2021/01/21 | Permalink
Italian luxury brand Gucci released a fashion pictorial with actress Lee Ji-ah in the February issue of Noblesse.
Actress Park Ha-sun showed off her seductive visuals through a fashion pictorial.
It deals with the story of ordinary people who realize they have 'become nothing' in the downhills of life...More
It's been 3 years since the late actor Jeon Tae-soo passed away.
Stills of actress Park Hye-soo's loveliness were released.
"Dear.M" which premieres on the 26th of February, is a romance drama searching for M, the writer of a community article that turns Seo-yeon University upside down. It is known for connecting the worldview of the digital drama "Love Playlist"...More
Actress Park Hye-soo auditioned for the Hong sisters' latest.
Actress Go Min-si of "Sweet Home" has recently been confirmed for a photospread in the upcoming February issue of Marie Claire. The close up shots have an enigmatic quality, contrasting the pitch black color of her dress and hair with the whiteness of her skin as well as the redness of the background...More
A recent real estate report has shown that actress Han Hyo-joo has liquidated property assets. Back in May of 2017, Han Hyo-joo purchased a building in the Hanam neighborhood of the Yongsan district of Seoul. The building comprised three floors, including one basement...More
The microbium beauty brand The Ronettes recently selected Choi Sung-hee as their brand model. The Ronettes beauty brand is named after the sixties American R&B music group of the same name, which were reknowned for their distinctive visual style...More
On January 20th an interview with Jang Yoon-ju was released in anticipation of "3 Sisters" which will be released in South Korean theaters on January 27th. "3 Sisters" stars Jang Yoon-ju alongside Moon So-ri and Kim Sun-young as the three titular sisters grappling with the force of their collective memories. The film is the latest from director Lee Seung-won-I, and his first with a mainstream cast...More
For the second week of January, "The Uncanny Counter" ascended to the top of the Good Data Report, filling the void left by "The Penthouse" going off the air the previous week. Much of the improvement was not driven by the content of the drama itself but rather the news that screenwriter Yeo Ji-na had been replaced despite "The Uncanny Counter" almost being finished. Jo Byeong-gyu was number six for performers and Kim Se-jeong was number ten, with neither charting for the previous week...More
2021/01/20 | Permalink
The Wednesday and Thursday dramas fell into the 3% swamp.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, on the 21st, KBS2's Wednesday-Thursday drama "Cheat On Me, If You Can", which aired on the 20th, recorded 3.5% (Ep.13) of households nationwide...More
She looks like a princess. The off-shouldered, laced pink dress makes her look like a princess. She's 50 years old this year but she is unrivaled to anyone in their 20s...More
Actress Han So-hee gave off unrivaled charm.
Since actor Lee Jong-suk who completed his defense duties, he and luxury brand Prada decorated the cover of the February 2021 issue of the men's magazine Esquire. This is the first time he has made an official appearance to his fans since his service.
Lee Jong-suk fulfilled his duty as a public service worker after appearing in tvN's hot drama "Romance is a Bonus Book" in the first half of 2019. Lee Jong-suk, who appeared after losing 10 kilograms for the theme of the beauty of a mature man, said, "I have been "Reset" during national service. It would be better to say that I've been 'purified'"....More
A cover photo of the February 2021 issue of GQ magazine with actor Lee Min-ho was released.
Actress Kim So-yeon is taking over the drama world as well as the advertising world.
In SBS' "The Penthouse", which ended in popularity on the 5th, Kim So-yeon, who won the 2020 SBS Drama Award for Best Actress, fully portrayed the character of Cheon Seo-jin, a famous soprano singer and the most influential person of the Chung-ah Foundation, full of desire and willing to do anything to get what she wants. Now she's back and she is ready to take over the advertising world...More
2021/01/19 | Permalink
"Royal Secret Agent" broke the wall of 10% ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, KBS 2TV's Monday-Tuesday drama "Royal Secret Agent" which aired on the 19th, recorded 7.7% and 11.6% (Ep.10)...More
A magazine, which presents original content every month based on fashion and culture, unveiled a pictorial with three independent concepts with actress Lee Ji-ah.
Lee Ji-ah delicately played the luxurious and dignified role of Shim Soo-ryeon in the drama "The Penthouse", which recently ended with a series of hot issues, and showed her unique character with modern and sophisticated image as well as acting skills...More
Actress Park Si-yeon apologized about her drunk driving demeanor.
The movie "Black Light" which predicted acting ensembles beyond the generations of actors Yum Hye-ran, Kim Si-eun and Park Ji-hoo, unveiled 12 types of stills containing the secret relationship between the three over a car accident.
On January 19th, Hwang In-yeop turned thirty years old. On that day, he was sure to thanks his fans for his well-wishes with an Instagram post of the many presents he had been sent for his birthday...More
Allure Korea recently announced that actress Han Ji-min would be appearing in a photoshoot for the magazine in their upcoming February issue. The theme of the photoshoot is black swan, or isolated beauty...More
Back in September of 2020 actress Seo Ye-ji appeared in a special Chuseok commercial to promote The Men of Harlem, a web novel that was at the time being promoted by Naver. The oriental fantasy dealt with the political power play involving an empress and her various subordinates...More
"Royal Secret Agent" is at No.1 in Monday-Tuesday dramas.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, KBS 2TV's Monday-Tuesday drama "Royal Secret Agent" which aired on the 18th, recorded 5.8% and 9.7% (Ep.9)...More
He is wearing a white shirt with a neck tie and long slicked back hair...More
"Love Scene Number" is an omnibus-type eight-part drama planned by MBC and invested by WAVVE. From 23-year-old Doo-ah (Kim Bo-ra), 29-year-old Ha-ram (Shim Eun-woo), 35-year-old Ban-ya (Ryu Hwa-young) and 42-year-old Cheong-kyeong (Park Jin-hee), it is a 'female essential drama' that details the complex psychology of love, which is confused in their respective life turning points...More
Scriptwriter Kim Eun-sook participated in the prevention of child abuse.
Actor Song Kang is prepared to work hard this year.
Song Kang made a strong impression in the Netflix original series "Sweet Home" in December last year. He started making a name for himself in the 2019 Netflix original series "Love Alarm" with his good looks and innocent aura. In "Sweet Home", he managed to transform his image into that of a strong one, successfully playing out his first leading role...More
Actress Moon Ga-young is considering her next piece of work.
Actress Kim So-hyun is undergoing a massive transformation.
