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15 years after debut, Korean actor Lee Seung-gi is ready for more

Oct 12, 2019 - 3:50 PM

The 'Vagabond' actor talks about his dream roles, his most memorable role so far, and what he looks for when choosing acting projects

LEE SEUNG-GI. The Korean actor is in Manila for his first fan meeting in the country. Photo by Gracia Lualhati/Rappler

4 reasons why we love Lee Seung-gi

Oct 06, 2019 - 12:30 PM

How do we love Lee Seung-gi? Let us count the ways.

LEE SEUNG-GI. Korean actor Lee Seung-gi is still at the top of his game. Photo from Lee Seung-gi's Instagram account

Despite his fame, Korean actor Jung Hae-in says he's 'not a Hallyu star'

Sep 27, 2019 - 10:34 PM

The romantic leading man is back in Manila for another fan meeting

Beginner's guide: The K-drama starter pack

Aug 01, 2019 - 10:00 AM

This starter pack is from one newbie to another. Are you ready to spare 16 to 20 hours of your life for a K-drama?

WATCH: Seo Kang-jun talks about acting and why Korean dramas are so popular

Jun 01, 2019 - 7:57 AM

Rappler also asks the Korean actor how he likes to unwind, and the places he'd like to visit in the Philippines

DREAM ROLE? Korean actor Seo Kang-jun answers questions on acting and more in this quick interview. Rappler screenshot

If his life were a movie, Seo Kang-jun says it would be about a guy who tried his best

May 25, 2019 - 11:15 AM

The 25-year-old Korean actor, who is on his first Philippine visit, also says he's humbled by the thought that he's considered as an 'international star'

FIRST TIME. Korean actor Seo Kang-jun says it's his first time visiting the Philippines. Screengrab from Rappler video.

Binge-worthy: Netflix's new K-drama, ‘Kingdom’

Jan 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM

The zombie historical K-drama offers lots of political intrigue, visceral horror, and jaw-dropping cinematography, but major cliffhangers hinder the series

GENRE-BENDING. Netflix's 'Kingdom' combines the thrills of a zombie story with the lush romance of a historical K-drama. Photo courtesy of Netflix

'Memories of the Alhambra' is your next Netflix K-drama obsession

Dec 03, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The latest Korean drama stars Hyun Bin and Park Shin Hye

NEW K-DRAMA. AR meets K-drama in this new Netflix offering. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Lee Jong-suk talks about his dramas, aegyo, and more during PH fan meet

Nov 24, 2018 - 2:35 PM

Here's what went down at Lee Jong-suk's fan meeting in Manila!

LEE JONG-SUK. The 'While You Were Sleeping' actor meets his Filipino fans on November 18 at the Araneta Coliseum. Photo by Jam Aguilus/Rappler

5 Lee Jong-suk roles we can't get enough of

Nov 17, 2018 - 2:01 PM

From a talented journalist to a dashing webtoon character, we list down the different Lee Jong-Suk roles that caught our fragile hearts

Photo from Lee Jong-suk's instagram

Q and A: Catching up with the stars of 'Mr. Sunshine'

Oct 23, 2018 - 9:15 AM

Rappler talks to Lee Byung-hun and Kim Tae-ri about playing the star-crossed lovers on the show

STAR-CROSSED LOVERS. The two star as the enigmatic leads of the Korean drama. Photo Courtesy of Hwa&Dam/Netflix

K-drama starring Lee Dong-wook, Jo Seung-woo to stream on Netflix

Aug 03, 2018 - 2:27 PM

According to the entertainment giant, 'Life' tells the story of people 'who want to protect and save' while working in a hospital

NEW K-DRAMA. Life stars Lee Dong-wook of 'Golbin' fame. Image courtesy of Netflix

Nam Joo-Hyuk's dream role: A 'couch potato'

Jul 30, 2018 - 3:07 PM

The 'Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo' star also said that he'd like to work with Sandara Park for a romantic comedy

COUCH POTATO JOO-HYUK. Asked for his dream, Nam Joo-Hyuk says he'd like to be a 'couch potato.' Photo courtesy of Penshoppe

Jung Hae-in reenacts lines from 'Something in the Rain'

Jul 02, 2018 - 3:00 PM

The Korean actor shares to Rappler his favorite lines from the drama

'SOMETHING IN THE RAIN.' Korean actor Jung Hae-in shares to Rappler his favorite lines from his most recent drama. Photo by Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Jung Hae-in makes Filipinos smile in 1st fan meeting

Jul 01, 2018 - 12:46 PM

#TeamBahay? Don't worry, we got you covered.

CHILDHOOD MEMORIES. Jung Hae-in talks about some of his childhood memories during his fan meeting in Manila. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

WATCH: Netflix releases trailer for upcoming K-drama ‘Mr. Sunshine’

Jun 28, 2018 - 11:44 AM

Catch a glimpse of Lee Byung-hun and Kim Tae-ri as a star-crossed couple in 19th century Korea

MR SUNSHINE. Lee Byung-hun stars in the upcoming Korean drama. Photo Courtesy of Hwa&Dam/Netflix

A new K-drama from the makers of 'Descendants of the Sun' is coming to Netflix

Jun 21, 2018 - 6:49 PM

'Mr Sunshine' is a new collaboration from Kim Eun-sook and Lee Eung-bok

K-DRAMA. Lee Byung-hun and Kim Tae-ri star in Mr. Sunshine. Photo courtesy of Hwa&Dam/ Netflix

When the fangirl interviews the K-drama star

Feb 17, 2018 - 11:15 PM

Meeting Korean actor Ji Soo in the flesh made me an even bigger fan

IN PHOTOS: Ji Soo gets up close and personal with Filipino fans

Feb 13, 2018 - 4:51 PM

During his fan meeting, Ji Soo serenades his fans, plays games with them, and shares interesting tidbits about his life and career

JI SOO IN MANILA. Korean actor Ji Soo greets his Filipino fans. All photos from Ted Orsenado

Korean actor Ji Soo on his favorite Filipino food and ideal Valentine's date

Feb 10, 2018 - 9:19 AM

Ji Soo hopes to make memories with his Filipino fans ahead of Valentine's Day

BACK IN THE PHILIPPINES. Korean actor Ji Soo greets members of the media during a press conference on Friday, February 9. Rappler screenshot

Korean actor Ji Soo returns to PH to meet Filipino fans

Feb 08, 2018 - 3:05 PM

'I will be so excited to see all of you. Let’s get to know each other more and better and have a gorgeous time,' says the Korean actor to his Pinoy fans

Reel to real: K-drama couples who married in real life

Nov 01, 2017 - 9:14 AM

From reel to real, these K-drama couples took their romance to the real world

SONGSONG COUPLE. Descendants of the Sun actors Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo tie the knot on October 31, 2017. Photo from Song Hye Kyo's Instagram @kyo1122

LOOK: BTOB member, 'Goblin' actor arrives in Manila

Jul 07, 2017 - 1:46 PM

Yook Sung jae who played Yoo Deok hwa in Goblin is in Manila

YOOK SUNG-JAE. The Korean actor and band member arrives in Manila. Photo by Jedwin M Llobrera

IN PHOTOS: Lee Min Ho back in Manila!

Jul 05, 2013 - 2:00 PM

Korean star in town for return engagement

THE RETURN. The Korean superstar is here to wow fans once more. All Photos by Jedwin M. Llobrera