SBS' 'Late Night Restaurant' May Satisfy Our Hunger For Visual, Culinary Feasts

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SBS' 'Late Night Restaurant' May Satisfy Our Hunger For Visual, Culinary Feasts
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SBS is preparing to satisfy Korea"s craving for culinary-focused shows with its upcoming weekend drama, "Late Night Restaurant."

The drama combines the hazy, muted cinematography of "Heard it Through the Grapevine" with the close-up shots of traditional Korean food that has helped to popularize tvN"s "Let"s Eat" series. While it does not appear to incorporate mukbang or eating-on-camera scenes, "Late Night Restaurant" has the potential to be a visual feast.

Director Han Sa Min criticized for seemingly shunning 2PM”s “My House” MV to film Big Bang”s “Sober”

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Director Han Sa Min criticized for seemingly shunning 2PM”s “My House” MV to film Big Bang”s “Sober”
There are rumors that the director who turned down JYP Entertainment and 2PM"s MV filming is the same one who produced Big Bang"s latest comeback MV for "Sober," resurfacing previous controversy in regards to the sudden cancellation of 2PM"s comeback MV filming.


It appears 2PM"s initial June comeback plan was to start filming their MV on May 15, but due to an abrupt canceling from their MV staff, the group"s comeback plans were consequently delayed.


Psy to Appear on “Super Idol” as Guest Judge and Mentor

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Psy to Appear on “Super Idol” as Guest Judge and Mentor

Singer Psy will be appearing on an episode of Korea and China’s collaboration program “Super Idol.”

Psy’s representative told the media on July 2, “He has completed recording an episode of ‘Super Idol.’ He participated as a guest judge, and he gave advice to the contestants as a mentor as well.”

Previous reported guest judges on the show include HaHa, known for his appearances on “Running Man” and “Infinity Challenge,” as well as Lyn, famous for her OST songs for “My Love From the Stars.”

[Spoiler] “Masked Prosecutor” Kim Seon-ah uncovers all the truth behind the mask

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[Spoiler] “Masked Prosecutor” Kim Seon-ah uncovers all the truth behind the mask

The 14th episode of KBS 2TV"s Wednesday & Thursday drama showed how Yoo Min-hee (Kim Seon-ah) was figuring it out that the masked man was Ha Dae-cheol (Joo Sang-wook).

When Yoo Min-hee found out Ha Dae-cheol"s father was Jeong Do-seong (Park Yeong-gyoo), she could piece the story together and figured it out exactly how Ha Dae-cheol ended up wearing the mask.

Yoo Min-hee went to see Ha Dae-cheol and asked him straightforwardly, "You must be the mask". When Ha Dae-cheol was about to say something, Seo Ri-na (Hwang Seon-hee) quickly appeared and said, "Boss is looking for you", in order to help him get out of the trouble.

'Scholar Who Walks The Night' Teases Romance With Joseon Vampires

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'Scholar Who Walks The Night' Teases Romance With Joseon Vampires


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On July 1, MBC released the second thrilling teaser for the upcoming supernatural period series, "Scholar Who Walks the Night."

The video highlights the beaming personality of Lee Yoo Bi as Jo Yang Sun, a nobleman who falls from grace when her father is wrongfully named a traitor.


Lee Yoo Bi has increased her profile since her debut in the 2011 contemporary supernatural drama, "Vampire Idol," which starred Kim Woo Bin and Lee Soo Hyuk. Her comedic portrayal of intrepid reporter Yoon Yoo Rae in "Pinocchio" paired with her hilarious turn as Yunho"s little sister in "Twenty," set the precedent for her role in "Scholar Who Walks the Night."

Lee Joon Wants To Play Even Scarier Roles

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Lee Joon Wants To Play Even Scarier Roles

 

Lee Joon got to explore his dark side when he played the deranged barista Ryu Tae Oh in the drama "Gapdong." He was pleased when he won praise for his role but he"s not done taking scary-crazy roles just yet.

To prepare for his "GapDong" role, he said he looked at videos of dangerous mentally ill patients and then tried to copy their facial expressions.

"I practiced so I could convey "Ryu Tae Oh"s feelings with my facial expressions alone," Lee said in an interview with enewsworld. "I worked hard to relax my facial muscles and to be able to use the muscles that I"m not used to using. I tried to focus on each scene. When I was practicing, I repeated the same scene over and over again until I could express the feelings."

BTS Announces Release of Summer Package With Goofy Vacation Vlog

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BTS Announces Release of Summer Package With Goofy Vacation Vlog

BTS has announced the release of “2015 Summer Package in Kota Kinabalu” with a goofy vacation vlog.

