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Ji Jin-hee, Lee Jae-wook, Hong Seung-hee join cast of upcoming K-drama 'Move to Heaven'

Jun 04, 2020 - 2:52 PM

The series tells the story of a young man with Asperger's syndrome and his guardian, who works as trauma cleaners clearing out the possessions left behind by the dead

NEW CAST. Ji Jin-hee, Lee Jae-wook, and Hong Seung-hee join the cast for the upcoming K-drama 'Move to Heaven.' Photos courtesy of Netflix

How do we watch? Of Netflix and lockdowns (and K-dramas)

Apr 16, 2020 - 8:09 PM

According to Twitter, these are the viewing habits of Filipinos during the COVID-19 pandemic

Here’s your list of upcoming K-Dramas to watch on Netflix

Mar 25, 2020 - 8:00 PM

Can’t move on after CLOY? Here are some upcoming K-Dramas that might help soothe your withdrawals symptoms.

THE KING: ETERNAL MONARCH. Lee Min-ho and Kim Go-eun play star-crossed lovers in the upcoming K-drama. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Why 'Crash Landing on You' is everyone's K-drama obsession

Feb 20, 2020 - 4:00 PM

It definitely needs to be yours, too!

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

Alden Richards receives Asian Star Prize at Seoul International Drama Awards 2019

Aug 28, 2019 - 8:14 PM

Alden is the latest Filipino actor to receive the award

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?

'Life-changing moment': Filipino filmmaker wins BAFTA film grant

Jul 14, 2019 - 1:15 PM

Drama del Rosario hopes his documentary would help eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health and sexual assault, especially involving male survivors

WIN. Student documentary filmmaker Drama Del Rosario was one of the two winners of the inaugural BAFTA-GSA Commissioning Grant for his film 'I'm Okay (And Neither Are You)'. Photo by Lan Nguyen.

Korean star Jung Hae-in returns to Manila

Jul 06, 2019 - 12:36 PM

The 'Something in the Rain' actor is coming this September for another fan meet!

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.

Radio drama actor Augusto Victa dies

Mar 20, 2019 - 12:35 AM

The actor also appeared in 'Gulong ng Palad'

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

French required to strip to watch 'nudist drama' on stage

Jan 11, 2019 - 2:54 PM

Would you dare to bare? The 'nudist' stage play in Paris insists that theatergoers 'bare it all' for the one-night-only showing

'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

New theater comedy dramatizes Brexit break-ups

Oct 07, 2018 - 7:00 AM

The play is sparked by what the Brexit-backing writers feel is a social outcasting of Leave voters by more vocal, self-righteous Remainers – particularly in the fervently pro-EU London artsy circles

DRAMA. An undated handout picture released by the Union Theatre on October 5, 2018 shows actors during a rehearsal for the play 'People Like Us' by columnist Julie Burchill and novelist Jane Robins. Photo by Paul Nicholas Dyke/UNION THEATRE/AFP

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

'Downton Abbey' headed to the big screen

Jul 14, 2018 - 10:46 AM

The Emmy award-winning series ended in 2015

DOWNTON ABBEY. The period drama is headed to the big screen, with original cast members, including Maggie Smith, reportedly reprising their roles. Screenshot from Twitter.com/DowntonAbbey

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

Park Shin Hye and Choi Tae Joon are dating

Mar 07, 2018 - 2:19 PM

The couple's agencies confirm the news

COUPLE. The K-drama stars are confirmed ot be dating. Screenshots from Instagram.com/ssinz7 and Instagram.com/actorctj

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

Julia Montes: No bad blood with Star Magic

Jan 09, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Julia says that she'll be forever grateful to Star Magic for taking care of her career

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

5 drama Korea terbaik tahun 2017 versi Rappler Indonesia

Dec 21, 2017 - 4:57 PM

Selain akting dari aktor dan aktris ternama, kekuatan cerita membuat 5 serial ini jadi yang terbaik

South Korea's 32nd Golden Disc Awards set in the Philippines

Nov 18, 2017 - 10:57 PM

The Golden Disc Awards are widely considered South Korea's equivalent of the Grammys

GOLDEN DISC. South Korea's most prestigious awards ceremony is coming to the Philippines!

