Jang Hyuk and Park So Dam Lead the Cast of Beautiful Mind at the Well-deserved Drama Wrap Party

I’m so pleased to do a blog post on the drama wrap party for KBS Mon-Tues medical drama Beautiful Mind. It was as lowly rated as it gets for a prime time drama, with ratings averaging in the 4% range, and ended up with the most ignominious and egregious treatment of all by its very own network with an episode cut. The drama wrapped this past week at fourteen episodes, by all accounts a satisfactory ending despite the abruptness of the decision to end it. I watched the first two episodes and thoroughly enjoyed it, planning to bank the remainder for a satisfying marathon in September, so I didn’t live through loving the drama during its run and being personally offended and annoyed with the official decision to cut it short. With that said, the cast did a stellar job at acting and should be immensely proud of this drama, and from the looks at the drama wrap party everyone is indeed content. Continue reading

KBS Releases Teasers and Stills for Medical Mystery Drama Beautiful Mind with Jang Hyuk and Park So Dam

K-ent is calling it the battle of the doctors for Mon-Tues night ratings supremacy but the substance and tone are so different I can’t see it appealing to the same group of viewers. SBS premieres Doctors on June 20th after … Continue reading

Jang Hyuk Confirmed for KBS Drama Beautiful Mind Alongside Yoon Hyun Min and Park Se Young

KBS can finally start rolling on upcoming Mon-Tues medical mystery drama Beautiful Mind (formerly known as Dr. Frankenstein) now that it has a leading man confirmed. Jang Hyuk is inked for the role of the brilliant but cold physician who undergoes … Continue reading

Competing Neuro-medical Dramas: Beautiful Mind with Jang Hyuk and Lee Hee Joon Up Against Doctors with Park Shin Hye and Kim Rae Won

Casting matters a big deal not just in assembling certain audience favorites onscreen, but it also makes a big difference in setting the mood for the drama or movie. For example, the exact same storyboard may suddenly look different if … Continue reading