Shin Hyun Bin Already on the Rise in 2020 Opposite Won Bin in Maxim Coffee CF

Sometimes the ascendance of a star can be telegraphed even earlier and seeing Shin Hyun Bin currently in Hospital Playlist 2, about to be in Person Who Looks Like You soon to premiere, and cast in The Youngest Son of the Chaebol and Strange, I recall seeing her on a CF and took me awhile to place that she was the relative lesser known actress opposite Won Bin in last year’s 2020 Maxim coffee CF. It was a CF that I remember because Won Bin said “roasty” and I was like WTF is roasty? The canned coffee is described as smooth and roasty and lol isn’t all coffee beans roasted before it’s brewed. I guess her casting in the CF should have alerted me that she’s definitely an up-and-comer especially when CF casting agents take notice. I kinda concur with the recent critique of her acting range but she has a really soothing and natural face that I quite enjoy looking at onscreen.

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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