Queen Cheorin | Series Review

This series is a strong contender for my favorite K-drama for 2021. It’s like a Hanjeongsik or a full course meal that satiate all of my K-drama cravings. The Amuse-bouche: Jang Bong-hwan goes to Joseon Premiere weeks are like amuse-bouche of a full course meal. It’s made to amuse and intrigued us and to simply…

K-Culture: Andong Kim Clan

Watching sageuk will make you realize that some people in the Palace court are much more powerful than the King himself. From influential kingmakers to powerful military families, these controlling figures usually ump the drama in historical series. One recent example is the manipulative Andong Kim Clan in the Shin Hae-sun-starrer Queen Cheorin (also known…

In Spotlight: Shin Hae-sun Filmography

Shin Hae-sun’s path to stardom didn’t happen in an instant. She started with minor roles until she finally grabbed the character that put her into the spotlight. However, it was evident that she always shine no matter how small her roles are. She always gives a memorable performance in every role given be it a…

First Impression: Queen Cheorin

Drama Profile Title: Queen Cheorin (Literal Title) / Mr. Queen (English TitleMain Cast: Shin Hae-sun, Kim Jung-hyunWriter: Park Gye-ok (Doctor Prisoner), Cho Ah-ilPD: Yoon Seong-sik (Babel / Hwarang)Timeslot: Saturday and Sunday / 21:00HNetwork: tvNEpisodes: 20Genre: Fantasy comedy Plot Synopsis: Blue House chef Jang Bong-hwan suddenly found himself trapped inside the body of a Joseon Queen…

Shin Hae-sun becomes a male chef trapped in a Queen’s body in new fusion drama

Shin Hae-sun (Angel's Last Mission: Love) and Kim Jung-hyun (Crash Landing on You) are set to lead the upcoming tvN fusion sageuk “Queen Cheorin” (literal title). Shin Hae-sun will topbill the drama as Queen Kim So-yong, a royal from the Joseon period whose body is possessed by a presidential chef from the present time. Kim…

Love in Lockdown: Top Cohabitation K-dramas

At a time when the whole world is on quarantine, I can't help but think of one notorious K-drama trope that's been with us since the beginning. Whatever generation you may associate yourself with, you can always think of one specific drama that tackled this one -  cohabitation. Whether it's forced or not, it's a…

Angel’s Last Mission – Love | Series Review

K-dramaland has been filled with all other ethereal beings in the past and it’s now time for a quirky angel to take the spotlight. A Guardian Angel Angel Dan (Infinite L / Kim Myung-soo) is not your typical guardian angel. He’s good at finishing his mission but he would always take risky decisions. He always…

2018 Favorites: Maknae’s Choice

A Plot Twist You Never Knew You Needed Wishing for a plot twist in our real lives suddenly became a social media thing that we carelessly imitate and re-post. Some people long to experience something different from their usually mundane lives. Some unlucky ones, though, complained about the so-called plot twist they experienced; ranting that…

Shin Hae-sun, Yang Se-jong to fall in love in Still 17

Omona! Reports confirmed that actors Yang Se-jong (Temperature of Love) and Shin Hae-sun (My Golden Life) have both confirmed to lead upcoming SBS drama Still 17. Still 17 will tell the story of Woo Seo-ri, who will be played by Shin Hae-sun, a genius violinist who had an accident when she was 17 and woke up…

Ahn Hyo-seop offered to star next to Shin Hae-sun, Yang Se-jong in new drama

If this all comes to fruition, Shin Hye-sun (My Golden Life) is indeed blessed by the K-Drama gods. Ahn Hyo-seop's (Father is Strange) label, Starhaus Entertainment confirmed that the actor is currently reviewing an offer for upcoming SBS drama Still 17. Previously, Shin Hae-sun and Yang Se-jong (Temperature of Love) also received offers to lead the…

Lee Sang-yeob to clash with Lee Jong-suk anew in Hymn of Death

Looks like Hymn of Death will be a big reunion. Actor Lee Sang-yeob (While You Were Sleeping) has officially joined the cast of upcoming SBS two-part series Hymn of Death. He will take the role of Kim Hong-ki, the wealthy fiancée of Yun Sim-deok, Korea's first famous female soprano which will be played by Shin…

Yang Se-jong, Shin Hae-sun offered to lead new SBS drama

This pairing looks interesting. Agencies of trendy actors Yang Se-jong (Temperature of Love) and Shin Hae-sun (My Golden Life) have both confirmed that the two received offers to lead upcoming SBS drama Still 17. Still 17 tells the story of Woo Seo-ri, a genius violinist who had an accident when he was 17 and woke up…

Lee Ji-hoon, Shin Hae-sun to star alongside Lee Jong-suk in Hymn of Death

We now have the full cast yeorobun! Agencies of Shin Hae-sun (My Golden Life) and Lee Ji-hoon (Legend of the Blue Sea) have both confirmed that the stars will be appearing alongside Lee Jong-suk (While You Were Sleeping) in the upcoming SBS two-part drama, Hymn of Death. Shin Hae-sun will star in the drama as Korea's first…

Shin Hae-sun, Lee Tae-hwan courted to join KBS weekender My Golden Life

Shin Hae-sun (Legend of the Blue Sea) and Lee Tae-hwan (Father I'll Take Care of You) are recently offered to join Park Shi-hoo (Neighborhood Hero) in his comeback project, My Golden Life. This is a weekend drama about a woman who will find joy in the little things in life after falling further when given the…