Jang Nara and Lee Sang Yoon Attend Drama Premiere for SBS Series VIP

Okay, the cast of upcoming SBS Mon-Tues drama VIP have convinced me to check it solely on their ability to use their leads to form the letters VIP at the press conference. That’s way better than finger hearts and fist pumps, it shows a dedication to their drama and a great sense of cheeky humor. VIP marks the return of K-dramas to the SBS Mon-Tues time slot which has been airing variety shows since May after the end of The Secret Life of My Secretary, and I’m not sure if the return to dramas will be permanent. VIP is a dark melodrama about a group of expert department store managers working solely for VIP clients, so we’ll get a glimpse behind the shopping habits of the South Korean uber rich. Jang Nara and Lee Sang Yoon start off married already in the drama but the story will test their relationship and I hope they end up still together because a divorce drama sounds tedious right now. Continue reading

Kim Nam Gil, Kim Dong Wook, and Jang Nara Win Best Acting Prizes at the 2019 Seoul International Drama Awards

I can’t believe it’s been 14 years now since the then upstart and rather random Seoul International Drama Awards started. The 2019 ceremony was held this week in Seoul, of course, and the winners from the K-drama side was Fiery … Continue reading

Jang Nara Already in Talks for Next Drama After An Empress’s Dignity Called VIP with Possible Leading Man Lee Sang Yoon

Rest is for suckers may be Jang Nara‘s philosophy because she hasn’t even wrapped filming for her ending soon SBS Wed-Thurs drama An Empress’s Dignity and she’s already in talks for another K-drama. She’s been offered the leading lady role … Continue reading

Male Lead Choi Jin Hyuk Unavailable to film 4-episode Extension for SBS Drama An Empress’s Dignity

The surprising early on success of SBS Wed-Thurs drama An Empress’s Dignity has let to the network ill-advisedly deciding on an extension, coming at a time when it’s ratings have dropped and now been eclipsed by KBS drama What’s Up … Continue reading

SBS Soapy Melo An Empress’s Dignity Reaches 14.6% Rating in Episode 20 Near Halfway Point

My Wed-Thurs are currently preoccupied with tvN quiet slow burn romance Encounter (Boyfriend) but even if it wasn’t I don’t think I would still want to watch An Empress’s Dignity. None of the four leads Jang Nara, Shin Sung Rok, … Continue reading