Han Ji Min and Nam Joo Hyuk Cast as Leads in 2019 Fantasy Romance K-drama Brilliant

Now this is a pairing that I’m sure no one has ever asked for and really couldn’t come at a worse time. Han Ji Min is currently wowing my socks off in her powerful and caring role in tvN drama Knowing Wife (Familiar Wife) and before the shine is even off she goes and signs on to a problematic male lead pairing. Her next male lead is going to be Nam Joo Hyuk, experiece and ability-wise such a step down from current male lead Ji Sung, in a fantasy drama called Brilliant (or Dazzling or Blindingly Bright). She plays a 25-year old woman who suddenly loses the rest of her time and becomes an old woman, to be played by Kim Hye Ja, and crosses paths with a 26 year old young man given all the time in the world and wastes it living a useless existence. The drama comes from the PD of I Live in Cheondamdong and will be fully pre-produced to air in early January 2019. Continue reading

Filming Starts on the Kim Hye Ja Lead Female-centric K-drama Unkind Women

Those bemoaning that the K-drama landscape is a wasteland of no good roles and stories for women might have be seeing a shining beacon of hope soon. Filming is underway for the upcoming Wed-Thurs KBS drama called Unkind Women which … Continue reading