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Korean drama of the week "Welcome to Waikiki" (2018)
Directed by Lee Chang-min-I
Written by Kim Hyo-joo, Kim Ki-ho, Song Ji-eun-I, Song Mi-so, Wang Hye-jin
With Kim Jung-hyun, Lee Yi-kyung, Son Seung-won, Jung In-sun, Go Won-hee, Lee Joo-woo,...
20 episodes - Mon, Tue 23:00
Also known as "Go Go Waikiki"
A sitcom centering on a group of people living in a guest house named "Waikiki" in Itaewon managed by three dreamers...More
Viewership of Wednesday-Thursday dramas is at a standstill.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, KBS 2TV's Wednesday-Thursday drama "Sell Your Haunted House" which aired on the 22nd, recorded 3.7% and 5.3% (Ep.4) of viewership nationwide. It dropped slightly from 3.7% and 5.9% (Ep.3) in the previous episode...More
In the fifteenth episode of tvN drama "Mouse" which aired on the 22nd, Jeong Ba-reum (Lee Seung-gi) was found to be the culprit of a series of murders known to have been committed by Seong Yo-han (Kwon Hwa-woon). Jeong Ba-reum, who didn't know he was the top 1% psychopath predator was shocked to learn the truth...More
The movie "Happy New Year" was first filmed on the 19th after confirming the appearance of Han Ji-min, Lee Dong-wook, Kang Ha-neul, Yoona, Won Jin-ah, Seo Kang-joon, Lee Kwang-soo, Kim Young-kwang, Ko Sung-hee, Lee Jin-wook, Lee Kyu-hyung, Jo Joon-young, Won Ji-an, Lee Hye-young-I and Jung Jin-young...More
On April 21st Lee Jong-suk's agency A-MAN Project confirmed that the actor had received an offer to appear in the upcoming legal drama "Big Mouth" in the leading role. Lee Jong-suk would play an underperforming lawyer who inadvertently gets entangled in a murder case and must struggle to find the hidden truth...More
On April 17th, actor Ryu Deok-hwan married a model and fashion brand CEO. Ryu Deok-hwan is best known for his role as the lead in the "God's Quiz" series of criminal investigation dramas. While reasonably well-known, Ryu Deok-hwan is not the sort of celebrity whose nuptials warrant major attention. So it is that Ryu Deok-hwan's wedding only became major news in the days to come, as stars in attendance at the wedding made Instagram posts regarding the event...More
A close race between two dramas fight for the top of Wednesday-Thursday dramas.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company, on the 22nd, KBS2's Wednesday-Thursday drama "Sell Your Haunted House" which aired on the 21st, recorded 3.7% and 5.9% (Ep.3). This is not much different from the previous broadcast's record of 3.7% and 5.6% (Ep.3)...More
Lee Si-young showed off her innocent beauty.
The drama is based on the popular Naver webtoon "I Know But" with 100 million views by Jung Seo. It is a hyper realistic romance between Yoo Na-bi, a woman who doesn't believe in love, and Park Jae-eon, a man who wants to flirt...More
"The Wild" is a crime action film about the desperate conspiracy and betrayal of two men who chose different paths to liquidate the past and live a new life.
Kim Hye-soo revealed a picture of her radiant beauty.
The new JTBC drama "Sabotage City", a mystery psychological thriller drama against the backdrop of the Sungjin Group Museum of Art, depicts stories of people trying to reach the top.
Lee Gyu-hyun plays Park Yong-seop. Park Yong-seop is very close to Kim Yi-seol (Lee E-dam), a docent of Space Jin at Sungjin Group's art museum run by Yoon Jae-hee (Soo Ae), and will show his desire...More
The 'script reading' photos by the main characters of "Racket Boy Band" has been unveiled.
Jung Il-woo and Kwon Yuri, who played the roles of bossam players Ba-woo and princess Soo-kyeong in MBN's special 10th anniversary drama "Bossam: Steal the Fate", completed a serious yet atmospheric couple pictorial...More
In a recent interview, director Seo Yoo-min of "Recalled" discussed the mystery thriller, which had its release on April 21st. The screenwriter of such films as "Happiness" and "The Last Princess" is making her directoral debut with the movie. The mystery thriller genre is a noticable departure for the director, with her mostly being known primarily for melodramas...More
On April 21st the upcoming television drama "Youth of May" released new stills featuring the second leads of the drama. Lee Sang-yi-I and Keum Sae-rok will play a brother and sister in the under the backdrop of the 1980 Gwangju Uprising...More
"River Where the Moon Rises" retained its top spot in Monday-Tuesday dramas.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company on the 21st, the final episode of KBS2's Monday-Tuesday drama "River Where the Moon Rises" which aired on the 20th, recorded a rating of 8.3% (Ep.20)...More
Actress Kim Go-eun cut her hair short.
Chanel Korea has selected actor Gong Yoo as the new Chanel Watch & Fine Jewelry Ambassador.
It has already been two years since the late Goo Bon-im passed away.
"Dal-ri and Gamjatang" is a story about an illiterate upstarter who wants to join the Inner Circle, trying to steal an art museum from a daughter of a prestigious family and falls in love with her instead. It is directed by Lee Jung-seob and written by Son Eun-hye and Park Se-eun-I...More
"Police Class" is a drama about a detective who beats up criminals with all his heart and a hacker-turned-criminal student who solves everything with his smart head, meeting as a professor and student at a police university and co-investigating a case...More
"Dark Hole" unveiled two main posters along with news of the change in schedule.
Five character posters for "Imitation" have been released.
On April 20th a person affiliated with the production of "The Witch : Part 2. The Other One" confirmed that the movie had finished production on April 19th. Purportedly the film had begun production in late December, and had largely proceeded on schedule...More
According to figures released by the Korean Box Office Information System (KOBIS) "Recalled" is continuing to post strong early reservations. The number has dipped down to the 30% range, compared to the 40% range from yesterday. Additionally, "Recalled" is now facing stronger competition from the Demon Slayer anime film which has been a recurring fixture at the South Korean box office over the last three months...More
On April 19th Ok Taecyeon made a post on his personal Instagram account expressing enthusiasm for his work on "Vincenzo" promising to do his best until the very end. Ok Taecyeon plays the villain of the drama. Ok Taecyeon also included a video of a coffee car, and made reference to Lee Junho as his benefactor...More
2021/04/19 | Permalink
"Now, We Are Breaking Up" is a sweet, salty, spicy, and sour breakup version of "Love Actually". It is being anticipated as one of the most looked forward to dramas of the year starring Song Hye-kyo, Jang Ki-yong, Choi Hee-seo, Kim Joo-hun and others. It is written by writer Je In and directed by Lee Gil-bok...More
"The Good Detective" is coming back with a second season.
