It’s Okay to Not be Okay, Kim Soo Hyun, and Seo Ye Ji Remain Top of the Good Data Top 10 Online Search for the 4th Week of June 2020

One drama is no surprise to stay hot on the search list but another keeps jumping around like a hot potato. The 4th week of June 2020 is done and staying most searched in K-drama key words as compiled by Good Data is tvN weekend drama It’s Okay to Not be Okay. Second is weekend drama Once Again with SBS Fri-Sat drama Backstreet Rookie rounding out the third spot. On the actor/actress name side, its Kim Soo Hyun and Seo Ye Ji in the one-two spot and a surprise vault up right below them is Kim Yoo Jung in third place. I say surprising because she wasn’t even on the top 10 last week and even more surprising was that her BR costar Ji Chang Wook was in that spot but this week he’s dropped off the top 10 entirely. She must’ve had a very talkworthy performance in last week’s BR episodes for sure.

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Kim Yoo Jung the First Pick of Netizens for Female Lead of Sageuk Drama Hong Chun Gi with Ahn Hyo Seob by the Writer of The Moon Embraces the Sun

I always felt that Han Ga In was not right for the female lead role in hit sageuk The Moon Embraces the Sun, the age gap with Kim Soo Hyun, her acting limitations (he was acting circles around her), and … Continue reading

Kim Yoo Jung and Ji Chang Wook Turn Convenience Store Drudgery into Romance in New Stills for SBS Drama Backstreet Rookie

I’ll say that if upcoming SBS Fri-Sat drama Backstreet Rookie is at least good then it’s already a winner. The expectations are low and this is a low budget drama anyways, at least compared to its time slot predecessor world … Continue reading

Kim Yoo Jung and Ji Chang Wook Partner Up to Take on the Convenience Store World in Posters and Preview for Backstreet Rookie

It’s an extra week wait for the arrival of next SBS Fri-Sat drama Backstreet Rookie, dropping now on June 19th. That’s ok, get things buttoned down and more time can be used to prep better. The drama released the official … Continue reading

Looking Ahead to Second Half of 2020 Dramas and Movies with Kim Soo Hyun, Park Seo Joon, IU, Suzy, Park Bo Gum and More

I did a happy clap when I saw the script reading pictures for IU and Park Seo Joon for Dream, their upcoming movie from the director of Extreme Jobs. Both are coming off highly successful last projects and collaborating with … Continue reading

Character Stills Showcases the Convenience Store Mood for SBS Drama Backstreet Rookie with Ji Chang Wook and Kim Yoo Jung

Ok, I feel more relieved just by seeing Kim Yoo Jung‘s character still for SBS drama Backstreet Rookie (Convenience Store Morning Star) because the original webtoon uncomfortably sexualized the female lead character. Her character still in the new batch released … Continue reading

Kim Yoo Jung is in Charge as the Backstreet Rookie Opposite Bumbling Ji Chang Wook in First Drama Teaser

The first teaser is out for upcoming SBS Fri-Sat drama Backstreet Rookie (Korean title Convenience Store Morning Star or Convenience Store Saet Byul) and I find nothing bad about it which is a huge relief because this entire project felt … Continue reading

Ji Chang Wook and Kim Yoo Jung Headline Script Reading for SBS Drama Convenience Store Morning Star

Right now SBS isn’t having the Fri-Sat night drama reception and ratings it was expecting with fantasy epic drama The King: Eternal Monarch. That doesn’t help the successor drama taking over that time slot in June with Convenience Store Morning … Continue reading

Filming Starts for K-drama Convenience Store Morning Star with Ji Chang Wook, Kim Yoo Jung, and Han Sun Hwa

South Korean drama filming continues (carefully) during the coronavirus era and fans spotted the leads of upcoming SBS drama Convenience Store Morning Star on the streets of Seoul filming. Ji Chang Wook and Kim Yoo Jung were in character as … Continue reading