Singer and actor Rain is proving his popularity in China"s market with his new role in SBS "My Lovely Girl" as it was recorded as having one of the highest Chinese distribution prices for a Korean drama via Youku-Tudou.
Youku-Tudou purchased the rights to "My Lovely Girl" for $200,000 USD per episode and the drama is set out to be a 16-episode drama. In total, "My Lovely Girl" distribution rights was sold for around $3,200,000 USD.
The upcoming drama starring Rain and Krystal from f(x) is set to fetch at least $80,000 more per episode than "It"s Okay, That"s Love", the drama with the highest current distribution price. Rain"s popularity from his role in "Full House", his on-screen comeback after 4 years of hiatus, as well as f(x)"s popularity added on to the worth of the drama
Several k-drama stars will be celebrating another successful year this month. Here are the stars that will sample some birthday cake in September.
Sept. 6: Kim So Eun turns 25 this month. The actress who shippers paired with Kim Bum in "Boys over Flowers" appeared in the film "Mourning Grave" this year, co-starring with actor Kang Ha Neul. Together with f(x)"s Victoria, she will host the variety show "Glitter."
Sept. 14: Lee Jong Suk stayed in the A-list in 2014. He appeared as the medical genius and North Korean defector Park Hoon in "Doctor Stranger," as well as having roles in two films. He starred in "Hot Blooded Youth" with Park Bo Young and in "No Breathing" with Seo In Guk. A rumored appearance in an upcoming comedy that co-stars Park Shin Hye has both their fans excited and hopeful
Singer Gilme has released a teaser for her new song “Success (Don’t KILL My Vibe).”
The teaser starts off with a piano-based melody and shadowy, backlit shots of Gilme wandering through a studio. One might assume this to be a sad song, but the tune changes as suddenly the singer dons a mask and points fiercely at the camera, showing that first impressions can be deceiving.
“Success (Don’t KILL My Vibe)” comes off Gilme’s second studio album “2 Face.” This is her first studio album in four years. The album contains two CDs. The first CD is produced by Gilme and showcases the singer’s hip-hop instinct, according to her agency. The second CD is similar to previous solo album releases by the singer. Out of the nine tracks in the album, Gilme composed three songs, including the title track
Music channel Mnet is looking towards coming up with a new music drama within the year. According to a news report, Mnet is already planning the follow-up to their first successful attempt at a music drama, 2013′s “Monstar.”
The yet-untitled 2014 Mnet music drama is said to be about the stories of young people who have a passionate love of music, their growth, friendship and love lives.
The drama is already attracting attention for the people behind the scenes. Producers and writers from the production teams of reality and music shows are coming together to produce a drama. Director Kim Yong Bum of “Super Star K” and “Dancing 9″ takes the helm, while “Real Men” and “Music Bank” writer Shin Myung Jin joins forces with Jung Su Hyun of “Non-Stop” and “Apgujeong Diary” to produce the script
SBS" Inkigayo has dropped another great hour of fantastic stages, eclectic sounds, and excitement! Joining us will be hosts Lee Yu Bi, ZE:A"s Kwanghee and EXO"s Suho & Baekhyun.
On this episode, Super Junior returned with "MAMACITA", BESTie came back with "I Need You", SISTAR celebrated summer with "I Swear", and EXID returned with "Up & Down"!
As for the winners, the first place nominees were KARA, Jang Bum Joon, and WINNER. In the end, WINNER did take home another "Inkigayo" win for "Empty"!
There were also plenty of other great stages
MC : SoHyun, MinHo(SHINee) , ZICO(Block B)
♬ Comeback Stage- Super Junior 『Shirt』,『MAMACITA』- SISTAR 『I Swear』- BESTie 『I Need You』- EXID 『UP&DOWN』
♬ Hot Stage- KARA 『Mamma Mia』- Orange Caramel 『My Copycat』- TAEMIN 『Danger』- SECRET 『I’m In Love』- SunnyHill 『Monday Blues』- BTS 『Danger』
♬ Hot Debut- HIGH4 『Headache』- 4TEN 『TORNADO』
♬ Sound-HOLIC- LADIES’CODE 『KISS KISS』- Park Bo Ram 『Beautiful』- Lip Service 『Too Fancy』
♬ New Song- AlphaBAT 『Oh my gosh!』- LABOUM 『Pit-a-pat』
It"s unusual when there is a tie in the ratings for first place but that"s what happened this week. The romantic comedy about a destined love and the historical drama about a swordfighter who takes up a gun were tied for first place among viewers.
"The Joseon Gunman" and "Fated To Love You" each netted 11.5 percent in the Nielsen ratings. "The Joseon Gunman," starring Lee Jun Ki and Nam Sang Mi, has been in first place for a while, but "Fated To Love You" has slowly been catching up. This week "The Joseon Gunman" rose slightly with a bump up from 10.8 percent. The jump was bigger for "Fated To Love You" as it rose from 9.9 percent.