On January 17th Netflix Korea released a new video featuring various "Sweet Home" actors answering various questions. The actor participating include Kim Nam-hee-I, Go Min-si, Park Gyu-young, and Go Yoo-jung. The theme of the interview was TMI questions, with TMI being short for Too Much Information...More
On January 18th Kim Chae-eun's agency Endmark released the actresses statement about "Growing Season" which had aired its final episode on January 15th. In "Growing Season" Kim Chae-eun played Ha-yeong, a young woman in a long-term relationship that undergoes stress due to the discovery that she has a sexually transmitted disease...More
The Japanese branch of CJ ENM recently announced that the South Korean drama "True Beauty" would be making its debut on Japanese airwaves. While a final broadcast date has not yet been set, "True Beauty" is expected to begin airing sometime in April on the Japanese version of Mnet...More
"The Uncanny Counter" ratings slow down.
According to Nielsen Korea, OCN's weekend drama "The Uncanny Counter" which aired on the 17th, recorded a 9.926% (Ep.14) viewer rating based on paid platform households nationwide...More
Up until now I have been reasonably outspoken in praising "Growing Season" for its practical usefulness in its frank discussion of sexual health and safety in the context of realistically drawn college aged relationships. It is with regret that I must withdraw this endorsement, as "Growing Season" concludes with a rather critical plot point left entirely unresolved. I am referring, of course, to the chlamydia infection sustained by Ha-yeong despite her being in a monogamous four year relationship...More
In one scene on a bus, we see college student Yeong-seok (played by Nam Joo-hyuk) sitting in the bleak night in front of an ad that promises learning English will grant him freedom. It's a bitterly ironic moment, but just one of many in "Josee" that uses the trappings of seeming romantic melodrama to ask what it really means to be free. Yet writer/director Kim Jong-kwan takes his time getting to this very moody point, ultimately starting the action off with Yeong-seok accidentally crashing into the wheelchair of the disabled Josee (Han Ji-min)...More
The overwhelming majority of costume dramas in the Korean movie industry take place in the Joseon era. Thus, watching one that unfolds during the Mahan Age (1st century BC to 5th century AD) seemed a rather interesting opportunity...More
A recent episode of the KBS variety show YJ Live focused on a subject of intense curiousity among fans this year. Various South Korean celebrities are in high profile relationships but there has not been a high profile wedding as of late between two such stars. While COVID-19 has done much to inhibit any such celebrations, speculation is rampant about which couple may or may not take the next step in thei relationship, and YJ Live was bold enough to single out three such couples in order of likelihood...More
In 2021 several major actresses who have been active since the nineties will return for major projects- their first in some time. Song Hye-kyo is the most recent of these whose name have come up in connection with "The Glory" which will be written by "Descendants of the Sun" screenwriter Kim Eun-sook. The revenge-themed story will be a departure for Song Hye-kyo's romantic image which still lingers from her last project, "Encounter" which ended two years prior...More
On January 15th "Growing Season" aired its twelfth and final episode on Naver TV. Earlier in the day, lead actress Park Ji-won-III communicated through her agency her closing thoughts on the project...More
2021/01/15 | Permalink
Need some riveting thriller K-Dramas for your weekend binge? Keep reading because we have curated a perfect list of the top 10 thriller K-Dramas that need to be on your watch list.
One of the most popular genres in Korean film and television is that of a thriller. Be it psychological, crime, mystery or revenge, thrillers can be hair-raising and equally entertaining. In the world of K-Drama too, thrillers have always been commercially successful as well as critically acclaimed. Here are 10 of the best Korean thriller dramas that are guaranteed to leave you wanting more...More
Korean drama of the week "Gunman in Joseon" (2014)
Directed by Cha Yeong-hoon, Kim Jung-min-XII, Lee Jae-sang
Written by Han Hee-jeong, Lee Jeong-woo-III
With Lee Joon-gi, Nam Sang-mi, Jeon Hye-bin, Han Joo-wan, Yoo Oh-sung, Lee Dong-hwi,...
22 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00
It's the 19th Century and as western influences spread across Asia, Korea's Joseon dynasty is experiencing great upheaval and rapid modernization...More
2021/01/14 | Permalink
"True Beauty" continues to jump up and down in ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, tvN's "True Beauty" recorded 3.411% (Ep.10), a decrease from 4.265% (Ep.9), its current highest rating...More
With ratings of 12.8% following its tenth episode on January 10th, "Mr. Queen" has proven the surprise hit of the new year. Shin Hye-sun has proven indispensable to the drama's success as the lead actress, despite the rather peculiar gender identity of her character. "Mr. Queen" is a fusion historical drama, and Shin Hye-sun plays a modern day womanizing chef trapped in the body of a Joseon-era consort...More
On January 14th Son Ye-jin posted a sampling of her birthday presents on Instagram. In the accompanying note, Son Ye-jin mentioned that she had never received so many flower bouquets and cakes on her birthday before...More
On January 14th SM Entertainment put out a statement in regards to rumors that Hyoyeon of Girls' Generation was involved with the notorious scandals of the Burning Sun nightclub. The rumors are sourced from Kim Sang-kyo, the first person to discuss the nightclub's notorious reputation publicly when he was booked on charges of assault. These charges were later dropped, and the police involved with bringing them forward were disciplined for misconduct...More
Yeo Jin-goo, who showed off his male chemistry on film, drama and entertainment shows, is drawing keen attention as he heralds the peak of bro-chemy.
Yeo Jin-goo, who is considered a well-grown child actor and icon of evolutional change, has been loved by the public for working with male cast members in various works. In the drama "The Royal Gambler" in 2016, he appeared as brothers with Jang Keun-suk and received great attention for showing bro-mance with him...More
She said, "Every moment was a happy one and it was an honor to be able to star in such a warm drama"....More
The drama begins with the murder of a mother during a parent's divorce suit, and all of her family members are suspected of murder, and aims to be a 'mystery thriller, melodic home drama'...More
The teaser for "River Where the Moon Rises" is out.
"Sisyphus: The Myth" is a fantasy mystery drama about the journey of Han Tae-sool, a genius engineer who tries to discover the existence of a hidden life in our world, and the Savior Kang Seo-hae, who has made a long and dangerous journey for him...More
2021/01/13 | Permalink
"True Beauty" records its own highest rating.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, tvN's Wednesday-Thursday drama "True Beauty" recorded 4.265% (Ep.9). It jumped from 2.909% (Ep.8) recorded by the previous episode...More
Singer and actor Choi Minho (SHINee) has transformed into a policeman.
