Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin Start Filming K-thriller Movie Negotiation

Oooooooh, now this looks like a marvelous casting and a great project to boot. Filming has started for thriller Korean movie Negotiation starring Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin, the first time the two top stars have worked together onscreen. Son Ye Jin plays the best hostage negotiator in the police department while Hyun Bin takes a turn for the dark side to play the kidnapper who takes Son Ye Jin’s boss hostage. So she’ll be spending the movie negotiating with him, basically a remake of sorts the hit US film The Negotiator where a wrongfully accused negotiator Samuel L. Jackson takes government hostages leading to Kevin Spacey’s other top negotiator coming in. Likely there’s zero love line between Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin which is fine by me, though if the twist is that he was her former boyfriend and we get flashback romance then it’s all fine by me. Continue reading

K-stars Walk the VIP Movie Premiere Carpet for Son Ye Jin Film Princess Deokhye

The turnout was a smidge on the less-than-star-studded side for the VIP movie premiere of period film Princess Deokhye, starring Son Ye Jin and Park Hae Il on the life of the last princess of Korea. On the plus side … Continue reading

School-aged Pictures of Popular Hallyu K-actresses Show the Before and After

I did a post awhile back on the school age before and after pictures of Korea’s male stars. It’s time for the ladies counterpart post and who better to top it off than the three renowned prettiest actresses in Korea. … Continue reading

K-media Assembles Top 5 Most Beautiful Actresses in Kim Hee Sun, Son Ye Jin, Han Ga In, Song Hye Kyo, and Kim Tae Hee

With Descendants of the Sun doing gangbuster prime time ratings, the best since You From Another Star two years ago, it gives K-media a chance to wax rhapsodic about the A-list actresses who continue to deliver in looks and/or ratings. A … Continue reading

Bad Guys Always Die with Bolin Chen and Son Ye Jin Drops First Exciting Movie Trailer

Consider me excited now for upcoming Chinese-Korean collaboration movie Bad Guys Always Die (坏蛋必须死). I really haven’t seen a good collab movie or drama since the groundswell of such projects started in recent years, but this one looks as entertaining … Continue reading

Kim Tae Hee, Lee Young Ae, and Jeon Ji Hyun Top the Netizen’s Ranking of the 20 Most Beautiful Female K-stars

Kim Tae Hee is having a very good August 2015, that’s for sure. Her new drama Yongpal with Joo Won is a major hit (relatively speaking in this day and age of depressed television ratings), and now she’s garnered another … Continue reading

One Crazy Red Dress Snatches the Buzz at the Lackluster 51st Grand Bell Awards

The 51st Grand Bell Awards went off without a hitch last night in Seoul, though apparently there was major behind-the-scenes conflict between the past and present organizers. It was also quite a dud of an affair with the wins mostly … Continue reading

Sensible Film and Acting Nominees List Released for 51st Annual Grand Bell Awards

The nominees are out for the 51st annual Grand Bell Awards, the Korean equivalent of the Academy Awards to honor the industry’s best and brightest films and movie stars for the calendar year. This year the only K-movie I watched from … Continue reading