According to figures released by the Korean Box Boffice Information System (KOBIS) "Recalled" has taken a commanding lead in early reservations. As of this writing, the mystery thriller is sitting at 49.6%, and has spent most of the day over forty percent. No other film, foreign or domestic, is even cracking double digits. Though early figures are unreliable, and "Recalled" has yet to appear. This data also tracks with figures released by film theater websites...More
With the final figures in from the weekend, "SEOBOK" now stands at 210,233 admissions at the South Korean box office. The number is an improvement compared to the early weekday figures, which hinted at an even weaker performance. But "SEOBOK" remains a disappointment, as hopes were high for the movie to reinvigorate the South Korean box office but it now looks unlikely to crack even half a million...More
On April 19th the Korea Tourism Organization released details of a fan event that had taken place in Taiwan two days prior on April 17th. The event was notable for having maximum attendance, around three hundred fifty people, in spite of the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions...More
One of the key aspects to the enjoyability of Korean dramas is the fact that they are short, bite-sized stories told in a beautifully engaging fashion. They're usually 16 to 20 episodes long, which is just perfect to be able to invest in a narrative without getting too attached. However, sometimes, within these 16 episodes, Korean dramas feature some of the biggest and most unthinkable plot twists, effectively changing the entire perspective of the viewer. Here are our top 10 K-Dramas with the biggest plot twists....More
The controversy against against Seo Ye-ji continues unabated. What started out as a simple confirmation of a secret relationship with her "Stay With Me" co-star Kim Jung-hyun has morphed into an elaborate menagerie of accusations, from school age bullying, to gaslighting of former personal staff, to dishonesty regarding overseas studies in Spain. As commenters pore through old footage of Seo Ye-ji on variety programs to confirm incidental details of these events, advertisers have removed Seo Ye-ji from their copy...More
Among the many accusations leveled against Seo Ye-ji over the past week, the claim that she had a romantic relationship with her "The Night Watchman's Journal" co-star Yunho and that the two united to make staff for that drama miserable would seem to be one of the more explosive ones. Yet Yunho's agency has been quiet on the matter, with most publications ignoring the story following its initial release. Ultimately, ambiguity regarding Yunho's actual culpability has put the story on the backburner...More
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According to figures released by the Korean Film Council, "SEOBOK" easily led at the South Korean box office for its first three days of release. With no real competition from new films, "SEOBOK" is likely to sweep the full weekend figures as well...More
There's a sort of brute elegance in the title to "Two Big Men" that very aptly encapsulates what this movie's about. Dong-beom (played by Woo Kang-min) is a big bully of a detective who uses his bulk to intimidate people. Kang-cheol (played by Jung Jong-woo) is equally big, but generally kind-hearted and so socially awkward it's hard to imagine how he got a criminal record. Together, they fight crime, one gaggle of goons at a time...More
In a bout of inspired and efficient screenwriting, "Troubleshooter" doesn't bother giving us a whole lot of background on ex-cop turned private eye Tae-sik (played by Sol Kyung-gu). Right away he's off to work, and right away something goes horribly wrong, forcing our increasingly cranky problem solver to chase down leads to clear his name. From that point on the story is about as pedestrian as it gets, with no individual twist or turn carrying much weight...More
The original Chinese Legend of the White Snake has been adapted in numerous kinds of formats, from operas to stage plays, to movies and television. At the turn of the decade, Shin Sang-ok decided to try his hand on the original, in a film that is rather different from his previous works, which were mostly focused on realism...More
Korean movie of the week "The Singer" (2019)
Directed by Cho Jung-rae
With Lee Bong-geun, Lee Yu-ri, Kim Ha-yeon-I, Park Chul-min, Kim Dong-wan, Kim Min-joon,...
Formerly known as "Sorikkun"
Started filming: 2019/09/23
Wrapped up filming: 2019/11/25
The story that made the world laugh
The voice that made the world cry
Ten years of King Yeongjo's reign, Hak-gyu, a talented sorikkun searches for his wife, Gan-nan. One by one, the band of entertainers led by a singer is filled with excitement as the Eight Provinces of Joseon's traveling theater begins. We meet the impoverished Joseon on the road! Hak-gyu's song that made the people cry begins to be the sound that changes the world...More
"Sell Your Haunted House" had an increase in viewership.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company on the 16th, KBS2's Wednesday-Thursday drama "Sell Your Haunted House" which aired on the 15th, recorded 3.7% and 5.6% (Ep.2) nationwide...More
The new tvN drama "Hospital Playlist Season 2" released pictures from its script reading.
KBS expressed its position regarding "Dear.M".
Amid the confirmation of Ha Il-kwon's casting of the drama version of the popular webtoon "The Sound of Magic", interest in it is increasing.
Netflix posted a photo on its official SNS channel on the morning of the 15th with an article that began with "Do you believe in magic?"...More
Actress Kang So-ra has become a mother.
Actor Son Ye-jin will return to drama.
On the 15th, a media reported that Son Ye-jin will appear in the drama "Thirty-Nine" scheduled to be broadcast on JTBC. In a related development, an official from MST Entertainment, Son Ye-jin's agency, told Dong-A Dotcom that "the work is being positively reviewed"....More
The production team behind "Vincenzo" had previously announced that the drama would not be airing this week so as to better perfect the mafia comedy's final episodes. However, to help maintain hype, "Vincenzo" has also released new production stills...More
The public relations situation for actress Seo Ye-ji has continued to worsen since yesterday, with many individual details of allegations against the actress being confirmed even as the overall tenor of the situation remains vague. Most notably, the Complutense University of Madrid was asked to verify that Seo Ye-ji had been accepted to the school as a young woman. Though they refused to confirm or deny Seo Ye-ji's situation, the prompting of the request was the real significance...More
The South Korean feature film "Intimate Strangers" is only one of eighteen worldwide remakes of the original Italian movie, which now holds the Guinness World Record for a film to have inspired remakes. Now, "Intimate Strangers" has been adapted to stage in South Korea...More
The first episodes of "Sell Your Haunted House" and "Law School" are in a close match with their ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, on the 15th, KBS2's Wednesday-Thursday drama "Sell Your Haunted House" which aired for the first time the day before, recorded 4.1% and 5.3% (Ep.1) of national viewership ratings...More
For a while, broadcasters were occupied by male actors such as Shin Ha-kyun, Yeo Jin-goo, Cho Seung-woo and Song Joong-ki. For the first time in 2 years, Song Hye-kyo, Go Hyun-jung, Lee Bo-young and Jun Ji-hyun are coming back. Song Hye-kyo has decided to return to the drama after a long wait after her divorce, and Go Hyun-jung will also portray a growing drama with a lyrical feel. On top of that, Lee Bo-young and Jun Ji-hyun's comebacks also entertain viewers who are waiting for the drama.
