Choi Kang Hee and Kwon Sang Woo for Upcoming KBS Wed-Thurs Detective Drama Mystery Queen

There are some actors or actresses that elicit a meh response whenever I hear they are cast in a drama or movie. Choi Kang Hee is one of them and honestly it’s not because she’s a bad actress. It’s due to her owning the quirky field and being so hard to cast right, I loved her in Protect the Boss and that’s about it. With that said, this sounds like a really promising casting of her in the upcoming KBS Wed-Thurs drama Mystery Queen. She plays a girl who grew up loving mystery novels but ended up living an ordinary housewife life, but armed with a lifetime of deductive reasoning skills that she puts to use when she starts to assist a hardworking detective in cracking his cases. This actually sounds more J-dorama set up than the usual K-dramas but I love the housewife Sherlock Holmes set up and think Choi Kang Hee would be perfect for the role. Mystery Queen takes over in late March from Chief Kim. Continue reading

Guest Stars and Supporting Characters Shine in Goblin as the Drama Integrates All Characters Seamlessly

Everything feels connected in Goblin in ways both substantive and logical within its fantasy narrative. Supporting characters tug at the heartstrings or make one seethe with anger, and guest starring roles are memorable and meaningful. The leads have the lions … Continue reading