On a twist on the traditional End-of-Year ′Best of′ lists, we′ve been asking you guys to predict the future instead!
If you haven′t noticed, we′ve been raking in the nominations since early December over in our ′Let′s Talk′ forum for multiple categories.
Some of you guys were a little overenthusiastic in your nominations (we′ve done our best not to count spam posts, and only count legitimate posts), but we′ve got the Top 5 nominees for the Top Rising Actress of 2014 category!
Read on and vote below!
Depsite not having a leading role, Krystal managed to steal the spotlight in The Heirs with her eye-catching performance.
To our surprise, The Heirs was Krystal′s first drama series (not counting her sitcom roles), so we have nothing but anticipation for what this f(x) member will bring with the new year!
miss A′s Suzy
Compared to 2012, Suzy took 2013 slow with just one project, which still managed to steal the hearts of viewers
The Heirs will be presenting fans with a Christmas present by airing a special episode on December 25.
The SBS hit drama The Heirs which aired its final episode on December 12, is still being remembered and missed by numerous fans.
In order to return the love of the fans, SBS decided to include a special edition of the drama under the title The Heirs Christmas Edition with the subtitle ‘Withstand the weight of love,’ instead of the original ‘Withstand the weight of the crown.’
It has been reported that the special episode will mostly feature the romance between the characters.
Photo credit: SBS
Here we go with first stills of tvN’s new romance drama Emergency Couple, taken from its recent teaser shoots. The drama stars Choi Jin-hyuk (Heirs, Gu Family Book) and Song Ji-hyo (Mandate of Heaven) as ex-spouses who reconnect on the job—as doctors in the same emergency room. (Let’s just hope all the romancing happens around the doctoring, because I’d at least like to preserve my illusions that when I go in for medical care, that’s what my doctors are thinking about.)
We’ll have to go on faith that these two will make a cute couple, but as they’re both actors with a lot of personal charm, I’m remaining hopeful. (Fine, I’m always hopeful. I know this. Sometimes this is a cause of more grief than comfort, but what can I say, I always want things to be good
On the December 21 episode of the MBC variety show “Infinity Challenge,” Big Bang member Daesung was invited as a guest on the special “Lonely Friends” episode. Along with other guests Ji Sang Ryul, Kim Young Chul, Kim Na Young, Park Hwee Soon, Girls’ Generation’s Sunny, Brown Eyed Girls‘ Narsha, Jin Goo, Ryu Seung Soo, Ahn Young Mi, Shin Sung Woo, and Kim Jae Dong, Daesung came dressed to the nines for the holiday party.
The “Infinity Challenge” members began to tease Daesung about his outfit and looks upon his entrance to the party, asking him why he didn’t come to last year’s “Ugly Friends” special. Daesung countered loudly that he didn’t belong in that show; besides, K
Although his character from The Heirs grew up with no love, Kim Woo Bin said that is not the case for him.
On December 18, Vogue Girl magazine released photos of Kim Woo Bin, who posed quite comfortably as he shot out charisma with his simple glances.
It’s said that it was on the photo shoot of this magazine that he watched the last episode of The Heirs, making the interview focus a little on his character, Choi Young Do.
“Unlike Choi Young Do in The Heirs, I was raised with a lot of love from my parents,” said Kim Woo Bin. “We even have a family Kakaotalk chat room. And I’m really close with my little sister who is three years younger than I am.”
Now that the drama was over, he was asked what kind of things he wants to try these days
The new SBS drama “Man from the Stars” kicked off on December 18 taking over the Wednesday/Thursday time slot from Heirs. I will be covering this fantasy rom-com for Soompi on a weekly basis. Please be sure to check in and share your thoughts about this drama!
When Do Min Joon landed on Earth 400 years ago, he didn’t realize how much he would dislike living there. He doesn’t age, making it very hard to build relationships with other people, and his super abilities like extra sensitive hearing and the power to stop time don’t seem to do him much good. It’s understandable that over time Min Joon has developed a very cynical outlook towards human life. How will this viewpoint change as he interacts with the loud and opinionated actress Chun Song Yi? As fate would have it, these two already have a deep connection, a connection which spans over 400 years
Gallup Korea interviewed 1702 people of both genders over the age of 13 between November 1 and 18. They asked interviewees to name two actors or actresses who were outstanding in 2013. Gallup Korea released the results of their survey on December 17.
2013’s top two spots were taken by married couple Lee Bo Young and Ji Sung, with 11.0% and 8.1% of votes respectively. Lee Bo Young and Ji Sung have had a great 2013, each starring in well-received dramas and finally getting married after a seven-year romance. They received support across all age groups, but were most popular amongst those in their 30s and 40s.
In first place, Lee Bo Young has had two huge hits this year, with KBS daily drama “My Daughter Seo Young” and SBS drama “I Hear Your Voice
Super Junior member, Heechul, suggested a best couple award nomination for the year-end acting awards.
