Multiple K-dramas Halt Production Due to COVID-19 Spike in South Korea Including Moon Rising Over the River, Joseon Exorcist, and Sisyphus: The Myth

While COVID-19 has been in the news for a full year now there are ebbs and peaks depending on so-called spikes which seems to be like Groundhog’s Day. It feels like things are getting better and then it gets worse again and on and on the cycle goes. We’re in a bad cycle again, in the US for sure, but also South Korea and this week it’s caused a cascade impact on K-dramas. Filming has been shut down on the set of sageuk Moon Rising Over the River after an extra tested positive for COVID-19, which also led to the shut down of Joseon Exorcist which uses the same set. Sisyphus: The Myth has also stopped filming though the leads have tested negative so far. OCN drama The Uncanny Couter cancelled its press conference this week and tvN drama Birthcare Center also called off it’s mid-drama interviews with the media. The entire cast and crew was tested for Netflix drama So Not Worth It (Hope the Earth Collapses Tomorrow) so that will continue on with filming.

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Jang Dong Yoon, Kam Woo Sung, and Lee Yoo Bi Confirmed for Sageuk Joseon Exorcist with Park Sung Hoon Playing the Big Bad

Yay, a legit big budget action and palace intrigue saguek to look forward to in 2021, with a dash of fantasy. The casting for Joseon Exorcist has been firmed up and my #1 excitement is seeing Jang Dong Yoon return … Continue reading

Lee Yoo Bi in Talks for 2021 Sageuk Drama Joseon Exorcist with Male Leads Jang Dong Yoon and Kam Woo Sung

There’s a whole lot of new casting news around upcoming SBS K-drama Joseon Exorcist which had earlier confirmed male leads Jang Dong Yoon and Kam Woo Sung, with Park Sung Hoon as the third male lead. Lee Yoo Bi has … Continue reading