Jin Se Yeon to Headline 2016 MBC Sageuk Prison Flower Opposite Go Soo

This drama just went from promising to potential hot mess with one casting, but then again she might surprise most everyone out there. Jin Se Yeon has just been cast in the titular lead role in acclaimed sageuk PD Lee Byung Hoon‘s 2016 weekend drama Prison Flower. This is the drama that would reunite Lee Byung Hoon, who directed Dae Jang Geum, Yi San, Dong Yi, and Horse Doctor, with the screenwriter Choi Wan Kyu who wrote All In, Jumong, Kingdom of the Wind, Swallow the Sun, and Triangle. Joining Jin Se Yeon will be veteran leading man Go Soo who hardly does any dramas these days. This will mark his drama return after Empire of Gold in 2013, but before that it was Will it Snow in Christmas way back in 2009. Prison Flower is slated for 50-episode and will air on MBC next year taking over for My Daughter Geum Sa Wol. Continue reading

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