Shin Hye Sun, Kim Jung Hyun, Bae Jong Ok, and Kim Tae Woo Confirmed for Comedy Sageuk Drama Queen Cheorin

I’ve long thought the ridiculously low budget and slap stick period Chinese drama Go Princess Go was perfect for a K-drama version and could be done so much better. I don’t think the upcoming sageuk drama Queen Cheorin is announced and an official adaptation of GPG but it’s totally the same plot. Shin Hye Sun is confirmed to play the titular Queen Cheorin who was raised prim and proper and believes its her filial duty to her father to follow his arrangement to become the Queen. Then the soul of a modern day man is suddenly swapped into her body and she turns into a wild and brash new personality, and of course hijinks ensue. Kim Jung Hyun plays her husband the young King who seems like a puppet ruler on the surface but secretly plotting reforms to better his kingdom for the people. Bae Jong Ok and Kim Tae Woo (woo hoo!) round out the cast as members of the powerful royal family with their own agendas. The drama is from the PD of Hwarang and the screenwriter of Inspiring Generation and Dr. Prisoner.

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2018 Seoul Awards Star-studded with Big Winners to My Ahjusshi, Mr. Sunshine, and Along with the Gods

It’s only the 2nd year for the Seoul Awards, sponsored by Sports Seoul, but there must either be great marketing or someone knows all the A-listers because this year’s ceremony was nearly as star-studded as the prestigious Baeksang Awards. The … Continue reading

The 2018 Usual Drama Suspects Lead the Nominations for the 2018 Seoul Awards

I feel like I can start copying and pasting from my last two drama award nomination posts since it’s the same few drama names, actors, and actresses making the list. The 2nd annual Seoul Awards assembled by Sports Seoul released … Continue reading

Popular Dramas and High Profile Stars Like Lee Byung Hun and Son Ye Jin Lead 2018 APAN Star Award Nominations

Following behind the nominations for the Korean Drama Awards come the nominations for the 2018 APAN Star Awards which is on its 6th year now. It’s skewed towards the popular more than elite selection metrics but as always an interesting … Continue reading