Netizens Revisit Two Iconic K-dramas Cinderella Unni and Will it Snow for Christmas, Considered Lifetime Works for the First 4 Episodes Before Falling Apart

When I saw this post circulating among K-netizens it was such a walk down memory lane. Both dramas aired in 2010 and then it felt like such hope for the new creative and emotional heights for K-dramas in the start of that decade. Netizens decree that two dramas Cinderella Unni (Cinderella’s Stepsister) and Will it Snow for Christmas are both “lifetime dramas”, but only for the first 4 episodes before then disintegrating into blah. For CU it was after Moon Geun Young‘s Eun Jo cut her epically beautiful super long locks (i.e. the time jump) and for WISFC it was after the teen portion that gave us the perfect pairing of Kim Soo Hyun and Nam Ji Hyun plus a bonus Song Joong Ki as OPPA! When I think of WISFC I never once think of the adult leads Go Soo and Han Ye Seul, lol, and no diss on them but they really were overshadowed during their entire run by the kiddos doing an unforgettable performance.

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Song Ji Hyo, Nam Ji Hyun, and Rookie Chae Jung Hyeop Start Filming Fantasy K-drama Welcome to Witch’s Restaurant

One good thing that came out of the brain hurty jTBC drama Sisyphus: The Myth was discovering a new talent. I was like Park Hyung Sik’s character in Heirs when he first meets female lead Cha Eun Sung and he … Continue reading

Nam Ji Hyun and Chae Jong Hyeob in Talks for TVing K-drama Welcome to Witch’s Restaurant Joining Song Ji Hyo

A new K-drama is in the works and will be streamed solely on TVing, the Korean online platform. It’s called Welcome to Witch’s Restaurant (Come to Witch’s Restaurant) based on an award winning short story submitted to a writing contest. … Continue reading

Park Hae Jin Wins the 2020 MBC Drama Award Daesang for Kkondae Intern in Socially Distanced Ceremony

I searched and there are no pictures of the actors and actresses attending the 2020 MBC Drama Awards with their face masks off so kudos for the production really sticking with proper protective gear and social distancing. Everyone even wore … Continue reading

Kim Yoo Jung the First Pick of Netizens for Female Lead of Sageuk Drama Hong Chun Gi with Ahn Hyo Seob by the Writer of The Moon Embraces the Sun

I always felt that Han Ga In was not right for the female lead role in hit sageuk The Moon Embraces the Sun, the age gap with Kim Soo Hyun, her acting limitations (he was acting circles around her), and … Continue reading

Tense Poster and Previews for MBC Next Mon-Tues Drama 365 Repeat the Year with Lee Joon Hyuk and Nam Ji Hyun

MBC still hasn’t found the ratings mojos that some of the other networks have managed to scrounge back and I’m not sure this next Mon-Tues drama will bring in tons more viewers even if it’s good. I’m totally watching 365: … Continue reading