Tag Archives: Lee Jun Ki

New Korean Dramas: July 2020

I cannot believe it’s July already! Half the year gone! This month, we again have a long list of Korean drama premieres — 9 to be exact! Without further ado, let’s have a look at them:

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Lee Jun Ki is ‘Lawless Lawyer’ for new tvN drama

Lee Jun Ki is back in another action packed thriller titled Lawless Lawyer where he plays a former gangster turned lawyer who fights against the absolute power and is fueled by the desire to take revenge for his mother. He takes advantage of the loopholes in the system and has a very high success rate. As a bonus, the drama reunites him with his The Time Between Dog And Wolf director, which many consider one of his best ones but I have yet to see it. The actor wss last seen in disappointing Criminal Minds. Continue reading

Lee Jun Ki, Moon Chae Won and Sohn Hyun Joo lead the Korean remake of ‘Criminal Minds’

There are a lot of permutations and combinations regarding upcoming drama Criminal Minds that make me excited for it. Lee Jun Ki is coming back in a modern role after what looks like ages, his last three shows being all sageuks (Joseon Gunman, Scholar Who Walks The Night, Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo). Two Weeks in 2013 was where he shined in the modern garb and coincidentally it was also a high octane 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

Lee Jun Ki and IU lead the cast of Korean remake of popular Chinese novel/drama ‘Bu Bu Jing Xin’

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I’ve read a lot about the popularity of period Chinese novel and drama based on it — Bu Bu Jing Xin — and so when I heard that Korea is remaking it into a drama, I was not clueless about the project (as I’m for many other remakes). Weeks and weeks of casting and speculations followed and now we finally have a confirmed cast and a title that went from Moon Lovers to settling on Bobogyungshim: Ryeo. Well, that will be as difficult Continue reading