K-ent Reports on New Leading Men Battle on Mon-Tues Nights with Park Seo Joon, Kim Young Kwang and Joo Won

The Mon-Tues slot is about to get a much needed refresher but sadly it won’t be my favorite battle to the death when three new prime time dramas premiere at the same time. Next week comes the first showdown between Fight My Way with Park Seo Joon and Kim Ji Won against Lookout with Kim Young Kwang and Lee Shi Young, and the following week Joo Won arrives late to the dance with his My Sassy Girl Oh Yeon Seo. ¬†K-media is wondering which of the three leading men will win the ratings battle, and hilariously doesn’t reference their leading ladies almost like the women are afterthoughts. I’m actually most interested in seeing how Oh Yeon Seo does her take on the sageuk version of the sassy girl character Jeon Ji Hyun made iconic, otherwise it’s probably the cute friends turned lovers bickering romance of Park Seo Joon and Kim Ji Won in Fight My Way that I want to watch for the story and chemistry. Continue reading

Park Min Young Pretty in Blue Leading Mostly Fashion Fails at Movie Premiere of Ji Chang Wook’s Fabricated City

I’m way more fascinated by the fashion, mostly lack thereof, parade at the VIP movie premiere for the thriller movie Fabricated City than I am in the actual movie. Starring Ji Chang Wook and Shim Eun Kyung, the movie is … Continue reading

Posters, Stills, and New Teasers Develop the Rom-com Feel for KBS Drama The Man Living in Our House

It’s goodbye adorable young love sageuk Moonlight Drawn by Clouds, which ended this week, and hello cohabitation rom-com The Man Living in Our House, which takes over the Mon-Tues time slot on KBS. Starring Su Ae as a bumpy in … Continue reading

Late Fall Mon-Tues K-dramas The Man Living in Our House and Night Light Finalize Lead Casting

There will be a contrasting selection of Mon-Tues K-dramas coming in late fall, and which one piques your interest may depend on mood as the casting has been finalized and both are packed with plenty of talent. Arriving first at … Continue reading

School-aged Pictures of Popular Hallyu K-actors Show the Before and After

For years I’ve been seeing these types of pre-star pictures floating around here and there, and finally decided to collect as many as I can into one post. Half of it is for my own viewing lulz and the other … Continue reading

2014 SBS Year End Drama Awards

With the 2014 SBS Drama Awards, another prolific if underwhelming in quality year wraps up in K-dramaland. There wasn’t an underlying reason I saved this network for last in coverage, MBC went first and I only had time to write … Continue reading

Cosmopolitan Korea Showcases Star Bachelors for Annual Letters From Angels Adoption Campaign

Leave it to Korea, the land that understands the magic mixture of K-drama appeal with the soulful male leads to rope in the female viewers, to deliver yet another great charity photo spread. The Letters From Angels photography campaign started … Continue reading

Bevy of Super Tall K-actors Towering Onscreen in Pinocchio and Pride and Prejudice

I know K-dramas have been on a flower boy roll for the last few years, but recently I’ve really started noticing that all the leading men in K-dramas have gotten¬†progressively taller and taller. Early Hallyu had quite a few leading … Continue reading