Kim Young Dae, Park Joo Hyun, and Kim Min Ju Cast in Fusion Sageuk Romance K-drama Joseon’s Ban on Marriage

I feel like this casting is ripe for winning the assemblage of leads with no track record of success in one drama but I do want the drama to be worth watching so I will just hope for the best. Casting is done for upcoming sageuk romance Joseon’s Ban on Marriage, adapted from the same name webtoon. Kim Young Dae will play the male lead with Park Joo Hyun as the female lead. The second female lead is idol-actress Kim Min Ju and reported idol-singer Kwon Hyun Bin has been offered the second male lead. This is going to be so interesting either in epic expected fail or epic surprisingly good. The story is about a Crown Prince of Joseon who bans marriage in the nation after his wife dies, and 7 years later a swindler woman arrives claiming she has possessed by the spirit of the Crown Princess. Of the four only Park Joo Hyun has shown she can act consistently but she just lacks onscreen charisma, she’s good in non-romance roles like in Mouse otherwise I just don’t vibe her. The drama is slated for a second half 2022 filming with an eye towards year end airing.

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Netflix Confirms Star Studded Cast for Heist Movie Seoul Vibe with Yoo Ah In, Go Kyung Pyo, Kim Moo Yeol, Park Joo Hyun and More

I love a fast and fun heist money, even ones that are not perfect can still deliver a worthwhile two hours of entertainment. A big budget star studded one is coming soon from Netflix which is also expanding its Korean … Continue reading

tvN Wed-Thurs Serial Killer Drama Mouse Ends with Trying to Tie Up Loose Ends But Leaves a Mixed Message

My nearly 3 month long Wed -Thurs date with Lee Seung Gi is over, and zero regrets with the time spent. Unlike some of his stupider drama choices (*cough* Vagabond *cough*) this time tvn drama Mouse was too smart for … 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

tvN Thriller Drama Mouse Rises in Second Week Ratings to 6.202% as the Story and Characters Start to Coalesce in the Search for the New Serial Killer

I found tvN Wed-Thurs drama Mouse a bit underwhelming last week, it didn’t grab me as the killings were exceedingly brutal but the characters unknown so it doesn’t emotionally connect. The first and second episodes also didn’t segue well, from … Continue reading

tvN Drama Mouse is Off to a Shaky Serial Killer Chase Premise as First Two Episodes Brings in 4.948% and 4.044% Ratings

Every time there is a Lee Seung Gi drama I’m on pins and needles hoping my boy picked well and doesn’t end up with a narrative stinker. His recently premiered tvN drama Mouse comes with high critical pedigree from the … Continue reading

tvN Detective Serial Killer Drama Mouse Continues with Gritty Character Posters and Tense New Preview

Upcoming tvN drama Mouse is certainly marching in a no-nonsense way into its early March premiere, with none of the shiny glitzy promos and an overwhelming sense of dread. The first drama poster was pretty plain featuring male leads Lee … Continue reading

tvN Drama Mouse Releases First Teaser and Script Reading Still with Lee Seung Gi, Park Joo Hyun, Lee Hee Joon, and Kyung Soo Jim

I thought tvN thriller drama Mouse would be airing later into 2021 but it’s actually premiering soon, next month in February in the Wed-Thurs time slot after True Beauty. The production released this week a haunting short teaser preview with … Continue reading