2014 Korean Drama The Star You Come From
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On November 8, Yland, the makers of the upcoming movie Fashion King announced the Sulli has signed on to star in the film.
Fashion King is based on a popular Korean online cartoon series of the same title (and should not be confused with the 2012 drama).
The cartoon comically depicts the life of a high school boy as he matures into an adult, while dealing with issues in fashion. It received over four million views online from readers around Korea.
It is very clear that model-turned-actor Kim Woo Bin is no doubt, one of the hottest stars on the market these days.
When he appeared in SBS’ “Gentleman’s Dignity” and KBS’ “School 2013,” he was not as noticed. However, after his stellar performances on SBS’ “The Heirs” and the film “Friend 2,” Kim Woo Bin proved to be a hit-maker and has solidified his position as a top actor.
Actress Shim Eun Kyung has officially been cast as the lead female role in the upcoming Korean remake of popular Japanese drama “Nodame Cantabile,” titled “Cantabile Romance.”
According to TV Report on July 29, “Shim Eun Kyung has finally been confirmed to star in the Korean version of ‘Nodame Cantabile.’”
With Shim Eun Kyung’s outstanding acting abilities and cute appearance, she was chosen as the most desired actress for this particular role and received endless ‘love calls’ from producers.
Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun Will Embrace Super Junior’s Kyuhyun in “The Moon That Embraces the Sun” Musical
Super Junior’s Kyuhyun and Girl’s Generations’ Seohyun will be starring in the musical “The Moon That Embraces the Sun.” Starting in January of 2014, the two will be playing the two lead roles, Lee Hwon, and Yeon Woo, respectively. First written as a novel of the same name, it was adapted into a television drama last year starring Kim Soo Hyun and Han Ga In, hitting an amazing viewer rating of 42%!
Korean star Kim Soo Hyun and Chinese star Angelababy are coming together as models for Samsonite.
Samsonite reported on December 9, “Actor Kim Soo Hyun and Chinese top star Angelababy have been chosen to model for casual bag brand, Samsonite Red, in 2014.”
The two will participate in a photo shoot for spring/summer 2014before beginning to promote the brand through different marketing activities.
Kim Soo Hyun received a lot of spotlight for starring in movie Secretly, Greatly as well receiving an award from the 2013 Cosmo Beauty Award. He is also planning to star in an upcoming SBS drama The Man from the Stars.
(Photo : Star Haus Entertainment,SidusHQ, Atree Media) Which of these four stars of “The Heirs” has will be the next top K-Movie star?
“The Divine Move” starring Jung Woo Sung, Lee Bum Soo, and “Fated to Love You” star Choi Jin Hyuk opened in theaters throughout North America, this past weekend.
Choi Jin Hyuk has one of his first major film roles in “The Divine Move” the GO hustling gangster Sun Soo. he role is a departure from the sweet yet slightly detached characters he has portrayed over the past year in the popular Korean dramas “Emergency Couple” and “The Heirs.”
Member of JYJ and actor Park Yoochun’s appearance on “Three Days” is uncertain.
SBS’ new drama “Three Days,” which was scheduled to begin airing February of 2014, cast Park Yoochun as the male lead role. However, with the recent announcement of a delay in its filming, his appearance on the dramas has become uncertain.
According to C-JeS Entertainment on December 11 to a Korean entertainment news outlet, “We were notified the filming of ‘Three Days’ was postponed. Sometime after this, we were told again ‘Three Days’ would begin filming and air as planned. We are confused.”
Korean actor Choi Min Sik is making a successful debut in Hollywood this week, appearing in the sci-fi film “Lucy,” which co-stars Morgan Freeman and Scarlett Johannson.
According to the film site Box Office Mojo, The Universal Pictures” film has already earned about $44 million and the site estimates it will likely earn about $100 million during its run.
Although “Lucy” got mixed reviews, it did earn plenty of praise for the 54-year-old actor”s performance.
After the success of the drama The Heirs, Starhaus entertainment has announced that Lee Min Ho will be heading to the big screen for the movie Gangnam Blues!
Representative of Lee Min Ho’s agency, Starhaus Entertainment says they have finalized their decision for Lee Min Ho to star in Gangnam Blues. The movie is set in 1970s when the real estate business went through a major change around the Gangnam area and will tell the story of the conspiracy of the government and underground forces at the time. The movie will be directed by Yoo Ha.
If you’ve been struggling to find ways to get your friends into Korean dramas, or just Asian dramas in general, fear no more! These K-Dramas provide everything from romantic comedy to science fiction. I’m sure many of you have already watched at least some of these dramas, but if you haven’t, you should consider marathoning them with some of your friends! This will probably end up succeeding in getting them into Korean dramas, at least a little bit. So next time your friends have a sleepover, bring out the junk food and put on a K-Drama for all to enjoy! Here are 5 new shows you can start with:
preview nextview 1/6 preview nextview We already knew from his debut that Rain was going to go places with his excellent singing and dancing skills, but we never knew how talented this man was when it came to acting.
