Song Seung Heon Stages Political Comeback Toggling Four Kids in tvN Drama The Great Show

Oooh, this one looks potentially adorable and hilarious. I’m never in the mood for serious and dark Korean political dramas but tvN‘s The Great Show is a comedic family take on it with Song Seung Heon doing his best smarmy politician impression. He plays a formerly high flying wunderkind politician who loses his re-election and falls back to earth. He stages a comeback at the same time that he discovers he may be the father to an 18 year old girl, and she’s got three even younger siblings. He ends up as their “dad” reluctantly but likely to his own ultimate benefit, what with growing a heart and perhaps winning his re-election with sincerity instead. Rounding out the cast is Lee Sun Bin, Im Joo Hwan, and a handful of cute kid actors so win, win, and win. The drama premieres next Mon-Tues after Designated Survivor ended this week. Continue reading

K-drama Criminal Minds Releases Poster and Holds Press Conference with Lee Jun Ki, Moon Chae Won, and Son Hyun Joo

I’m so used to K-dramas rushing schedules that the press conference to premiere gap has shrunk almost to a day before even so it’s a nice relief to take it slow and see the cast of Criminal Minds meeting the … Continue reading

First Drama Stills for MBC’s Next Wed-Thurs Drama Missing 9 with Jung Kyung Ho and Baek Jin Hee

Castaways are on deck for MBC‘s entertainment folks stranded on an island drama Missing 9. Starring Jung Kyung Ho and Baek Jin Hee, he’s the former popular idol singer turned reporter and she’s his stylist, that’s an interesting dynamic since … Continue reading

Missing 9 Finalizes Lead Casting of Jung Kyung Ho and Baek Jin Hee and Readies for Filming

The development route for upcoming MBC drama Missing 9 is convoluted indeed, starting from it’s many title changes. It went from Gaia (mother earth) to Picnic (wut in tha wut?) to settling finally on Missing 9. Given that it’s a … Continue reading