Woman of Dignity Release First Drama Posters and Stills of Leads Kim Hee Sun and Kim Sun Ah

Looks like the baton has passed from cable network tvN to jTBC for the time being, as the formerly underdog network now has two back-to-back drama hits on its hands with Strong Woman Do Bong Soon and now Man to Man. That’ll keep the interest high for the network’s upcoming drama Woman of Dignity when it premieres in June after Man to Man, swapping out the dual male lead bromance for the dual female lead lady frenemy and societal issues.

Starring Kim Hee Sun and Kim Sun Ah, the two lades are navigating that treacherous aging gracefully out of younger female lead character roles and finding whether there are meaty characters to play that isn’t just a mom, unhappy married, or witchy spinster. Kim Hee Sun’s last drama was the most excellent Angry Mom while Kim Sun Ah misfired with Masked Prosecutor. I think they have complementary contrasting acting auras that has a good shot at making this drama work on their double downed charisma. Continue 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

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

K-media Assembles Top 5 Most Beautiful Actresses in Kim Hee Sun, Son Ye Jin, Han Ga In, Song Hye Kyo, and Kim Tae Hee

With Descendants of the Sun doing gangbuster prime time ratings, the best since You From Another Star two years ago, it gives K-media a chance to wax rhapsodic about the A-list actresses who continue to deliver in looks and/or ratings. A … Continue reading

C-drama Ice Fantasy with Feng Shao Feng and Victoria Song Drop Visually Entertaining Trailer

Consider me pleasantly surprised and not at all unhappy that the initial gloom and doom prognostications for upcoming otherwordly C-drama Ice Fantasy may not have been warranted. The first teaser trailer is out and does not look bad at all, … Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun Wins Daesang at the 4th Annual APAN Star Awards

To the surprise of no one, Kim Soo Hyun racked up another Daesang this weekend, taking home the top prize at the 4th annual APAN Star Awards for his performance in Producer. Kim Hee Sun won Top Excellence Female in … Continue reading

2015 Korea Drama Awards Has Misaeng and Heard it Through the Grapevine Getting Most Nods

On the even of the Seoul Drama Awards, another Korean awards show has released its nominees list for 2015 dramas and the result is a decidedly mixed bag. While I agree with the nominations for Heard it Through the Grapevine … Continue reading

Kim Tae Hee, Lee Young Ae, and Jeon Ji Hyun Top the Netizen’s Ranking of the 20 Most Beautiful Female K-stars

Kim Tae Hee is having a very good August 2015, that’s for sure. Her new drama Yongpal with Joo Won is a major hit (relatively speaking in this day and age of depressed television ratings), and now she’s garnered another … Continue reading