Added episode 18 captures for the Korean drama "Fated to Love You" (2014)Directed by Kim Hee-won-II, Lee Dong-yoonWritten by Jo Jin-gook, Joo Chan-okNetwork : MBCWith Jang Hyeok, Jang Nara, Choi Jin-hyeok, Wang Ji-won, Jeong Eun-pyo, Choi Dae-cheol,...20 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisA remake of a Taiwanese drama from the year 2008. A normal and non-existant woman spends a night with an heir to a wealthy family.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/07/02
(Photo : The Jackie Chan Group Korea ) JJCC released their first mini album.
One of the most hyped K-Pop groups of 2014 was the Jackie Chan project, JJCC. JJCC (Double JC) received widespread press including coverage from many mainstream U.S. outlets.
There were high expectations for the group, who previously released the single “At First” in March 2014. The idea of a K-Pop group that is under of the tutelege of one of a world famous martial arts actor was intriguing to most, but there were many would doubted the ability of JJCC to deliver.
JJCC has released their first self-titled mini album, at the worst possible time.
JJCC is attempting to demonstrate their musical abilities during a promotional period in which YG Entertainment’s Winner released their debut full album
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So Ji Sub visited Singapore for the first time after an overwhelming success of his recent drama, the highly acclaimed "Master"s Sun." The open press conference at City Square Mall Atrium on August 21 drew a huge crowd of avid fans and supporters from places all over the world such as China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Indonesia.
Upon his arrival, Ji Sub was all smiles as he was welcomed with defending screams from his fans. Ji Sub started the press conference by greeting the crowd and thanked them gratefully for allowing the drama "Master"s Sun" to be so well-received.
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On the character he played in "Master"s Sun", he shared it is a total opposite of who he is in real life, "I am quite reserved
(Photo : SM Entertainment) Super Junior in the music video for the Latin-inspired song "MAMACITA."
“MAMACITA” is the seventh album from the powerhouse K-Pop group Super Junior. The title track is heavily influenced by Spanish music and is supported by a Spaghetti Western music video which features cowboys, as well as bull fighters.
In the video, Super Junior transform into modern day toreros. The choreography of “MAMACITA” incorporates moves from Flamenco, a form of dance and music from the southern region of Spain.
Within twelve hours of its release, the video for “MAMACITA” received close to 1.3 million views on YouTube.
Beyond the concept of the title song, “MAMACITA” demonstrates the awareness of SM Entertainment in regards to Super Junior’s growing Hispanic fanbase
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With colourful neon lights shining across the Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon together with blazing firepower ligniting the stage, you have seen their amazing debut at the MTV World Stage Malaysia 2014. Boys Republic 2nd visit to Malaysia certainly went beyond the sugar-candy K-pop performance in that prestige World Stage. This five-membered group consists of Onejunn, Sunwoo Sungjun, Minsu and Suwoong also shared some interesting stories and revealed some facts exclusively for their fans.
For some, to be able to land their foot on a foreign soil definitely created a moment of bliss and painted an amazing feeling. When the members of Boys Republic were asked on their feeling of this recent visit, they stated that it felt like a battery that has been recharged; like power energy, metaphorically to express their excitement to be back in Malaysia and they further added that being in Malaysia for the second time felt like breathing the air of Korea hence there were no differences and it felt like Malaysia is their 2nd home
Added episode 4 captures for the Korean drama "The Idle Mermaid" (2014)Directed by Baek Seung-ryongWritten by Kim Ji-soo-III, Park Ran-INetwork : tvNWith Jo Bo-ah, On Joo-wan, Song Jae-rim, Park Ji-soo, Ahn Kil-kang, Kim Seul-gi-I,...Thu 23:00Also known as "Surplus Princess"SynopsisA mermaid attempts to become a human in 100 days to meet the human man she loves.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/08/07
met with "Entertainment Relay
" at their press conference for their long-awaited comeback with 7th full-length album "MAMACITA
Leader Leeteuk shared his thoughts on his return from the military, "I went and came back well. It wasn"t as easy as I thought it would be."
