Kim Ok Bin and Yoo Teo Play Against Type as Classic Bickering Romantic Leads in First Preview Netflix Drama Love to Hate You

Sooooooo this looks like either an epic fail or a wildly unexpected surprise. Netflix just dropped the first preview for rom-com K-drama Love to Hate You and I’m just perplexed my entire way through it. Each beat is plucked from all previous antagonist to lovers rom-com capers from contract dating to opposites attract but it’s the starring of Yoo Teo and Kim Ok Bin as the leads that just take me a wee bit out of the moment. Both have the image of tough and dangerous leads in serious dramas and seeing them in pratfalls and trying to one-up another is like an optical illusion of sorts. Don’t get me wrong, I think it’s great to have adult serious stars take their turn at comedic silliness in romance I just need a sec to get into the moment. Bonus points here for second male lead Kim Ji Hoon who is not the third wheel but instead a besty trying to get his boy true love with the right girl.

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First Official Stills for Arthdal Chronicles Season 2 with New Leads Lee Jun Ki and Shin Se Kyung and Returning Villains Jang Dong Gun and Kim Ok Bin

It’s raining K-drama goodies to start off the week so here is the first official stills for Arthdal Chronicles 2, the sequel to the 2020 summer blockbuster primed drama that wasn’t. It will air next year in 2023 and in … Continue reading

Production Company Confirms Season 2 of Arthdal Chronicles to Start Filming September 2020

It’s too early to say whether this is a financial smart move but the production company behind the big budget fantasy sageuk Arthdal Chronicles has announced officially that season 2 of the series would indeed be made. Filming is scheduled … Continue reading

Penultimate Episode of Fantasy Sageuk Arthdal Chronicles Bring in 6.412% Ratings

It’s finale weekend over on tvN as the big budgeted and highly promoted fantasy sageuk Arthdal Chronicles wraps up its ambitious tale with the final two episodes. The penultimate episode brought in 6.412% ratings, so part 3 of this drama … Continue reading

Fantasy Sageuk Arthdal Chronicles Returns for Season 2 This Weekend Taking Over For Hotel Del Luna

tvN started off summer of 2019 with the highly anticipated fantasy sageuk Arthdal Chronicles but it was the next drama to come the fantasy drama Hotel Del Luna that garnered higher ratings an buzz. One will never know how Arthdal … Continue reading

Poster and Preview for Season 3 of Arthdal Chronicles Teases Direct Conflict and More Action Between All the Leads

Summer of 2019 is ending and will bring with it the return of tvN drama Arthdal Chronicles, which kicked of the summer when it first premiered at the beginning of June. The first two seasons didn’t reach the ratings height … Continue reading

Arthdal Chronicles Wraps Up First Two Seasons With Disappointing Ratings and Break Before Third Season Airs in September

Watching the first two seasons (12 episodes) of tvN fantasy saguek Arthdal Chronicles is like sticking with a whole lotta meh hoping for something drastic to happen to make it suddenly better. I stuck with it thinking perhaps the dull … Continue reading