Actress Son Ye Jin talks about her dating rumors with "Shark" and "Pirates" co-star Kim Nam Gil.
In a recent interview with news portal "Starnews," actress Son Ye Jin talked about her upcoming film "Pirates," her movie co-star Kim Nam Gil, and the dating rumors surrounding the two of them.
On Kim Nam Gil"s personality off-screen, she said, "He"s just like Jang Sa Jung, his character in "Pirates". He seems cool, but in reality, he"s actually talkative and fun to be with. He"s also a bit clumsy, but he"s really friendly."
She continued, "The image he shows other people isn"t actually who he is. I"ve known him since our drama "Shark", so I"m really comfortable working with him. In this respect, I think he suits his character well
Happy Monday! As we start off the week groaning and moaning, here’s a short reminder that it could be worse. Just be happy you aren’t these K-drama actors.
Ever been slapped by kimchi? Well, be happy you aren’t actor Won Ki Joon in “Everybody Kimchi.”
Or Hyun Bin, who has a whole meal spit onto his face in “My Name is Kim Sam Soon.”
Or Yoo Jae Suk, who lost his pants on national TV for “Running Man.”
And his towel too.
Or Park Dong Bin, who just heard some very shocking news on “We Must Have Loved.”
Or Hong Kyung In, who picked on the wrong “village idiot” in “Secretly, Greatly
SBS variety program “Fashion King Korea 2” finally revealed its star-studded lineup.
In a group cast picture released by SBS were Clara, Sunmi, Yoon Jin Seo, Hong Jin Kyung, Kwang Hee of ZE:A, Jung Joon Young, and Block B members Zico and P.O. It is interesting to see how each cast member’s own unique style comes through with just this one photo.
“Fashion King Korea 2″ will see these celebrities pair up with a fashion designer to compete with each other. The fashion designers who will be on the show are Choi Bum Suk (General Idea), Ko Tae Yong (Beyond Closet), Han Sang Hyuk (Heich es Heich), Song Hye Myung (Dominic’s Way), Kwak Hyun Joo, and Vandal
Jiyeon and Shorry J will release a duet as the new OST for drama "Triangle".
According to the production team, Jiyeon, Shorry J and also F-ve Doll"s Seunghee gathered together and sang for the new OST called "Kiss and Cry". The song was previously premiered during the broadcast of the drama on July 25th. It is said to have a medium tempo of a Latin pop song and is produced by hits maker Cho Young Soo.
"Kiss and Cry" will be released at noon on July 29th.
Model-turned-actor Kim Young Kwang showed off his perfect abs in the latest issue of fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar.
On July 28, Bazaar released a few images from its photo shoot with Kim Young Kwang for its August issue. In one of the pictures from the black and white photo shoot, Kim Young Kwang’s perfectly sculpted abs could be seen. In another picture, he has a questioning look on his face, dressed in a simple white t-shirt.
Kim Young Kwang will play one of the main characters of upcoming tvN drama “Plus Nine Boys.” The drama is about the friendship between men whose age ends in nine, ranging from a nine year old kid to a 39-year-old man. Kim Young Kwang will play the 29-year-old Kang Jin Goo.
“Plus Nine Boys” will premiere on tvN on August 29
Boy trio JYJ released four photographs of its members in the recording studio yesterday as a preview for fans who are awaiting the group"s upcoming album. In one photo released yesterday, three members - Kim Jae-joong, Micky Yoochun and Kim Jun-su - are shown brainstorming ideas, with papers strewn across the table. Each was also photographed during the recording session.
"All three members have the same idea on what to say through their new album", said an official at the recording session, according to their agency CJeS Entertainment. "The album is worth waiting for because [the members] have put their best effort toward recording and delivering music that is not only filled with emotion, but is also comfortable".The group"s new album "Just Us" will be released on Tuesday through online music providers and offline outlets
Tony Ahn returned to the public eye after being away for some time following his gambling scandal. He appeared at the end of H.J.g.R‘s ”WISH” concert at the CGV theater in Cheongdam.
Tony Ahn greeted the audience, saying, “Hello, this is Tony Ahn. Actually, since this is my first time meeting everyone in a while, I worried a lot about what I was going to say. I couldn’t sleep at all.”
He also expressed his regrets about the gambling incident: “First of all, I would like to express my sincere apologies to my fans, my members, and the staff. It’s been a long time since my last filming schedule and being given a mic backstage, I thought that it has really been a long time since I’ve held a mic in my hand.”
