Ahn Bo Hyun in Talks to Join Kim Go Eun for K-drama Yumi’s Cells

K-actor Ahn Bo Hyun is on the cusp of transitioning from second male lead to male lead and after his last I think he’s ready for it. He was excellent in Kairos, of course overshadowed by Shin Sung Rok‘s powerhouse but Ahn Bo Hyun did show me he’s got charisma which I didn’t think he had in prior dramas. Kim Go Eun is already confirmed as the female lead for Yumi’s Cells as the titular Yumi with the drama being told from the perspective of her “cells” and her world as an ordinary office lady in her 30’s. The drama is billed as light and heartwarming with the PD of Knowing Wife and Shopping King Louie and the script a joint writing effort with the screenwriter of Memories of Alhambra and W: Two Worlds and the writer of Find Me in Your Memory. The drama is slated for the latter half of 2021 airing.

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Past and Present is Rewritten in Final Episode 16 of The King: Eternal Monarch Ending with 5.8%, 8.1% Ratings

It’s weird how time tempers disappointment. I’ll likely remember The King: Eternal Monarch fondly now that it’s over, the earlier episodes were just so inexplicably terrible and made for drastic expectation rewritting but as the episodes went on I settled … Continue reading

The King: Eternal Monarch Releases Cheerful Energetic BTS Stills Ahead of Friday’s Final Episode 16

If I were still activity recapping I probably would not have the energy to continue on with The King: Eternal Monarch. Needing to describe every scene with a prelude and my thoughts after would only amplify all the problems and … Continue reading

Kim Go Eun and Jung Eun Chae’s Dopplegangers Get Screentime in New Stills for Episode 11 of The King: Eternal Monarch

I do get the fans of The King: Eternal Monarch saying the drama has a lot of interesting elements and mysteries to unpack, that’s not untrue except the delivery is terrible and there hasn’t been any unpacking to properly build … Continue reading

Production Highlights Lee Min Ho and Kim Go Eun’s Romance in New Stills for The King: Eternal Monarch Heading into Second Half Run

This week feels like it will be an inflection point in the airing of SBS Fri-Sat drama The King: Eternal Monarch. It’s ratings are what it is, currently averaging 8.7% AGB nationwide through the first 8 episodes which is undoubtedly … Continue reading

The Cast of The King: Eternal Monarch are Chummy and Chill in Netflix Promotional Stills

I came across this week Netflix promotional stills featuring the cast of K-drama The King: Eternal Monarch. The drama is streaming an hour after it airs on SBS every Fri-Sat so that’s fast consumption for online and international viewers. I … Continue reading

Yoona, Lee Seung Gi, and Suzy Take Part in Thanks Challenge Showing Gratitude for First Responders in Covid-19 Crisis

K-ent has a new picture challenge and in 24-hours tons of famous stars have participated sincerely by posting really low key every day backdrop pictures to support medical professional first responders facing the COVID-19 crisis. It’s called the Thanks Challenge … Continue reading

The King: Eternal Monarch Mired in Eternal Single Digit Ratings as Episode 5 Brings in 7.6% and 8.6% Even with a Random Kiss Scene

I…..am at loss for words. Like, how is it possible that The King: Eternal Monarch is written by Kim Eun Sook. I have watched EVERY SINGLE drama she has written and I’m not even talking about her recent year trendy … Continue reading