Jeon Do Yeon and Ryu Jun Yeol Return to Television with K-drama Disqualified From Being Human

Well this is certainly big casting news. On the heels on earlier reporting that top movie actress Jeon Do Yeon is coming back to the small screen soon, now she’s got a leading man and he’s quite the quirky charmer. Ryu Jun Yeol is in talks to join the award winning Jeon Do Yeon in the upcoming drama Disqualified From Being Human. It’s a human emotion drama about people in different stages of life struggling with failures and fears. Jeon Do Yeon is a woman in her 40’s who recently had a miscarriage and thinks she’s not accomplished anything in her career she sacrificed for. Ryu Jun Yeol is the opposite, a young 20’s guy who is fearful of never accomplishing anything despite not yet having started. The drama centers around a suicide helpline community and I totally think this subject matter is much needed especially in countries like South Korea where mental health remains a hushed or brushed aside topic. Fantastic casting and even if there is romance between the leads I’m game for what the drama wants to tell with the story as there has been plenty enough 20 year old age difference drama pairings.

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K-movie Emergency Declaration Adds Park Hae Joon and Kim So Jin to the Already Star Studded Cast

Goodness this is a wild and wildly impressive casting land for the production of upcoming action K-movie Emergency Declaration. Starring leads Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun, and Jeon Do Yeon, the movie added Im Shi Wan and Kim Nam … Continue reading

Action Thriller K-movie Emergency Declaration Confirms Cast of Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun, Jeon Do Yeon, and Kim Nam Gil

This cast is so star-studded and collectively award winning that the most junior member is an A-list leading man in his own right. K-ent is reporting that the upcoming action/disaster/thriller movie Emergency Declaration has completed lead casting with a veritable … Continue reading

Bong Joon Ho, Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun Tops Sports Chosun 2020 Power People Poll For Film and Kim Soo Hyun Only Actor to Make Both Film and Drama Lists

The Sports Chosun 30th Anniversary poll of South Korean entertainment insiders on the Power People within the industry is definitely worth discussing especially in the drama category. For the film category it’s harder to have biases as movies remain a … Continue reading

Sensible Film and Acting Nominees List Released for 51st Annual Grand Bell Awards

The nominees are out for the 51st annual Grand Bell Awards, the Korean equivalent of the Academy Awards to honor the industry’s best and brightest films¬†and movie stars for the calendar year. This year the only K-movie I watched from … Continue reading

Movieweek Selects Top 15 Box Office Draws Among Korea Actors

The Korean acting industry is much like Hollywood in that its biggest movie stars rarely return to the small screen once they have transitioned successfully to a movie career. Viewers watching Korean dramas may think certain actors or actresses must … Continue reading