SBS Weekend Drama About Her with Nam Sang Mi, Kim Jae Won, and Jo Hyun Jae Round Out Decent Supporting Cast

The moving parts that went into assembling the next SBS weekend drama unexpectedly rounded up not just leads I like but a supporting cast that’s also quite solid. Currently SBS drama Secret Mother is piling on the lies, makjang, and conflict, but once it wraps the next drama About Her will pull a plastic surgery and memory loss double whammy on the leading lady played by Nam Sang Mi. I like her so much it makes the double makjang palatable, plus her two leading men Kim Jae Won and Jo Hyun Jae sweeten the need to watch pot. The supporting cast just added Yang Jin Sung, Jinwoon, newbie Kang Hoon and perennially supporting female actress Han Eun Jung who I recognize by sight for her works if not by name. It’s funny that all three leads are married in real life and now solidly in the weekend drama territory, nothing wrong with that but it marks yet another reminder of how time flies and once each were headlining high profile weekday dramas. Continue reading

Yongpal Holds Press Conference and Readies for Wednesday Premiere with Long Trailer

This Wednesday is the premiere of new SBS Wed-Thurs drama Yongpal (Yongpalyi), taking over for the ratings leader Mask and giving audiences a different type of dish to sink their teeth into. Instead of inheritance and identity hijinks, Yongpal goes … Continue reading

SBS Completes Casting for Yongpalyi with Kim Tae Hee, Joo Won, Jo Hyun Jae, and Choi Jung Ahn

Upcoming SBS Wed-Thurs drama Yongpalyi just firmed up the casting and production details, and then promptly went from intriguing to likely miss for me. I’m not rendering an early judgment on the drama’s potential quality or lack thereof, just that … Continue reading

Six K-actors Rumored for the Coveted Role of Yuan Dynasty Emperor in Ha Ji Won’s Empress Ki

You what know cured me sobs from today‚Äôs sad episode of Who Are You? Flitting around DC and Baidu and finally (I mean finally) hearing some underground rumors about the casting of the other male lead of the upcoming Ha … Continue reading