Song Hye-kyo's return is something that viewers have been looking forward to. In particular, Song Hye-kyo has decided not only on her comeback but she is also on her next film. Song Hye-kyo, who was a guaranteed viewer rating check and showed unlimited acting, will return with SBS's "Now, We Are Breaking Up" two years after tvN's "Encounter"...More
KBS1's "To Me to You" reflects on the meaning of a 'life friend', the real friend we need through the process of becoming a real friend beyond the prejudice of disability. Lim Na-young plays Hyeon-ah, the heroine who seeks real friendship with a friend with a disability, and presents the direction the drama wants to talk about...More
Allegations of inappropriate behavior against Seo Ye-ji are taking on an unusual breadth, as there is now variety to the accusations across multiple timeframes and anecdotes. In general the main charge levied against Seo Ye-ji is that she is rude and hostile to staff, even superiors, and has been known to make people uncomfortable with her behavior. While none of the accusations arise to a criminal level, the unpleasant depictions of Seo Ye-ji's demeanor may cost her presumed role on "Island - Drama" later this year...More
Recently the upcoming tvN drama "Seashore Village Chachacha" confirmed that actors Shin Min-a and Kim Seon-ho had been confirmed for the leading roles. "Seashore Village Chachacha" had previously been known by the working title "Mr. Handy" which signified that the project was a remake of the "Mr. Handy" film from 2004...More
According to Big Boss Entertainment, Jung Wook-jin, who is represented by the agency, will appear in the upcoming Gwangju Uprising era drama "Youth of May" next month. He will be playing the role of Choi Jeong-haeng, a rookie police officer...More
2021/04/13 | Permalink
Actress Han Ye-seul pulled off the summer look in her own way.
Origin Entertainment announced this fact on the 12th...More
Actress Hong Eun-hee entered self-isolation as she was classified as a close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case.
Hong Eun-hee's makeup staff was recently tested positive for COVID-19, the agency Namoo Actors said on the 13th. "Since then, Hong Eun-hee, other confirmed staff and employees who had overlapped or went into contact with the confirmed COVID-19 case, tested negative"....More
Seo Ye-ji's agency Gold Medalist made an official position on the 13th and said, "As a result of confirmation with Kim Jung-hyun, we have clearly confirmed that the drama-related controversy was not caused by Seo Ye-ji"....More
A bad week for actress Seo Ye-ji took a turn for the worse with the revival of rumors that she engaged in bullying behavior back in middle school. The original allegations date to February, though they were annoyed at that time. A person claiming to be the then-thirty something mother of children from Seo Ye-ji's school district claims that the actress was notorious for going into violent rages against classmates that did not abate until after middle school, when she had double eyelid surgery and made new friends...More
On April 13th Kakao TV released a Toktiview with actor Um Tae-goo discussing "Night in Paradise" which was released this past April 9th. The interview focused much on the exact nuances of his acting technique, with the interviewer asking him to give specific examples Commenters for the interview were impressed at how much Um Tae-goo could communicate with the interviewer even without using verbalization as necessary...More
The 2018 4DX/VR short film "Stay With Me" has become an unexpected subject of interest following accusations of unprofessional conduct toward Kim Jung-hyun. A recent news report confirmed that Kim Jung-hyun had been in a romantic relationship with actress Seo Ye-ji from that title, and seemed to imply that she made demands of him regarding "Time - Drama" in 2018...More
The ratings of "River Where the Moon Rises" went up.
According Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company, KBS 2TV's Monday-Tuesday drama "River Where the Moon Rises" which aired on the 12th, recorded 6.7% and 8.4% (Ep.17) nationwide ratings...More
JTBC's Wednesday-Thursday drama "Law School" will meet viewers around the world through Netflix.
Netflix announced on the 12th that it will release "Law School" which will be first released on the 14th, at 11PM (Korea Standard Time) every Thursday in Asia, English, Arab and Latin America, including Korea. Other regions will be unveiled simultaneously on June 10 at 4PM (Korea Standard Time)...More
Actress Seo Ye-ji is known to have deleted her social posts after allegations surrounding her, but the account was confirmed to not belong to her.
According to a report by the Korea Expo News on the 12th, Seo Ye-ji is currently not operating social media. An official told the Expo News that the social media account currently known as Seo Ye-ji's is not actually hers...More
MCMC, the agency, said on the 12th, "Lee Seo-bin will join tvN's Monday-Tuesday drama "Navillera". We ask for your interest and love in the future for Lee Seo-bin, who is showing various images in the work"....More
On the 12th, Seo Ye-ji decided not to participate in the press preview of the movie "Recalled" (director Seo Yoo-min) at Lotte Cinema Konkuk University in Gwangjin-gu, Seoul on the afternoon of the 13th...More
Amid allegations that actor Kim Jung-hyun had a romantic relationship with actor Seo Ye-ji in the past, suspicions were also raised that at the Time - Drama Kim Jung-hyun was starring in the MBC drama "Time - Drama" in 2018, he asked to revise the script on Seo Ye-ji's request.
