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 not immune to buzz but it does surprise still in picking left field winners. The 2020 ceremony is scheduled for the end of May but a Korean polling site allowed users to vote for their pick of Best Actor and Best Actress in the drama category based on the nominees. Shockingly Hyun Bin for Crash Landing on You got the most votes at over second place Kang Ha Neul in When the Camellia Blooms, I think it’s the dorky neighborhood cop who will take home the crown over the much too perfect North Korean army officer. For the female lead category, I think the winner is also the popular vote with Kim Hee Ae for The World of the Married in a runaway vote lead over surprising second place finisher IU in Hotel Del Luna. My think if Kim Hee Ae gets any competition it’ll be from Gong Hyo Jin for Camellia over any of the other nominees.

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K-netizens Wonder Which Top Actress Would Have Been Visual Center if Debuting in One Idol Group

OMG this is such a fun, subjective, and totally debatable what-if topic. K-netizens on TheQoo have started a discussion topic asking what of the first-gen Hallyu top actresses would have been the visual center spot had they all debuted in … 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

K-netizens Discuss South Korea’s Top 10 Beauties Which Remain Unchanged Since the Early Hallyu Days

A poll and post has been making its way through K-netizen ranks and it’s relatively consensus driven on who is considered one of South Korea’s top 10 beauties here in 2020. It’s like the same list since 2005 if you … Continue reading

Son Ye Jin, Song Joong Ki, and Many More K-stars Donating to South Korean Fight to Contain Coronavirus Spread

First off, if your fave isn’t mentioned here don’t get your goat up. This is just a list of some stars being mentioned right now as making a financial contribution to the fight to contain the novel coronavirus Covid19 spread. … Continue reading

Secret Garden Shopping Scene Gets Gender-swapped as Hyun Bin Returns to the Department Store in New Stills for Episode 11 of Crash Landing on You

I can’t believe the screenwriter found a way to flashback to one of Hyun Bin‘s most successful dramas and a scene that was quite memorable and problematic there but now gets a gender swapped redo. In new stills for episode … Continue reading