Choi Minho is starring as Oh Dong-sik, a policeman in charge of security around Cheonggye Stream, in the original Kakao TV drama "Lovestruck in the City". In the seventh episode, which was released on January 12th, Oh Dong-sik said Park Jae-won (Ji Chang-wook) would always come to the police station to report Yoon Seon-ah, a camera thief, whenever he gets drunk...More
Actor Cho Seung-woo has become a genius engineer.
The KBS 2TV Special Drama "Dear.M" has confirmed its broadcasting date.
It has been five years since Cha Eun-woo debuted with the musical group ASTRO. While his career has evolved from that time from music to now also encompass acting, Cha Eun-woo has done a remarkable job maintaining his fan following...More
A new slate of supporting actors has been confirmed for "May Youth". These include Oh Man-seok, who will be playing the role of Hwang Gi-nam, the father of the character being played by Lee Do-hyun...More
2021/01/13 | Permalink
2021/01/12 | Permalink
"Royal Secret Agent" broke its own highest ratings, again.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, KBS 2TV's Monday-Tuesday drama, "Royal Secret Agent", recorded 6.4% and 9.7% (Ep.8), a 1% point jump from 8.7% (Ep.7) from the previous episode...More
"Love ft. Marriage and Divorce" tells the story of an unimaginable misfortune for three attractive female characters in their 30s, 40s and 50s, and the dissonance of couples seeking true love. It is the comeback of writer Im Sung-han for the first time in 6 years...More
Actor Im Si-wan has established himself as a global star by decorating the cover of the January issue of FAULT, a British magazine.
The poster of JTBC's "Beyond Evil" is out.
All three writers have released new works continuously without a major break. Therefore, it was often that each person released something in the same year. However, it is unusual for their activities to overlap for two consecutive years from last year to this year. That is why public expectations for the three are higher than ever...More
The drama tells the story of a real estate agent who performs exorcism on real estates where ghosts appear or people die in and makes them clean items...More
On January 11th Son Ye-jin had her thirty-eighth birthday. Son Ye-jin's many fans worldwide were eager to commemorate the event, as well as to let Son Ye-jin know how much they appreciated her. Consequently, they have taken out ads in many places serving as public congratulations. Some of the more prominent ones include an outdoors advertisement at the MK Center. There's another large one outside Coex describing her as a Hallyu icon...More
With "True Beauty" now half complete, on the eve of the drama's second half a noteworthy milestone has been reached in regards to viral popularity. Cumulatively clips from "True Beauty" have now achieved 120 million views across various streaming platforms...More
On January 12th a legal representative for Bae Jin-woong denied that the actor had engaged in attempted rape. The allegation had emerged on January 11th than an unnamed actress who was Bae Jin-woong's junior due to her requesting an official police investigation into the matter. Though the report did not single out Bae Jin-woong by name, he was named as the most likely suspect due to his being the only apparent man to match the various circumstances related to the case...More
2021/01/11 | Permalink
"Sisyphus: The Myth" is a fantasy mystery drama about the journey of Han Tae-seul, a genius engineer who tries to discover the existence of a hidden life in our world, and the Savior Kang Seo-hae, who has made a long and dangerous journey for him...More
Actor Bae Sung-woo was summarily indicted on charges of drunk driving.
According to legal circles on the 11th, the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office summarily indicted Bae Sung-woo on charges of drunk driving under the Road Traffic Act on the 6th. The court's decision has not yet been made...More
The Box Office Queens are back. Song Hye-kyo, Go Hyun-jung and Lee Bo-young are coming back each with different star writers. They are planning to change their images based on strong themes such as revenge, tragedy, and betrayal in leading dramas. They are determined to move away from the melodramatic genre that they have introduced so far and reach viewers with new charms. Expectations are high that their performance will further enrich the female narrative at the home theater...More
On January 11th SBS announced that on the following day, January 12th, they would be airing a special episode of "The Penthouse" featuring a mass group interview between nine of the principal stars of the drama...More
While "The Penthouse 2" has been hotly anticipated ever since the ending of "The Penthouse" earlier this month, the release date for the drama is still undetermined. This is in spite of "The Penthouse 2" being expected to air quite soon. Many news periodicals have described it as expected in either January or February, with SBS adding to the confusion by giving conflicting reports on the matter...More
SBS recently released the official poster for "The Penthouse 2" which will follow up "The Penthouse" which ended on January 5th. "The Penthouse" was a stupendous success for the network, ending with ratings of 28.8%, and a third season is also expected after the second one. The new poster also includes an English subtitle, War In Life, the exact meaning of which is unclear...More
"The Uncanny Counter" surpassed the 10% range, continuing its success.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, OCN's weekend drama "The Uncanny Counter" recorded 10.581% (Ep.12), a jump from 8.677% (Ep.11)...More
"Mr. Queen" has proven a solid success in television ratings for tvN, which has struggled for a traditional success since "Crash Landing on You" last year. Appropriately enough, the leading man for "Mr. Queen" was the second lead in that drama. Kim Jung-hyun plays a young King Cheoljong in the drama, with Shin Hye-sun as the leading lady...More
Yeon-woo (played by Yoo Jun) is a Mono. I'm still not completely sure what that actually means, but apparently he sees the world largely in grayscale. Yeon-woo's mother was also a Mono, before she died due to some horrible circumstance that will presumably be explained in later episodes but for now is being kept kind of vague. Anyway, when a Mono meets a Probe, they start seeing the world in countless colors simultaneously. And for Yeon-woo, that Probe is Yoo-han (played by Hur Hyun-jun), and also this whole "Color Rush" thing appears to be some kind of metaphor for being gay...More
As episode five opens up, "Growing Season" signals pretty clearly that we're about to get to the part of the story where our heroines learn that men can't be trusted. But obviously foreshadowed as this was, there were more twists than I was expecting. Most obviously there are degrees of bad men, and I liked how the guy who starts out being the obvious villain here is soon shown to not necessarily be monstrous, just kind of clueless, albeit in an obviously self-interested way...More
Yu Hyun-mok will be forever remembered for a film that is considered among the all-time best of Korean cinema, "The Aimless Bullet". Before reaching the apogee of his career, however, he had to start somewhere, and "Forever With You", his earliest surviving film, is a production much different from the aforementioned, mostly following the melodramatic rules of the era, although with a few cinematic "innovations" that actually make it stand out, to a point at least...More
2021/01/08 | Permalink
Korean movie of the week "House of Hummingbird" (2018)
Directed by Kim Bora
With Park Ji-hoo, Kim Sae-byuk, Jung In-gi, Lee Seung-yeon-I, Park Soo-yeon, Son Sang-yeon,...
