MBC Drama Hospital Ship with Ha Ji Won and Kang Min Hyuk Hold Script Reading

I try my best to give dramas and castings the benefit of the doubt, and when my initial concerns are proven wrong is the best feeling of surprise. When Ha Ji Won and Lee Seung Gi were cast in The King 2 Hearts I was way wary but ended up loving the drama and the onscreen coupling as one of my all time faves. Same goes with Yoona and Lee Bum Soo for Prime Minister and I. So I’m hoping for third time’s also a charm with upcoming MBC drama Hospital Ship which released script reading stills that make me think Ha Ji Won is playing a medical school professor on a Semester at Sea session with students Kang Min Hyuk and Lee Seo Won. And any specter of romance is going to take lots of chemistry and narrative plotting to overcome how she looks like their teacher and the boys headed out on a learning cruise. Sigh, I do like Ha Ji Won and Kang Min Hyuk so please please let this unexpected and rather visually incongruous pairing work out within the drama itself. Continue reading

Unattractive Outfits and Makeup Steals the Spotlight at the VIP Star Premiere of Real

The VIP movie premiere for Kim Soo Hyun‘s summer 2017 thriller movie Real is as much a hot mess as early critic reviews of his movie has been. Namely, a whole lotta raw material but presented all wrong. Even weirder … 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