A-list Actresses Gong Hyo Jin and Kim Ha Neul in Direct Competition in Late Summer 2016 K-dramas

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It’s A-list actress versus A-list actress in a direct match up now confirmed for late summer 2016. KBS has signed on Kim Ha Neul to headline On the Way to the Airport in its Wed-Thurs time slot, pairing her up with already confirmed Lee Sang Yoon. Choi Ji Woo ultimately passed on the role but Kim Ha Neul has such a similar vibe it’s a seamless swap for me. Even bigger news is this being Kim Ha Neul’s first drama in four years since A Gentleman’s Dignity in 2012, that being one of Kim Eun Sook‘s comparatively lower rated dramas but still a sold hit. Kim Ha Neul’s return to television pits her against Gong Hyo Jin in the same time slot, with Gong Hyo Jin and Jo Jung Seok doing a workplace romance in Incarnation of Jealousy over on SBS. KBS may have more reason to want to win the ratings battle since there was tug-of-war over the Jealousy before it eventually landed with SBS. It’s a toss up for me and in cases like this I end up watching whichever one has the more engaging story, and hopefully it’s both to capitalize on casting such big name leading ladies. Continue reading

Choi Ji Woo is a Cute Co-ed in Drama Posters and Filming BTS for Second Time Twenty Years Old

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Green is a color best associated with concepts of life, renewal, and positive energy, so what better way to promote upcoming ahjumma returning to college drama Second Time Twenty Years Old than with a background of a rich green lawn. … Continue reading

Angel Eyes Starts Filming Childhood Portion and Confirms Cast of Lee Sang Yoon, Gu Hye Sun, and Kim Ji Suk

SBS weekends have been pretty lackluster for me for a long time. The last weekend drama I enjoyed (somewhat) was Cheongdamdong Alice. The ones after that like Birth Secret, Goddess of Marriage, and Thrice Married Woman have all been singularly … Continue reading