The video follows the boys of BTS around on their adventures in beautiful Kota Kinabalu. There are clips of individual interviews with the members, and of the boys just being their usual selves, poking fun at each other and fooling around. The group does classic vacation-y things together like banana boating, parasailing, chilling by the pool, oh, and letting huge snakes wrap themselves around you (J-Hope‘s expression though!).

Roundtable: Who Would Your WGM Partner Be?

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Roundtable: Who Would Your WGM Partner Be?
Roundtable: Who Would Your WGM Partner Be? Written by Seoulbeats On July 2, 2015

We Got Married (WGM) is that one TV guilty pleasure that has managed to stay afloat for many years. The show is also magnet for trouble for the cast as audiences for some reason continue to have a hard time believing the show is not real. In its latest recasting, the show has brought on BtoB’s Sungjae and Red Velvet’s Joy as one couple, and Oh Min-seok and Kang Ye-won as the other.

10 romance dramas you can revisit as a bored and broke K-Drama fan this summer

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10 romance dramas you can revisit as a bored and broke K-Drama fan this summer
Now that school is officially out of session for most students--except for those poor souls who are stuck taking summer classes--you know what you have to do! No, not sleep in, go to the beach, or hold a grand barbecue cookout, you silly! It"s time to quench your "Hallyu thirst" with all the K-Pop comebacks of the summer and hole yourself up in your room for a long-awaited K-Drama marathon.


As someone who once was a broke student on a budget (ah, the good times when eating out at Applebee"s was an event to look forward to), I have learned to be resourceful and find ways to satiate my Korean Wave mania in the least prodigal way possible. During those destitute days when I had nary a penny to my name, I always turned to Amazon.

Girls' Generation To Kick Off Comeback Promotions With 'Party' Webcast

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Girls' Generation To Kick Off Comeback Promotions With 'Party' Webcast


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The members of popular SM Entertainment girl group Girls" Generation will countdown to the release of their new single "Party" through a live webcast. 

Girls" Generation will hold an event titled "Girls" Generation"s Party @ Banyan Tree" on July 7 at Banyan Tree Club & Spa Seoul. The event will also be aired live through Naver Starcast starting 8 PM KST. During the event, Girls" Generation will perform their new track "Party" and also release its music video.

[Spoiler] Added episode 8 captures for the Korean drama “High Society”

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[Spoiler] Added episode 8 captures for the Korean drama “High Society”

Added episode 8 captures for the Korean drama "High Society" (2015)Directed by Choi Yeong-hoonWritten by Ha Myeong-heeNetwork : SBSWith Seong Joon, UEE, Hyung Sik, Lim Ji-yeon, Yoon Joo-sang, Ko Doo-sim,...Mon, Tue 22:00Formerly known as "A Chaebol"s Daughter" (재벌의 딸, jae-beol-eui ddal) and "True Romance" (트루 로맨스, teu-ru ro-maen-seu) and also known as "The Privileged".SynopsisA love story between a woman, who is looking for a man who can love her although she is not wealthy, and an indigent man, who thinks love is simply a tool that the ruling class uses in order to control the people under them.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2015/06/08

SISTAR's Bora Is Casual And Feminine In InStyle

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SISTAR's Bora Is Casual And Feminine In InStyle

SISTAR"s Bora brought glamor to a football field for the July issue of InStyle. In the outdoor pictorial, the idol combined sporty apparel with evening pieces to creating interesting contrasting combinations. Her wardrobe included an MSGM orange-lining dress, ANDY & DEBB exercise shorts, and a beautiful lace skirt by Sakai, to name a few items.

Among Bora"s affordable apparel pieces, there was a J.W. Anderson short sleeve polo shirt. The midnight blue top has a folded-over collar and white lining on the rims. It can be yours here at ShopBop and can be seen below in greater detail.

Which Acting Idol Is Your Favorite? [Poll]

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Which Acting Idol Is Your Favorite? [Poll]


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A recent report published by the Korean outlet ize compared the acting skills of several acting idols including Park Hyung Sik of ZE:A, BtoB"s Yook Sungjae, and D.O. of EXO.

Park is praised for his performance as Yoo Chang Soo, a tempestuous heir who has fallen in love with part-time worker Lee Ji Yi (Lim Ji Yeon). He has been depicted as the baby soldier in the variety show, "Real Men" and continued this youthful image through his role as Jo Myung Soo in "The Heirs" and as Cha Dal Bong in the KBS2 family drama, "What Happens to My Family?"

