A King Loves Releases New Stills with Leads Im Shi Wan, Yoona, and Hong Jong Hyun

I’m cautiously optimistic about pre-produced sageuk A King Loves since it’s adapted from a novel so the story structure has less chance of falling apart. But that optimism is also tempered with plenty of K-dramas failing even on adapting well-written works, not to mention I’m really not liking male lead Im Shi Wan‘s sageuk look. It’s not all on a badly styled sageuk hair but just an overall opinion that he doesn’t suit the sageuk visuals. His costars Yoona and Hong Jong Hyun fare much better but honestly the latest stills from the drama fail to increase excitement. The last two pre-produced sageuk Saimdang: Light’s Diary and Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo mostly bombed, we’ll have to wait until the tail end of 2017 to see how A King Love fares – breaks the cycle or makes it a triple fail. Continue reading

Sageuk Drama A King Loves Finds Doppleganger Counterparts to Leads Im Shi Wan, Yoona and Hong Jong Hyun

K-ent continues to churn out talented child actors who succeed into adult roles, with three big names from the last few years transitioning and leaving a void. Yeo Jin Goo, Kim Yoo Jung, and Kim So Hyun are now fully … Continue reading

K-Bu Bu Jing Xin Sets a New Record Sale Price to China and Gorgeous Cast Attends Press Conference

Looks like all it took was a K-drama adapted from a popular Chinese source novel for the rumored Chinese entertainment ban on K-ent to be lifted. The K-version of Bu Bu Jing Xin (Startling With Each Step) has just set … Continue reading

Lee Jun Ki, Kang Ha Neul, and Hong Jong Hyun Promote K-Bu Bu Jing Xin on SBS Variety Show Running Man

Three out of six hotties isn’t a bad get for SBS variety show Running Man, especially if it’s three goofy and talented actors who have built up a bromance over the last six months playing onscreen brothers. Moon Lovers: Scarlet … Continue reading

Lee Jun Ki and IU Lead the Cast of K-Bu Bu Jing Xin in the Full Cosmopolitan Korea Pictorial

Somewhere between I Want and Fans Myself lies the upcoming K-adaptation of the popular Chinese time-traveling romance novel Bu Bu Jing Xin. Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo (Bobogyungsim: Ryeo) has front loaded the cast with more flower boys than can … Continue reading

The Cast of K-Bu Bu Jing Xin Wow on the Cover and Pages of Cosmopolitan Korea

Cosmopolitan Korea certainly scored a coup on landing the cast of the K-version of Bu Bu Jing Xin, turning the Goryeo princes from Bobogyungsim: Ryeo (Scarlet Heart: Moon Lovers) back into their snappy modern incarnations. Leads Lee Jun Ki and IU take … Continue reading

Lee Jun Ki’s Having a Bloody Good Time Along with Full Cast in Official Character Posters for K-Bu Bu Jing Xin

One of these things is not like the others is my first reaction upon seeing the just released official character posters for the Korean drama version of Bu Bu Jing Xin. The concerted effort to distinguish male lead Lee Jun … Continue reading

K-Bu Bu Jing Xin Shares First Look at Three Supporting Princes in Kang Ha Neul, Baekhyun, and Hong Jong Hyun

If I were to split the six main princes of Chinese novel Bu Bu Jing Xin up, my favorite three are 4th, 13th, and 14th, so it’s rather coincidental that the Korean adaptation released new stills of the other three … Continue reading

Korean BBJX Cast and More Stars Attend VIP Movie Premiere to Support Kang Ha Neul

The stars were out at the VIP premiere for indie Korean movie Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet, and the presence mostly skewed young thanks to the headlining star that is Kang Ha Neul. Kang Ha Neul had half of … Continue reading

The Cast of K-Bu Bu Jing Xin Decked Out in Period Costumes for Prayer Ceremony

The princes of the C-drama version of Bu Bu Jing Xin were all saddled with the unfortunate Qing dynasty male queue hairstyle, but luckily were sporting colorful luxuriously embroidered threads that befit their royal position and helped to quickly identify … Continue reading

Lee Jun Ki and IU Lead the Script Reading Session for K-Bu Bu Jing Xin

Holy cuteness alert! The first stills are here from the production of upcoming Korean Bu Bu Jing Xin and it’s courtesy of the supremely eye candy filled script reading session. Bobogyungsim: Ryeo (Bu Bu Jing Xin: Splendor) won’t air until the … Continue reading