Sunday, April 3, 2011
Your Two Cents: Most "Westernized" Star???
These days, it seems like Korean stars are all about breaking into the Western markets...especially the US. Whether that means entering into the American music scene or trying to score a role in a Hollywood flick, all the A-list stars are setting their eyes abroad.
There was BoA, Se7en, Rain, Jeon Ji-hyun, Lee Byung-hun, Jang Dong-gun, 2NE1...
Of course I'd love to see Korean stars do well abroad, but there really needs to be the right "formula" for a star to be successful in the US at this current time. The entertainment scene is still dominated by Caucasians, Africans, and Hispanics before Asians. It's good to see though more Asian faces in major US flicks and dramas though!
Anyways, who do YOU think has the BEST shot at making it on the US market. And I don't mean starring in one Hollywood flick or whatever, but continuing to frequent the Hollywood scene. Seeing them pop up in movies regularly, attend award events, guest on talk shows, etc. Who has the right look? right voice? right talents? can they speak English or other languages?
Let me know and don't forget to tune into KPI on Sunday!