Gong Hyo Jin, Kang Ha Neul, and Kim Ji Suk Attend Press Conference for KBS Drama When the Camellia Blooms

There’s a whole lotta camaraderie and cheer at the press conference for When the Camellia Blooms, a great sign for sure and definitely makes for a bright vibe. The three leads Gong Hyo Jin, Kang Ha Neul, and Kim Ji Suk were on hand to pose for pictures and answer press questions, goofing off comfortably with each other in contrast to the love triangle to come in the drama. It’s billed as a human drama, a healing romance set in a slice-of-life neighborhood where Gong Hyo Jin is a single mom running a bar restaurant and Kang Ha Neul the doting dogged cop who falls for her. It sounds like the exact type of drama Gong Hyo Jin would pick and I’ve loved everything she’s done drama-wise so I’m super looking forward to this! Continue reading

K-stars Collectively Awkward with Giant Phallic Lipstick at Giorgio Armani Event in Seoul

I’m pretty sure the creative folks at couture brand Giorgio Armani, which has successfully branched out into skincare and makeup the last decade, thought through the optics of bringing a giant gold lipstick statue on the red carpet for this … Continue reading

Yoon Kyun Sang and Kim Ji Suk Contrast in First Stills of MBC Drama Rebel: The Thief Who Stole the People

Even without SBS drama Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim being a big ratings hit, MBC is still woefully bringing in negligible viewership for its Mon-Tues drama Night Light in the low single digits. There’s still another month to go before the … Continue reading

MBC’s Traitor Hong Gil Dong Finalizes Cast of Yoon Kyun Sang, Chae Soo Bin, Kim Ji Suk and Honey Lee

After a few rounds of casting maybes from Namgong Min to Ji Sung, the titular Traitor Hong Gil Dong (or Rebel Hong Gil Dong) has found Yoon Kyun Sang as the famed Korean Robin Hood. SBS loves Yoon Kyun Sang and … Continue reading

Filming Starts on the Kim Hye Ja Lead Female-centric K-drama Unkind Women

Those bemoaning that the K-drama landscape is a wasteland of no good roles and stories for women might have be seeing a shining beacon of hope soon. Filming is underway for the upcoming Wed-Thurs KBS drama called Unkind Women which … Continue reading