First Look at jTBC Youth Drama The Moment of 18 with Ong Seung Woo and Kim Hyang Gi

This is a surprising choice of drama to air on cable network jTBC more known for its more serious fare. The network is airing in July the youth drama The Moment of 18 which will star rookie actor Ong Seung Woo formerly of Wanna One and Produce 101 fame with award winning young movie actress Kim Hyang Gi. At first blush all I can think is that he’s very handsome and she’s a legit fantastic actress so if the production is going for a combo appeal it’s an interesting pairing. The drama is about Ong Seung Woo’s male lead transferring to a new school and the classmate relationships and school issues that unveil from his arrival. Directing if the PD of School of Hip Hop with the screenwriter Girls Generation 1979, Ms. Perfect, and All About My Mom. Continue reading

Gong Yoo Leads Off the 2018 January Movie Star Rankings Even Without an Acting Project in 2017

An entire year and a half without a movie, and also an entire year without a drama on top of that, and still top Hallyu star Gong Yoo leads off the first 2018 Korean movie star poll rankings ahead of … Continue reading

Star-studded Cast of Fantasy Death K-movie Along With the Gods Holds Press Conference

The year end holiday season will have a star-studded big-budget K-movie to look forward to, and hopefully end the Korean box office for 2017 on a high note. Fantasy death movie Along With the Gods (Two Worlds) is adapted from … Continue reading

Kim Woo Bin Leads a Smaller Parade of Stars at the 16th Jeonju International Film Festival

Last week was the opening ceremony of the 16th annual Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF), the second largest film festival in Korea but still a ways away from the star-studded glitz of the largest film festival in the Busan. JIFF … Continue reading

The 50th Annual Baeksang Awards Wrap Up with Jeon Ji Hyun and Song Kang Ho Winning the Daesang

The 50th annual Baeksang Art Awards concluded last night and actually managed to not render me wholly disappointed even with next to zero expectations. I can’t say the entire endeavor rewarded and feted the most deserving movies, dramas, actors, and … Continue reading