Set in 1994, 14-year-old Eun-hee seeks love. Although ignored by her older siblings and parents who run a mill, she is an attractive girl to boys and girls her age. One day, a teacher with an understanding heart comes into Eun-hee's life...More
2021/01/07 | Permalink
Actress Jeon Yeo-bin was featured in the January issue of ELLE.
Actress Lee Min-jung revealed a cute snowman.
She posted a picture on her Instagram on the 7th saying, "Did everyone make it home alright? So many people had a hard time last night. Watch out for slippery roads today. And bundle up because it's cold"...More
"Ghost" is an action film in which five suspects suspected of being "Ghost" spies of an anti-Japanese organization who infiltrated the governor's office on the stage of Gyeongseong in 1933, escape through doubts and boundaries toward each other...More
He played the role of Sunil High School's ace pitcher Ryu Hyeong-jin in the seventh episode of "True Beauty". He appeared to be tough as he fell in love with Moon Ga-young (Im Joo-kyeong) at first sight and called her 'pretty lady' and asked for her phone number...More
On January 6th King Entertainment announced that Kim Kang-woo, who is represented by the agency, has been offered the leading role in the upcoming jTBC drama "Sabotage City" which is expected later this year. This would be the first drama for Kim Kang-woo since "Woman of 9.9 Billion" in 2019...More
On January 6th the CJ ENM production company Bon Factory announced that they would be collaborating with the Hollywood content company Endeavor Content. The news follows CJ ENM's acquisition of Bon Factory last year, which was justified so as to improve the competitiveness of CJ ENM in the global marketplace...More
On January 5th Son Ye-jin's Instagram account passed the 4 million follower mark. This news comes after a significant boost to her numbers following the New Year's Day revelation that Son Ye-jin was dating her "Crash Landing on You" co-star Hyun Bin...More
"Cheat On Me, If You Can" declines in viewership.
According to Nielsen Korea, KBS 2TV's Wednesday-Thursday drama "Cheat On Me, If You Can" broadcasted on the 6th recorded 2.4% and 3.1% (Ep.9), a decrease from 3.6% (Ep.8)...More
Fresh actors' enthusiastic performances in fresh stories; Netflix is now the gateway to stardom.
Starting with "Kingdom" in January of 2019, Netflix has introduced a series of original Korean dramas such as "Extracurricular", "My Holo Love", "The School Nurse Files" and "Sweet Home". From zombies in the Joseon Dynasty to unique-colored fantasy, juvenile crime, and creatures (the work of monsters that eat or kill people) all stand out from novel materials that were not seen in the traditional Korean drama market...More
The new OCN Saturday-Sunday drama "Times" is a time-warp drama about Seo Jung-in (Lee Joo-young), who is connected by phone with Lee Jin-woo (Lee Seo-jin) from five years from the past, and prevents the death of her father President Seo Ki-tae (Kim Young-chul) and faces dangerous truths...More
Kim Younghoon from The Boyz talked about his first debuting drama which is coming to an end.
Kim Younghoon talked about the Kakao TV Original drama "Love Revolution" through his fan café on the 27th. He is the first of The Boyz to begin acting this year and he plays Lee Kyeong-woo, Gong Joo-yeong's best friend of 10 years and complete handsome guy...More
The first original 2021 drama "Love Scene Number" by the real-time video service (OTT) WAVVE will be released on February 1st.
"Love Scene Number" is an omnibus-type eight-part drama planned by MBC and invested by WAVVE. From 23-year-old Doo-ah (Kim Bo-ra), 29-year-old Ha-ram (Shim Eun-woo), 35-year-old Ban-ya (Ryu Hwa-young) and 42-year-old Cheong-kyeong (Park Jin-hee), it is a 'female essential drama' that details the complex psychology of love, which is confused in their respective life turning points. It increases expectations with realistic scope of consensus...More
The 21st episode of "The Penthouse" ended with its own highest ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, SBS's Monday-Tuesday drama "The Penthouse" which ended on the 5th recorded 23.6% and 28.8% (Ep.21) of national ratings...More
Lee Joon-gi was featured on the Chinese fashion magazine's first cover of the 2021 New Year.
The story of actress Kim Young-ok, the oldest living actress in Korea, is drawing attention. The episode of "Morning Yard" on KBS 1TV talked about stars who were born in the Year of the Cow.
Kim Young-ok was born in 1937 and she said, "I am the oldest actress born in the Year of the Cow and I'm proud of it. I've been acting for 63 years. I hope this year brings lots of hope to everyone"....More
The cast of "Vincenzo" gathered together for their first script reading.
A person close to the production of "The Penthouse 2" has confirmed that Jun Jin and his wife would make a special appearance in the first episode of the drama. Purportedly they will make an appearance at a party following a musical performance by Kim Hyun-soo's character...More
Jung Gun-joo has been confirmed for a special appearance in "True Beauty" on January 6th, which will be the seventh episode of the drama. In it, he will play a handsome baseball player who asks for the phone number of the lead character played by Moon Ga-young...More
The fantasy mystery drama "Sisyphus: The Myth" recently confirmed a new addition to the cast- the relatively unknown actress Lee Si-woo-III. In "Sisyphus: The Myth" Lee Si-woo-III will play Bing Bing, an employee at the Asia Mart where President Park, who is played by Sung Dong-il, gives the orders...More
2021/01/04 | Permalink
The 20th episode of "The Penthouse" brings its ratings to No. 1 for Monday-Tuesday dramas.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, SBS' Monday-Tuesday drama "The Penthouse" which aired on the 4th recorded 20.4% and 23.8% (Ep.20) nationwide ratings...More
Ku Hye-sun posted a picture on social media on the 5th saying, "The twelfth video of my YouTube channel, Rain has been uploaded".
