Byun Yo Han and Kim Sa Rang Join Kim Eun Sook’s Period Romance Mr. Sunshine in Supporting Roles

I normally would tag any Kim Eun Sook drama a ratings sure thing, she’s never had a flop unlike many of her successful peers who toggle success and failure equally. Especially with her last two dramas Goblin and Descendants of the Sun runaway hits and still in the news constantly, it would seem her next drama Mr. Sunshine slated for spring 2018 has all the earmarks of another win. With that said, she’s cast A-list movie star Lee Byung Hun as the male lead in his first K-drama since the hit thriller IRIS in 2009 but his star is less than stellar in recent years due to personal negative publicity. But a drama takes more than one star to succeed or fail so Kim Eun Sook’s remaining casting selections have been quite promising with female lead Kim Tae Ri and second male lead Yoo Yeon Seok. This week Byun Yo Han joins the production followed today by news of Kim Sa Rang being cast as well. Continue reading

K-drama Viewers Polled Picked Kim Eun Sook as Favorite Screenwriter Followed by Kim Eun Hee and Noh Hee Kyung

Ranking K-drama screenwriters whether by quality or personal like is much harder than the actors and actresses that bring their narratives to life on television. Very few become household names, requiring hit after hit after hit and a longevity that … Continue reading

Goblin and Gong Yoo Lead the Nominations for the 2017 Baeksang Arts Awards

The nominations are out for the 53rd annual Baeksang Arts Awards, to be held on May 3rd in Seoul. Leading the pack on the television side of the nominations is last year’s runaway cable drama hit Goblin: The Lonely and … Continue reading

Song Joong Ki and Screenwriter Kim Eun Sook Take the 1-2 Position Atop the K-ent People Power List of 2016

Even topping this poll once is cause for congratulations so this is certainly the cherry on top of K-actor Song Joong Ki‘s crazy year of popularity to rank number 1 in the Power People List of 2016. It’s the 47th … Continue reading

Gong Yoo, Kim Go Eun, and Lee Dong Wook Sit Down with Drama Cast for Goblin Script Reading

The fantasy elements and the fantastic cast has assembled like the next generation of superheros to bring home potential ratings gold for famed screenwriter Kim Eun Sook. She was present along with PD Lee Eun Bok, who directed her Descendants … Continue reading