Seo Ye Ji in talks to headline OCN drama Island

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Seo Ye Ji was magnificent in It’s Okay To Not Be Okay. It was the first time I watched her acting, (with Save Me and Lawless Lawyer firmly placed on the shelf of my watchlist) and she was dazzling with her charisma, performance, beauty and voice. I’m happy to report that she is considering to star in upcoming OCN drama Island. Continue reading

SBS’ Penthouse starts on Monday with Eugene, Kim So Yeon and Lee Ji Ah

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SBS is bringing its own version of SKY Castle and Graceful Friends, meaning, a drama about high society with a thriller element. The show, titled Penthouse, has a powerful cast that comprises actors like Eugene, Kim So Yeon, Lee Ji Ah, Shin Eun Kyung and Uhm Ki Joon. It is penned by the writer of hit makjang melodramas (shows that have over-the-top but fun elements) like Temptation of an Angel, The Last Empress and Temptation of Wife. Continue reading

Fantasy thriller ‘Kairos’ with Shin Sung Rok and Lee Se Young premieres next week

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Shin Sung Rok has played unforgettable negative roles in Liar Game and You From Another Star and this is the reason I find his newest role in upcoming Kairos quite refreshing where he plays a father whose life is turned upside down when his daughter is kidnapped. The drama is a fantasy thriller which also stars Lee Se Young as a Continue reading

90s set Korean movie ‘Samjin Company English Class’ starring Go Ah Sung, Esom and Park Hye Soo

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Oh this new Korean movie sounds compelling. Samjin Company English Class (also known as Samjin Group English TOEIC Class) is set in the 90s and stars Go Ah Sung, Esom and Park Hye Soo as three friends who work for a company called Samjin Company. They fail to secure a promotion as they don’t have a college degree despite working efficiently from past 8 years in the firm. Continue reading

‘Start-Up’ is off to a strong start — First Impressions

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I love Park Hye Run‘s dramas. For the uninformed, she has penned shows like Dream High (2011), I Hear Your Voice (2013), Pinocchio (2014) and While You Were Sleeping (2017). Anchored by a good story, they are full of warmth and characters with strong values and idealism despite being flawed. The vibe is breezy and uplifting with humour and thrills excellently balanced. Her newest drama, tvN’s Start-Up has her signature style and I’m already liking it a lot more than I expected. Continue reading