Actor Lee Jun Ki has been confirmed for MBC‘s new Wednesday/Thursday drama, “The Scholar Who Walks the Night.”
On April 2, Lee Jun Ki’s management company Namoo Actors said, “Lee Jun Ki has been offered the male lead role for ‘The Scholar Who Walks the Night,’ which is set to air in July, and has confirmed his casting.”
Lee Jun Ki will play a beautiful and seductive vampire scholar named Kim Sung Yeol in this historical drama set in the Joseon Dynasty.
Added episode 1 for the Korean drama "The Girl Who Sees Smells"
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"The Girl Who Sees Smells" (2015) Directed by Baek Soo-chan Written by Lee Hee-myeong Network : SBS With Park Yoo-chun, Sin Se-kyeong, Nam Goong-min, Yoon Jin-seo, Kim So-hyeon-I, Choi Tae-joon,... 20 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00 Also known as "The Girl Who Can See Smell" and "Sensory Couple" Synopsis Based on a web-toon of the same title, depicting a story about a man who cannot feel any senses after losing his younger sister through the "Barcode murder case" three years ago, and a girl who has a supersense and survived the same incident, but lost all of her memories before the event. Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2015/04/01
Winner′s Nam Tae Hyun, Seo Min Ji, ToppDogg′s Sangdo and More Hold Scrpt Reading for ′Girl of Midnight′
Winner′s Nam Tae Hyun has taken his first steps as an actor.
On April 2, photos of the first script reading of MBC every1′s Girl of Midnight (translated) were revealed.
Girl of Midnight is romantic comedy music drama about the main character, Gong Ji Dan, who dreams of becoming a superstar. He coincidentally becomes in charge of a karaoke business, allowing him to grow as a singer. This will be Nam Tae Hyun′s acting debut.
Louis Quatorze, as a follow-up to their recent pictorial with Girls’ Generation unit TaeTiSeo, shot a video with the three beautiful ladies – as well they should – in keeping with the concept of glamour, which they released a teaser for on April 2 KST.
In the teaser, Taeyeon, Tiffany, and Seohyun, who make a stunning entrance to a party, are suddenly taken by surprise. The mystery of what happens will be unveiled in the full video, which is coming soon, says Louis Quatorze on YouTube.
Seulgi of girl group Red Velvet recently revealed herself to be a fan of actor Ji Sung after watching the drama “Kill Me, Heal Me.”
On the April 1 live radio broadcast of SBS Power FM’s “Lee Gook Joo’s Young Street,” Irene, Wendy, Joy, Yeri, and Seulgi appeared as guests.
During the radio show, the members were asked which one of them tends to fall in love the quickest, to which all of the members said, “The answer is too easy,” and pointed out Seulgi.
Actor Lee Joon-ki is starring in the new MBC drama "Night Strolling Scholar" as Kim Seong-yeol, a vampire scholar from the Joseon times.
Kim Seong-yeol is handsome and a master of literacy and martial arts. He dreams of a happy country with his political comrade and friend the Prince but loses his lover and friend in the whirlpool of fate and becomes a vampire. He hides the sorrow of losing his loved ones and stands against evil and lives a long time as the "night scholar".
With SBS′ Hyde, Jekyll, Me finished, SBS kicked off its new drama, Girl Who Sees Smells.
Girl Who Sees Smells began on April 1 with a rating of 5.6 percent, which was higher than Hyde, Jekyll, Me′s final rating of 4.3 percent.
While it placed third in the drama ranking, Girl Who Sees Smells showed potential to grow with great acting from the cast. Viewers have stated that they′ve never seen this side of Shin Se Kyung as she acted as the girl who sees smells after an accident changed everything about her life.
With all three dramas appearing quite promising, anticipation is on the rise to see how the drama rankings will change in the coming weeks.
Sulli continues to resume her activities through a couple pictorial with model Lee Chul Woo for “High Cut”
Sulli had given fans a happy surprise when she first appeared in "High Cut" a few weeks ago, after a long hiatus, and now she"s already back with another photospread for the magazine! At this rate, maybe we"ll soon hear about new projects from her with f(x) as well? Cross your fingers!
Sulli took on the couple look with model Lee Chul Woo, from "Korea"s Next Top Model". The two have quite the skinship going on, as they hold hands in one photo and he caresses her chin in another. In a solo shot, Sulli adorably makes herself into a bunny with her Birkenstocks.
Song Joong Ki, Song Hye Kyo, Jin Goo and Kim Ji Won have confirmed to appear in the drama, Descendants of the Sun (tentative).
Descendants of the Sun is a blockbuster melodrama about young soldiers and doctors who dream of love and success in extreme situations. Song Joong Ki will play Yoo Si Jin, the head of the elite special forces, while Song Hye Kyo will act as Kang Mo Yeon, a charming doctor.
Song Joong Ki will continue his military duties until May 26, and upon getting discharged, he will spend plenty of time to prepare before going into filming.
With Song Hye Kyo being called a ′hallyu goddess,′ with her exceptional acting talents that are known even in China, her addition to the drama has been raising expectations.
Jin Goo and Kim Ji Won, who are both actors that viewers can trust, have also joined the cast. Jin Goo will also be part of the elite special forces as the character Seo Dae Young. Kim Ji Won will play Yoon Myung Joo, a medical doctor.
Having created popular and cultural trends with each drama she writes, including Lovers in Paris, Lovers in Pargue, Secret Garden, A Gentleman′s Dignity and The Heirs, writer Kim Eun Sook will be co-writing Descendants of the Sun with writer Kim Won Seok, who penned The Queen′s Classroom.
