First Teaser for tvN Mountain Climbing Drama Cliffhanger with Jeon Ji Hyun and Joo Ji Hoon

My first thought is that someone took the definition of teaser way too literally and decided less is more. How else to explain that even in a short teaser of Cliffhanger (Mount Jiri) half of it was black screen names that no one cares about because we are all there for Jeon Ji Hyun and/or Joo Ji Hoon doing their best looking gorgeous even when disheveled on a mountain rescue impression. To be fair, they definitely seem to be pulling it off in the brief snippets of them looking concerned, perturbed, fearful, and worried in the blink or you’ll miss it moments shown in the teaser. The drama is premiering next month in October on tvN but it’s not getting the usual Netflix treatment and will instead air streaming in iQiyi. That’s a bummer because Joo Ji Hoon has Netflix visibility through Kingdom seasons 1 and 2 and Jeon Ji Hyun also got a big boost this past summer with Kingdom: Ashin of the North.

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K-variety Program Discusses the Highest Net Worth Korean Celebrities with Jeon Ji Hyun, Kim Soo Hyun, and Yoo Jae Suk Ranked Top Three

Well this is a way for fraudsters to know who to target, lol. K-ent program Entertainment Company Live this weekend had a segment discussing the highest net worth individuals in the industry. This comes from a combination of salary for … Continue reading

K-ent Poll Finds Netizens Most Anticipating tvN Drama Cliffhanger as Well as Leads Joo Ji Hoon and Jeon Ji Hyun in the Acting Categories For the Remaining 2021 Drama Slate

I’m psyched for tvN drama Cliffhanger (Mount Jiri or Jirisan) but actually didn’t feel it was trending this high on the K-netizens wish list. A recent online research firm poll of 1000 people ages 20 and up ask “what is … Continue reading

Netflix Unleashes Massive Promo Machine for Zombie Fighting Warrior Princee Jeon Ji Hyun in Upcoming Kingdom: Ashin of the North

This Friday the one shot side-quel to the Netflix hit zombie K-drama Kingdom drops with a warrior princess at the helm in Jeon Ji Hyun. Kingdom: Ashin of the North showcases the genesis of the zombie plant and the zombification … Continue reading

Kim Tae Ri Tops K-ent Insiders Pick for Top Choice as Female Lead, Followed by Gong Hyo Jin and Song Hye Kyo

The ladies version of the same insider polling results are out and deserves as much attention as the men. In a surprise (for me at least) pick, Kim Tae Ri got the most votes with 6 as the actress that … Continue reading

Park Min Young and Yoona are Most Popular 30-something Line of Korean Actresses in Japan in 2021 Poll

When I heard that 2018 drama Why Secretary Kim was still popular enough to be added to a recent drama showcase in Japan, my first thought was Park Min Young. She is so popular in Japan for which started with … Continue reading

K-ent Reports that Kim Soo Hyun Sets New Record in K-drama Pay for One Ordinary Day, Female Actresses Remain Woefully Underpaid Compared to Actors

Another year another record I guess, and once again the headliner is top Hallyu actor Kim Soo Hyun. For his starring role in the upcoming drama One Ordinary Day (That Night), he is reportedly paid $500 million won per episode, … Continue reading

IU, Kim Yuna, and Gong Yoo Top the 2020 Advertising Association Poll of South Korean Consumers Favorite CF Models

The year end is also a good time to look back and see which stars really connected with consumers, as in South Korea actors, singers, sports stars, and even variety show hosts all make even better living endorsing products. The … Continue reading

Jeon Ji Hyun and Joo Ji Hoon Start Filming K-drama Mount Jiri in September 2020, Filming Expected to Last Through June 2021

I’m glad to see a K-drama take a location shoot seriously and expensively without needing to be in an exotic overseas locale. Upcoming highly anticipated human survival and nature drama Mount Jiri will be starting primary filming next month in … Continue reading