Lee Jung Jae has come a long way since his debut as a fashion model but his body may now be in even better shape since he"s playing a fighter.
It has been two decades since Lee made his acting debut in the 1993 drama "Dinosaur Teacher" but his star power was recognized almost immediately. His successful debut was followed a year later with an appearance on the bigger screen in the film "The Young Man."
His most recent films, "The Thieves" with Kim Soo Hyun and Jun Ji Hyun, "New World" with Choi Min Sik, and "The Face Reader" with Song Kang Ho, were all box office hits. And they were critically acclaimed.
He won a Best Actor Award for his 1999 film "City of the Rising Sun." He recovered from a lull in his career with the 2010 film "The Housemaid," which competed for top honors at the Cannes Film Festival
SBS’ “Pinocchio” has dropped stills from the upcoming November 26 episode of the show, in which Lee Jong Suk (playing Choi Dal Po) and Lee Yoo Bi (Yoon Yoo Rae) are being punished, holding their arms above their heads.
It’s a strange sight, as the two are clearly dressed for a professional environment, but assuming the punishment position reminiscent of old school days in Korea. The production team said, “Lee Jong Suk and Lee Yoo Bi are punished in the scene where they meet again, and the stills capture the two with their arms up even between filming, to maintain the reality of the punishment.”
The show also released stills of Park Shin Hye (Choi In Ha) meeting her mother Jin Kyung (Song Cha Ok), who has thus far been cold and uncaring towards her daughter
Just six months into her debut, rookie singer Megan Lee has run into problems with her agency’s exclusive contract.
Megan Lee is currently signed with g.o.d Kim Tae Woo’s agency Soul Shop Entertainment, and on November 25, it was revealed that she submitted a request for an injunction on her contract to the Seoul Central District Court.
A source from Megan Lee’s camp stated that the contract is unfair, including issues with breach penalties, the agency abusing its power to put down unfair terms, and the agency unilaterally setting a schedule for the artist without consulting her. “We had set a schedule abroad with permission from the agency, but the agency then went ahead and signed a contract with the musical ‘All Shook Up’ on their own
A video trailer has been released for upcoming movie “Today’s Love,” starring singer-actor Lee Seung Gi, as well as actress Moon Chae Won.
This romantic comedy tells the tale of an elementary school teacher (played by Lee Seung Gi) who falls for a TV weather forecaster (Moon Chae Won). It is scheduled for release in January 2015, and will also feature appearances from After School member Lizzy, as well as Ga In of Brown Eyed Girls.
The video shows clips from numerous scenes in the movie, including a comedic scene that involves Lee Seung Gi’s character carrying a seemingly drunk Moon Chae Won through the streets at nighttime, while the latter curses, insults him and even bites his ear
Teaser trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Shoot My Heart"
"Shoot My Heart" (2014)Directed by Mun Je-yongWith Lee Min-ki, Yeo Jin-goo, Yoo Oh-seong, Kim Jeong-tae, Kim Gi-cheon, Sin Goo,...SynopsisAn original by award winning writer Jeong Yoo-jeong-I"s novel, "Shoot My Heart" is a human drama about two men who break out of a mental hospital.Release date in Korea : 2015/01
KARA"s Hara made a guest appearance on the November 25 edition of SBS"s "Roommate" to show her support for the new maknae, Youngji! While Youngji and GOT7"s Jackson are known to bicker on the show and raise suspicions about having a "some" relationship, it appears the appearance of Hara grabbed most of Jackson"s attention on this episode.
In the episode, Youngji told Jackson, "Hara is coming over today," to which he responded, "She can come as often as she wants. She can even sleep over." Later, when Hara arrived at the house, Jackson even made requests to switch seats so that he could sit next to her, moved the food so they were closer to her on the table, and more, making everybody laugh. He even looked at her piercingly and said, "It"s fascinating."
Jo Se Ho said, "Please pick a male member of "Roommate" whom you thought was all right while watching the TV
(Photo : Kdramastars) "Running Man" stars Lee Kwang Soo and Song Ji Hyo will be presenters at the 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards. On November 24, CJ E&M released the list of the presenters for the 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards. The Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) is a leading event for Korean pop and Asian music. While the focus of the event is on the music, K-Drama, movie, and variety stars are showcased as award presenters and during the Red Carpet.
