OCN Investigative Horror Drama The Guest Gets Movie Sequel with Same Leads Kim Dong Wook, Kim Jae Wook, and Jung Eun Chae

The trio of priest, cop, and taxi-driving shaman is reuniting for the big screen and I have mixed feelings about it. OCN horror drama The Guest was a riveting watch for me last year and one of my favorites from 2018, and it ended with a cliffhanger on one hand with the big bad and a sorta happy ending for the three emotionally traumatized leads. The drama will get a sequel of sorts with a big screen movie confirmed to go into production later this year for a 2020 release, and starring all three drama leads Kim Dong Wook, Kim Jae Wook, and Jung Eun Chae. My preference would be for a second season and even more suitable with be a 2-hour SP episode like J-doramas do. The drama was a slow burn and best watched in the small screen, with the movie budget I worry they will just throw scarier baddies around and more action when I love the emotional in-and-outs of the three leads and their respective sadder than sad back stories. Continue reading

OCN and jTBC Dramas Surpass Cable Leader tvN in Late Fall 2018 Ratings

Cable network tvN has been the ratings leader not just of its own paid competitors but doing even better than some prime time big three network dramas that it’s quite a surprise to suddenly see the smaller cable networks upping … Continue reading

tvN Drama Hundred Million Stars Falling From the Sky Off to Solid 3.996% Ratings Start

I think it’s so funny that cable channel ratings have longer decimals than prime time because I’m so tempted to round up to 4% the first episode ratings of 3.996% garnered by tvN Wed-Thurs drama Hundred Million Stars Falling From … Continue reading

OCN Supernatural Thriller The Guest Premieres to Solid Ratings for Effective Scary Story and Cinematic Visuals

The newly premiered OCN Wed-Thurs drama The Guest (or Hand: The Guest) feels like it came one month late. It should have premiered in August during the traditional lunar new year ghost month because it is hella creepy and thoroughly … Continue reading