Im Soo Jung and Lee Do Hyun in Talks for Teacher-Student Romance Melodrama Melacholia

Oh boy, this drama sounds so problematic from the start and now more than ever. Im Soo Jung and Lee Do Hyun are in talks to star in the upcoming K-drama Melancholia, dealing with a female teacher-male student romance that turns things upside down at a prestigious private school. K-ent loves teacher-student romances mostly of the noona-dongsaeng variety seemingly making seem as if the woman were older it would nullify the consent problems as if the younger man would be mentally and physically capable of rendering the choice. I haven’t love any such stories but concede that having the right actress/actor could see the story onscreen and remove the ick factor. Lee Do Hyun is a busy young man currently filming 1980’s period drama Youth of May so this casting isn’t confirmed yet but wanted to share it since I think these two would make a compelling drama pairing but personally wish it wasn’t for this drama.

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Song Joong Ki Hosts the 2020 MAMA Awards in Seoul with Many K-acting Stars in Attendance

Aaaaahhhhh this feels nice, a sense of normalcy and nostalgia for how big this awards got in recent years and perhaps a nice slimming down to focus on just the core competencies. The 2020 MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards) went … Continue reading

Top K-movie Stars Attend Hammer Museum Gala as Bong Joon Ho’s Movie Parasite Premieres in US to Rave Reviews and High Box Office

I see a movie in the making, or at least a tableau that typically only happens in the backstage and after party of the Baeksang Awards. K-actress Im Soo Jung posted a picture on her SNS attending a party with … Continue reading

K-stars Descend on a Summer Night for the Cold Eyes Movie Premiere

Nothing screams dead heat of Summer than a nighttime VIP movie premiere in Seoul where all the stars attending were glistening with the combination of BB cream and sweat. Blotting paper for all! It was a parade of actors and … Continue reading