Kim Young Dae Leaves KBS Drama School 2021 After Filming Begins, in Talks as Male Lead for Lee Sung Kyung’s Next Drama Shooting Star

The behind-the-scenes drama with the next installment in the KBS School series continues and this time it’s after filming has begun. Second male lead Kim Young Dae has left School 2021, solely on his side with his agency announcing that it was due to disagreement with the production as things were not the way it was originally agreed to. The production team countered that they were disappointment with his unilateral departure. The leaves the production in a lurch as filming is underway and the other three leads Kim Yo Han, Jo Yi Hyun, and Hwang Ba Reum Byul waiting for the fourth wheel to be replaced. Kim Young Dae’s departure follows original female lead Kim Sa Ron leaving and then the next female lead Ahn Seo Hyun basically let go by the production due to conflict with her father manager. For Kim Young Dae he’s got another project lined up as he’s in talks to be the male lead of Shooting Star which has already signed Lee Sung Kyung as the female lead. Whew, it’s like a game of musical chairs with these youngsters.

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Lee Jun Ki, Jang Hyuk, Lee Seung Gi Part of Fantastic Line Up of Korean Stars in Third Release of the Korean Actors 200 List

Another release is here from the Korean Actors 200 list, with the website continuing to do a great job of teasing the next release and then dropping just stunning pictures of the actors and actresses in each batch. This third … Continue reading

Namgong Min Wins First Daesang at the 2020 SBS Drama Awards for Stove League

The 2020 SBS Drama Awards are in the bag and boy was it a stuffed bag. The stars didn’t do the red carpet, only hosts Kim Yoo Jung and Shin Dong Yeop was masked and met the media. The attendees … Continue reading

Lee Sung Kyung, Kim Sun Ho, Joo Ji Hoon and More Win Acting Side Prizes at the 2020 Asia Model Awards

The Asia Model Awards always has an acting and actor/actress category since so many South Korean models go into acting or do it concurrently. This year’s 2020 awards highlighted actors and actresses who had hit dramas or was quite buzzy … Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun Takes Home the Acting Category Daesang at the 2020 Asia Artist Awards with Lots of Popular Stars Attending

I had heard the 2020 Asia Artist Awards may be postponed due to COVID-19 increasing in South Korea but it went on this weekend, without an audience but actually really nice to see many popular stars taking the time to … Continue reading

tvN Mon-Tues Drama Record of Youth Heads into Finale Week Succeeding the Most with Impressive Guest Stars and Veteran Casting Coups

This Mon-Tues wraps up Record of Youth and during the drama airing male lead Park Bo Gum has reportedly finished his basic training already en route to enlisting in the Navy. He hard carried this drama but there was still … Continue reading

2020 Asia Artist Awards Release Star Studded Attendees Including Kim Soo Hyun, Lee Jun Ki, Lee Jung Jae, Lee Sung Kyung, Seo Ye Ji and Many More

I figured the awards circuit was going to be toast this fall season but the upcoming 2020 Asia Artist Awards held on November 25th will certainly be worth checking out. The awards body released the names of the expected actor … Continue reading

Romantic Teacher, Doctor Kim 2 Ends Successful Run with Final Episode 27% Ratings and Clamoring for Third Season

I don’t think this is the last we’ll see of the titular Romantic Teacher and he’s definitely earned his dues. The SBS medical drama Romantic Teacher, Doctor Kim 2 ended it’s run this Tuesday with a final episode high ratings … Continue reading

Romantic Teacher, Doctor Kim 2 Breaks 20% Ratings in Episode 8, Same Pace as Original Season in 2016

This is a neat coincidence and probably means more viewers will be tuning in for the second half of this drama. SBS Mon-Tues medical drama Romantic Teacher, Doctor Kim 2, the second season of the hit original which aired in … Continue reading

Romantic Teacher, Doctor Kim 2 Premieres with Strong 10.8% Ratings with Eye to Repeat First Season Showing

The first season of SBS medical drama Romantic Teacher, Doctor Kim premiered with 9.5% AGB nationwide ratings and ended with over 27% in its final episode. It’s one of the rare prime time successes in recent years so not a … Continue reading

First Stills of Han Suk Kyu, Lee Sung Kyung, and Ahn Hyo Seob in SBS Medical Drama Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim 2

Han Suk Kyu doesn’t look either either a doctor or a teacher in his first stills for SBS medical drama Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim 2, more like he’s auditioning for the fisherman killer in I Know What You Did Last … Continue reading