First Look at Jang Hyuk in MBC Weekend Drama Money Flower Premiering November 11th

I’m ready for MBC new weekend drama Money Flower to dump a load of intensity and makjang on the time slot, and maybe with it do better in ratings that currently airing Bad Thief, Good Thief. The only drawback is a sense of deja vu with lead Jang Hyuk cast in this drama because it comes across as a redux of his Midas, with a smart man driven by greed to succeed in a world controlled by the rich and powerful. Jang Hyuk works so consistently I’m no longer compelled to watch a drama just because he’s in it but reassured that he’ll do a bang up performance no matter what, a ringer in the world of K-drama leading men who can wake up and deliver. This time his leading lady is Park Se Young and he’s surrounded by the usual coterie of talented veterans with Lee Soon Jae and Lee Mi Sook. The drama premieres next weekend and from the first teaser below will surely be bathed in visual intensity. Continue reading

Legendary Screenwriter Kim Soo Hyun’s Next SBS Weekend Drama is the 70-episode Yes That’s How It Is

The return to television of famed screenwriter Kim Soo Hyun is going to happen in a big way, or more aptly in a long way. Kim Soo Hyun’s upcoming SBS weekend drama Yes That’s How It Is will be airing … Continue reading

Scholar Who Walks the Night Continues the Parade of Pretty Drama Stills

MBC released tons of new Scholar Who Walks the Night  drama stills this past weekend so continue to feast your eyes on the pretty, and boy is there an unending stream of pretty. I’ll be candidly honest with my approach and expectation … Continue reading

Filming Starts on the Kim Hye Ja Lead Female-centric K-drama Unkind Women

Those bemoaning that the K-drama landscape is a wasteland of no good roles and stories for women might have be seeing a shining beacon of hope soon. Filming is underway for the upcoming Wed-Thurs KBS drama called Unkind Women which … Continue reading

Fresh and Cute Sitcom Potato Star 2013QR3 with Yeo Jin Gu and Ha Yeon Soo Premieres on Monday

Monday sees the premiere of a new sitcom about town, not that most people would care since the Korean sitcoms occupy a lesser plane of consciousness since subtitles are rarely available for it. I’m actually quite intrigued by the upcoming … Continue reading