Lee Byung Hun Revealed to Have Saved Kim Woo Bin’s Life by Urging Him to Get a Medical Checkup in 2017 Which Revealed His Cancer Diagnosis

Oh wow, this is such an important story for many reasons. The first is, thank you Lee Byung Hun! The top actor has been revealed as a key person that helped save Kim Woo Bin‘s life. The actor was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer in 2017 and the diagnosis came after Lee Byung Hun urged Kim Woo Bin to go see a doctor and get checked up. The two met in 2015 filming the movie Master released in 2016 and in 2017 during an event Kim Woo Bin started to nosebleed at dinner and Lee Byung Hun saw it and told him to take it seriously and go see a doctor. Kim Woo Bin had been getting nosebleeds for a few months prior but chalked it up to working hard, long hours, and generally being tired. I am SO GLAD Lee Byung Hun pointed it out, told Kim Woo Bin to see a doctor, and Kim Woo Bin listened to his respected sunbae and did just that. The visit and checkup led to his cancer diagnosis and a nearly two year long hiatus from acting to treat and recover. This goes to show, don’t take random changes in your health as just “no big deal” and sometimes erring on the side of caution is the difference between early treatment and too late detection.

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First Teaser for Star-studded Ensemble Drama Our Blues Showcases the Down to Earth Rural Charms of Jeju Island

I feel like K-actress Shin Mina just went from one beach to another, but I don’t think her second beach sojourn she’ll be sporting that many Hermes bags lol. The teaser is out for tvN ensemble drama Our Blues which … Continue reading

Movie Stills for Emergency Declaration Impress with Star-studded Cast of Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun, Jeon Do Yeon, Kim Nam Gil, and Im Shi Wan

The first stills are out for upcoming high profile big budget air disaster movie Emergency Declaration and it’s just a collection of huge stars which is nothing wrong to enjoy the assemblage. The movie premiered last month at Cannes Film … Continue reading

K-drama Our Blues Finalizes Cast with Lee Byung Hyun, Shin Mina, Cha Seung Won, Lee Jung Eun, Han Ji Min, Kim Woo Bin, and Uhm Jung Hwa

While Netflix is understandably getting all the buzz recently in the K-drama sphere, there remains plenty of quality talent and projects proliferating elsewhere and in 2022 none is more star-studded than the Noh Hee Kyung penned K-drama Our Blues. It’s … Continue reading

Lee Byung Hun, Shin Mina, Kim Woo Bin, Han Ji Min, Cha Seung Won, and Lee Jung Eun Offered the New Noh Hee Kyung Drama Our Blues

Looks like Here is out and Our Blues is in. Award winning screenwriter Noh Hee Kyung was prepping a new drama announced last year called Here based on people working overseas in NGOs but the production and filming continued to … Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun, Song Joong Ki Among Selection of Male Actors in First Release From the KOFIC Korean Actors 200 List

The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) is assembling a list call the Korean Actors 200 (includes both actors and actresses) to represent the top acting talent from the industry with an express aim to raise further international recognition of the breadth … Continue reading

It’s Many Weddings and a Funeral for the Attendees at the 2020 Grand Bell Awards

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 … Continue reading

K-movie Emergency Declaration Adds Park Hae Joon and Kim So Jin to the Already Star Studded Cast

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

Action Thriller K-movie Emergency Declaration Confirms Cast of Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun, Jeon Do Yeon, and Kim Nam Gil

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

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 … Continue reading