Park Bo Young Candidly Shoots Down Romance Possibilty with Strong Woman Do Bong Soon Costar Park Hyung Sik

If I already love Park Bo Young to pieces hearing this post-drama wrap interview would have made me love her more. The young and talented actress finished filming hit cable network drama Strong Woman Do Bong Soon last week and the drama concluded with high ratings to make it the biggest 2017 cable drama hit so far, and comparing apples to oranges would stack alongside prime time hit Defendant. Park Bo Young reveals that she picks dramas based on how interesting she finds the character and so far managed to be two-for-two in picking female lead centric dramas that also end up ratings hits.

When asked about how fans loved her chemistry with male lead Park Hyung Sik and hope for a real romance, Park Bo Young laughed it off and said it was impossible for her to date Park Hyung Sik in real life. They got along well during filming but she sees him as a younger brother, and when they did their many many kiss scenes there was zero romance with so many people on set around them. In fact both only wanted to quickly get those scenes done with when filming. I adore her candor and putting a kibosh on fan shipping while staying adorably professional. Continue reading

Goblin and Gong Yoo Lead the Nominations for the 2017 Baeksang Arts Awards

The nominations are out for the 53rd annual Baeksang Arts Awards, to be held on May 3rd in Seoul. Leading the pack on the television side of the nominations is last year’s runaway cable drama hit Goblin: The Lonely and … Continue reading

While You Were Sleeping Tops C-netizens Rank of 10 Most Anticipated K-dramas of 2017

Many of the 2017 K-dramas were announced in late 2016, and a few even starting filming last year already. C-netizens are also taking stock of the offerings soon to come and there was a recent poll showing which K-dramas are … Continue reading

Script Reading and First Teaser for Strong Woman Do Bong Soon with Park Bo Young, Park Hyung Sik, and Ji Soo

It’s an all-around strong production team and cast for upcoming cable network jTBC drama Strong Woman Do Bong Soon, one that bodes well for the network delivering something bright and funny rather than it’s usual serious fare. Starring Park Hyung … Continue reading

Elle Korea Highlights Four Sets of jTBC Upcoming Drama Leads in November Issue

Which of these four upcoming jTBC onscreen couplings are you looking forward to this most? For me it’s the Park-Park couple, as in Park Bo Young and Park Hyung Shik in Strong Woman Do Bong Soon airing in January 2017. Elle … Continue reading