March 31st, 2019

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Preview for "My Fellow Citizens"


The story is about a con artist named Yang Jung-kook (Choi Siwon) who finds himself in two unlikely relationships. He falls in love with and marries Kim Mi-young (Lee Yoo-young) who’s unaware of his real “occupation” as a scammer. Further complicating their relationship, she’s also been lying, as her real job is a police officer. As if that wrinkle wasn’t enough, loan shark Park Hoo-ja (Kim Min-jung) blackmails him to pull off a larger scale con — to fool the nation and run for office to become a politician.

Writing for KBS’s new comedy drama will be done by writer Han Jung-hoon (Vampire Prosecutor, Bad Guys). And directing will be helmed by PD Kim Jung-hyun (Jugglers).

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"My Fellow Citizens" premieres Monday, April 1 on KBS.

Sources: KBS World TV 1 2 | Dramabeans
KHN

Kim Min Jae, Seo Ji Hoon and Park Ji Hoon confirmed for JTBC drama


"Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency" is based on a 2014 novel. It tells the story of an ordinary blacksmith, Lee Soo, whose life suddenly changed when he becomes the King of Joseon. He wants to marry the low-born woman Gae Ddong, who is his first love even before he took the throne. To marry Gae Ddong, he makes a request to Joseon's best dating agency, Flower Crew Matchmaking Agency, to transform his first love into a noblewoman. Upon his request, the matchmakers at the agency also risk their own lives to protect Gae Ddong.

The role of the king will be played by Seo Ji Hoon. The dating agency's three handsome matchmakers are Ma Hoon, Do Joon, and Go Young Soo. Kim Min Jae will be playing the role of one of the matchmakers. Park Ji Hoon will be portraying the role of Go Young Soo, the coolest and most fashionable man in Joseon. The female lead star is yet to be announced.

Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency is set to premiere on September 2 on JTBC.

Source: Korea Portal

Yes at a new Flower Boy type drama. I love love Seo Ji Hoon and Kim Min Jae so I'm super looking forward to this.
taem03

Omona's Pick: 2019 1st Quarter Kpop Favorites

As March draws to a close, I thought it would be fun to have a post to discuss our favorite Kpop releases throughout the first quarter of the year. Feel free to talk about your favorites including but not limited to:
- title songs or b-sides
- MV/visual concept
- live performances
- choreography
- etc.
You can rank them or just list them randomly (ranks are fun though, just see this Kpop songs ranking post).

Here are my personal favorites in order of release:

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Source: MNH Entertainment, ASTRO, SMTOWN, jypentertainment, 1theK, KARD
JW

Trailer for IU's "Persona"


“Persona” is a new short film project that will feature IU in four different stories told by four different directors: Im Pil Sung, Lee Kyung Mi, Kim Jong Kwan, and Jeon Go Woon. IU will play an entirely different character in each of the four films, which were all inspired by the actress.

The preview begins with Lee Kyung Mi’s “Love Set,” in which IU plays a heated game of tennis with her father’s girlfriend (played by Bae Doona). The second film, Im Pil Sung’s “Collector,” stars IU as a mysterious young woman with a secret. The third film, Jeon Go Woon’s “Kiss Burn,” stars IU as a spirited high school student who decides to help her friend get revenge. The fourth and final film, Kim Jong Kwan’s “Walking at Night,” tells the story of former lovers who meet in their dreams and share the things they couldn’t say in real life.

“Persona” will be released on Netflix on April 5.

Sources: Netflix | Soompi/Naver