A woman wearing wedding white ball gowns can’t all be going to the same wedding, unless I suppose it’s a Reverend Moon officiated one. But the funeral black can definitely be attending the same one funeral, and honestly the general blahness at this event it might as well be for someone as obligatory as such events. The 2020 Grand Bell Awards took place yesterday in Seoul and the attendees were a much smaller group, either presenters or winners who were probably notified in advance to hie thee there and also keep the event at a smaller capacity. There is still COVID-19 and all.
Parasite took home Best Picture and Best Director and Lee Jung Eun Best Supporting Actress, but Best Actor went to Lee Byung Hun for Ashfall and Jung Yumi took home Best Actress for Kim Ji Young, Born in 1982. A surprise win for Jung Hae In as Best New Actor in Tune in for Love, and now I definitely want to tune in for that flick, and rising movie actress Jeon Yeo Bin was awards Best New Actress for After My Death. The fashion was a new level of dull, with 80% wearing bridal dresses and the other 19% in shrouded black. The spot of color came with Park Bom but I can’t even critique her outfit or her look because all I want is for her to be healthy.
Goodness this is a wild and wildly impressive casting land for the production of upcoming action K-movie Emergency Declaration. Starring leads Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun, and Jeon Do Yeon, the movie added Im Shi Wan and Kim Nam … Continue reading →
This cast is so star-studded and collectively award winning that the most junior member is an A-list leading man in his own right. K-ent is reporting that the upcoming action/disaster/thriller movie Emergency Declaration has completed lead casting with a veritable … Continue reading →
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 … Continue reading →
This has been a busy week for the cast of upcoming disaster K-movie Ashfall (Mount Baekdu). It’s the first time Ha Jung Woo and Lee Byung Hun, top movie stars usually headlining their own movies, are working together and they … Continue reading →
One big name leading man is passing but another one has thrown his name in the mix. Hit drama screenwriter Noh Hee Kyung‘s upcoming 2020 drama about people working for an overseas NGO initially had her reuniting with former male … Continue reading →
Behind-the-scenes is always the best when it comes to an awards show, giving a glimpse of friendships and camaraderie within the industry and even some star struck awe going on between stars. The 2019 Baeksang Arts Award was last week … Continue reading →
The 2019 Baeksang Arts Award was actually good for once, the winners moreso than the fashion which remains an uninspiring and safe sea of black and white gowns. Veteran queen Kim Hye Ja deservingly took home the Daesang (Grand Prize) … Continue reading →
The cherry blossoms are blooming and what a beautiful season to hold a wedding. The Shilla Hotel in Seoul was the site of a star-studded celebrity wedding this weekend, the marriage of singer-actress Lee Jung Hyun to her non-celebrity husband. … Continue reading →
The cast of tvN period drama Mr. Sunshine continue to win accolades and this time the two leads top the just released Gallup poll of Korean audiences’ favorite K-drama stars. Lee Byung Hun came in first followed by his costar … Continue reading →
With the close of 2018 looming the polls are starting to reference the entire year and Gallup just released the most popular film actors as voted by the South Korean audiences for the year. Topping the list is everyone’s favorite … Continue reading →
The Asia Artist Awards are the true purveyors of a popularity contest and if it wasn’t for actors and actresses getting random awards along with the idol and pop stars I’d probably not cover it. This year the highlight was … Continue reading →
It’s only the 2nd year for the Seoul Awards, sponsored by Sports Seoul, but there must either be great marketing or someone knows all the A-listers because this year’s ceremony was nearly as star-studded as the prestigious Baeksang Awards. The … Continue reading →