Tag Archives: Seo Ji Hoon

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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Period drama ‘Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency’ arrives on JTBC this month

I have to say I’m not exactly a fan of sageuks (Korean historical TV dramas for the uninitiated) but I do love some fusion in them (Sungkyunkwan Scandal, Moonlight Drawn By Clouds) and the new JTBC drama Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency looks like it is fitting that bill. It is based on a 2014 novel and is about a king who employs the help of a matchmaking company to get married to his first love. I’m on board already! Continue reading

Moon Chae Won headlines fantasy ‘Mama Fairy And The Woodcutter’ for tvN

I’m eagerly waiting for new tvN drama Mama Fairy And The Woodcutter as its plot sounds fascinating. It is based on a webtoon which itself is based on a Korean folktale called The Fairy And The Woodcutter. Moon Chae Won, whose last few shows were disappointing (Criminal Minds, Goodbye Mr. Black), plays the titular fairy and I must say she looks radiant in the teasers. Continue reading

OCN brings new romance drama with ‘Longing Heart’

OCN, the go-to channel for the lovers of dark thrillers, has been branching out recently and adding romance and comedy in its repertoire. Longing Heart (also My First Love) is the latest to join for the same and is a time travelling love story. I have to admit, the title sounds very generic and lacklustre but the plot has some fresh spin to Continue reading

Mystery thriller drama ‘Solomon’s Perjury’ premieres this Friday on JTBC

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Oooh…this one looks dark and bleak! Solomon’s Perjury is the new Friday-Saturday drama for JTBC, premiering this week and it is based on a bestselling Japanese novel. It tells the story about a school where a student’s body is found on a wintry Christmas morning. Police claims it’s suicide but one of the students receives an anonymous letter which states that it is actually a murder. When no one provides any answers, the students decide to take the matter in their hands and conduct an independent trial. Kim Hyun Soo (the actress who played young Chun Song Yi in You From Another Star) plays a model student while Jo Jae Hyun (Punch) plays school’s legal counsel. Continue reading