Press Conference and Long Preview for Hwayugi Showcase Creative Fantasy Fun

I have to give the Hong Sisters credit, when their creative ideas work it does become something memorable even with hiccups. Their fantasy-tinged dramas like My Girlfriend is a Gumiho and The Master’s Sun remain dramas with strong positive goodwill and I’m hoping the upcoming Hwayugi (A Korean Odyssey) continues that trend. The drama doesn’t air until next Saturday December 23rd but tvN is way ahead of the promo game as the cast held the drama press conference and released the long trailer this Friday. I loved the long preview, so chock full of charismatic leads Lee Seung Gi, Cha Seung Won, and Oh Yeon Seo along with supernatural powers and lots of scary ghost repelling shenanigans. I sense a love triangle with the leads but more than the romance I’m genuinely intrigued in how the Hong Sisters will world build The Journey to the West to modern day Korea. Continue reading

First Teasers for tvN’s Hwayugi Reveals Exciting Glimpses of Leads Lee Seung Gi, Cha Seung Won, and Oh Yeon Seo

Wahhhhh it’s finally here! The first teasers are here for tvN‘s year ending high profile fantasy drama Hwayugi (English title A Korean Odyssey) by the Hong Sisters and based off the classic Chinese novel Journey to the West. This is either going … Continue reading

Black and White Dominate the Red Carpet at the 2017 Asia Artist Awards

The 2017 Asia Artist Awards went off without a hitch, other than the usual fashion boredom that is now part and parcel with every Korean red carpet. It’s like the ladies make no effort to be creative or challenging, or … Continue reading

Big Name K-stars Including Lee Seung Gi, Yoona, Suzy, Lee Jun Ki, and Park Shin Hye to Attend 2017 Asia Artist Awards

This is a post solely to prep for this week’s Asia Artist Awards, thank to the star-studded line up that will be making an appearance either to present or to perform. On the acting stars alone it’s worth checking out … Continue reading