Suzy and Lee Jong Seok Spotted in Seoul Filming SBS Drama While You Were Sleeping

Filming has started on upcoming SBS summer drama While You Were Sleeping, pairing up popular K-drama leads Suzy and Lee Jong Seok in a drama written by screenwriter Park Hye Ryun of Pinocchio, I Hear Your Voice, and Dream High fame. The final product can either be an expected hit thanks to the star power and track record of the screenwriter, or unable to coalesce into a consistent quality product like Suzy’s last drama Uncontrollably Fond with Kim Woo Bin and the melo drama writer queen Lee Kyung Hee. My final verdict is fondness for UF thanks to the last two episodes that pulled it all together, but that’s still leaves me wishing that the entire drama could be that good. All I want is for While You Were Sleeping to captivate from the get go like Pinocchio did for me. Suzy’s got an unflattering short choppy do for her role as the girl who dreams future events, whereas Lee Jong Seok looks more chaebol heir than police detective in the first fan snapped pictures of the leads filming on the streets of Seoul. 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

First Teaser for First Kiss for the 7th Time Brings the Hallyu Male Stars Together

The teaser is out  for the  online CF drama by Lotte Duty Free, a harmless confection of topHallyu stars and the feel good theme of an ordinary girl surrounded by 7 male specimens of confection. Lee Cho Hee is a … Continue reading

Poster and Press Conference for Lotte Duty Fee Star-packed Promo Drama First Kiss for the 7th Time

Lotte Duty Free is packaging a seven-for-one deal in terms of Hallyu stars and I find myself impressed with their ingenuity and willingness to go big. The poster is out for the brand’s tie-in web drama called First Kiss for … Continue reading

Lotte Duty Free Scripts Mini Drama with Lee Jun Ki, Lee Jong Seok, Ji Chang Wook, Park Hae Jin, Taecyeon, and Kai

Korean duty free store Lotte is cooking up a treat for all the Hallyu fans – the brand will use all it’s endorsement stars in a web drama called First Kiss For the Sixth Time. There are tons of Hallyu stars … Continue reading