Lee Sung Kyung Offered 2018 Fantasy Romance tvN Drama About Time

This sounds like an intriguing premise for a fantasy K-drama, and on that genre front cable network tvN also has a solid track record. The network is prepping for a K-drama in early 2018 called About Time with an offer out to Lee Sung Kyung to be the female lead. Her character is named Michaella Choi and is a backstage assistant in theater production and has the ability to see a human being’s life expectancy. She can see everyone’s life clock except her own, and the male lead does’t any particular superpowers other than he can stop her time. As they fall in love, time pauses or speeds up or even stops, and only when they are in love does this time magic happen. The drama comes from the PD of Phantom, Secret Door, and Second Time Twenty Again with a script by a new screenwriter. Continue reading

Three Huge Age Gap Korean Projects Coming in 2018 with Mr. Sunshine, My Ahjusshi, and Love Sling

I’m amused by the hand wringing by K-netizens on the coming 2018 romance (or romance-adjacent) K-dramas with huge age gaps. Like this hasn’t happened before, and enough times to make it just a meh reaction from me. I even loved … Continue reading

While You Were Sleeping Gets Big Name Guest Stars Kim So Hyun, Yoon Kyun Sang, and Lee Sung Kyung

Now that Reunited Worlds has premiered on the SBS Wed-Thurs time slot it means the pre-filmed While You Were Sleeping is on deck. The drama will take over from Reunited Worlds in early September and with it show whether screenwriter … Continue reading

The Bright and Beautifully Decked Out K-stars Attend Salvatore Ferragamo Event in Seoul

The red carpet of the Salvatore Ferragamo event in Seoul was where the glitterati of K-stars convened this past week. Decked out in the brand’s latest outfits and accessories, my eyes first went to Yoon Eun Hye since she’s so … Continue reading

2016 Year End Awards Roundup From Big Three Networks Capped Off Drama Year

The 2016 year end K-drama awards for the big three networks came and went last weekend, smack dab in the middle of me heading off for my trans-pacific flight, taking said long flight, traveling back home from long flight, and … Continue reading

Lee Sung Kyung Transforms into Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Opposite Nam Joo Hyuk

Sports themed dramas have traditionally under-performed (har har) in ratings but as a genre I still am glad it’s around to further diversify the landscape between sageuks, melos, thrillers, and rom-coms. MBC has lined up Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo for … Continue reading