“My Brilliant Life’s” Kang Dong Won, Song Hye Gyo and Their Son Take a Family Snapshot

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Stars of the soon-to-be-released film, “My Brilliant Life,” posed for a family photo together.

Recently, a shot of “My Brilliant Life’s” lead characters was revealed on social media. The caption reads, “D-5 to the opening, Kang Dong Won, Song Hye Gyo and Areum outing! At the Yongsan CGV, they have gathered at the premiere’s stage for a greeting. The family with Areum got together for the first time in public.”

The picture shows the actors in an affectionate, family-like pose, with Kang Dong Won’s arms around Song Hye Gyo and their young son Areum, serving up soft smiles for the camera.

Those who have seen the photo have noted the cast’s chemistry, particularly of Kang Dong Won and Song Hye Gyo

Davichi pull out their magical ballad vocals on “Immortal Song 2″

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Davichi pulled out their trademark magic ballad vocals on the August 30th "Million seller" special of "Immortal Song 2".



The duo covered Jo Sung Mo"s hit song "Do You Know", which was originally released in 2000. Both Kang Min Young and Lee Hae Ri didn"t disappoint with their performance, and their powerful voices definitely moved the audience.

In the end, Davichi weren"t able to take the final trophy from Seo In Young.

WINNER releases “Color Ring” Japanese MV

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Starting their Japanese promotions for their debut album “2014 S/S,” WINNER has released their second music video for “Color Ring.”

Just hours after unveiling the Japanese promotional video, or music video, for “Empty,” WINNER has released the Japanese music video for “Color Ring.”

Member Kang Seungyoon partook in the composition and as the main producer of “Color Ring,” a catchy pop ballad track that features a gentle guitar rift.

WINNER will be releasing “2014 S/S -Japan Collection-” on September 10.

Source: WINNER

WINNER release Japanese version of “Color Ring” MV

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WINNER released the Japanese version of their "Color Ring" MV!



The "Color Ring" (Japanese Ver.) MV features a different order of scenes from the original MV and lets fans listen to the song in a different "color" with their heartfelt vocals. As mentioned previously, leader Kang Seung Yoon took part in composing the song which has been ranking high on music charts.


WINNER also mentioned that they were going to reach out to fans in Japan as well and accordingly, they will release their Japanese debut album "2014 S/S -Japan Collection-" on September 10. For more details, check out their official Japanese website here!


Film Review: Song Hye Kyo and Kang Dong Won’s ‘My Palpitating Life’

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The recently released movie "My Palpitating Life" tells a story of a young couple who gives birth to a child with congenital progeria. In this film, which is based on a novel of the same name written by Kim Ae Ran, tells a story of the young couple, portrayed by actress Song Hye Kyo and actor Kang Dong Won. The book of the same name by writer Kim Ae Ran was sold 1.4 million copies in the first three months of its publication.

"My Palpitating Life" is a movie directed by popular filmmaker Lee Jae Yong. Actress Song Hye Kyo and actor Kang Dong Won star as a married couple with a child with progeria, and tell the story of parents who had their first child at the ages of seventeen, and their seventeen year old son who is preparing to say good bye to the world. Kang Dong Won and Song Hye Kyo have starred in "Love For Sale" together three years ago, which was a finale piece of the Busan International Film Festival directed by Jang Joon Hwan

Uhm Taewoong shares a selca of his wife and himself

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Actor Uhm Taewoong uploaded an adorable selca of his wife Yoon Hyejin and himself on his personal Instagram.

Actor Uhm Taewoong, who married Yoon Hyejin in January of last year, has consistently been uploading photos of him and his wife since taking their vows.

On August 29, he uploaded a cute photo on Instagram where he is wearing a snapback and a pouty face while his wife puts on a natural smile. With this photo he wrote, “Should I or should I not.”

Fans who have seen this photo commented, “What are you concerned about?,” “This couple is my role-model,” and “Whatever it is, cheer up!”

Meanwhile, Uhm Taewoong had finished filming his last drama JTBC “Can we love?” in March, and he is currently reviewing his next film and drama

WINNER releases promotional video for “2014 S/S Japan Collection”

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WINNER is going to debut in Japan this September 10 with an album entitled "2014 S/S Japan Collection", and WINNER released a promotional clip through their official YouTube channel.
Watch below:



The album will be in CD+DVD and CD only editions. Below is the track list:

1.GO UP
2.EMPTY
3.COLOR RING
4.DON"T FLIRT
5.LOVE IS A LIE
6.CONFESSION (TAE HYUN Solo)
7.BUT
8.DIFFERENT
9.TONIGHT
10.SMILE AGAIN
11.JUST ANOTHER BOY
[Bonus Track]
12.I"M HIM (MIN HO Solo) *

written by: [email protected]
SOURCE: WINNER YouTube

Girls” Generation”s Jessica sees the sights in Prague on trip for “CeCi” photo shoot

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Girls" Generation"s Jessica shared photos of the sights she"s seen during her trip to Prague for "CeCi" magazine.

