Major Moody Intensity in Store for Supernatural Sageuk Mirror of the Witch

Seeing more of the teasers and behind-the-scenes look at upcoming jTBC fantasy-tinged sageuk Mirror of the Witch slowly eases me into anticipation. The real life major age gap between back from the army Yoon Si Yoon and teenage Kim Sae Ron has been discussed enough so I won’t rehash it, drama wise he’s playing younger than his age as Heo Jun while she’s playing older than her age as discarded princess Yeon Hee (Seo Ri).

It’s billed as both a coming-of-age journey for her to regain her royal birth right along with a romance with Heo Jun who becomes her protector of sorts. Yeom Jung Ah is the bad witch, Lee Sung Jae the good official trying to bring the princess back, Kwak Si Yang a noble warrior, and Jang Hee Jin the queen who resorted to black magic to have royal babies only to lose one. The assembled cast can all act their pants off so I hate for a bit of disappointment with the lead age casting issue to turn me off checking this one out. Continue reading

Posters and New Stills Hint at the Romance Between Yoon Si Yoon and Kim Sae Ron in Mirror of the Witch

I may find upcoming cable network jTBC supernatural tinged sageuk Mirror of the Witch pretty as a picture in all the promos, but it’s still a tad nerve wracking to anticipate it knowing the big age gap between the leads … Continue reading

Dreamy Character Posters for Mirror of the Witch Set the Mood for an Otherworldly Tale

Fantasy tinged sageuk drama Mirror of the Witch (Witch Exemplar) is certainly setting the right visual tone with the first set of character posters. The layout isn’t innovative but the color tones and expressiveness of each actor brings the mood … Continue reading