Kim Hee Sun in Talks for Soul-swapping K-drama Room Nine

There are visual goals for every decade of my life and K-actress Kim Hee Sun is my 40’s goals with how she’s balanced a career, husband, daughter, and aging gracefully. I’ve been really cheering on her recent K-drama growth with projects starting with Wonderful Days, Angry Mom, and most recently Women of Dignity. Up next is likely fantasy tinged K-drama Room Nine while she will be playing two characters who soul-swap. One is a 30-something workaholic lawyer at the top of her law firm and the other is a 50-something incarcerated woman prisoner with late stage cancer. Room Nine refers to the waiting room at the prison where they interact. The drama is from the screenwriter of The Merchant and the PD of Big Man, My Fair Lady, and Flowers For My Life. It’s schedule to air in September after Hundred Day Husband. Continue reading

Black and White Dominate the Red Carpet at the 2017 Asia Artist Awards

The 2017 Asia Artist Awards went off without a hitch, other than the usual fashion boredom that is now part and parcel with every Korean red carpet. It’s like the ladies make no effort to be creative or challenging, or … Continue reading

Big Name K-stars Including Lee Seung Gi, Yoona, Suzy, Lee Jun Ki, and Park Shin Hye to Attend 2017 Asia Artist Awards

This is a post solely to prep for this week’s Asia Artist Awards, thank to the star-studded line up that will be making an appearance either to present or to perform. On the acting stars alone it’s worth checking out … Continue reading

Cable K-drama Women of Dignity Gets Over 12% Ratings in Final Episode with New Career Highs for Leads Kim Hee Sun and Kim Sun Ah

A huge stupendous congratulations for just concluded jTBC weekend drama Women of Dignity, shattering records and accolades along the way of telling the female life story with renewed energy and vigor. The drama already broke the cable network’s own best … 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