 

On August 29, Jessica posted photos to her Weibo with the simple message, "Prague," to let fans know what she"s been up to. Despite the idol"s relaxed look in the candid photos, her natural style and smile make them look like they could be part of the magazine shoot.

The Girls" Generation member left for Prague on the 26th to take photos for "CeCi" magazine.



“Yi Sun-sin is my teacher”: admiral comes to life on comic book pages

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The cover of Onrie Kompan"s graphic novel about Admiral Yi. In total, 33,000 copies of the constituent comic books have been sold in the U.S. (image courtesy of Onrie Kompan)

"People must understand that nothing is impossible. When you put your mind to something, you can achieve anything. Yi Sun-sin is a living testament to this belief".So said Onrie Kompan, a 31-year-old U.S. comic book creator living in Chicago. He made the four-volume comic book miniseries "Yi Soon Shin: Warrior and Defender" about the life of Admiral Yi, as he was impressed with the military man"s story after watching a TV historical drama "The Immortal Yi Soon Shin" about the admiral when he was in college. A total of 12 comic books, all of it printed in color, have been published. The first series" graphic novel narrates the story of Admiral Yi who fought in the bloody war that began with the Japanese invasion of Korea in the late 16th century

KARA releases BTS photos from “Mamma Mia” MV

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KARA releases some of the BTS photos from their music video of "Mamma Mia.".
In early August, KARA returned with their new member Heo Youngji with their latest album "DAY & NIGHT."
See all photos here.





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Self-confessed Ailee fans make it on the early rounds of “Superstar K6″

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Gollayan/Cercado sisters (aka MICA) from the Philippines are self-confessed Ailee fans. On the video below, MICA revealed that they really admire the voice and talent of Ailee. They said, “For us, she’s like the Beyonce of Korea. All of it was so perfect like the costumes. We idolize her."

When it"s their time to perform on stage, the four Filipino sisters were shocked and emotional when they saw Ailee sitting as one of the four judges. They said, "We didn’t know that she’s one of the judges. We’ve been watching her videos on YouTube and now we’re here."


After their performance of their version of Ailee"s "U&I," Ailee commented, “I was really, really impressed by the fact that you guys had harmonized everything, had everything on point

Orange Caramel reveal BTS footage from their “My Copycat” MV

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Orange Caramel have revealed a bit of what went on behind the scenes on the set of their music video for "My Copycat".



The clip shows the set of the group"s adorable, quirky MV, which had the theme "Find Orange Caramel". The entire MV was shot as a find-Waldo or a find-the-difference-in-the-photos concept.

Check out the BTS clip above!

Incheon games to show “One Asia with Korean beauty”

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Director Im Kwon-taek (left) explains his concepts for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Incheon Asian Games 2014 at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, on August 27.

"We will present a festival where all can enjoy, with sympathy and harmony", said Im Kwon-taek, one of Korea"s top filmmakers, who will supervise and produce both the opening and closing ceremonies. Director Im was speaking during a press conference held at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, on August 27. "We have seen large-scale ceremonies for international sporting events hosted by superpowers. With the Incheon Asian Games ceremonies, however, we will differentiate from that model by putting on a gala with wit, humor and ideas which all Asian countries can enjoy", he added.

The press conference was attended by two famous moviemakers -- Im Kwon-taek and Jang Jin -- who are in charge of producing both the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as Second Vice Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Chong and clothing designer Rhee You-sook

WINNER reveals PV of “Empty” Japanese version

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WINNER is going "all-in" in promotions as they announce their nearing Japanese debut.

A notice is posted on YGEX Japanese website about the details and jacket photos of WINNER"s Japanese debut album. The tracks are basically the Japanese version of their Korean album adding two more "Go Up", which is the opening act they perform during BIGBANG JAPAN DOME TOUR last year and "Just Another Boy". Below is the track list:

1.GO UP
2.EMPTY
3.COLOR RING
4.DON"T FLIRT
5.LOVE IS A LIE
6.CONFESSION (TAE HYUN Solo)
7.BUT
8.DIFFERENT
9.TONIGHT
10.SMILE AGAIN
11.JUST ANOTHER BOY
[Bonus Track]
12.I"M HIM (MIN HO Solo) *

The Japanese album "2014 S/S Japan Collection" will be released on September 10 in CD+DVD and CD only editions.

