Lee Soon Jae Adds Veteran Gravitas and Comedic Charm to jTBC drama Legal High Alongside Jin Goo and Seo Eun Soo

With jTBC Fri-Sat night drama Sky Castle ending with sky high ratings, this week the time slot will be taken over by the K-drama adaptation of hit J-dorama Legal High. Starring Jin Goo, Seo Eun Soo, Chae Jung Ahn, and Yoon Park, the the original drama had that flair for theatrics and Japanese quirky aura that I’m seeing from the K-version in a good way. Jin Goo has the most hilarious facial expressions and Seo Eun Soo plays the straight (wo)man who takes no prisoners in her quest for legal truth. There’s also an added bonus to see veteran grandpa Lee Soon Jae as the law firm senior partner, love seeing the twinkle in his eye and curious how he’ll spar with Jin Goo along the way. Continue reading

tvN Drama Hundred Million Stars Falling From the Sky Captures Original J-dorama Moody Vibe

The tears in a melodrama can at times feel forced, or at least contrived due to a wholly unrealistic set of circumstances that all aggregate together to manufacture a tragedy. That’s the narrative premise behind upcoming tvN drama Hundred Million … Continue reading

Park Sung Woong and Seo Eun Soo Round Out Cast of K-version of A Million Stars Falling From the Sky

This drama has the potential to be so good that it hurts to watch, and for a remake also feels remarkable suited to be done because the original is so long ago now that it visually looks dated. The J-dorama … Continue reading

Press Conference for KBS Weekend Drama My Golden Life Has Park Shi Hoo Apologizing for Scandal from 2013

Scandal is a loaded word, for some K-netizens it connotes something as inconsequential as a star dating news, yet in recent years there have been a series of male star scandals of the serious variety involving accusations, police investigations, and … Continue reading

Her Legend with Choi Jung Won and Kim Jung Hoon Release First Stills and Teaser

Fashion is like the sinkhole of K-dramas. I seriously cannot think of a single K-drama that centered around the fashion world or even tangentially related to fashion where it wasn’t either a hot mess of epic proportions (Fashion King, Cinderella … Continue reading