Since it is their first group comeback in two years, the reporter asked the members to recite their roles from when they were rookies for old times" sake. Heechul introduced himself as "Hello, it"s Super Junior"s Cinderella, Heechul", Shindong introduced himself as "Hello, it"s Shindong who"s in charge of being the talented one among Super Junior", and Kyuhyun introduced himself as "Hello, it"s Kyuhyun who joined Super Junior as a new member
Added episode 20 captures for the Korean drama "The Joseon Shooter" (2014)Directed by Cha Yeong-hoon, Kim Jeong-min-III, Lee Jae-sangWritten by Han Hee-jeong, Lee Jeong-woo-IIINetwork : KBSWith Lee Joon-ki, Nam Sang-mi, Jeon Hye-bin, Han Juwan, Yoo Oh-seong, Lee Min-woo-I,...22 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisIt"s the 19th Century and as western influences spread across Asia, Korea"s Joseon dynasty is experiencing great upheaval and rapid modernization. As the son of the last great swordsman, Park Yoon-gang is caught between two worlds, but the sudden murder of his father and sister catapult him into the new era as he takes up the gun to avenge their deaths. However, it"s not just his family who needs his protection, but his people as well. Is Park Yoon-gang cut out to be the hero of an era?Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/06/25
Sungjae of boy group BTOB is under the spotlight for his surprisingly good acting skills he showed in the new tvN drama “Plus Nine Boys.”
Many praised the idol’s acting in the first episode of the drama, which started airing on August 29. Some are even calling him the next big idol actor.
In the drama, Sungjae appears as Kang Min Gu, a 19-year-old high school judo athlete.
Previously, Sungjae showed his acting chops on tvN’s “Reply 1994” in a supporting role.
After the broadcast of the first episode, Sungjae posted on his social network site, “I watched it, nervous that it would be awkward! I’ll try my best to show a better performance in the future! Thanks to everyone who tuned in for the broadcast
Added episode 5 capture for the Korean drama "The Magic Thousand-Character Classic" (2014)Directed by Lee Cheol-min-IWritten by Kwon In-chanNetwork : KBSWith Sin Gi-joon, Lee Ji-woo, Choi Min-yeong, Park Choong-seon, Rae Hyeon, Cheon I-seul,...50 episodes - Wed, Thu 16:25SynopsisA children"s drama about the leading characters who are reincarnated to the modern world; they are on a struggle to find 10 of the magic characters that are scattered all over the human world.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/08/06
Bangs or no bangs? That is the question. Strangely enough, the fringe alone can drastically change a person"s look. Particularly for men, they can have the fringe for a more youthful, cute look, but then merely sweep it away--and ta-da! Now they"re lookin" suave and mature.
"Oh, you want a cute boy? Let me put my bangs down. Now you"re in the mood for a manly man? Well, then...let me grab the hair gel and bam! Hey, girl."
Check out the idols below and decide for yourself whether you prefer your man with bangs or without!
Hong Jin Young and Nam Goong Min had a romantic college campus date on the August 30th installment of "We Got Married
The couple visited Hong Jin Young"s hometown and alma mater, where they reminisced about their university days. Nam Goong Min also got to take a peek at his onscreen wife"s grades and was shocked to find that she almost had straight As. He said shocked, "Is studying all you did?"
He went on to reveal, "I got F,F,F,B,"
and Hong Jin Young responded, "The Fs are cool. So cool... I came to university and studied."
Nam Goong Min poked, "I guess you didn"t have time for a boyfriend,"
and she replied honestly, "I"ve never been part of a campus couple. It"s a fantasy of mine."
The two then enjoyed their "campus couple" date.
On the August 30 broadcast of MBC’s variety program “We Got Married,” model-actor Hong Jong Hyun set out to prepare a housewarming party for his virtual wife Yura and the rest of the Girl’s Day members.
While the members of Girl’s Day were busy performing on “Music Core,” Hong Jong Hyun visited the kitchen, as well as the prop room that are located within the MBC building in order to get ready for the housewarming feast.
Before Yura and the other members arrived at the couple’s newlywed home (on the MBC building’s roof), Hong Jong Hyun cleaned up the house and laid out a big table full of food. The model-actor showed his thoughtfulness by remembering the food that the Girl’s Day members had previously said they wanted to eat
2PM"s Taecyeon commented on Nichkhun and Tiffany"s relationship, his own dating style, and more on the August 30 edition of KBS 2TV
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On the subject of acting out a romance, reporter Rainbow"s Jisook asked, "Among the members, Nichkhun is in a love-love relationship and who else?," which didn"t fluster Taecyeon who pretended not to hear the question correctly. She asked, "Aren"t you jealous?", and Taecyeon shared, "To be honest, I don"t think there"s much to be jealous about. Even if you go public [with a relationship], they"re all busy so I know that they can"t meet often." When asked about his own dating style, Taecyeon commented, "I don"t know because I"m an idol. [All jokes aside], I think [my dating style] always changes, depending on the person
Hollywood actress Megan Fox has finally responded to singer-actor Rain’s ALS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ nomination.
