Kim So Yeon Abruptly Drops Out of Weekend Drama Father is Strange

There’s a sudden casting shakeup over at KBS mere days after casting confirmation for upcoming weekend drama came out. Weekend drama Father is Strange (Dad is Weird) just got its leading lady Kim So Yeon abruptly, with her side citing personal reasons for bowing out of this family ensemble drama. The production is scrambling to recast her role but the other leads remain confirmed with Lee Joon, Jung So Min, and also the addition of Ryu Soo Young. I don’t know why Kim So Yeon really dropped out but the casting carousel is not unheard of with K-dramas, maybe she was not ready for another long weekender after doing Happy Home earlier this year, the drama that got her together in real like with costar Lee Sang WooContinue reading

Hyun Bin, Kim Sun Ah, Cha Seung Won and More Attend VIP Movie Premiere for Luck-Key

The VIP movie premiere for the Yoo Hae Jin and Lee Joon identity swapping movie Luck-Key is a quite a treat for the adoring fans in attendance as many big names showed up. My favorite squee moment was seeing Kim … Continue reading

MBC Schedules Choi Ji Woo and Joo Jin Mo Drama Woman with a Suitcase on Mon-Tues After Monster

Veteran K-actress Choi Ji Woo is no stranger to suitcases, adorably packing for her trip on variety show Grandpas Over Flowers two years ago, and last year packed up metaphorically to go back to her college days with Second Time Twenty … Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun Wins Daesang at the 4th Annual APAN Star Awards

To the surprise of no one, Kim Soo Hyun racked up another Daesang this weekend, taking home the top prize at the 4th annual APAN Star Awards for his performance in Producer. Kim Hee Sun won Top Excellence Female in … 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

Hyun Bin and Kim Soo Hyun Leads the List of Highest Paid K-actor Drama Salaries

It was interesting to get a glimpse at the drama salaries of the top Korean actresses, and now it’s time to see how their male counterparts are faring. There is total gender income at the very top as Lee Young … Continue reading

Suzy Leads High Profile Star Attendees at the VIP Movie Premiere of Horror K-movie The Piper

I’m starting to wonder if Suzy and Lee Min Ho went the candid route in admitting their relationship three months ago when outed by Dispatch because they basically couldn’t hide their rosy romance glow. The stars were out in full … Continue reading