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

Calvin Jeremy rilis single bernuansa K-drama

Sep 22, 2017 - 7:08 PM

Lagu ‘Nostalgia’ berlatar lokasi di Korea Selatan dan memiliki nuansa K-drama

'NOSTALGIA'. Calvin Jeremy saat menyanyikan lagu barunya yang berjudul 'Nostalgia' di Lotte Shopping Avenue, Jakarta, pada Jumat, 22 September 2017. Foto oleh Valerie Dante/Rappler

Free Friday? Watch this critically-acclaimed Cinemalaya movie

Aug 31, 2017 - 7:41 PM

Baconaua is a coming of age tale mixed with myth and faith

Photo from Baconaua Facebook page

Mengintip mewahnya lokasi pernikahan Song Joong Ki dan Song Hye Kyo

Aug 15, 2017 - 10:35 AM

Pasangan ini akan melangsungkan pernikahan di Shilla Hotel 31 Oktober 2017 mendatang

MENIKAH. Pasangan Song Joong Ki dan Song Hye Kyo akan menikah di salah satu venue termegah dan termewah di Seoul, Shilla Hotel. Foto dari akun Instagram@kyo1122

Siap bernostalgia di gelaran 'Musikal Petualangan Sherina'

Aug 04, 2017 - 8:44 AM

Tanggal 15 17 September pecinta film Petualangan Sherina akan diajak bernostalgia lewat cerita dan lagu

'MUSIKAL PETUALANGAN SHERINA'. Pertunjukan 'Musikal Petualangan Sherina' akan digelar pada 15-17 September mendatang. Foto dari movintix.com

5 strategi untuk menghindar dari drama kantor

Aug 01, 2017 - 4:09 PM

Tak peduli seperti apa versi drama di kantormu percayalah jalan terbaik adalah dengan menghindarinya

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

Juilliard stage manager conducts mentoring program at the CCP

Jul 06, 2017 - 5:16 PM

Sison hopes to contribute to the advancement and promotion of stage management profession in the Philippines

5 kisah cinlok selebriti Korea yang berakhir di pelaminan

Jul 05, 2017 - 4:39 PM

Sebelum Song Joong Ki dan Song Hye Kyo naik pelaminan pada 31 Oktober mendatang 5 pasangan ini sudah terlebih dahulu merasakan jatuh cinta di lokasi syuting sebelum akhirnya menikah

CINLOK. Berawal dari lokasi syuting, ternyata beberapa pasangan selebriti Korea bisa melangkah hingga jenjang pernikahan. Foto dari Instagram

Lini masa perjalanan cinta Song Joong Ki dan Song Hye Kyo

Jul 05, 2017 - 12:42 PM

Setelah menyembunyikan hubungan cintanya Song Joong Ki dan Song Hye Kyo mengumumkan rencana pernikahan mereka

PERJALANAN CINTA. Selama beberapa waktu, pasangan Song Joong Ki dan Song Hye Kyo terus berkilah tentang hubungan cinta mereka, sebelum akhirnya resmi mengumumkan rencana pernikahan. Foto oleh Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Song Joong Ki dan Song Hye Kyo mengumumkan rencana pernikahan mereka!

Jul 05, 2017 - 8:50 AM

Keduanya berencana menggelar pernikahan pada 31 Oktober mendatang

MENIKAH. Akhirnya pasangan aktor dan aktris Korea, Song Joong Ki dan Song Hye Kyo mengakui hubungan mereka dan bahkan mengumumkan rencana pernikahan pada 31 Oktober mendatang. Foto dari akun Instagram @kyo1122

Menyusuri indahnya Garden of Morning Calm di Korea Selatan

Jun 28, 2017 - 12:12 PM

Garden of Morning Calm adalah salah satu lokasi yuting yang digunakan di K–Drama Love in the Moonlight

GARDEN OF THE MORNING CALM. Salah satu lokasi syuting serial 'Love in the Moonlight' bisa ditemukan di daerah Gapyeong di Provinsi Gyeonggi. Seluruh foto oleh Ceej Tantengco/Rappler

'For My Dear': Melewati malam dengan tawa serta pelukan hangat Sang Grim Reaper

May 21, 2017 - 11:06 AM

Setelah 10 tahun akhirnya Lee Dong Wook kembali ke Indonesia dan menggelar fan meeting untuk kali pertama

Selama 3 jam, penonton dibuai dengan sambutan hangat dari Lee Dong Wook di gelaran fan meeting 'For My Dear' di The Kasablanka Hall, Jakarta. Foto oleh Mecima Pro.

FOTO: Dari gelaran '2017 Lee Dong Wook Asia Tour In Jakarta For My Dear'

May 21, 2017 - 9:51 AM

Lee Dong Wook menggelar fan meeting di The Kasablanka Hall Sabtu 20 Mei

Lee Dong Wook menggelar fan meeting bertajuk 'For My Dear', Sabtu, 20 Mei. Foto dari Mecima Pro.