On the August 30 broadcast of KBS 2TV’s “Entertainment Weekly,” Megan Fox took part in an interview to talk about her new movie “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”
During the interview, the topic of the Ice Bucket Challenge was brought up. The reporter mentioned that the actress’s proclaimed ideal type, Rain, had nominated her to take on the challenge. After hearing this, Megan Fox said, “Me? Okay, so now I have to do it.”
When asked if she is going to do the challenge or donate, the actress responded, “I’ll do both. I’ll do it [IBC] and I’ll donate. I didn’t know, no one told me [about Rain’s nomination] so thank you for telling me
Mexican photographer Alfredo De Stefano"s "Red Mummy in the White Desert - Sahara" is part of the Daegu Photo Biennale
This September is being dubbed the month of biennales in Korea because four major art shows are starting. But the quality of the events in Seoul, Gwangju, Busan and Daegu will be scrutinized by art critics and the public more than ever. There is increasing concern that local governments have launched too many biennales competitively without careful consideration of quality, while two of the shows - in Gwangju and Busan - became mired in controversy during their preparation processes.SeMA Biennale Mediacity Seoul 2014Period: Sept. 2 - Nov. 23 Venue: Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA), Korean Film Archive The eighth edition of Mediacity Seoul, formerly known as Seoul International Media Art Biennale, has the curiously exciting title "Ghosts, Spies and Grandmothers"
Actor Joowon transformed into a sophisticated man in his recent pictorial with “InStyle” magazine.
Joowon showed his suave charm as he modeled for skin care brand “Lab Series” in the laid back pictorial. The natural lighting in the photos emphasized Joowon’s smooth, light skin tone.
In other news, Joowon has been cast for the upcoming KBS drama “Tomorrow Cantabile,” the Korean adaptation of the Japanese drama “Nodame Cantabile.” The drama is set to premiere in October.
You can check out more of his photoshoot in the September issue of “InStyle”!
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2PM"s Wooyoung and Park Se Young wrapped up their outdoor adventure on the August 30th installment of "We Got Married
The couple went parachuting, which was less scary than they had anticipated. Up in the air, Park Se Young told Wooyoung, "I wish you were next to me,"
and he responded, "I love you!"
The couple then spent the last of their mission money on a small cabin and hung out at a nearby river that they found to be a little too cold.
The two ended the night with some ramen, and Park Se Young gave Wooyoung a refreshing splash with cold water. Wooyoung joked, "Let"s go sleep. Let"s spend a hot night together!"
On the August 30 broadcast of MBC’s variety program “We Got Married,” 2PM’s Wooyoung and actress Park Se Young took their virtual marriage one step further by displaying bold ‘skinship.’
During the episode, after Park Se Young poured cold water over Wooyoung’s back, the 2PM member playfully pulled his wife in for a tight hug.
The reason being, Wooyoung asked Park Se Young to stop pouring the water, however, the actress jokingly continued to do what she was doing. Upon realizing that she ignored his requests to stop the cold water, he wrapped his arms around Park Se Young, with his soaked body and even while shirtless.
Then, Wooyoung screamed out, “Let’s go sleep. Let’s spend a hot night!”—as a way to warm himself up after his cold shower—causing people to laugh with his 19+ statement
Idol group Super Junior‘s members Ryeowook and Heechul recently posed for a couple of selcas together. The pictures were uploaded by Ryeowook who posted them on his personal Twitter along with the words, “Thanks to our E.L.F. we successfully shot our pre-recorded ‘Music Core’ performance. Thank you.”
In these photos, the two Super Junior members look prettier than usual with their made-up faces.
Meanwhile, Super Junior released their new album “MAMACITA,” which was out online on August 29, officially marking their comeback. The album will be out in stores on September 1. “MAMACITA” is the group’s seventh album and it is their first Korean album since their 2012 release of “Sexy, Free & Single