K-actress Chae Rim and Her C-actor Husband Gao Zi Qi Welcome First Child

I forgot Chae Rim was also pregnant and part of the huge K-actress baby boom of 2017, so a big congrats to her and her C-actor husband Gao Zi Qi on welcoming the arrival of their baby last week. The couple had a healthy baby boy and Gao Zi Qi posted the baby’s arrival foot and footprint on his SNS account and shared the emotions on welcoming his son to this world. The couple has been married since 2014 and dated for two years prior, meeting on the set of 2012 filmed C-drama Li Family Courtyard. Chae Rim has been active in Mainland China for over a decade and her last K-actress was Oh My Lady opposite Choi Si Won back in 2010. I’m not sure if we’ll see her back on the K-drama screens any time soon but she deserves plenty of mommy time off to spend with her family after working hard in the industry for two decades plus as one of the original Hallyu stars. Continue reading

Press Conference and Long Preview for Hwayugi Showcase Creative Fantasy Fun

I have to give the Hong Sisters credit, when their creative ideas work it does become something memorable even with hiccups. Their fantasy-tinged dramas like My Girlfriend is a Gumiho and The Master’s Sun remain dramas with strong positive goodwill … Continue reading

Audience Poll Selects Women of Dignity and Secret Forest as Best K-dramas in Second Half of 2017

The viewers have spoke again, this time a poll on what Korean audiences think is the best K-dramas of the second half of 2017. Topping the list is jTBC hit Women of Dignity followed by tvN drama Secret Forest (Stranger), … Continue reading

Song Joong Ki, Gong Yoo, and Song Hye Kyo are Top 3 Voter Selected Best Drama Stars of 2017

It’s pretty hilarious that the top four (4!) vote-getters in the just released Galluop poll of Korean drama viewers on the best drama actor/actress in 2017 did not actually star in a K-drama in 2017. Well, one of the top … Continue reading