Actress, Honey Lee, has been casted as the lead female role for the new tvN drama, “Marriage, Not Dating.”
On May 1, according to an official of the program, Honey Lee has been casted for the lead female role, Park Chan Bi, who’s originally from the countryside but works at a luxury brand store. It has been known that this drama will be aired after “Gapdong.”
Actor, Yeon Woo Jin, has also been casted as the lead male role, Gong Ki Tae, who graduated from an Ivy League college and is an expert in plastic surgery. A romantic relationship will be developed between the two characters as they bicker with each other throughout the drama.
According to an official from tvN, they said, “At the moment, Honey Lee is coordinating with the staff regarding the role of Park Chan Bi
Goo Hara followed after Lee Hyori and BoA by attending a photoshoot with the renowned brand Oakley.
The photoshoot carried out with the concept ‘who is myself.’
Goo Hara posed for the camera wearing Oakley’s stylish eyewear, pulling off different looks.
From matching a pink shirt with studious glasses to showcase feminine and intelligent charms to wearing a leather jacket with a pair of mirror sunglasses for a chic image, Goo Hara was praised for showing off different images for the photoshoot.
An affiliate of Oakley said, “The photoshoot features different charms of Goo Hara as its concept is about finding yourself. Goo Hara perfectly pulled off different styles that go along with each of the eyewear."
Meanwhile, Goo Hara’s photoshoot for Oakley will be included in the May issue of W magazine
The latest episode of KBS 2TV “Vitamin” talked about temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and found out the condition of the guests’ jaws on the show through various tests. In the show, G.NA was diagnosed with a severe case of TMD.
In a previous guesting in “Vitamin,” G.NA was warned that she is severely underweight for her age and in this episode, G.NA confirms the doubts that she has regarding her problems with her teeth as she is diagnosed with a serious TMD.
“I’m currently undergoing treatment at the dentist for my teeth, but I didn’t imagine that I could have a problem like TMD,” says G.NA who became suddenly worried about the results of the tests.
“In G.NA’s case, her molars at both sides are not good and she cannot properly chew food
The new SBS miniseries “You’re Surrounded” not only has a star-studded cast, including Cha Seung Won, Lee Seung Gi, and Go Ara, but the show also has the phenomenal cinematographer/director pair of Lee Gil Bok and Yoo In Sik. This is the pair’s seventh time working together, and Lee Gil Bok said, “We’re confident that ‘You’re Surrounded’ can gain as much popularity as ‘Man From the Stars.’”
Lee Gil Bok previously showed his talent as a cinematographer on the set of “Man From the Stars,” and is currently hard at work in order to yield a great visual result with the upcoming drama, as well.
Lee Gil Bok and Yoo In Sik started at SBS at similar times, and have worked together on pieces such as “Bad Housewife,” “Giant,” “History of a Salaryman,” “Incarnation of Money,” and others, the first pair of their kind in Korea
Cha Seung Won expressed his respect for Lee Seung Gi.
SBS’s upcoming drama You Are All Surrounded held a press conference on April 30 at SBS hall in Mokdong, attended by the cast members, including Lee Seung Gi, Cha Seung Won, Go Ara, Ahn Jae Hyeon, Sung Ji Roo and Park Jung Min, as well as Yoo In Sik PD.
One of the focus points of the drama is the collaboration between Cha Seung Won and Lee Seung Gi, both of whom have never let people down with their acting abilities or viewership ratings.
When the reporters poured out questions on acting alongside each other, Cha Seung Won responded, “This is not my first encounter with Lee Seung Gi. Lee Seung Gi appeared as a cameo in MBC’s drama Greatest Love. I’ve also shot a commercial with him. We’ve known each other since long ago due to a twist and turn of events
Singer Lee Seung Hwan made the hard decision to release a new music video during this difficult season of mourning because he wants to help everyone who are currently depressed.
On April 30, he dropped the music video for “Best Time of Life.” It’s one of the tracks included in his eleventh studio album “Fall to Fly.”
An agency representative stated, “The track is to cheer the normal folks who, are full of passion, are quietly going about their day each day. It’s a message that conveys the best time of life is not in the memories, but right now in the present.”
Actress Jung Han Bi makes a cameo in the music video. Previously, Lee Seung Hwan shared in an interview that she’s “a rookie actress that stands out
On April 29, actor Lee Jong Suk attended a press conference for SBS’ new Monday-Tuesday “Doctor Stranger.”
In the drama, Lee Jong Suk will play the role of Park Hoon, a genius surgeon. Although he was born in the South, Park Hoon ends up being raised in North Korea through a series of fated events. After seeing his first love disappear right before his eyes, he puts everything on the line in order to find her again.