On the 12th, Kim Jung-hyun's agency O& Entertainment said, "We submitted a petition to the Korea Entertainment Association (Korea Entertainment Management Association) due to a contract with Kim Jung-hyun. In that situation, it is difficult to argue about these rumors"....More
Nominees in dramas for the 57th Baeksang Arts Awards 2021, winners will be announced May, 13 2021...More
Nominees in movies for the 57th Baeksang Arts Awards 2021, winners will be announced May, 13 2021...More
The fashion magazine Marie Claire Korea recently released unpublished stills from Jeon Yeo-bin's photoshoot in the magazine's April issue. The move was prompted by the surge in her popularity thanks to the recently released film "Night in Paradise" on Netflix...More
On April 10th, the serial killer themed drama "Beyond Evil" completed its sixteen episode run with final ratings of 6%. "Beyond Evil" was a solid performer for jTBC, opening at 4.5% ratings with a low point of 3.8% reached in the fifth episode. As the network continues to experiment with more genre themed entertainment, the focus is now on "Undercover" which will take over the drama's timeslot on April 23rd following a break this week...More
According to recent news reports, Kim Sung-soo has been cast for the upcoming drama "The Road: Tragedy of One" from Studio Dragon. This will be his first television role since "Shall We Kiss First?" in 2018 where he played supporting cast...More
Historical K-Dramas are a great way to learn more about the history and culture of Korea and chart its progression to present day South Korea. It is always incredible to see how some customs changed while some remained the same even after hundreds of years, how language changed and how important events at that time affected the present as we know it today. Here are 10 historical or sageuk K-Dramas that definitely deserve a watch!...More
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"Vincenzo"'s ratings remain at the 10% range.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company, tvN's weekend drama, "Vincenzo" recorded 10.572% (Ep.16), a slight increase from 10.572% (Ep.16)...More
2021/04/10 | Permalink
"Beyond Evil" broadcasted its final episode.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company, JTBC's Friday-Saturday drama, "Beyond Evil" which broadcasted its last episode on the 10th, recorded 5.991% (Ep.16)...More
With the arrival of April comes the first major face-off between two highly anticipated films since last summer, when "Steel Rain 2: Summit" and "When the Devil Calls Your Name" premiered in theaters in back to back weeks. But after a year of a COVID-19 induced box office depression, the battleground has now taken a markedly different shift. Where the gangster noir "Night in Paradise" premiered on Netflix on April 9th, "SEOBOK" will have a hybrid premiere in theaters and TVING on April 15th...More
The upcoming Gwangju Uprising era drama "Youth of May" recently released behind the scenes stills of the drama. In the relevant photos, various actors can be seen taking selfies of themselves with their scripts, as well as studying those scripts diligently...More
Concurrent with the release of "Night in Paradise" worldwide, Netflix released behind the scenes still of the movie as it was being filmed. The scenes depict an intractable environment even when the cameras were turned off. Netflix also confirmed that lead actor Um Tae-goo had gained nine kilograms in anticipation of his action-centered role in the gangster movie, which also featured shirtless scenes for the up and coming star...More
Tae-goo (played by Um Tae-goo) is introduced to us in fairly gangster fashion, both literally and figuratively, over the course of a job. "Night in Paradise" then transitions to him having a very bad day, ultimately deciding to improve it by making other people have similarly bad days in turn. All of this is laboriously set up to finally get Tae-goo to Jeju Island, where he meets Jae-yeon (played by Jeon Yeo-bin), the niece of the weapons dealer Tae-goo intends to crash with en route to Russia...More
Via opening montage we see the once lauded music manager Min-soo (played by Jo Dal-hwan) devolve into largely forgotten has-been. He enjoys an apparent reversal in fortunes upon meeting Ji-hoon (played by Chanyeol) who has an amazing singing voice. There's just one problem. Ji-hoon is terrified of public performances. So in an effort to help Ji-hoon overcome his fears, and also help Min-soo himself escape his past decisions, Min-soo concocts an elaborate busking scheme wherein Ji-hoon performs from "The Box" to overcome his stage fright...More
It was a real pleasure watching Shin Sang-ok finally straying away from his usual melodramatic tropes, to deal with a different kind of film, a crime one. And although the narrative is anything but stripped of melodrama, the unique approach of Korean cinema towards this kind of movies, which focuses not on whodunit but whydunit, truly shines here...More
2021/04/09 | Permalink
"IMPRESSIVELY SPECTACULAR" ~ The Guardian
"... a relentless and bloody high-octane thriller which lands on all fronts". ~ Backseat Mafia
"Deliver Us From Evil"
The Non-Stop, Action-Packed Rollercoaster Thrill Ride Hits Digital, Blu-ray™ & DVD May 25...More
Korean drama of the week "Partners for Justice" (2018)
Directed by Noh Do-cheol
Written by Min Ji-eun
With Jung Jae-young, Jung Yoo-mi, Lee Yi-kyung, Park Eun-seok, Stephanie Lee, Ahn Suk-hwan,...
32 episodes - Mon, Tue 22:00 (2x35min episodes per day)
Also known as "Investigation Couple"
An investigator and a forensic scientist team up to track down bad guys...More
2021/04/08 | Permalink
"Sisyphus: The Myth" and "Hello, Me!" broadcasted their last episodes.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company, JTBC's Wednesday-Thursday drama, "Sisyphus: The Myth" which aired its last episode on the 8th, recorded 4.363 (Ep.16)...More
Actor Lee Min-ho is the talk of the town for showing off his handsome face.
Rain's financial skills have been revealed.
Mnet's "TMI NEWS", which aired on April 7th, introduced 'stars with a huge real estate market profit'...More
In KBS2's new Wednesday-Thursday drama "Sell Your Haunted House", which is scheduled to air for the first time on the 14th, Choi Woo-sung plays the role of Young-mae, who goes to exorcise evil spirits with Hong Ji-ah (Jang Nara). With perfect chemistry with Jang Nara, he will add a sense of immersion in the beginning of the play...More
"I want to be an ordinary Song Hye-kyo".
KBS 2TV's new drama "Youth of May" released a teaser poster.
In the poster are Hwang Hee-tae and Kim Myeong-hee played by Lee Do-hyun and Go Min-si. In the vintage poster reminiscent of a film picture, the two revealed the character's personality with a smile that shows the temperature difference, and creates a strange atmosphere with mixed gaze treatment...More
"The Penthouse 2" recently finished its seven week television run with ratings even exceeding that of the original. The intense drama has also topped the Good Data Report in all seven of its weeks, showing that the class-focused thriller has had influence on social media beyond even what is suggested by its already strong performance in traditional metrics...More
On April 4th, 2015, actors Yoon Seung-ah and Kim Moo-yul were married. Their fans were reminded of this thanks to posts on Yoon Seung-ah's Instagram and Instagram Story accounts which included photos from both the past and future...More
On April 8th the Video-On-Demand platform Home Choice revealed the current rankings for most solicited programs over the first week of April. "The Penthouse 2" once again led for the sixth straight week. In general dramas have been outperforming variety programs for on demand services lately...More
2021/04/07 | Permalink
"Sisyphus: The Myth" records its lowest rating.
According to Nielsen Korea, JTBC's Wednesday-Thursday drama "Sisyphus: The Myth" which aired on the 7th, recorded 3.394% (Ep.15) of viewership based on paid broadcasting households nationwide...More
The poster for tvN's new Saturday and Sunday drama "MINE" has been unveiled.
Among the posters released on the 7th were Seo Hee-soo (Lee Bo-young), who becomes the second daughter-in-law of the Hyowon Family from being a former top actress, and Jeong Seo-hyeon (Kim Seo-hyung), the first daughter-in-law, who is noble to the bones. The confident eyes of the two attract attention. Glittering jewelry represents the colorful lives of the main characters...More
"It was a heartwarming script reading scene where the actors' harmony was so good that it was unbelievable that it was their first meeting and they were full of laughter and passion".
