Press Conference and Final Set of Previews for While You Were Sleeping with Suzy and Lee Jong Seok

This Wednesday is the arrival of highly promoted SBS pre-produced drama While You Were Sleeping, teaming up for the third time screenwriter Park Hye Ryun with her most often used male lead Lee Jong Seok. Even if this drama is a hit I think this ought to be it for these two, Park Hye Ryun has had a good run with Lee Jong Seok in I Hear Your Voice and Pinocchio but the two need to branch out further from each other. Park Hye Ryun is also re-teaming with Suzy after working together in Dream High but that feels like a lifetime ago and remains my favorite Suzy role and it’s sad that Suzy hasn’t improved much in the interim. I do like what I’ve seen of both leads in the previews, they have noticeable chemistry and the mood of the drama captures Park Hye Ryun’s ability to toggle between light everyday comedy and much more serious subject matter. The cast attended the drama press conference last week dressed tonally all over the place with Suzy being the standout in a cute leggy baring red and black dress. Continue reading

First Drama Stills of Lee Jong Seok and Suzy for While You Were Sleeping Along with Script Reading Session

September is here which means the countdown to the arrival of SBS Wed-Thurs drama While You Were Sleeping is less than 30 days away. This is one pre-filmed drama that I’ve been following along with consistently since it was announced … Continue reading

While You Were Sleeping Gets Big Name Guest Stars Kim So Hyun, Yoon Kyun Sang, and Lee Sung Kyung

Now that Reunited Worlds has premiered on the SBS Wed-Thurs time slot it means the pre-filmed While You Were Sleeping is on deck. The drama will take over from Reunited Worlds in early September and with it show whether screenwriter … Continue reading

Guest Stars and Supporting Characters Shine in Goblin as the Drama Integrates All Characters Seamlessly

Everything feels connected in Goblin in ways both substantive and logical within its fantasy narrative. Supporting characters tug at the heartstrings or make one seethe with anger, and guest starring roles are memorable and meaningful. The leads have the lions … Continue reading

Three Musketeers Holds Bromance Press Conference and Releases Long Preview

Hot on the heels of cable network tvN announcing that it would hold its own year end awards, the network trotted out the cast of its upcoming sageuk Three Musketeers for the obligatory press conference. If this drama is as … Continue reading

Three Musketeers Rebounds With Better Graphic Design on Second Set of Posters and Character Stills

A second batch of official posters arrived this weekend for Three Musketeers and are significantly better than the pictures that appeared on the official website pages. Those looked like something produced in the basement by a bored and lazy first … Continue reading

Three Musketeers Confirms Love Triangle Leads Jung Yong Hwa, Seo Hyun Jin, and Lee Jin Wook

I’m taking a fifty thousand feet high up approach when viewing the upcoming ambitious cable network tvN sageuk drama Three Musketeers. It is indeed an adaptation of the classic French novel into a Joseon era story involving a crown prince … Continue reading