Filming Commences on Chinese-Korean Web Drama Starring Jung Il Woo and Jin Se Yeon

This upcoming drama may or not may interest most viewers, but it’s happening come hell or high water so my take is to see what comes of it. Filming has commencing on Korean-Chinese joint production web drama High Class One-sided Love (High End Crush), or something like that because the original title was The Greatest One-Sided Love No One’s Ever Seen Before and it’s not always evident which title gets the final nod of approval. Starring Jung Il Woo, Jin Se Yeon, and Bora of Sistar, the drama is about an entertainment agency head honcho played by Jung Il Woo who spots raw talent in country bumpkin girl played by Jin Se Yeon, and ends up falling head over heels for her in an unrequited crush.

The drama is being co-financed by Chinese web portal Sohu, and will premiere there this October, along with a Korean production company putting in the man power and K-drama filming expertise. I know how many folks dislike Jin Se Yeon, and she’s mostly terrible based on what I’ve seen from her, but I did really like her in Dr. Stranger when she has a good costar and exhibits good chemistry, so who knows if this pairing will end up being a decent and entertaining watch. She’s actually decently popular in China, as is Jung Il Woo, so their casting seems to hit the sweet spot of second tier Hallyu name recognition coupled with being really pretty and maybe roping in new viewers who like what they see.
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Jo In Sung Wins the Daesang at the 2014 APAN Star Awards

I posted two weeks ago about the nominees for the 2014 APAN Star Awards and how some choices were pretty legit while others strangely unfathomable. Pretty much the usual when it comes to acting awards in Korean drama entertainment. Last … Continue reading

The Good and Weird Drama Acting Nominations from the 2014 APAN Star Awards

The nominees are out for the 2014 APAN Star Awards, yet another glittery awards ceremony and this one in particular is a recent new arrival on the awards scene in the last few years. It’s connected to the Daejeon Drama Festival … Continue reading

Spoilers for Hilarious Repackaging as Additional Filming Starts for the C-movie Version of Dr. Stranger

Now that the torrents of frustration and/or vitriol towards Dr. Stranger has been unleashed, I’m rather curious to hear from folks who actually enjoyed the drama. I honestly have no jeers for anyone who liked it, the enjoyment of media … Continue reading

Dr. Stranger Planning C-movie Release with the Leads Filming Additional Intro and Ending Scenes After the Drama Wraps

We can all safely agree that we need more Dr. Stranger like we need a collective outbreak of syphilis. Or a mass food poisoning with violent diarrhea. You get my drift, and if you’re bored you can have great mad … Continue reading