Song Joong Ki, Gong Yoo, and Song Hye Kyo are Top 3 Voter Selected Best Drama Stars of 2017

It’s pretty hilarious that the top four (4!) vote-getters in the just released Galluop poll of Korean drama viewers on the best drama actor/actress in 2017 did not actually star in a K-drama in 2017. Well, one of the top four had a 2016 started K-drama end in January 2017 but otherwise it’s clear that star power on a super huge drama hit can last for quite some time in the minds of viewers. Song Joong Ki has been selected the top K-drama actor of 2017 in the viewer poll still riding the Descendants of the Sun success, followed by Gong Yoo for Goblin the drama that straddled year end 2016 and beginning 2017, and rounding out the top three is Song Hye Kyo also for Descendants. Park Bo Gum came in fourth thanks to Moonlight Drawn by Clouds which was also a 2016 drama and he didn’t have any dramas in 2017 either. Starting in the 5th and 6th place is Lee Jong Seok and Suzy, respectively, for While You Were Sleeping which finished airing just last month. Continue reading

Top Hallyu Stars Attend IU’s Concert Including Lee Jun Ki and the Newlywed Song-Song Couple

It’s undeniable that singer-actress IU is supremely talented at the singer part of her entertainment career, but through it and her acting works she’s developed an incredible network of supportive colleagues. She’s been holding a series of concerts this December … Continue reading

Cha Seung Won, Ji Sung, EXO and Many More Popular Stars Receive 2017 Korean Popular Culture & Arts Awards

The 2017 Korean Popular Culture & Arts Awards took place quietly with a cancelled red carpet due to the passing of beloved veteran leading man Kim Joo Hyuk earlier in the week. The big winners among stars I follow are … Continue reading

Park Bo Gum and Park Bo Young Take Home Best Drama Acting Prize at 2017 Seoul Drama Awards

It’s already the 12th annual Seoul Drama Awards, one of the lesser known of the many awards ceremonies Korea comes up with to laud its own creativity and prowess but this time it’s so lackluster to the point I think … Continue reading

Young K-stars Out in Force to Support Park Seo Joon and Kang Ha Neul at VIP Premiere of Midnight Runners

The cool friends contingent was out in force to support the bromance cop antics movie Midnight Runners starring Park Seo Joon and Kang Ha Neul. The former is coming off a well-received turn in K-drama Fight My Way while the … Continue reading

Ladies Steal the Red Carpet at the VIP Premiere for A Taxi Driver with Song Kang Ho, Yoo Hae Jin, and Ryu Jun Yeol

Ladies ruled the red carpet, with a surprising easy on the eyes green movie poster background, at the VIP premiere of K-movie A Taxi Driver. This movie pairs veteran Song Kang Ho with German actor Thomas Kretschmann for a real life … Continue reading

Attendees at VIP Movie Premiere of Battleship Island Reach Stratospheric Levels of Star Gazing

There may be a new standard in quality and quantity of star attendees to the VIP movie premiere of period war escape movie Battleship Island. I saw one of my faves Yoo Seung Ho trading his ruler period garb for … Continue reading