At the press conference – when asked about the burden of viewer ratings – Lee Jong Suk stated, “The director told me that even if the drama does not end up doing well, it would be okay because I will have the opportunity to show many different sides of my acting. I had a mental breakdown due to the difficulty of portraying my character. I am really relying on the director to guide me
What would happen if different artists are to live together under one roof? This is what viewers will try to find out as new SBS variety program “Roommate” airs this Sunday, May 4.
Originally set for broadcast on April 20, the show’s first airing was postponed to two weeks later in respect to the Sewol Ferry tragedy. The show is positioned to be closer to the viewers than “Dad” and would feel more like a family than “Superman.” The new show “Roommate” will try to get the viewers’ attention with inviting content as it goes head to head with already established and popular variety shows, KBS 2TV Happy Sunday’s “Superman Returns” and MBC Sunday Night’s “Daddy! Where Are We Going?”
“Roommate” will have 11 celebrities—actors Lee Dong Wook, Seo Kang Joon, and Park Min Woo, actress Hong Soo Hyun, singer-actor Shin Sung Woo, model-host Lee So Ra, 2NE1′s Park Bom, After School’s Nana, EXO’s Chanyeol, comedian Jo Se Ho, and ultimate fighter Song Ga Yeon—living in a house with five rooms and 60 cameras ready to capture their every move
With a week left before show time, MBC’s Triangle unveiled new trailers for the upcoming series.
On April 29, MBC uploaded the two trailers for Triangle on its official Youtube account. Both trailers proved to be action-packed with intense scenes in the story of three brothers who were separated and ended up living three different lives.
The second teaser also provided a short glimpse of Choo Sung Hoon’s special cameo appearance.
The drama starring Lee Bum Soo, Kim Jae Joong, and Im Si Wan is set to air on May 5.
Photo Credit: MBC.
The official poster for the upcoming SBS Monday-Tuesday drama “Doctor Stranger” is out.
Actor Lee Jong Suk stars as Park Hoon, a boy who gets kidnapped with his father by the North Korean forces. Upon his arrival in the northern part of the Korean peninsula, Park Hoon is taught to become a doctor by his doctor father and he later on becomes a bright chest surgeon. Park Hoon then flees to South Korea where he begins to work as a doctor in South Korea’s top hospital Dongwoo University Hospital. Despite being recognized as a genius in his workplace, Park Hoon feels lonely due to his girlfriend (played by Jin Sae Yeon) Song Jae Hee being stuck in North Korea. To bring Song Jae Hee to come live with him in South Korea, he does everything and anything to make money.
Other actors who are starring in the drama include Park Hae Jin and Kang So Ra
MBC"s upcoming drama "Triangle" released still cuts of Jaejoong singing and shedding tears atop a high mountain as he deplores his difficult life as character, Young Dal. At the age of seven, he lost his parents and separated from his older brother (played by Lee Bum Soo) and younger brother (Siwan). Since then, he has been readily doing anything in order to make money. In these pictures, the sunset paints the sky in the empty background to emphasize his loneliness and endurance of hardships.
SEE ALSO: Jaejoong becomes a sexy motorcyclist in still cuts for drama "Triangle"
In relation to his character, Jaejoong said, "The man"s lonely inner side is displayed during the process of overcoming the conditions in his desperate attempt to live
Even Lee Bo Young’s stuntwoman for “God’s Gift – 14 Days” was amazed by the actress’s dedication.
Lee Bo Young’s stuntwoman, Kim Soo Young, said, “We’ve been filming for about two to three months now, and my whole body is covered in bruises. Because the outfits are tight, it’s impossible to wear any sort of padding, so my knees and elbows are always bruised.”
Lee Bo Young commented on this: “I thought it was a bit too much. Seeing not a man, but a delicate woman as a stunt double made me so apologetic.”
Kim Soo Young said, “I get worried because the same goes for Lee Bo Young, and she could get hurt. Her outfit is tight, which prevents her from wearing padding. But her style is to go all out, even though there are other actors who get upset even when they just fall
Lyn and MC the Max’s Lee Soo will be tying the knot.
Lyn and Lee Soo will be getting married on September 19 in Conrad Hotel in Yeouido, after dating for three years and going public with their relationship last year.
An affiliate of Lyn and Lee Soo confirmed through enews on April 29, “They were planning on getting married this year, but it hasn’t been long since they’ve decided on the exact date. Lyn and Lee Soo will be getting married on September 19 and have reserved a wedding hall.”
Lyn and Lee Soo went public with their relationship last April, becoming one of the representative couples in k-pop world.