On April 7th Seo Ye-ji's agency Gold Medalist released three pictures on their Instagram account commemorating Seo Ye-ji's birthday. The first two depicted her smiling broadly and reacting cheerfully to her birthday cake...More
Actress Han Ji-hyun recently passed a major milestone on Instagram, having gone past the 1.5 million follower count there. The twenty-five year old actress had seen a rapid expansion in her popularity over the run of the recently completed "The Penthouse 2" wherein she played the teenage daughter of the villain played by Uhm Ki-joon...More
The upcoming mystery thriller "Recalled" just released new stills of the movie showing more of its varied locations. The film stars Seo Ye-ji as a woman trying to make sense of her fractured memories seeming to emanate from the future rather than the past, as well as the strange realities they seem to imply about her husband played by Kim Kang-woo...More
"River Where the Moon Rises" drops in ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company on the 7th, KBS2's Monday-Tuesday drama, "River Where the Moon Rises" which aired on the night of the 6th, recorded 6% and 7.8% (Ep.16)...More
"A Blue Spring from Afar" is a drama about the reality of people in their 20s who have to live the spring of life, just like the saying, 'Life is a comedy from a distance and a tragedy from a close distance'.
It is based on a webtoon of the same name and it depicts the struggles of youths...More
On the 2nd, Kim So-yeon received a lot of public love for her performance as much as "The Penthouse" in SBS' Friday-Saturday drama "The Penthouse 2". As a result, a still showing Kim So-yeon's lovely appearance, which is 180 degrees different from Cheon Seo-jin, was released, drawing attention...More
On April 6th the streaming platform wavve released its latest weekly ranking chart. As expected, "The Penthouse 2" topped the list, as it had for every week of its run. Between "The Penthouse" and "The Penthouse 2" the series has now topped the wavve charts for twenty-three weeks, or five months...More
"Vincenzo" started out with synergy from "Space Sweepers" for lead actor Song Joong-ki, as he briefly became the face for Netflix back in February. Now, in April, the situation is reversed with leading lady Jeon Yeo-bin being highlighted ahead of "Night in Paradise" which will release on April 9th. But where "Space Sweepers" was big science fiction spectacle, "Night in Paradise" will take a very different approach, with the latest film from director Park Hoon-jung taking on a tone of noir...More
On April 6th the upcoming drama "No One But a Madman" confirmed that Im Hyun-soo would be joining the cast. While the drama in general focuses on older company workers contemplating their long-term career choices, Im Hyun-soo will play one of the younger characters, So Sang-wook of human resources...More
2021/04/05 | Permalink
"River Where the Moon Rises" had a decrease in ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea,KBS 2TV's Monday-Tuesday drama "River Where the Moon Rises" which aired on the 5th, recorded 6.7% and 7.8% (Ep.15) in nationwide ratings...More
In SBS's Friday-Saturday drama "The Penthouse 2", a meaningful interpretation of the prisoners' numbers worn by Joo Dan-tae (Uhm Ki-joon), Cheon Seo-jin (Kim Do-hyun-IV), Oh Yoon-hee (Eugene), Ha Yoon-cheol (Yoon Jong-hoon) and Go Sang-ah (Yoon Joo-hee) has been raised...More
The new tvN drama "Doom at Your Service" poster came out on the 5th.
TV CHOSUN's weekend drama "Love ft. Marriage and Divorce" which first aired on the 23rd of January, tells the story of unimaginable misfortunes of three attractive female characters in their 30s, 40s and 50s...More
On April 5th, the production behind "Doom at Your Service" released new character posters for the drama, one for each lead character. The poster for Seo In-guk features her in a purple silhouette, while Seo In-guk has more of a bluish-green color...More
"Navillera" recently confirmed that actor Seo In-guk would be making a cameo appearance on the ballerino themed drama. It is unknown what role the actor might be playing. The role was made possible by director Han Dong-hwa...More
Awesome Entertainment recently released photos of Park Seo-joon appearing in the Hong Kong version of Vogue Magazine. According to Awesome Entertainment, this was his first such appearance in the publication...More
With Netflix's ever expanding collection, Korean entertainment has been able to reach the farthest corners of the world. Especially considering the historial impact films like "Parasite" has had on the global film industry, Korean cinema is on the rise. Here are our picks for the top 10 Korean films you must watch on Netflix!...More
The number one movie this week is "Godzilla VS. Kong"...More
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"Beyond Evil" had a slight increase in ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company, JTBC's Friday-Saturday drama, "Beyond Evil" had a slight increase in viewership and recorded 5.302% (Ep.14)...More
Already well-acclaimed for its many cameos, "The Penthouse 2" had a strong finish in its final episodes thanks to a special appearance from actor Yu Jun-sang. Best known for his more demure roles, Yu Jun-sang takes on the role of Jung Doo Wan, the presidental candidate for the Happy Future Party...More
The crime thriller "Suriname" has resumed production. The latest project from director Yoon Jong-bin of "The Spy Gone North" had to be suspended indefinitely last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The prestige project, intended for tvN, had ambiguous prospects for a restart when last year's "Hush" underperformed expectations for jTBC despite featuring major stars Hwang Jung-min and Yoona in the leading roles. "Suriname" likewise has Hwang Jung-min and Ha Jung-woo as the leads...More
"Good Morning" by Ha Jung-woo
The artwork of various celebrities is currently on display at the fourth floor of the Signature Kitchensuite Changdam Showroom in the Gangnam district of Seoul. The theme of the exhibition is 虎視牛行, which is roughly translated in English as the moment when a cow comes face to face with a tiger. From actor Ha Jung-woo comes the painting Good Morning, which depicts its bovine protagonist as a figure of defiance...More
Byeong-soo (played by Kwak Do-won) is a bumbling Daejeon police officer, a sort of regional cop in the Joe Don Baker mold of being a crude loudmouth but not necessarily bad at his job. At least that was my initial impression. Then "The Golden Holiday" decided to get focused on a plot that is somehow simultaneously convoluted yet also really boring. The short of it is, Byeong-soo takes his family on vacation to the Phillipines with the secret motive of hunting down Japanese gold...More
Despite "Asurado" being promoted as a fairly basic prison genre film I was pleasantly surprised by the first act, which defies quite a few tropes and stereotypes about prison management. In short Hye-myeong (played by Lee Won-jong) is a very friendly and reasonable warden. But his dumb prisoners are always getting into fights and making a mess. So Hye-myeong improves relations by bringing in notorious supercriminal Tae-sik (played by Lee Sol-gu), and nicely asking him to behave himself to set a good example for other prisoners...More
Shin Sang-ok's movies seemed to have taken the concept of melodramatic cheesiness to its extreme, but Park Jong-ho's "Three O'clock P.M. in a Rainy Day" definitely moves a step further, with the film adding elements of (American TV) soap opera in the mix, in an effort though, that much like Shin's works, ends up as rather entertaining...More
Korean movie of the week "Metamorphosis" (2019)
Directed by Kim Hong-seon
With Bae Sung-woo, Sung Dong-il, Jang Young-nam, Kim Hye-jun, Cho Yi-hyun, Kim Kang-hoon,...
