First Impressions: Mother

Next up on the First Impressions list is Lee Bo Young’s new drama Mother. This show is a remake of a 2010 Japanese drama by the same name.

Here is a quick synopsis of the premise. Soo Jin (Lee Bo Young) takes a temporary job as a teacher and happens upon a student Hye Na (Heo Yool) who at first glance looks to be a bit unkempt, but once Soo Jin digs deeper into the girl’s home life finds that she’s being abused. After the system seems to fail the little girl, Soo Jin kidnaps her and becomes her mother. Continue reading

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Lee Bo Young gets creepy maternal in her latest teaser for Mother

There are a few rules in Dramaland that everyone is required to follow.  First, is that you have to at least try to watch the latest Hong Sister drama so you can decide if it is going to be one of their hits or misses.  The second, if Lee Bo Young decides to take on a serious mother focused role, you sit back and watch because this is going to be the ratings winner that the drama community is going to be talking about.  It is almost a guarantee… like the sun rising from the East.  It just is the way it is. Continue reading

Lee Bo Young is Intense in New Whisper Teasers

.;a1a2s7.pngI am so excited!  Lee Bo Young is one of the few actresses on my bias list.  Which means that Whisper is a must watch for me.  Usually, I am a little hesitant when it comes to law or corruption dramas since they sometimes can go very wrong (and boring.) However, with Park Kyung Soo (Punch, Golden Empire, Chasers) as the writer, I think that if nothing else, the drama will deal with the subject matter in a way that sucks a viewer in. And judging by the teasers, we are in for a very intense battle of wills. Continue reading