5urprise”s Lee Tae Hwan to star in Chinese drama “Daughter”s Age of Independence”

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5urprise”s Lee Tae Hwan to star in Chinese drama “Daughter”s Age of Independence”

5urprise"s Lee Tae Hwan has been chosen as on of the lead roles in an upcoming Chinese drama, "Daughter"s age of Independence"! 



According to the reports, Lee Tae Hwan is to take on the role of a CEO of a company who seems to have it all from his flower boy looks to being a successful business man. His character is described as being cold as a ice when it comes to business matters, but is still a gentleman who treats others with respect outside of his work. 

MAMAMOO Make a Retro Comeback with Esna in “AHH OOP!” MV

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MAMAMOO Make a Retro Comeback with Esna in “AHH OOP!” MV

Girl group MAMAMOO and singer-songwriter Esna have released their music video for “AHH OOP!” The five ladies showcase their strong vocal skills and don’t disappoint in their latest song.

Earlier, their agency released a teaser image and revealed that Esna would collaborate with the group for their comeback. The funky dance song serves as a warning against men trying to curry favor with women.

The lyrics tell the man that a special event or expensive item isn’t necessary. They urge men to be manly and approach women with confidence. The lyrics are considered stronger than the lyrics from “Mr. Ambiguous” and more realistic than “Piano Man.”

FTISLAND’s Lee Hong Ki Doesn’t Want to Talk about CNBLUE’s Jung Yong Hwa

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FTISLAND’s Lee Hong Ki Doesn’t Want to Talk about CNBLUE’s Jung Yong Hwa

FTISLAND‘s Lee Hong Ki wants to avoid talking about CNBLUE’s Jung Yong Hwa on camera.

On the episode of “Radio Star” that aired on April 1, Lee Hong Ki receives a question about Jung Yong Hwa, who is in the same company as him.

As the MCs keep comparing him with Jung Yong Hwa, he finally says, “I don’t think I should answer questions related to him. If I do, then people keep talking about us two.”

Upcoming drama “Descendants of the Sun” snag Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki as the lead actors

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Upcoming drama “Descendants of the Sun” snag Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki as the lead actors

It has been confirmed that Song Hye Gyo and Song Joong Ki will be playing the lead roles in upcoming KBS drama "Descendants of the Sun"! Talk about an A-list cast!


The drama is said to be a blockbuster melodrama about a love story between a young soldier and a doctor in a foreign land as they learn about the value of life.


"Descendants of the Sun" will be co-written by Kim Eun Sook, of "Secret Garden" and "Gentleman"s Dignity", and Kim Won Suk of "Queen"s Classroom".

“Running Man” Cast Makes Special Cameo on “The Girl Who Sees Smells”

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“Running Man” Cast Makes Special Cameo on “The Girl Who Sees Smells”

The cast members of various SBS variety programs made special cameo appearances on the first episode of SBS’ new Wednesday-Thursday drama “The Girl Who Sees Smells.”

On the premiere broadcast of “The Girls Who Sees Smells” that aired on April 1, the “Running Man” team, as well as the “One Night of TV Entertainment” and “Oot Chat Sa” teams appeared to show support for the drama.

Kim Moo-yeol and Yoon Seung-ah getting married

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Kim Moo-yeol and Yoon Seung-ah getting married

While Kim Moo-yeol and Yoon Seung-ah are getting married, Jo Jeong-seok and Group Eight"s Lee Hyeon-I are blessing their marriage by singing.

Their wedding is being held in private on the 4th. Kim Moo-yeol"s best friend Jo Jeong-seok will be hosting the wedding and Lee Hyeon-I will be singing. The couple has recently been to Europe for their wedding pictorial and honeymoon.

The couple"s sources claim that the wedding will be held without a photo wall or press conference and both parents are to attend.

Kim Soo-hyeon-I starts filming KBS “Producers”

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Kim Soo-hyeon-I starts filming KBS “Producers”

The new KBS 2TV drama "Producers" started filming.

The drama is being filmed on the 6th floor of the KBS building in Yeouido.

"Producers" is a entertainment department based drama about the producers starring Kim Soo-hyeon-I, Kong Hyo-jin, IU, Nah Yeong-hee, Ye Ji-won, Park Hyeok-kwon, Kim Jong-kook, Seo Gi-cheol, Jo Yoon-hee and others.

The drama is written by Park Ji-eun and produced by Seo Soo-min-I from the entertainment department. The first episode is due on the 8th of May at 9PM.

“Who are You-School 2015″ cast confirmed!

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“Who are You-School 2015″ cast confirmed!


The main cast of the upcoming 2015 series of "School" are finally decided and they"re going to have actress Kim So Hyun, BTOB"s Sungjae and model/actor Nam Joo Hyuk.