An evil spirit that changes faces infiltrates one family placing one brother in danger while the other tries to save him...More
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"Sisyphus: The Myth" ratings continue to decline and recorded its lowest ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company on the 2nd, JTBC's Wednesday-Thursday drama "Sisyphus: The Myth" which aired the previous day, recorded 4.2% (Ep.14) of viewership based on paid households...More
"At first, I fell in love with the title. It had power I could never forget once I heard it. The more I read the script, the more I wondered how this story would go. It was a role I've never played before, and I was interested in the character who had everything she wanted.
SES Eugene took selfies.
Actress Seo Ye-ji talked about the release of her movie.
Choi Yeo-jin is honest.
In "MINE", which depicts the story of strong women who escape from the prejudice of the world and find what is really mine, Kim Seo-hyung transforms into Jeong Seo-hyeon, an aristocrat, to the bone...More
On April 1st the film production company NEW (Next Entertainment World) released their official upcoming lineup of eleven films. While these movies had all been referenced in previous reports, this was the first comprehensive look at them including production stills and theatrical posters. The move follows the announcement of a deal with Library Pictures International in March to help finance these movies...More
"The Penthouse 2" nearly had its streak in the Good Data Report beaten from a surprising source last week, the drama "Joseon Exorcist" which will not be making a return. But then, the two events are not mutually exclusive. "Joseon Exorcist" had a huge presence on social media over the fourth week of March for all the wrong reasons, with viewers bitterly angry over the fantasy drama's depiction of historical figures and its seeming pro-Chinese tilt in background details...More
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"Oh My Ladylord" continues to drop slightly since the first episode.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company, MBC's Wednesday-Thursday drama, "Oh My Ladylord" recorded a rating of 2% (Ep.3)...More
Actress Kim Hee-sun takes amazing selfies.
The popular webtoon "I Know But" with a cumulative 100 million views will be produced as a drama.
Naver Webtoon said that a drama of the same name based on the popular finished webtoon "I Know But" will be broadcast for the first time on JTBC in June 2021. It will be co-produced by Studio N, Beyond J, and JTBC Studio, a subsidiary of Naver Webtoon, and will star actors Han So-hee and Song Kang...More
The divinities are coming.
Kwak Dong-yeon, Na In-woo and Kim Young-dae are hinting strong presence in various dramas. Expectations are also rising for broadcasters who have not been able to find young stars in their early and mid-20s for some time. Viewers are already looking at them as the next main characters in the small screens...More
JTBC's new drama "When the Day Breaks" is a story about a suspect, a forensic scientist from the National Forensic Service, and a profiler trying to get the truth out of a peaceful city center, with gunfire and a suspected terrorist being captured starring Han Suk-kyu, Jung Yu-mi, Lee Hee-joon, Kim Jun-han, Yeom Hye-ran and others...More
On March 31st, Lee Jong-suk celebrated the eleventh anniversary of his debut. While strictly speaking Lee Jong-suk first appeared in an unnamed role in "Dream - Drama" back in 2009, his fans tend to date the actor's start to his supporting role in "Prosecutor Princess" which began airing this day in March 2010...More
Actress Park Eun-bin recently made a post on Instagram where she thanked her agency, Namoo Actors, for sending a coffee car to the set of "The Witch : Part 2. The Other One" for the benefit of the cast and crew...More
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Korean drama starting today 2021/03/31: "Drama Stage 2021 - On the Way to the Gynecologist...More
"Navillera which is receiving favorable reviews for its warmth has broken its own highest ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company, tvN's Monday-Tuesday drama "Navillera", which aired on the 30th, recorded 3.623% (Ep.4) of viewership based on households subscribed to the paid platform...More
Actor Park Joong-hoon was caught by the police while driving in a drunken state.
JTBC has once again expressed its position over the controversy surrounding the new drama "Snowdrop".
On the 30th, JTBC distributed a statement that began with "JTBC reiterates the position to resolve the misunderstanding of speculation and criticism that still continues after the announcement of the position on the drama "Snowdrop"...More
With a ratings high of 29.2% last weekend, "The Penthouse 2" has set similar records across streaming platforms. The intense class-focused drama led for the sixth straight week on the wavve platform where it currently airs as an exclusive...More
Studio Dragon recently announced their new upcoming project for the latter part of the year, "The Road: Tragedy of One" which has been described as being about the ugly one percenters who live in the Royal Hills. Leading actors have already been confirmed as well. These include Ji Jin-hee as journalist Baek Soo-hyeon, Yoon Se-ah as his wife Seo Eun-soo, the daughter of a corporate chairman, and Kim Hye-eun as the bold news announcer Cha Seo-yeong...More
On March 30th, IU went to the Yeoui Island office for an appearance on the musical program Yoo Hee-Yeol's Sketchbook, which airs on KBS after midnight. Though her dress for the event was casual, consisting only of a sweatshirt and sweatpants, IU's look nonetheless captivated photgraphers for a large number of media organizations...More
The ratings of "River Where the Moon Rises" had a slight increase.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company, KBS 2TV's Monday-Tuesday drama "River Where the Moon Rises" which aired on 29th, recorded 6.8% and 8.7% (Ep.13) nationwide...More
JTBC's new drama "Sabotage City" safely completed its first filming.
The production team of "Sabotage City" recently conducted its first shooting. Soo Ae, Kim Kang-woo, Kim Mi-sook, Lee E-dam, Lee Hak-joo, and Lee Choong-joo are united in their determination to make a well-made drama...More
Actress Shim Eun-woo admitted to the allegations of school violence after about a month it first came out. Along with Shim Eun-woo's acknowledgement of school violence, attention is also being paid to the response of the production team of "Fly High Butterfly" which she is currently starring in.
