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G.NA’s comeback MV to star actors Otani Ryohei and Kim Min Gyo

By in News posted Oct April 16th, 2014 No comments
G.NA has already started filming the music video for her comeback track "Pretty Lingerie" ("GN.A"s Secret"), and it looks like Japanese actor Otani Ryohei as well as actor and director Kim Min Gyo will be featured in the MV!

SEE ALSO: G.NA makes a lovely bride in a wedding dress in comeback teaser images



Cube Entertainment shared the above behind-the-scenes photos of G.NA with the starring actors on set, raising curiosity about what kind of roles they"ll have in the MV. Kim Min Gyo and G.NA previously worked together on the tvN comedy program "SNL Korea", and from the still cuts, it seems he"ll be playing a less-than-polite character.

"Pretty Lingerie" is about what happens when a woman falls in love. Stay tuned for G.NA"s first comeback in a year on April 21!

Kim Ji Won Wants to Change Her Evil Image from ‘The Heirs’

By in News posted Oct April 14th, 2014 No comments

Kim Ji Won brought up her evil character from The Heirs.

Kim Ji Won recently attended filming for Arirang TV’s Showbiz Korea.

After making her debut through a cellphone commercial with Big Bang in 2010, Kim Ji Won has been making appearances in numerous projects, including MBC’s sitcom High Kick, movie Scary Story, SBS’s The Heirs and more.

About her drama character, Kim Ji Won said, “When I first read the scenario for The Heirs, I thought she was really evil. But the more I read it, the more I started thinking from Rachel’s situation, so I began to feel sympathy for her.”

When asked who is closer to her ideal type between ‘Kim Tan’ and ‘Choi Young Do,’ Kim Ji Won chose ‘Choi Young Do’ without hesitating

You Who Came From the Stars/My Love From the Star EP20 preview

By in Synopsis Summary posted Oct February 26th, 2014 No comments
My Love From the Star EP20 Text Preview Suspicions about DMJ has turned South Korea upside down. DMJ is arrested under the suspicion of kidnapping CSY. SY is worried about DMJ that's why she doesn't want to leave his side but the moment she's away, DMJ's body starts to have abnormal reactions and collapses onto the ground.pic source (bts): heukbakipreview: sbs back in Joseon – the man says i wont forget what you said today.before I leave can I say one thing. before you leave this place I think you will love some woman and for her you will throw everything away for her. cuz a person who doesn’t believe in love will be miserable. “Man from the Stars” Final Episode Script CompletedThe script of “Man from the Stars” has been finalized

Former Girl’s Day member Ji In gets ready to debut with girl group Bebop in comical MV teaser for ‘I’m the Best’

By in News posted Oct February 11th, 2014 No comments
The ladies of rookie girl group Bebop, who are making their official debut this week, are catching eyes with their intriguing yet comical MV teaser for "I"m the Best" (Korean title: "I"m the Main").


SEE ALSO: Girl"s Day give their Lunar New Year greetings in lovely hanbok


Bebop consists of 3 members, A-Yeon, Juwoo, and Ji In. Ji In may be a familiar face to many as she is actually a former member of Girl"s Day. She"ll be re-debuting as part of this girl group with the song "I"m the Best".


The MV teaser portrays the 3 members enjoying what seems to be a refined dessert party, but yet are eyeing each other out of the corner of their eyes. Each seem to hint that they consider themselves to be the "main" or the "best" member through the teaser

Bae Doo Na and Jim Sturgess spotted on possible dates in Seoul during the Lunar New Year’s holiday

By in News posted Oct February 3rd, 2014 No comments

Rumors seem to be arising once more regarding a possible romantic relationship between Korean actress Bae Doo Na and American celebrity Jim Sturgess as people claim they have seen the two on dates during the Lunar New Year"s holiday.


An online community forum said, "During the Lunar New Year"s holiday, Bae Doo Na and Jim Sturgess went around downtown Seoul," and uploaded a picture of the two together. In the picture, the two of them appear to be waiting to pay at a bakery.


