Kim So Yeon, Shin Eun Kyung, and Oh Man Seok Also Join Star-packed Cast of SBS Drama Penthouse

Dang, is everyone and their mothers going to be in this drama? Normally when new main lead caliber names are added to a drama casting it means prior rumored leads have declined but for SBS drama Penthouse it’s turning into a circus car because four new names have just appeared and it’s in addition to and not lieu of. Shin Eun Kyung, Kim So Yeon, Oh Man Seok, and rising actor Kang Tae Oh who was second lead in The Tale of Nokdu are all moving into the Penthouse it seems. They would join already named leads Eugene, Shin Sung Rok, Lee Ji Ah, and Bong Tae Gyu. Other than promising Kang Tae Ah every other name in this list could and have headlined dramas of their own so this is a wild main cast. This is such fun casting weirdness and makes Penthouse interesting on that alone. Continue reading

K-stars Finally Try Adventurous Fashion Dressing to Mixed Results at W Korea Bash for Breast Cancer Charity

This news post is a week late but it was a trying week in K-ent with the saddest star departure followed by the happiest celebrity wedding, one needs to take a deep breath and get back on track. On October … Continue reading

K-fans Happy with Coincidence of Hit Late 90’s Sitcom Soonpoong Clinic Sisters Kim So Yeon and Song Hye Kyo Marrying Drama Costars in 2017

The notalgia and serendipity feels are hitting the big time with the wedding announcement of Song Hye Kyo to Song Joong Ki, for K-drama viewers long before the Hallyu wave there is a sense of marrying off the last daughter. … 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

Kim So Yeon Wins Daesang for Happy Home at 2016 Korea Drama Awards

The minor K-drama awards circuit churns on with the arrival of the 2016 Korea Drama Awards, held in connection with the Korea Drama Festival. Kim Soo Hyun finally passed the Daesang baton on, after winning last year for Producers and … Continue reading

MBC Weekend Drama Happy Home Costars Kim So Yeon and Lee Sang Woo Confirmed to be Dating in Real Life

Leave it to two well matched same-age K-ent veterans to bring back some of the celebrity relationship thunder that’s been stolen by Chinese entertainment this summer. K-media is buzzing over the newly confirmed dating relationship of actor Lee Sang Woo … Continue reading