K-movie Wiretap Delays Filming for Male Lead Kim Woo Bin to Undergo Intensive Cancer Treatment

I’m never going to make fun of K-drama’s penchant for noise bleeds to indicate working too hard or closeted illness, because that’s exactly what led Kim Woo Bin to get a physical which diagnosed his ealry stage nasopharyngeal cancer. Hallyu actor Kim Woo Bin was prepping for the start of filming on his next movie the thriller Wiretap when he noticed he was getting a persistent sore throat and also constant nose bleeds. He went in for a full physical which was how the doctors diagnosed his nasopharyngeal cancer early, and based on the treatment timing early stage such cancer has a 90% full recovery rate within the first 5 years. That’s the only good news but any form of cancer is still scary and daunting, and Kim Woo Bin reportedly considered undergoing treatment in secret and keeping the news from his parents. He ended up telling them and his agency released the news to the public to prevent incorrect news from later spreading. Continue reading

K-stars Attend Seoul Premiere of Hollywood Movie The Magnificent Seven Costarring Lee Byung Hun

The summer blockbuster movie season has wrapped and Korean entertainment found worldwide glory with the hit zombie on trains thriller Train to Busan. Starting off the fall season an old school Western movie The Magnificent Seven which had an early … Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun and Kim So Hyun Top the Moolmang K-star Internet Power Rankings for July 2016

Korean buzz site Moolmang has been doing entertainment internet power rankings for awhile and the latest July issue is interesting enough as a current pulse taking snapshot to merit a post. The site ranks popularity/buzz based on the number of … Continue reading