The photo shows people playing music with the words Composed by. Koo HyeSun...More
In August last year, through her personal Youtube channel, Yoon Seung-ah revealed her plans to build a house in Yangyang. The actress said, "I have always loved Yangyang and I needed more space for my dogs to run around. So I've decided to build a house in Yangyang for me to retreat back to"....More
"Joseon Exorcist" is a fusion story based on the assumption of exorcists of the West and the revival of the undead during the founding of the Joseon Dynasty. It is directed by Sin Kyeong-soo and written by Park Kye-ok...More
The acclaimed 2019 film "Parasite" by director Bong Joon-ho has topped the Japanese Netflix charts. "Parasite" was released in on the Japanese version of the streaming site on January 1st and has led all films in the subsequent days of its availability...More
The announcement on New Year's Day that Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin started a romantic relationship together was surprising but no without precedent. The couple had become famous for their leading roles on last year's hit drama "Crash Landing on You" and rumors about the two had persisted ever since they co-starred in the movie "The Negotiation" back in 2018. Beyond just that couple though, many others who have met through drama work have had a low profile through the years...More
2021/01/03 | Permalink
"Mr. Queen" and "The Uncanny Counter" had a slight drop in ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, tvN's weekend drama "Mr. Queen" recorded 12.271% (Ep.8) a slight drop from 12.414% (Ep.7), its current highest rating...More
In the wake of the new year's news that actors Son Ye-jin and Hyun Bin have been a couple ever since the conclusion of "Crash Landing on You" some eight months back, old footage has been attracting interest...More
In a recent interview actress Go Min-si had some choice comparisons between the directing styles of Park Hoon-jung of "The Witch : Part 1. The Subversion" and Lee Eung-bok who directed "Sweet Home" both of which featured Go Min-si in notable roles. The 2020 Netflix drama and the 2018 film both cast Go Min-si as a high school student and both deal in supernatural phenomena...More
The Korea Institute of Enterprise Reputation recently released its evaluation for which celebrities have the most brand influence on social media. Fifty performers in currently airing dramas were selected for inclusion, and big data trends across various social media platforms were analyzed from December 2nd to January 2nd to arrive at the result...More
On December 30th, Lim Ju-hwan won the Best Excellence Award for a performer in Wednesday/Thursday dramas at the MBC Drama Awards. Lim Ju-hwan had appeared in two Wednesday/Thursday dramas in 2020, "The Game: Towards Zero" and "The Spies Who Loved Me" both featuring him in prominent supporting roles...More
On December 31st actress Kim So-yeon won the excellence award for "The Penthouse" at the 2020 SBS Drama Awards. This was an honor she shared alongside Lee Ji-ah and Eugene who are also credited as leading actors in the series. Kim So-yeon's acceptance speech has drawn some attention as she credits, among other persons, her husband Lee Sang-woo for her accomplshments in the drama...More
Ah-in (played by Park Su-a) is a young woman with an enthusiasm for sex that can only be described as virginal. Ji-yoo (played by Park Ji-won-III) is a slightly older woman with an enthusiasm for sex only in the context of proper vaginal maintenance. Ha-yeong (played by Kim Chae-eun) is another slightly older woman with an enthusiasm for sex only with her boyfriend. Together they...try to present a class report on sexual health...More
Some of you might not remember Cha In-pyo. Well, most of you probably. As "What Happened to Mr. Cha?" quickly makes clear, Cha In-pyo was a big star in the nineties, and is consequently well-remembered by a certain age group. But in the modern day, working with a new generation of advertisers and producers, Cha In-pyo struggles for relevance despite the fact that he has still maintained a fairly fabulous physique into his fifties. Then he gets buried in an insurance scam...More
"Even the Clouds are Drifting" is another film that was submitted to Berlinale, somewhat following the recipe of the two that previously received awards there, "To the Last Day" and "A Coachman", although not sharing their success...More
Korean drama of the week "Seonam Girls High School Investigators" (2014)
Directed by Yeo Woon-hyeok, Yoo Jeong-hwan
Written by Sin Kwang-ho
With Jin Ji-hee, Kang Min-ah, Hyeri, Lee Min-ji, Stephanie Lee, Han Ye-joon,...
14 episodes - From episodes 1 to 7 : Tue 23:00, from 8 : Wed 23:00
Also known as "Detectives of Seonam Girls' High School"
Based on an original novel, five high school students act investigators and solve the problems of private education, abortion, gang bullying and other problems in the Korean education system...More
Actor Hyun Bin and actress Son Ye-jin became the protagonists of the first dating rumor of the year.
On January 1st, Dispatch reported that Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin have been dating for about eight months...More
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Korean actresss and actors red carpet photocall for the 2020 KBS Drama Awards...More
"Run On" and "Cheat On Me, If You Can" had a slight drop in ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, JTBC's "Run On" had a slight decrease in ratings, recording 2.794% (Ep.5) down from 3.025% (Ep.4)...More
Actor Lee Soon-jae revealed a picture of his graduation from Seoul National University.
He appeared on the KBS 2TV show "TV of Love"...More
When the main trailer of Netflix's "Sweet Home" was released on the 7th, actress Lee Si-young was the first to make headlines. Her angry back muscles caught the eyes of viewers while fleeing from the monster. Even now, if you search 'Lee Si-young' on portal sites, 'Lee Si-young's back muscles' and 'Lee Si-young's muscles' appear as related search words. There were mixed admiration for Lee Si-young's physical care, which started with boxing and working out steadily, some doubting that it was CG.
Seo I-kyeong, played by Lee Si-young in "Sweet Home", is a firefighter from a Special Forces unit and is an independent figure who forms an axis of narrative. She bravely saves residents from monsters threatening humans everywhere, and sometimes goes off alone to dig up the truth of the incident. Seo I-kyeong, who lost her husband but is immersed in the present without time to grieve, is also a person who reveals her story with her eyes and expressions without any special lines or incidents. Lee Si-young, who recently met in a video interview, said, "I thought I should avoid looking like a warrior"....More
A media reported that Lee Sang-yoon confirmed a role for the new SBS drama "One the Woman" on the 30th. It was said that Kim Ah-joong was considering a role in the same drama. Regarding this, SBS sources announced that Kim Ah-joong and Lee Sang-yoon are positively reviewing the offer...More
"A Fool's Dream" is the story of two families of different cultures meeting in the twilight of their parents and becoming one family. It is directed by Kim Jeong-gyoo who is credited for various works such as "Lee Soon-sin is the Best" and "Five Children" and it is written by Yeo Myung-jae...More
Netflix announced this on the 30th. "Glitch" depicts the story of Hong Ji-hyo, who chases the whereabouts of her boyfriend, who disappears with an unidentified light, approaching the mysterious secret with the help of members of the UFO community...More
The latest iteration of the Good Data Report was recently released, and in it "The Penthouse" easily claimed the top spot for the fifth straight week. "The Penthouse" saw a significant improvement in terms of raw social media references, and now represents over 40% of all such references to any currently airing drama. Six performers from "The Penthouse" were also in the top ten for actors...More
In a recent episode of "The Penthouse" a brief look at a DNA test prompted much speculation from fans. The DNA test in question was used by Lee Ji-ah's character to confirm the role played by Eugene's character in the death of her daughter...More
An interview with Go Min-si released on December 30th contained a surprising admission from the actress regarding extreme weight loss. Overall the tone of the interview was fairly unambiguously positive. Go Min-si had high praise for director Lee Eung-bok, who once offered words of inspiration on the set via encouragement to succeed like Eun-yoo, the name of the character Go Min-si portrays...More
MBC Drama Awards 2020 red carpet...More
In the interview following a pictorial, Uhm Ji-won said about the drama earning many favors because of its 'hyper realism', "The reason why this drama is special is because it is a drama where women's marriage, pregnancy, childbirth, and childcare are written from the perspective of a woman. It's very meaningful because a lot of people sympathize with it. I also hope that many of the actors in the drama who appear as my buddies in the care center, will end up with other roles in other works, and I'm happy to see that happening"....More
Netflix's drama "Sweet Home" was unveiled on the 29th, thanks to all-time favorable reviews immediately after its release.
