Rookie Actress Choi Sung Eun From Beyond Evil Replaces Han So Hee in K-movie Gentleman with Joo Ji Hoon and Park Sung Woong

Okay, this is a great replacement choice and I personally prefer it more. Rookie and rising young actress Choi Sung Eun has been tapped as the female lead in upcoming K-movie Gentleman, taking over from super buzzy IT actress Han So Hee after she declined the role citing exhaustion. Choi Sung Eun was a supporting lead in jTBC critically acclaimed drama Beyond Evil (Monster) earlier this year and also got a Baeksang Best New Actress (Drama) nomination losing out to Park Joo Hyun in the end. She was eye catching and memorable from her first scene to last and was one of the new talents I was keeping an eye on, so I’m glad this open opportunity gave her a shot.

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Han So Hee Drops Out of K-movie Gentleman with Joo Ji Hoon Citing Exhaustion, Park Sung Woong Joins Cast as Second Male Lead

There’s a sorta switcheroo or maybe musical chairs with K-movie Gentleman today in the news. Female lead Han So Hee, in what would have been her big screen debut, has dropped out of the movie with her agency citing exhaustion. … Continue reading

Hyun Bin, Kim Hee Ae, and Kim Seo Hyung Among the Next Release Batch in the Korean Actors 200 List

The release continues for the K-actor 200 list, the 5th release with the second half of the compilation left to come. It’s always interesting to see the cool collection in each release and this one has plenty of diversity and … Continue reading

tvN Drama When the Devil Calls Your Name Finalizes Cast of Jung Kyung Ho, Park Sung Woong, Lee Seol, and Lee El

Talk of drama reunions are almost always about the leads in a romantic setting but occasionally the bromance reunion pops up in discussion. Charismatic and talented male leads Jung Kyung Ho and Park Sung Woong must have loved working together … Continue reading

tvN Drama Hundred Million Stars Falling From the Sky Captures Original J-dorama Moody Vibe

The tears in a melodrama can at times feel forced, or at least contrived due to a wholly unrealistic set of circumstances that all aggregate together to manufacture a tragedy. That’s the narrative premise behind upcoming tvN drama Hundred Million … Continue reading

The Leads Bring Their Melo A-game to Stylish Posters for Hundred Million Stars Falling From the Sky

K-ent loves to keep casting untried idols in dramas so it’s even more important to be reminded once in awhile of why having an established actor headline a drama at least guarantees tangible results. Case in point the just released … Continue reading

Seo In Guk Flirts with Death and Jung So Min Pulls Him Back in Second Teaser for Hundred Million Stars Falling From the Sky

The end of September seems like such a perfect premiere date for upcoming K-remake of a dark and emotionally twisty J-dorama original. Hundred Million Stars Falling From the Sky (The Smile Has Left Your Eyes) dropped another visually stunning trailer … Continue reading

First Atmospheric Preview for tvN Drama Hundred Million Stars Falling From the Sky

The visuals are going to be plaintively beautiful the smile won’t leave my eyes insomuch as I’ll be clouded from too much pretty. The first preview is out for the K-drama remake of J-dorama One Million Stars Falling From the … Continue reading

Posters, Preview, and Press Conference for Jo In Sung and Nam Joo Hyuk Historical Epic Movie The Great Battle

South Koreans love their culturally significant or historically proud events dramatized and coming to theaters next month in September 2018 will be a cinematic take on the famed Seige of Ansi Fortress in 645. The Siege of Ansi was part … Continue reading