Drama Feel Good to Die

The posters and teasers for KBS Wed-Thurs drama Feel Good to Die actually look good but I’m not terribly optimistic about the drama getting high ratings. Recent office dramas have been middling to flops and this one looks a tad … Continue reading

Kang Ji Hwan, Baek Jin Hee, and Gong Myung Lead Script Reading for KBS Wed-Thurs Drama Happy if You Died

The Wed-Thurs time slot remains a ratings depressed zone and I’m not feeling optimistic that the upcoming KBS drama Happy if You Died will inject a boost to the proceedings even if I love the dark humor of its drama … 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