Nine Muses talk about their delayed comeback and the girl group battle

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Nine Muses talk about their delayed comeback and the girl group battle

The showcase for Nine Muses" new summer album, "9Muses S/S Edition," took place on July 7 where they gave their thoughts on returning to the stage.


The girls said, "We"re promoting for the first time in six months since our song, "Drama"; it had gotten more delayed than we thought it would, so that"s a big shame.  We think there were many different complicated situations.  We worried a lot about making our comeback high quality.  We"re excited to be able to show our prepared selves."

BIGBANG Wrapped Up in Plagiarism Speculations Concerning “Sober”

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BIGBANG Wrapped Up in Plagiarism Speculations Concerning “Sober”

BIGBANG has been wrapped up in plagiarism speculations concerning their latest song “Sober.”

Namely, some netizens have been raising doubts about the originality of the song citing its similarity to U.K. pop band The Wanted‘s “Glad You Came,” which was released in August of 2011. There has been pushback by other netizens claiming that the two songs don’t sound similar at all.

The specific part of “Sober” that is at issue is the hook, arguably the most important part of any pop song as it’s what catches the ear of the listener. Netizens are claiming that the hook of “Sober” (1:01-1:15) sounds all too similar to the hook of “Glad You Came” (1:04-1:19).

TEEN TOP”s L.Joe reads lines for lead part in new web drama “Magic Lamp”

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TEEN TOP”s L.Joe reads lines for lead part in new web drama “Magic Lamp”
TEEN TOP"s L.Joe has officially started up production for the upcoming web drama "Magic Lamp"!

 

On July 2, T.O.P Media revealed photos of L.Joe at the official script reading for his first ever leading role. As previously mentioned, the web drama is a fantasy romantic comedy starring L.Joe, who will play the character of Gong Byung Man, an innocent guy who has one-sided feelings for a character named Sori played by actress Kang Sung Ah.

Gong Byung Man, who has never dated in his life, finds a magic lamp that will grant him 3 wishes, and he uses the opportunity to get the girl of his dreams.

Stay tuned!





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[Spoiler] Added episode 24 captures for the Korean drama “Splendid Politics”

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[Spoiler] Added episode 24 captures for the Korean drama “Splendid Politics”

Added episode 24 captures for the Korean drama "Splendid Politics" (2015)Directed by Kim Sang-ho-IWritten by Kim In-yeongNetwork : MBCWith Cha Seung-won, Lee Yeon-hee, Kim Jae-won, Seo Kang-joon, Han Juwan, Jo Seong-ha,...50 episodes - Mon, Tue 22:00Formerly known as "Hwajeong" on HanCinemaSynopsisA drama about Princess Jeong Myeong, who is born as a noble, disguises herself as someone dead in the struggle for authority.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2015/04/13

“We Broke Up” starring Dara and Kang Seung Yoon reveals behind-the-scenes video

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“We Broke Up” starring Dara and Kang Seung Yoon reveals behind-the-scenes video

Web drama "We Broke Up" starring 2NE1"s Dara and WINNER"s Kang Seung Yoon has revealed its first behind-the-scenes video!



If you"ve been loving series so far, this new footage gives you an idea of what goes on in between takes. Ever since it was announced that Dara and Kang Seung Yoon would be playing love interests, fans have been curious about their chemistry, and they can finally see what happens offscreen.

Check it out above! Are you watching "We Broke Up"?

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Don't Let The Drama Title "My Beautiful Bride" Fool You

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Don't Let The Drama Title "My Beautiful Bride" Fool You

 

The title of "My Beautiful Bride" might incline a drama viewer to think that it was going to be a romantic comedy complete with sparkling engagement rings and weddings under a flowery bower.

And while there is a sparkling engagement ring, the drama is a far cry from a romantic comedy. It"s a dark, engaging thriller about a bride who disappears just after she accepts her lover"s proposal.

On the surface, Yoon Joo Young, played by Go Sung Hee, seems like the perfect woman. That"s why Kim Moo Yul"s character Kim Do Hyung proposes to her.  And he seems like Mr. Right. He is sweet, conscientious, and devoted. He has a good job at a bank.

A Pink spotted at Haeundae Beach in Busan for MV additional filming

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A Pink spotted at Haeundae Beach in Busan for MV additional filming

A Pink is gearing up for their upcoming comeback this month.

On July 2nd, A Pink was spotted on a sailboat at Haeundae Beach in Busan, with all the membes dressing in matching white outfits. The photos were quickly spreaded through SNS and have become a hot topic among fans.

According to the officials, A Pink went to Haeundae Beach for the additional filming for their upcoming MV, with the reason "to improve the completeness of the music video".

Meanwhile, A Pink will be releasing a new album on July 16th.


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