K-ent Reports Vote Park Seo Joon as the Most Reliable Box Office Draw in 2023 Followed by Ha Jung Woo and Song Joong Ki

2022 was a pretty good year for K-dramas but I didn’t pay as much attention to the box office. It was fully business as usual in South Korea with the audiences being able to go to the theater and no occupancy limitations. There are a bunch of big names coming in with high profile movies in 2023 and there was a vote among all the Korean entertainment reporters on who they think will be the most reliable deliverer of box office success in this new year. Topping the vote is Park Seo Joon, followed by Ha Jung Woo, then Song Joong Ki, Lee Byung Hun, and Yoo Ah In rounding out the top five. I’ll remember this vote and list come year end and check back to see if these insiders predictions came true.

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2022 Asia Star Awards Held at BIFF Manages to Take the Uninspiring Korean Awards Dressing to New Heights of Ugh

Soooooo many memes work with this running joke about how poorly (selected) the South Korean stars look at red carpet events ranging from awards to festivals. It’s like they go out of their way to be beyond boring or intentionally … Continue reading

First Teaser for Star-studded Ensemble Drama Our Blues Showcases the Down to Earth Rural Charms of Jeju Island

I feel like K-actress Shin Mina just went from one beach to another, but I don’t think her second beach sojourn she’ll be sporting that many Hermes bags lol. The teaser is out for tvN ensemble drama Our Blues which … Continue reading

Movie Stills for Emergency Declaration Impress with Star-studded Cast of Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun, Jeon Do Yeon, Kim Nam Gil, and Im Shi Wan

The first stills are out for upcoming high profile big budget air disaster movie Emergency Declaration and it’s just a collection of huge stars which is nothing wrong to enjoy the assemblage. The movie premiered last month at Cannes Film … Continue reading

K-drama Our Blues Finalizes Cast with Lee Byung Hyun, Shin Mina, Cha Seung Won, Lee Jung Eun, Han Ji Min, Kim Woo Bin, and Uhm Jung Hwa

While Netflix is understandably getting all the buzz recently in the K-drama sphere, there remains plenty of quality talent and projects proliferating elsewhere and in 2022 none is more star-studded than the Noh Hee Kyung penned K-drama Our Blues. It’s … Continue reading

Lee Byung Hun, Shin Mina, Kim Woo Bin, Han Ji Min, Cha Seung Won, and Lee Jung Eun Offered the New Noh Hee Kyung Drama Our Blues

Looks like Here is out and Our Blues is in. Award winning screenwriter Noh Hee Kyung was prepping a new drama announced last year called Here based on people working overseas in NGOs but the production and filming continued to … Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun, Song Joong Ki Among Selection of Male Actors in First Release From the KOFIC Korean Actors 200 List

The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) is assembling a list call the Korean Actors 200 (includes both actors and actresses) to represent the top acting talent from the industry with an express aim to raise further international recognition of the breadth … Continue reading

It’s Many Weddings and a Funeral for the Attendees at the 2020 Grand Bell Awards

A woman wearing wedding white ball gowns can’t all be going to the same wedding, unless I suppose it’s a Reverend Moon officiated one. But the funeral black can definitely be attending the same one funeral, and honestly the general … Continue reading

K-movie Emergency Declaration Adds Park Hae Joon and Kim So Jin to the Already Star Studded Cast

Goodness this is a wild and wildly impressive casting land for the production of upcoming action K-movie Emergency Declaration. Starring leads Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun, and Jeon Do Yeon, the movie added Im Shi Wan and Kim Nam … Continue reading

Action Thriller K-movie Emergency Declaration Confirms Cast of Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun, Jeon Do Yeon, and Kim Nam Gil

This cast is so star-studded and collectively award winning that the most junior member is an A-list leading man in his own right. K-ent is reporting that the upcoming action/disaster/thriller movie Emergency Declaration has completed lead casting with a veritable … Continue reading