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.
The Asia Model Awards always has an acting and actor/actress category since so many South Korean models go into acting or do it concurrently. This year’s 2020 awards highlighted actors and actresses who had hit dramas or was quite buzzy … Continue reading
Next year’s big dramas is definitely led by the wilderness survival K-drama Mount Jiri. Starring Jeon Ji Hyun and Joo Ji Hoon with the script by Kim Eun Hee of Kingdom and Signal and the PD of Mr. Sunshine, this … Continue reading
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
I realized that nearly all of the most popular younger generation K-actors have had a chance now to play a sageuk king, prince, or even fictional modern day Korean king/emperor. It’s totally an excuse for me to collect the entire … Continue reading
KeyEast Entertainment has been one of the largest and most prominent agencies in K-ent on the acting side but of course there are always arrivals and departures. This is a large departure so worth noting: long time actors Jung Ryeo … Continue reading
The 2020 Baeksang Awards held on June 5, 2020 will take place without an audience for the first time in its history but at least it will take place and be broadcast. The nominations were released today on May 8th … Continue reading
Okay, this is an unexpected switcheroo. The male lead of upcoming national park based K-drama Mount Jiri will now be Joo Ji Hoon, after earlier news that Park Seo Joon was in talks for the role. This would be a … Continue reading
The COVID-19 pandemic has lead to lots more Netflix and chilling but I’ve actually been busier than ever remote working because now I don’t even have the separation between work and home ha. I’ve only watched one episode of the … Continue reading
Perfect for the weekend or for being cooped up at home either in self-quarantine or laziness, the Netflix K-drama Kingdom season 2 has dropped with all 6-episodes at once. Woo hoo, talk about a feast to chow on, lol. It … Continue reading
Woo hoo, the zombies are coming back a month from now. Streaming service Netflix announced today that zombie K-drama Kingdom will premiere its second season next month on March 13th. The first season was so good but also sooooo worrying … Continue reading
What’s good for the goose is good for the gander and in this case gender-swapping would make it entirely problematic. New posters are here for upcoming SBS drama Hyena with leads Kim Hye Soo and Joo Ji Hoon playing rival … Continue reading
SBS is off to a good start with Hot Stove League doing well in Fri-Sat ratings so the stage is set for it’s successor drama Hyena when it takes over in late February. We already have a Shark and a … Continue reading