Youth Sageuk Drama Hwarang Officially Gets C-drama Remake and C-netizens are Baffled as to Why

Of all the K-dramas to adapt, I feel like C-ent is getting on the wrong side of doing trendy versus substantive. This week has confirmed the C-drama remake of sageuk youth drama Hwarang which was a disappointment in both production and ratings but does have the record of most good looking flower boy stars in one drama. C-netizens are not feeling the purpose of a remake since all the production needs to do is cast good looking young men in a reverse harem and package it around a plucky female lead, no need to license this drama which didn’t leave a lasting impression any which way.

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2016 Year End Dramas Goblin and Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim Lead the 2017 Nielson Korea Content Power Rankings for Television Programs

The content power rankings for Korean televisions programs for the entire year of 2017 is out and it’s a quite a feat that the leading show premiered in late 2016 and only aired three weeks into January 2017. tvN‘s fantasy … Continue reading

K-media Discusses How Descendants of the Sun is the Only Ratings Success Pre-produced K-drama in 2016

K-media is taking stock of 2016 and the results are not exactly promising for the future of pre-producing K-dramas. What was once a rarity such as the mega budget Legend felt like a norm in 2016 with a slew of … Continue reading