Jung Kyung Ho and Park Hae Soo Cross Paths in First Drama Poster for Answer Me PD’s Smart Prison Living


Hit K-drama PD Shin Won Ho keeps making successes out of every day South Korean neighborhood and school life as he did with three Answer Me dramas for tvN in the past five years. Now he’s taking his talents to the prison world, crafting a drama described as light and humorous view of the daily life of prisoners and guards. The drama was initially scheduled for October but the network slotted in Avengers Social Club first so Smart Prison Living (Wise Prison Life) will now premiere on November 22nd in the Wed-Thurs time slot. Starring Jung Kyung Ho, Park Hae Soo, Sung Dong Il, Jung Woong In, Jung Hae In, and Krystal, with a further sprawling cast of recognizable character actors, the drama is less about the concept then about how PD Shin executes it with such heart, warmth, and understanding of how to relate his unique tale to the emotions of ordinary viewers. And this time there won’t be a “who is the husband” fan fight, lol! Continue reading

Script Reading Stills For Answer Me PD’s Next Drama Wise Prison Life with Jung Kyung Ho, Park Hae Soo, and Krystal

Smar There seems to be a mild surge in prison or prisoner K-dramas in the last two years, I recall Bad Guys and Defendant and now the Answer Me series PD Shin Won Ho is jumping into the fray with … Continue reading

Jeon Ji Hyun and Lee Min Ho Attend Press Conference for Legend of the Blue Sea Premiering Wednesday

It’s T-minus one day before the arrival of high profile and highly anticipated fantasy K-drama Legend of the Blue Sea. Unless one has been living in a cave the last few months it’s no surprise that You From Another Star … Continue reading

Answer Me 1988 Confirms Final Casting with Leads Park Bo Geum, Hyeri, and Go Kyung Pyo

The casting has been finalized for Answer Me 1988, the third installment of the popular tvN Answer Me series, and it basically boils down to one rotten apple potentially stinking up what would otherwise be a perfectly fine dish. The production … Continue reading

The Chinese-language Movie Contingent Beautifully Descends on the Busan Film Festival

It’s early October which means Busan International Film Festival time! There were sooooo many K-stars in attendance my eyes crossed trying to write up something about dresses and suits. How about highlighting the small but impressive Chinese-speaking contingent attending Busan … Continue reading

It’s Okay It’s Love Holds Two Press Conferences and Releases Intriguing Comedic Long Preview

It’s pretty middle-of-the-road for me with respect to the switch over on the SBS Wed-Thurs slot. I didn’t dislike You’re All Surrounded enough to wish it off my screen immediately, nor am I dying with excitement for It’s Okay, It’s … Continue reading

Gong Hyo Jin and Jo In Sung Lead the Cast of It’s Okay, It’s Love in Prayer Ceremony

The Wed-Thurs primetime slot is always the buzziest in K-drama land and the upcoming Summer face-off is going to be a doozy indeed. There is action sageuk Joseon Gunman, rom-com hijinks in Fated to Love You, and currently the drama … Continue reading