“Beautiful,” an OST track from Baekhyun of EXO, has claimed the title as the first web drama soundtrack to become number one on digital charts.
As of 8am KST on April 22, “Beautiful,” the main theme song of EXO’s web drama “EXO Next Door,” has topped various digital music charts like Melon, Genie, Olleh Music, Naver Music, and Soribada, among others. It has officially become the first OST single from a web drama to top digital charts, proving the immense popularity of EXO.
MBC"s upcoming drama "Agreeably Warm"(former as "Warm and Cozy") has treated us with the first still cuts of Yoo Yeon Suk and Kang So Ra.
The photos were taken during Baek Geun Woo(Yoo Yeon Suk) and Lee Jung Joo(Kang So Ra)" first meeting at Gimpo airport, which also give us a glimpse at two personalities as Yoo Yeon Suk is seen extending his hand to introduce himself while Kang So Ra is just sitting there starring at him with an absurd expression on her face.
It was said that Yoo Yeon Suk and Kang So Ra arrived at the airport at 7 PM KST on April 7th to prepare for their shooting scenes. As this was their first time meeting after the script reading so the two appeared shy with each other at first, but they quickly changed and adapted themselves while discussing about their scenes, and later managed to show their chemistry together during the real filming, earning the admiration from all the staff. They showed no sign of exhaustion during the 5-hour filming.
"Agreeably Warm" will follow "Angry Mom" and broadcast in May.
Kim Gu Ra mentioned his son and showed his fatherly side, saying that he advised his son on malicious comments.
On the April 20 episode of SBS’s “Healing Camp,” Kim Gu Ra is asked to talk about his son, Kim Dong Hyun, who is nurturing his dream to be a rapper with the name MC Gree.
In the show Kim Gu Ra says, “There are a lot of mean comments on my son’s articles. A lot of them say ‘Hip hop loser.’ I asked my son whether he looked at the comments, and he told me, ‘no.’ He’s a lot like his mother so he isn’t interested in that type of thing.”
Actress Kang Sora and iKON’s Bobby recently showed off their fit and flawless bodies in a brand new photo shoot for soft drink brand Sprite, ahead of the upcoming summer season.
On April 22, the reps of Sprite revealed photos of Kang Sora and Bobby modeling for the soft drink brand dressed in swimwear marked with the brand’s logo.
In the bright and bubbly pictorial unveiled on this day, the two stars can be seen flashing bright smiles for the camera as they playfully pose with one another. The actress shows off her sexy, toned figure while the iKON member shows off his fit and muscular body.
"Heard It Through the Grapevine" came in first.
According to Nielsen Korea, "Heard It Through the Grapevine" recorded 12.8%. This is 1.2% higher than the previous episode and a record breaker.
Choi Yeon-hee (Yoo Ho-jeong) taught a lesson to Ji Yeong-ra (Baek Ji-yeon) and Han Jeong-ho (Yoo Joon-sang) who fooled her and had been having an affair.
Meanwhile, MBC drama "Splendid Politics" rated 10.8% and KBS 2TV "Blood" 5.0%.
Just in time for the season of wedding bells, Kim Feel melts the listeners heart with heartwarming lyrics and bright instrumentals to match.
In the video, you can see actress Park Soo Jin getting dolled up for her fairy tale like outdoors wedding while Kim Feel is looking spiffy in his white tuxedo.
On April 21, at a press event for the drama “Angry Mom,” Kim Hee Sun talks about what it’s like to be paired with a co-star that’s sixteen years her junior.
Kim Hee Sun stars in the show as a mom who goes back to high school in order to defend her daughter against school bullies. Her character’s love interest is a guy in her daughter’s class, who is played by Ji Soo.
Kim Hee Sun was born in 1977, while Ji Soo was born in 1993.
On April 21st, the production team of KBS 2TV "Producers" revealed a video clip on their official website.
The revealed video showed the two leading actors Cha Tae-hyeon and Kim Kim Soo-hyeon-I having a meeting prior to the main filming begins.
Cha Tae-hyeon first mentioned that Kim Soo-hyeon-I is returning to the small screen after a long break since "My Love from the Star". And then he asked, "I guess you really liked the idea working with write Park Ji-eun (of "My Love from the Star") again. What made you to accept the offer for this drama?"
Actor Kim Jae Won, who is making a long-awaited comeback to the small screen with current MBC Monday-Tuesday drama “Hwajung,” is featured in a new pictorial and interview with fashion magazine SURE.
During the interview, he talks about taking on his first villain role ever, namely Injo, the 16th King of the Joseon Dynasty.
Kim Jae Won reveals that he’s been doing his homework, analyzing and interpreting historical records to try and figure out who the historical Injo might have been like, “It’s iffy to portray [Injo] as cool and charismatic just because he is a king. In the historical records, Injo is not exactly a character that is overflowing with charisma. I am contemplating a lot on this at the moment.”
SBS variety show “Running Man” has spoken up about their mistake on the latest episode of the program.
On the April 19 broadcast, “Running Man” member Ji Suk Jin was caught on camera smoking an e-cigarette in the corner, while the other members played the game. Some viewers voiced their concern regarding this matter after the episode has aired.
On this issue, a representative from SBS told the media, “We missed it because the scene was so short. It was our mistake.”
