Why are models turned actors so successful these days?

On SBS “One Night TV Entertainment” broadcast on April 8th, there was a segment dedicated to the increasing number of successful model stars and more specifically models turned actors. Since Jandoe had given me the opportunity to branch out on this topic last week, it was too much of a nice coincidence not to talk…

[20150324 – Starnews] Kim Woo Bin – Interview

t/n: well, translating the last itw made me realize the lack of Woo Bin on this blog, so here’s another itw. Again, it’s more like of a roundup b/c Woo Bin kept getting asked the same questions and he gave the same answers. Actor Kim Woo Bin is 26 now. However, his groundwork is greater…

[20150330 – Ilgan Sports] Kim Woo Bin – Interview

t/n: Woo Bin is giving a lot of interviews to promote “Twenty”, but I was hoping for many fashion photo shoots… Maybe next month? This interview is spoiler-ish, obviously. There’s nothing new from the bites I’ve seen translated here and there, but everything is all gathered in one place. The reactions about this movie are…

[20141219 – Starnews] Kim Woo Bin – Interview

On the 19th, “The Technicians” press conference was at a bar in Joong-gu, Seoul. Starnews published a “full” interview… It’s your second movie and it’s the first time you have a lead role. I was burdened when I met the director. He gave me certainty about doing this. I heard about the movie’s style, Ji…

[20130404] Model, then actor Kim Woo Bin – Snapp Interview

When he was in middle school and his teacher asked to write down his dream, he wrote “model” without even thinking about it. When he turned 20, he walked the runway for top designers during the 2009 S/S Seoul Fashion Week. If it weren’t for his parents’ free concept of education and his mother’s outstanding…

[1st Look Vol.59] Kim Woo Bin – Man of The Year – Interview

That was unexpected. Except for the loud music, Kim Woo Bin’s photoshoot was done in silence. During the test run, he’d monitor himself on the computer screen each time a picture was taken, but he never said a word. Then he would go stand again in front of the camera and stroke the pose matching…