Kim Min Kyu Confirmed for K-drama Pontifex Lembrary with Ko Bo Gyeol, Lee Jang Woo, and Ye Ji Won

This totally seems like a drama vehicle geared towards promoting K-actor Kim Min Kyu and I have no problem with that. I do worry its on the lightweight side and perhaps he needs more serious heavier works to cement his acting skills before enlisting for the military. But then again, well done comedy is absolutely a showcase for acting and this one sounds like Vampire Idol without the vampire. The K-drama Pontifex Lembrary (literal title) has finalized the cast, adapted from the web novel Holy Idol. Kim Min Kyu plays the human body with the soul of a divine being who ends up having to succeed in the real world as a member of an idol group that’s third rate at best. Joining him in the drama are Lee Jang Woo, Ko Bo Gyeol, and Ye Ji Won, with no word on the airing channel but the earliest this will arrive is the first half of 2023.

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2020 KBS Drama Awards Gives Veteran Actor Chun Ho Jin the Daesang for Weekend Hit Once Again

The 2020 KBS Drama Awards was a free for all as well, and a mix of face masks, social distancing, and still walking the red carpet. The bulk of the awards went to the various cast members of weekend drama … Continue reading

Melodrama Graceful Family Ends with 8.5% Record Ratings for Small Cable Network MBN, Cast Gets Vietnam Reward Vacation

Congrats to the dark horse hit drama of 2019, small cable network MBN‘s unexpected surprise Graceful Family ended it’s record setting run last week with 8.5% ratings. If you want to know how impressive that is the highest rating for … Continue reading

2014 MBC Year End Drama Awards

The 2014 MBC Drama Awards mostly went off without a hitch, other than the Jaejoong last minute inexplicable no-show hiccup and all the winners being as predicted to make the evening feel rather dull. The fashion parade was more interesting … Continue reading