He also told the audience that he wanted to take this opportunity to show everyone how apologetic he was and how he had reflected so much that he was not even able to watch the World Cup
Sojin will have her first MC challenge through MBC Music"s new variety show "Idol School".
According to MBC Music on July 28th, Sojin has been confirmed as the new MC for "Idol School" and she will be hosting along with Kim Yeon Woo and Jun Hyun Moo.
"Idol School" is said to be a show which will combine both games and music. About 3-4 teams of rookie idol singers will be invited on the show as guests and they will be competing each other through various games in order to find equipments to set up their own stage at the end.
The first episode will be premiered on August 19th at 6pm kst.
Miss A‘s Suzy will be making a guest appearance on SBS‘ popular variety show “Running Man.”
On July 28, a representative revealed that the idol is currently filming the episode in various locations around Seoul. She appears on the show as “The Representative Goddess of Hallyu.”
The episode will challenge the members to tour around Seoul by using public transportation. The producers have set up fun games for the cast to play at subway stations and other landmarks, making the episode even more entertaining. It has also been reported that Suzy is the only guest participating in this episode.
In the past, Suzy has charmed the viewers of “Running Man” with her bright personality and everlasting energy
On July 27, actress Lee Da Hae shared her thoughts about the MBC weekend drama “Hotel King” coming to an end on her personal Twitter account.
The actress wrote, “The last selca of ‘Hotel King’s’ Cha-Mo couple. We’re sad yet happy. I’m thankful for the love everyone has shown until now! Thank you so much to Dong Wook oppa. You were the greatest actor and I was happy to be able to act with you. Let’s meet again in another 10 years and let’s love again!”
Along with this message, Lee Da Hae posted up a series of photos of herself with her “Hotel King” co-star Lee Dong Wook. In the uploaded pictures, you can see the two of them together before shooting their final scene for the drama, which was a wedding scene, with the ocean acting as a beautiful backdrop
After having released her first video teaser for comeback song “Agape,” solo singer Zhang Liyin has now revealed a press release regarding her title track!
Previously, all that was known of her comeback music video was that it would include famous hoobae celebrities Tao, Victoria, and Song Jaerim. However, this recent press release uploaded via SM Entertainment’s official website gave more information for fans anticipating her summer comeback this year. Below is a translation of the Korean press release:
“The Chinese comeback of SM’s talented R&B singer Zhang Liyin!
-3rd single ‘Agape’ to be released via music portals on Saturday, August 2nd!
-f(x) Victoria & EXO Tao [have been] revealed in the music video teaser!
SM’s talented R&B singer Zhang Liyin is making a comeback with her third single ‘Agape
Lately, in celebration of various events, fandoms have been donating to charitable causes under their star’s name. Lee Seung Gi’s fans raised approximately 10,000 USD and created the “Lee Seung Gi Forest,” and Park Yoochun’s fans donated about 6,600 USD to World Vision under his name.
Recently, according to a Chinese entertainment media outlet, Kim Soo Hyun’s fans in China have done the same. In celebration of the seventh anniversary of the actor’s debut, fans put together 7247 Chinese Yuan (approx. 1200 USD) and donated it to a school in need.
This was carried out by one of Kim Soo Hyun’s many fan clubs in China, called “SooHyun Time.” The project was put together from beginning to end by the fan club, from raising the money to the selection of the school to receive the donations
Name: 정경순 / Jung Kyung Soon
Star sign: Virgo
Welcome Rain to My Life (SBS, 2012)
The Empress (E-Channel, 2011)
Thorn Birds (KBS2, 2011)
You Don’t Know Women (SBS, 2010)
Doenjang-gun and Natto-jjang’s Marriage War (MBC, 2010)
That Person Is Coming (MBC, 2008)
Daughter in Law (SBS, 2008)
New Heart (MBC, 2007)
Time Between Dog and Wolf (MBC, 2007)
Hwang Jin Yi (KBS2, 2006)
One Day Suddenly (SBS, 2006)
Dangerous Love (KBS2, 2005)
Land (SBS, 2004)
Girl School (KBS2, 2002)
Romance (MBC, 2002)
Life is Beautiful (KBS2, 2001)
Medical Center (SBS, 2000)
LA Arirang (SBS, 1995)
The First Amendment of Korea (2003)
stepped out onto the public eye for the first time since his gambling incident.
