Gong Hyo Jin and Kang Ha Neul Lead Script Reading for KBS Drama When Camellia Blooms

The wait for K-actress Gong Hyo Jin back on the small screen is nearly over, as script reading stills were released by KBS for the upcoming drama When Camellia Blooms. Filming is already underway since last month but this start of promos for the drama brings the excitement of checking out how drama will look visually. I remembering getting more about about Hotel Del Luna with the promo stills and conversely less excited about Arthdal Chronicles, inversely proportional to how I was anticipated those two dramas when it was announced. Good early visuals can still effectively ramp up excitement and Camellia has a solid cast but not the buzz (yet) of a big project so I hope it captures an enchanting vibe to bring audiences in. Continue reading

K-drama Producers Lamenting Huge Hole in Late 20’s Leading Men Due to Military Service

Production companies of K-dramas shared with the media its very valid concern with upcoming year leading men casting due to the large exodus of military service bound this year in 2017. Starting with Lee Min Ho, the list of talented … Continue reading

Young K-stars Out in Force to Support Park Seo Joon and Kang Ha Neul at VIP Premiere of Midnight Runners

The cool friends contingent was out in force to support the bromance cop antics movie Midnight Runners starring Park Seo Joon and Kang Ha Neul. The former is coming off a well-received turn in K-drama Fight My Way while the … Continue reading

Kang Ha Neul Confirms Sept 11 Military Enlistment and Puts on Bromance Show with Park Seo Joon Promoting Cop Caper Movie Midnight Runners

One aspect of the Korean mandatory military service is the male bonding of all enlisted, with plenty of life long friendships formed through shared experiences. If that’s the case I’m rather sad that K-actor Kang Na Neul just confirmed his … Continue reading

Attendees at VIP Movie Premiere of Battleship Island Reach Stratospheric Levels of Star Gazing

There may be a new standard in quality and quantity of star attendees to the VIP movie premiere of period war escape movie Battleship Island. I saw one of my faves Yoo Seung Ho trading his ruler period garb for … Continue reading