jTBC Drama Itaewon Class Ends with 16.548% Along with Park Bo Gum Cameo and A-list Arrival for Park Seo Joon

There’s no denying it now, K-actor Park Seo Joon is officially an A-lister and totally deserving of it. His headlining jTBC drama Itaewon Class finished this Saturday with a ratings high 16.548% which is a series high though not a network high as Sky Castle retains both the jTBC crown and the cable networks crown. The final episode seemed to make viewers happy so yay for cohesive writing and a satisfying send off, not to mention top drama actor Park Bo Gum made a cameo opposite second female lead Kwon Nara as a friendship gesture with the PD who directed him in Encounter (Boyfriend). A huge congrats to the cast and crew, they probably won’t get a much deserved overseas reward vacation with the global travel restrictions in place but hopefully they will be comforted knowing their labor of love got all the kudos and recognition it deserves. Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun Tops the Sports Chosun 30th Anniversary Poll of K-ent Industry Experts on Top K-drama Actors and Actresses

Consider me perpetually impressed with Kim Soo Hyun‘s popularity and staying power. This week Sports Chosun celebrated its 30th anniversary by conducting various polls of Korean industry insiders including agency heads, network presidents, PDs, screenwriters, and with over 100 votes … Continue reading

K-ent Discusses High Profile 2020 Anticipated Projects From Four Top Stars Lee Min Ho, Kim Soo Hyun, Song Joong Ki, and Park Bo Gum

As TW-ent recently looked back on who it considers the reigning K-drama kings of the last decade, this week K-ent published an article looking forward at what it sees as the four highest profile Hallyu actor and projects in 2020. … 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