On episode 43 of JTBC’s variety program, “Ssulzun,” the panel discussed the year-end award nominees for the three major broadcasting companies.
The panel on the show especially focused their attention on the highlight of the acting awards, the “Best Couple” Award. Kim Heechul nominated Kim Won (Choi Jin Hyuk) and Kim Tan (Lee Min Ho) for the award. The two actors starred in SBS’ “The Heirs” as half brothers.
Park Ji Yoon, another member of the panel, nominated another same gender couple in the same drama. She said, “The chemistry between Han Ki Ye (Kim Sun Ryung) and the house maid (Park Hee Nam played by Kim Mi Kyung) was great
A new battle for ratings has started with two new drama premieres from SBS and MBC, “Man from the Stars” and “Miss Korea,” respectively. They go against incumbent, KBS’s “Beautiful Man.”
SBS’s new Wed-Thurs drama “Man from the Stars” has a strong debut getting 15.6% of the viewership according to the Nielson Korean Ratings. This is 4% increase in ratings from the debut of the previous SBS drama “The Heirs” which occupied the same time slot.
MBC’s new drama “Miss Korea” debuted with 7% of viewership, up 1.7% from the final episode of “Medical Top Team” ratings last Thursday.
KBS2′s “Beautiful Man” is still struggling with 3.5% of the viewership
On December 17, Park Shin Hye attended a press conference for “The Heirs” and talked about how she felt about the drama after it aired its final episode.
When asked who she would pick between Kim Tan and Choi Young Do in real life, she replied, “If you told me I had to pick one between the two? That would be difficult. Wouldn’t you have to think about your future in-laws and stuff related to that? Young Do’s father is scary, but since he won’t ever lay a hand on a woman, I suppose he might be better than the rest. I guess I personally would prefer someone who listens to me, but I still think I would choose Tan.”
When asked to pick between Lee Min Ho and Kim Woo Bin in real life, she joked, “It would be perfect if you could combine half of the qualities from each of them into one guy
“Man from the Stars
” is the drama following the highly popular drama “The Heirs
.” Lets enjoy another roller coaster ride together, my friends!Reporter 1
: The early historical records state that an unfamiliar shape with a reddish light present was reported to the king.Reporter 2
: The record states that it could possibly either be a meteorite or a UFO.Chun Song Y
i: I’m Chun Song Yi.Do Min Joon
: Do I need to know you?Chun Song Yi
: How does he not know me? Is he an alien?Do Min Joon
: I said this to people who didn’t know who I am.Chun Song Yi
: This *smack.Do Min Joon
: Not smack, but arrogant.Chun Song Yi
: Geez, shut up!Chun Song Yi
: Don’t people all do that and live?Do Min Joon
: If this wasn’t a dream, I’d like to see you before I leave
The drama world kept our eyes glued to the screen all year round, but it’s time to decide which drama stole the show in 2013.
We’ve divided the year’s dramas into categories by timeslot – Mon/Tues, Wed/Thurs and Fri/Weekend – so be sure to check out each category and, of course, vote!
But choose wisely, because the top drama from each timeslot will advance to the final round, where the drama with the most votes from each category will compete for the title of Mwave′s Drama of the Year.
We have been rolling out polls for the 2013 Mwave Drama Awards all month, so be sure to get your votes in over in our poll section before voting ends!
7th Grade Civil Servant
Joo Won had a busy 2013, and it all started with MBC drama 7th Grade Civil Servant, which ran from January to March this year
Wednesday and Thursday nights will be a battle field for dramas. Actor Lee Sun Kyun commented about his drama, “Miss Korea,” battling it out with Kim Soo Hyun‘s “Man from the Stars.”
On December 16, MBC’s “Miss Korea” held a press conference before the drama’s first broadcast. In regards to the drama’s timeslot, Lee Sun Kyun expressed, “It would be a lie if I said that I didn’t care about the other drama. It has distinguished actors, it’s on the same day, and it’s on the same time, so I am worried. Honestly. Our drama has its own merit. I believe our drama is up for the competition. Our actors have really good chemistry, and combined with our team work, we will excel.”
Furthermore, SBS’ “Man from the Stars” will continue after the high ratings of the previous drama, “The Heirs
Answer Me 1994 Recap - Episode 15 by Dramabeans:
With all the husband hullaballoo, sometimes the secondary characters feel a bit too secondary, but then they’ll step to the fore with something really sweet. It’s easy to get caught up in the Oppa-Chilbongie wars (omg you guys are killing me with them), but this drama has a lot more to offer than fanwars and shipping, which is actually why I think it’s doing itself a disservice to be so coy with the “Who is he?” gimmick. Because when the show is all about the small, revealing character moments, it’s totally got my heart.