The comedy started out on a silly note with some slapstick-bizarre plot twists but then settled into a touching and heart-wrenching romance about two people meant to unite despite the odds
The romantic comedy SBS Wednesday Thursday miniseries "It"s Okay, That"s Love" actress Gong Hyo Jin and actor Jo In Sung fought while recording his radio program.
On the most recent episode of the SBS Wednesday Thursday miniseries "It"s Okay, That"s Love," which aired on August 27, 2014, psychiatrist Ji Hae Soo, played by actress Gong Hyo Jin, visited a radio station to see her boyfriend and the detective novelist Jang Jae Yeol, played by actor Jo In Sung. At the radio station, Ji Hae Soo got disappointed at Jang Jae Yeol when he did not introduce her to his audiences as his girlfriend. When the show started, Ji Hae Soo and Jang Jae Yeol fought about Ji Hae Soo"s favorite movie. She had picked "Before Midnight" as her favorite movie, and Jang Jae Yeol asked her why she picked "Before Midnight" over the first two of the series, "Before Sunrise" or "Before Sunset
The romantic comedy SBS Wednesday Thursday miniseries "It"s Okay, That"s Love" actor Jo In Sung discussed marriage with actress Gong Hyo Jin.
On the most recent episode of the SBS Wednesday Thursday miniseries "It"s Okay, That"s Love," which aired on August 27, 2014, detective novelist Jang Jae Yeol, played by actor Jo In Sung, discussed marriage with his girlfriend and psychiatrist Ji Hae Soo, played by actress Gong Hyo Jin. At his radio station, Ji Hae Soo and Jang Jae Yeol talked about marriage. During his radio show, while talking about the topic of breakup, Jang Jae Yeol said he is thinking of his girlfriend as a future wife, saying, "I want to settle down and clear up the life as a wonderer." When it was commercial break time, Jang Jae Yeol said to Ji Hae Soo, "When you like the person, it is natural to think, "Should I marry her?"" However, Ji Hae Soo said, "I don"t plan to marry
The romantic comedy SBS Wednesday Thursday miniseries "It"s Okay, That"s Love" actress Gong Hyo Jin is disappointed at actor Jo In Sung.
On the most recent episode of the SBS Wednesday Thursday miniseries "It"s Okay, That"s Love," which aired on August 27, 2014, psychiatrist Ji Hae Soo, played by actress Gong Hyo Jin, visited a radio station to see her boyfriend and the detective novelist Jang Jae Yeol, played by actor Jo In Sung. At the radio station, Jang Jae Yeol greeted Ji Hae Soo to the room where he records the radio show he hosts. Ji Hae Soo asked him how he was going to introduce her in the show and, when Jang Jae Yeol did not say much, she said, "Are you too lazy to tell your audience that we are going out?" and got disappointed at him. The SBS Wednesday Thursday miniseries "It"s Okay, That"s Love" tells a story of "romantic mental clinic" between a mysterious detective novelist who is at times romantic, played by Jo In Sung, and a psychiatrist, played by Gong Hyo Jin
Some of the idol actors from SBS’ upcoming drama “My Lovely Girl” were shown at a club in brand new still cuts.
In the stills that were revealed on August 29, f(x)’s Krystal, INFINITE’s L and Hoya, as well as BESTie’s Haeryung, can be seen having a good time at a location that appears to be a nightclub.
Within the drama’s storyline, L and Hoya play the role of idol group members from an entertainment company called AnA. On the other hand, Krystal, who plays the character of Se Na, and Haeryung, who plays Ra Eum—both playing the role of actors in the drama—are together in the same place as L and Hoya
Warning: Minor spoilers ahead!
New stills were recently released of Chun Jung Myung from his new drama “Reset.” In the stills, tears are running down from his face, raising fans’ anticipation for the next episode.
In the first episode that aired last week, it was revealed that the cold prosecutor Cha Woo Jin (portrayed by Chun Jung Myung) is a sort of mentalist that can hypnotize his counterparts—in this case suspects—to reveal what they are hiding. His connection to the female lead, Eun Bi (portrayed by Kim So Hyun), was also released. She plays two different roles—Seung Hee, Woo Jin’s first love from high school (that still lingers in his memories), and Eun Bi, the troublemaker girl that gets involved in his current case. She gets framed as the killer of a rich gangster’s son, and Cha Woo Jin uses his ability to investigate
The romantic comedy SBS Wednesday Thursday miniseries "It"s Okay, That"s Love" actor Jo In Sung got acquitted of the charge that he killed his own father.