tvN's new Monday-Tuesday drama, which is scheduled to air for the first time in May, "Doom at Your Service" is a life-threatening fantasy romance about the destruction of existence, which is the reason for everything that disappears, and humans signing a contract for life not to disappear...More
"Twenty-Five Twenty-One" depicts a story from 1998 to 2021. In 1998, twenty-two and eighteen meet for the first time in an uneasy year as the whole world shook and called each others' name and when they became twenty-three and nineteen, they hurt each other. In the year of twenty-four and twenty, they relied on each other, and they loved only when they were twenty-five and twenty-one...More
Figures from the Korean Film Council confirmed that the musical road trip movie "The Box" broke seventy thousand viewers over the weekend. The figure is modest in the context of the overall box office South Korean film market, with "The Box" outperformed fourfold by a major Hollywood release over the weekend...More
A recent comment by SM Entertainment confirming that singer Choi Minho had received an offer to appear in "Yumi's Cells" and that he is considering the offer optimistically have called attention to the production, which is purportedly near completion of the planning stage. Purportedly, Choi Minho has been offered the role of Woo-gi, the unrequited crush of one of Yumi's co-workers. Yumi herself is expected to be played by Kim Go-eun, who has yet to be officially confirmed as the lead...More
News reports on March 29th have confirmed that Choi Byung-mo will be making a guest appearance in the final episode of "The Penthouse 2" which is to be aired this coming Friday. Choi Byung-mo typicallys play sinister figures noteworthy for their well-tailored clothes and noteworthy impact relative to screen time...More
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"Times" broadcasted its final episode, and records its highest rating.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company, OCN's weekend drama "Times" which aired its last episode on the 28th ended with 3.079% (Ep.12) in viewership ratings...More
2021 has been a blessing in terms of brand new K-Dramas so far. From "Vincenzo" to "Sisyphus: The Myth", "Mouse" to "River Where the Moon Rises", the year is already turning out to be one of the best ones in the history of K-Dramas. April comes with a whole new arsenal of incredible K-Dramas and Korean films that are sure to garner a few more millions of fans. Here are the top 10 hottest K-Dramas you need to be looking out for in the month of April...More
The number one movie this week is "Godzilla VS. Kong"...More
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"The Penthouse 2" recently confirmed that a special episode of the drama would be airing on April 3rd in the drama's normal timeslot. The announcement clears up the mystery of why "The Penthouse 2" has an odd number of episodes at thirteen, despite a lack of preemptions which normally mandate such situations...More
"The Box" which stars EXO member Chanyeol in the leading role recently confirmed that distribution rights had been sold to an additional eleven countries following the film's premiere at the South Korean box office...More
On March 26th Cosmpolitan Korea released stills from a plant-filmed photoshoot featuring "The Penthouse 2" actress Han Ji-hyun. In "The Penthouse 2" Han Ji-hyun plays the teenage daughter of the chief villain played by Uhm Ki-joon. Her character is repugnant in her own way, but has come to represent the family's increasingly twisted dynamic with the daughter coming to find her father an increasingly repulsive and despicable man for reasons of varying sympathy...More
Il-rae (played by Park Hye-Teak) is old. It's not much of a spoiler to mention that he's close to death, given that "The Man of Merit" opens with him in a hospital with very uncertain odds for survival. Il-rae's backstory places the man's life as equally pathetic. He grew up in less than ideal conditions during the fifties, and much early conflict centers around his unsuccessful effort to enlist in an organization dedicated to the welfare of participants in the April Revolution...More
As we approach the seventh anniversary of the Sewol tragedy, perhaps inevitably the event has taken on connotations less of a contemporary disaster and more of a historical event. While "Yellow Ribbon" was filmed in 2019, the people spotlighted in this documentary also find themselves seeing that day increasingly as an abstraction. This is true even of those people who lost someone they loved at Sewol, though "Yellow Ribbon" has the unique approach of focusing on people who were less directly affected- those who wear the iconic yellow ribbon...More
After dealing with the plethora of well shot, but also repetitive Shin Sang-ok melodramas, a comedy was much needed, even if in the case of "A Dry-bones and a Fatty Go to the Nonsan Training Station", the copy was rather faulty, with many visible lines on screen and a bad score. Furthermore, avoiding the presence of Kim Seung-ho-I and Kim Kin-kyu was not possible once more, although this time, their parts are quite small...More
Korean drama of the week "Spring Turns to Spring" (2019)
Directed by Kim Sang-ho-I, Park Seung-woo
Written by Lee Hye-seon
With Lee Yu-ri, Uhm Ji-won, Lee Jong-hyuk, Choi Byung-mo, Ahn Se-ha, Kim Nam-hee-I,...
32 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00 (2x35min episodes per day)
"Spring Turns to Spring" is a fantasy comedy following the body swapping of a self-centered anchor, and an actress turned congressman's wife who only cares about her family. It tells the story of how these two women will recover their true selves...More
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The homepage of SBS' Monday-Tuesday drama "Joseon Exorcist" disappeared not long after SBS decided to cancel the drama.
"Joseon Exorcist" which has been criticized for its distortion of history amid the controversy over the Northeast Project, has been cancelled. The SBS News Agency announced on the 26th that it has permanently cancelled its contract to purchase broadcasting rights for "Joseon Exorcist" in deep recognition due to the gravity of the situation...More
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Actor Jang Ki-yong's pictorial was released in the April issue of a magazine.
In the released pictorial, Jang Ki-yong wore a cashmere sweater or shirt, showing a natural and refined look at the same time. In particular, his warm visuals and clear skin stand out in the cut, which receive natural light in a collar sweater...More
According to OCN on the 25th, the work tells the story of Choi Hyeong-in (Yoo Jae-myung), a detective who pursues a bizarre murder in a small town in 1999, and Jo Jeong-hyeon (Han Ye-ri), who has to find her nephew, against Jo Kyeong-ho (Um Tae-goo)...More
"MINE" is a drama about strong women who escape from the prejudices of the world and find what is really "MINE". Baek Mi-kyung wrote the screenplay. Director Lee Na-jeong of "Fight My Way", is in charge of directing...More
Seo Ye-ji, who is a hot topic in every drama that she stars in with her eye-catching visuals and as unique characters, challenges the box office.
Seo Ye-ji, who rose to solid stardom with "Save Me" in 2017, has clearly established herself as an actress with beauty and acting skills through the 2018 drama "Lawless Lawyer " and 2020's "It's Okay to Not Be Okay"...More
UPDATE: SBS released a statement that they will permanently cancel the drama, "Joseon Exorcist".