The star-studded listof presenters includes some of the top K-Drama and variety stars of the year including “Running Man” cast members Song Ji Hyo and Lee Kwang Soo. Beyond “Running Man,” Song Ji Hyo captured the hearts of viewers as divorced medical intern Oh Jin Hee on the tvN hit “Emergency Couple
The KBS 2 TV entertainment program "Superman Returns" Epik High Tablo and actress Kang Hye Jung"s daughter Lee Haru posed adorably in front of the camera with her dad. In the video of a men"s skincare brand, Lee Haru said, "Give an awesome daddy this Christmas," and posed adorably with her dad. She made peace signs with her dad at the camera, and smiled at him adorably. In another picture, she gave him a kiss on the cheek. She even danced to music, and made everyone in the filming scene laugh. In related news, the KBS 2 TV entertainment program "Superman Returns" tells a story of celebrities and their children. In addition to actor Song Il Gook and his triplets Dae Han, Min Gook, and Man Sae, MMA Choo Sung Hoon and his daughter Choo Sa Rang, singer Tablo of Epik High and his daughter Haru, and comedian Lee Hwi Jae and his twin sons also star in the show
Jang In-seob helped Lee Je-hoon to the end.
On the nineteenth episode of the SBS drama "Secret Door", Jang Dong-gi (Jang In-seob) who passed the qualification exam, won first place in the state examination. However, he soon hears that Lee Seon (Lee Je-hoon) is having conflicts with Yeong Jo (Han Seok-gyu) due to this matter.
Jang Dong-gi gave up his uniform telling Lee Seon that he didn"t want him to lose his authority because of him.
Jang In-seob who appeared as Jang Dong-gi who greatly affected Lee Seon"s political directions, managed to portray the character"s extreme change of mind very well.
In the scene where he says goodbye to Lee Seon, he doesn"t speak at one point and just smiles as if his words got caught in his throat
Added new poster, stills and updated cast for the upcoming Korean movie "Shoot My Heart" (2014)Directed by Mun Je-yongWith Lee Min-ki, Yeo Jin-goo, Yoo Oh-seong, Kim Jeong-tae, Kim Gi-cheon, Sin Goo,...SynopsisAn original by award winning writer Jeong Yoo-jeong-I"s novel, "Shoot My Heart" is a human drama about two men who break out of a mental hospital.Release date in Korea : 2015/01
Hot actor Lee Jong Suk is the new endorsement model for "Oakley
," where he is seen dressed in modern and chic outfits paired with matching sunglasses and frames from the new "Oakley" collection.
According to Oakley, they have high expectations of Lee Jong Suk, a leading participant of the new Hallyu wave. Through the actor, they"re hoping to communicate with a broadened scope of consumers. It was reported that during the photoshoot, Lee Jong Suk was professional and energetic throughout despite his busy filming schedule.
Meanwhile, Lee Jong Suk is garnering much love for his role in the newest drama, "Pinocchio" acting alongside Park Shin Hye and fellow actor-model, Kim Young Kwang
Several stills from Lee Minki and Yeo Jin Goo‘s upcoming movie Shoot My Heart were released on November 24th, sparking interest in the unique story line involving two psychiatric patients.
The movie features actors Lee Minki and Yeo Jin Goo as two patients in a psychiatric hospital, who become close friends while planning their escape. Lee Minki plays Seung Min, an heir to a large fortune who is forced into the ward by his family during an inheritance battle. Yeo Jin Goo plays Soo Myung, who suffers from a fear of scissors resulting from his mother’s suicide.
The recently released stills show glimpses of the two men’s lives in the hospital. In particular, shots of Yeo Jin Goo’s disheveled face, Lee Minki’s comical haircut, and their emotional interactions have piqued interest in the story behind the two characters
Photos from actor Lee Jong Suk’s photoshoot with global sports equipment and apparel company, Oakley Incorporated have finally been revealed.
The model-turned-actor was confirmed as the first ever official Korean model for Oakley earlier in November. A sneak peek at his photoshoot with the brand was given then, and at last, the full set of the pictorial from his first photoshoot with them has been released.
Jong Suk fell back on his modeling roots as he tried his hand at a new concept, “Urban Street Casual.” He adheres to the theme, dressing in both casual athletic wear and fashionable clothes to go out in, taking care to match his glasses with his outfits.
The photos focus on Jong Suk’s chiseled face as he pensively stares into the distance while wearing regular glasses, and poses sexily as he wears his sunglasses both indoors and outdoors
On Sunday, 23rd of November, the drummer of the famous boy band group, CN BLUE, had a first-ever local fan meet in Sunshine City Plaza, Ma On Shan, organized by the SMILES Production.
Kang Min-Hyuk is also locally famous due to his role of ‘Yoon Chan-Young’, a top-of-class high school student, in the popular Korean drama, ‘The Heirs’, also starring Kim Woo-Bin, Lee Min-Ho, and Park Shin-Hye.
Upon his arrival on the stage, he managed to say some basic Cantonese phrases to his fans, such as “Hello” and “I love you Hong Kong”, which led his fans to scream louder.
