MBC Sageuk The Forbidden Marriage with Kim Young Dae and Park Joo Hyun Continue to Release Woefully Underwhelming Posters and Promos

Normally I say expect the worse so one can hopefully get anything better than that and be happily surprised. But the promos for upcoming MBC sageuk drama The Forbidden Marriage have been just that bad that I’m happy none of my faves are in it. Half the problem is the leads though, with Kim Young Dae wasting an intriguing potential in Extraordinary You and being just bad all around in any leading role since then and here he can’t even have a proper Crown Prince posture that I want to jerk his shoulder back and wack his legs with a long ruler to make him stand up straight! Park Joo Hyun is a good actress but lacking in leading lady charisma, unfortunate for her but playing a swindler type of character she’s got to be adorably sly, emphasis on adorable. The stupid poster above doesn’t help, like WTF is that for a sageuk drama and even a fusion one should at least avoid the juvenile tendencies. I hate to rag on a drama before airing but so far MBC is doing a swell job of advertising in the worst way.

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Top Actress Kim Hye Soo Slays in Gown Fitting for 2022 Blue Dragon Awards and Currently Topping the Drama Ratings with tvN Series Uner the Queen’s Umbrella

So I’m following Reborn Rich (The Chaebol’s Youngest Son) on jTBC weekends but it would be remiss not to mention that another cable drama the tvN weekend sageuk Under the Queen’s Umbrella rocketed up the ratings meter earlier and is … Continue reading

Decision to Leave Wins Major Prizes at the 2022 Blue Dragon Awards with Lots of Star Power in Attendance

The awards sweeping juggernaut that is K-movie Decision to Leave continues to domination, taking home Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor for Park Hae Il and Best Actress for Tang Wei at this Friday’s 2022 Blue Dragon Awards in … Continue reading