Even though it cannot repeat the perfect score of last week, the duet “Some” between Soyu and Junggigo is No. 1 for the third straight week. This song just keeps piling up music show wins. Even before very strong competitions, this week “Some” still wins on KBS Music Bank. Odds don’t favor this song to be No. 1 again next week since we have a trio of major artists coming back and eyeing the top spot (more on that below). But “Some” has been incredibly durable in popularity and may surprise again next week.
We have five new songs in the top 10 this week. Just below “Some” is our highest new song. Moving up 17 spots to No. 2 is Sunmi’s new hit “Full Moon.” Last year, Sunmi successfully came back as a solo artist with the chart topping hit “24 Hours
With the entire country on her side soon after the Olympics, Kim Yuna found herself swept in dating rumors. The man in the story is ice hockey player, Kim Won Joong, who is six years older.
The news broke out on March 6, exclusively through Dispatch, who released photos of Kim Yuna and Kim Won Joong during their dates.
According to the report, they met in July of 2012 at the Taereung National Training Center. As both are students of Korea University, they naturally became close, and while preparing for the winter Olympics, they began to lean on each other for support, eventually becoming someone special to each other.
Dispatch stated that Kim Yuna and Kim Won Joong celebrated each other birthday′s on September 16 and December 19. The news platform also released photos of the two on a date on Christmas Eve, a night for couples
With its second episode, SBS’ God’s Gift – 14 Days set down its plotline, piercing fear and thrill into the viewers.
The first two episodes introduced the characters, before immediately jumping into kidnapping and murder of the drama’s youngest character. Viewers have been praising the high quality story, as well as the acting of Lee Bo Young, who perfectly portrayed a mother who is willing to do anything to save her child.
The episodes also brought up many social issues that have been taking place in Korea, sending fear at the possibility that what’s happening in the drama could easily happen in real life.
Although the drama received a ratings increase, so did MBC’s Empress Ki, who kept its overwhelming record at first.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Although the SBS drama “Man from the Stars” ended, the drama’s staff released a longer version of the epilogue that was broadcasted during the last episode. On March 4, the full version of the last episode’s epilogue was uploaded on the drama’s homepage. Due to the given time slot, “Man from the Stars” was unable to broadcast the full version of the epilogue. In the full version, Do Min Joon and Chan Song Yi were seen being affectionate towards each other as they began their newly married life. However, what caught the attention of the viewers was the beautiful house that the newlywed called home. Who did the house really belong to? In reality, the two story house belonged to actor Jo Hyung Gi.
Located in Korea’s Beverly Hills, the beautiful white, two-story house had a wide front lawn, with a gate surrounding the land
Lee Jong Suk’s agency updated the public about the actor’s health condition.
Although the actor was battling swine flu, it seems that he has made a full recovery. The actor’s agency commented, “Lee Jong Suk has made a healthy recovery and is handling his activities.” Currently, the actor is taking part in filming for his new SBS drama, “Doctor Stranger,” and was seen looking healthy and back to his normal self. A representative of the drama confirmed, “Lee Jong Suk’s energy has recovered. He is trying his best to film in his best condition. The actor has filmed his first scene on February 28 without any difficulties. We predict that he will be able to match the expectations of viewers.”
“Doctor Stranger” follows the story of a North Korean defector who is a genius doctor working in South Korea’s top hospital, but has a difficult time fitting in
It has been announced on March 3 that actress Go Hyun Jung(43) will become an adjunct professor for the undergraduate program of theater at Dongguk University. The actress will be teaching third and fourth year students ‘medium acting.’
Go Hyun Jung has a long history with Dongguk University beginning as a student at the university. Go Hyun Jung studied performing arts at Dongguk University prior to her big break. The actress also donated 100,000,000 won ($93,200 USD) to the scholarship fund in 2006. Her donations will help the incoming students for years to come.
Go Hyun Jung last appeared in the 2013 MBC drama “The Queen’s Classroom” as a strict elementary school teacher. The actress made headlines as being the highest paid actress in Korea for her role in the 2010 drama “Big Thing
SISTAR‘s Bora has joined SBS’ upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama “Doctor Stranger.”
Starship Entertainment revealed to TV Daily on March 3, “Bora has joined ‘Doctor Stranger.’ She said, ‘It is my first time [acting] so I feel nervous, but I will work hard,’ and expressed her strong mind. Please look over her prettily.”
This will be her first time try out acting, and she will be taking on the role of a tomboyish North Korean defector. She has a one-sided crush on Park Hoon (Lee Jong Suk), with whom she will start living together after her escape from North Korea. Lee Jong Suk and Park Hae Jin have been already been cast for the drama.
Bora will be the second SISTAR member to venture out as an actress, Dasom being the first
Soyu and Jungigo’s “Some” not only repeated as No. 1 on our chart this week, but it becomes the first song in more than five and a half years to achieve a perfect score of 1000 points. The last song did it was Lee Hyori’s “U-Go-Girl” back in August Week 3 of 2008.
