Yoon Sang Hyun and Han Hye Jin Offered Leads in Next MBC Wed-Thurs Drama Let’s Hold Hands Tightly and Watch the Sunset

MBC has decided to take a sensible break from premiering new K-dramas in 2018 that dovetails nicely with the Pyeonchang 2018 Winter Olympics schedule. Mon-Tues drama Two Cops and Wed-Thurs drama I am Not a Robot both end in late January, and the Winter Olympics take place for two weeks in February when the Korean networks typically preempt dramas anyways to air the sporting events. The network is going forward with preparations for the new K-dramas which will premiere in March, and in the Wed-Thurs time slot MBC has lined up the serious drama Let’s Hold Hands Tightly and Watch the Sunset.¬†Offers are out to Yoon Sang Hyun and Han Hye Jin as the leads. His last MBC drama was Shopping King Louie while she hasn’t done an MBC drama since the mega hit Jumong in 2007 and her last K-drama was nearly four years ago with One Warm Word. The drama is about a couple facing death who reminisce about their lives together, which sounds super depressing but is billed as an uplifting drama. Continue reading

Press Conference and Long Preview for MBC Drama Shopping King Louie Premiering this Wednesday

The arrival of MBC‘s new Wed-Thurs drama Shopping King Louie (Shopoholic Louis) snuck up on me, a combination of W: Two Worlds ending so listlessly and this drama not getting overly promoted. I’m totally going to check it out because … Continue reading

All of Kim Eun Sook’s Drama Leading Men Assembled in a Visual Walk Down Memory Lane

As top Korean drama screenwriter Kim Eun Sook preps for her next drama airing at the end of 2016, having lined up leading man Gong Yoo (squeeee!), it’s a good time as any to do a catalog of all the … Continue reading