While You Were Sleeping Wraps Filming and Scheduled for Late September Premiere on SBS

The filming work is done for high profile K-drama While You Were Sleeping as it finished production months in advance of its air date. Starring Lee Jong Seok and Suzy, the drama now gets a late September air date on SBS and will have the next three months to slickly finish post-production work. The drama is about Suzy’s character who can see the future when she dreams in her sleep and she teams up with Lee Jong Seok’s character to stop bad things from happening. I’ve been following along with fan snapped pictures of the leads filming and can see the trajectory of their relationship from meet cute to becoming a couple, with the latest batch from this week showing Suzy back hugging Lee Jong Seok so clearly there’s angst in that romance. Screenwriter Park Hye Ryun has been consistent in writing well fleshed out romances so hopefully the leads will exhibit the necessary strong chemistry to produce another memorable drama. 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