Writer Kim Eun Hee Preps Early 2023 Horror Drama The Demon with First Casting News of Kim Tae Ri, Oh Jung Se, and Hong Kyung

I applaud writer Kim Eun Hee for continuing to challenge herself and this genre of horror is in she’s been tangentially dabbling with in her recent dramas. Jirisan had spooky bits and zombie sageuk Kingdom was scary as heck at times though zombie occupies its own genre outside of just pure supernatural horror. Her upcoming early 2023 SBS drama The Demon (Korean title more directly translates to evil ghost or evil spirit) is straight horror, about a woman who can see the supernatural and embarks on a quest to stop a demonic force. The first names cast are Kim Tae Ri, Oh Jung Se, and Hong Kyung, but I expect more names added in the coming weeks. The drama is slated to film in early fall.

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Netflix Drops First Poster and Trailer for Heist Delivery Movie Seoul Vibe with Yoo Ah In, Go Kyung Pyo, Park Joo Hyun, Lee Kyu Hyung, and Ong Seung Woo

Recently Netflix has been getting flack for its self-produced shows and movies, namely that there hasn’t been as good a quality as previous years and the hits from this year come from licensed shows that stream on the platform. I … Continue reading

Award Winning K-actor Oh Jung Se’s First Headlining K-drama Uncle on TV Chosun Becomes First Surprise Hit of 2022 as Epside 8 Hits 7.926% Ratings

I’m glad it’s not all underwhelming or controversial dramas going on in K-ent right now, there is a big positive K-drama development that is finally getting mainstream recognition. Small cable network TV Chosun premiered the K-drama Uncle last month in … Continue reading

2021 Baeksang Awards Releases Votes Received and Informative Behind the Scenes Discussion

Well this will put naysayers and conspiracy theorists to rest (I hope). The 2021 Baeksangs Awards released tons of behind the scenes information related to the voting for the winners and hold your horses because this stuff is super illuminating. … Continue reading

Beyond Evil Wins Best Drama at 2021 Baeksang Awards with Shin Ha Kyun and Kim So Yeon Taking Home the Best Acting Awards

A nicely laudatory ceremony for the 2021 Baeksang Awards wrapped up tonight in South Korea and I’m pretty happy with the results. The Daesang went to Yoo Jae Suk for his continued exemplary work as a variety star and host, … Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun, Song Joong Ki Among Selection of Male Actors in First Release From the KOFIC Korean Actors 200 List

The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) is assembling a list call the Korean Actors 200 (includes both actors and actresses) to represent the top acting talent from the industry with an express aim to raise further international recognition of the breadth … Continue reading

Namgong Min Wins First Daesang at the 2020 SBS Drama Awards for Stove League

The 2020 SBS Drama Awards are in the bag and boy was it a stuffed bag. The stars didn’t do the red carpet, only hosts Kim Yoo Jung and Shin Dong Yeop was masked and met the media. The attendees … Continue reading

It’s Okay to Not be Okay Ends with Episode 16 Ratings High of 6.224% and 7.348% and a Perfect Complete Story With Heart and Soul

Two decades of Hallyu dramas under the belt leaves me a bit jaded and always guarded for the other shoe to drop, namely a really crappy ending. Not that an ending is unhappy for the OTP, even happy endings have … Continue reading

Mommy Dearest is Back in Episode 14 of It’s Okay to Not be Okay as Viewers Riveted to the Tension with Ratings of 5.403% and 5.947%

This was a rough episode of It’s Okay to Not be Okay to watch, probably as dark as it gets with both the narrative and the title fairy tale written by Moon Young of The Hand, The Monkfish,. There is … Continue reading