Sageuk Moon Rising Over the River Confirms Cast of Kim So Hyun, Ji Soo, Lee Ji Hoon, and Choi Yu Hwa with Guest Appearance by Kang Ha Neul

This is going to be a large scale sageuk so it’s reassuring to have the main cast confirmed this year. The drama Moon Rising Over the River has settled on it’s main cast and one high profile special appearance. Ji Soo and Kim So Hyun will play the leads Princess Pyeonggang and the fool Ondal, with Lee Ji Hoon and Choi Yu Hwa as the second leads. Original Ondal role selection Kang Ha Neul declined due to scheduling conflicts but will be making a special guest appearance playing Ondal’s father. His role will not be just one or two scenes and likely span a few episodes during the usual childhood portions of the traditional sageuk. The drama is scheduled for 2021 airing with the PD of Saimdang, Bride of the Century, Tamra the Island, and Taewang Sasingi with the screenwriter of Woman of 9.9 Billion, White Nights, Temptation, Dr. Jin, Road No. 1, and Time Between Dog and Wolf.

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MBC Mon-Tues Drama Dinner Mate with Song Seung Heon and Seo Ji Hye is a Satisfying Emotional Meal Midway Through Airing

It’s the midway point for K-drama Dinner Mate (Shall We Have Dinner Together) and I’ve been watching intently but haven’t felt the urge to write it about until now. That’s probably because each episode feels like a bite, or perhaps … Continue reading

Son Na Eun and Lee Ji Hoon Join the Cast of Shall We Have Dinner Together with Song Seung Heon and Seo Ji Hye

Well this is certainly a good looking foursome cast. The production team for the drama adaptation of romance webtoon Shall We Have Dinner Together has found their second leads, with Son Na Eun and Lee Ji Hoon joining the dinner … Continue reading

KBS Drama Your House Helper Looks Like a Bougie Brunch in Drama Posters and Previews

K-dramas are being preempted starting this week left and right on the prime time channels due to World Cup coverage. That means new KBS Wed-Thurs drama Your House Helper won’t premiere this week despite predecessor Suits wrapping up past week, … 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

First Look at IU and the Cast of Weekend Drama The Best Lee Soon Shin

The first stills of the upcoming weekend K-drama The Best Lee Soon Shin are out. The drama is scheduled to premiere on March 9th taking over the time slot from the ratings juggernaut My Daughter Seo Young so this sounds … Continue reading