Song Hye Kyo Transforms into Melancholy Politician Chaebol Wife in First Stills for K-drama Encounter

I’m toggling between the name change for upcoming tvN drama with the Korean title Boyfriend and now the English title Encounter. I guess it’s an encounter by female lead Song Hye Kyo that gets her a boyfriend, which makes both titles especially fitting with strung together. Encounter marks Song Hye Kyo’s first drama in nearly three years since mega hit drama Descendants of the Sun in early 2016, and also her first acting project since her high profile wedding to former costar and also top actor Song Joong Ki. She plays a divorcee in this drama and I can see her stylistic transformation into a chic yet melancholy rich lady, someone living a seemingly ideal life but feeling empty and lonely inside. Her emotional world gets a jump start in the drama when she meets much young and scrappy Park Bo Gum playing a plucky twenty-something working many jobs with a can-do attitude. Encounter takes off in early November in the Wed-Thurs time slot after Hundred Million Stars Falling From the Sky. Continue reading

KBS Releases 2018 Ranking of South Korea’s Top Entertainer Beauties of All Time

The list is subjective of course but I’m always curious to see if the populace views beauty how I may perceive it. The 2018 list of 30 Top Korean Beauties of All Time and I foresee debate over the top … Continue reading