Screenwriter Kim Eun Sook Confirms Next K-drama Mr. Sunshine Set in Early 1900’s Korea

I’ve been eager awaiting what ratings queen screenwriter Kim Eun Sook has in store for her next K-drama after her last fantastic foray with Goblin. I love how hardworking she is, always following up quickly lest the iron heat of popularity cools down from her last drama. She’s confirmed that time and genre of her upcoming K-drama – it’s tentatively called Mr. Sunshine and is set in Korea around 1905, quite a specific time period which is very late Joseon era but prior to the Japanese colonial occupation. Kim Eun Sook says that the time period is rarely portrayed in television or movies and doesn’t have strong symbolic elements so she’s tackling something that hasn’t really been done before. Mr. Sunshine is scheduled to film later this year for a spring 2018 premiere, and she will be working with PD Lee Eun Bok again who directed her Descendants of the Sun and Goblin. 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