High Society Holds Fashionably Chic Press Conference and Releases Intriguing 13-minute Preview


I’m so psyched for upcoming SBS drama High Society it’s not even funny. Sure all my early enthusiasm sets myself up for a high likelihood of disappointment, but this drama wasn’t even on my radar initially so this gradual interest in it strikes me as less fangirling and more drama enthusiast reacting to something potentially awesome. Leads UEE, Sung Joon, Park Hyung Sik, and Lim Ji Yeon aren’t the usual Hallyu suspects that get all the viewer attention but that’s a good thing, it allows the drama to be judged on its own merits rather than having ardent fans of a certain actress or actor hijack drama discussions with blinders on affection.

I really like what I see from all four leads so far, especially Lim Ji Yeon, who I an calling out not because she’s more impressive than her costars (she isn’t) but because I was so turned off by her after erotic K-movie The Obsessed it’s shocking to find her charming and fun to watch in her first drama role. If even the sole weak link in the main cast looks decent to me, I think High Society has a good chance of tickling all my drama happy nodes come next Monday. The twenty-something cast looked age-appropriate and stylish at the press conference this week but the high light was checking out the fantastic 13-minute long preview. Continue reading

The Leads of High Society Continue to Bring the Pretty Youthful Energy in Latest Preview and Stills

This probably doesn’t bode well on the quality predictor scale that I’m this excited about upcoming SBS Mon-Tues drama High Society (formerly Chaebol’s Daughter and briefly flirted with being called True Romance). And then I realize that plenty of dramas I’ve … Continue reading

The Casts of Scholar Who Walks the Night and High Society Get Busy Script Reading

The work week is off to a nice start in drama land with the release of script reading stills from two upcoming dramas that I’m looking forward to. Even better is that these two dramas aren’t competing against each other … Continue reading