Broadcasting Hijinks Abound in Latest Teaser for News Station Rom-com Incarnation of Jealousy

Whatever SBS is trying to sell with Incarnation of Jealousy, I totally am buying on the strength of leads Gong Hyo Jin and Jo Jung Seok. This drama definitely looks more wacky than the most recent broadcasting themed drama Producers, which coincidentally also starred Gong Hyo Jin, but here she seems larger than life in ways that screenwriters are wont to amplify the distinctiveness and personality of a lead character. It’s not necessarily a bad thing and I’m so far so onboard with all the teasers and stills because Gong Hyo Jin’s no-nonsense chicness sells it for me. Right now all the media attention is on the next SBS Wed-Thurs drama that will take over of Incarnation of Jealousy in fantasy mermaid tale Legend of the Blue Sea, but it will be nice if Incarnation turns out entertaining as the previews hint at and memorable in its own right. Continue reading

Major Moody Intensity in Store for Supernatural Sageuk Mirror of the Witch

Seeing more of the teasers and behind-the-scenes look at upcoming jTBC fantasy-tinged sageuk Mirror of the Witch slowly eases me into anticipation. The real life major age gap between back from the army Yoon Si Yoon and teenage Kim Sae … Continue reading

Posters and New Stills Hint at the Romance Between Yoon Si Yoon and Kim Sae Ron in Mirror of the Witch

I may find upcoming cable network jTBC supernatural tinged sageuk Mirror of the Witch pretty as a picture in all the promos, but it’s still a tad nerve wracking to anticipate it knowing the big age gap between the leads … Continue reading

Dreamy Character Posters for Mirror of the Witch Set the Mood for an Otherworldly Tale

Fantasy tinged sageuk drama Mirror of the Witch (Witch Exemplar) is certainly setting the right visual tone with the first set of character posters. The layout isn’t innovative but the color tones and expressiveness of each actor brings the mood … Continue reading

The Suspicious Housekeeper Looks Intriguing as the Remake of Monster Hit Kaisefu no Mita

There aren’t that many Korean drama remakes of J-doramas, and vice-versa. Sometimes both crib from the same source material, but direct remakes don’t happen often. I chalk that up to the drama storytelling style being very different in the two … Continue reading

Lee Jun Ki and Other Stars Step Out for the Seoul International Drama Awards

The 8th Annual Seoul International Drama Awards took place last night, and it includes winners from around the world in countries where dramas or serials are produced. For the most part it was K-drama centric but it did try hard … Continue reading