Park Bo Gum, Park So Dam, and Byun Woo Seok Confirmed for Modeling and Acting K-drama Record of Youth

I’m not surprised at the confirmation of casting but this drama certainly remains rather unexpected still. K-ent is reporting that big name leads Park Bo Gum and Park So Dam are both confirmed for K-drama Record of Youth after being in talks late last year. They will be joined by rising actor Byun Woo Seok in a drama set in the world of modeling and acting, which sounds rather superficial but is reportedly a sincere and heartfelt look at stars straddling the modeling and acting sides of the entertainment industry and the production team around them including makeup artists and stylists. The drama is from the PD of Memories of Alhambra and Secret Forest with the screenwriter of Temperature of Love, Doctors, and One Warm Word. It aims to air in May 2020 on tvN. Continue reading

Gong Yoo Number 1 Most Loved Celebrity CF Endorser by Korean Brands Followed by Park Bo Gum and Soccer Star Son Heung Min

The year is coming to a close so there are more and more lists and polls to try and rank what happened in 2019. On the CF side, it feels like every single ad in South Korea features a celebrity … Continue reading

Park Bo Gum Offered K-drama Record of Youth with Park So Dam After Jang Ki Young Declines Due to Scheduling Conflict

Leave it to K-drama casting agents to still manage to surprise me. There’s a one-two news break with 2020 K-drama Record of Youth – originally confirmed male lead Jang Ki Young has declined due to scheduling conflicts and the production … Continue reading

Kim Hye Ja and Jung Woo Sung Take Home the Drama and Movie Daesangs at the 2019 Baeksang Arts Award

The 2019 Baeksang Arts Award was actually good for once, the winners moreso than the fashion which remains an uninspiring and safe sea of black and white gowns. Veteran queen Kim Hye Ja deservingly took home the Daesang (Grand Prize) … Continue reading

Encounter Cast Celebrates Drama Wrap and Ends with Slightly Higher Average Ratings than Same Network Memories of Alhambra

It’s clear the screenwriter of Encounter (Boyfriend) took her writing classes seriously because there were no bad/poorly written characters in the drama. Every single role was three dimensional, and fleshed out despite limited screen time for the supporting cast. I’ll … Continue reading