Jung Eun Chae in Lovely Fall 2020 Pictorial and Reunites with Lee Min Ho in Upcoming K-drama Adaptation of Novel Pachinko

Everything about The King: Eternal Monarch felt like a twilight zone version of a Kim Eun Sook penned drama, like everything was off kilter and none in a good way. One sad aspect was the total wasted use of second female lead Jung Eun Chae, normally all KES dramas propel the second female lead to stardom but this one took her career back a step in terms of challenging her in any way. In my mind she’s still in her jeans and jacket searching for malevolent ghosts in The Guest. Thankfully she does have her next project picked out and this one is much less likely to fail for being cheesy or nonsensical – she will join the large cast of the upcoming Apple TV adaptation of the Korean-American novelist book Pachinko which will reunite her with Lee Min Ho as he’s also in the cast. Smart pick for her and she also picked a great pictorial in this fall themed romp through and apple orchard and cherry farm, love the hues and outfits.

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Past and Present is Rewritten in Final Episode 16 of The King: Eternal Monarch Ending with 5.8%, 8.1% Ratings

It’s weird how time tempers disappointment. I’ll likely remember The King: Eternal Monarch fondly now that it’s over, the earlier episodes were just so inexplicably terrible and made for drastic expectation rewritting but as the episodes went on I settled … Continue reading

The King: Eternal Monarch Releases Cheerful Energetic BTS Stills Ahead of Friday’s Final Episode 16

If I were still activity recapping I probably would not have the energy to continue on with The King: Eternal Monarch. Needing to describe every scene with a prelude and my thoughts after would only amplify all the problems and … Continue reading

Kim Go Eun and Jung Eun Chae’s Dopplegangers Get Screentime in New Stills for Episode 11 of The King: Eternal Monarch

I do get the fans of The King: Eternal Monarch saying the drama has a lot of interesting elements and mysteries to unpack, that’s not untrue except the delivery is terrible and there hasn’t been any unpacking to properly build … Continue reading

The Cast of The King: Eternal Monarch are Chummy and Chill in Netflix Promotional Stills

I came across this week Netflix promotional stills featuring the cast of K-drama The King: Eternal Monarch. The drama is streaming an hour after it airs on SBS every Fri-Sat so that’s fast consumption for online and international viewers. I … Continue reading

Second Episode of The King: Eternal Monarch Remains Consistent in Ratings of 8.4% and 11.6%

It’s episode 2 time for SBS Fri-Sat night drama The King: Eternal Monarch, and there are ever only three ways a second episode could go: up, same, or down. I thought The King would increase in ratings but it stayed … Continue reading

The King: Eternal Monarch Holds Star Studded Press Conference Ahead of Friday April 17th Premiere on SBS

It’s finally here woo hoo! Finally the wait is over and something interesting to watch is only a day away to look forward to. The cast of SBS Fri-Sat drama The King: Eternal Monarch attended the obligatory press conference today … Continue reading

Classic Style Official Drama Posters for Lee Min Ho and Kim Go Eun’s Parallel Universe Romance The King: Eternal Monarch

The upcoming SBS drama The King: Eternal Monarch will be taking over the Fri-Sat time slot from Hyena so it’ll be a new spot for Kim Eun Sook when she collaborates with the Big Three networks. There is no way … Continue reading