Hyun Bin and Jang Dong Gun Confirmed for Joseon Zombie Movie Outbreak

Now this is a strange deja when two stars mentioned for one project instead get confirmed for a completely different project. Hyun Bin’s name has been linked to sci-fi K-drama City of Lights and zombie sageuk movie Outbreak for a few months, and recently he confirmed the latter though I’m hoping he also signs on for the former since I need him to pull a triumphant Gong Yoo style hit drama return after a massive drama dud.

When Binnie was being discussed for City of Lights, fellow top K-actor Jang Dong Gun‘s name was also bandied about to join that drama as male lead, but now Jang Dong Gun is joining Binnie instead in the fantasy sageuk movie Outbreak (or Rage). It’s described as the exiled Joseon crown prince’s return to assist his older brother up fighting Joseon era zombies during an outbreak. It’s no zombies on a train/plane/ship concept but certainly sounds entertaining to put the ever popular zombie menace in a sageuk setting. Continue reading

All of Kim Eun Sook’s Drama Leading Men Assembled in a Visual Walk Down Memory Lane

As top Korean drama screenwriter Kim Eun Sook preps for her next drama airing at the end of 2016, having lined up leading man Gong Yoo (squeeee!), it’s a good time as any to do a catalog of all the … Continue reading

School-aged Pictures of Popular Hallyu K-actors Show the Before and After

For years I’ve been seeing these types of pre-star pictures floating around here and there, and finally decided to collect as many as I can into one post. Half of it is for my own viewing lulz and the other … Continue reading

Jang Dong Gun Tops the Korean Ladies Pick of 10 Most Handsome K-actors

It’s the ladies turn to voice their preferences and this top-10 list has quite a few overlaps with the recently released male audience picks. There is a wee distinction, which was likely used in asking the question, as the men … Continue reading

Ha Jung Woo Leads the Korean Male Fans Pick of Their Top 20 Manliest K-actors

I’m always entertained by lists and polls, offering a snapshot of the general reaction to the topic at hand without needing to take it seriously. The latest list is interesting in how many selections elicited approving nods from me. tvN … Continue reading

Snap Judgment on the Weekend Showdown of A Gentlemans Dignity versus Dr. Jin

Oh boy. This isn’t going to be pretty. On a fairly flawless weekend where I wandered around the City in magnificent late Spring weather, eating and loling around to my heart’s delight and only stopping to girl talk left and … Continue reading

Funny Supermarket Stills and Second Teaser Trailer for A Gentleman’s Dignity

Hhhhmm, I never thought the picture of four men going grocery shopping could get me this excited. But apparently A Gentleman’s Dignity knew something about my id that I didn’t even know. AGD released new stills that show Jang Dong … Continue reading