Jo Jung Seok, Han Ye Ri, and Yoon Shi Yoon Confirmed for SBS Revolutionary Era Period Drama Mung Bean Flower

There’s a serious drama heading our way in the middle of 2019 from SBS called Mung Bean Flower. The confirmed main cast signals an effort to cast leads who can act by assembling together Jo Jung Seok, Han Ye Ri, and Yoon Shi Yoon to put on their best revolutionary era bravado. Mung Bean Flower is set in 1985 around the Donghak Peasant Rebellion at the end of the Joseon era, a decade before the events and timing of the hit period drama Mr. Sunshine. Jo Jung Seok and Yoon Shi Yoon play brothers in a yangban class, but the former is illegitimate while the latter the golden child of the family. The end up fighting on opposite sides of the rebellion and caught between then is the female lead character who is a capable business woman running an inn and merchant group during this time of economic instability. Directing is the PD of Six Flying Dragons and Tree With Deep Roots with the script by the screenwriter of Assembly and Jeon Do Jeon. 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

K-stars Finally Try Adventurous Fashion Dressing to Mixed Results at W Korea Bash for Breast Cancer Charity

This news post is a week late but it was a trying week in K-ent with the saddest star departure followed by the happiest celebrity wedding, one needs to take a deep breath and get back on track. On October … Continue reading

Top K-Stars Attend Chanel Exhibit at the D-Museum in Seoul

Another high end couture media event in Seoul and another reason for the fashion conscious Koreans stars to don their brand outfits out for a strut. This time it was the Chanel exhibition titled Mademoiselle Prive held at the D-Museum. … Continue reading