On August 29th, WINNER uploaded a video on their official YouTube channel

Super Junior reveals they don’t mind losing popularity to EXO

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In the press conference held for the release of their 7th album, “MAMACITA”, Super Junior revealed their thoughts on the rising popularity of their junior labelmates, EXO.

When asked if they ever felt threatened by EXO’s popularity, leader Leeteuk said, “Rather than feeling threatened, we are actually quite happy to see them doing so well. I was the MC at EXO’s debut showcase, and also watched them win first place from the living halls (when I was in the army). When they achieved first place, I felt good too."

I strongly believe that no one can be number one forever, and no one can be in last place forever. Rather than who wins over whom, being able to have promotions together is a better thing," he said.

It would be nice if people remembered we are the seniors and gave us slightly better treatment!" he joked

Jang Na Ra shares photos of her equally cute older brother

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Jang Na Ra proved that baby faces run in her family by sharing photos of her older and equally adorable brother.



She posted to Twitter on August 29, "Out with Oppa. My Oppa can"t keep his hands steady," referring to the slightly blurry photos above. Fans were surprised to find that Jang Na Ra"s brother also had an extremely young face, which the actress has become known for.

Fans commented, "Jang Na Ra"s face hasn"t changed since her debut," "Daebak, her brother has even more of a baby face," "They totally look alike," "I can"t believe they"re in their 30s," and more.

Jang Na Ra is currenly starring in the MBC Wed-Thurs drama "Fated to Love You".

'Fated to Love You' Jang Hyuk's Emoticons Revealed

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"Fated to Love You" Jang Hyuk"s emoticons appeared.

On August 21st, MBC Wednesday/Thursday drama "Fated to Love You", there were 40 emoticons of Gun that was released on Kakaotalk.

In the released emoticons, there is a picture of "Fated to Love You - It"s Me, Lee Gun" as Lee Gun"s character is perfected by Jang Hyuk"s chic yet comical faces. There are a thousand different faces portrayed because his expressions can range drastically from one extreme to the next..

On the page "Fated to Love You - It"s Me, Lee Gun", this is the first piece that was made using the MBC drama"s emoticons. One of the staff members who created the emoticon said, "Until now, people have been constantly asking for the emoticons to be released of Gun. Gun"s emoticons are different than other star emoticons and this is also the emoticons in the character

Shinhwa give EXO tips on how to do well on variety shows on “EXO 90:2014″

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EXO met up with variety show kings Shinhwa, so of course, they couldn"t leave without getting some pointers from the veteran idol group on "EXO 90:2014"!




Chen recalled how he grew up watching Shinhwa on TV, "I grew up watching "X-Man" and "Love Letter". Honestly, we are still lacking in variety skills. But at that time, Shinhwa was everywhere on variety shows. I want to learn what one needs to be good at variety shows."


Minwoo gave his advice, "The most important thing is that you leave a history [of footage] when you do something funny. So don"t be afraid of that "dark past"." After showing a screen capture of Hyesung"s cross-dressing on "SNL Korea", Minwoo commented, "That one-piece [that Hyesung was wearing] sold out in stores

“Running Man” to Discover the Horror of Theme Parks in Next Episode, Featuring Ailee, 2AM Seulong, Ji Chang Wook, and More

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Tomorrow’s (August 31) episode of SBSRunning Man” has a motley arrangement of stars visiting the show, including Lee Sung Jae, Song Eun Yi, g.o.d‘s Kim Tae Woo, Skull, Ailee, 2AM‘s Im Seulong, and Ji Chang Wook. Each of the guests will then be paired with a member of the “Running Man” cast, for “Number Race 2 – 1470.”

The “Running Man” members will be traveling to theme parks all over Korea, going on a search for their partners, hidden at the various parks. Once partnered up, they will embark on a thrilling parade of missions, testing their stomachs on the various rides, sure to be a thing of horror for some of the members

Jay Park reveals what he looks for in a woman + how he acts around a crush

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Singer Jay Park had a lot to say on the August 29 edition of JTBC"s "Witch Hunt". He opened up about what he looked for in the opposite gender and how he acted around a woman he liked.




He said, "For me, I think because I came from America, I find the butt and hips important. I also like smiles. I have an obsession with teeth. I like people who have a bright smile like Kim Yuna. I find it more important to have good body proportions than big boobs."


Sung Si Kyung also asked Jay Park, "Are you the type to flirt with a woman if you have interest in her?"


Jay Park revealed, "When I was younger, I was so shy that I could not even speak to her