I’ve waited a long time for this comeback, probably as much as I anticipate the next drama return for my favorite actor or actress. Screenwriter So Hyun Kyung isn’t my absolute favorite writer but she’s up there in my esteem. Her strength is the human soulful element and her weakness is cohesive intensity and narrative pacing. What sets her apart is how varied her oeuvre stands, with a willingness to switch up genres and challenge herself.
Her biggest ratings hit remains her weekend dramas My Daughter Seo Young and Brilliant Legacy/Shining Inheritance, but my fave of her works are her prime time fare in Two Weeks and 49 Days. Up next for So Hyun Kyung is a departure from both those familiar settings as she heads over to cable. tvN has lined up So Hyun Kyung’s next drama to follow Oh My Ghost on the Fri-Sat timeslot. The drama is tentatively called Our Heaven and the one line blurb describes it as a romantic discovery by a 38 year old ahjumma who heads back to college. Continue reading