Exciting Action and Moody Introspective Poster Sets for tvN Drama Jirisan Amp Up the Expectation for October 23rd Premiere

It’s just ten days away from the arrival of big budget tvN drama Jirisan (Mount Jiri), a new genre for K-dramas to tackle the outdoor action realm of mountaineering and mountain rescues. The drama stars Jeon Ji Hyun, Joo Ji Hoon, Sung Dong Il, Oh Jung Se, Jo Han Chul, and Go Min Si in a crowded park ranger team patrolling South Korea’s Jirisan. There are plenty of action and some laughs, but the big surprise is seeing creepy and dangerous (i.e. murderous?) scenes in the preview. Getting lost while out for a hike is a big enough danger with inclement weather, poisonous plants, dirty water, and wild animals, now apparently there is a raincoat clad killer using the mountain as a hunting ground or disposing ground. With that said, I’m not that worried it won’t work since the drama is from the famed screenwriter Kim Eun Hee of zombie sageuk Kingdom, Signal, 3 Days, and Phantom, and that she continues to challenge herself with fresh source setting bodes well for this drama delivering on its big premise.

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Jeon Ji Hyun is a Spirited Park Ranger with Mellow Counterpart Joo Ji Hoon in Second Teaser for tvN Drama Cliffhanger

With Hometown Cha Cha Cha doing great ratings on Sat-Sun midway through its run, made even more impressive with it’s rom-com and slice-of-life genre, the stage is looking great for its successor drama the mega high profile Cliffhanger (Mount Jiri) … Continue reading

K-ent Poll Finds Netizens Most Anticipating tvN Drama Cliffhanger as Well as Leads Joo Ji Hoon and Jeon Ji Hyun in the Acting Categories For the Remaining 2021 Drama Slate

I’m psyched for tvN drama Cliffhanger (Mount Jiri or Jirisan) but actually didn’t feel it was trending this high on the K-netizens wish list. A recent online research firm poll of 1000 people ages 20 and up ask “what is … Continue reading

Rookie Actress Choi Sung Eun From Beyond Evil Replaces Han So Hee in K-movie Gentleman with Joo Ji Hoon and Park Sung Woong

Okay, this is a great replacement choice and I personally prefer it more. Rookie and rising young actress Choi Sung Eun has been tapped as the female lead in upcoming K-movie Gentleman, taking over from super buzzy IT actress Han … Continue reading

Han So Hee Drops Out of K-movie Gentleman with Joo Ji Hoon Citing Exhaustion, Park Sung Woong Joins Cast as Second Male Lead

There’s a sorta switcheroo or maybe musical chairs with K-movie Gentleman today in the news. Female lead Han So Hee, in what would have been her big screen debut, has dropped out of the movie with her agency citing exhaustion. … Continue reading

Yoon Eun Hye Reveals on Knowing Bros that the Street Date and Kiss Scene with Joo Ji Hoon in Goong was Filmed Live with a Real Crowd

Hearing news on classic Hallyu teen drama Goong (Princess Hours) is like a blast to the past. They really don’t make dramas like this anymore and this one still stands up on rewatch. Female lead Yoon Eun Hye was on … Continue reading

Park Seo Joon Tops the Actor/Actress Group in the 2021 Forbes Power Celebrity List for South Korea

The Forbes 2021 ranking of Power Celebrity is out for South Korean entertainment and it includes not just actors and actresses but all celebrities including sports stars and MCs. This remains more a snapshot of who had popular/breakout/buzzyworthy projects in … Continue reading

Collection of the Tallest K-actors in 2020 for Your Viewing Pleasure

I’ve watched K-dramas for so many years I’m almost inured to how insanely good looking the actors are and many who have equal talent to boot as well. Recently two dramas had me doing double takes and marveling at how … Continue reading