Honey Lee Pairs Up with Fast Rising Young Actor Lee Jong Won for Sageuk Rom-com Flower that Blooms at Night

Well this is an mighty strange casting pair but who knows, stranger things have worked. A new sageuk drama is being prepped titled Flower that Blooms at Night and late last year was reported to be starring Honey Lee in her first acting project after having a baby. Now her male lead has been cast with young rising actor Lee Jong Won who came to my attention in Gold Spoon as the second male lead and debuted only in 2020. I like him but I feel the age and experience gap is big with this pairing. The drama is an investigative rom-com sageuk about a widow living two lives and her meeting with a grandmaster type male lead character as they team up to solve mysteries. The drama is from the PD of Lovers of the Red Sky and will air later this year.

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MBC Wed-Thurs Drama Gold Spoon with Yook Sung Jae and Lee Jong Won is Surprisingly Good, Darker than Expected, and Presents an Genuine Existential Conundrum.

I know this drama is anchored by a magical spoon that swaps lives but the underlying “Who would do it” idea is so good because there are many like scenarios that could happen in real life. MBC premiered Gold Spoon … Continue reading

MBC Releases First Poster and Stills for Next Fri-Sat Drama Gold Spoon with Yook Sung Jae, Jung Chae Yeon, Lee Jong Won, and Yeonwoo

The currently airing MBC Fri-Sat drama Big Mouth just hit the midway mark of its 16-episode airing with increased ratings and buzz as a much needed success for the network. I don’t have as high a hope for the successor … Continue reading