SEE ALSO: Bae Doo Na speaks up on dating rumors with Jim Sturgess



In addition, one SNS said, "I saw Bae Doo Na today. She came to the Korean belfry today with the same foreign man with whom she had a scandal," while another said, "Bae Doo Na and Jim Sturgess at Lee Tae Won"s Fashion Five

Soompi Weekly High Five – January Week 4

By in News posted Oct January 26th, 2014 No comments

Worried you might have missed out any important news in the week of Korean entertainment? Get comfortable and ready to scroll as we go through the best news and articles of this week in music, drama, variety and fashion.

This is your Weekly High Five (Beta Version)!

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1. Kara’s Nicole Quietly Goes to the U.S.A. to Prepare for Solo Comeback

2. Sasaeng Fan Sells EXO Members’ Underwear

3. Puer Kim Refutes Rumors That Her MV Disses YG and SM

4. Actors Cha Seung Won, Lim Yae Jin, and Jang Hyun Sung Sign Exclusive Contract with YG Entertainment

5. Eun Ji Won Worries That There Are Too Many Sexy Concept Girl Groups

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Looking Back at “Reply 1997″ and “Reply 1994″

By in News posted Oct January 13th, 2014 No comments

Warning: Contains Spoilers

1. Introduction

Last year, tvN scored a smash hit with “Reply 1997,” transporting us to a much simpler decade infused with nostalgia, growing pains, 90s pop culture and fan girls. The drama premiered with little hype, but gained recognition through word of mouth, becoming a sensation and breaking the 6% ratings barrier, considered to be high for a cable drama, and that’s not even counting the rebroadcasts. In fact, Episodes 15 and 16 of “Reply 1997” was broadcast on tvN, Olive, Mnet, OCN, Onstyle and Ongamenet simultaneously. Set in 1997 Busan, “Reply 1997″ was the coming-of-age story of a group of high schoolers who grow through their own share of teenage troubles

Brown Eyed Girls’ Ga In Planning a Solo Comeback in February

By in News posted Oct January 9th, 2014 No comments

Brown Eyed GirlsGa In will be making a solo comeback early February.

Ga In will be returning to the stage after her first solo release in October 2012. It has been a year and four months. Her first solo track “Bloom” received favorable reviews from the audience as she sang about a girl becoming a real woman with a lovely melody. The success of her first solo album is adding to the anticipation of her second solo comeback.

Last year, Ga In starred in PSY’s “Gentleman” music video and received attention from all over the world. It seems PSY will also be making a comeback next month, and their promotion period will overlap.

Ga In has joined forced with producer Jo Young Chul who also created “Bloom,” and is working on the last stages of her album

Jessica Leaves a Heart-warming Message for Sister Krystal’s Birthday

By in News posted Oct October 24th, 2013 No comments

Jessica of Girls’ Generation has left a sweet message in celebration of f(x)‘s Krystal‘s birthday, showing to the world exactly how much she loves her baby sis.

Jessica wrote on her Weibo, “Baby krys’s 20th bday!! Thank you mom. She is the most precious and lovely girl on earth. I’m glad you were born, Soo Jung.” Soo Jung is Krystal’s Korean name, and Krystal celebrates her 20th birthday (by Korean reckoning) on October 24.

Jessica also included a collage of pictures in which the Jung sisters fool around in the front of the camera, making cute and funny faces. The picture shows how close these two are and alike in their beauty.

Krystal is currently busy filming her SBS drama “The Heirs” and performing with her group f(x)

Actress Lee Yeon Hee Enjoys a Good Time Near the Seacoast

By in News posted Oct October 18th, 2013 No comments

On October 15, several pictures of Lee Yeon Hee enjoying some time in Jeju Island were posted on her official Facebook. Along with the pictures, she wrote, “I came to Jeju Island to film a commercial and I’m spending such a great time.”

In the pictures, the actress is wearing jeans with a black rider jacket and smiling so brightly towards the camera. The piictures consist of her looking flawless next to a traditional Korean stone Dolharubang and smiling with the lovely blue ocean in the background.

