K-drama True Beauty Holds Script Reading With Leads Cha Eun Woo, Moon Ga Young, and Hwang In Yeop

It’s filming kick off time for upcoming tvN drama True Beauty, adapted from the webtoon called The Goddess Descends which supposedly has a problematic premise about beauty and shallowness and whatnot. Moon Ga Young plays the titular beauty who is an ordinary average girl who learns crack makeup skills and becomes a goddess level beauty to the outside world. The leads are all suitably cast in terms of similarity to the webtoon drawings especially male lead Cha Eun Woo though I’m more curious about second male lead Hwang In Yeop who is a newbie. He made an impression as the assassin baddie in Tale of Nokdu and he’s also doing a great job as the seemingly school bully in 18 Again. Adapting True Beauty will be the PD of Extraordinary You and the screenwriter of Top Star Yoo Baek.

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Cha Eun Woo, Moon Ga Young, and Hwang In Yeop Confirmed for K-drama Adaptation of Webtoon True Beauty

If there was a pitch perfect casting of manga/manhwa/webtoon character to real live actor/actress then True Beauty (Goddess as Descended) wins the prize off the bat. The drama adaptation of the same name webtoon is heading into production and the … Continue reading

K-stars Collectively Awkward with Giant Phallic Lipstick at Giorgio Armani Event in Seoul

I’m pretty sure the creative folks at couture brand Giorgio Armani, which has successfully branched out into skincare and makeup the last decade, thought through the optics of bringing a giant gold lipstick statue on the red carpet for this … Continue reading

Kim Woo Bin Leads a Smaller Parade of Stars at the 16th Jeonju International Film Festival

Last week was the opening ceremony of the 16th annual Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF), the second largest film festival in Korea but still a ways away from the star-studded glitz of the largest film festival in the Busan. JIFF … Continue reading