A King Loves Releases New Stills with Leads Im Shi Wan, Yoona, and Hong Jong Hyun

I’m cautiously optimistic about pre-produced sageuk A King Loves since it’s adapted from a novel so the story structure has less chance of falling apart. But that optimism is also tempered with plenty of K-dramas failing even on adapting well-written works, not to mention I’m really not liking male lead Im Shi Wan‘s sageuk look. It’s not all on a badly styled sageuk hair but just an overall opinion that he doesn’t suit the sageuk visuals. His costars Yoona and Hong Jong Hyun fare much better but honestly the latest stills from the drama fail to increase excitement. The last two pre-produced sageuk Saimdang: Light’s Diary and Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo mostly bombed, we’ll have to wait until the tail end of 2017 to see how A King Love fares – breaks the cycle or makes it a triple fail. Continue reading

Star Duo Pictures from the 2017 Baeksang Arts Award Doubles the Cuteness

Couples were not the focal point of the 2017 Baeksangs, whether onscreen pairings or real life couples, the event was mostly devoid of shippable moments for fans. An exception was seeing the Moonlight Drawn by Clouds couple Park Bo Gum … Continue reading

Sageuk Drama A King Loves Finds Doppleganger Counterparts to Leads Im Shi Wan, Yoona and Hong Jong Hyun

K-ent continues to churn out talented child actors who succeed into adult roles, with three big names from the last few years transitioning and leaving a void. Yeo Jin Goo, Kim Yoo Jung, and Kim So Hyun are now fully … Continue reading

K-stars Attend 2016 Asia Artist Awards in in Safe and Pretty Fashion Choices

Last week was the 2016 Asia Artist Awards, which was by all accounts a giant steaming mess with ceremony glitches and a hodge podge of categories that made the very award seem superfluous. With that said, this awards ceremony managed to … Continue reading