Song Joong Ki Overtakes Gong Yoo in August Advertising Poll Results with Ji Chang Wook in Third Place

Oh what a heavily promoted movie and a stunning engagement surprise can do for a career, but luckily the star in question has the acting chops to back up the resurgent popularity. The tally is out by the Korean Advertising Association and the most popular male CF stars for this August result shows Song Joong Ki back on top in the number 1 spot, while long running number 1 placeholder Gong Yoo drops to number 2 after a long defense, and coming in third as a perfect going away to the military sendoff is Ji Chang Wook.  That Gong Yoo is still in the top three is a testament to how popular his 2016 acting projects Train to Busan and Goblin were, whereas Song Joong Ki had hit movie Battleship Island premiere last month in July and Ji Chang Wook recently finished decently rated K-drama Suspicious PartnerContinue reading

Top K-Stars Attend Chanel Exhibit at the D-Museum in Seoul

Another high end couture media event in Seoul and another reason for the fashion conscious Koreans stars to don their brand outfits out for a strut. This time it was the Chanel exhibition titled Mademoiselle Prive held at the D-Museum. … Continue reading

Ruler: Master of the Mask Tops Suspicious Couple and Mystery Queen in Premiere

It’s new drama Wednesday, with not one but two new arrivals in the prime time slot. SBS has modern rom-com Suspicious Partner while MBC is offering up classic sageuk intrigue with Ruler: Master of the Mask, both joining KBS‘s quirky noir … Continue reading

Star Duo Pictures from the 2017 Baeksang Arts Award Doubles the Cuteness

Couples were not the focal point of the 2017 Baeksangs, whether onscreen pairings or real life couples, the event was mostly devoid of shippable moments for fans. An exception was seeing the Moonlight Drawn by Clouds couple Park Bo Gum … Continue reading

Ji Chang Wook and Nam Ji Hyun are All Smiles at Script Reading for SBS Drama Suspicious Partner

I’m so excited for upcoming SBS Wed-Thurs drama Suspicious Partner, regardless of the leading lady casting carousel and the litany of title changes. I never got invested in currently airing sageuk Saimdang: Light’s Diary and judging from the steady around … Continue reading