Jeon Do Yeon is Fierce and Fabulous in Drama Poster and Teaser for tvN’s The Good Wife

Leave it to seasoned A-list Korean stars to make such an impact with such limited screen time as the Korean adaptation of The Good Wife reveals the first one-two punch with an official poster and teaser. Cable network tvN is straddling two audience pool extremes with it’s Mon-Tues versus Fri-Sat dramas, in the beginning of the week there is lighter fare as Another Oh Hae Young will be followed by Let’s Fight Ghost, while the end of the week turns serious and adult with the currently airing Dear My Friends which will transition to The Good Wife come late July.

I was merely curious about TGW remake until I saw the first teaser and was smacked in the face by the fierce poster focusing on the good wife herself Jeon Do Yeon, making her first drama return in over a decade since Lovers in Prague. Girlfriend is fierce and take no prisoners, coupled with her smexy costars in errant husband Yoo Ji Tae and law firm colleague and potential boy toy Yoon Kye Sang, I think this drama just cemented itself as must check out. A long suffering political wife who returns to the practice of law sounds about as interesting as listening to NPR, but with Jeon Do Yeon firing up the screen I think there is plenty waiting to sizzle. 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