The Glory Releases Emotionally Clenching Character Posters with the Trumpet Vines as Backdrop

Peeps who know the language of flowers will need to share what the trumpet vines mean as it’s being used for the backdrop of the new character posters for upcoming Netflix drama The Glory. It’s one week away from premiering next Friday on the streaming platform with a full 8-episode drop of the first season. The new character posters are very nicely done, every character is expressing palpable energy in the stills rather than looking like photoshopped dolls. I’m really rooting for this drama because both Song Hye Kyo and Kim Eun Sook are looking for a redemption, the former for her acting (lack thereof) and the latter for totally dropping the ball on her last drama script. I also love that both are willing to get out of their comfort zone in doing this project, and so far early reviews from critics who got a sneak preview are positive.

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Netflix Drama The Glory Holds Press Conference and Releases Tense and Biting Long Preview Ahead of December 30th Premiere

So I guess a binge watch is in store for December 30th, when all 8 episodes of the first season of K-drama The Glory drops on Netflix. The cast and crew held a press conference this week and confirmed that … Continue reading

Kim Hye Yoon Adorable in Best New Actress Win at the 2022 Grand Bell Awards and Leads the Way with Black Dress Done Right

This Friday evening in Seoul was the Grand Bell Awards (Daejong Awards) which only covers the movie industry. It’s highly prestigious but most readers here are K-drama centered so may not have watched or followed the K-movie circuit this year, … Continue reading

Park Sung Hoon Signs onto Kim Eun Sook Drama The Glory Joining Song Hye Kyo, Lee Do Hyun, and Lim Ji Yeon

Screenwriter Kim Eun Sook typically does a drama every two years and it’s been that long since her last drama The King: Eternal Monarch in 2020. She is coming back this year with revenge melodrama The Glory, which is being … Continue reading

2019 Asia Artist Awards Lines Up Top K-stars Yoona, Park Min Young, Ji Chang Wook, Jang Dong Gun, Jung Hae In and More

The Asia Artist Awards started only three years ago in 2016 created by a few cable networks. This year it’s going to be held in Vietnam and announced as the MCs are singer Leeteuk and actress Lim Ji Yeon. The … Continue reading

Hyun Bin, Kim Sun Ah, Cha Seung Won and More Attend VIP Movie Premiere for Luck-Key

The VIP movie premiere for the Yoo Hae Jin and Lee Joon identity swapping movie Luck-Key is a quite a treat for the adoring fans in attendance as many big names showed up. My favorite squee moment was seeing Kim … Continue reading

Drama Posters and New Preview for Jackpot Ramp Up the Battle for the Joseon Throne

A long and relatively successful run ended today for the SBS 50-episode sageuk Six Flying Dragons, the ratings leader in the Mon-Tues time slot but never high enough in ratings to bring back the days of yore when serious longs … Continue reading

Daebak Gets English Title The Royal Gambler and Pits Brothers Jang Geun Seok and Yeo Jin Gu Against Each Other

SBS is wrapping up long running Mon-Tues drama Six Flying Dragons next week and the following week will see the premiere of Daebak, which has been officially English titled The Royal Gambler rather than the literal Jackpot. I kinda like … Continue reading