Jo Yoon Hee is the 6th Lead to Joining the Next Drama From Penthouse Writer and PD Called The Escape of Seven

The title makes it sound like a Squid Game type escape story but coming from the PD and screenwriter combo that produced the mega hit but also mega crazy SBS drama Penthouse and kept it going for three seasons means it’s just makjang to come even in escape form. But this combo clearly has the track record of delivering the type of makjang viewers in South Korea tune in for so it’s a smart move to sign up for The Escape of Seven. So far the leads are Hwang Jung Eum, Uhm Ki Joon, Yoon Jong Hoon, Shin Eun Kyung, and Lee Joon. The 6th new addition is Jo Yoon Hee so now all that is left is the 7th and final member to form the Escape of Seven. The drama is slated to air on SBS in early 2023.

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KBS Premieres Mon-Tues Sageuk Red Single Heart with Lee Joon, Jang Hyuk, and Kang Han Na with 6.3% Episode 1 Ratings

The back-to-back-to-back-to-back spate of sageuks in K-ent in 2021 went on a pause after The Red Sleeve Cuff ended, and that was preceded by The King’s Affection, Lovers of the Red Sky, and River Where the Moon Rises. All four … Continue reading

tvN Sat-Sun Drama Bulgasal Ends Underwhelming Run this Sunday and Leaves K-netizens Confused and Offended by the Decision to Subtitle Lee Joon’s Dialogue at a Pivotal Ending Scene

I don’t know what brain trust at tvN post-production decided this was a good idea, but on the positive side it may have inadvertently gotten more publicity for this underwhelming and comparatively low rated drama. This Sunday was the final … Continue reading

K-ent Declares tvN Sat-Sun Fantasy Drama Bulgasal a Disappointment After Sky High $40 Billion Budget Nets Ratings in the 3%-4% Range

I totally forgot how much tvN Sat-Sun fantasy drama Bulgasal cost to make because it just seemed rather low key since it premiered that I put it with other regular fantasy dramas like Tale of the Nine Tales and the … Continue reading

tvN Sat-Sun Fantasy Drama Bulgasal with Lee Jin Wook and Kwon Nara Takes a One Way Ratings Fall from 6% to 4% Range 4-episodes In

The hullabaloo around jTBC Sat-Sun drama Snowdrop and its highly controversial premiere last weekend overshadowed the same time arrival of new tvN Sat-Sun drama Bulgasal (Immortal Souls). Starring Lee Jin Woo, Kwon Nara, Lee Joon, and Gong Seung Yeon, I … Continue reading

Netflix Sci-fi Drama The Silent Sea with Bae Doo Na, Gong Yoo, and Lee Joon Premieres to Tepid Reviews on Christmas Eve

There may be a pause in the Netflix K-drama hit train but it’s understandable, not every risk is going to work out. This Christmas Eve the streaming platform continued its one K-drama a month release and the big budget high … Continue reading

tvN Teases Immortality and Fated Love in Posters and Teaser for Bulgasal with Lee Jin Wook, Kwon Nara, Lee Joon, and Gong Seung Yeon

When I first saw the previews for Squid Game I totally went “Huh, I’ve gone on this rodeo before”, but of course doing a same concept doesn’t mean there isn’t an appetite for it in the here and now so … Continue reading