Kim So Yeon Abruptly Drops Out of Weekend Drama Father is Strange

There’s a sudden casting shakeup over at KBS mere days after casting confirmation for upcoming weekend drama came out. Weekend drama Father is Strange (Dad is Weird) just got its leading lady Kim So Yeon abruptly, with her side citing personal reasons for bowing out of this family ensemble drama. The production is scrambling to recast her role but the other leads remain confirmed with Lee Joon, Jung So Min, and also the addition of Ryu Soo Young. I don’t know why Kim So Yeon really dropped out but the casting carousel is not unheard of with K-dramas, maybe she was not ready for another long weekender after doing Happy Home earlier this year, the drama that got her together in real like with costar Lee Sang WooContinue reading

Song Joong Ki Takes Home Daesang at 2016 APAN Star Awards

It’s not exactly awards season yet in K-ent but the chips are falling as expected even for the one-off awards event such as the just held APAN Star Awards sponsored by the Daejeon Drama Festival. The big winner was Descendants … Continue reading

K-ent Lookalikes Back in the News as Bora and Han Chae Young Posts Adorable Sisterly Selfie

It’s so cute when celebrities recognize their own lookalikes, it saves fans the trouble of doing double takes. Last week Sistar‘s Bora ran into K-actress Han Chae Young at an event and the two took a selfie asking their fans … Continue reading

Lee Min Ho and Moon Chae Won Lead the K-stars Attending the 19th Annual Bucheon Film Festival

This is one of the smaller film festivals in Korea but the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) actually celebrated it’s 19th year holding the event this week. Not bad for a film festival held in one of the smaller … Continue reading

Kim Woo Bin Leads a Smaller Parade of Stars at the 16th Jeonju International Film Festival

Last week was the opening ceremony of the 16th annual Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF), the second largest film festival in Korea but still a ways away from the star-studded glitz of the largest film festival in the Busan. JIFF … Continue reading