Kim So Hyun and Yook Sung Jae From School 2015 Reunite for Hazzys Accessories CF Campaign

I’ve only written about Nam Joo Hyuk after Who Are You: School 2015 for two reasons, the first being that he’s going on to do more drama roles and that’s the topic I cover, and the other being that he’s not as wooden or awful as the shipping wars incessantly ragged on him. With that said, School 2015 second male lead Yook Sung Jae clearly out acted Nam Joo Hyuk, a natural at acting with a fantastic lively onscreen presence. He made School 2015 such a joy to watch, especially with his fun interactions with female lead Kim So Hyun. Perhaps that’s why the shipping wars took over the School 2015 discussion, but even if I liked Yook Sun Jae’s performance and character more the whole debate just seemed so premature and pointless.

Who cares which guy the leading lady liked, the whole crew is in high school and nothing will last even in fictional drama land at that age. Just have fun would have been my preference and was definitely the approach I took when watching that drama. With that said, it would be fantastic if Yook Sung Jae got to act with Kim So Hyun again, but wait a few years until she’s older so they can do a proper young romance story for me. Until then, accessories brand Hazzys has reunited them for an ad campaign with the first picture giving a glimpse of what that might look like. Other than their very severe expressions, love the full body back hug with a side of attitude. Continue reading

KBS Releases Script Reading Stills for Upcoming Dramas Producer and School 2015

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Ready or not, two new K-dramas are coming and both share the common thread of starting filming recently and being produced by KBS. The network kicks the new week into gear by releasing script reading pictures from both dramas. The … Continue reading

Drama Script Reading Double Dose: The Girl Who Sees Smells and Splendid Politics

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With winter wrapping up, spring-like warm weather is a-coming and so are two new prime time K-dramas. To save me the hassle of doing separate posts on them, MBC‘s upcoming 50-episode long sageuk Splendid Politics (Hwajung) held its first cast … Continue reading

The Current Crop of Korean Child Actors Grow Up Talented and Thriving

Precocious and preternaturally talented child actors appears to be a dime a dozen in the world of K-dramas, in breadth and depth easily surpassing the other Asian countries and their stable of kid actors. In the modern era of K-dramas … Continue reading

The Suspicious Housekeeper Looks Intriguing as the Remake of Monster Hit Kaisefu no Mita

There aren’t that many Korean drama remakes of J-doramas, and vice-versa. Sometimes both crib from the same source material, but direct remakes don’t happen often. I chalk that up to the drama storytelling style being very different in the two … Continue reading