Kim Ji Won Also in Talks for Leading Lady of KBS Drama Third Rate My Way

There apparently an either/or situation brewing behind the casting scenes for upcoming KBS drama Third Rate My Way. Right after news came out that Chun Woo Hee was in talks for the drama leading lady role, marking her first prime time leading drama appearance as she’s been active only in movies these past years, now comes the followup news that Kim Ji Won is also considering the same role. I hope this tactic doesn’t backfire on KBS and both ladies end up bailing on the drama. Kim Ji Won hit it big last year with Descendants of the Sun even playing just the second female lead so it’s no surprise that she’s being courted for leading lady roles. I like her a lot but so far it’s 0-1 in terms of DotS alums next acting projects with Jin Goo‘s post DotS drama Night Light being a ratings dud. Continue reading

2016 Year End Awards Roundup From Big Three Networks Capped Off Drama Year

The 2016 year end K-drama awards for the big three networks came and went last weekend, smack dab in the middle of me heading off for my trans-pacific flight, taking said long flight, traveling back home from long flight, and … 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

Yoona and Kim Soo Hyun Top the Vlinkage 2016 Most Popular Korean Male and Female Star List in China

After releasing the list of current most popular K-dramas in China, polling site Vlinkage is back with the Top 30 list of most popular Korean male and female stars, respectively. Some are long time regulars on any Korean star popularity … Continue reading