Han Ji Min and Nam Joo Hyuk Cast as Leads in 2019 Fantasy Romance K-drama Brilliant

Now this is a pairing that I’m sure no one has ever asked for and really couldn’t come at a worse time. Han Ji Min is currently wowing my socks off in her powerful and caring role in tvN drama Knowing Wife (Familiar Wife) and before the shine is even off she goes and signs on to a problematic male lead pairing. Her next male lead is going to be Nam Joo Hyuk, experiece and ability-wise such a step down from current male lead Ji Sung, in a fantasy drama called Brilliant (or Dazzling or Blindingly Bright). She plays a 25-year old woman who suddenly loses the rest of her time and becomes an old woman, to be played by Kim Hye Ja, and crosses paths with a 26 year old young man given all the time in the world and wastes it living a useless existence. The drama comes from the PD of I Live in Cheondamdong and will be fully pre-produced to air in early January 2019. 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

Nam Joo Hyuk Trades in Laughable Fantasy for Modern Good Looks in New Stills and Preview for Bride of the Water God

Nam Joo Hyuk was one of those who made it out alright in the hot mess K-drama Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo, looking a dash more modern as the 13th prince but still suitably decked out. He should be the … Continue reading

Bride of the Water God Releases Moody Drama Poster Contrasting with Slapstick Episode 1 Preview

Talk about whiplash in moods as the first group drama poster for Bride of the Water God arrives followed by a completely different tonal one for the episode 1 preview teaser. It’s like the static posing of the cast promises … Continue reading

Top K-Stars Attend Chanel Exhibit at the D-Museum in Seoul

Another high end couture media event in Seoul and another reason for the fashion conscious Koreans stars to don their brand outfits out for a strut. This time it was the Chanel exhibition titled Mademoiselle Prive held at the D-Museum. … Continue reading