K-movie Version of Cheese in the Trap Holds First Cast Meeting and Readies for Filming

The reboot or continuation of K-drama Cheese in the Trap has kicked off as the movie cast gathered for their first production meeting. The only returnee from the drama is male lead Park Hae Jin, while the rest of the well-cast drama leads Kim Go Eun, Seo Kang Joon, and Lee Sung Kyung are all out. I don’t have a problem with recasting for the drama but it feels like these three were thrown under the bus for the wacky second half of the drama that threw Park Hae Jin’s character under the bus. I hope the movie hews true to what made the first half of the drama work by staying true to the webtoon narrative, and newly cast leads Oh Yeon Seo, Park Ki Woong, and Yoo In Young are surprisingly great potential matches to the original characters. Directing is the PD of Wonderful Radio and Queen of the Night. 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

Cosmo Korea Rounds Up 13 Rising Male Stars To Discuss Love and Dating

Sometimes fashion magazines send famous stars to far flung places for a photo shoot, spending lots of travel moolah but forgetting to actually incorporate the pretty location into the pictures. Cosmopolitan Korea decided to focus on the flower and not … Continue reading

A Star-studded Premiere for K-movie Secretly, Greatly

This might be one of the most star-packed K-movie premieres I’ve seen in a long time, which goes to show that Kim Soo Hyun’s star is incredibly high and his agency Key East Entertainment has lots and lots of A-list … Continue reading