Yook Sung Jae Looking Mysteriously Serious in New Stills for Goblin Episode 12

I’ve adored idol-actor Yook Sung Jae since Who Are You: School 2015, and even though he doesn’t have any scenes (so far) with guest starring Kim So Hyun in currently airing tvN drama Goblin it’s still a perfect canvas for his talents. He’s young and brash, a breath of energy when the drama can sometimes slow down to a crawl for character development. So far he’s a plot device with fantastic charm, but according to screenwriter Kim Eun Sook all the main supporting characters have deeper backstories and connections to the main leads beyond their current iterations. This includes the grandma/woman in red, grandpa, Yook Sung Jae’s Duk Hwa, and the secretary. I love all four characters but it’s Duk Hwa I’m most curious about – who is he really, and could he be the incarnation of the God that is said to be pulling all the strings? What do you think? 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

Gong Yoo, Kim Go Eun, and Lee Dong Wook Sit Down with Drama Cast for Goblin Script Reading

The fantasy elements and the fantastic cast has assembled like the next generation of superheros to bring home potential ratings gold for famed screenwriter Kim Eun Sook. She was present along with PD Lee Eun Bok, who directed her Descendants … Continue reading