SBS Goes Back to Medical for Upcoming Mon-Tues Drama Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim

Looks like SBS wants to shake off the ratings doldrums with current Mon-Tues drama Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo to try and recapture the audience with another medical drama to follow. Doctors with Park Shin Hye and Kim Rae Won was one of the ratings highlights this year and now the network has readied Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim to attempt the same feat. Despite the title I don’t think the drama will have the same teacher-student budding romance or even mentor doctor to subordinate workplace flirting. Instead critically acclaimed veteran Han Suk Kyu is the titular romantic doctor and teacher who gives up a top surgeon career to practice medicine out of love and caring, becoming a mentor who teaches young surgeons played by Yoo Yeon Seok and Seo Hyun Jin the deeper motivations and purpose beyond¬†their top medical skills. The drama has started filming for it’s early November premiere after Moon Lovers wraps up. Continue reading

Joseon K-movie Update: The Royal Tailor Wraps Filming While Sado Starts Shooting

It’s probably pure happenstance that one big-budget sageuk K-movie wrapped filming the exact same time another big-budget sageuk K-movie started filming. Hopefully the premiere dates won’t be in direct competition because I’m sure there’s enough audience members fans of each … Continue reading