Shin Hyun Bin Already on the Rise in 2020 Opposite Won Bin in Maxim Coffee CF

Sometimes the ascendance of a star can be telegraphed even earlier and seeing Shin Hyun Bin currently in Hospital Playlist 2, about to be in Person Who Looks Like You soon to premiere, and cast in The Youngest Son of the Chaebol and Strange, I recall seeing her on a CF and took me awhile to place that she was the relative lesser known actress opposite Won Bin in last year’s 2020 Maxim coffee CF. It was a CF that I remember because Won Bin said “roasty” and I was like WTF is roasty? The canned coffee is described as smooth and roasty and lol isn’t all coffee beans roasted before it’s brewed. I guess her casting in the CF should have alerted me that she’s definitely an up-and-comer especially when CF casting agents take notice. I kinda concur with the recent critique of her acting range but she has a really soothing and natural face that I quite enjoy looking at onscreen.

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K-netizens Swoon Over College Graduation Pictures of Popular Korean Actors Including Song Joong Ki, Won Bin, Kim Sun Ho Among Others

I feel mentally exhausted from yet another scandal in K-ent so time for eye ball cleansing positive bleach! K-netizens gathered together a batch of college graduation era pictures for popular Hallyu and top stars which show (1) they were all … Continue reading

K-stars Release Denials of Being Members of Shincheonji Church at the Center of South Korea’s Coronavirus Outbreak

This is totally a witch hunt if anyone thinks there is anything to dig into here. This week an anonymous netizen posted a list of Korean celebrities reportedly members of the cultish Shincheonji Church that is at the origin and … 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