Two days later, Lee Yeon Hee posted a black and white selca on her mini-homepage and wrote, “I’m now in Busan. I look so tired after finishing up some work. It seems like autumn missed us and we jumped right over to the cold winter weather.”

The actress is currently considering appearing in the upcoming MBC drama “Miss Korea” and is awaiting the opening date of her movie she starred with 2PM’s Taecyeon called “Marriage Blue

Yum Jung Ah -1972

By in Actress posted Oct September 23rd, 2012 No comments

Name: 염정아 / Yum Jung Ah (Yeom Jeong-ah)
Profession: Actress
Date of birth: 1972-July-28
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 171cm
Weight: 49kg
Blood type: A
Family: 2 younger sisters
Education: JoongAng University
Talent agency: N.O.A Entertainment

TV Series

Shut Up Flower Boy Band (tvN, 2012) cameo
Royal Family (MBC, 2011)
Working Mom (SBS, 2008)
Say You Love Me (MBC, 2004)
Sweetheart (SBS, 2003)
Pure Heart (KBS, 2001)
Emperor Wang Gun (KBS, 2000)
Crystal (SBS, 1999)
Model (SBS, 1997)
Scent of an Apple (MBC, 1996)
Good Man and Woman (KBS, 1995)
창공 / The Blue Sky (KBS, 1995)
금요일의 여인 / Friday’s Woman (KBS, 1993)
인간의 땅 / Land of People (KBS)
야망 / Ambition (MBC)
Il-Ji-Mae (MBC, 1993)
Our Heaven (MBC, 1993)

Movies

Spy (2012)
Woochi (2009)
The Worst Guy Ever (2007)
The Old Garden (2007)
Boy, Goes To Heaven (2005)
Sad Movie (2005)
Lovely Rival (2005)
Three Extremes – Cut (2005)
The Big Swindle (2004)
Reconstruction of a Crime
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
H (2002)
Tell me Something (1999)
The Terrorist (1995)
Jazz Bar Hiroshima

Awards

2011 Korea Drama Festival Awards: Best Actress Award (Royal Family)
2004 25th Blue Dragon Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress (The Big Swindle)
1998 KBS Acting Awards: Female Actor Award
1992 Miss International: Photogenic Award
1992 Miss International: Third place
1991 Miss Korea Pageant: Photogenic Award
1991 Miss Korea Pageant: First Runner-up


Yum Jung Ah

By in Actress posted Oct September 23rd, 2012 No comments

Name: 염정아 / Yum Jung Ah (Yeom Jeong-ah)
Profession: Actress
Date of birth: 1972-July-28
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 171cm
Weight: 49kg
Blood type: A
Family: 2 younger sisters
Education: JoongAng University
Talent agency: N.O.A Entertainment

TV Series

Shut Up Flower Boy Band (tvN, 2012) cameo
Royal Family (MBC, 2011)
Working Mom (SBS, 2008)
Say You Love Me (MBC, 2004)
Sweetheart (SBS, 2003)
Pure Heart (KBS, 2001)
Emperor Wang Gun (KBS, 2000)
Crystal (SBS, 1999)
Model (SBS, 1997)
Scent of an Apple (MBC, 1996)
Good Man and Woman (KBS, 1995)
창공 / The Blue Sky (KBS, 1995)
금요일의 여인 / Friday’s Woman (KBS, 1993)
인간의 땅 / Land of People (KBS)
야망 / Ambition (MBC)
Il-Ji-Mae (MBC, 1993)
Our Heaven (MBC, 1993)

Movies

Spy (2012)
Woochi (2009)
The Worst Guy Ever (2007)
The Old Garden (2007)
Boy, Goes To Heaven (2005)
Sad Movie (2005)
Lovely Rival (2005)
Three Extremes – Cut (2005)
The Big Swindle (2004)
Reconstruction of a Crime
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
H (2002)
Tell me Something (1999)
The Terrorist (1995)
Jazz Bar Hiroshima

Awards

2011 Korea Drama Festival Awards: Best Actress Award (Royal Family)
2004 25th Blue Dragon Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress (The Big Swindle)
1998 KBS Acting Awards: Female Actor Award
1992 Miss International: Photogenic Award
1992 Miss International: Third place
1991 Miss Korea Pageant: Photogenic Award
1991 Miss Korea Pageant: First Runner-up