Lyn debuted in 2001 with her first album My First Confession and since received a lot of love by singing various OST tracks, including My Destiny from SBS’s You Who Came From the Stars
The cast members of MBC’s upcoming drama Triangle held their first script reading.
The script reading took place recently in MBC Dream Center in Ilsan, gathering the senior and junior actors of Triangle.
Prior to the reading, chief producer Joo Sung Woo and director Yoo Chul Yong thanked the cast and staff members for riding on the same boat and wished for no accidents throughout filming. Writer Choi Wan Kyu received loud applause from the cast members upon making a promise to deliver no last minute scripts.
Once the script reading started, the cast members transformed into their drama characters, passionately reading their lines.
The reading site was particularly filled with laughter when the director, cast and staff members all started singing along during the part when Kim Jae Joong started singing sadly for his part
Jin Hyuk PD reminisced over the time when he worked with Lee Jong Suk when he was just starting out as an actor.
SBS’s new drama Doctor Stranger held a press conference on April 29 at SBS hall in Mokdong, attended by Lee Jong Suk, Park Hae Jin, Jin Se Yeon, Kang Sora, SISTAR’s Bora and more.
Lead actor Lee Jong Suk made his drama debut through SBS’s Prosecutor Princess five years ago, which was also directed by Jin Hyuk PD.
Still carrying out their relationship, Jin Hyuk PD said, “As a director, it feels the most rewarding when the people I worked with achieve great success later on. I have a desire to always work with young people. That’s what I focused on for this drama’s casting as well. I cast people who have a bright future. In other words, the actors and actresses who can be successful after working with me, so I can also benefit from working with them again in the future
Actor Kim Jung Tae had viewers wishing "Superman is Back" gets back on air soon so we could all see the adorable entrance of his son Jihoo
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Kim Jung Tae tweeted on the 29th, "You can"t beat sleeping in the early evening", along with a photo of Jihoo, who goes by the nickname "Yakkungi", sleeping like a little angel.
Jihoo and his father have already completed their first filming so stay tuned for their entrance on an upcoming episode!
Actor Lee Jung Jae has dropped out of the cast for the new movie “Rouge,” a melodrama about a detective and a woman in a gang.
Lee Jung Jae injured his shoulder during action training for the film “Big Match.” The surgery was put off in order to finish filming, but in that time, the injury worsened.
“He [Lee Jung Jae] had the shoulder surgery on April 17, but it’s worse than we thought. He has to wear a cast, and the recovery time is twice that of what we had initially predicted,” said C-JeS Entertainment. Lee Jung Jae will be out for three months of recovery.
The film “Rouge” is now in a state of emergency, having lost their male lead, and the new actor to take Lee Jung Jae’s place has yet to be determined.
See also: BoA on Her New Movie “Big Match”: “I Think There Is a Fighting Instinct in Me”
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Actor Lee Jung Jae underwent shoulder surgery on April 17 and decided to step down from his follow-up movie Rouge.
C-JeS Entertainment, Lee Jung Jae’s agency, told enews on April 29, “Lee Jung Jae was injured while he was training for film Big Match. He underwent shoulder surgery on April 17 and decided to step down from his follow-up project Rouge in order to rest for his recovery.”
Lee Jung Jae took the role of a famous martial artist ’Choi Ik Ho’ who is falsely accused of murder in Big Match. Despite his injury, Lee Jung Jae continued to film and unfortunately, his injury became worse during filming.
A C-JeS Entertainment rep stated, “He had no choice but to step down from Rouge due to his injury
With only one more episodes left to air, “Empress Ki” is almost finished and the quest is now on to find who will be the righteous heir to Ha Ji Won‘s Monday-Tuesday drama throne.
While there are many factors that can contribute to the success of a drama such as a solid and highly captivating story line as well as the actors’ skills, it is the viewers who can really make or break the deal.
Starting next week, May 5, MBC will try to keep its reign of the time slot following “Empress Ki” with “Triangle,” while SBS will play its cards with “Doctor Stranger.” KBS, on the other hand, started earlier in the game with “Big Man” which started airing this week, the same night as the first of the two final episodes of “Empress Ki
"You"re Surrounded" cinematography director, who was also behind the cinematography for "You Who Came From the Stars", shared his confidence that his upcoming drama will do as well as its hit SBS predecessor in popularity!
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Lee Gil Bok boldly stated, "I have confidence that "You"re Surrounded" will achieve as much popularity as "You Who Came From the Stars" did."
"Although the director pairings of "You Who Came From the Stars" and "You"re Surrounded" are different, from my perspective from filming both dramas, I feel like they are one production... Especially because it is my seventh time working with Yoo In Sik PD for this drama, it is very special and given this aspect, I think it will do as well as "You Who Came From the Stars" (Jang Tae Yoo PD)