Captivating K Dramas That Were Actually Inspired By True Stories

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Captivating K-Dramas That Were Actually Inspired By True Stories
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Captivating K-Dramas That Were Actually Inspired By True Stories

As its often been said, a lot of fiction is actually based on facts. While most of the shows we watch are fictional stories filled with dashing heroes and starry-eyed lovers, did you know that some of them were actually inspired by real events and real people? As youll see below, history is often the best foundation for a great show, especially if its dramatic.

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This drama was actually based on the story of Queen Dangyeong (Park Min Young) from the Joseon period who came into power in 1506 alongside King Jungjong (Yeon Woo Jin). After only seven days as queen, she was suddenly removed from her position and kicked out of the palace. While her title was restored later after her death, her story still remains famous due to her having such a short reign as queen.

QUIZ: Can We Guess Your Ideal K-Drama Actor Type By Your Taste In Dramas?
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QUIZ: Can We Guess Your Ideal K-Drama Actor Type By Your Taste In Dramas?

With all the amazing actors and rookie actors coming out in dramas these days, it can be tough to pin-point who your ideal type is. Think we have what it takes to figure out who exactly your ideal K-drama actor type is based on your preference in dramas? Take this quiz to find out!

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Hey Soompiers, what were your results? Let me know in the comments below!

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Here's Why Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo Wedding Rumors May Be True
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Here's Why Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo Wedding Rumors May Be True

Are Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo getting ready to tie the knot later this year? The Song Song couple has not even owned up to having a real life romantic relationship but reports are hinting that the pair could be quietly planning on settling down.

According to a report by Barentsnova, recent incidents beginning January hint that the "Descendants of the Sun" on-screen couple may be preparing to surprise their fans with the news this year if speculations about Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki's actions prove true.

Korean dramas starting today 2017/05/29 in Korea
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Korean dramas starting today 2017/05/29 in Korea

Korean dramas starting today 2017/05/29 in Korea "My Sassy Girl - Drama" and "Lovers in Bloom"

"My Sassy Girl - Drama" (2017)

Directed by Oh Jin-seok

With Joo Won, Oh Yeon-seo, Lee Jung-shin, Kim Yoon-hye, Son Chang-min, Yoon Se-ah,...

16 episodes - Mon, Tue 22:00

A youth period drama based on the movie "My Sassy Girl".

Directed by Ko Yeong-tak

Written by Lee Hae-jeong, Yeom Il-ho

With Im Soo-hyang, Do Ji-han, Lee Chang-wook, Lee Eun-hyung, Nam Bo-ra, Yoon Bok-in,...

People cant believe the true age of this actress
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People cant believe the true age of this actress

Chae Soo-bin is attracting attention because her age and visuals dont match her acting roles.

Chae Soo-bin was born on July 10, 1994, and made her acting debut in 2014 with the film: My Dictator. She landed a major role in a drama called Love in Moonlight in 2016 and through that, her popularity has been rising ever since. Chae Soo-bin was nominated for the Excellence Award at the 30th KBS Drama Awards for her excellent acting in that drama.