tvN Sends Cast of Bride of the Water God on Bonding Retreat Before Filming

Camaraderie and chemistry is the goal for the production team of upcoming tvN drama adaptation of popular manhwa Bride of the Water God. The cast and crew is setting out this week for Kyunggido to embark on a bonding retreat much like the ones that college students go on with their organizations or new employees attend for orientation. Looks like the production is serious about building closeness among the cast and crew in hopes that it will translate onscreen with the drama chemistry and cohesiveness. Smart move, especially with a cast filled with so many acting wild cards. The leads are Nam Joo Hyuk and Shin Se Kyung playing the Water God and Bride, with Krystal and Gong Myung as the supporting leads also playing god characters. Im Joo Hwan has also joined the cast playing a human character. Continue reading

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

I did a post awhile back on the school age before and after pictures of Korea’s male stars. It’s time for the ladies counterpart post and who better to top it off than the three renowned prettiest actresses in Korea. … Continue reading

Yoona and Kim Soo Hyun Top the Vlinkage 2016 Most Popular Korean Male and Female Star List in China

After releasing the list of current most popular K-dramas in China, polling site Vlinkage is back with the Top 30 list of most popular Korean male and female stars, respectively. Some are long time regulars on any Korean star popularity … Continue reading

Stars and More Stars Descend on China’s Fun and Fab iQiyi 2016 Award’s Show

Now this is how I call throwing a fun awards show shindig. One of China’s top streaming sites iQiyi hosted the 2016 All-star Carnival this past weekend and it appeared all the It Stars showed up, and then some. There … Continue reading

Stars Step Out for the Chanel 2015 Cruise Collection Fashion Show in Seoul

French design house Chanel light up the fashion skyline in Seoul this past weekend for the 2015 Cruise collection, which also happens to be the first time ever the haute couture brand has staged a runway show in South Korea. … Continue reading

Eric Comes Out on Top of Korean TV Critic Assessment of Recent Idol Acting Performances

This is a worth reading commentary from a veteran Korean television critic on the recent batch of idols acting in K-dramas. Published in entertainment news MBN, the critic rated the performances from the August-September dramas where veteran to newbie idol-actors … Continue reading