Yang Se Jong in Berlin for Bazaar Korea January 2018 Edition

It’s such a shame that my first acting experience watching rising young actor Yang Se Jong was in the SBS drama Temperature of Love. I’m going to blame screenwriter Ha Myung Hee for tainting my impression of him negatively, when by all accounts for those who watched him earlier in the cable drama Duel he did an incredible and credible job playing a human cop and a clone of said cop. There is still a dearth of young actors in the early to mid-twenties coming up the pipeline now that the ’86, ’87ers are all off in the military and I sure hope his next drama role revives his onscreen presence to one of intensity because he was so lukewarm and mealy in ToS it was like watching two pandas (one ornery and the other passive) attempt to court each other with him and leading lady Seo Hyun Jin.  His latest pictorial for Bazaar Korea does a fine job showcasing visually why he’s so promising as an up-and-coming leading man, with the height and boy next door good looks. Continue reading

Temperature of Love Screenwriter Teases that Drama Ending Could be Different than Book in Who Female Leads Ends Up With

I’m ready to put K-drama screenwriter Ha Myung Hee on my shit list now, I’ve concurred with a lot of the criticism lobbed at her for her previous dramas Doctors, High Society and even her earliest works One Warm Word and … Continue reading

New Preview and Drama Stills for Temperature of Love with Seo Hyun Jin, Yang Se Jong, and Kim Jae Wook

Seeing Kim Jae Wook smile so adorably seals the deal for me, I’m watching upcoming SBS Mon-Tues drama Temperature of Love come hell or freezing over. I’m keeping my expectations measure for this drama in terms of ratings, romance dramas … Continue reading

Script Reading Stills for SBS Drama Temperature of Love with Seo Hyun Jin, Yang Se Jong, and Kim Jae Wook

It’s still hot out in the dog days of summer but I’m predicting simmering romance degrees to come in September when SBS airs the first romance drama of the fall with Temperature of Love, taking over from Falsify on Mon-Tues. … Continue reading