First Look at Han Ji Min, Nam Joo Hyuk, Kim Hye Ja, and Son Ho Jun Filming jTBC Drama Dazzling

The four leads of upcoming jTBC early 2019 K-drama Dazzling (Brilliant) gathered together as filming has started and I’m cautiously optimistic. The younger man-older woman pairing in currently airing tvN drama Encounter (Boyfriend) is working so beautifully that I hope Han Ji Min and Nam Joo Hyuk spark together and bring their own unique onscreen coupling to play. What’s cute is that Han Ji Min’s character in the drama is named Kim Hye Ja, and she suddenly turns into a 70 year old woman and that role will be played by real life veteran actress Kim Hye Ja. And once she turns into older Kim Hye Ja the character has the ability to manipulate time and she gets involved with a young man wasting his time played by Nam Joo Hyuk. The story sounds interesting and comes from the reunion of both the PD and screenwriter of Awl and I Live in Cheondamdong. Continue reading

Lee Sung Min, Han Ji Min, Nam Joo Hyuk, and Joo Ji Hoon Take Home 2018 Korean Film Critic Acting Awards

Another K-awards ceremony came and went and this one was decided low key being from the Korean Film Critics Association┬ábut the winners merit a mention. It’s pretty serendipitous and likely a good sign that upcoming K-drama Brilliant costars Han Ji … Continue reading

Big Name Stars Descend on the Red Carpet Opening Night of the 2018 Busan Film Festival

If this week’s sad showing of mostly second and third tier K-stars at the Korean Drama Awards, then it was the exact opposite at the opening night red carpet of the 2018 Busan International Film Festival where I felt so … Continue reading

Third Time’s the Charm as Knowing Wife Wraps Drama Run and Cast Attend Party

The conclusion of tvN time-travel and do-over drama Knowing Wife (Familiar Wife) frees up on Wed-Thurs again after being fairly addicted for the past eight weeks. I tried to watch on the days it aired but wasn’t so engrossed that … Continue reading

Ji Sung and Han Ji Min Both Try to Change the Future Again as Knowing Wife Maintains High Ratings Through Episode 12

I haven’t been this addicted to a K-drama in awhile and couldn’t have found a more satisfying watch than currently airing tvN Wed-Thurs drama Knowing Wife (Familiar Wife). Leads Ji Sung and Han Ji Min have crafted characters whose fate … Continue reading

tvN Wed-Thurs drama Knowing Wife Leads the Ratings Pack and Breaks 7% in Episode 6

The Wed-Thurs time slot for the next month officially belongs to tvN drama Knowing Wife (Familiar Wife). The cable drama hit 7.259% ratings in episode 6, higher than the averaged half episode ratings of the prime time competitors Your Honor … Continue reading