K-netizens Frustrated with Won Bin’s Fuddy Hair and Lack of Acting Comeback Plans

It’s easy to render an opinion on celebrities because they are in the public eye and any behavior or change elicits a reaction from audiences. Sometimes not doing anything is tantamount to doing something and that’s the case of K-actor Won Bin and to a lesser degree his wife actress Lee Na Young. The couple have been married since 2015 and welcomed their first child shortly thereafter. That’s fine and dandy but Won Bin has been one of Korea’s most recognizable leading men yet completely the opposite of prolific, with his last project the hit movie Ahjusshi (The Man From Nowhere) back in 2010.

That movie reminded audiences of why Won Bin remained top of the elite pack of K-actors in looks and charisma but he then went on another extended hiatus and in the process seems to have zero intention of ever coming back. K-netizens have gone from pleading to annoyed and now just flat out done with him, as seen from reactions to a new picture of Won Bin (above and also a new pic of Lee Na Young) showing him still sporting the awful helmut hair from his wedding and looking not leading man aura in any way. I don’t care much what he decides to style his own looks but remain really underwhelmed with how he manages his acting career. Continue reading

School-aged Pictures of Popular Hallyu K-actors Show the Before and After

For years I’ve been seeing these types of pre-star pictures floating around here and there, and finally decided to collect as many as I can into one post. Half of it is for my own viewing lulz and the other … Continue reading

Jang Dong Gun Tops the Korean Ladies Pick of 10 Most Handsome K-actors

It’s the ladies turn to voice their preferences and this top-10 list has quite a few overlaps with the recently released male audience picks. There is a wee distinction, which was likely used in asking the question, as the men … Continue reading

Ha Jung Woo Leads the Korean Male Fans Pick of Their Top 20 Manliest K-actors

I’m always entertained by lists and polls, offering a snapshot of the general reaction to the topic at hand without needing to take it seriously. The latest list is interesting in how many selections elicited approving nods from me. tvN … Continue reading

K-media Discusses Possible Drama and Movie Comebacks in 2015 for Popular K-actors

Now that the first batch of 2015 K-dramas have shaken out the ratings rankings and audience feedback – wins for Punch, Kill Me Heal Me, Shine or Go Crazy, losses for Hyde, Jekyll, Me, Blood – the media is looking … Continue reading