Son Ye Jin and Lee Seon Kyun to Make Hollywood Debut in US Thriller Movie Cross with Sam Worthington

I’ll consider this a great step for both and a long overdue expansion for K-actors and actresses. There have been Korean stars who have transitioned to Hollywood in some capacity like Bae Doo Na and Lee Byung Hun but by and large it’s few and far between. Time to restart that train and none better for the current buzz meter than Son Ye Jin and Lee Seon Kyun, her with the success of K-drama Crash Landing on You that got worldwide exposure through Netflix airing during the pandemic and him with the Oscar and box office winning 2019 movie Parasite. They have signed on for the thriller US movie Cross with male lead Sam Worthington and it’s a movie about the haves/have nots as the world has descended into a division of rich and poor countries. Son Ye Jin will reportedly not be playing a South Korean and will be playing the female lead role who speaks her dialogue entirely in English. Nice challenge!

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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 … Continue reading

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