First impressions, y’all!
That hotly anticipated next drama, Mr. Sunshine from that little known (ahem) writer in kdramaland.
I finally caught the first episode, which is now available on Netflix. [New eps every week.]
#1: Episode 1 is packed.
Lots of characters and backstory. It’s historical sageuk vibes, so it’s chock full of betrayal, sacrifice, class restrictions, tragedy, power plays, and war.
#2 It looks hella expensive.
Just count the war scenes, massive sets of extras, period costumes, and full on historical sets.
#3 The evil dude from W is in it.
He’s evil here, too. Typecasting much?
#4 Byun Yo Han looks goood, y’all.
And last, but not least:
#5 It’s a Descendants reunion, y’all!
Well, sort of. That other couple we shipped so hard in Descendants Of The Sun, Kim Ji Won and Jin Goo, reappears here.
Not to mention there’s a shoutout of Goblin and Descendants cast members all up in this joint. It’s like Kim Eun Sook just rounded up the old gang for another party.