Son Ye Jin in Talks to Join Jeon Mi Do in K-drama Thirty Nine About the Lives and Loves of Three Female Friends

This casting news feels like a great female-centric drama is being assembled with smart casting. K-actress Son Ye Jin is in talks for the K-drama Thirty Nine, where she’s playing the female lead who is actually 39 years old so the title refers to age, I think the premise is female friends on the cusp of 40 and their love and professional lives. Son Ye Jin is a successful Gangnam skincare medical clinic director who has grown up with no worries in life. Jeon Mi Do is already cast and she’ll play a 39 year old as well but an acting teacher. The drama is from the screenwriter of Entertainer and Boyfriend (Encounter) and is slated to be a 12-episode series.

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Son Ye Jin, Youn Yeo Jung Among the First Actresses Released in the Korean Actor 200 List

Here comes the first look at some of the ladies in the Korean Actor 200 list and hoo boy it’s a great cross-section of age, experience, and charisma. The actresses in the first batch of stills include living legend Youn … Continue reading

Joynews Poll Selects Best K-drama OTP of 2020 as Hyun Bin-Son Ye Jin in Crash Landing on You Followed by Kim Soo Hyun-Seo Ye Ji in It’s Okay to Not be Okay

The Joynews Korea 16th anniversary celebration continues and a second K-drama related poll result is out. It’s the same pool of 200 some entertainment industry professionals sampled as they were asked which drama couple was the best OTP/best chemistry of … Continue reading

When the Camellia Blooms and Crash Landing on You Cast Takes Home Prizes at 2020 Seoul International Drama Awards

The 2020 Seoul International Drama Awards will take place remotely this year due to travel limitations. It’s the 14th year for this ceremony and it awards both Korean dramas and shows around the world. Focusing on the Korean drama winners, … Continue reading

K-netizens Cast Votes for Their Pick for 2020 Lead Acting Drama Baeksang with Hyun Bin as Best Actor and Kim Hee Ae as Best Actress

The Baeksang Awards doesn’t have a popularity award and for the most part it’s stayed relatively true to its determination of merit over buzz despite nearly all Korean entertainment awards devolving into a popularity contest to draw in viewers. It’s … Continue reading