Moon Chae Won is Adorable in First Stills for K-drama Tale of the Gyeryong Fairy

The fully pre-produced K-drama Tale of the Gyeryong Goddess (English title Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter) is off to a visually pretty start by showcasing female lead Moon Chae Won‘s ability to believably turn into an immortal fairy stranded in the mortal Earthly realm. She plays a fairy that comes down to Earth and loses her fairy wings, in the process falling in love and marrying her mortal husband. Unfortunately he does an early untimely death and she waits nearly 700 years for him to be reincarnated. In the present time she’s running a tea house and coffee shop in the guise of an old lady but those who can pierce through her magic can see her true beautiful form. Moon Chae Won hasn’t done a sageuk since The Princess’s Man and this time she’ll have fun with the fantasy elements and fusion modern hanboks as she traverses the centuries from Joseon era to now. Continue reading

K-remake of Criminal Minds Passes Midway Airing and Drops to 2% range from Premiere Ratings High of 4%

Things are not dire but is certainly disappointing as tvN‘s high profile and big name casted K-drama remake of Criminal Minds hasn’t really resonated with the local audience. Episode 1 did a promising and high for cable 4.187% AGB nationwide … Continue reading

K-drama Criminal Minds Releases Poster and Holds Press Conference with Lee Jun Ki, Moon Chae Won, and Son Hyun Joo

I’m so used to K-dramas rushing schedules that the press conference to premiere gap has shrunk almost to a day before even so it’s a nice relief to take it slow and see the cast of Criminal Minds meeting the … Continue reading