SBS Starts Production on Melodrama Penthouse with Kim So Yeon, Lee Ji Ah, Eugene, Eom Ki Joon, and Bong Tae Kyu

This totally looks like SBS is trying to do their own version of Sky Castle which is fine but the writing better be airtight. Casting is confirming and production heads underway for the next Mon-Tues drama Penthouse, with a clown car full of names in the cast. Starring Kim So Yeon, Lee Ji Ah, Eugene, Shin Eun Kyung, Eom Ki Joon, Bong Tae Gyu, Yoon Jong Hoon, Park Eun Seok, and Yoon Joo Hee, the drama centers around people living in the highest echelons of South Korean wealthy society and others doing what they can to climb up there and is described as a real estate and education battle between the female leads. The drama is the reunion of the screenwriter and PD of Last Empress so expect major makjang when the drama premieres in October after Do You Like Brahms?

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K-stars Finally Try Adventurous Fashion Dressing to Mixed Results at W Korea Bash for Breast Cancer Charity

This news post is a week late but it was a trying week in K-ent with the saddest star departure followed by the happiest celebrity wedding, one needs to take a deep breath and get back on track. On October … Continue reading

K-fans Happy with Coincidence of Hit Late 90’s Sitcom Soonpoong Clinic Sisters Kim So Yeon and Song Hye Kyo Marrying Drama Costars in 2017

The notalgia and serendipity feels are hitting the big time with the wedding announcement of Song Hye Kyo to Song Joong Ki, for K-drama viewers long before the Hallyu wave there is a sense of marrying off the last daughter. … Continue reading

2016 Year End Awards Roundup From Big Three Networks Capped Off Drama Year

The 2016 year end K-drama awards for the big three networks came and went last weekend, smack dab in the middle of me heading off for my trans-pacific flight, taking said long flight, traveling back home from long flight, and … Continue reading

Kim So Yeon Wins Daesang for Happy Home at 2016 Korea Drama Awards

The minor K-drama awards circuit churns on with the arrival of the 2016 Korea Drama Awards, held in connection with the Korea Drama Festival. Kim Soo Hyun finally passed the Daesang baton on, after winning last year for Producers and … Continue reading