KBS Finalizes Casting of Sageuk Seven Days Queen with Park Min Young, Yeon Woo Jin, and Lee Dong Gun

KBS just premiered its new Wed-Thurs drama Mystery Queen to passable ratings but with the follow up drama being a sageuk it’s getting close to the wire to finalize the cast and start filming. This week came the main cast confirmations for Seven Days Queen with the love triangle leads being Park Min Young toggling two royal brothers in Yeon Woo Jin and Lee Dong Gun. Lee Dong Gun just finished a top rated weekend drama Laurel Tree Tailors as the male lead but here he’s playing the anti-hero antagonist who is the wedge between Park Min Young and Yeon Woo Jin’s tortured romance. Plenty of antagonist roles are memorable and even sometimes more engaging than the male lead so I hope this drama has a great gripping story line with all three leads nicely fleshed out in character motivations and development. Then it’ll be a good use of a Park Min Young and Yeon Woo Jin both of whom have shown aptitude with sageuks, and Lee Dong Gun tackling his first sageuk role. Continue reading

Shy Yeon Woo Jin and Sparkly Park Hye Soo Charm in New Teasers for Introverted Boss

I’m getting major déjà vu vibes from the previews for Introverted Boss (Sensitive Boss), the upcoming workplace comedy drama on tvN airing on Mon-Tues after Rude Miss Young Ae season 15. It reminds me so much of the mood and … Continue reading

Shim Eun Kyung Gets K-movie Male Leads Harem of Lee Seung Gi, Kang Min Hyuk, Yeon Woo Jin, and More

I wasn’t terribly interested in last month’s film casting news that Lee Seung Gi and Shim Eun Kyung were going to headline a movie together, but the latest additions to the casting have me sitting up and 100% invested. Filming has … Continue reading

K-Actors and Actresses Glam Up the 2014 MAMA Red Carpet

I was aware that the popular Hallyu K-pop awards show MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards) took place in cosmopolitan glittering Hong Kong last week. It came to my attention when the ratings took a big noticeable dip for Pinocchio, meaning … Continue reading