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Korean dramas starting today 2014/11/23 in Korea

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Korean dramas starting today 2014/11/23 in Korea "Doctor Frost", "Drama Festival - Guitars and Hot Pants" and "Drama Special - The Reason Why I Drink"

"Doctor Frost" (2013)Directed by Seong Yong-ilWritten by Heo Ji-yeongWith Song Chang-ee, Jeong Eun-chae, Lee Yoon-ji, Seong Ji-roo, Choi Jeong-woo, Lee Hee-jin,...10 episodes - Sun 23:00SynopsisA mystery drama based on the web toon "Doctor Frost".

"Drama Festival - Guitars and Hot Pants" (2014)Directed by Park Sang-hoon-IWritten by Ryoo Moon-sangNetwork : MBCWith Kim Da-hyeon, Kim Yeong-hoon, Jang Won-yeong, Oh Jong-hyuk, Jeong Eun-hye, Han Seung-yeon,...1 episode - Sun 00:05Part of the "Drama Festival" seriesSynopsisTae-joo, a former leader of the band, One Day, lives an unwilling and guilty like after losing co-member Ki-chan in an accident 15 years ago

Comedienne Lee Gook Joo Goes for Sexy in W Korea + Talks Body Confidence

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Roommate” cast member and comedienne Lee Gook Joo showed off her unexpected sexiness in a new pictorial.

Lee Gook Joo recently took part in a photo shoot for the December issue of fashion magazine W Korea. Titled, ‘My Light Girl’ (a play on words with drama title “My Lovely Girl”), the comedienne broke away from her usual comical image and took on a bold, sexy concept for this pictorial.

Starting with her outfit, she wore a form-fitting black asymmetrical dress decorated with chiffon, with garter belt tights underneath to emphasize her figure. The comedienne also struck poses that overflowed with confidence, showing off her legs and S-line.

Following the end of the photo shoot, Lee Gook Joo shared during an interview, “I’ve never really liked my body until now

Hot as ever, the global village exclaims "I love Korea"

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Global enthusiasm for Korea is hotter than ever.

The Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS), an arm of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and publisher of Korea.net, held its "Fall in Love With Korea" contest, jointly with KBS World, from July to October this year. It asked for readers worldwide to submit their self-generated content that showed just how much they truly, "loved Korea".

KOCIS received a total of 7,721 entries covering videos, photos and online comic strips, with content coming in from 43 countries and territories spanning Asia, Europe, Africa, the Americas and other parts of the world. From Palau in the South Pacific, to Niger in Central Africa, to tiny Andorra in Europe, to the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, and even from such strife-torn regions as Syria, Palestine and Ukraine, interest in all things Korean is at an all-time high

Korean drama starting today 2014/11/21 in Korea

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Korean drama starting today 2014/11/21 in Korea: "Swedish Laundry"

"Swedish Laundry" (2014)Directed by Jeong Hwan-seokWritten by Kim Yoon-heui, Lee Eun-yeongNetwork : MBCWith Song Ha-yoon, Oh Sang-jin, Hwang Seung-eon, Kim Ian, Bae Noo-ri, Changjo,...Fri 19:10SynopsisA comical fantasy drama about a girl who has the ability to see people"s worries about love, friendship and employment.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/11/21

BoA graces Grazia Korea

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BoA shows off her charm in the BTS video of Grazia Korea, check out the video below:

Lee Byung Hun Back In Korea But Without Lee Min Jung

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Actor Lee Byung Hun has returned to Korea to testify in the blackmail trial of GLAM"s Da Hee and model Lee Ji Yeon. But he returned to Korea alone, without his wife actress Lee Min Jung.

The actor will head to court on the 24th to provide testimony against the women he alleges tried to extort $5 million from him. They allegedly threatened to release video footage of him engaged in a sexually explicit conversation. He immediately reported the attempt to the police.

From the time that the news of the blackmail attempt first broke, until his recent trip to Los Angeles, the actor and his wife have lived separately. She remained at her parents" Gangnam home and did not leave their home for any professional duties. There was much speculation that the marriage was in trouble

Korean movies opening today 2014/11/20 in Korea

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Korean movies opening today 2014/11/20 in Korea: "Dad for Rent", "Late Spring", "Mot", and "He Who Loves the World"

"Dad for Rent" (2013)Directed by Kim Deok-sooWith Kim Sang-kyeong, Moon Jeong-hee, Chae Jeong-an, Jo Jae-yoon, Minah, Choi Da-in,...SynopsisThe story starts with Chae Ah-yeong, who came up with an idea of a rental business of her own father. On the day of her school garage sale, Ah-yeong presents her father Taeman Chae, claiming that he is her useful item which is not in use, and JT, who craves for a father figure in his life, takes the offer and rents Taeman. Since then, Ah-yeong"s puts an advertisement on a website and Taeman"s father rental business expands making it official. However, out of shame, Taeman carries on his business without letting his wife, Jisu know about it

EXO Member D.O Discusses His Acting Career In ELLE Korea

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(Photo : SM Ent.; ELLE Korea)

 

In a recent interview with ELLE Korea EXO vocal, D.O. also know by his actor and real name Do Kyungsoo, spoke out about his recent foray in the acting field.

Earlier in 2014, Do Kyungsoo starred in his first full drama titled It’s Okay, It"s Love portraying the mental image of a schizophrenic author. Do Kyungsoo starred in the drama alongside senior and renowned actors Jo In Sung, Gong Hyo Jin, Lee Kwang Soo and Sung Dong Il.