EPISODE 15: “The people who changed me, Part 2″
It’s January 1996, and Na-jung is caught in a fierce tug-of-war with Garbage in the front yard… because she’s trying to sneak him into her room at night and he’s resisting
Actor Lee Min Ho, who recently wrapped up filming of his hit SBS drama “The Heirs,” left a message and video on his official Facebook account, saying goodbye to the drama and his character, Kim Tan, and cheering on his fans.
Lee Min Ho wrote, “I was happy the past four months as Kim Tan. I hope that everyone also gains courage from ‘The Heirs’- forward!” “Forward” was one the phrases that Kim Tan liked to say to Cha Eun Sang (Park Shin Hye) when he was asking her to have courage.
The actor also revealed a behind the scenes video of the last day of shooting of “The Heirs,” which shows Lee Min Ho saying goodbye and thanking the staff of the drama. Though it was a blustery and snowy day in Seoul, the bright smiles of Lee Min Ho and the staff could not be kept down.
In the video at around the 0:13 mark, Lee Min Ho is asked what Kim Tan is to him
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Everyone needs a friend to lean on when life gets hard, and luckily for Kim Woo Bin, he has several friends (very handsome friends, if we may add) that he can count on.
Lee Jong Suk
Lee Jong Suk is the first person to come to mind when putting the words ‘Kim Woo Bin’ and ‘bromance’ together, since these two really sparked the bromance culture in 2013.
They filmed the KBS drama, School 2013 together, as the on-and-off, on-again best friends, who fought through trials and high school drama together.
Lee Jong Suk and Kim Woo Bin became so engrossed in their roles that they eventually made their bromance public.
While Kim Woo Bin might have a prettygirlfriend by his side, fans still vote Kim Woo Bin with Lee Jong Seok as the best couple
“The Heirs” Recap has been written by Soompi Forum moderator laquetahodge for us on a weekly basis. She has her own blog called K-Drama Central with a lot of useful information and advice on what to watch, in case your drama plate isn’t full enough! -soomp
Well the time has come, “The Heirs” has finished. If you want to cry, we’ll have a moment of silence for those going through early withdrawal symptoms. We didn’t get a terrible ending, not everyone got a happy ending, but it wasn’t too open that left me guessing. I don’t like being left guessing after an ending, it feels so unsatisfying. So what were some major moments and some of my favorite scenes from the final week? Let’s find out.
Won and Hyun Joo Break Up
Can’t say I didn’t see this one coming, we had all the signs in what little screen time our Tan/Eun Sang mirrored couple had
Actress Yoon Son Ha recently took photos with her younger co-stars Lee Min Ho, Kim Woo Bin, Park Shin Hye and Kim Ji Won from the hit drama series, “The Heirs.”
On December 13, Yoon Son Ha shared the photos taken at a restaurant somewhere in Seoul with the rest of the staff and cast. In the drama, Yoon Son Ha plays the role of Rachel Yoo’s mother, Esther Lee.
It was reported that actors Lee Min Ho, Park Shin Hye, Kim Woo Bin, Choi Won Young, Kim Mi Kyung, Kang Min Hyuk, Cho Yoon Woo, Lim Joo Eun ,Kim Ji Won, Jeon Soo Jin and Kim Sung Ryung attended the dinner get-together.
“The Heirs” aired its final episode on December 12, which garnered over 25.6% of the viewership ratings, knocking out competitors airing in the same slot
With the conclusion of SBS’ drama “The Heirs, “ viewers could not help notice something ‘extra’ among the last few scenes.
The last episode of the drama, which aired on December 12, included a moment in which Kim Tan, played by Lee Min Ho, envisioned a future scene in which he holds a party at his house. Being of wealth and status, Kim Tan imagined a future involving luxurious food, people, and atmosphere.
However, viewers could not help but notice a beauty amongst the background extras. Shown for a mere three to four seconds, a waitress walking by offering champagne stood out in the background.
Despite the extra’s brief appearance, the internet buzzed wildly about the unknown beauty as people began to take note of her resemblance to actress Kim Tae Hee. The nameless extra’s ability to stand out in the backgrounds raises questions as to whether we can soon expect to see her in a future drama of her own
Who knew that WINNER member Kang Seung Yoon used to resemble the ultimate flower boy Goo Jun Pyo?
The idol’s passport picture was revealed on the group’s own reality show MNet’s “WinnerTV” on December 13. The group members were passing time on their way to the airport, and they decided to take turns showing their passport photos. Kang Seung Yoon was the last one to give a peek of his passport after fellow members Lee Seung Hun, Nam Tae Hyun, Kim Jin Woo, and Song Min Ho had shown theirs.
Before letting the camera film the passport page, the members got a preview of the photo. Immediately after seeing the leader’s picture, all of them burst into laughter. Member Nam Tae Hyun said while laughing, “So this is how Kang Seung Yoon can change