Drama Adaption of Beauty Inside Finalizes Cast of Seo Hyun Jin, Lee Min Ki, Ahn Jae Hyun, and Lee Da Hee

Casting has firmed up for the K-drama adaptation of the movie Beauty Inside, with a twist that the body changer this time is the female lead rather than the male lead in the movie. The drama has inked Seo Hyun Jin to play the role of a woman who changes forms (man, child, young, old, etc) anytime a trigger event happens, as opposed to every morning in the movie. That made for the movie doing a different high profile cameo each day but for a drama that clearly won’t work. Romance Seo Hyun Jin will be Lee Min Ki who is really returned to drama land after last year’s This Life is Our First and prior to that nearly a decade away from television shows. Rounding out the main leads will be Ahn Jae Hyun and Lee Da Hee both of whom I am good with in supporting roles. The drama is slated for cable network jTBC with an eye towards end of 2018 year airing. Continue reading

Korean Acting Stars Shine on the MAMA 2017 Hong Kong Red Carpet

Since I don’t follow K-pop the interest in the pan-Asian Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) is solely on the attendee star power of many K-stars. The Hong Kong show last night was a total win for me on the actors … Continue reading

Lee Young Ae and Song Joong Ki Lead Big Name K-star Appearances at 2017 MAMA

Keep you eyes peeled on November 25th for the 2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), the latest spectacle put on by music network Mnet to further promote Hallyu pop and entertainment. I’m guessing big K-pop winners are likely the big … Continue reading

K-stars Finally Try Adventurous Fashion Dressing to Mixed Results at W Korea Bash for Breast Cancer Charity

This news post is a week late but it was a trying week in K-ent with the saddest star departure followed by the happiest celebrity wedding, one needs to take a deep breath and get back on track. On October … Continue reading

Character Look Skyward in Drama Posters for Reunited Worlds with Yeo Jin Gu, Lee Yeon Hee, and Ahn Jae Hyun

I thought the idea of a high school boy who disappears for thirteen years and then returns mysteriously would seem depressing as heck but all the characters in upcoming SBS Wed-Thurs drama Reunited Worlds (A New World) look quietly hopeful … Continue reading

Ady An’s Wedding Party of the Year Moves Back to Taiwan for Star-studded Banquet

The festivities have moved from Hawaii back to Taiwan for the final stop in TW-actress Ady An‘s wedding extravaganza of the year. Celebrity weddings can be lavish and over-the-top and Ady’s definitely is up there in terms of how much … Continue reading

SBS Finalizes Casting for Reunited Worlds with Lee Yeon Hee, Yeo Jin Gu, and Ahn Jae Hyun

It’s good that Suspicious Partner is a longer 20-episode prime time drama, or 40 episode now that the network has decided to call thirty minutes an episode to add in more commercial time. That means SP won’t end until the … Continue reading

Lee Jun Ki and Seo Hyun Jin Lead the 2016 K-stars in Baby Cuteness Pictorial for Adoption Campaign

Pairing popularity celebrities with philanthropic or social causes is always a smart move, but a triple applause for combining that combo with adorable babies. Cosmopolitan Korea released a new black-and-white but oh so adorable pictorial of Korean stars cradling chubby … Continue reading