Shin Hye Sun and Kim Jung Hyun are Opposites Attract(?) in New Posters for tvN Drama Queen Cheorin

I liked the premise of C-drama Go Princess Go better than the execution, because goodness was it so low rent it was basically rent-a-costume with whatever haphazard acting could be summoned up for the plot. But the “what if” was so fun to ponder – a modern day playboy male transported in soul back to the past into the body of a royal princess. In the K-drama version tvN drama Queen Cheorin (Mr. Queen), female lead Shin Hye Sun has all the boyish/manly affects down but still charms with the bright personality, because a dude can also be funny, playful, and eccentric. The straight man is played by Kim Jung Hyun as her husband the King and also as an imbecile puppet by day and secret avenger by night. That his secret is less shocking than hers is even funnier. The second set of official drama posters are just as good as the first, showing the two different tableaus of the oddly married who just seem like they could be in a bromance if they knew everything about each other.

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Shin Hye Sun, Kim Jung Hyun, Bae Jong Ok, and Kim Tae Woo Confirmed for Comedy Sageuk Drama Queen Cheorin

I’ve long thought the ridiculously low budget and slap stick period Chinese drama Go Princess Go was perfect for a K-drama version and could be done so much better. I don’t think the upcoming sageuk drama Queen Cheorin is announced … Continue reading

MBC Mon-Tues Romance Drama Dinner Mate Premieres to 4.8%, 6.1% Ratings with All the Hallmarks of Classic Boy Meets Girl Hijinks and Cuteness

My Monday picked up majorly and a new 8-week addiction has formed. MBC premiered new Mon-Tues drama Dinner Mate (Shall We Have Dinner Together) and it’s basically tailored made to hit every one of my rom-com happy nodes. There’s handsome … Continue reading

Cheeky Smiles and Coordinating Outfits at the Press Conference for Crash Landing on You with Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin

This weekend is the landing of Crash Landing on You, and we’ll see then if it reaches an audience thirsty for gorgeously filmed romance or lands like a thud for the farfetched set up. I think it’s the former, so … Continue reading

Screenwriter Park Ji Eun’s Upcoming Crash Landing on You Official Poster Criticized for Looking Too Much Like Her You From Another Star

If you have four leads, two men and two women, and it’s a glossy high profile drama, it probably would be best to avoid in any way shape or form other high profile drama work product. But this one is … Continue reading

Hyun Bin, Son Ye Jin, Kim Jung Hyun, and Seo Ji Hye Vogue Beautifully in New Stills for tvN Drama Crashing Landing on You

It’s funny that I just finished watching the final two episodes of When the Camellia Blooms before seeing the new drama character stills for the four leads of Crash Landing on You. Camellia has its limitations that prevent it from … Continue reading

Script Reading Stills for tvN Romance Drama Love’s Emergency Landing with Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin

Oh man, I can’t believe it’s already take off time for upcoming tvN drama Love’s Emergency Landing (Crash Landed Love). I hope/pray the drama doesn’t ever end up reflecting it’s title, what with any crash landings on ratings or expectations … Continue reading