Taecyeon and Kim Hye Yoon Sparkle with Comedic Chemistry in New Posters and Preview for tvN Sageuk Inspector Joy

Every time I see the title of tvN sageuk Inspector Joy I read it as Inspector Gadget which totally dates me but ah those were the idyllic times of after school cartoons. A good hearted bumbling inspector is what I also expect from this sageuk which combines Taecyeon as the titular inspector and Kim Hye Yoon as a woman named Jo Yi who thinks and acts ahead of her time. I do worry a small minority crazy Korean male viewers will be offended at this Joseon era feminist who married young and is seeking to divorce her ne’er-do-well husband but it’s a great reversal of sageuk trope with the capable at her job female and the not suited for his job male. I tease that Taec is going to comedic overkill us out of the sageuk mood but honestly a drama that skews towards hijinks could work better with his rubbery myriad of befuddled expressions to come. I do love the two new drama posters, so charming and colorful and the one on top is a new visual I’ve not seen before used in a K-drama poster.

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Taecyeon Prepares for Impending Job Death After Receiving His Imperial Summons in New Drama Teaser for Inspector Joy

Okay, this could actually work, because it’s a sageuk that’s definitely not trying to be on the traditional path. And that non-traditional element allows male lead Taecyeon, who is beyond modern man in the vibe he gives off and lacks … Continue reading

Taecyeon and Kim Hye Yoon Unflappable in a Changing Joseon World in First Teasers for tvN Sageuk Drama Secret Royal Inspector and Jo Yi

Remember when I said the upcoming fall/winter season was going to be sageuk Heaven? It’s coming fast and furious – we have Lovers of the Red Sky airing, then comes The King’s Affection (Yeonmo) in October, followed by The Red … Continue reading

K-netizens Share More Great Future Pairings of Actor and Actress They Want to See Together in a Drama Including Park Bo Gum-Kim Ji Won, Park Seo Joon-Jung Yumi, and Kim Sun Ho-Seo Hyun Jin

The K-netizens GIF abilities and great pairing intuition once again delivers a treat for the eyes and food for thought. A new post circulating shares more potential K-drama pairings, mostly modern drama styles, that the netizens think need to work … Continue reading

jTBC Releases New Statement Denying Snowdrop is Pro-Conservative Regime Crackdown on Student Democracy Protests of 1987, Says its About Election But Will Change Female Lead’s Name

jTBC is on the defensive but not backing down to the netizen furor over its upcoming drama Snowdrop, which let us all agree on hasn’t aired yet so what the drama is fully about no one knows other than the … Continue reading

Park Hae Jin Wins the 2020 MBC Drama Award Daesang for Kkondae Intern in Socially Distanced Ceremony

I searched and there are no pictures of the actors and actresses attending the 2020 MBC Drama Awards with their face masks off so kudos for the production really sticking with proper protective gear and social distancing. Everyone even wore … Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun Takes Home the Acting Category Daesang at the 2020 Asia Artist Awards with Lots of Popular Stars Attending

I had heard the 2020 Asia Artist Awards may be postponed due to COVID-19 increasing in South Korea but it went on this weekend, without an audience but actually really nice to see many popular stars taking the time to … Continue reading

2020 Asia Artist Awards Release Star Studded Attendees Including Kim Soo Hyun, Lee Jun Ki, Lee Jung Jae, Lee Sung Kyung, Seo Ye Ji and Many More

I figured the awards circuit was going to be toast this fall season but the upcoming 2020 Asia Artist Awards held on November 25th will certainly be worth checking out. The awards body released the names of the expected actor … Continue reading

jTBC Drama Snowdrop Confirms Full Cast and Reveals Drama is a Love Story Between Leads Jung Hae In and Jisoo Set in 1987

Woah, I was not expecting what I just read about this drama and it’s certainly going to be interesting. jTBC has released the official confirmation of the full cast of upcoming highly anticipated 2021 drama Snowdrop from the PD and … Continue reading