Lee Je-Hoon’s dramatic transformation for Park Yeol 박열

I love these posters of Lee Je-Hoon (이제훈) as Park Yeol (박열). I mean, I barely recognized him, talk about a transformation! Park Yeol is the true story of the bastard of Joseon (Park Yeol) who faced Japanese imperialists, who attempted to conceal the massacre of 6,000 Koreans in Tokyo in 1923. It will also depict his comrade and lover, Rumiko, who was a large part of his life. The top right of the poster reads “I am the bastard of Joseon,” the bottom right reads “The real story that shook Japanese imperialism.”

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Ssam, My Ways’ Ssammantic couple

I mentioned this drama on my post over on Dramabeans, but I wanted to get into a bit more detail on the title and the mention of ssammantic couple. To recap: KBS has a new drama coming up called Third-Rate My Way (쌈마이웨이). Third-Rate My Way is a drama about the growing romance between two people who have a “Third-Rate” life but want to have a “My Way” of life regardless of what others say. So even though they don’t have a good resume, they still want to live the kind of life they want to live. I so feel that.

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The anatomy of a poster for My Sassy Girl

I posted about this over on Dramabeans, but I wanted to get more into detail on the poster so here it is! To recap, My Sassy Girl, starring Joo Won and Oh Yeon-Seo is a rom-com remake of the titular movie that shot Jeon Ji-Hyun to stardom. In this version the story is set in the Joseon Dynasty and will have some royal drama thrown in (the original one was set in contemporary Korea and didn’t have much drama outside the couple, but in order to extend a movie to ~16 episode, I can see why the writers are adding some extra stuff in).

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Web drama Seven First Kisses has me at hello

Lotte Duty Free Shop has released a teaser for its web drama The Seventh First Kiss starring Lee Cho-hee (Lucky Romance) as the lucky kissee plus seven handsome bachelors: Lee Min-ho (The Legend Of the Blue Sea), Lee Jong-seok (W-Two Worlds), Lee Jun-ki (Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo), Park Hae-jin (Man to Man), Ji Chang-wook (The K2), Taecyeon (Bring It On Ghost), and EXO’s Kai (Andante, Choco Bank). Rounding out the cast is one lovely “fairy godmother” played by Choi Ji-woo (Woman With a Suitcase).

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Idol Drama Project 아이돌 드라마 공작단

I wasn’t sure what to think of KBS’s 아이돌 드라마 공작단 (Idol Drama Project/Idol Drama Royalty) when it was first announced. But I have to say that I luuuuuv these images. They depict a fun fresh vibe that will hopefully go along with the experimental variety setup the production is trying out.

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