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Ju Ji-hoon rises to his role as crown prince in the second trailer of ‘Kingdom’

“They used to disappear when the sun is up,” Ju Ji-hoon says in the latest trailer of the Joseon zombie series “Kingdom”. It is a frightening reminder of what our main characters discovered by the end of the first season:  it’s not the light that they were afraid of.  Bae Doo-na makes an appearance in …

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‘Kingdom’ crown prince Ju Ji-hoon will star in ‘Hyena’

We will see another side of Ju Ji-hoon as he plays a cutthroat lawyer in the upcoming drama, “Hyena”.   The actor is the crown prince in the zombie series “Kingdom”.  Filipinos first got to know him also as a crown prince in the classic romantic comedy “Princess Hours.”   “Hyena” is about the lawyers who represent …

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The second season of ‘Kingdom’ premiers on March 13

“Kingdom” starts streaming on March 13. We repeat. The second season of “Kingdom” starts streaming on March 13. Netflix confirmed today that the Korean original series is set to premier globally on March 13. They unveiled the main poster and accompanying teaser. An epidemic turns Joseon into hell on earth amid the ravages left by …

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‘Running Man’ in Manila moved to June

“Running Man: A decade of laughter” in Manila will be held on June 21, instead of its original schedule this weekend, Feb. 9. Pulp Live released the statement of Running man today. They explained that the fans will be playing games on stage with the stars from the show. The production also said that since …

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WELOs’ safety first: Ong Seong-wu’s Manila fan meet is postponed

Ong Seong-wu’s “We Belong” fan meet in Manila is postponed. The event was scheduled on Feb. 25 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.   DNM Entertainment came out with a statement on Feb. 5 to apologize to the WELOs who were looking forward to the event. The precautionary measure  is to ensure the safety of Ong and …

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EXO’s Manila Fan Party is cancelled

The fan party of EXO in Manila on Feb. 22 is cancelled.   Nature Republic announced the cancellation after the third novel coronavirus (of 2019-nCoV) case in the country was declared.   Some members of the group were scheduled to come to Manila this month to party with EXO-Ls. They were also supposed to personally award the …

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‘Parasite’ will be on VIU

Oscar-nominated film “Parasite” will be available for streaming on VIU this month. It will be part of the streaming site’s Korean movies library that includes “Along with the Gods 1 & 2,” “Miss Granny” and “Penny Pinchers”. Premium subscribers can enjoy the film starting Feb. 15 .  This will come a few days after the …

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Park Bo-gum, Kim Soo-hyun, Nam Joo-hyuk confirmed to star in dramas this year

Filipino favorites Park Bo-gum, Kim Soo-hyun and Nam Joo-hyuk are some of the headliners of K-dramas this year.  Korean network TvN released a video lineup for 2020. They include the following: “Youth Report” Park Bo-gum is a model named Sa Hye-joon.  He also aspires to switch careers and become an actor. This is Bo-gum’s first …

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Filipino songwriters share how they helped create BTS’ ‘Black Swan’

BTS working with two Filipino songwriters is staying true to the group’s philosophy—music knows no boundaries. August Rigo and Vince Nantes composed and wrote lyrics for “Black Swan” with BTS leader RM. Multiawarded producer Pdogg and rapper Clyde Kelly also share the credit. The song is the first single off their forthcoming album, “Map of …

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PH fans, global EXO-Ls unite to protect Chen from expulsion

Chen has done a very brave thing this week. He announced to the world that he is getting married. The artist, whose real name is Kim Jong-dae, is the main vocalist of EXO.   He wrote a handwritten letter to the fans about his intentions to settle down on Jan. 13.  “I have a girlfriend …

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