Shin Hye Sun Confirmed and L in Talks for 2019 KBS Fantasy Romance Drama Only One Love

I’m not quite sure about this pairing but both are coming off successful last dramas so I’ll be cautiously optimistic for the time being. KBS has offered the lead roles for its mid-2019 romance K-drama Only One Love to Shin Hye Sun and L (Kim Myung Soo), with her confirmed and his agency saying that an offer was received and being considered only. 2018 was a great year for both so this pairing likely stemmed from each being on a hot streak – Shin Hye Sun did well with SBS second changes drama Thirty But Seventeen and the two-episode short drama Hymn of Death, while L was a young judge in high rated cable drama Miss Hammurabi. L is up for the male lead, an angel character who is seeking a way to return to heaven and takes on as his mission becoming the angel for a cold ballerina who has no interest in romance especially after she loses most of her sight and has to give up her dream. The angel tries to help the ballerina find love and in the process falls in love her with. Sounds like a cross between Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter and Hi School: Love on. Continue reading

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

Drama and Movie Nominees Announced for the 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Arts Awards

The 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Awards nominees are out and honestly each year I care a smidge less because I watch less of all the offerings and also the older one gets the less emotionally invested in these show affairs. … Continue reading