I’ve watched K-dramas for so many years I’m almost inured to how insanely good looking the actors are and many who have equal talent to boot as well. Recently two dramas had me doing double takes and marveling at how those actors really filled up the screen with their height in ways that captivated my attention more than before. I’ve always dated tall guys and Mr. Koala is nearly 5’11” but I think anyone taller than me personally would be fine. As actors, I find any actor over 6′ really commanding onscreen and over 5’10” is plenty enough height to use that as an asset when acting. With that said, 6’2″ Nam Joo Hyuk went FULL VISUAL in Start-Up, it started when he dressed up to pretend to be letter Nam Do San and then the last four episodes his glow up after the time jump had me totally giggling like a school girl he was so ridiculously good looking.
On Kairos, Shin Sung Rok and Ahn Bo Hyun are killing it in their roles but their equal 6’2″ height makes their antagonist conflict so equally powerful onscreen that wouldn’t work nearly as well if they weren’t so tall together. So I decided to do a full assembly of the tallest K-actors working right now and capped it at 6’2″ because there is already over a dozen that height and taller, since there is like 2 dozen more in the 6’1″ and 6′ category. The tallest three are 6’4″ tall Kwang Soo, Lee Ki Woo, and Yoon Kyung Sang, then comes 6’3″ Ro Woon, and finally all those tall dudes below the jump. Among the group the only two I couldn’t believe were 6’2″ were Ahn Hyo Seop and Joo Ji Hoon, both are models when they debuted but for some reason (maybe because they are so skinny) they don’t seem that tall.
When I say Han Hyo Joo has the best luck when it comes to picking dramas and then she goes and lands what is currently the most high profile drama in production for 2021. She’s in talks for the fantasy … Continue reading
This list will likely change heading into 2021 but for now we’re in 2020 so let’s take a look at who among the K-actors is leading the bankability and raking in the dough on K-drama land. Kim Soo Hyun comes … Continue reading
The two may not be related to each other but does explain why K-actor Jo In Sung has been MIA from K-ent media for some time now. Jo In Sung is in the hospital for knee pain according to his … Continue reading
Nam Joo Hyuk is back on my total love list thanks to The Light in Your Eyes (Dazzling). It wasn’t even his drama to carry, that was for Kim Hye Ja and Han Ji Min in a brilliant tandem, but … Continue reading
Three time will once again be the charm, I’m confident of it, with the reported reunion of K-actor Jo In Sung with his now drama muse screenwriter Noh Hee Kyung. Or maybe he’s her muse, because the two have done … Continue reading
It’s a factor of both how many K-dramas I’ve watched and also how distinctive these guys are that even totally covered up head to toe I can recognize them. So can the public and K-media who spotted Jo In Sung, … Continue reading
This is kinda a random award but apparently it’s the 23rd year of it so go figure. The 2018 KCA (Korean Consumer Association) Consumer Day Awards took place in Seoul this week with winners from the drama, movie, and music … Continue reading
With the close of 2018 looming the polls are starting to reference the entire year and Gallup just released the most popular film actors as voted by the South Korean audiences for the year. Topping the list is everyone’s favorite … Continue reading
It’s a cute coincidence and also a testament to the enduring success of the three actors in question. Most K-drama and K-movie fans. This weekend the Korean box office has a three-way battle for supremacy with three high profile movies … Continue reading
I legit guffawed out loud when I laid eyes on K-actor Jo In Sung‘s outfit at the movie premiere for his period film The Great Battle. He went exactly opposite to his grizzled war general role in the film and … Continue reading
Kisses and tears are two of the more memorable aspects of K-dramas because the early Hallyu dramas piled on romance and misery in equally measure to create the world of K-drama melodramas as we know it. Over the years the … Continue reading
South Koreans love their culturally significant or historically proud events dramatized and coming to theaters next month in September 2018 will be a cinematic take on the famed Seige of Ansi Fortress in 645. The Siege of Ansi was part … Continue reading