Shin Hye Sun Readies for Another Go-around in Poster and Stills for tvN Drama See You in My 19th Life

I think fantasy always sounds interesting on paper but the execution has been spotting in K-dramas. The Beauty Within was amazingly heartfelt but Doom at Your Service fell completely flat, just naming two from the opposite ends of the spectrum. tvN upcoming drama See You in My 19th Life takes the premise of a woman who remembers all her past lives reconnecting with a now grown man who was her childhood sweetheart in her previous life, in that they met as kids and then she died and now she’s back as a new person while he’s still alive, older and a lot more emotionally messed up. I was a little skeptical of Ahn Bo Hyun playing a wan and listless man but he looks fine in the first stills and there is the ever impressive Shin Hye Sun who has taken control of her career from second female lead to drama carrying first lead with such confidence and success. The drama sounds like it will bring me back to K-drama land when it premieres in early June.

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K-ent Hit with More COVID-19 Positives in Park Seo Joon, Shin Hye Sun, Lee Jun Young, and Rising Young Actor Yoon Chan Young

When my bae Lee Seung Gi got COVID-19 last week, culminated from weeks of many idols, variety stars, musical performers, and actor/actresses all getting it, I thought that may be the peak but looks like there is a mountain even … Continue reading

K-netizens Upset that tvN Drama Queen Cheorin’s Naver Channel has Been Restored as TVing Tries to Re-promote it on Streaming

It’s nearing the one year anniversary of when Queen Cheorin (Mr. Queen) premiered on tvN on December 12th, 2020. Oh what a year makes, for this drama it’s been the see-saw of hugely successful airings and audience feedback when it … Continue reading

Park Bo Gum, Shin Hye Sun, Park Seo Joon, and Kang Ha Neul Lead the Latest Release for the K-Actor 200 List

Seeing the actors and actresses featured in the KOFIC K-Actor 200 List continues to impress me with the confirmation that South Korean entertainment is packed with talent. Very few idol-turned-actor/actress made this list so on just the actors and actresses … Continue reading

Beyond Evil Wins Best Drama at 2021 Baeksang Awards with Shin Ha Kyun and Kim So Yeon Taking Home the Best Acting Awards

A nicely laudatory ceremony for the 2021 Baeksang Awards wrapped up tonight in South Korea and I’m pretty happy with the results. The Daesang went to Yoo Jae Suk for his continued exemplary work as a variety star and host, … Continue reading

2021 Baeksang Award Nominations are Out with a Murderers Row of Nominees in the Drama Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor Categories

The 2021 Baeksang Arts Award nominations came out five days ago but I didn’t have a chance to write about it since the news was overshadowed by the hullabaloo that was the production of MBC drama Time and things surrounding … Continue reading