Hong Sister’s tvN Drama Hwayugi Adds Interesting Supporting Ladies Bora, Lee Se Young, and Lee El

A trio of very different but interesting in their own way K-actresses have signed on to upcoming tvN fantasy drama Hwayugi penned by the Hong Sisters. Former idol turned actress Bora (Yoon Bo Ra) is slated to take a supporting role, in a character not based from one in the Chinese classic Journey to the West which is the basis for Hwayugi. Lee El continues her fantasy drama streak by joining Hwayugi, her third in a row after doing Goblin and now grim reaper police drama Black. Her character will be the secretary to a top entertainment agency president, though in the drama he is also the modern day incarnation of the Bull Demon King. And lastly Lee Se Young is also in talks to join Hwayugi, going back to a supporting role in a more high profile drama after being the female lead in KBS drama The Big Hit. These three ladies will be joining Lee Seung Gi, Cha Seung Won, Oh Yeon Seo, Lee Hong Ki, and Jang Kwang, all of whom play characters based on the famous Journey to the West demons plus monk. Continue reading

Park Bo Gum and Park Bo Young Take Home Best Drama Acting Prize at 2017 Seoul Drama Awards

It’s already the 12th annual Seoul Drama Awards, one of the lesser known of the many awards ceremonies Korea comes up with to laud its own creativity and prowess but this time it’s so lackluster to the point I think … Continue reading