Rain, Kang Sora, and Lee Bum Soo in Talks for Cycling K-movie Uhm Bok Dong

Korean movies have been having a banner few years at the box office receipts even while K-dramas dropped in ratings every year as a whole, it’s no wonder the allure of movies has increased beyond prestige to also include financial rewards. Expect a slew of high profiles movies in 2017 from the announced batch in 2016 that finished filming, and for late 2017 there’s another high profile film coming called Uhm Bok Dong about the real life heroics of the titular Korean cyclist during the Japanese occupation era who won a lot of competitions and rallied the Korean spirit. In talks to headline the movie is Rain and Kang Sora, and already announced as part of the cast is Lee Bum Soo. Rain and Kang Sora almost worked together twice before, first in Warm and Cozy but Rain dropped out and next in Please Come Back Ahjusshi which Kang Sora turned down. If they accept this will be a fantastic casting so make it happen! Continue reading

School-aged Pictures of Popular Hallyu K-actresses Show the Before and After

I did a post awhile back on the school age before and after pictures of Korea’s male stars. It’s time for the ladies counterpart post and who better to top it off than the three renowned prettiest actresses in Korea. … Continue reading

Daebak Off to Mon-Tues Ratings Lead in Close Viewer Battle with Neighborhood Lawyer and Monster

The ratings are for the new batch of Mon-Tues K-dramas and the playing field looks a lot different than the bloodbath going on in the Wed-Thurs slot. Mon-Tues doesn’t have a runaway winner (yet), with the race tight out of … Continue reading

Park Shin Yang and Kang Sora Sell the Quirky Oddball KBS Drama Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul Ho

There’s a good chance on quality alone that KBS might dominate all the prime time slots next week when new Mon-Tues drama Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul Ho (My Lawyer, Mr. Jo) premieres. If Neighborhood Lawyer wins the ratings battle over … Continue reading

Stills and Teasers for KBS Drama Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul Ho with Park Shin Yang and Kang Sora

KBS may be king of the tube on Wed-Thurs thanks to Descendants of the Sun, but it might be counterbalancing karma for the epic failure of recent Mon-Tues drama Moorim School. The drama wrapped this week and the next prime … Continue reading

Ji Sung Wins the Daesang at the 2015 MBC Year End Drama Awards

 A big thanks to MBC for starting off the year end drama awards procession off right. The network was first of the big three to hold it’s drama awards and this year managed to not screw things up or piss … Continue reading