Many of the 2017 K-dramas were announced in late 2016, and a few even starting filming last year already. C-netizens are also taking stock of the offerings soon to come and there was a recent poll showing which K-dramas are most anticipated there. Topping the list is While You Were Sleeping with Lee Jong Seok and Suzy, two popular K-stars who are also well known in China. Second is Saimdang: Light’s Diary as Lee Young Ae‘s comeback vehicle with Song Seung Heon. Third is another sageuk, A King Loves with Im Shi Wan, Yoona, and Hong Jong Hyun.
Finishing up the top five is Shin Mina and Lee Je Hoon‘s Tomorrow With You in fourth and fifth place is Man to Man with Park Hae Jin and Park Sung Woong as the titular men. The full top ten is below for those curious which 2017 K-dramas are getting early interest. My personal anticipating works are While You Were Sleeping since I’m a huge Lee Jong Seok fan followed by the rom-com Strong Woman Do Bong Soon pairing up Park Bo Young with Park Hyung Sik. Continue reading
Filming is underway for the upcoming early 2017 jTBC drama Man to Man, and I like the entire cast but love the screenwriter even more. The drama is written by Kim Won Suk who was the second writer on Descendants … Continue reading
Which of these four upcoming jTBC onscreen couplings are you looking forward to this most? For me it’s the Park-Park couple, as in Park Bo Young and Park Hyung Shik in Strong Woman Do Bong Soon airing in January 2017. Elle … Continue reading
One of the hurdles to get over in in Park Hae Jin‘s last drama Cheese in the Trap was his decade older suitability to play a college student character. Yes, he did essay the feel and visuals of male lead … Continue reading
Overseas filming looks to become part and parcel with the trend of pre-producing K-dramas, which makes practical sense since there is plenty of time to plan the more technically challenging filming and to ship everyone out. Two upcoming cable network … Continue reading
For a pre-produced drama it’s best to finish casting swiftly and make the most of the extra time to put together a great end product. The final four is complete now for cable drama Man to Man as Jung Yeon … Continue reading