Joo Won in Talks for 2022 Sageuk Drama Bootleg on the Alcohol Trade in the Joseon Era

I thought one mediocre Joseon prohibition era drama this year was one too many already but now there is a second one coming. Earlier this year I was totally underwhelmed with Moonshine (Thinking of the Moon When the Flowers Bloom) and now another sageuk is being prepped dealing with the same topic. Bootleg (Korean title Milje) has an offer to Joo Won and will be his first sageuk in 5 years since My Sassy Girl and his first drama in two years after the wacktastic sci-fi drama Alice. Bootleg involves competing forces in Joseon fighting over bootleg alcohol sales rights. I thought Moonshine was just okay early on in dealing with the topic and then got stupider as it went on. My hopes are Bootleg has a smart script if Joo Won accepts the role.

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Namgong Min Wins First Daesang at the 2020 SBS Drama Awards for Stove League

The 2020 SBS Drama Awards are in the bag and boy was it a stuffed bag. The stars didn’t do the red carpet, only hosts Kim Yoo Jung and Shin Dong Yeop was masked and met the media. The attendees … Continue reading

Episode 13 of Alice Turns into Ouroboros and Fails to Deliver Clarity or Catharsis With Lots of Talking But Lack of Important Information Shared

SBS Fri-Sat drama Alice would have benefited so much from airing on OCN and being a tight 12-episodes like Train. I’m making this conclusion even though it’s not finished yet because the last few episodes have felt like much ado … Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun Posts New SNS Picture and Netizens Swoon Over His Small Face and Other Top Actors With Such Facial Proportions

Until I watched K-dramas I never realized an entire population would be captivated by a physical trait known as “small face”. Like, what? Years later it’s clear that having a small face remains frequently used in netizen comments and even … Continue reading