The ending party for KBS 2TV"s Monday & Tuesday drama, "Blood" took place in the afternoon on April 21st in a restaurant in Yeoido, Seoul.
Ahn Jae-hyeon is arriving at the party.
"Blood" is a fantasy medical drama depicting the adventures and romance by a vampire doctor. Although Ahn Jae-hyeon, Koo Hye-seon and Ji Jin-hee starred in the drama, it has suffered from the low viewership rating all the way through. Also the drama has left the bitter-sweet taste behind as the level of the completeness of the drama as well as actors" acting performance has been controversial.
After going through much discussion, the final cast for MBC"s upcoming drama "Scholar Who Walks The Night" has been confirmed.
The officials of the drama stated,"Lee Jun Ki, Lee Yoo Bi, TVXQ"s Changmin, Kim So Eun have been confirmed for "Scholar Who Walks The Night and they already met with the director last weekend. The first script reading with the full cast will take place this week".
Aside from Lee Jun Ki and Changmin who were revealed to play as the mysterious vampire and the crown prince respectively, Lee Yoo Bi will take the lead role as the noblewoman who cross-dresses herself to sell books due to the downfall of her family. Kim So Eun will play a character who isn"t included in the original manhwa, a noblewoman who is engaged to the crown prince.
"Scholar Who Walks The Night" will follow "Agreeably Warm" and broadcast in July. READ MORE
Chinese top star Jackie Chan held an outdoor food truck event for actress Kim Hee-seon.
Actress Kim Hee-seon attended the outdoor food truck event held at Yeouido MBC for the Wednesday & Thursday drama, "Angry Mom".
The event has been prepared by Kim Hee-seon and her close friend Jacky Chan. They haeve been keeping the close friendship since they appeared in a same project previously. Although Jacky Chan could not attend the event, he sent a video message to the venue. Kim Hee-seon watched the video message at the event and could not hide her happiness.
Name: 이희진 / Lee Hee Jin
Profession: Actress, singer
Blood type: A
Star sign: Pisces
Big (KBS2, 2012) (cameo)
Protect the Boss (SBS, 2011)
The Greatest Love (MBC, 2011)
It’s Okay, Daddy’s Girl (SBS, 2010)
Lee Hee Jin was formerly in Baby VOX; she was a member of the group from 1997 to 2006.
"Running Man" star Ji Suk Jin was recently under fire when footage of the star smoking an e-cigarette was accidentally broadcasted on the April 19 episode.
Representatives of Ji Suk Jin defended the variety star and stated, "The troubled incident was from footage when they were on a break that went on air. He didn"t think that it would go on air, so he used his electric cigarette. We are deeply apologetic [for the trouble]. Whatever the reason may be, the scene that shouldn"t have been aired was broadcasted, so we are very apologetic towards the viewers. We will pay closer attention during filming."
Fashion magazine, "marie claire" May issue revealed a pictorial starring Sin Se-kyeong.
Her intense red lip color boosts Sin Se-kyeong"s glamorous beauty. Unlike the charismatic presence in the pictorial, people said the pictorial shooting set was full of laughter thanks to her cheerful and considerate attitudes.
SBS Wednesday & Thursday drama, "The Girl Who Sees Smells" was ranked top in the drama section of Contents Power. Park Yoo-chun and Sin Se-kyeong have been presenting the excellent acting performances. The drama is aired at 10 PM every Wednesday and Thursday.
The siblings well-known for their fortunate genes in the enterainment industry, Sandara Park and Cheondung showed off their stylish fashion sense in a pictorial.
In the fashion pictorial collaborated by the contemporary French brand, The Kooples and fashion magazine W Korea, Sandara Park wore the butterfly print dress with a tuxedo jacket draped over her shoulders. She showed off her own unique whimsical appeals to match her name as a leading actress to have recently appeared in the web-drama, "Dr. Ian".
Added episodes 17 and 18 captures for the Korean drama "Blue Bird Nest" (2015)Directed by Ji Byeong-hyeonWritten by Choi Hyeon-kyeongNetwork : KBSWith Lee Joon-hyeok, Chae Soo-bin, Lee Sang-yeob, Kyeong Soo-jin, Choi Myeong-gil, Jeong Jae-soon,...50 episodes - Sat, Sun 19:55SynopsisA drama about the development of youth and families who expand beyond blood-relations.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2015/02/21
Added episodes 11 and 12 captures for the Korean drama "Super Daddy Yeol" (2015)Directed by Song Hyeon-wookWritten by Network : tvNWith Lee Dong-geon, Lee Yoo-ri, Seo Ye-ji, Lee Re, Seo Joon-yeong, Kang Nam-gil,...16 episodes - Fri, Sat 20:30Also known as "Super Daddy 10"SynopsisA drama about the worst single guy and the last single mother.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2015/03/13
Jung Yong Hwa has a sense of humor. He likes to make jokes on variety shows, to joke around on set and he can deliver funny scenes in rom coms.
He has even attempted to be funny in English. And now he may try another language. The CNBLUE singer and actor will appear on the fourth season of the Chinese sketch comedy show "Diors Man." He will play a friend of the show"s host Da Peng.
It"s not known whether he will have to speak Chinese or whether there will be subtitles.