Kim So Hyun is playing the female lead Lee Eun Bi, a Sekang High School student who eventually becomes a princess from being an isolated girl. Nam Joo Hyuk is Han Ian, a cold, popular, handsome and swimming genius. Lastly, Sungjae is taking the role of Gong TaeGwang, the school"s leader with a very interesting and unpredictable personality.

The new series will be totally different from the previous "School" plots and producers promise to create story that everyone can relate to. The drama is taking over the timeslot of "Blood" and airs every Monday and Tuesday.


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Ultimate jaejoong Showdown: Winner Post!

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Ultimate jaejoong Showdown: Winner Post!
Ultimate jaejoong Showdown: Winner Post! Written by Gaya On April 2, 2015

The Winner has come!

You, dear Seoulbeats readers, have voted valiantly, and chosen the Ultimate Jaejoong!

We started with 32 versions of the Pollslayer, and over five rounds saw that number dwindle until there was only one left standing: The Jaejoong who sang “Mine.”

You felt that this Jaejoong unleashed the most of his inner self with this song, moving away from pop and into the relatively new territory of rock. Our MV review also explored the influence of visual kei in Jaejoong’s styling.

“Orange Marmalade” Lee Jong-hyun and his vampire transformation

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“Orange Marmalade” Lee Jong-hyun and his vampire transformation

Lee Jong-hyun takes on the role of Han Si-hoo, a chic vampire in the new KBS 2TV miniseries "Orange Marmalade". His similarity to a real vampire and synchronization with the character in the drama increases expectations for fans.

Lee Jong-hyun is an honest but sly vampire character but hides a secret and sadness deep within. Pale faced and strongly charismatic, Lee Jong-hyun brings about the unique aura of a vampire.

Most of all, Lee Jong-hyun is trying out a completely different character to that of Collin, Jang Dong-gun"s character in "A Gentleman"s Dignity". This is the chance for him to show how much he"s upgraded since then. To live up to the expectation, Lee Jong-hyun has been busy with studying. He"s got a surprising affection for his character.

KARA”s Seungyeon and Noel”s Lee Sang Gon slow it down for a sweet ballad duet, “From Now”

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KARA”s Seungyeon and Noel”s Lee Sang Gon slow it down for a sweet ballad duet, “From Now”

KARA"s Seungyeon and Noel"s Lee Sang Gon" are here to take the baton from all the female-male duets lately with their new collaborative single!


The song titled "From Now" (Korean title: "Didn"t Know Back Then") allows us to feel a different side of Seungyeon we haven"t experienced from her activities in KARA. The music video is kept simple, letting us focus on the storyline of the MV and the lyrics of the song, which are conveyed to us by the sweet and rich vocals of Seungyeon and Lee Sang Gon. 

Kwak Si-yang, “The year of the “Sheep”, I want to do more”

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Kwak Si-yang, “The year of the “Sheep”, I want to do more”

Actor Kwak Si-yang started off with the movie "Night Flight" and became famous for the SBS drama "Good Day". He then continued onto Mnet"s "Sing Again, Hera Gu". He did three jobs in a year.

He"s 187 centimeters tall with a model-like style and low-toned voice. He has pretty smiling eyes and has everything the "it" star has today. He"s also been out of the military for 5 years now. There"s nothing but a smooth path ahead of him.

He recently played Kang Se-jong in "Sing Again, Hera Gu" and covered everything from singing, dancing and mellowness. He also became good friends with Min Hyo-rin, B1A4 Jin Young, Ulala Sentation Park Gwang-seok, Yoo Seong-eun, Super Junior M Henry and other actors in the last few months.

Lee Jun Ki Confirmed as Male Lead for Vampire Drama “The Scholar Who Walks the Night”

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Lee Jun Ki Confirmed as Male Lead for Vampire Drama “The Scholar Who Walks the Night”

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.

[Video] Added Korean drama “The Girl Who Sees Smells” episode 1

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[Video] Added Korean drama “The Girl Who Sees Smells” episode 1

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′

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Winner′s Nam Tae Hyun, Seo Min Ji, ToppDogg′s Sangdo and More Hold Scrpt Reading for ′Girl of Midnight′
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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 Drops “Music Drama” Teaser with TaeTiSeo

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Louis Quatorze Drops “Music Drama” Teaser with TaeTiSeo

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.

Red Velvet’s Seulgi Reveals Herself to Be a Fan of Ji Sung After “Kill Me, Heal Me”

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Red Velvet’s Seulgi Reveals Herself to Be a Fan of Ji Sung After “Kill Me, Heal Me”

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.

Lee Joon-ki to star in MBC “Night Strolling Scholar”

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Lee Joon-ki to star in MBC “Night Strolling Scholar”

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".

[Ratings: Wed, 04.01.15] ′Girl Who Sees Smells′ Begins with a Good Scent

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[Ratings: Wed, 04.01.15] ′Girl Who Sees Smells′ Begins with a Good Scent
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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”

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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.