K-Drama News Weekly Headlines: “Cha In Ha”, “Chocolate”, “RUN”, “Miss Lee”, “SF9’s Rowoon” & More
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Bringing you the latest buzz in K-Dramaland, check out the weekly news about upcoming and current Korean Dramas and television shows. Read through our sound reviews to guide you which K-Dramas are “in” or worth skipping.
New dramas Chocolate and Love With Flaws made its anticipated premiere as a couple of entertainment programs are gearing up for its kickoff.
*Covers K-Drama entertainment news from December 1 to December 7
K-Drama, K-Celeb & K-Film News Corner
- Suzy Gifts A Generous Donation To Life Share Korea
Recently, it has been revealed that the singer has made a generous donation towards the Life Share Division, an organization that aids underserved families and communities around South Korea.
- Jeon Hye Bin To Wed Non-Celebrity Boyfriend This Month
On December 3, Pan Star Company, the agency of Jeon Hye Bin, announced the actress upcoming marriage ceremony.
- Fantagio Confirms Death Of Rising Actor Cha In Ha
Cha In Ha, born Lee Jae Ho, was found dead in his home on December 3. According to the police, the actor’s manager discovered his lifeless body. The cause of death is not yet known and currently being investigated.
- Hong Jong Hyun Enlists For Mandatory Military Service
After five weeks of basic military training, Hong Jong Hyun officially begins his military duties.
- South Korea’s Blockbuster Film “EXTREME JOB” To Hit Philippine Theaters This December
Scoring a massive success in the box office, EXTREME JOB, makes its Philippine premiere on December 11. VIVA International Pictures and MVP Entertainment are bringing the Korean comedy film perfect for a movie date with your friends or family.
- Park Min Young Proves Prominence With Multiple Best Actress Awards Received
Scoring two overseas acting honors, Park Min Young solidifies her status as one of the bankable actresses with immense talent to boot.
K-Show News & Updates
- Kim Min Kyu, WayV’s Kun, Kim Jong Kook, Go Jun Hee, And Kwang Hee To Host MBC Music’s Upcoming Beauty Show
MBC Music is launching a new beauty talk show program titled Pink Festa – and its exciting emcee lineup includes Kim Min Kyu, WayV’s Kun, Kim Jong Kook, Go Jun Hee, and Kwang Hee!
- Jung Hae In Shares New York’s Night View To His Parents For His Upcoming Variety Show
Jung Hae In’s Walking Report (literal translation), takes the concept of a reality show with travel documentary elements. Journeying on foot, the actor is joined by his best friends Eun Jong Geun and Lim Hyun Soo exploring New York.
- tvN Announces Air Date Of Ji Sung’s Entertainment Show “RUN”
Announced in November, tvN’s RUN has tapped formidable actor Ji Sung on his first ever entertainment show focusing on engaging fans to the joy of running.
K-Drama Reviews, Recaps & Features
- K-Drama Review: “Miss Lee” Starts Off With A Unique Plot But Falters On Weak Characterization
tvN’s Miss Lee focuses on the journey of how a small company work its way from scratch to protect itself from the impending disaster.
- K-Drama Premiere: “Chocolate” Tastes Heartening Flavors Of Love & Life Stories On Its First Serving
Overwhelming with wistful and endearing moments, the concoction of the love web to be unveiled in Chocolate is made fully engaging by its main cast.
- K-Drama Premiere: “Love With Flaws” Promises A Laughter Filled Ride Exploring Love Between Two Different People
Love With Flaws tells the story about how two imperfect people end up falling in love with each other. The female protagonist Joo Seo Yeon judges people by their looks and believes that good-looking men are nothing but trouble.
- K-Drama Review: “Nokdu Flower” Depicts A Harrowing Yet Dream Picture Of Creating A Flourishing Nation
Based on real historical events, Nokdu Flower is about the Donghak uprising against the corrupt officials in the 19th century.
Upcoming K-Drama Updates & Teasers
- K-Drama First Script Table-Read: Jo Jung Seok And Yoo Yeon Seok’s “Doctor Playbook”
One of the most awaited dramas from 2020, A Wise Doctor’s Life, revolves around the daily lives people working in a hospital. In other words, it narrates the struggles and challenges faced by the doctors, nurses, patients and the other staff in a hospital.
- December 2019 Korean Drama Releases: “Crash Landing On You”, “Stove League”, “Black Dog” & More
Signaling the last hurrah of the season and the official first month of Hellokpop’s coverage of 2020 Korean dramas, a slew of exciting series are set to treat Winter warm for K-Drama patrons.
- SF9’s Rowoon Takes Home Best New Actor Recognition At 2019 Grimae Awards
SF9’s Rowoon further establishes his name as an extraordinary idol-actor that the industry should watch out for as he receives the Best New Actor award at the recent 2019 Grimae Awards!
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