"Sweet Home" is a Netflix original series that depicts the bizarre and shocking story of a reclusive high school student Hyeon-soo experiencing in an apartment where he moves after losing his family. Since the simultaneous release of K content around the world on the 18th of December, it has been receiving great response from not only the domestic media but also foreign media and viewers, raising the status of K content once again...More
Cable channel tvN drama "MINE" is drawing attention to its casting.
On December 28th SBS radio personality Heo Ji-woong announced via Instagram that he had tested negative for COVID-19. On the same day Narsha who is herself also a radio personality for SBS stated on her own Instagram account that she too had tested negative for the virus. The tests were prompted by a guest at an SBS Radio program who tested positive for the virus. The identity of this guest as well as which program they appeared on was not disclosed...More
On December 29th Dongyi Company released a statement confirming that Jang Dong-yoon, an actor represented by the agency, was recently injured on the set of "Joseon Exorcist" which is currently filming...More
2020/12/29 | Permalink
The 19th episode of "The Penthouse" still topped the Monday-Tuesday dramas.
According to Nielsen Korea, SBS' Monday-Tuesday drama "The Penthouse", which aired on 29th, recorded a nationwide ratings of 21.3% and 23.5% (Ep.19)...More
The new Netflix drama "Sweet Home" has proven to be a hit both at home and abroad. But the supernaturally themed survival drama's influence will likely last far beyond the popularity of the drama itself. "Sweet Home" is noteworthy for having given a platform to a wide variety of young stars. Many would have struggled for a visible role in a more traditional drama, but the structure of "Sweet Home" has allowed all of them a moment to shine as a member of the greater ensemble...More
On December 28th Naver Webtoons published an official plan of their current strategy when it comes to adapting works hosted on the comics service to other platforms. Many of these works are already known and airing, or soon to be. "True Beauty" is currently appearing on tvN while "Sweet Home" recently made its premiere on Netflix...More
The 18th episode of "The Penthouse" continues to record high ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, SBS' Monday-Tuesday drama "The Penthouse" which aired on the 28th, recorded 21% and 23.9% (Ep.18) nationwide ratings...More
Actor Hyun Bin splashed the front pages of magazine Esquire as the ambassador of Omega Global, a luxury watch brand.
"Sisyphus: The Myth" is a science fiction mystery drama produced by Jin Hyeok from "Shining Inheritance", "Prosecutor Princess", "City Hunter", "Doctor Stranger", "The Legend of the Blue Sea" and others...More
"Snowdrop" depicts the story of Soo-ho, a prestigious college student who suddenly jumps into a women's dormitory in 1987 against the backdrop of Seoul and the desperate love story that goes against the early days of Yeong-cho, who hides and treats him in a time of crisis. Jung Hae-in and Jisoo take on the role of leading characters Soo-ho and Yeong-cho while the rest of the cast is made up of Jang Seung-jo, Yoon Se-ah, Kim Hye-yoon and Jung Yoo-jin...More
Actor Kim Myung-soo is enlisting in the Marines at the end of February next year.
His agency announced this fact on the 28th and added that no private event will be held due to COVID-19...More
Ryoo Seung-wan is currently working on "Escape from Mogadishu" which cranked up early this year starring Kim Yun-seok, Jo In-sung and Heo Joon-ho. Attention is being drawn to the newest film he'll be directing after "Escape from Mogadishu...More
SBS Drama Awards Online vote is now open...More
2020/12/28 | Permalink
JTBC Bragging Awards winners...More
2020/12/28 | Permalink
2020/12/27 | Permalink
"Mr. Queen" and "Homemade Love Story" record their own highest ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, tvN's weekend drama, "Mr. Queen" recorded 11.805% (Ep.6) and is currently its highest record...More
On December 27th Jam Entertainment made a post to its Instagram page featuring an official message from Cho Jung-seok, who is represented by the agency. The following letter was described as a special letter for his fans from the actor himself. In the letter, Cho Jung-seok thanks his fans for sending seasonal greetings and gifts, particularly the ones from overseas...More
On December 27th director Choi Seungho of "Spy Nation" announced on Facebook that alleged spy Kim Seung-hyo had died in Japan on December 26th. Kim Seung-hyo was among the persons featured in "Spy Nation" as having been wrongly accused of spying for the North Korean government for political reasons during the dictatorship era...More
On December 26th actress Shin Min-a posted two photos on Instagram of a recent photoshoot conducted by the actress. Then on December 27th, actor Kim Woo-bin posted a video to his own Instagram of his own photoshoot. The seeming coincidence has intrigued fans, as the pair are in a romantic relationship and the timing was noticed by those who follow both accounts...More
2020/12/27 | Permalink
JTBC Bragging Awards nominees...More
In response to news reports stating that "Voice 4" would start location shooting in Jeju Island next year, a person associated with the production of the drama has stated that nothing has been decided yet in terms of filming...More
The upcoming tvN drama "Mouse" which will be the first project for actor Lee Seung-gi since "Vagabond" in 2019 has recently confirmed that actor Lee Young-jae will appear in the drama. Lee Seung-gi will play Ba-reum, who lost his parents to a serial killer in his youth. Lee Hee-joon will also play Moo-chi, an unconventional detective who is similarly out for revenge...More
Given the title of "A Special Lady" and the prominence of lead actress Kim Hye-soo in the movie's promotional material, one might think she'd be playing the main character. Well, that's not really the case. She might technically be the initial perspective character, given the extended opening scene where we're just watching old guys gratuitously having sex with prostitutes. Kim Hye-soo's character, Hyeon-jeong, is looking at these videos with no context...More
The action in "We Are Brothers" is prompted by a documentary program regarding reuniting families. The subgenre of sentimental television documentaries is unremarkable in South Korean culture, although the seeming wackiness does no favors for the drama in translation. Much of "We Are Brothers" lurches from one wacky setpiece to another. Surprisingly few of these weird situations have much to do with the main premise. Sang-hyeon (played by Cho Jin-woong) is a pastor rasied in the United States. Ha-hyeon (played by Kim Sung-kyun) is a shaman raised in South Korea. And now the separated brothers meet again...More
War films, particularly in the way the western audience has gotten used to them due to Hollywood productions for the most part, tend to focus on entertainment instead of reality, with few exceptions. "Beat Back" however, is not one of those films, particularly since it becomes obvious that the cast, three years after the Korean War, probably had experiences from actual war. The story is based on the true story of Captain Kim Man-sol's participation in the said events...More
Korean movie of the week "Cheese in the Trap - Movie" (2017)
Directed by Kim Je-yeong
With Park Hae-jin, Oh Yeon-seo, Park Ki-woong, Yoo In-young, Oh Jong-hyuk, Sandara Park,...
