Reports Claim that Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Costars Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung are Dating in Real Life

Leave it to themselves and to Dispatch for outing one of the more likely reel to real couplings in recent months. Netizen chatter has been crescendo-ing for the last week that Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo costars Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung are dating in real life much like audiences of their cheerful romance drama have been shipping them. It all started when Lee Sung Kyung posted a blurry picture from the Coldplay concert in Seoul showing a blurry guy who netizens claimed was Nam Joo Hyun based on his physique and same clothing worn before. Even more telling was that Lee Sung Kyung immediately deleted that picture from her Instagram. Now Dispatch has jumped on the easy pickings and released a slew of stakeout pictures showing Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk on dates in and around each other’s residences, all covered up and incognito but still clearly them. They share the same agency in YG which is going to check with the two before responding. Continue reading

The Bright and Beautifully Decked Out K-stars Attend Salvatore Ferragamo Event in Seoul

The red carpet of the Salvatore Ferragamo event in Seoul was where the glitterati of K-stars convened this past week. Decked out in the brand’s latest outfits and accessories, my eyes first went to Yoon Eun Hye since she’s so … Continue reading

2016 Year End Awards Roundup From Big Three Networks Capped Off Drama Year

The 2016 year end K-drama awards for the big three networks came and went last weekend, smack dab in the middle of me heading off for my trans-pacific flight, taking said long flight, traveling back home from long flight, and … Continue reading

Lee Sung Kyung Transforms into Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Opposite Nam Joo Hyuk

Sports themed dramas have traditionally under-performed (har har) in ratings but as a genre I still am glad it’s around to further diversify the landscape between sageuks, melos, thrillers, and rom-coms. MBC has lined up Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo for … Continue reading

2016 Baeksang Arts Awards Shines with Big Korean Film and Television Stars

This Friday night was the 2016 Baeksang Arts Awards in Seoul, with the brightest Korean television and film stars of the year gathered for glitz, glamour and peer recognition. Acclaimed movie director Lee Joon Ik took home the Film side … Continue reading

Kim Rae Won and Park Shin Hye Lead the Script Reading for SBS Drama Doctors

I never thought I’d see Park Shin Hye in a doctor genre drama, and conversely I’ve wondered why Kim Rae Won hasn’t done one yet since all his generational male colleagues have wielded the scalpel already. Filming started on upcoming … Continue reading