Famous Chinese, Taiwanese and Korean Stars Smack Faces as Look-a-likes

There are probably a whole lot more look-a-like female stars among the Chinese, Korean, and Taiwanese contingent that I follow but I was really pressed to prepare this post when I saw the picture of C-actress Zhao Li Ying opposite the never-aging wonder K-actress Jang Nara. Never thought of them as lookalikes but once you see it then you can’t unsee it. Others are well know look-a-likes in their own industries, such as Yoon Eun Hye and Jung So Min as well as Ruby Lin and Jolin Tsai, with the latter two even playing a lesbian couple getting married in the lovely MV for Jolin’s equality in love for all single.  Check out the montage below and let me know if some are not smacking faces or if I’m missing any other notable look-a-likes. Continue reading

K-netizens Ponder: If You Can Be an Iconic Female K-drama Character for One Month, Whose Life Would You Want to Live?

Oh this is a good one, and I totally know who would be just a blast to live as for one month! K-netizens have circulated a post that shares ten famous/popular/well-known K-drama female lead characters and asked “which female lead’s … Continue reading

The OTP Relationship Deepens Meaningfully as the Big Bad Plot Coalesces to Break them Apart in Episodes 11-12 of Dali and the Cocky Prince

This week’s episodes 11-12 of Dali and the Cocky Prince is eating a meal with half good dishes and half awful dishes but together its thematically coherent. We need the bad in order to appreciate the good, though this drama … Continue reading

Salt Entertainment Makes Statement Nearly 24 Hours After Kim Sun Ho Scandal Breaks and Still Checking on Veracity, 11th Street, Nau, and La Roche Posay Delete Him From Official Instas, and Costars Cancel Scheduled Hometown Cha Cha Cha Interviews

A burgeoning scandal is like a fire. It can die on its own if it’s small and has no tinder (truth and/or coverage), but if it has legs behind it then the only way to stave off burning the house … Continue reading

Wu Yi Fan Investigation Broadens to Include Same Allegations in Los Angeles and Multiple C-stars Rush to Distance Themselves From Rumors of Involvement

The Chinese-speaking publications continue to follow closely the Wu Yi Fan (Kris Wu) detention and investigation into rape and drugging young women in China. Now a lawyer in Los Angeles confirmed that a woman in LA has also lodged the … Continue reading

Jeon So Nee Cast as the Female Lead Opposite Park Hyung Sik in the K-drama Adaptation of The Golden Hairpin

Okay, there’s a lot to unpack here. Despite the K-netizens going on an anti-Chinese culture in K-dramas attack earlier this year which played one part in the cancellation of Joseon Exorcist and concerns over Chinese PPL in K-dramas so some … Continue reading

Yeon Woo Jin and Lee Moo Saeng Offered Male Lead Roles in Upcoming Female Friendship K-drama Thirty Nine with Son Ye Jin, Jeon Mi Do, and Ahn So Hee

The casting of male leads for upcoming jTBC drama Thirty Nine (39) is underway and it looks like the production has an eye for talented actors who will be complementary support to the three female leads for a female-centric drama. … Continue reading