Son Ye Jin and Jung Hae In in Talks to Reunite with PD Ahn of Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food for MBC Romance Spring Night

Yeah, I don’t know how I feel about this. K-ent is reporting that Son Ye Jin and Jung Hae In are in talks to reunited with PD Ahn Pan Seok who directed them in Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food (Something in the Rain) for his upcoming drama airing on MBC. It’s called Spring Night and will also be written by the screenwriter of Pretty Noona. Agencies for both actors have confirmed the offer but say that each is merely reviewing it among many offers being considered. I’ve don’t recall ever seen a drama lead reunion happen so fast, to follow up one drama with starring together in the very next drama.

Pretty Noona was such a whiplash drama for me, from the low expectations to the unexpected chemistry and lovely story line to it all falling apart in the second half. Ditto for Jung Hae In who went from rising actor to It Boy to whipping boy for transgressions real or imagined. Spring Nights will clearly be another noona-dongsaeng romance since there is no way in hell to convince that the two are the same age, with the story about a woman who reassess and appreciates her long running romance with her partner when marriage is on the table. Continue reading

K-viewers Select Lee Byung Hun and Kim Tae Ri as Top K-drama Actors in 2018 Gallup Poll

The cast of tvN period drama Mr. Sunshine continue to win accolades and this time the two leads top the just released Gallup poll of Korean audiences’ favorite K-drama stars. Lee Byung Hun came in first followed by his costar … Continue reading

2018 Seoul Awards Star-studded with Big Winners to My Ahjusshi, Mr. Sunshine, and Along with the Gods

It’s only the 2nd year for the Seoul Awards, sponsored by Sports Seoul, but there must either be great marketing or someone knows all the A-listers because this year’s ceremony was nearly as star-studded as the prestigious Baeksang Awards. The … Continue reading

Big Name Stars Attend VIP Movie Premiere for Zombie Sageuk Rampant with Hyun Bin and Jang Dong Gun

The glitterati of K-ent was out in full force this week at the VIP movie premiere for gritty zombie sageuk movie Rampant (Outbreak) starring Hyun Bin and Jang Dong Gun. Adapted from a manhwa, the movie follows Crown Prince attempting … Continue reading

The 2018 Usual Drama Suspects Lead the Nominations for the 2018 Seoul Awards

I feel like I can start copying and pasting from my last two drama award nomination posts since it’s the same few drama names, actors, and actresses making the list. The 2nd annual Seoul Awards assembled by Sports Seoul released … Continue reading

Popular Dramas and High Profile Stars Like Lee Byung Hun and Son Ye Jin Lead 2018 APAN Star Award Nominations

Following behind the nominations for the Korean Drama Awards come the nominations for the 2018 APAN Star Awards which is on its 6th year now. It’s skewed towards the popular more than elite selection metrics but as always an interesting … Continue reading

The Leads of Hit K-romance Movie The Classic 15 Years Later Have Competing Movies at the Box Office

It’s a cute coincidence and also a testament to the enduring success of the three actors in question. Most K-drama and K-movie fans. This weekend the Korean box office has a three-way battle for supremacy with three high profile movies … Continue reading

K-stars in Collective Fashion Funk at Movie Premiere for The Negotiation with Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin

I feel like such a grumpy pants after seeing the Korean stars walk the VIP red carpet at the movie premiere for thriller The Negotiation starring Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin. Both leads were doing some sort of stylized … Continue reading