Song Joong Ki Overtakes Gong Yoo in August Advertising Poll Results with Ji Chang Wook in Third Place

Oh what a heavily promoted movie and a stunning engagement surprise can do for a career, but luckily the star in question has the acting chops to back up the resurgent popularity. The tally is out by the Korean Advertising Association and the most popular male CF stars for this August result shows Song Joong Ki back on top in the number 1 spot, while long running number 1 placeholder Gong Yoo drops to number 2 after a long defense, and coming in third as a perfect going away to the military sendoff is Ji Chang Wook.  That Gong Yoo is still in the top three is a testament to how popular his 2016 acting projects Train to Busan and Goblin were, whereas Song Joong Ki had hit movie Battleship Island premiere last month in July and Ji Chang Wook recently finished decently rated K-drama Suspicious PartnerContinue reading

Attendees at VIP Movie Premiere of Battleship Island Reach Stratospheric Levels of Star Gazing

There may be a new standard in quality and quantity of star attendees to the VIP movie premiere of period war escape movie Battleship Island. I saw one of my faves Yoo Seung Ho trading his ruler period garb for … Continue reading

Additional Bazaar Korea Pictures of the Talented Cast of Battleship Island

The entertainment world, and most of its denizens including fans, love a good positive news story as the unexpected element to consuming the pre-produced offerings of movies and dramas. The wedding announcement of top Korean stars Song Hye Kyo and … Continue reading

Descendants of the Sun Re-broadcast and Dispatch Publishes Dating Pics from January 2017 in Japan on Heels of Song-Song Wedding Announcement

Two Korean mega stars getting married could mean the wedding of the decade in terms of star attendance and extravagance but for some reason I sense Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo will have an intensely private and relatively … Continue reading

K-ent’s Biggest News Story of 2017 Breaks as Descendants of the Sun Costars Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo Confirm October Wedding

Thank god today is July 4th and not April 1st otherwise I would take major convincing that this isn’t a prank. As America celebrates Independence Day, Korean entertainment will now celebrate what is arguably the biggest reel-to-real romance happy ending … Continue reading

The Talented and Mismatched Cast of Battleship Island Featured on Bazaar Korea

A misfit crew isn’t a derogatory observation especially when it comes to underdog tales of escape from oppression. We root for the random comrades to beat the odds and use their uniqueness to complementary advantage. That’s the feeling I get … Continue reading