Kim Ok Bin and the Cast of K-movie The Villainness Looking Fab at Cannes Film Festival

There weren’t many Korean stars on the red carpet on opening night of the Cannes Film Festival but the arrival of the bad girl contingent brought it big time the following day. K-actress Kim Ok Bin headlines action-packed thriller movie The Villainness which screened at Cannes this week to great fanfare, receiving a long standing ovation and getting picked up for foreign distribution as the movie has been compared favorably to cross between a HK flick and Oldboy.

It;s been 8 years since Kim Ok Bin made her splashy debut at Cannes with the vampire priest movie Thirst and since then her movie career has been steadily climbing to now headlining a major movie, and looking glamorous and fit to boot. She was joined at Cannes by her costars Kim Seo Hyung and Sung Joon, and the three proceeded to dress beautifully – casual whites and blues for the day time press event transitioning to old school tailored glamour for the evening screening. This is how to wow at Cannes and kudos for this movie cast for bringing it! Continue reading

Jo In Sung Wins the Daesang at the 2014 APAN Star Awards

I posted two weeks ago about the nominees for the 2014 APAN Star Awards and how some choices were pretty legit while others strangely unfathomable. Pretty much the usual when it comes to acting awards in Korean drama entertainment. Last … Continue reading

The Good and Weird Drama Acting Nominations from the 2014 APAN Star Awards

The nominees are out for the 2014 APAN Star Awards, yet another glittery awards ceremony and this one in particular is a recent new arrival on the awards scene in the last few years. It’s connected to the Daejeon Drama Festival … Continue reading

Eye-catching Official Stills Continue Increasing Excitement for The Blade and Petal

When watching a drama live, and keeping an eye on the proceedings ahead of time, it’s impossible not to form an opinion each step of the way. The initial casting creates either an optimism or pessimism depending on the cast, … Continue reading

Thieves Holds Star-Studded Movie Premiere in Korea

The star-studded caper movie Thieves held its media movie premiere in Korea this week, and in attendance was a coterie of K-stars even more high wattage than usual. That’s not surprising since the movie cast itself consists of some top-notch … Continue reading