Jin Goo and Park Ki Woong Also Drop Out of K-drama Prometheus Following Ha Ji Won’s Exit

The successive jumping off the side of the ship definitely feels like it’s sinking and it may be for the best. Massive thriller action K-dramas like IRIS and Athena are not easy to pull off and upcoming Prometheus seemed to have bit off more than it can chew. It was a political action conspiracy thriller spanning multiple overseas location shoots and pre-produced so plenty of sunk costs. Descendants of the Sun did that but I consider it more romance than action so that probably defrayed the expenditures, along with plenty of overt PPL cash infusion. Prometheus is likely DOA now with the departure of not just female lead Ha Ji Won last month but two male leads Jin Goo and Park Ki Woong. That leaves only Hollywood actor Ki Hong Lee attached, so unless there’s a massive re-casting soon I’m glad this drama won’t exist to intrigue me only for the inevitable letdown. Continue reading

Cheese in the Trap Movie with Park Hae Jin Along with New Cast Gets Valentine’s Weekend 2018 Premiere Date

I’m not sure who the target audience is for the Cheese in the Trap movie but if there are any then the film has been confirmed to hit the theaters on Valentine’s Day weekend of 2018. That’s less than a … Continue reading

MBC Plays Up Male Lead Bromance and Rivalry in New Stills for Monster and Goodbye Mr. Black

MBC is going to face tough competition when it premieres two new prime time dramas in the coming weeks. First is Goodbye Mr. Black on Wed-Thurs, going up against runaway hit Descendants of the Sun and lowly rated but getting good … Continue reading

MBC’s Upcoming 50-episode Drama Monster with Kang Ji Hwan and Sung Yuri Releases Script Reading Stills

Filming is underway for the next MBC mega drama, the Mon-Tues slated 50-episode Monster (Tyrant), which really can do with a better title if you ask me. My gut tells me MBC is trying to harken back to the glory … Continue reading