Fans of tense well-written thriller dramas have something to look forward to by year end, and same goes for fans of zombie flicks. K-drama writer Kim Eun Hee, who penned Signal, 3 Days, Phantom, and Sign, is writing a script a upcoming drama about zombies in Joseon. This is different than the movie being produced about zombies in Joseon that is courting Hyun Bin to star which I wrote about earlier.
So it appears the genre zombies in Joseon is about to become a thing, and I see the rush to capitalize on zombies this year thanks to the hit Train to Busan. Kim Eun Hee’s zombies in Joseon drama will be called Kingdom and directing is the movie PD Kim Sung Hoon who directed Ha Jung Woo in the trapped in a mountain movie Tunnel. Kingdom will head into filming middle of 2017 and be fully pre-produced, with airing rights not on a network but instead on a streaming site. Continue reading
China’s Sohu streaming portal, one of the largest and also the bidding winner in getting exclusive streaming rights to many of the high profile K-dramas of 2016, held a hilarious and pretty on point awards ceremony of its own this … Continue reading
All eyes will be on upcoming tvN drama Answer Me 1988 as it premieres next week on November 6th. The cable network continues to churn out critical and popular dramas, most recently with Oh My Ghost and Second Time Twenty … Continue reading
This has been an uneventful year in dramas for me, and it’s hard to wrap my head around the year ending soon and already K-ent pundits are looking towards 2016 for discussion fodder. The network that has been getting killed … Continue reading
This upcoming cable drama doesn’t interest me but is certainly screaming quality fare. tvN has lined up its dramas starting in 2016, with the first one to drop being Signal in January after Answer Me 1988 wraps up. Signal got … Continue reading