Based on a manhwa by Soonkki, "Cheese in the Trap - Movie" is the tale of an unusual romance that blossoms on a school campus between a seemingly perfect man named Yoo Jeong, his school junior Hong Seol, and Baek In-ho...More
"True Beauty" records its current lowest rating.
SBS Drama Awards - Best Kiss...More
The ratings of "Run On" rose slightly.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, the JTBC's Wednesday-Thursday drama "Run On" which aired on the 23rd recorded an audience rating of 2.806% (Ep.3)...More
For the fourth straight week "The Penthouse" has led the Good Data Report with a 27.66% surge in media mentions allowing the drama to break 35% of the overall mentions for dramas in the third week of December...More
The global messenging platform LINE recently announced a partnership with Naver webcomics for the former to make mobile games using the licenses of the latter. This is the first such agreement between the two companies...More
2020/12/22 | Permalink
"The Penthouse" records highest rating again.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, on the 22nd, SBS' Monday-Tuesday drama "The Penthouse" recorded 19.1% and 24% (Ep.17) nationwide ratings...More
On December 22nd Studio Dragon stock went up 3.4% to eighty dollars. The noticable rebound from previous days of losses appears to have been prompted by foreign investors due to the continuously improving numbers of "Sweet Home" in the international Netflix charts. The supernatural survival drama was number eight in the worldwide Netflix chart for dramas on December 21st but surged to third place on December 22nd as the drama has continued to enjoy a positive worldwide reception...More
On December 21st the Korean Film Producers Association (KFPA) announced the winners of this year's awards. Eligible movies included one hundred sixty-two films released between October 1st of 2019 and September 30th of 2020...More
On December 22nd Jung Entertainment confirmed that Kim Byung-choon, an actor who they represent, has tested positive for COVID-19. The news has caused a massive health sweep on the sets of "Phoenix 2020" and "True Beauty" which both star the actor in minor roles. A test was ordered for Kim Byung-choon when he was observed to have been suffering from unusual tiredness...More
2020/12/21 | Permalink
"The Penthouse" has recorded its own highest ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea on the 22nd, SBS Monday-Tuesday drama "The Penthouse", which aired on the 21st, recorded 19.1% and 23.7% (Ep.16) of households nationwide...More
New data released by FlixPatrol on December 21st has shown that the new Netflix drama "Sweet Home" has cracked the international top 10 for the streaming platform. This is the first appearance of "Sweet Home" in the Netflix top 10 and, registered as it is on December 20th, happened in the third day of the supernatutrally themed drama's availability. The drama appears to have risen in the ranks due to strong recommendations from various viewers...More
Lee Do-hyun and Go Min-si have been confirmed as the leading cast members for the upcoming jTBC drama "May Youth" which deals with the Gwangju Democratization Movement. The two had long been reported as having received offers...More
On December 21st Shin Min-a's agency AM Entertainment put out a statement that Shin Min-a, who the agency represents, was optimistically considering a role in a drama remake of "Mr. Handy" which was released theatrically in 2004...More
2020/12/20 | Permalink
A major aspect of "Sweet Home" that has drawn interest from viewers both domestic and abroad is the Netflix drama's depiction of female characters. While the explicit headliners of the drama have been male, most obviously lead actor Song Kang, in practice "Sweet Home" is an ensemble movie. And women make up a critical part of this ensemble, as is to be expected because the modern world thrust into disaster aspect of the premise makes it clear the dramatis personae were basically selected at random...More
With ratings breaking 8% over the weekend, "The Uncanny Counter" has emerged as the unexpected champion of OCN's drama production, outdoing even such hits as "The Voice" on the cable network. While the relatively low profile lead cast has earned many plaudits for their effective teamwork as an ensemble, supporting performers have also been a major contribution to the drama's success. Lee Hong-nae and Ok Ja-yeon have seen their profile boosted substantially as the drama's villains...More
One of the factors boosting the popualrity of "Sweet Home" domestically and abroad has been the Netflix's drama good use of practical effects. While specific information of how "Sweet Home" was shot is limited, a snippet of a press conference ahead of the drama's worldwide release offers some clue as to what they were like in practice...More
On December 18th Netflix released photos of the cast of "Sweet Home" which were produced for Elle Magazine. The move by Netflix coincides with the official release of "Sweet Home" on the streaming platform worldwide. Song Kang, Lee Jin-wook, Lee Si-young, and Lee Do-hyun all appear in the photos...More
Director Lee Eung-bok is best known for his long-time partnership with screenwriter Kim Eun-sook. Together, the pair made the hit dramas "Descendants of the Sun", ""Goblin", and "Mr. Sunshine", So it was something of a surprise when "The King: Eternal Monarch" was announced and while Kim Eun-sook was to be the screenwriter, Lee Eung-bok was nowhere to be found despite his similarly being overdue for a new project. With "Sweet Home" Lee Eung-bok has made his return- and wisely...More
With the release of "Sweet Home" on Netflix several cast members whose exact roles were not confirmed in advance have since been clarified. Among these is actor Shin Mun-sung, who has been confirmed to be playing a middle-aged security guard...More
We are introduced to Ga-ram (played by Kwon Yuri) and Seon-jae (played by Hyun Woo) as the former is confronting the latter in a cafe over the perceived disrespect in their relationship. Their fight is uncomfortable. Ga-ram is too aggressive, and Seon-jae is too incompetent at explaining himself. Their problems seem irreconcilable. Then "Break-up Suspension" leads us into a one-two punch where one after the other, we see that Ga-ram and Seon-jae indisputedly love each other...More
In the fairly arresting opening scene to "The Underdog" we see Bundle (voiced by Do Kyung-soo) abandoned by his owner on a random hill. The socially conscious nature of this moment is unmistakable. In contrast to the wishful thinking of the owner that a domesticated dog can be happy and free out alone, we quickly see how in reality abandoning Bundle or any other dog in such a way is an act of cruelty...More
The "Chunhyangjeon" is one of Korea's most iconic stories. Although its author and date of composition are unknown, it most likely originated as a work of pansori (probably from "Chunhyangga",the most famous pansori), a form of musical storytelling involving song and percussion, and was later adapted into prose during the reign of either King Sukjong (r. 1674–1720) or King Yeongjo (r. 1724–1776)...More
SBS Drama Awards 2020 nominees for the December, 31 2020 ceremony...More
Korean drama of the week "Empress Ki" (2013)
Directed by Han Heui, Lee Seong-joon
Written by Jang Yeong-cheol, Jeong Kyeong-soon-I
With Ha Ji-won, Joo Jin-mo, Ji Chang-wook, Baek Jin-hee, Kim Seo-hyung, Lim Ju-eun,...