The drama received high TV ratings as well as positive reviews from critics. Not only did viewers of the mental drama feel empty when the drama ended but also D.O. himself mentions the bittersweet ending. "I was on the verge of tears when I said goodbye to writer Noh Hee Kyung during the drama"s finale party," he said

Korean drama starting today 2014/11/19 in Korea

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Korean drama starting today 2014/11/19 in Korea: "The King"s Face"

"The King"s Face" (2014)Directed by Cha Yeong-hoon, Yoon Seong-sikWritten by Lee Hyang-hee, Yoon Soo-jeongNetwork : KBSWith Seo In-guk, Jo Yoon-hee, Lee Seong-jae, Sin Seong-rok, Kim Gyoo-ri-I, Lim Ji-eun,...Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisGwang Hae, a crowned prince born as the child of a concubine who struggled from dethronement and death threats for 16 years, overcomes his destiny by physiognomy and becomes king.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/11/19

‘SNL Korea’ Kim Bum Soo Parodies Hot Actors Kim Soo Hyun and Kang Dong Won

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Actor Kim Bum Soo who starred in the most recent episode of "SNL Korea" parodied hot actors Kim Soo Hyun and Kang Dong Won. On the most recent episode of SNL Korea, singer Kim Bum Soo became the hottest star of Korea, and he filmed a variety of films, dramas and TV commercials. While acting out some of the works Kim Bum Soo did, he parodied the pudding commercial that actor Kim Soo Hyun filmed, and scenes from actor Kang Dong Won"s popular movie "Temptation of Wolves." In related news, actor Kang Dong Won"s most recent movie that came out was "My Palpitating Life," which tells the story of parents who had their first child at the ages of seventeen, and their seventeen-year-old son who is preparing to say good-bye to the world. Kang Dong Won played the naïve, loving dad, Dae Soo, in "My Palpitating Life," with actress Song Hye Kyo, who played Mi Ra, Kang Dong Won"s wife and mother of the child with progeria

Kate Upton Working with Shin Dong Yup on “SNL Korea” Guest Appearance

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The makers of tvN comedy show “SNL Korea” have revealed that Hollywood actress Kate Upton will be making an appearance on the next edition of the show.

It appears that the star decided to reach out to the show’s producers, who have now confirmed that she will appear alongside “SNL Korea” host Shin Dong Hyup for the show.

A spokesperson for “SNL Korea” explained, “It was actually Kate Upson’s representatives that approached us about the possibility of making an appearance on the show. We thought it would be a very fun idea, so we were happy to oblige. She has previously appeared on the American version of SNL [Saturday Night Live], so we are looking forward to having her on the show.

The star will be coming to Korea to promote the video game “Game of War: Fire Age,” in which she stars as the character Athena

[Seoul City] Experience Seoul as a “Controller” + Win a Free Trip to Korea!

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Ever wanted to take a look around the city of Seoul, but don’t have the time or money to spare?

The City of Seoul has launched a fun project named, Run@Seoul Week, which will allow people from all over the world to travel through Seoul – without needing to even leave their computer screens!

From November 19 to 23, 5 selected runners from the United States, China, Japan, and Singapore will gather in Seoul for an awesome-packed 5-day running trip. Runners will be traveling with action cameras attached to their bodies, and their videos will be broadcasted live globally.

Those who watch the live streaming video on Run@Seoul website have the opportunity, as “controllers,” to give runners various missions to complete during their trip

EXO’s D.O Talks about His Latest Movie “Cart” and Acting with Elle Korea

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EXO member and up-and-coming actor D.O (Do Kyungsoo) talked movies and acting in an interview with fashion magazine Elle Korea.

D.O has been garnering attention for his acting, having appeared in the hit drama “It’s Okay It’s Love” earlier this year, and the movie “Cart” which was released recently to favorable reviews.

During the interview, D.O talked about appearing in “Cart.”

He revealed that he did not get separate acting lessons, but he went over each and every detail with the film’s director, Boo Ji Young.

When asked about his first viewing of the film, D.O said, “Honestly, I could only see the other actors

Why 'America's Next Top Model' Shot In Korea: Fashion

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The currently running season of "America"s Next Top Model" was shot in Korea this spring. As a result, the show"s American audience is being introduced to some k-pop idols, some k-drama stars and some world-famous Korean designers.

Five episodes of the show"s 21st season were shot in Korea between March 21 and April 4 at such locations as Shin Chung Sa, Eul Ji Ro and Myungdong. And while some of the shots used historic palaces and other ancient attractions as background, the focus was on Korea"s cutting-edge fashion industry.

On their arrival in Korea, the top six contestants had go-sees with top designers at Resurrection, Jinny Kim, D. Gnak, Studio K, and Mag and Logan. K-pop idol and MCM brand representative Jay Park and jewelry designer Ben Baller sent the models on their go-sees

Korean dramas starting today 2014/11/16 in Korea

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Korean dramas starting today 2014/11/16 in Korea: "Drama Special - Revengeful Spirit" and "Drama Festival - House, Mate"

"Drama Special - Revengeful Spirit" (2014)Directed by Lee Jae-hoon-IIWritten by Park Jae-beom-INetwork : KBSWith Ahn Jae-mo, Park Eun-hye, Kim Min-I, Yang Joon-mo, Yoo Dong-geun,...1 episode - Sun 00:10Part of the "Drama Special" seriesSynopsisBased on the Japanese colonization, a pro-Japanese moves into a house away from the independent movement and experiences horrible things there.

"Drama Festival - House, Mate" (2014)Directed by Kim Seong-wook-IWritten by Choi Yeong-in-INetwork : MBCWith Yoon Hyeon-min, Nam Gyoo-ri, Go Bo-gyeol, Jeong Kyeong-ho, Choi Dae-cheol, Ahn Kil-kang,