Kim Rae Won and Lee Da Hee Signs on for tvN Sci-fi Thriller Drama LUCA

Cable network tvN has found its leads for upcoming sci-fi thriller K-drama LUCA, which stands for Last Universal Common Ancestor which is an evolutionary theory. The drama was first offered to Ji Chang Wook who declined and is instead filming Convenience Store Morning Star. Now we have both the male and female leads confirmed and it’s Kim Rae Won paired with Lee Da Hee. Kim Rae Won plays the mysterious male lead with no memory but he holds the clues to a great evolutionary mystery while Lee Da Hee is a dogged detective looking to solve a long buried crime and gets swept up in this big conspiracy. The drama will finish casting soon and head into filming for a later in 2020 premiere.

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Kim Hye Ja and Jung Woo Sung Take Home the Drama and Movie Daesangs at the 2019 Baeksang Arts Award

The 2019 Baeksang Arts Award was actually good for once, the winners moreso than the fashion which remains an uninspiring and safe sea of black and white gowns. Veteran queen Kim Hye Ja deservingly took home the Daesang (Grand Prize) … Continue reading

jTBC Drama The Beauty Inside Wraps with Decent Acting and Disengaged Narrative

This week concluded the airing of jTBC Mon-Tues drama The Beauty Inside, an adaptation of the movie of the same name but with a gender switch and also tweaked body morphing logic. Female lead Seo Hyun Jin changes once a … Continue reading

Mystery Queen 2 Confirmed for February 2018 with Choi Kang Hee and Kwon Sang Woo Back Together Solving Crime

Fans of the quirky KBS drama Mystery Queen (Queen of Mystery) can rejoice now that all elements are confirmed for the sequel. Mystery Queen 2 is coming to KBS February 2018 taking over the Wed-Thurs time slot from currently airing … Continue reading

Joo Won Takes Home the Daesang for Yongpal at the 2015 SBS Drama Awards

The SBS 2015 Drama Awards wraps up the trio of year end big K-drama awards shows, and while network was the overall ratings winner for the year the selections for its awards were somewhat underwhelming. Joo Won took home the … Continue reading

Lee Min Ho and Moon Chae Won Lead the K-stars Attending the 19th Annual Bucheon Film Festival

This is one of the smaller film festivals in Korea but the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) actually celebrated it’s 19th year holding the event this week. Not bad for a film festival held in one of the smaller … Continue reading

2014 KBS Year End Drama Awards

Despite being the perennial prime time ratings loser in 2014, the KBS Drama Awards was heads and tails better than what MBC put on the night before in both fashion, star power, and actually awarding quality acting. Of course not every … Continue reading