The drama will be created 100 percent ahead of broadcast with a large-scale production with a sense of completeness and lots to look at. With Kim Eun Sook′s trademark drama charms, the drama is expected to deliver entertainment as well as move its audience emotionally.
Descendants of the Sun will begin filming after pre-production is completed. It will broadcast in the second half of 2015 through KBS.
Baek Ji Young invited M.I.B‘s Kangnam to join her as a featuring guest in a performance of her popular hit “Ear Candy.” They performed on the April 1 special live episode of MBC Music‘s “Show Champion.” The episode celebrated the fourteenth anniversary of MBC Plus Media, the company that owns MBC Music and several other MBC channels.
It"s always great to see idols support other artists in their company, just like SISTAR"s Hyorin and Soyu, who have released their piano cover version of K.Will"s new song "Growing"!
On April 2, Starship Entertainment uploaded the above video on their official YouTube channel, titled "HyorinXSoyu GROWING Piano Cover". Just like the title indicates, the two sexy ladies tone things down a notch, putting all the emphasis on their impressive vocal skills.
It has been reported that Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Gyo have confirmed their casting in the new KBS drama titled “The Descendant of the Sun.”
On April 2, the drama’s production company announced that the main cast will consist of Song Joong Ki, Song Hye Gyo, Jin Goo, and Kim Ji Won.
“The Descendant of the Sun” will be Song Joong Ki’s very first production following his upcoming discharge from the military this coming May 26, as well as Song Hye Gyo’s return to the small screen in about two years since “That Winter, The Wind Blows.”
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Spring has arrived in Korea and the cherry blossoms have started to emerge, conjuring images of romantic strolls through tree-lined streets.
The Korean outlet MBN recently conducted a survey with 1,217 people to determine which celebrities were the most popular choices for as partners for cherry blossom viewing. The survey reflected an interesting mix of celebrities, with female audiences selecting K-Drama stars over K-pop idols.
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April 1 marks one of the most humorous and dreaded holidays, April Fools’ Day. April Fools’ Day brings out the mischievous personalities of people who are normally not jokesters. that will startle K-Pop fans. Some K-Drama stars are notorious for their pranks, while several K-pop figures including YG Entertainment’s Yang Hyun Suk have received attention for their routine trolling of fans. Here are 5 ways that you deliver April Fools’ Day pranks to K-Drama and K-pop fans.
‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Star Ki Hong Lee Talks About His Role In The Series And ‘The Maze Runner’ [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]
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Korean-American actor Ki Hong Lee is one of the breakout stars of the infectious Netflix comedy,“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.” He portrays Dong Nguyen, an undocumented Vietnamese delivery man who aspires to gain U.S. citizenship, while trying to win the affection of Kimmy Schmidt. Created by “30 Rock” executive producers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” provides wry social commentary on issues like immigration, kidnapping, cults and New York City gentrification.
tvN"s upcoming drama "Ex-Girlfriend Club" has released some of the still cuts featuring Song Ji Hyo and Byun Yo Han.
The photos revealed the two sitting together on a couch with a yellow background, showing various poses and expressions. There"s also one still cut in which Byun Yo Han lying on Song Ji Hyo"s lap, showing their great chemistry together.
"Ex-Girlfriend Club" will be about a popular webtoonist(Byun Yo Han) who makes a webtoon based on his past girlfriend, and a director(Song Ji Hyo) who will be in charged of the webtoon-turned-movie adaption. It"s scheduled to be broadcast in May. READ MORE
Actors Song Joong-ki and Jin Goo, actresses Song Hye-kyo and Kim Ji-won-I are starring in the KBS 2TV drama "The Descendant of the Sun".
"The Descendant of the Sun" looks through the values of life through doctors and young soldiers who dream about love and success in a hostile environment. Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo take on the role of Special Forces dispatch troops leader Yoo Si-jin and attractive doctor Kang Mo-yeon.
EXO"s D.O reportedly to make his acting come back in KBS"s drama "Hello Monster".
According to the officials, D.O is currently positively considering to cameo in "Hello Monster". He is said to act as a young man in the lost memory of the male lead. He will also make his appearance only in the first two episodes of the drama.
If he accepts the role, it will be his return to the small screen after 6 months since his starring in SBS"s "It"s Ok, It"s Love" last September.
"Hello Monster" is a romance thriller telling the story of a dangerous man and a woman who hide their true feelings while solving crimes together. It"s scheduled to broadcast in June following "Who Are You - School 2015". READ MORE
It appears that the legal battles between Soul Shop Entertainment and artists Megan Lee and Kil Gun have now ended. At a press conference on April 1, Soul Shop founder and singer Kim Tae Woo announced that both Megan Lee and Kil Gun’s contracts will be formally terminated.
Last November, Megan Lee requested that the validity of her exclusive contract with Soul Shop be reviewed by the Seoul Central District Court. One of the reasons why she was calling for a nullification of her contract was that the company had signed her to a musical without her consent. In addition, she claimed that Kim Tae Woo’s wife, the management director of the company, had been verbally abusive to her.
Jin Se Yeon to possibly join Lee Jun Ki and Changmin for fantasy historical drama “Scholar Who Walks the Night”?
Actress Jin Se Yeon is the next candidate to join MBC"s fantasy-historical drama, "Scholar Who Walks the Night", which is about a scholar who is a vampire, and a woman who dresses as a man in order to hide her identity.
According to a flood of recent reports and reps, it appears so far that Lee Jun Ki and TVXQ"s Changmin are confirmed as the male leads while Jin Se Yeon might be the female lead paired up with the former. None of the actors" reps have so far stepped up to speak up about these reports, though, so stay tuned! Especially to see if Jin Se Yeon takes the part.