“Thank you for coming” Min-Hyuk said, “it feels completely different to be here on my own today, I hope the members (of CN BLUE) were here with me.”
He also told his fans about how nervous he is to have his first-ever fan meet on his own in Hong Kong, but he feels happy to be receiving so much warm support from his local fans
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SBS" "Inkigayo" is back for another week of great performances from some of your favorite K-Pop artists. Great stage settings and fan chants were heard and seen yesterday.
The stars who made their comeback were GOT7 with "Stop Stop It," Hyolyn & Joo Young showed their chemistry with "Erase," MAMAMOO are in love with a "Piano Man," and Nicole made her solo debut with "Mama."
Your nominees were AOA, Kyuhyun, and HI SUHYUN. The winner for the November 23rd episode was HI SUHYUN for their single titled, "I"m Different." Congratulations to them!
This being all said, here are the performance recaps from yesterday.
MAMAMOO definitely do not perform like rookies as they sang their new single titled, "Piano Man
JTBC drama "Seonam Girls High School Investigators" has settled on a date.
"Seonam Girls High School Investigators" is being released on the 16th of December and is going to compete with tvN drama "Sensible Love".
"Seonam Girls High School Investigators" is based on a popular novel about 5 high school girls who solve mysteries around the school.
"Seonam Girls High School Investigators" stars Jin Ji-hee, Hyeri, Kang Min-ah, Stephanie Lee, Lee Min-ji-II, Jang Ki-yong, Han Ye-joon and other rookie stars as well as Kim Min-joon, Lee Seung-yeon and others.
This drama is also the first drama directed by Yeon Woon-hyeok who used to be in entertainment shows. Known for his excellent wit in entertainment shows, many expect him to continue is reputation in "Seonam Girls High School Investigators"
The KBS 2 TV entertainment program "Superman Returns" Choo Sarang"s family got together to meet her aunt Choo Jung Hwa"s fiancé for the first time. On the most recent episode of the KBS 2 TV entertainment program "Superman Returns," which aired on November 23, 2014, Choo Jung Hwa visited her older brother Choo Sung Hoon"s family with her fiancé, and they had food together with their parents. The house was all decorated in Mickey Mouse, Choo Sarang"s favorite character, and they threw a surprise party for Choo Sarang"s birthday later in the episode. In related news, the KBS 2 TV entertainment program "Superman Returns" tells a story of celebrities and their children. In addition to actor Song Il Gook and his triplets Dae Han, Min Gook, and Man Sae, MMA Choo Sung Hoon and his daughter Choo Sa Rang, singer Tablo of Epik High and his daughter Haru, and comedian Lee Hwi Jae and his twin sons also star in the show
(Photo : The CW ) K-Drama actress Clara with J. Alexander during "America"s Next Top Model."
“America’s Next Top Model” Cycle 21 contestants performed Korean drama scenes with Clara and Yoon Jong Hoon in the latest episode, “The Guy With Moves Like Elvis.” The latest challenge for the Cycle 21 contestants was to perform a scene from the tvN drama “Emergency Couple” with Yoon Jong Hoon and Clara standing in as acting partners.
“Emergency Couple” was a popular tvN K-Drama which concluded in April 2014. The drama also starred Song Ji Hyo (Running Man) and Choi Jin Hyuk (Gu Family Book, The Heirs) as a divorced couple who struggled to work together as interns at a hospital.
The five contestants watched scenes from “Emergency Couple” prior to meeting the actors at Namsan Tower
No. 1 and 2 switched places again this week as Epik High’s “Happen Ending” returned to the top spot and bumped BEAST’s “12:30” back to No. 2. These two songs are neck in neck in all the music charts and once again, the top spot is determined by our Soompi Airplay as Epik High is the hotter trending artist last week. Congratulations to Epik High.
Yoon Hyun Sang’s duet with IU “When Would It Be” remains a distant third this week so the top three are the same songs as last week.
There are two new songs in the top 10 this week. Just below the top three is MC Mong’s first top 10 hit in more than five years. The controversial rapper recently returns to the music scene releasing his sixth album, appropriately titled “Miss Me Or Diss Me
It has come to light that actor Kim Min Suk might be a new addition to the list of artists signed under Woollim Entertainment!
Korean site Naver has updated Kim Min Suk’s profile by adding that the star is under Woollim Entertainment, while he himself also made an update on his personal Twitter account in his description, stating the same fact.
Photo: Kim Min Suk Twitter
While there is no official statement from Woollim Entertainment about the signing of Kim Min Suk, there are high chances of his being a trainee in the entertainment company. The twenty-five year old was previously an artist under CJ E&M, where he had participated in audition program Super Star K3 in 2011, and acted in tvN drama Shut Up Flower Boy Band in 2012 and the ongoing KBS2 drama High School Love On