Lee Bo Young in Talks for jTBC Career Woman Drama Agency Set in the Advertising World

K-actress Lee Bo Young has cultivated an enviable acting career in the last decade, arguable more popular, successful, and beloved than her first decade. Between the ratings hits, cult faves, and critically lauded performances, she just radiates this capable and deliberate vibe, like she knows exactly what she wants to act in and goes and make it happen. It’s girl power for sure and her next drama taps into that – she is in talks for the second half of 2022 jTBC drama (Ad) Agency, which can’t figure out if it wants to add the word Ad into the title or go with the pithy one word take. It’s set in the advertising world and follows the female lead as she climbs the ladders and becomes the first chief executive, so think modern day Mad Men but a lady is in charge. Less sexism and more finding ways to tap into the modern woman’s psyche and thereby her wallet in targeted ads. It sounds like a role she will suit seamlessly and I hope the drama doesn’t skew towards the makjang is all.

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Popular Dramas and High Profile Stars Like Lee Byung Hun and Son Ye Jin Lead 2018 APAN Star Award Nominations

Following behind the nominations for the Korean Drama Awards come the nominations for the 2018 APAN Star Awards which is on its 6th year now. It’s skewed towards the popular more than elite selection metrics but as always an interesting … Continue reading

The 2018 54th Baeksang Arts Awards Rolls Out the Fashion Red Carpet for Top K-stars

The fashion do’s and don’ts remain my favorite past time for awards shows, mostly because I can’t bother to care about winners that sometimes feel arbitrary or tied to popularity. The 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Arts Awards took place Thursday … Continue reading

Drama and Movie Nominees Announced for the 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Arts Awards

The 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Awards nominees are out and honestly each year I care a smidge less because I watch less of all the offerings and also the older one gets the less emotionally invested in these show affairs. … Continue reading

Ji Sung Wins the SBS Drama Awards Daesang for Defendant and Lights Up the Event with Wife Lee Bo Young

The year end 2017 SBS Drama Awards was really the Ji Sung and Lee Bo Young show, with the married acting couple basically turning the event into their own lovey dovey showcase and honestly that’s fine with me. They are … Continue reading