Kang Ji Hwan, Baek Jin Hee, and Gong Myung in Talks for Office K-drama Happy to Die

KBS had one of the better received in ratings and audience feedback office type dramas in recent years with Chief Kim so it’s possible this upcoming office drama from the network may also resonate with the viewers. KBS is casting for the fall 2018 drama Happy to Die adapted from a popular webtoon centered around an exacting and arrogant company chief and the coworker female lead who causes him to change his personality. Kang Ji Hwan is trading his last drama cop role for that of a rude perfectionist company manager, with Baek Jin Hee in talks for the female lead and Gong Myung up for the second male lead role. I love Kang Ji Hwan but find Baek Jin Hee starting to tire as she works nonstop from drama to drama and seems to be in everything with nothing yet that she’s starred in which connected with me. The drama is from the PD of Trot Lovers and Cheer Up! with a new screenwriter adapting the screenplay from the webtoon and scheduled to air in the Wed-Thurs time slot in October after The Ghost Detective with Daniel Choi and Park Eun Bin which premieres this week. Continue reading

Children of a Lesser God Delays Broadcast for One Week After Jo Min Ki Leaves Cast Due to University Sexual Harassment Allegations

There’s no end to bad news around K-dramas recently and another one has run into a roadblock of sorts. Upcoming OCN police thriller Children of a Lesser God will delay it’s premiere one week until March 3th due to supporting … Continue reading

Hyun Bin, Kim Sun Ah, Cha Seung Won and More Attend VIP Movie Premiere for Luck-Key

The VIP movie premiere for the Yoo Hae Jin and Lee Joon identity swapping movie Luck-Key is a quite a treat for the adoring fans in attendance as many big names showed up. My favorite squee moment was seeing Kim … Continue reading

Daebak Off to Mon-Tues Ratings Lead in Close Viewer Battle with Neighborhood Lawyer and Monster

The ratings are for the new batch of Mon-Tues K-dramas and the playing field looks a lot different than the bloodbath going on in the Wed-Thurs slot. Mon-Tues doesn’t have a runaway winner (yet), with the race tight out of … Continue reading

MBC Plays Up Male Lead Bromance and Rivalry in New Stills for Monster and Goodbye Mr. Black

MBC is going to face tough competition when it premieres two new prime time dramas in the coming weeks. First is Goodbye Mr. Black on Wed-Thurs, going up against runaway hit Descendants of the Sun and lowly rated but getting good … Continue reading