K-netizens Top 3 Actress Picks for the High Profile Remake of Goong are Shin Ye Eun, Roh Jeong Eui, and Go Yoon Jung

So after years of talks and planning, the K-drama remake of Goong (Princess Hours) is happening this year. Not sure if it will air this year but the filming is by all accounts definitely happening. The original is still beloved and for many just a wonderful fond memory of falling in love with K-dramas through Goong or one of its same era dramas. It’s also been over 15 years so I can accept a remake but it will hinge strongly on the casting of the leads most importantly female lead Chae Kyung with all her plucky cuteness that catapulted Yoon Eun Hye to superstardom. K-netizens have been discussing the casting and the top 3 actresses most commonly mentioned as the perfect modern day Chae Kyung are, in no particular order, Shin Ye Eun, Roh Jeong Eui, and Go Yoon Jung. I bow down to K-netz because any of the three would be great IMO. The only other right age right aura actress I can see in the role is Kim Yoo Jung but she’s so famous she may bring baggage and expectation to the role rather than a fresh take.

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Park Eun Bin Takes Home the 2023 Baeksang Awards Drama Category Daesang While Song Hye Kyo Wins Best Actress and Lee Sung Min Crowned Best Actor

This Friday’s Baeksang Awards in Seoul was probably a night of little to no surprises (just one big one) and a lot of satisfied winner picks. The Park Eun Bin and Song Hye Kyo race for Best Actress ended with … Continue reading

Go Yoon Jung Cast as Second Female Lead in K-drama Death’s Game with Seo In Guk and Park So Dam and Lee Jae Wook to Guest Star as One of the Male Lead Reborn Incarnations

The players are being assembled for the fantasy K-drama Death’s Game and Go Yoon Jung is definitely capitalizing on her Alchemy of Souls success right away. She’s been cast as the second female lead in the webtoon adapted K-drama with … Continue reading

Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow Heads into Final Weekend Previewing Reunited Romance Between the Leads and Final Showdown with the Baddies

The long dream/nightmare (depending on your perspective) is almost over for Alchemy of Souls, with the second short season Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow ending this weekend with episodes 9 and 10. The preview stills hint at the leads … Continue reading

Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow Episode 2 Rises to 7.743% as the Narrative Shows Hand on the Resurrected Bu Yeon’s True Form and Writes the Central Conundrum Back to the Story

Man, watching the second episode of Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow was alternating between these two are cute and headdesking. It’s clear the Hong Sisters had a concept (soul switching! In sageuk fantasy times!) and then wrote the story … Continue reading

Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow Returns as Season 2 with Swapped Premise of Bu Yeon Now in Naksu’s Physical Body and First Episode Ratings of 6.719%

So…..despite all all the self-warning and repeated burning from summer tvN drama Alchemy of Souls, I did come back at least for the first episode of season 2 called Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow. The female lead switched from … Continue reading