Guess where I read about the “My Name is Kim Sam Soon” remake? Korean news portal, of course. I got the picture below from there too.
The TV show starring Regine Velasquez and Mark Anthony Fernandez first aired on June 30, last Monday. I haven’t watch an episode of it but I’ve been updated with “My Girl” (Kim Chiu and Gerald Anderson) on Youtube.
I’m surprised that I enjoy watching the Philippine remake of “My Girl”, just a little annoyed by the girl named “Annika”. It must be her voice or the way she talks. I like the main leads of the drama but the cinematography turns me OFF. It really is a Philippine remake, because it reminded me so much of how they make telenovelas or dramas in the Philippines. Know what I mean?
Anyway, reports on Korean online news portals said that the Kim Chiu-Gerald Anderson version of “My Girl” is now the nation’s “national drama” and is the topic of conversation anywhere, the ratings is painting a different picture though. I also read a thread on the two starlets and people criticizing Kim for being “fat” based on her pictures. She’s nowhere near “fat” and might even be suspected of being “anorexic” if they don’t know any better.
Expectations are high for the GMA-produced (in the article, it was mentioned that ABS-CBN is state-owned) “My Name is Kim Sam Soon.” Regine Velasquez, considered as “Asia’s Songbird” is a crowd drawer and a box-office “queen”. Will she give justice to the role originally done by popular Korean star Kim Seon A (Kim Sun Ah)? Gotta search Youtube 🙂
UPDATE: Found it on Youtube! I like the “look” and “feel” of this drama. It seems like they spent money on it, production wise. Acting is also good and it’s nice to see Mark Anthony Fernandez once again. He used to be my favorite among the Gwapings almost two decades ago. And Wendell Ramos is so handsome (and I bet he smells nice too)!