According to broadcasters on the 25th, SBS' Monday-Tuesday drama "Joseon Exorcist", which has recently been in controversy for distorting real characters and using Chinese props and costumes, eventually decided to end. It seems that it decided that it could no longer continue production due to criticism over distortion of history and withdrawal of support from advertisers...More
Despite anemic rankings on movie reservation sites, "The Box" surged to the front of the South Korean box office on March 24th, scoring over thirty thousand admissions in its first day of theatrical availability...More
On a recent radio broadcast at SBS Power FM, Hani of EXID made a surprising revelation regarding a certain family member. The largely incidental comment was made in regards to a caller who had mentioned once seeing Hani at a cafe on Ganghwa Island. Hani explained that she was with her family on the island at that time because that was where her brother was stationed during his mandatory military service...More
On March 25th IU alongside her fan club donated a hundred thousand dollars to two charities to commemorate the release of her latest album, Lilac. This money comprised two separate donations. One was to NGO LINKER for the benefit of teenage parents in the amount of approximately fifty thousand dollars...More
Poster and trailers added for the upcoming Korean drama "Drama Stage 2021 - On the Way to the Gynecologist"...More
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"Sisyphus: The Myth" recorded its own lowest ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, JTBC's Wednesday-Thursday drama "Sisyphus: The Myth" which aired on March 24, recorded 4.435% (Ep.11) of viewership based on paid broadcasting households nationwide...More
SBS' Monday-Tuesday drama "Joseon Exorcist" has been embroiled in controversy over its distortion of history. SBS decided to stop replaying reruns of the first and second episodes, which had already been aired, and fix the problem scene. In addition, the next episode will be pre-empted to fix the overall contents of the drama.
"Joseon Exorcist" is a drama set in the Joseon Dynasty, in which Taejong Yi Bang-won and the crown prince fight evil spirits. There are two main controversies. The scene shows King Sejong serving mooncakes, Chinese dumplings, and duck eggs to a Catholic exorcist from the Vatican. The background is Joseon but there's Chinese food, and there are concerns that it can be used in China's cultural process...More
Recently a clip of Lee Minhyuk of the boy band BTOB has expressed annoyance regarding his "The Penthouse 2" namesake. In "The Penthouse 2" Lee Min-hyeok (이민혁 in Korean) is the name of a vicious bully played by Lee Tae-vin. The conversation got started as BTOB was doing a live broadcast on March 20th during the same time the tenth episode of "The Penthouse 2" was airing...More
On March 23rd actress Ahn Yeon-hong confirmed that "The Penthouse 2" had finished filming via an Instagram post where she also expressed her closing thoughts on the experience. Ahn Yeon-hong wrote that her team worked hard, and thanked them deeply...More
On March 24th JR Entertainment confirmed that Kim Soo-hwan, who is represented by the agency, will appear in "The Penthouse 2" as Chief Kim. It was not immediately clear what sorts of role this would be...More
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Actor Kim Soo-hyun gave off an unrivaled aura through a new pictorial.
A sensuous pictorial with Kim Soo-hyun and fashion magazine Vogue Korea was released on the 22nd. Kim Soo-hyun, who has shown various aspects through various media in the past 14 years since his debut, has made a strong impression with his new visual once again...More
"What's the video with over 3 million views?"
According to the film industry on the 15th, Choi Min-sik and Ryu Jun-yeol have recently confirmed their appearance in "The Owl" and are coordinating details. It is the first time in more than four years that the two actors work together in a work since "Heart Blackened". "The Owl" is a story about the death of Crown Prince So-hyeon, who returns from the Qing Dynasty in the background of the Joseon Dynasty. Ahn Tae-jin, a former assistant director of "The King and the Clown" will take the megaphone...More
On March 23rd the Good Data Corporation released the latest iteration of the Good Data Report. Trends from this week largely matched those of the previous week, with actress Lee Ji-ah leading performers and the drama she appears in, "The Penthouse 2", holding an overwhelming amount of social media mentions as tracked by the report. 42.8% of all data collected by the Good Data Report concerned "The Penthouse 2"...More
On March 23rd "The Penthouse 2" released behind the scenes footage for the drama, not all of which pertained to scripted scenes. In one noteworthy instance, a video showed cast and crew presenting Eugene with a birthday cake as they all clapped and smiled and sang...More
On March 22nd actor Uhm Ki-joon shared some selfies he had taken on the set of "The Penthouse 2" with various guest stars. These include Jo Jae-yun, who appeared in the ninth and tenth episodes of the drama as a real estate auctioneer, and Kim Kwang-kyu, whose exact role in "The Penthouse 2" has yet to be unveiled...More
2021/03/22 | Permalink
Two new Monday-Tuesday dramas "Joseon Exorcist" and "Navillera" aired their first episodes.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company, the new SBS Monday-Tuesday drama "Joseon Exorcist", which aired on the 22nd, recorded 5.7% and 8.9% (Ep.1) in nationwide ratings...More
A media reported on the 11th that Jeon Hye-jin-II and Jin Seon-kyu are starring in the movie "Hunt" as National Intelligence Agents. However, their management companies claimed that they are in the process of reviewing the work...More
"Attachment" is a secret story about an unlucky king who has to live in hiding that he is a woman, and the original work is a webtoon of the same name by Lee So-young. It is directed by Song Hyeon-wook and written by Han Hee-jeong...More
Lee Jung-eun is Lee Jung-eun. No matter what role she plays, Lee Jung-eun brings out her own color and erases it at the same time. But this time, she's coming back with films that are incomparable to the existing characters she's played.
Lee Jung-eun will continue her hard work with the movies "The Book of Fish" which will be released on the 31st and "Law School" which will be first broadcast on the 14th of next month. "The Book of Fish" is a historical drama with black and white images, and "Law School" is a modern drama that evokes real empathy, standing out from the differentiation of the genre...More
Online video service (OTT) Wavve announced on the 11th that it will introduce Korea's first political sitcom "Going to the Blue House Like This" in the second half of this year.
Unlike the original works that were released in conjunction, this sitcom is 100% pre-production and will only be released on Wavve...More
Leading female actors in South Korean dramas are nothing new, nor is the occasional appearance of a warrior woman archetypal character. But the current drama season is unusual in that two major dramas feature leading ladies in such warriors roles, though neither of them are well known for it. These are Park Shin-hye of "Sisyphus: The Myth" on jTBC and Kim So-hyun of "River Where the Moon Rises" on KBS...More
On March 19th social media posts emerged alleging that Go Min-si had engaged in underage drinking as a teenager. The original posts shared to argue this post date to 2011, when Go Min-si was sixteen years old. They feature at some sort of party where various alcoholic beverages are clearly present...More
Jung Hae-in recently made a post on Instagram where he acknowledged recent of of a coffee car from actress Kim Hye-soo. Referring to her as his senior, Jung Hae-in offered a simple respectful thank you alongside a picture of himself with the car...More
2021/03/21 | Permalink
"Revolutionary Sisters" broke its own record.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company, KBS2's weekend drama "Revolutionary Sisters" which aired on the 21st, recorded 24.4% and 27.2% (Ep.4)...More
K-Dramas have taken over the world and with their popularity, the brilliant worlds that they've built through their narratives have stolen millions of hearts already. Characters are the primary charms of any and all narratives and in K-Dramas in particular, they have an innately endearing quality which makes them memorable beyond the realms of the drama. Here are our top 10 favourite K-Drama characters who stole our hearts!...More
The number one movie this week is "Minari"...More