Producer Screenwriter Park Ji Eun Headed to SBS with PD Jin Hyuk for Next Drama

Even if highly anticipated KBS variety drama Producer wasn’t the blockbuster hit it was aiming for, the end result was still a qualified success in the current ratings landscape. I didn’t write about the drama despite watching it completely and liking it very much. It just didn’t hook me to the degree I felt the urge the pontificate over it. While Producer screenwriter Park Ji Eun is coming off her previous runaway hit You From Another Star, I personally loved Kim Soo Hyun way more in Producer than in YFAS and the same goes for the story.

Park Ji Eun is striking while the iron is hot as K-ent is reporting that she’s already signed on her next drama with SBS. That’ll return her to the network that aired YFAS but this time she gets a different veteran SBS PD as her production partner. PD Jin Hyuk of Dr. Stranger, City Hunter, The Master’s Sun, Prosecutor Princess fame will be directing Park Ji Eun’s upcoming SBS drama. The drama won’t arrived until early 2016 but the news is enough to perk me up. Good or bad, these two combined together is worth checking out. Continue reading

Joseon Gunman and Pinocchio Lead the K-drama Nominees of the 10th Annual Seoul International Drama Awards

The nominated finalists are out for the 10th annual Seoul International Drama Awards, which doesn’t just fete K-dramas but includes popular or critically acclaimed dramas and shows from around the world. It’s less prestigious but slowly growing in international recognition … Continue reading

2014 Drama Reviews: Enjoyment in the Good and the Inexplicably Bad

Year end drama reviews always starts off like a looming chore, telling me to wash the dish one more time even though I’ve washed it thoroughly already. But then I grow to appreciate it, the added step may yield a … Continue reading

Spoilers for Hilarious Repackaging as Additional Filming Starts for the C-movie Version of Dr. Stranger

Now that the torrents of frustration and/or vitriol towards Dr. Stranger has been unleashed, I’m rather curious to hear from folks who actually enjoyed the drama. I honestly have no jeers for anyone who liked it, the enjoyment of media … Continue reading