Kim Soo Hyun and Cha Seung Won Strike Up a Deal in First Teaser and Poster for Coupang Play K-drama One Ordinary Day

Oh wow, this one snuck up on me in terms of a surprise teaser drop but it just made it more exciting to get this unexpected treat. Upcoming Coupang Play legal thriller drama One Ordinary Day (formerly known as That Night) starring Kim Soo Hyun and Cha Seung Won is officially on the promo radar as the first teaser poster above and short teaser preview dropped this week. This teaser packed a punch in two ways, the visually striking mood and how transformative Cha Seung Won looks as the street lawyer hired to defend Kim Soo Hyun who is a college student accused of murdering a young woman. It’s clear this isn’t a feel good “innocent man gets righteously exonerated” clean cut type of K-drama take on the legal system, it’s adapted from the BBC drama Criminal Justice so expect a lot of grey areas and uncomfortable takes. Directing is the PD of The Fiery Priest and Backstreet Rookie with the writer of The Royal Gambler, Goddess of Fire, and Warrior Baek Dong Soo.

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K-variety Program Discusses the Highest Net Worth Korean Celebrities with Jeon Ji Hyun, Kim Soo Hyun, and Yoo Jae Suk Ranked Top Three

Well this is a way for fraudsters to know who to target, lol. K-ent program Entertainment Company Live this weekend had a segment discussing the highest net worth individuals in the industry. This comes from a combination of salary for … Continue reading

K-ent Industry Focus on the Return of the Big Three Young Actors Kim Soo Hyun, Lee Jong Seok, and Lee Min Ho in Late 2021/Early 2022 K-dramas

The summer wave is over and now K-ent is turning its eyes to a trio of stalwart buzz makers. Whether each brings in actual ratings is only part of the picture, each also generates copious media coverage, online fan buzz, … Continue reading

Park Seo Joon Lead the Industry Insider Casting Number 1 Choice of Male Lead, Followed by Gong Yoo and then Hyun Bin

The competition to be the most sought after K-actor in casting calls is intense and this week K-ent industry insiders shared their view in an article on which actors are currently the most coveted among industry casting agents. Casting agents … Continue reading

K-ent Reports that Kim Soo Hyun Sets New Record in K-drama Pay for One Ordinary Day, Female Actresses Remain Woefully Underpaid Compared to Actors

Another year another record I guess, and once again the headliner is top Hallyu actor Kim Soo Hyun. For his starring role in the upcoming drama One Ordinary Day (That Night), he is reportedly paid $500 million won per episode, … Continue reading

Pick Your Favorite K-drama Male and Female Lead Height Differential When it Comes to Swoony Romance Visuals

Thanks to the expertise of K-netizens we have another fun “pick your fave” topic – height differential. K-drama casting probably doesn’t take it into account but as viewers it’s definitely something that adds or detracts from the watch experience. I … Continue reading

K-netizens Assemble the Perfect GIF Set of Actors Suitable to Play the Male Lead in Highly Anticipated K-drama Adaptation of Novel The Youngest Son of Sunyang

I’m sure the final casting will NOT be one of these talented and charismatic male actors but one can wish, along with appreciating the GIF and selection talents of K-netizens. The novel The Youngest Son of Sunyang (also called The … Continue reading

Park Seo Joon Tops the Actor/Actress Group in the 2021 Forbes Power Celebrity List for South Korea

The Forbes 2021 ranking of Power Celebrity is out for South Korean entertainment and it includes not just actors and actresses but all celebrities including sports stars and MCs. This remains more a snapshot of who had popular/breakout/buzzyworthy projects in … Continue reading

2021 Baeksang Award Nominations are Out with a Murderers Row of Nominees in the Drama Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor Categories

The 2021 Baeksang Arts Award nominations came out five days ago but I didn’t have a chance to write about it since the news was overshadowed by the hullabaloo that was the production of MBC drama Time and things surrounding … Continue reading

Netizens Revisit Two Iconic K-dramas Cinderella Unni and Will it Snow for Christmas, Considered Lifetime Works for the First 4 Episodes Before Falling Apart

When I saw this post circulating among K-netizens it was such a walk down memory lane. Both dramas aired in 2010 and then it felt like such hope for the new creative and emotional heights for K-dramas in the start … Continue reading