Song Joong Ki and the Production Team of K-movie Bogota to Stop Filming and Leave Colombia Due to COVID-19 Concerns

This is a smart and right decision but I’m surprised it took so long. The production team of South Korean thriller movie Bogota have been in, well, Bogota, Colombia for the past few weeks doing overseas filming. Male lead Song Joong Ki and supporting lead Lee Hee Joon are there among a large group of other actors and filming production staff. Today the production team announced a halt to all filming and the entire South Korean staff will be evacuating to return home, due to COVID-19 concerns. There were plenty of local Colombian staff and actors as well and those people will await for a re-scheduling of the remainder of the overseas filming. I think the entire world is now at a point where everyone is taking it seriously and going home is the prudent decision. Continue reading

2016 Year End Awards Roundup From Big Three Networks Capped Off Drama Year

The 2016 year end K-drama awards for the big three networks came and went last weekend, smack dab in the middle of me heading off for my trans-pacific flight, taking said long flight, traveling back home from long flight, and … Continue reading

Lee Min Ho’s Conmen Trio Plot Their Next Target in New Stills for Episode 7 of Legend of the Blue Sea

The high quality raw ingredients are there so it’s even more frustrating that screenwriter Park Ji Eun isn’t doing more with the scoundrel conmen trio of her leads in Legend of the Blue Sea. There are moments of brilliance such … Continue reading

Jeon Ji Hyun and Lee Min Ho Attend Press Conference for Legend of the Blue Sea Premiering Wednesday

It’s T-minus one day before the arrival of high profile and highly anticipated fantasy K-drama Legend of the Blue Sea. Unless one has been living in a cave the last few months it’s no surprise that You From Another Star … Continue reading

SBS Fills Out Supporting Cast for Lee Min Ho and Jeon Ji Hyun’s Mermaid Drama Legend of the Blue Sea

From the rumors to the confirmation of casting, upcoming SBS fantasy drama Legend of the Blue Sea is taking actual shape and form unlike the mystical mermaid at the center of the tale. The drama has the one-two-three punch of … Continue reading

Competing Neuro-medical Dramas: Beautiful Mind with Jang Hyuk and Lee Hee Joon Up Against Doctors with Park Shin Hye and Kim Rae Won

Casting matters a big deal not just in assembling certain audience favorites onscreen, but it also makes a big difference in setting the mood for the drama or movie. For example, the exact same storyboard may suddenly look different if … Continue reading