Ji Chang Wook, Kang Ha Neul, and INFINITE’s Sunggyu Cast in Military Musical

I feel like Ji Chang Wook and Kang Ha Neul are having a complete blast serving their military enlistment. It’s by happenstance that the two popular actors and also musical veterans are serving in the army around the same time because they keep getting to showcase their singing chops together and looking mighty fine doing so. This time they get a third addition of INFINITE‘s Sunggyu who enlisted just three months ago rather abruptly but heck no time is as good as right now when it’s something that one has to get done. The musical is called Shinheung Military Academy and basically sings about the rah rah days of patriotic Korean youth fighting against the Japanese colonizers. Great to see these boys so pumped up to entertain and spread some patriotic vocals. 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

K-Bu Bu Jing Xin Sets Fastest Record by Breaking 300 Million Views in 3 Days on China’s Youku

The disappointing Korean domestic premiere ratings for the first three episodes of K-adaptation of Bu Bu Jing Xin may take a herculean effort on the production team to reverse. Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo (Bobogyungsim: Ryeo) is mired in just … Continue reading

K-Bu Bu Jing Xin Settles into 3rd Episode with 7.0% Ratings But Breaks 100 Million Views on Youku Streaming in 16 Hours

It’s time to render first opinions after giving the K-version of Bu Bu Jing Xin a three episode premiere week to get the ball rolling. Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo (Bobogyungsim: Ryeo) doesn’t appear to be the potential ratings winner that … Continue reading

Moonlight Drawn by Clouds Jumps in Ratings and Takes the Mon-Tues Lead Over Premiering K-Bu Bu Jing Xin

The showdown of the Mon-Tues sageuks has an out of the gate winner – congrats to KBS youth period drama Moonlight Drawn by Clouds for vaulting in the ratings for episode 3 this Monday and taking the runaway lead against … Continue reading