Script Reading Stills For Answer Me PD’s Next Drama Wise Prison Life with Jung Kyung Ho, Park Hae Soo, and Krystal

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There seems to be a mild surge in prison or prisoner K-dramas in the last two years, I recall Bad Guys and Defendant and now the Answer Me series PD Shin Won Ho is jumping into the fray with Wise Prison Life (Smart Prison Living). As the title suggests, the drama centers around the lives of the prisoners and the prison staff, a male character centric work with the female cast being supporting characters. PD Shin has selected solid actors Jung Kyung Ho and Park Hae Soo the headline, and the casting of idol-actress Krystal as the female lead garnered the understandable headlines this week. This will be PD Shin’s first K-drama outside of the Answer Me series so it remains to be seen if his humanistic touch translates over to the darker world of prison life, and also whether the viewers will tune in for a story not about the dated era daily lives of relatable South Koreans. Continue reading

Nam Joo Hyuk Trades in Laughable Fantasy for Modern Good Looks in New Stills and Preview for Bride of the Water God

Nam Joo Hyuk was one of those who made it out alright in the hot mess K-drama Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo, looking a dash more modern as the 13th prince but still suitably decked out. He should be the … Continue reading

Bride of the Water God Releases Moody Drama Poster Contrasting with Slapstick Episode 1 Preview

Talk about whiplash in moods as the first group drama poster for Bride of the Water God arrives followed by a completely different tonal one for the episode 1 preview teaser. It’s like the static posing of the cast promises … Continue reading

C-netizens Vote for Top 10 Asian Beauty Poll with Gao Yuan Yuan and Yoona Leading Off the First and Second Place Spots

It’s equal parts Chinese and Korean starlets when it comes to what the Chinese netizens think are the top echelons of Asian beauty. A Baidu poll this month voted by Chinese netizens ranking the Top 10 Asian Beauty is a … Continue reading

Nam Joo Hyuk and Shin Se Kyung Lead Cast Script Reading for Bride of the Water God

The upcoming K-drama adaptation of manhwa Bride of the Water God has many unknown elements from cast to narrative conversion from period fantasy to modern times. It’s the kind of unknowns that have sunk many a K-drama in the past … Continue reading

School-aged Pictures of Popular Hallyu K-actresses Show the Before and After

I did a post awhile back on the school age before and after pictures of Korea’s male stars. It’s time for the ladies counterpart post and who better to top it off than the three renowned prettiest actresses in Korea. … Continue reading

Yoona and Kim Soo Hyun Top the Vlinkage 2016 Most Popular Korean Male and Female Star List in China

After releasing the list of current most popular K-dramas in China, polling site Vlinkage is back with the Top 30 list of most popular Korean male and female stars, respectively. Some are long time regulars on any Korean star popularity … Continue reading