jTBC Signs Go Ara, L, and Sung Dong Il for Legal Drama Miss Hammurabi

Looks like cable network jTBC is also jumping on the legal drama trend, as if there wasn’t a surfeit of such dramas over in the big three networks already. jTBC has picked up the K-drama adaptation of novel Miss Hammurabi chronicling the judicial legal profession. Sounds a lot like Nothing to Lose (Judge v. Judge) where all the leads are judges. The drama has confirmed the casting of Go Ara, Infinite‘s L (Kim Myung Soo), and veteran Sung Dong Il, with the drama being pre-produced with a scheduled airing in May. I remained very disappointed with Go Ara especially after Black, where even Song Seung Heon showed vast improvement and she was firmly rooted in basic acting expressions 101. Having her play a passionate idealistic judge in Miss Hammurabi sounds like a recipe for eager overacting, not to mention L is way to baby-faced to convincingly pull off a judge as well. Poor Sung Dong Il seems like the lone firm leg in this three-legged casting stool. Continue reading

Yoo Seung Ho and L Look Like Inverted Twins in Matching Outfits at Wrap Party for Ruler: Master of the Mask

And it’s a wrap for the young and successful drama cast of the MBC sageuk Ruler: Master of the Mask, with the run scheduled to end next week and the production already ahead of the usual live filming schedule were … Continue reading

Yoo Seung Ho and Kim So Hyun Exude Intensity in 3rd Preview for Ruler: Master of the Mask

Recently premiered MBC Wed-Thurs drama Radiant Office has been less than successful in ratings, and frankly audience feedback hasn’t been positive either. Not sure what’s not working since I’m not watching but I’m definitely keen to usher it off and … Continue reading