Jo Jung Seok and Han Ji Min Offered Lead Roles in Fall 2017 K-drama Two Cops

The drama production train continues despite the doom and gloom of ongoing ratings and advertising woes, which is good for us viewers so long as maintaining quality can still be sustained. The fresh casting news on the K-drama front this week has established drama and movie stars Han Ji Min and Jo Jung Seok in talks to partner up for the fall 2017 supernatural and police themed romance drama Two Cops. He’s up for the male lead, a righteous hard hitting cop who’s life is turned upside down when his body gets taken over by the soul of a shyster. Han Ji Min will be playing a reporter who chases down stories and has to deal with the souls sharing a body shtick, which sounds too much like the situation in her last drama Hyde, Jekyll, Me that I have to shake off the shivers and hope that this is nothing like that trainwreck. Neither the leads nor the network has been confirmed for Two Cops but I’lll keep my eye out and see what materializes in the next few weeks. Continue reading

Goblin and Gong Yoo Lead the Nominations for the 2017 Baeksang Arts Awards

The nominations are out for the 53rd annual Baeksang Arts Awards, to be held on May 3rd in Seoul. Leading the pack on the television side of the nominations is last year’s runaway cable drama hit Goblin: The Lonely and … Continue reading

2016 Year End Awards Roundup From Big Three Networks Capped Off Drama Year

The 2016 year end K-drama awards for the big three networks came and went last weekend, smack dab in the middle of me heading off for my trans-pacific flight, taking said long flight, traveling back home from long flight, and … Continue reading

Park Bo Gum Beats Out Song Joong Ki as Winner of Gallup Poll Korea’s Top Drama Actor of 2016

Wow, I’m rather impressed someone beat Song Joong Ki in this year’s vote for a drama category poll, but then again I don’t think Joong Ki minds in the least when it’s one of his best friends Park Bo Gum. … Continue reading

Broadcasting Hijinks Abound in Latest Teaser for News Station Rom-com Incarnation of Jealousy

Whatever SBS is trying to sell with Incarnation of Jealousy, I totally am buying on the strength of leads Gong Hyo Jin and Jo Jung Seok. This drama definitely looks more wacky than the most recent broadcasting themed drama Producers, … Continue reading

K-stars Walk the VIP Movie Premiere Carpet for Son Ye Jin Film Princess Deokhye

The turnout was a smidge on the less-than-star-studded side for the VIP movie premiere of period film Princess Deokhye, starring Son Ye Jin and Park Hae Il on the life of the last princess of Korea. On the plus side … Continue reading

Incarnation of Jealousy Showcases Different Styles for Leads Gong Hyo Jin, Jo Jung Seok, and Go Kyung Pyo

This is one upcoming K-drama that is filming comparatively under the radar, which is a good thing if the end results blow everyone away because it hasn’t been overly hyped. SBS landed Incarnation of Jealousy after a tug of war … Continue reading