51 Episodes - Mon, Tue 21:55
Formerly known as "Hwatu" (화투, hwa-too)
The series revolves around Ki Seung-nyang, a Goryeo-born woman who ascends to power despite the restrictions of the era's class system, and later marries Ta-hwan to become an empress of the Yuan dynasty, instead of her first love, Wang Yu. The series depicts her loves and political ambitions...More
2020/12/17 | Permalink
"Sweet Home" meets viewers around the world on Netflix.
Netflix will unveil its new drama "Sweet Home" on the 18th. The work depicts the bizarre and shocking story of a reclusive, loner high school student, Hyeon-soo, in an apartment where he moves into after losing his family. It is based on a popular webtoon of the same name that has accumulated 1.2 billion views...More
"Black Sun" is a blockbuster masterpiece produced by MBC and OTT Wave with an investment of 15 billion won. The story takes place when the top NIS field agent, who goes missing a year ago, returns to the organization to find an internal traitor who drops him into the abyss...More
On December 17th, a trailer for the 2020 SBS Drama Awards was released on YouTube channel SBS NOW...More
2020/12/16 | Permalink
"Run On" started with a rating of 2%.
According to Nielsen Korea, JTBC's new Wednesday-Thursday drama "Run On", which aired on the 16th, recorded 2.145% (Ep.1) viewership based on paid broadcasting households nationwide...More
Cha Ye-ryun cooked spaghetti for her family.
Former model Kim Young-dae is quite busy with groundwave dramas.
"She Would Never Know" is a romantic drama about a straightforward junior who's good looking, sexy and sincere and a senior who doesn't like younger men. Won Jin-ah and Rowoon each take on the roles of the senior and junior Yoon Song-ah and Chae Hyeon-seung...More
On December 16th the Korean Communication Standards Communication made an official statement regarding "The Penthouse" and its depiction of violence against children. "The Penthouse" deals with various parents, many of whom live in a giant expensive penthouse, and their often extreme behavior designed to help their children become opera singers...More
In the latest iteration of the Good Data Report "The Penthouse" pulled ahead to a commanding first place margin for its third straight win. Response from fans toward "The Penthouse" has been overwhelming positive in the wake of Park Eun-seok's elevation in the storyline. Despite being only supporting cast, Park Eun-seok was number one for performers this week, followed closely by his co-star Lee Ji-ah in second. Kim So-yeon was seventh, and Eugene was eighth and Uhm Ki-joon was ninth...More
On December 15th "The Penthouse" recorded its best ever ratings of 23.3% for its fifteenth episode. From the very beginning "The Penthouse" has pushed boundaries in terms of shocking content. While this has encouraged viewers, it has also encouraged quite a bit of criticism. One recent episode featured a student being threatened and bound by rope- by another student no less...More
2020/12/15 | Permalink
"Live On", starring Hwang Minhyun and Jung Da-bin, has not exceeded the 0% viewer rating.
According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings agency, on the 16th, JTBC's drama "Live On", which aired on the 15th, recorded 0.727% (Ep.5). This is a slight increase of 0.3% points from 0.428% (Ep.4), but it still remained in the 0% range...More
On December 15th, Epitone Project released their long awaited music video Sleepless. The title, which more literally says insomnia, references the lyrics which discuss a person's lingering pain following a breakup. The video has attracted interest because Kim Seon-ho appears throughout as the implied narrator...More
On December 16th "Josee" marked its sixth day of availability with a small milestone. The melodrama has earned ninety thousand viewers in those six days according to the Korean Film Council. The movie might just barely clear one hundred thousand viewers in its first week...More
Over December 11th to December 13th various celebrities made charity-minded social media posts in regards to the Light On artistic appreciation project. This is the fourth such incarnation of Light On which aims to help low income youth who lack access to higher art. The purpose of the project is to offer safe and free cultural entertainment of this caliber for such viewers...More
'Sub-character' or 'sub-nam', is a slang for the runner-up casting next to the leading male character who gets the romance of the drama. This term is so widely known that fans even say they're in 'sub-love' with the 'sub-nam' and right now, Kim Seon-ho is hot. Not long ago, Kim Seon-ho was loved for his role as Han Ji-pyeong, a smart yet warm-hearted venture investor in tvN's weekend drama "Start Up". Kim Seon-ho, who had already enjoyed idol-like popularity in Daehakno, rose gradually by appearing in various dramas, and has gained ground by releasing his lead film recently. However, his performance as a sub-nam in "Start Up" was more attractive, and he was recognized for his star quality...More
Actress Lee Yeon-hee gives off goddess-like beauty.
Actress Kim Go-eun has a change in hairstyle.
"River Where the Moon Rises" has confirmed premiere early next year on KBS 2TV.
"River Where the Moon Rises" is a story of Pyeong-kang who uses On-dal's heart in dreams of becoming supreme king and the mournful love story of On-dal, who only makes foolish sacrifices. It stars Kang Ha-neul, Kim So-hyun, Ji Soo, Lee Ji-hoon and Choi Yu-hwa...More
"You Are My Spring" will premiere on tvN late next year.
The new OCN drama "Times" is a time warp political mystery drama about Seo Jeong-in (Lee Joo-young) who gets connected on the phone with Lee Jin-woo (Lee Seo-jin), a reporter from 5 years in the past and saves her president father Seo Ki-tae (Kim Young-chul), facing dangerous truths after that...More