TW-ent Lists Hyun Bin, Kim Soo Hyun, Gong Yoo, and Song Joong Ki as Top 4 K-drama Actors of the 2010-2020 Decade

Lists are fraught with disagreement but I don’t think I find anything objectionable about this list. TW-ent ranked the top Hallyu K-drama actors of the last decade (2010-2020) and selected four still very active and marketable male leads Hyun Bin, Kim Soo Hyun, Gong Yoo, and Song Joong Ki. I don’t think any of these four could be left off such a list and perhaps the list can only be expanded to add a few more names. Hyun Bin is book-ending the decade with his two greatest hits Secret Garden in 2010 and now Crash Landing on You in 2019-2020, Kim Soo Hyun hit superstar status young with You From Another Star and The Moon Embraces the Sun, Gong Yoo washed away the failure of Big with the trendiest buzziest drama in years with Goblin, and of course Song Joong Ki swept all of Asia with the mega hit Descendants of the Sun and also delivered a dense melo torte of a drama in Nice Guy. Continue reading

Gong Yoo Number 1 Most Loved Celebrity CF Endorser by Korean Brands Followed by Park Bo Gum and Soccer Star Son Heung Min

The year is coming to a close so there are more and more lists and polls to try and rank what happened in 2019. On the CF side, it feels like every single ad in South Korea features a celebrity … Continue reading

Gong Yoo, Cha Eun Woo, and Jung Woo Sung Lead Parade of Horribly Dressed K-stars at Louis Vuitton Event in Seoul

Every time I scroll down this post I shake my head, each and every new picture I can’t help but shake my head. This is the weirdest collection of so-called couture outfits all courtesy of Louis Vuitton as the brand … Continue reading