Strong Woman Do Bong Soon Writer Lines Up Choi Ji Woo, Kim Myung Min, and Ra Mi Ran for Next KBS Drama

Screenwriter Baek Mi Kyung can wear the achievement of lifting cable network jTBC to new drama heights after doing successively bigger hits there from My Love Eundong to Strong Woman Do Bong Soon and the latest with Women of Dignity. Unlike Park Hye Ryun who I finally concede sticks with what works and has grown progressively lackluster, Baek Mi Kyung’s last three dramas have all been wildly different in tone and story concept, and her next drama is shaping up to be yet another hit on the casting alone.

Her next drama is called The Miracle of Our Meeting and is about a man who becomes the legal husband to two women and how to toggle the two families. It sounds makjang but is billed as a humanistic healing story which I’ll explain further below. Offers went out this week to three heavyweights for the leads – Choi Ji Woo and Ra Mi Ran for the female leads and Kim Myung Min as the male lead. Goodness gracious just sign them up and then sign me up already! Three leads who can act, are age appropriate, and an solid screenwriter sounds like an early Christmas present from the drama gods. Continue reading

Cha Seung Won, Ji Sung, EXO and Many More Popular Stars Receive 2017 Korean Popular Culture & Arts Awards

The 2017 Korean Popular Culture & Arts Awards took place quietly with a cancelled red carpet due to the passing of beloved veteran leading man Kim Joo Hyuk earlier in the week. The big winners among stars I follow are … Continue reading

Ladies Steal the Red Carpet at the VIP Premiere for A Taxi Driver with Song Kang Ho, Yoo Hae Jin, and Ryu Jun Yeol

Ladies ruled the red carpet, with a surprising easy on the eyes green movie poster background, at the VIP premiere of K-movie A Taxi Driver. This movie pairs veteran Song Kang Ho with German actor Thomas Kretschmann for a real life … Continue reading

Park Min Young Pretty in Blue Leading Mostly Fashion Fails at Movie Premiere of Ji Chang Wook’s Fabricated City

I’m way more fascinated by the fashion, mostly lack thereof, parade at the VIP movie premiere for the thriller movie Fabricated City than I am in the actual movie. Starring Ji Chang Wook and Shim Eun Kyung, the movie is … Continue reading

Park Bo Gum Beats Out Song Joong Ki as Winner of Gallup Poll Korea’s Top Drama Actor of 2016

Wow, I’m rather impressed someone beat Song Joong Ki in this year’s vote for a drama category poll, but then again I don’t think Joong Ki minds in the least when it’s one of his best friends Park Bo Gum. … Continue reading

Lee Dong Gun and Cha In Pyo Headline Smexy Mature Actor Cast for Weekend Drama Laurel Tree Tailors

August has been a slow month for drama premieres so far as the new arrivals came earlier in the summer. The month end will see the arrival of two big prime time dramas in Moonlight Drawn by Clouds and the … Continue reading