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 comfy movie clothes to attend and clicking on the link turned up a smorgasbord Vegas feast of Korean stars going to support the movie and its cast of Song Joong Ki, So Ji Sub, Hwang Jung Min, and Lee Jung Hyun. I can’t even figure out who is attending for which friend in the cast but with such a stellar cast it’s no wonder that the who’s who of Korean acting is out in full force. Not to mention the movie is full on patriotic and stirring with Korean slaves on Gunkanjima fighting back and escaping their colonial Japanese overlords. Check out the full line up of glitterati attendees below, and hopefully this high profile movie will do better at the box office than Kim Soo Hyun‘s epic flameout hot mess Real. Continue reading

Star Duo Pictures from the 2017 Baeksang Arts Award Doubles the Cuteness

Couples were not the focal point of the 2017 Baeksangs, whether onscreen pairings or real life couples, the event was mostly devoid of shippable moments for fans. An exception was seeing the Moonlight Drawn by Clouds couple Park Bo Gum … Continue reading

Elle Korea Highlights Four Sets of jTBC Upcoming Drama Leads in November Issue

Which of these four upcoming jTBC onscreen couplings are you looking forward to this most? For me it’s the Park-Park couple, as in Park Bo Young and Park Hyung Shik in Strong Woman Do Bong Soon airing in January 2017. Elle … Continue reading

SBS Drama Remember Breaks 20% Ratings in Final Episode as Cast Celebrates at Wrap Party

The current bunch of prime time K-dramas hasn’t been all that buzzy but that doesn’t equate to failure. SBS leads the ratings for both Mon-Tues with Six Flying Dragons, and especially on Wed-Thurs with Remember (Son’s War), which was netting … Continue reading

The Happy Playful Cast of Thriller Drama Remember Attend Press Conference

The press conference for Yoo Seung Ho‘s upcoming SBS drama Remember wasn’t nearly as cute-inducing as his press conference last week for MBC cable drama Imaginary Cat. But then again, Imaginary Cat trotted out a real life “I could give … Continue reading

SBS Drama Remember Rounds Out Main Cast of Yoo Seung Ho, Park Min Young, and Park Sung Woong

I’ll take this casting news with my foot on the optimistic side, overall there are more things going right than bemoaning things not being ideal. Upcoming SBS Wed-Thurs legal drama Remember, to follow after The Village (Achiara’s Secret), has added … Continue reading

Ha Jung Woo Leads the Korean Male Fans Pick of Their Top 20 Manliest K-actors

I’m always entertained by lists and polls, offering a snapshot of the general reaction to the topic at hand without needing to take it seriously. The latest list is interesting in how many selections elicited approving nods from me. tvN … Continue reading