Bong Joon Ho, Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun Tops Sports Chosun 2020 Power People Poll For Film and Kim Soo Hyun Only Actor to Make Both Film and Drama Lists

The Sports Chosun 30th Anniversary poll of South Korean entertainment insiders on the Power People within the industry is definitely worth discussing especially in the drama category. For the film category it’s harder to have biases as movies remain a wall in K-ent where to become a film star one is a true A-lister. Far and away by like three times the number of votes, the most powerful person in Korean film industry is Director Bong Joon Ho of Parasite and many other hit movies fame. Second place is actor Song Kang Ho followed by fellow actor Lee Byung Hun. Then comes a huge number of directors and producers in SK film and the next actor to show up is a surprise pick of Kim Tae Ri. Also worth noting is that K-actor Kim Soo Hyun got 2 votes in this film group after leading the drama category poll and he’s the only actor to be on the list for both sides and also getting the most votes for the drama side to boot. Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun Tops the Sports Chosun 30th Anniversary Poll of K-ent Industry Experts on Top K-drama Actors and Actresses

Consider me perpetually impressed with Kim Soo Hyun‘s popularity and staying power. This week Sports Chosun celebrated its 30th anniversary by conducting various polls of Korean industry insiders including agency heads, network presidents, PDs, screenwriters, and with over 100 votes … Continue reading

Seo Yeo Ji, Park Gyu Young, and Oh Jung Se Confirmed for I’m a Psycho But It’s Okay with Kim Soo Hyun

This drama was supposed to premiere in June and let’s keep finger crossed that it will be on schedule. K-actor Kim Soo Hyun‘s comeback drama I’m a Psycho But It’s Okay has confirmed three additional cast members – rumored female … Continue reading

K-ent Discusses High Profile 2020 Anticipated Projects From Four Top Stars Lee Min Ho, Kim Soo Hyun, Song Joong Ki, and Park Bo Gum

As TW-ent recently looked back on who it considers the reigning K-drama kings of the last decade, this week K-ent published an article looking forward at what it sees as the four highest profile Hallyu actor and projects in 2020. … Continue reading

TW-ent Lists Hyun Bin, Kim Soo Hyun, Gong Yoo, and Song Joong Ki as Top 4 K-drama Actors of the 2010-2020 Decade

Lists are fraught with disagreement but I don’t think I find anything objectionable about this list. TW-ent ranked the top Hallyu K-drama actors of the last decade (2010-2020) and selected four still very active and marketable male leads Hyun Bin, … Continue reading