Current K-drama Male Leads on the 10 Year Challenge Have Aged Like Fine Wine

The current It thing on Facebook is the 10 Year Challenge, to post a picture of yourself today versus 10 years ago on your first post when Facebook started. Some people have aged hard, some hardly at all, but looks are merely superficial to have much everyone has emotionally and mentally aged in a decade. For the K-actors we know and love, visuals are part of their job so it’s interesting to put them on the 10 Year Challenge and see how they look today in 2019 versus 2009. The answer is – amazingly well if not better, and there are two who were babies back then that are now in leading men territory. Hyun Bin was already a top drama star in 2009 thanks to My Name is Kim Sam Soon and it’s wonderful to see him back on top for Memories of Alhambra, and likewise for Gong Yoo who had the same career swing, downturn, and now resurgence. Enjoy the side-by-side comparisons and post any others I may have missed! Continue reading

Song Joong Ki, Jang Dong Gun and Kim Ji Won Kick Off Filming for Epic Sageuk Drama Asadal Chronicles

We’re off to the races for 2019 as this year winds to an end, with filming commencing for the massive scale sageuk drama epic Asadal Chronicles. Starring Song Joong Ki, Jang Dong Gun, Kim Ji Won, and Kim Ok Bin, … Continue reading

Hilarious Lack of Hair Photoshopping Turns Oppas into Ahjusshis

What happens when a beloved bastion of male visual perfection is tweaked to show us that even the worst hair fallacies cannot be overcome. C-ent is rolling in laughter over a recently released series of photoshops turning famous Korean and … Continue reading