K-netizens Find Lee Jun Ki and Lee Jong Seok Always Take on Drama Male Leads that Have the Worst Things Happen so That Image Stays with Them

This is a funny and all too true post – K-netizens were discussing which actors have such a strong image because of a certain type of role and they uniformly landed on Lee Jun Ki and Lee Jong Seok in the pantheon of playing male leads with the most awful things that happen to them, i.e. worst life possible. I agree and no wonder I love them both so lololol. The consensus is that when you see either onscreen you’re already girded for the most awful fate to befall and one bad thing after another to happen. Lee Jun Ki it’s Iljimae, Joseon Gunman, Two Weeks, Flower of Evil, Time Between Dog and Wolf, and Moon Lovers and with Lee Jong Seok it’s I Hear Your Voice, Pinocchio, W: Two Worlds, Dr. Stranger, and School 2013. Stuff that happens include getting shot/getting stabbed/losing girlfriend-fiancee-wife-child-parent/bullying/betrayal/arrested/jail/backstabbed/framed…..and you get the picture. It’s not every single drama per se but more often than not, and also the bad stuff that happens to their male lead is so so awful it’s traumatizing to watch. Netizens feel that every time they see Lee Jun Ki or Lee Seok they just want to ask if they are almost, are they unhurt, are they doing well hahaha. There is also a third actor that netizens think belong on this pantheon but he’s recently steered away from such character types – namely Kim Nam Gil who lived through Queen Seondeok, Bad Guy, and Shark.

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Beyond Evil Wins Best Drama at 2021 Baeksang Awards with Shin Ha Kyun and Kim So Yeon Taking Home the Best Acting Awards

A nicely laudatory ceremony for the 2021 Baeksang Awards wrapped up tonight in South Korea and I’m pretty happy with the results. The Daesang went to Yoo Jae Suk for his continued exemplary work as a variety star and host, … Continue reading

2021 Baeksang Award Nominations are Out with a Murderers Row of Nominees in the Drama Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor Categories

The 2021 Baeksang Arts Award nominations came out five days ago but I didn’t have a chance to write about it since the news was overshadowed by the hullabaloo that was the production of MBC drama Time and things surrounding … Continue reading

Lee Jun Ki, Jang Hyuk, Lee Seung Gi Part of Fantastic Line Up of Korean Stars in Third Release of the Korean Actors 200 List

Another release is here from the Korean Actors 200 list, with the website continuing to do a great job of teasing the next release and then dropping just stunning pictures of the actors and actresses in each batch. This third … Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun Takes Home the Acting Category Daesang at the 2020 Asia Artist Awards with Lots of Popular Stars Attending

I had heard the 2020 Asia Artist Awards may be postponed due to COVID-19 increasing in South Korea but it went on this weekend, without an audience but actually really nice to see many popular stars taking the time to … Continue reading

K-actor Childhood Photos Show Progression into Hallyu Stars of Today From Hyun Bin, Kim Soo Hyun, Lee Min Ho, Ji Chang Wook, and More

Come one, come all, come get all your oppa and dongsaeng childhood pictures galore and marvel at how everyone grew up into the hotties we know today. It’s impossible to deny that many a K-actress got some surgical help to … Continue reading

2020 Asia Artist Awards Release Star Studded Attendees Including Kim Soo Hyun, Lee Jun Ki, Lee Jung Jae, Lee Sung Kyung, Seo Ye Ji and Many More

I figured the awards circuit was going to be toast this fall season but the upcoming 2020 Asia Artist Awards held on November 25th will certainly be worth checking out. The awards body released the names of the expected actor … Continue reading