2018 Seoul Awards Star-studded with Big Winners to My Ahjusshi, Mr. Sunshine, and Along with the Gods

It’s only the 2nd year for the Seoul Awards, sponsored by Sports Seoul, but there must either be great marketing or someone knows all the A-listers because this year’s ceremony was nearly as star-studded as the prestigious Baeksang Awards. The big winners were drama My Ahjusshi for television Daesang and the counterpart went to the film The Spy Gone North. Hit drama Mr. Sunshine picked up two acting wins for Lee Byung Hun and Yoo Yeon Seok, and in the film section a lot of winners for acting from the movie Along with the Gods including Ha Jung Woo, Joo Ji Hoon, and Ye Soo Jung. With such an assemblage I really wish it wasn’t the case that 90% of the actress attendees picked white gowns of varying bridal and prom wear. Best dress went to Kim Ah Joong who did pick something pretty and unique but mostly won because she stood out.  I’m not complaining that much because everyone looked pretty albeit boring/safe, but this was definitely not a rando award ceremony and will likely be one to keep an eye out for in future years. Continue reading

Gong Yoo Leads Off the 2018 January Movie Star Rankings Even Without an Acting Project in 2017

An entire year and a half without a movie, and also an entire year without a drama on top of that, and still top Hallyu star Gong Yoo leads off the first 2018 Korean movie star poll rankings ahead of … Continue reading

Star-studded Cast of Fantasy Death K-movie Along With the Gods Holds Press Conference

The year end holiday season will have a star-studded big-budget K-movie to look forward to, and hopefully end the Korean box office for 2017 on a high note. Fantasy death movie Along With the Gods (Two Worlds) is adapted from … Continue reading

Jung Woo Sung and Ha Jung Woo Headline K-stars at Bottega Veneta Event in Seoul

The waning days of summer is also the kickoff to the biggest fashion season of the year in fall. The colors and fabrics transition from the playful and light to the experimental and substantial, and this year Italian design house … Continue reading

Jung Woo Sung and Lee Jung Jae’s Artist Company Agency Celebrates First Anniversary with Vogue Korea Spread

Two K-ent titans forming an agency is more than enough  to garner interest and  anticipation that the effort would be a success. Best friends and top Korean actors Lee Jung Jae and Jung Woo Sung left their agencies after their … Continue reading

EXO, Yoo Ah In, and Hyeri Lead the 2016 Forbes Korea Top 40 Celebrity Power Rankings

The list is out for Forbes Korea magazine’s annual ranking of the 40 Most Powerful Celebrities, a ranking that takes into account a whole host of factors including buzz, name recognition, successful projects, number of CFs, and so forth. I … Continue reading

Section TV Polls Fan Picks for Top 8 Big Stars of Korean Entertainment in 2015

Every time there is a survey of some sort, it’s always entertaining to casually peruse which star has maintained top dog popularity and who may have dropped off a bit. This weekend Section TV did a poll for its 800 … Continue reading