Movie Version of The Beauty Inside Director Baek Jong Yeol Criticizes the Poor Directing of PD Lee Eun Bok in tvN Drama Jirisan Before Deleting Instagram Post Hours Later

Oooooh pass me the popcorn now chingus! This is the type of shady beef I love because no harm done and just lots of juicy industry cattiness. Yesterday was the Saturday premiere of tvN action suspense drama Jirisan (Mount Jiri) which set a new premiere ratings record for the weekend time slot in terms of cable dramas. I saw the K-netizen reviews which were mixed but leaned towards more positive feedback, but then the K-netizens all ran over to navel gaze at a director to director shading. The Beauty Inside movie version director Baek Jong Yeol has an active Instagram where he’s very vocal about K-ent projects from dramas to movies to art, and last night he watched the Jirisan premiere and then posted an Insta straight up critiquing Jirisan PD Lee Eun Bok. He said “The first episode (from my standards), this quality is the problem of the PD and is the reason for Jirisan. Filming the actors to come across as bad at acting, it must be magic, but if it was filmed this way intentionally then I’m sorry.” ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ It’s rare for a fellow director to so openly shade another director’s work and hours after Director Baek posted the Insta he deleted it so it’s not there anymore. I still need to watch Jirisan, waiting to do both episodes at once but PD Lee Eun Bok is has a huge resume of successful dramas including Goblin, Mr. Sunshine, Descendants of the Sun, Sweet Home, Secret Love, School 2013, and Dream High, so if I were him I’d just brush it aside.

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tvN Sat-Sun Mountain Climbing Drama Jirisan with Jeon Ji Hyun and Joo Ji Hoon Premieres with Highest Weekend Ratings for Cable at 9.097%

This weekend is the premiere of new tvN Sat-Sun drama Jirisan (Mount Jiri) and boy was it a rollercoaster in K-ent during the week day before due to the scandal from the male lead of the previous drama Hometown Cha … Continue reading

Exciting Action and Moody Introspective Poster Sets for tvN Drama Jirisan Amp Up the Expectation for October 23rd Premiere

It’s just ten days away from the arrival of big budget tvN drama Jirisan (Mount Jiri), a new genre for K-dramas to tackle the outdoor action realm of mountaineering and mountain rescues. The drama stars Jeon Ji Hyun, Joo Ji … Continue reading

Jeon Ji Hyun is a Spirited Park Ranger with Mellow Counterpart Joo Ji Hoon in Second Teaser for tvN Drama Cliffhanger

With Hometown Cha Cha Cha doing great ratings on Sat-Sun midway through its run, made even more impressive with it’s rom-com and slice-of-life genre, the stage is looking great for its successor drama the mega high profile Cliffhanger (Mount Jiri) … Continue reading

K-ent Poll Finds Netizens Most Anticipating tvN Drama Cliffhanger as Well as Leads Joo Ji Hoon and Jeon Ji Hyun in the Acting Categories For the Remaining 2021 Drama Slate

I’m psyched for tvN drama Cliffhanger (Mount Jiri or Jirisan) but actually didn’t feel it was trending this high on the K-netizens wish list. A recent online research firm poll of 1000 people ages 20 and up ask “what is … Continue reading

Jeon Ji Hyun and Joo Ji Hoon Start Filming K-drama Mount Jiri in September 2020, Filming Expected to Last Through June 2021

I’m glad to see a K-drama take a location shoot seriously and expensively without needing to be in an exotic overseas locale. Upcoming highly anticipated human survival and nature drama Mount Jiri will be starting primary filming next month in … Continue reading