Currently, the members of H.S.g.R are filming their OnStyle show "Where Is my Super Hero?" (or "WISH") with the exception of Tony An. However, on the 27th, after Eun Ji Won, Moon Hee Jun, Chun Myung Hoon, and Danny Ahn were done with their "WISH" performnace at the Shinsadong CGV, Tony An stepped out onto the stage.
He greeted, "Hello, it"s Tony An. First, it seems like it"s been a long time since I saw you. To be honest, I worried over what to tell you. I wasn"t able to sleep at all. I"m very sorry. I"m so sorry to the fans, to the members, and to the staff
After a year of hiatus following their last anniversary thank-you video, four-member girl group BESTie recently made a comeback with their brand new summer track, “Hot Baby”!
Inducing soft lighting, natural elements such as grassy backgrounds, sunny glows, and bubbles, as well as colorful summer clothing, Haeyeon, Yooji, Dahye, and Hyeryeong have fun at a casual summer party while singing about their hopes of a great relationship with a significant other. Their voices are melodic and travel over a wide range, as they call for their lovers to confess and begin their great relationship as soon as possible. All in all, the music video induces a positive atmosphere and upbeat tune, making it a great summer listen.
Furthermore, although the MV is filmed in just one setting, both the members’ cute antics, as well as their outfit changes and frequent close-ups keep the MV diverse until the song’s end
Boy group ZE:A‘s member Taehun will be the first idol ever to debut as a mixed martial arts fighter.
Taehun will be participating in the upcoming MMA game called “Revolution 2 – Start of a Revolution” which will be held on August 15 at the Seoul Olympic Park’s Handball Arena.
He is the first currently-active idol to try his hand at mixed martial arts. Fans of ZE:A and MMA alike are curious to see how he will do as an MMA fighter.
In the official announcement, Taehun said, “It was my dream to stand in the ring. I am so happy to finally have my dream come true and I’m practicing hard with excitement. I am going to try my best during the match, whether I win or lose.”
"High School: Love On
" has ranked #1 in content power for the 2nd week of July!
Content power is measured by CJ E&M
and Nielsen Korea
, and it"s a ratings system that integrates the different types of media and measures consumer activities around a certain product. Three different items are taken into account: the issue ranking that analyzes the number of people who read news related to the program, the search ranking that measures the number of people who searched for the site on portal sites, and a buzz ranking that a program has on SNS.
"High School: Love On" managed to rank #1 in the content power ranking and in the social media buzz ranking in just 2 episodes.
Congratulations to "High School"!
Girl group Sunny Hill may be coming back soon!
Member Jubi posted an ominous picture to her Twitter account on July 27 that read, “an unforgettable dreamlike story of summer,” written in her handwriting. This image was then retweeted by the official Sunny Hill Twitter, which added, “Hillers (Sunny Hill’s official fan club name), Sunny Hill unnis will be returning soon.”
If they do indeed comeback this summer, it would be Sunny Hill’s official comeback in over a year, after they released their mini album “Young Folk” in June of last year. They released a digital single called “Don’t Say Anything” in January of this year, but did not promote the song.
Earlier this year, Sunny Hill turned into a four-member girl group after their producer and male member Janghyun left to pursue his career as a producer
Sojin of Girl’s Day will be taking on her first role as an MC through MBC Music’s new variety show “Idol School.”
According to recent reports, the idol will be joined by popular MC Jeon Hyun Moo and singer Kim Yeon Woo.
“Idol School” is a variety show that challenges idol groups to build their music show stages. To earn equipment such as lights, they have to win fun games, and the final winner gets to utilize the props during their performance.
In addition to receiving her first-ever hosting position, Sojin was recently cast for a role in TV Joseon’s new drama “Greatest Marriage.”
“Idol School” will premiere in August, while Girl’s Day is actively promoting their bright summer song “Darling
ZE:A‘s Park Hyungsik, K.Will, Super Junior-M‘s Henry, and Park Gun Hyung are no longer just privates!
On the July 27 episode of the MBC variety show “Real Men,” the members were shown as they get promoted to the guerrilla unit.
“My left chest feels heavier,” Park Hyungsik said as he revealed that he was promoted as Corporal. K.Will chimed in, “I was also promoted to Private First Class.”
Later, Henry and Park Gun Hyung who were also promoted to “Private First Class” arrived. Everyone got promoted except for Chun Jung Myung so the moment Henry saw Chun Jung Myung, he jokingly said, “Is it okay to order you around now?” and Chun Jung Myung replied, “Yes, you can ask me for anything