SBS Drama Nothing to Lose Becomes Judge vs Judge and Ready For Wed Premiere

I feel like SBS Wed-Thurs dramas just blended together as the newly arriving one formerly known as Nothing to Lose but now has the English title of Judge vs. Judge is straight up a continuation of predecessor drama While You Were Sleeping, minus the fantasy element of dreaming about the future. There’s the judicial bench, crimes to be prosecuted, and everyone dressing in snazzy legal outfits. Starring Yeon Woo Jin and Park Eun Bin as the leads both playing young judges on the Korean court, he’s the methodical brainy one and she’s the fiery klutzy one, fitting the usual opposites attract setup of K-dramas but at least no neither is super rich or dirt poor. The above poster looks nice but the two below showing the cast in court are too awful for words. While You Were Sleeping was an unmitigated ratings disappointment for the network vis-a-vis the hype and star power so who knows maybe Judge vs. Judge will rustle up more ratings. Continue reading

K-stars Descend on the Red Carpet of the 2017 Busan International Film Festival

If there is just one fashion slayer on the red carpet for a Korean entertainment event then I’m a happy camper, even better if it happens to be one of my beloveds. The opening night of the 2017 Busan International … Continue reading

Legendary Screenwriter Kim Soo Hyun’s Next SBS Weekend Drama is the 70-episode Yes That’s How It Is

The return to television of famed screenwriter Kim Soo Hyun is going to happen in a big way, or more aptly in a long way. Kim Soo Hyun’s upcoming SBS weekend drama Yes That’s How It Is will be airing … Continue reading

The Throne Selected as the Official Korean Movie Submission for the Best Foreign Picture Oscar

For a group┬áthat just filmed a real life historical tragedy of operatic proportions, the cast of upcoming sageuk movie The Throne (Sado) continue to look positively glowing and happy while doing promotions for the movie. Clearly everyone really got along, … Continue reading

The Throne with Yoo Ah In and Song Kang Ho Looks Intense and Riveting in Full Movie Trailer and Stills

September 15th will see the premiere of intense sageuk film The Throne (Korean title Sado), which might end up dethroning the current number 1 movie at the Korean box office by the same leading man. Yoo Ah In‘s cops-and-robbers thriller … Continue reading

Jeon Ji Hyun, Lee Jung Jae, and Ha Jung Woo Hit the Red Carpet for Action Flick The Assassination

Just because Jeon Ji Hyun did one mega hit K-drama without any indication she’s planning anymore small screen forays doesn’t mean she’s not acting. She’s just back to her day job is all, being one of the biggest K-actress movie … Continue reading

Hotel King with Lee Da Hae and Lee Dong Wook Release Script Reading Stills

The cast of the sprawling weekend K-drama Hotel King held its first script reading recently and MBC released the stills to the masses dying for the reunion drama between Lee Da Hae and Lee Dong Wook. Let’s not kid ourselves, … Continue reading