Nam Gyu Ri Films Guest Appearance with So Ji Sub on the Set of K-drama Terius Behind Me

K-actor So Ji Sub has always skewed older to me, even when he was just starting out there was this more mature vibe likely due to his looks and an aura of sensitive melancholy. That makes the pairing for his next drama Terius Behind Me with rising young actress Jung In Sun all that more incongruous, unless he plays the protective uncle next door type. It’s too bad his last drama Oh My Venus was so boring because it wasted the great pairing with him and his acting peer Shin Mina, even looking at the first stills from Terius with So Ji Sub next to guest starring actress Nam Gyu Ri makes me go ah heck nah. Nam Gyu Ri’s role here is a special appearance as So Ji Sub’s former girlfriend, and since he’s a former NIS agent I’ll assume she died because of him and that’s why he’s retired living in a random neighborhood only to come out of hiding to help uncover a conspiracy involving Jung In Sun’s disappeared husband. Continue reading

Elle Korea Features a Smorgasbord of K-stars for its Charitable “Share Happiness” Campaign

The holiday season is fast approaching like a freight train and with it comes holiday cheer and hopefully more charitable givings. Elle Korea has assembled a huge group of actors, actresses, and idols for it’s annual “Share Happiness” charity photo … Continue reading

18th Annual Busan Film Festival Kicks Off with K-stars Walking the Red Carpet

The 18th annual Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) kicked off yesterday in the seaside town of Busan, South Korea with lots of glam and anticipation. Featuring 301 movie selections from 70 countries shown over 10 days, BIFF has cemented its … Continue reading

Bong Joon Ho’s Hollywood Movie Snowpiercer Holds VIP Seoul Premiere

The premieres in Seoul this Summer keep getting bigger and bigger and this is one of the most star-studded to date what with the melding of Hollywood and a Korean directorial super star. Seoul was the location chosen for the … Continue reading