Somaek Confessions: Romanticization of Toxic Relationships

It's 2021, and thankfully, coming across abusive relationships in Korean dramas is becoming less and less. We have graduated from the annoying phase of normalization of toxicity and violence among lead characters. I'm not saying we've eradicated them completely, but we now see an improvement in storytelling in terms of main couple interactions. This gives…

The Curious Ahjumma: Writing Habits

We all love good stories. We consume them in all types of formats. Here, in this little corner of the Internet, we love our Korean-made dramas. The reason is a combination of storytelling, acting, and overall production. Among these, storytelling is the ultimate deal-breaker for me on whether I’ll like a certain series or not.…

Hyun Bin offered to lead melodrama opposite Park Shin-hye

It looks like the K-Drama genies are building a powerhouse in upcoming SBS melodrama Yeowoo Gaksibyeol or Fox Bride Star (literal translation). Previously, it was reported that Park Shin-hye (Doctor Crush, The Heirs) was offered the female lead role and now they are looking to cast top actor Hyun Bin (Hyde Jekyll, Me, My Name…

Park Shin-hye courted for new drama by Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim writer

Rejoice Park Shin-hye fans! You may see this beauty back in the small screen again. The actress' representative has confirmed that she received a casting offer for upcoming SBS drama Yeowoo Gaksibyeol. Yeowoo Gaksibyeol tells the story of a man and a woman who will help heal each other's pain. If Park Shin-hye takes on…