Joseon Zombie Sageuk Kingdom Releases Riveting Official Drama Poster

The second to arrive on the Joseon zombie genre has a middle height hurdle to vault to be the better of the two, and honestly I think it will based on the production scope. Netflix drama Kingdom will air in January 2019, a few months after the K-movie Rampant (Outbreak) with Hyun Bin and Jang Dong Gun dealt with the same theme of political conspiracy crossed with attacking diseased outbreak. Rampant was a box office leader for two weeks but due to the high budget and middling word of mouth the final domestic haul was high but not enough alone to recoup its even higher budget. One of the criticisms was the lack of character development which is hard to do in a two hour movie but for an 8-episode drama I totally see how Kingdom could be a rich and intense tapestry, especially with screenwriter Kim Eun Hee of Signal, Three Days, and Sign behind the script. The first official drama poster just dropped and is a visual treat with Joo Ji Hoon’s face covered by his sword reflecting the scary face of a zombie. Continue reading

K-stars Collectively Awkward with Giant Phallic Lipstick at Giorgio Armani Event in Seoul

I’m pretty sure the creative folks at couture brand Giorgio Armani, which has successfully branched out into skincare and makeup the last decade, thought through the optics of bringing a giant gold lipstick statue on the red carpet for this … Continue reading

Louis Vuitton Event in Seoul Brings Out Top Stars Gong Yoo, Cha Seung Won, and Many More

The high end couture house that is Louis Vuitton hasn’t stage as many celeb filled events in recent months in Seoul but hit a motherlode of top star sightings with this week’s store exhibition opening. Mega popular actor Gong Yoo … Continue reading