Jo Seung Woo and Park Shin Hye Confirmed for 2020 jTBC Drama Sisyphus: The Myth

Okay, we’ll know we just have to wait and see. Days after K-ent reported that Park Shin Hye and Jo Seung Woo had been offered the leads in upcoming cable drama Sisyphus: The Myth, both have accepted. It’s a done deal so no need to sling positive or negative predictions, Jo Seung Woo will head into filming after he’s done with Stranger 2 (Secret Forest 2) and Park Shin Hye has finished with her last movie filming so is currently on hiatus. All we have to go on is that the drama is a sci-fi based drama and airing on cable network jTBC sometime in 2020. I think basically anything Jo Seung Woo picks drama-wise has turned into a critical hit so Park Shin Hye should be in good hands coming from a dud of a role in her last drama Memories of Alhambra. Continue reading

The 2018 Usual Drama Suspects Lead the Nominations for the 2018 Seoul Awards

I feel like I can start copying and pasting from my last two drama award nomination posts since it’s the same few drama names, actors, and actresses making the list. The 2nd annual Seoul Awards assembled by Sports Seoul released … Continue reading

Popular Dramas and High Profile Stars Like Lee Byung Hun and Son Ye Jin Lead 2018 APAN Star Award Nominations

Following behind the nominations for the Korean Drama Awards come the nominations for the 2018 APAN Star Awards which is on its 6th year now. It’s skewed towards the popular more than elite selection metrics but as always an interesting … Continue reading

The Leads of Hit K-romance Movie The Classic 15 Years Later Have Competing Movies at the Box Office

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

The 2018 54th Baeksang Arts Awards Rolls Out the Fashion Red Carpet for Top K-stars

The fashion do’s and don’ts remain my favorite past time for awards shows, mostly because I can’t bother to care about winners that sometimes feel arbitrary or tied to popularity. The 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Arts Awards took place Thursday … Continue reading

Drama and Movie Nominees Announced for the 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Arts Awards

The 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Awards nominees are out and honestly each year I care a smidge less because I watch less of all the offerings and also the older one gets the less emotionally invested in these show affairs. … Continue reading

jTBC Medical Drama Life Finalizes Casting of Lee Dong Wook, Jo Seung Woo, Won Jin Ah, and Moon So Ri

A full cast has been assembled this week for spring 2018 jTBC drama Life, not to be confused with the tvN police human interest drama Live that’s premiering earlier.¬† Life stars already confirmed male leads Lee Dong Wook and Jo … Continue reading

K-advertisers Name Most Valuable 2016 Entertainment Brands in Korea

Brand awareness and strength is a critical assessment element in the marketing industry, and stars have long since joined in the pool of companies and products which consumers connect with. The Korean advertising association released a data set this week … Continue reading