Goblin Leads Today Versus High School Days Picture

I really miss my Goblin cuties, with re-watching the drama not enough thrill compared to the excitement of live watching the drama for two months. Nothing so far in 2017 has hooked me, forget to the degree I was obsessed with Goblin, but a breather from intense drama viewing is needed to reset. The leads of Goblin are all headed off to other things, with both male leads Gong Yoo and Lee Dong Wook holding sold out fan meetings across Asia to satiate their new and existing fans still riding the high of their Goblin and Grim Reaper characters.

No next project news from Yoo In Na and Kim Go Eun but I’m sure they will also reap the benefits of starring in such a hit drama. I came across a news article in K-ent that collected the high school pictures of the four leads and it struck me that Kim Go Eun really still looks just like her high school self, hence the role of Eun Tak wasn’t a stretch visually or with her acting talents. So any miss there perhaps rides on the writing and how suitable it was that her character be a high school student to begin with. The jury is still out on that one. Continue reading

Goblin’s Premiere Episode Notches 6.3% Ratings on Cable and Breaks Time Slot Record Set by Answer Me 1988

The first volley out of the gate is a resounding hit that has the legs to be a home run. The first episode of cable network tvN‘s Fri-Sat new drama Goblin garnered a 6.322% AGB nationwide ratings, breaking the record … Continue reading

Kim Eun Sook Reveals that She Courted Gong Yoo for 5 Years to Star in Her Drama Before Finally Landing Him for Goblin

It’s been four years since Gong Yoo‘s last drama, the high profile Hong sisters rare flop that was Big. But apparently it’s been five years of repeated wooing from screenwriter Kim Eun Sook to get Gong Yoo to accept her … Continue reading