“Some” swept all the music shows last week and was also topped both GAON and Billboard Korea. It is still winning on music shows this week, and will be the favorite to be our No. 1 song for the third consecutive weeks next week. The question is whether “Some” can have another perfect score. We’ll find out next week.
Coming in a distant second to “Some” is our highest top 10 entry this week. Moving up 19 spots to No. 2 is a very special collaboration between Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon and SHINee’s Jonghyun
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6 preview nextview There are plenty of idol girl groups out there but only a handful of them have been acknowledged by other parts of the entertainment world through drama OSTs.
The Girls’ Generation members prove that they’re not just a group of girls who sing and dance on stage, but they also have the ability to move the heart by singing in dramas.
While it may not be all nine of them belting it out for these dramas, here are the members who made their names known in the drama world. Seohyun
Now flaunting her vocals through her musical, Seohyun has previously shined as a drama OST artist as well. .
She’s sung for the history drama, Kim Soo Ro
as well as Fashion King
, which we’re guessing she took part in to support her fellow member Yuri, who was starring in the drama
Singer Lee Ki Chan has been cast in TV Chosun’s new drama, “Into the Flames.”
“Into the Flames” tells the story of individuals who contribute to the economic development of Korea after the war through their love, loyalty, and sacrifice. The story was inspired by the life of Park Tae Jun, now deceased, who was the honorary chairman of Posco.
Lee Ki Chan will be playing the role of Ahn Seung Joo, who helps Park Tae Hyung (played by Choi Soo Jong) run his steelworks and construction business and manage foreign capital investments. Ahn Seung Joo becomes an army interpreter and tries to prevent corruption but gets discharged after being set up. After leaving the army, he barely makes enough to survive working as a translator. However, he gets his second chance in life after he meets Park Tae Hyung and finds a serious problem in a Korean International Steel Association document
With Episodes 20 and 21 “Man from the Stars” has officially come to an end. The final two episodes aired amongst great speculation about possible endings and the delivery was filled with largely satisfying emotions. That being said, saying goodbye is never easy, no matter if you are an alien, an actress, or an invested viewer.
Key Plot Developments:
Min Joon Explains His View on Death
During his 400 years on Earth, Min Joon has seen death countless times, but it is only now that he has experienced love that he understands the point of trying. It’s the moments in life that are the most important. Even with the certainty of death, we can still live happy lives.
Min Joon’s First Family Dinner
Not only is this meal Min Joon’s first dinner with his in-laws, it’s also his first meal with a family
Seungri of Big Bang will appear in a Korean drama for the first time.
Seungri confirmed his role in a new SBS weekend drama, “Angel Eyes (working title),” which will begin airing in April.
According to an affiliate of the drama, “Seungri attended the first scrip reading for the drama on February 27 with other actors including Lee Sang Yoon, Goo Hye Sun, and Kang Ha Neul. The script reading completed in a harmonious mood.”
Seungri will be playing the role of a 119 (911) rescue worker who return to Korea after growing up overseas. He was raised by his grandmother, so he speaks Korean with a Choongcchung-do Province dialect and English with a Texan accent. He shows an obsession towards elders who live alone and suffer from dementia and causes problems because tries to exceed the bounds of his duties
On February 28, SBS"s "Curious Story Y" covered the case of an anti-fan who went by the alias Kim Yeo Shin as she recently gave a terror warning to popular group EXO.
Kim Yeo Shin claimed that she had delivered a beverage with high-strength adhesive that sickened TVXQ"s Yunho back in 2006. She further went ahead with more acts of terror in 2007 on the alleged grounds that her parents had passed away because of the sasaeng fans following TVXQ.
With her warning of terror towards EXO, many fans and singers alike became uneasy and concerned. Some fans even did related searches, "Even if someone gives you a beverage, don"t drink it," to warn EXO members.
"Curious Story Y" tried to dig up the true nature of Kim Yeo Shin in this episode
Singer Bumkey introduces himself and talks about his new Hip Hop group TROY in a new video posted on Brand New Music Korea‘s Youtube channel. The video is the first of four videos where each member introduces himself and talks about their story.
In Bumkey’s introduction, he tells us his story of how he became apart of the group TROY. The singer talks about his teen years in L.A. and how he was exposed to hip hop. The singer explains how he left for Korea to follow his dream to become an entertainer. He also talks about the feelings he had during his solo debut which happened before his group’s debut.
Look out for the other member’s introductions which should be coming out soon.
Super Junior’s Donghae, 4Minute’s Nam Ji Hyun and FTISLAND’s Song Seung Hyun will appear in a new movie project, “Youth Project.”
