Junho, Lee Se Young, and Jang Hee Jin in Talks for MBC Sageuk Drama The Red Sleeve Cuff Adapted From Same Name Novel

KBS had a sageuk this year with River Where the Moon Rises and SBS is preparing to air Hong Chun Gi (Red Sky) in the summer, not to be left out MBC is prepping a traditional sageuk drama adapted from a novel. It’s called The Red Sleeve Cuff and is a novel chronicling the rise of a court lady to becoming the mother of the crown prince in later era of Joseon Korea. The drama depicts Jeongjo of Joseon, then Crown Prince Yi San, and his love story with Consort Ui who will give birth to Crown Prince Munhyo. Unfortunately theirs was a star-crossed romance as their son died at age 4 and she died shortly thereafter of liver cancer while still pregnant with her next child. King Jeongjo personally wrote her epitaph. In talks as Yi San is Junho, with Lee Se Young offered the role of future Consort Ui, and joining them may be Jang Hee Jin as the second female lead. The drama is slated to air in late fall 2021 taking over the time slot from Namgoong Min as a secret operative in Black Sun.

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Lee Jun Ki, Jang Hyuk, Lee Seung Gi Part of Fantastic Line Up of Korean Stars in Third Release of the Korean Actors 200 List

Another release is here from the Korean Actors 200 list, with the website continuing to do a great job of teasing the next release and then dropping just stunning pictures of the actors and actresses in each batch. This third … Continue reading

The Hyun Soo-Hee Sung Showdown Finally Arrives in Episode 15 of Flower of Evil Along with New Ratings High of 5.083%

There is one more week and one more episode left of Flower of Evil and I am going to miss the bloom off this incredibly assembled drama. From writing, directing, to acting, the entire piece hums strongly and despite a … Continue reading

Episode 14 of Flower of Evil Hits New Ratings High of 4.767% as Hyun Soo and Ji Won Stay Aligned to Capture Accomplice Baddie Hee Sung

Wed-Thurs tvN drama Flower of Evil is in its final bloom, just two more episodes left after today’s episode 14. Truth be told the intensity has waned a bit for, lost the luster of the early Is-He-Isn’t-He mystery along with … Continue reading

Awkward Marriage Couple Powwow in Store for Episode 9 of Flower of Evil, tvN Will Preempt Episode 12 Next Week Due to Filming Interruption

The new stills are out for tomorrow’s episode 9 of Flower of Evil and it’s one of the most exciting sneak peeks because it bring all four leads into the same scene. Detective wifey Cha Ji Won manages to track … Continue reading

Flower of Evil Prepares to Bloom with Lee Jun Ki and Moon Chae Won in a Marital Cat and Mouse Game

Everything about tvN K-drama Flower of Evil looks great, and I’m impressed the production has its stuff together to hold a press conference a week before its premiere. Nowadays its always scrambling and more scrambling so a well organized drama … Continue reading

Poster and Teasers for Melancholy Mature KBS Drama On the Way to the Airport with Kim Ha Neul and Lee Sang Yoon

All signs point to upcoming KBS Wed-Thurs drama On the Way to the Airport as residing squarely in the gimmick free adult life issues category of dramas. Starring Kim Ha Neul, Lee Sang Yoon, Shin Sung Rok, Jang Hee Jin, … Continue reading

Lee Sang Yoon and Kim Ha Neul Start Filming KBS Wed-Thurs Drama On the Way to the Airport

This is one drama that fell down on my interest radar after casting panned out, and has now started filming quite under the radar. Upcoming KBS Wed-Thurs drama On the Way to the Airport released script reading stills featuring leads … Continue reading

Major Moody Intensity in Store for Supernatural Sageuk Mirror of the Witch

Seeing more of the teasers and behind-the-scenes look at upcoming jTBC fantasy-tinged sageuk Mirror of the Witch slowly eases me into anticipation. The real life major age gap between back from the army Yoon Si Yoon and teenage Kim Sae … Continue reading