First Look at Han Ji Min, Nam Joo Hyuk, Kim Hye Ja, and Son Ho Jun Filming jTBC Drama Dazzling

The four leads of upcoming jTBC early 2019 K-drama Dazzling (Brilliant) gathered together as filming has started and I’m cautiously optimistic. The younger man-older woman pairing in currently airing tvN drama Encounter (Boyfriend) is working so beautifully that I hope Han Ji Min and Nam Joo Hyuk spark together and bring their own unique onscreen coupling to play. What’s cute is that Han Ji Min’s character in the drama is named Kim Hye Ja, and she suddenly turns into a 70 year old woman and that role will be played by real life veteran actress Kim Hye Ja. And once she turns into older Kim Hye Ja the character has the ability to manipulate time and she gets involved with a young man wasting his time played by Nam Joo Hyuk. The story sounds interesting and comes from the reunion of both the PD and screenwriter of Awl and I Live in Cheondamdong. Continue reading

Lee Sung Min, Han Ji Min, Nam Joo Hyuk, and Joo Ji Hoon Take Home 2018 Korean Film Critic Acting Awards

Another K-awards ceremony came and went and this one was decided low key being from the Korean Film Critics Association┬ábut the winners merit a mention. It’s pretty serendipitous and likely a good sign that upcoming K-drama Brilliant costars Han Ji … Continue reading

Big Name Stars Descend on the Red Carpet Opening Night of the 2018 Busan Film Festival

If this week’s sad showing of mostly second and third tier K-stars at the Korean Drama Awards, then it was the exact opposite at the opening night red carpet of the 2018 Busan International Film Festival where I felt so … Continue reading

Posters, Preview, and Press Conference for Jo In Sung and Nam Joo Hyuk Historical Epic Movie The Great Battle

South Koreans love their culturally significant or historically proud events dramatized and coming to theaters next month in September 2018 will be a cinematic take on the famed Seige of Ansi Fortress in 645. The Siege of Ansi was part … Continue reading

Lee Young Ae and Song Joong Ki Lead Big Name K-star Appearances at 2017 MAMA

Keep you eyes peeled on November 25th for the 2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), the latest spectacle put on by music network Mnet to further promote Hallyu pop and entertainment. I’m guessing big K-pop winners are likely the big … Continue reading