Jung Ryu Won

By in Actress posted Oct September 12th, 2012 No comments

Name: 정려원 / Jung Ryu Won (Jeong Ryeo Won)
Real name: 정여원 / Jung Yu Won (Jeong Yeo Won)
Nicknames: “Hot Dog” and “DaRamJue” (squirrel)
Profession: Actress and singer
Birthdate: 1982-Jan-21
Birthplace: South Korea
Height: 168cm
Weight: 45kg
Star sign: Aquarius
Blood type: B
Family: Older brother and younger sister
Talent agency: TN Entertainment
Education: Joong Pyun Elementary, MacGregor State High School, Griffin University, GoRyu University
Skills: Playing the piano and gymnastics
Languages: Korean and English
Hobbies: Music, watching movies, sketching, and drawing character
Religion: Christianity
K-pop group: Chakra (Disbanded in 2006)

TV Series

Salaryman Chohanji (SBS, 2012)
Princess Ja Myung Go (SBS, 2009)
What Star Did You Come From (MBC, 2006)
Autumn Shower (MBC, 2005)
My Lovely Sam-Soon (MBC, 2005)
Hello Franceska (MBC, 2005)
Papa Sea (MBC, 2004)
Argon (MBC, 2003)
Saxophone (KBS2, 2002)

Movies

Pain (2011)
In Love and the War (2011)
Castaway on the Moon (2009)
Two Faces of My Girlfriend (2007)
My Boyfriend is Type-B (2005)
Emergency 19 (2002)

Endorsements

Soolsool
Minute Maid (with Daniel Henney)
Giordano (with Bi and Jang Dong Gun)
Neutrogena
MPLE (with Yoon Eun Hye)
Actyon

Awards

2007 28th Blue Dragon Film Festival: Best New Female Performer Award (Two Faces of My Girlfriend)
2006 MBC Drama Awards: PD Award
2005 MBC Drama Awards: Excellence Award (My Lovely Sam-Soon)
2005 MBC Entertainment Awards: Excellence Award (My Lovely Sam-Soon)

Note

Jung was born in Korea but emigrated to Brisbane, Australia at 12with her family (her father has a retail business)

Hwang Jung Min

By in Actor posted Oct September 8th, 2012 No comments

Name: 황정민 / Hwang Jung Min (Hwang Jeong Min)
Profession: Actor
Birthdate: 1970-Sep-01
Birthplace: Mansan, South Gyeongsang, South Korea
Height: 180cm
Weight: 75kg
Star sign: Virgo
Blood type: O
Family: Wife/Musical actress Kim Mi Hye
Education: Seoul Arts University (Theater Major)
Skills: Basketball, musical instruments

TV Series

Korean Peninsula (CSTV, 2012)
That Fool (KBS2, 2009)

Movies

Blades of Blood (2010)
Shadow Murder (2009)
A Man Who Was Superman (2007)
Eleventh Mom (2007)
Happiness (2007)
Black House (2007)
Bloody Tie (2006)
My Lovely Week (2005)
You are my Sunshine (2005)
Heaven’s Soldiers (2005)
A Bittersweet Life (2005) Cameo
This Charming Girl (2004)
A Good Lawyer’s Wife (2003)
YMCA Baseball Team (2002)
Road Movie (2002)
She (2001)
Waikiki Brothers (2001)
Shiri (1999)
The General’s Son (1990)

Awards

2007 28th Blue Dragon Film Festival: Popularity Award
2006 29th Golden Cinema Festival: Best Male Actor Award
2006 2nd Max Movie’s Best Movie’s: Best Male Lead Actor Award
2005 4th Korean Movie Awards: Best Male Lead Actor Award
2005 4th Korean Movie Awards: Supporting Male Actor Award
2005 Blue Dragon Awards: Best Male Lead Actor Award
2005 Grand Bell Movie Awards: Supporting Male Actor Award
2002 3rd Pusan International Film Festival: Best New Actor Award