Pale Faces and Dark Pink Lipstick Distract in Comedic New Teaser for True Beauty

If the premise of upcoming K-drama True Beauty (Goddess Descends) is about the power of makeup alone to transform an ordinary girl into a wondrous beauty then the makeup team for the cast has already failed. The second teaser is out and I’m wildly distracted by the terrible makeup job on all three leads Moon Ga Young, Cha In Woo, and Hwang In Yeop. They all have the same too pale too much BB cream face and appear to be using the exact same shade of dark pink lipstick. Like what gives? Moon Ga Young is beautiful in real life and the drama’s idea of making her pre-makeup an ugly duckling is apparently a bad case of rosacea. I’m still planning to tune in to see if Hwang In Yeop keeps breaking out as he’s done in his last two dramas I watched, he reminds me of a mash up of Kim Woo Bin and Lee Jae Wook and that’s a great niche to be in.

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18 Again is the Feel Good K-drama of 2020 with Breakout Star Lee Do Hyun and Heartfelt Performances by Leads Kim Ha Neul and Yoon Sang Hyun

I haven’t written about jTBC drama 18 Again since it premiered but I’ve been watching weekly, addicted and totally won over by this underrated gem. The feels it delivers is similar to the second chances sincerity in Thirty But Seventeen … Continue reading

First Posters and Stills for tvN Wed-Thurs Drama True Beauty with Moon Ga Young, Cha In Woo, and Hwang In Seop

I’m a bit hesitant to check out tvN drama True Beauty (Goddess Descends) because I checked out the webtoon it’s based on and didn’t like it right off the bat. Last time that happened I gave Backstreet Rookie (Convenience Store … Continue reading

K-drama True Beauty Holds Script Reading With Leads Cha Eun Woo, Moon Ga Young, and Hwang In Yeop

It’s filming kick off time for upcoming tvN drama True Beauty, adapted from the webtoon called The Goddess Descends which supposedly has a problematic premise about beauty and shallowness and whatnot. Moon Ga Young plays the titular beauty who is … Continue reading

Cha Eun Woo, Moon Ga Young, and Hwang In Yeop Confirmed for K-drama Adaptation of Webtoon True Beauty

If there was a pitch perfect casting of manga/manhwa/webtoon character to real live actor/actress then True Beauty (Goddess as Descended) wins the prize off the bat. The drama adaptation of the same name webtoon is heading into production and the … Continue reading