On the most recent episode of the SBS Wednesday Thursday miniseries "It"s Okay, That"s Love," which aired on August 27, 2014, detective novelist Jang Jae Yeol, played by actor Jo In Sung, and his brother Jang Jae Bum, played by actor Yang Ik Joon, were acquitted of the charge that they might have killed their own father. Choi Ho, who has been investigating this case, met with Jo Dong Min, who represented the Jang family in the case. When Choi Ho asked the lawyer about the case, he said, "I do not want to talk about it," and suggested that, "Neither Jang Jae Bum or Jang Jae Yeol could be the murderer. I can"t say more." In related news, the SBS Wednesday Thursday miniseries "It"s Okay, That"s Love" tells a story of "romantic mental clinic" between a mysterious detective novelist who is at times romantic, played by Jo In Sung, and a psychiatrist, played by Gong Hyo Jin
On August 28, the second teaser for upcoming drama “My Lovely Girl” was released immediately following the day’s broadcast of “It’s Okay, It’s Love.” This teaser was a short clip that expressed the love and sadness that comes with passionate love. The three titles from the teasers read, “The memory of love that was lost,” “The melody inside my memory,” and “I’ll play it [the melody] for you.” Compared to the first teaser that was released (read more here), the second teaser seems to emphasize the idea of “love that comes by like destiny.”
The two leads, Hyun Wook (played by Rain) and Se Na (played by f(x)’s Krystal), make a good impact by depicting two people that don’t know what to do with the love that miraculously appeared
The first ever teaser video for SBS’ new Wednesday-Thursday drama “My Lovely Girl” has finally been released!
On August 27, the drama’s production team uploaded the short video clip onto SBS’ YouTube channel.
In the 24-second teaser, you can see the two main leads, Hyun Wook (played by singer-actor Rain) and Se Na (f(x)’s Krystal) as they fatefully meet and interact with one another.“My Lovely Girl” is a drama set in the music industry. It depicts the story of a man and a woman who are both carrying wounds caused by love, but are still passionate about music. The two of them happen to meet by chance and come face to face with a miraculous love.
The upcoming SBS drama will be airing its very first episode this coming September 17, so make sure to tune in, and check out the teaser below!
(Photo : MBC, tvN) Changmin appears on "The Night Watchman"s Journal" original soundtrack.
TVXQ’s Max Changmin lends his voice to the part three of the original soundtrack for “The Night Watchman’s Journal” with the stirring love theme “Because I Couldn’t Say I Love You.”
“The Night Watchman’s Journal” also known as “Diary of a Night Watchman” is a fantasy historical drama starring Jung Il Woo (The Moon Embracing the Sun) and TVXQ’s Yunho.
EDEN also appear on part three of the original soundtrack with the soulful track “Come to Me.”
“The Night Watchman’s Journal” airs on MBC on Mondays and Tuesdays in the 22:00 time slot
Song Hye Kyo and Kang Dong Won"s upcoming movie "My Brilliant Life
" ("My Palpitating Life
") hinted on TaeTiSeo"s cameo with a star-studded snapshot taken on set!
According to reports, TaeTiSeo will make a cameo as the girl group that 33-year-old father Dae Soo (Kang Dong Won) is a fan of and becomes a guard for.
TaeTiSeo shared, "We are normally fans of Kang Dong Won so it is an honor for us to act with him through this good opportunity. Director Lee Jae Yong led us well so it has become a good memory. Through this movie, we hope that a lot of people share a brilliant life
HIGH SCHOOL: LOVE ON EPISODE 6 A textbook case of wrist grab Recap
Last episode, we saw Woo Hyun
execute that timeless K-drama maneuver, the wrist grab. Seul Bi
embraces him, then runs off. Sung Yeol
chides him for this, telling Woo Hyun
that confessing to someone when they"re not ready is cheating. Ye Na
sits weeping, rejected by Woo Hyun
, and Sung Yeol
comforts Seul Bi
. Grandma packs a bag, closes the shop, and tells Woo Hyun
she"s going on vacation. Reluctantly, Grandma goes to the hospital to be examined, only to find out she has to be hospitalized. Ji Hye
tries to reconcile with Sung Yeol
, acknowledging that she"s just a step mom, but will try harder to be a real mom, and agrees to let him see his birth mother whenever he wants
Every K-drama has one, the official soundtrack (OST) that you can’t get out of your head. These songs have spawned a thousand fan made music videos on YouTube, and some people (not naming names, but okay, me) may listen to their favorites on an infinite loop at work, much to the confusion of their uninitiated coworkers. Compiled below is an unofficial OST Must-Have List: Heartbreak Edition.
Feeling like you and your soul-mate are being ripped apart by time/circumstance/evil parents/evil step-parents? Have you lost something you can’t replace, like true love, or whole weekends spent binge watching K-dramas? Whatever the cause of your heartache, these songs are made for you. So sit back and turn up the volume so no one will hear you cry, or sing, along.
Warning: Mild spoilers ahead!
SBS drama “It’s Okay, It’s Love” is gaining popularity through writer Noh Hee Kyung’s unique ability to draw out the special yet warm relationships between characters. There are many lines that moved viewers emotionally. Just a little more than halfway through with 10 episodes, fans picked the five best lines from the drama, according to TVReport.
Episode 3 – “Who says a diligent and nice person doesn’t hurt their children? Even my angelic mother hurts me sometimes.”
Ji Hae Soo (played by Gong Hyo Jin), is a firm believer that a loving mother with a good heart doesn’t have the ability to hurt someone. But Jang Jae Yeol (played by Jo In Sung) tells her differently