To our surprise, Rain casually transitioned into the world of acting like it was nothing and perfectly fit into all the characters he′s been given in both dramas and movies, earning much praise, tagged along by trophies as evidence.
The adventures into the acting world still continues for Rain, but we jump into the past and see what this star has done to make himself a household name.
Korean male star Kim Jeong-hoon is soon to come back to the big screen with R-rated thriller movie.
“Wild Dogs,” starring Kim and veteran actor Myung Gye-nam, has confirmed its release date to January 23, the film’s distribution firm Golden Tide Pictures said on Thursday.
The thriller movie will center around third-grade reporter So Yoo-jun (Kim), who came to an isolated town to kill his rival in love and the head of the village Jang Ki-no (Myung), who kept strict watch against So.
Cable channel TV Chosun is lining up another drama series, and it’s a period story titled Into the Fire. It’s a story about money, sacrifice, and love as the hero, played by Choi Su-jong (A King’s Dream, President, Comrades), rises from poverty in a war-ravaged youth and pulls himself up by his steel will (and bootstraps) to become a financial success.
On the surface the overall trajectory sounds pretty familiar, although setting it in the years following the Occupation and Korean War puts it several decades before stories like Giant or Empire of Gold. Choi Su-jong’s tenacious, upright character rises up through the miserable circumstances of the post-war years and pours his efforts into developing steel. As he works toward his goal of setting up an integrated steelworks factory, he falls into a love triangle with his childhood friend and a woman who saved his life named Kumiko.
The “homes” of Jun Ji Hyun and Kim Soo Hyun on SBS Wednesday-Thursday drama “Man from the Stars” are said to be worth 1 billion Korean won (~940,000 USD).
SBS revealed on January 7 that the homes of Chun Song Yi (Jun Ji Hyun) and Do Min Joon (Kim Soo Hyun) are not real but are luxury sets.
To fit her top star status, Chun Song Yi’s apartment was outfitted with a variety of different colored furniture and props, including a red sofa. Pictures of Chun Song Yi and full-length mirrors were placed all over the house.
Speaking about his co-star, Sung Jun admitted that he was afraid of Kim So Yeon.
On January 8, both Sung Jun and Kim So Yeon, as well as the other cast members and staff of tvN’s I Need a Romance 3 attended the press conference held in Gangnam.
During the press conference, Sung Jun talked a little bit about having Kim So Yeon as his co-star, saying he was afraid of Kim So Yeon because of her fierce warrior-like image from the drama Iris, where she played a North Korean spy.
The entertainment world sees a bunch of rookies every single year. But it”s not just rookie artists that get to see the light of day – sometimes, entertainers who have been in the game for years suddenly get their big break.
And 2013 sure had a lot of breakthrough stars, ranging from just-debuted rookies to veterans who debuted-15-years-ago. Check out the biggest breakthrough stars of 2013, in no particular order!
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Top model Dae Na is set to star in the first Korean American drama series, "The Romance Artist" with New York theatre actress Esther Nam
Plot: Lorraine is a con artist, who conned the wrong group of people this time. On the run from the Italian mafia, she finds sanctuary in a nunnery. There, she meets Devin, and for the first time, gets a taste of true love and happiness. The quiet life not being for her though, she winds up having to steal from Devin (her easiest yet hardest target yet). Having to have one more look at him before she leaves the country, she goes to watch him from a distance one last time. But he catches her and demands his money back.
Free Outdoor Market and Live Stage Added To KCON for First Time, as 2014 Convention Continues to Grow
KCON 2014 Includes Two Night of K-pop Concerts, Appearances from Top Korean Drama Stars, “League of Legends” Exhibition Match, and the “Taste of KCON”
A Larger Convention with More Panels, Workshops and Special Guests from Across Hallyu Storm Downtown L.A. August 9 and 10
KCON, the largest annual fan celebration of all things Hallyu, announced today that the third annual convention will feature a free marketplace with vendors from around LA and a free outdoor stage. KCON 2014 also revealed its program schedule for this year”s two day convention taking place August 9 and 10 in Downtown Los Angeles. Building on last year”s highly successful event at the Los Angeles Memorial Arena, KCON 2014 will return with a programming slate double the size and more varied than ever. In addition to two star-studded K-pop concerts (up from one in 2013), special guests and a new program of panels and workshops, KCON 2014 will add a slew of first-time features to the convention.
With the wide variety of genres in Korean drama, it seems as if the main ingredient to success is adding a touch of mystery. Recently, the similarities between beloved Korean dramas seem to be that mystery probes the minds of drama viewers.
SBS‘ “Man from the Star” is gaining immense popularity not only because of the star studded cast, but also because of the fun in untangling the mysteries surrounding the characters. As the drama follows Do Min Joon (Kim Soo Hyun), an alien who crash landed on Earth 400 years ago, the mysteries surrounding the identity of Chan Song (Jeon Ji Hyun), the death of actress Han Yoo Ra (Yoo In Young), and the relevance with sociopath Lee Jae Kyung (Shin Sung Rok) is thrilling and addicting.