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Hyun Bin, Lee Seung-gi, Ju Ji-hoon, Song Kang: How does Netflix chooses its leading men?

Hyun Bin, Lee Seung-gi, Ju Ji-hoon, Song Kang: How does Netflix choose its leading men?

Hyun Bin has two Originals and so does Ju Ji-hoon. Lee Seung-gi has three and one upcoming variety show. Song Kang has one but he has an upcoming webtoon series.  We wanted to know why they have multiple projects with the streaming giant and so we asked them.  Netflix vice president for Korean content Kim …

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Park Seo-jun says goodbye to chestnut and hello to pineapple

“Itaewon Class” Park Seo-jun says goodbye to his chestnut hair and says hello to pineapple hair in his most recent Instagram update.   His post came with a caption of an emoticon of a chestnut with the symbol “x” next to it, and then a pineapple with an “o” symbol.  The photo is with him sporting …

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Appreciating Lee Min-ho

Many who see the hallyu wave from afar will probably think that Lee Min-ho is just a pretty face (though he is one the prettiest faces in hallyu, yes). But Min-ho is more than that. Part of the first generation of true K-drama breakout stars together with Gong Yoo and Park Bo-gum (elite company indeed), …

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5 infectious questions about ‘Kingdom’ season 2

At the end of Netflix’s “Kingdom” season 1, the fate of Joseon-era Korea was on the brink of chaos as Crown Prince Lee Chang (Ju Ji-hoon) was trying to fend off a horde of infected at the fort at Sangju even as physician’s assistant Seo-bi (Bae Doona) risked her life to get the mysterious Resurrection …

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EXO KAI for Gucci eyewear

EXO Kai endorses SS20 Gucci Eyewear

There are many ways to describe Kai.   He is EXO’s maknae and power dancer.  That he has so complete control of his body that he could appear to recklessly twirl but still manages to stop on the spot he wants to stop.  He brought his power dancing with him when SM Entertainment’s K-pop Avengers, SUPER …

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Hyun Bin secretly donates P8M to charity to prevent COVID-19 spread

Hyun Bin knows how to operate secretly, even when it comes to charity. The actor has donated 200 million won or P8M to Community Chest of Korea soon after he released a letter translated into four languages through his agency, VAST Entertainment.   “You might be spending day after day anxious and worrying over the Coronavirus …

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Ji Chang-wook donates 100 million won to help COVID-19 patients

Ji Chang-wook joins the number of Hallyu stars who donated to prevent the spread of COVID-19. He donated 100 million won (P4M) to Daegu through Red Cross Korea to aid the confirmed patients of the coronavirus disease .   A representative of the Daegu Red Cross said that the actor wants to be a little help …

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Chanyeol donates 50 million won for COVID-19 prevention

Chanyeol, from the maknae line of EXO, donates 50 million won or P2M to stop the spread of COVID-19.   The idol and actor made the donation through Hope Bridge Korea Disaster Relief Association.   The organization was established in 1961 by broadcasting and newspaper companies, and social organizations. They aim to help those suffering from …

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Kim Soo-hyun donates 100 million won for COVID-19 prevention

Actor Kim Soo-hyun donates 100 million won or around P4 million to prevent further spread of coronavirus disease or COVID-19.   Naver reports that the actor quietly made the donation through the Daegu Social Welfare Community Fund.  The money will be to stop the prevention of the coronavirus. South Korea has confirmed 256 new coronavirus cases, …

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Lee Seung-gi

Lee Seung-gi donates 100-million won for coronavirus prevention

Actor Lee Seung-gi joins the number of Hallyu stars to donate for the prevention of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The NGO Good Neighbors posted on their Instagram account that the actor donated 100-million won or around P4 million.   Good Neighbors was founded in Korea in 1991.  It is an international NGO serving 192 communities in …

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