Im Shi Wan Confirms OCN Drama Other People Are Hell as First Project Post Military Discharge

K-actor Im Shi Wan may not be discharged from the military until two months later in April but he’s already lined up his first post-army acting project. He’s confirmed for the OCN thriller-mystery drama Other People are Hell (Strangers From Hell) based on the same name webtoon. The illustrations are weird and creepy but I don’t sense this as a straight up horror and more like people be weird. The male lead moves from the countryside to Seoul and stays at a gosiwon, boarding house usually for people studying for entrance exams, and encounters a coterie of oddballs. This drama pick reminds me of Im Shi Wan choosing Misaeng which turned out to be a massive hit so kudos for taking chances. Continue reading

K-drama Producers Lamenting Huge Hole in Late 20’s Leading Men Due to Military Service

Production companies of K-dramas shared with the media its very valid concern with upcoming year leading men casting due to the large exodus of military service bound this year in 2017. Starting with Lee Min Ho, the list of talented … 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

Kim Soo Hyun and Park Bo Gum are Top K-stars Who Elicit Female Viewers Motherly Instincts

I gotta give polling site Moolmong credit for even coming up with this particular poll topic, but then again it’s probably run out of more mainstream subjects to inquire about. Korean ladies were polled on which K-star elicited their most … Continue reading

Korean Ladies Magazine Picks Top 10 Favorite K-actors as of March 2016

A recent Korean ladies magazine poll at the end of March is an interesting peek into how the domestic female viewers feel about how the hot Korean actors the English-speaking drama world fangirls over. It’s not the same list, that’s … Continue reading

Ji Sung Wins the Daesang at the 2015 MBC Year End Drama Awards

 A big thanks to MBC for starting off the year end drama awards procession off right. The network was first of the big three to hold it’s drama awards and this year managed to not screw things up or piss … Continue reading