The project is organized by the Korea Creative Content Agency (KCCA) and aims to cultivate creativity among youths. Five young and talented creators were selected and given production sponsorship in order for them to produce, present and commercialize their movies. The movie project will be made up of five episodes.
Film company, InventStone, which produced movies such as “I Love You,” “Grape Candy” and “Aging Family,” was picked to lead the project, with two other film companies, Samgeori Pictures and Little Boy Pictures joining in the planning and development of the project, making this a joint production by the three companies
Lee Min Jung
and Joo Sang Wook
left fans looking forward to the premiere of their MBC
drama "Cunning Single Lady
" this week with both hilarious and heart-wrenching still cuts.
SEE ALSO: Lee Min Jung puts on her mischievous charms during first filming of "Cunning Single Lady"
The still cuts show Na Ae Ra (Lee Min Jung) and Cha Jung Woo"s (Joo Sang Wook) characters holding their divorce paper in a romantic yet sorrowful scene filmed in Yangjaedong, Seoul in front of a family court. It looks like Cha Jung Woo tries to stop Na Ae Ra from filing for divorce in a last attempt to mend their relationship. Of course, there will also be some romantic comedy with Lee Min Jung hilariously running in a race in a parody of the matchmaking show "Couple".
A rep commented, "The heartbreaking story of why Joo Sang Wook and Lee Min Jung had no choice but to divorce will be unveiled
Name: 정규수 / Jung Kyu Soo (Jeong Gyu Soo)
Birthplace: South Jeolla, South Korea
Star sign: Virgo
Golden Time (MBC, 2012)
Dream High Season 2 (KBS2, 2012)
My Daughter The Flower (SBS, 2011)
Protect the Boss (SBS, 2011)
Gloria (MBC, 2010)
Running (MBC, 2010)
Jejoongwon (SBS, 2010)
Temptation of an Angel (SBS, 2009)
Cinderella Man (MBC, 2009)
Seoul Warrior Story (MBC DramaNet, 2008)
Chosun Police 2 (MBC DramaNet, 2008)
Spotlight (MBC, 2008)
Life Special Investigation Team (MBC, 2008)
Chosun Police (MBC DramaNet, 2007)
Drama City Ssamdalg Misugi (KBS2, 2007)
Crazy For You (SBS, 2007)
Hong Gil Dong (KBS2, 2007)
Im Kkeok Jung (SBS, 1996)
Private Eye (2009)
Baby and I (2008)
Miss Gold Digger (2007)
Mission Possible: Kidnapping Granny K (2007)
The World of Silence (2006)
Righteous Ties (2006)
Radio Star (2006)
Almost Love (2006)
The Big Scene(2005)
Blood Rain (2005)
Public Enemy 2 (2004)
Someone Special (2004)
The President’s Barber (2003)
A Man Who Went to Mars (2003)
Make It Big (2002)
Sympathy for Mr
Official posters for the upcoming action thriller drama “Three Days” have been released.
On February 24, SBS released three new posters that made the drama look like a blockbuster film, further hyping up the public for the upcoming series.
One poster shows Han Tae Kyung’s (played by Park Yoochun) charisma as he is on duty to protect Lee Dong Hwi (played by Son Hyun Joo). The main poster shows Park Yoo Chun pointing a gun and the rest of the main cast including Park Ha Sun, Soh Yi Hyun, Yoon Jae Moon, Choi Won Young and Jang Hyun Sung.
Two different teaser clips have been revealed, which have immediately shot up on the real-time search chart after its release.
The production company commented, “The four posters portray the tension and thrill that the drama will bring
Actress Lee Min Jung talked about what’s different with acting after marriage, taking on her first drama since her marriage to actor Lee Byung Hun last August.
On February 24, she attended the press conference for MBC’s “Cunning Single Lady” with co-stars Joo Sang Wook, Kim Gyu Ri, Seo Kang Joon, Hwang Bo Ra, L, etc. Here, Lee Min Jung, who plays the “cunning single lady,” said, “In the past I played a lot of characters who break their engagement. This time, I play someone who’s divorced. I believe that rather than dating stories, stories of marriage carry a much deeper emotion, with double the happiness or sadness. Because of that, I feel a little more affection for this drama
The world of K-pop is currently ablaze with dating rumors and scandals. To keep everyone updated, so far Soyeon and Oh Jong Hyuk have confirmed to be dating while Kim Woo Bin and Yoo Ji Ahn have also confirmed their relationship and actor Jung Kyung Ho revealed that he has a girlfriend.
SEE ALSO: [Breaking] T-ara"s Soyeon and Oh Jong Hyuk revealed to have been dating for the past 3 years
In addition, there have been rumors about whether Sulli is dating Dynamic Duo"s Choiza. Now, joining the list, is a new rumor that INFINITE"s L is dating ulzzang Kim Do Yeon who is known for her statement of eating 1.2 tons of chocolate over the past 6 years on tvN"s "Martian Virus"