The King of High School Manners 2014/06/20, Source, Seo In-guk is a very hot actor in Korea these days. His breakout performance was in "Answer Me 1997" and his fans have been waiting patiently for him to nab another drama lead role ever since. Luckily, the wait is over. "The King of High School Manners" (aka High School King of Savvy, King High School of Life Conduct) is the story of Lee Min-seok, your average high school athlete who prefers to play hockey over keeping up with his academics. He is very popular among the female students at his school due to his status as the star hockey player. He's the complete opposite of his older brother, Lee Hyeong-seok, who moved to Germany 8 years ago to pursue his studies and create a very successful life for himself - at the cost of abandoning Min-seok alone in Korea,...More
Tears worth shedding for 'Mama' 2011/05/26, Source,
Actors Lee Hyeong-seok, left, and Uhm Jung-hwa star in a scene from the family drama "Mama", which opens in theaters on June 2. / Courtesy of Lotte Entertainment
By Lee Hyo-won
Ahead of summer vacation, syrupy dramas and animations are on a roll, determined to squeeze tears from family audiences or make them laugh. Among upcoming works is "Mama", and it was not without some cynicism that this reporter sat down for what was obviously going to be a tearjerker designed to manipulate certain reactions from viewers,...More
Ko Hyun-jung wins grand prize at MBC Acting Awards 2009/12/31, Source,
Korean actress Ko Hyun-jung [MBC]
Top Korean actress Ko Hyun-jung won the grand prize at the MBC Acting Awards, held at MBC's Open Hall on Wednesday.
Ko, who won rave reviews for her portrayal of royal concubine Mi-shil in historical drama "Queen Seon-deok", won the year's top crown while many of her co-stars also collected their share of awards.
"I believe there was a moment when Mi-shil really came to life [during the show]", said Ko in her acceptance speech. "I was very nervous because I had never done a traditional drama before, but thank you for giving me the opportunity to wear a dress like this". The actress got teary and emotional when she added, " I hope my kids are watching this... "
"Queen Seon-deok" -- which was also voted Drama of the Year -- was handed a total of 12 awards, winning the count over another hit drama "My Wife is a Superwoman", which won 7 in total. Writers of both dramas were awarded Writer of the Year at the event.,...More
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