Jang Hyuk and Park So Dam Lead the Cast of Beautiful Mind at the Well-deserved Drama Wrap Party

I’m so pleased to do a blog post on the drama wrap party for KBS Mon-Tues medical drama Beautiful Mind. It was as lowly rated as it gets for a prime time drama, with ratings averaging in the 4% range, and ended up with the most ignominious and egregious treatment of all by its very own network with an episode cut. The drama wrapped this past week at fourteen episodes, by all accounts a satisfactory ending despite the abruptness of the decision to end it. I watched the first two episodes and thoroughly enjoyed it, planning to bank the remainder for a satisfying marathon in September, so I didn’t live through loving the drama during its run and being personally offended and annoyed with the official decision to cut it short. With that said, the cast did a stellar job at acting and should be immensely proud of this drama, and from the looks at the drama wrap party everyone is indeed content. Continue reading

Poster and Teaser for tvN’s Cinderella and Four Knights Throws Back Old School Harem Romance

If Uncontrollably Fond harkens back to the early Hallyu style of melodrama, then tvN‘s Cinderella and Four Knights reminds of the mid-Hallyu male harem romance dramas such as Boys Before Flowers, You’re Beautiful, which even branched out to sageuks like … Continue reading

KBS Releases Teasers and Stills for Medical Mystery Drama Beautiful Mind with Jang Hyuk and Park So Dam

K-ent is calling it the battle of the doctors for Mon-Tues night ratings supremacy but the substance and tone are so different I can’t see it appealing to the same group of viewers. SBS premieres Doctors on June 20th after … Continue reading

2016 Baeksang Arts Awards Shines with Big Korean Film and Television Stars

This Friday night was the 2016 Baeksang Arts Awards in Seoul, with the brightest Korean television and film stars of the year gathered for glitz, glamour and peer recognition. Acclaimed movie director Lee Joon Ik took home the Film side … Continue reading

tvN Picks Up Jung Il Woo and Park So Dam’s Cinderella and Four Knights for Latter 2016 Airing

This is one pre-produced K-drama that is filming so far off the radar it definitely benefits from the periodic news update. Manhwa to drama adapted Cinderella and Four Knights has been scooped up by cable network tvN, which at this point … Continue reading

Park So Dam and Jung Il Woo Lead the Pretty Brigade at Cinderella and Four Knight’s Script Reading

There have been a few script readings recently but with this new addition comes the reminder that viewing trends are changing and cable may have been the new thing a few years past but now it’s onward to online dramas. … Continue reading

Cinderella and Four Knights Finalizes Casting of Leads Park So Dam, Jung Il Woo, and Ahn Jae Hyun

Casting is complete for upcoming web drama Cinderella and Four Knights, and is way more promising that I initially thought. Thanks to locking down K-movie actress Park So Dam, this fluffy drama adaptation of a manhwa merits a look even … Continue reading

K-movie Actress Park So Dam is the Female Lead of Cinderella and Four Knights with Jung Il Woo and Ahn Jae Hyun

Casting is complete in a really surprising yet promising way for an upcoming online drama based on a popular webtoon. Cinderella and Four Knights, which already cast the two main male leads in Jung Il Woo and Ahn Jae Hyun, … Continue reading