Park Seo Joon Parlays His Squeaky Clean Image as the Face of the 2020 South Korean Census

I’m so glad his hair grew out for this PR event because the Itaewon Class buzz cut does not project the image of a nice hardworking office worker average joe type. That’s the exact image the South Korean government was going for when it selected Park Seo Joon along with former anchorwoman Park Sung Young as the spokespersons for the 2020 Housing Census and the separate 2020 Farms, Fisheries and Forestry Census. People, go get counted because that means proper budgetary allocation for your town, city, county, province, etc. It also helps a country ascertain whether the birth rate is stable or some incentive is needed to get the youngsters to start procreating, having a lopsided aging population is quite sad for the elderly. Glad to see Park Seo Joon get a nice positive and notable selection to something very important to get done.

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Netizens Have Fun with Top K-ent Actors and Idols with Face Swap App Turning into Beautiful Women

Okay, the title may be a bit misleading because not every handsome/charming Korean actor and idol could be considered beautiful if they were turned into women versions. The popular face changing app that swaps genders is all the rage last … Continue reading

Looking Ahead to Second Half of 2020 Dramas and Movies with Kim Soo Hyun, Park Seo Joon, IU, Suzy, Park Bo Gum and More

I did a happy clap when I saw the script reading pictures for IU and Park Seo Joon for Dream, their upcoming movie from the director of Extreme Jobs. Both are coming off highly successful last projects and collaborating with … Continue reading

K-netizens Cast Votes for Their Pick for 2020 Lead Acting Drama Baeksang with Hyun Bin as Best Actor and Kim Hee Ae as Best Actress

The Baeksang Awards doesn’t have a popularity award and for the most part it’s stayed relatively true to its determination of merit over buzz despite nearly all Korean entertainment awards devolving into a popularity contest to draw in viewers. It’s … Continue reading

2020 Baeksang Award Nominations Out and Popular Dramas Crash Landing on You, The World of the Married, and When the Camellia Blooms Lead Drama Side

The 2020 Baeksang Awards held on June 5, 2020 will take place without an audience for the first time in its history but at least it will take place and be broadcast. The nominations were released today on May 8th … Continue reading

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 … 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