Choi Kang Hee and Kwon Sang Woo Partner Up to Solve Crime in Mystery Queen Premiering Wednesday

KBS had a hit in the last Wed-Thurs drama with Chief Kim which ended last week, but it’s less certain that this week’s new arrival Mystery Queen can replicate the success. I’m actually really interested in the offbeat Mystery Queen even with nary a main cast member that’s a fave of mine. I just like the dramatic throwback movie posters released last week, and this week came a modern buddy cop movie inspired one with tough guy Kwon Sang Woo looking determined and exasperated followed by hippie housewife detective Choi Kang Hee pulling a cart of groceries. I don’t even need this drama to have any romance, it’ll be fun enough with character development and plenty of crossed wires hijinks. It helps that the two leads look so chipper and goofy cute at the press conference, there’s definite camaraderie there which bodes well for the onscreen chemistry. Continue reading

Popular K-stars Attended Los Angeles County Museum of Art 2016 Film Gala

Los Angeles was ground central last week for a black tie gala attended surprisingly by many many top Korean stars. The LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) held its 2016 Art Film Gala, with this year’s honorees Robert Irwin … Continue reading

Ha Ji Won, Jung Woo Sung, and Lee Min Ho Lead Star Studded Attendance at VIP Movie Premiere of Operation Chromite

It’ll be patriotism against zombies when big budget historical war movie Operation Chromite (Battle of Inchon) arrives in theaters later this week. Train-based undead action flick Train to Busan is breaking all box offices in Korean theaters since it’s wide … Continue reading

K-Actors and Actresses Glam Up the 2014 MAMA Red Carpet

I was aware that the popular Hallyu K-pop awards show MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards) took place in cosmopolitan glittering Hong Kong last week. It came to my attention when the ratings took a big noticeable dip for Pinocchio, meaning … Continue reading

Kwon Sang Woo and Choi Ji Woo Give in to Their Temptation as the Drama Switches Up the Couples

I’m thoroughly enjoying watching the SBS Mon-Tues melodrama Temptation. It’s rounded the corner from the first half of its run and narratively everything is all shaken up. Whether a particular viewer likes the way things are unfolding depends on how … Continue reading

Temptation with Kwon Sang Woo and Choi Ji Woo Entices with Dramatic Posters, Stills, and Teasers

There is nothing wrong with the upcoming SBS Mon-Tues drama Temptation, other than it’s dull as beans title as the fact that it looks dark and therefore guaranteed depressing. There might be nuggets of human nature wisdom to glean from … Continue reading

Yoon Eun Hye Passes, Lee Jung Jin Considering, and CNBlue’s Lee Jung Shin Joins Temptation

Looks like Temptation isn’t tempting enough for the lovely Yoon Eun Hye and ultimately she’s passed on the upcoming SBS drama. I keep wanting to call it a melodrama but the production hasn’t officially called it such. It’s the story … Continue reading

Choi Ji Woo Reunites with Stairway to Heaven Co-star Kwon Sang Woo in Temptation With Yoon Eun Hye Still Considering

The famous K-drama onscreen couples reunion of 2014 continues on with the totally unexpected but super awesome casting of Choi Ji Woo to reunite with her Stairway to Heaven co-star Kwon Sang Woo for the upcoming melodrama Temptation. Their reunion … Continue reading