Tag Archives: Hong Jong Hyun

‘My Absolute Boyfriend’ starts today on SBS with Yeo Jin Goo, Minah and Hong Jong Hyun

Today marks the premiere of a brand new drama on SBS, My Absolute Boyfriend. The show is based on a popular Japanese manga that also has a Japanese drama adaptation, Zettai Kareshi, that came in 2008 and a Taiwanese version as well that starred Gu Hye Sun and aired in 2010. Continue reading

Three new weekend premieres: Kill It, Confession and Mother Of Mine

This weekend saw the premiere of three new dramas having different flavours, so that saves us from being overdosed by similar treats. Only time will tell which one steals the hearts of the viewers but I have been in dramaland for long enough to know that every show has its fans. Different strokes for different folks. Continue reading

Romance sageuk ‘The King Loves’ premieres this July on MBC with Im Shi Wan and Yoona

Most of the sageuks are set in Joseon Dynasty, but I like the look of characters in the Goryeo era more. The upcoming historical drama on MBC, The King Loves, takes the latter as its timeline. It is a fully pre-produced show and stars Im Shi Wan, Yoona and Hong Jong Hyun in the main roles. I was totally blown over by Im Shi Wan‘s performance in Misaeng back in 2014, so understated and subtle. Hence, I was looking forward to his next small screen project. I would be lying if I say that I’m excited for Continue reading

Star studded sageuk ‘Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Goryeo’ premieres tomorrow on SBS

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Remember what I said about not being a sageuk lover? Well, now I will be watching not one but two sageuks for coming months as after getting totally entertained by last week’s premiered drama Moonlight Drawn By Clouds, I’m looking forward to this week’s premiere show — Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: GoryeoThe latter is surely a star-studded drama as we have lots and lots of actors performing the K-version of a popular Chinese novel and drama. And that is probably the main reason I’m excited about the show. It is basically a romance story with some garnishing of fantasy elements. Continue reading

Stylish ‘Dating Agency: Cyrano’ cast for InStyle

How did I miss these pictures of my darling cast of Dating Agency: Cyrano? I think this might have come across me when I did not start it as I was busy watching (tolerating) the crap called Gu Family Book. Thank goodness I dropped it and found my favorite drama of the year. Continue reading