Park Seo Joon and IU Cast as Leads in Extreme Jobs Director’s Next Film Dream

This is a really big casting win for young actor Park Seo Joon and IU. He was cast earlier and now she’s also confirmed for the upcoming movie Dream by the hit making director of 2019’s highest grossing South Korean film Extreme Jobs which is also the second highest grossing Korean movie of all time. I watched that movie on the plane and it was so entertaining and well crafted all around. Both Park Seo Joon and IU are riding acting career highs with smart picks in dramas and movies the last few years so hopefully this will turn into another successful project. 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 Seo Joon, Ahn Sung Ki, and Woo Do Hwan Promote Boxing Exorcism Movie Divine Fury in Bazaar Korea Pictorial

The summer months are more than halfway over and hopefully the heat hasn’t melted anyone yet. The South Korean box office hasn’t been sizzling for the local fare other than the award winning social commentary film Parasite but next weeks … Continue reading

After Her Private Life and Kim Jae Wook, Park Min Young Reigns as the K-drama Female Lead Racking Up Successive Chemistry Wins

I’m having a hard time thinking of another K-drama actress with as many romance dramas under belt as Park Min Young AND has also delivered performances that generated strong chemistry with her male lead(s). In some dramas she even sparks … Continue reading

Popular Dramas and High Profile Stars Like Lee Byung Hun and Son Ye Jin Lead 2018 APAN Star Award Nominations

Following behind the nominations for the Korean Drama Awards come the nominations for the 2018 APAN Star Awards which is on its 6th year now. It’s skewed towards the popular more than elite selection metrics but as always an interesting … Continue reading