Kim Dong Wook in Talks for MBC Drama Special Supervisor Jo Chang Bong

This is a great time to strike while the iron is hot for K-actor Kim Dong Wook, coming off a critically lauded and ratings successful turn in the horror thriller K-drama The Guest. His oeuvre has never been mainstream or prime time driven but his next drama may bring him back to the forefront of the big three networks. He’s been offered the male lead of the MBC Mon-Tues tentatively titled Special Supervisor Jo Chang Bong. It’s a feel good dark comedy about a former hotblooded high school gym teacher who is now a mid-level government worker as a special supervisor and he partners up with the private investigator of an agency to take down workplace miscreants. I’m glad he’s still picking projects less for the heartthrob male lead potential and more for the creativity and storytelling as this drama sounds like the kind that viewers will enjoy watching as South Koreans hate work place misdeeds and enjoy seeing justice served. Continue reading

OCN Supernatural Thriller The Guest Premieres to Solid Ratings for Effective Scary Story and Cinematic Visuals

The newly premiered OCN Wed-Thurs drama The Guest (or Hand: The Guest) feels like it came one month late. It should have premiered in August during the traditional lunar new year ghost month because it is hella creepy and thoroughly … Continue reading

OCN Supernatural Thriller Hand: The Guest Confirms Cast of Kim Jae Wook, Kim Dong Wook, and Jung Eun Chae

The drama with one of the worst sounding titles is off to start with one of the best casts around, insofar as it makes for somewhat of a Coffee Prince reunion. OCN religious and supernatural themed police thriller Hand: The … Continue reading