Queen of Makjang Screenwriter Im Sung Han of New Tales of Gisaeng and Princess Aurora Returns 2021 to TV Chosun Drama with Male Lead Sung Hoon

Dang, I thought she retired or something but nope, guess she was just taking a break before staging a high profile comeback. Queen of super makjang K-dramas Im Sung Han will be returning to dramaland in early 2021 with a new format work. It will be a seasonal TV Chosun drama split into two 12-episode seasons, think US show style. Of course everyone is already assuming it will be makjang on top of more makjang as Im Sung Han wrote such wild gems as Princess Aurora, New Tales of the Gisaeng, Miss Mermaid, and Apgujeong Midnight Sun. The male lead is already confirmed as Sung Hoon so this will be a reunion since he was the Gisaeng male lead and actually shot to stardom because of that role and drama.

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Asia Artist Awards 2018 Delivers True Popularity Contest Winners and Typical K-fashion Styles

The Asia Artist Awards are the true purveyors of a popularity contest and if it wasn’t for actors and actresses getting random awards along with the idol and pop stars I’d probably not cover it. This year the highlight was … Continue reading

Black and White Dominate the Red Carpet at the 2017 Asia Artist Awards

The 2017 Asia Artist Awards went off without a hitch, other than the usual fashion boredom that is now part and parcel with every Korean red carpet. It’s like the ladies make no effort to be creative or challenging, or … Continue reading

KBS Finalizes So Ji Sub-Shin Mina Drama with Name Change to Oh My Venus and Casting of Supporting Leads

There’s been major movement this week on upcoming KBS Mon-Tues drama Oh My God, starting with a name change to Oh My Venus. It’s not a good drama title still, but slightly better than Oh My God which can range … Continue reading