C-actress Dilraba Dilmurat Selected as Goddess for the 2018 Golden Eagle Awards

In a saga worthy of all its twists and turns, in popcorn popping good way, this week the official announcement by the organizers of the 12th annual Golden Eagle Awards confirmed that the coveted Golden Eagle Goddess landed in the lap of Dilraba Dilmurat. She will be the 7th C-actress to open the ceremony in a ridiculously golden-hued and sure to be over-the-top gown, with the first being Crystal Liu all the way through most recent goddess Tang Yan. The last few weeks were a flurry of spoilers and gossip for which trending young actress would land the goddess role – first there was Guan Xiao Tong‘s named bandied about, then Yang Zhi and her fan camp appeared to be making a huge push, then so-called insiders claimed Wan Qian was selected, and finally this week it appeared to be Angelababy after her name was spotted on the door of a solo changing room. All this was great publicity for the awards show and the selection of Dilraba makes history as the first ethnic minority actress chosen, plus she’s coming off hit dramas The King’s Woman and The Flame’s Daughter with the spin-off of Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles Peach Blossoms coming. Continue reading

Fierce Battle Between C-actresses Yang Zhi and Dilraba Dilmurat to be the 2018 Golden Eagle Goddess

The battle is fierce to be the 7th member of the exclusive Golden Eagle Goddess ranks, even if it means being decked out in enough gold, sparkles, and sequins to blind good taste. The biennial Golden Eagle Awards celebrates China’s … Continue reading

Yoo Dong Geun and Weekend Drama Marry Me Now Win Major Awards at 2018 Korean Drama Awards

The most exciting thing at the 2018 Korean Dramas Awards was how utterly lackluster it was. Other than veteran Yoo Dong Geun showing up to accept his Daesang and his weekend drama Marry Me Now winning Best Drama, it was … Continue reading

The 2018 Usual Drama Suspects Lead the Nominations for the 2018 Seoul Awards

I feel like I can start copying and pasting from my last two drama award nomination posts since it’s the same few drama names, actors, and actresses making the list. The 2nd annual Seoul Awards assembled by Sports Seoul released … Continue reading

Popular Dramas and High Profile Stars Like Lee Byung Hun and Son Ye Jin Lead 2018 APAN Star Award Nominations

Following behind the nominations for the Korean Drama Awards come the nominations for the 2018 APAN Star Awards which is on its 6th year now. It’s skewed towards the popular more than elite selection metrics but as always an interesting … Continue reading