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′Sea Fog′ Invited to the Toronto International Film Festival

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Sea Fog will be premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

According to the distribution company NEW on July 23, Sea Fog received an invitation to premiere at the Festival′s Gala Presentation.

It is the only Korean movie to be invited this year.

TIFF starts on September 4.

It is one of the top four film festivals in the world along with the Cannes, Venice and Berlin festivals.

The Good, the Bad, the Weird, The Housemaid and Cold Eyes have previously premiered at the Festival′s Gala.

TIFF′s art director Cameron Bailey commented that Sea Fog is a dramatic film that has an essential and emotional power to grab audiences, and that he is proud to be able to introduce Sea Fog to audiences at TIFF

B1A4 have a blast in LA in 'Solo Day' MV making film

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B1A4 greeted fans from LA in the making film for their "Solo Day" MV!


SEE ALSO: B1A4"s new reality show "One Fine Day" to start airing on the 21st


Fans were able to relieve their stress by watching the boys spending a cool and relaxing time on the beach and at the pool, cruising in their car, and showing their "eating broadcast" at a diner. The upbeat song also cheers up all of the single fans out there!


Check out B1A4"s irresistibly cute personalities in the MV making film above!

Park Shin Hye and Yoo Yeon Seok Are a Cheerful Couple for Ceci Korea

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Actors Park Shin Hye and Yoo Yeon Seok posed for the latest issue of fashion magazine, Ceci Korea.

In the photo shoot, they posed as a cheerful couple, dressed up in classy outfits.

During the shoot, both were very comfortable with each other, which resulted in the great fashion spread. Park Shin Hye and Yoo Yeon Seok will grace the three magazine covers: Ceci Korea, China, and Thailand.

The two actors have recently completed shooting “The Tailors.” “The Tailors” is a historical film about tailors for the Joseon monarchs, and their fight for love and success. Along with Park Shin Hye and Yoo Yeon Seok, it stars Go Soo and Han Suk Kyu. “The Tailors” is scheduled to be released sometime later this year in theaters

Secret Holds Concert Tour in Japan Before August Comeback in Korea

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Secret held yet another successful concert tour in Japan, making it their third tour in the country.

The group′s 2014 Secret′s Summer Live ~YooHoo~ was held in Tokyo and Osaka from July 19-21.

The tour follows the group′s Secret 1st Japan Tour Secret Time 2012 and its 2013 Love In Secret tour of previous years.

Secret made sure to entertain fans with its hits Shy Boy and Madonna, as well as tracks from its Japanese album such as Twinkle Twinkle, Drive to You and Secret Dream.

The members even performed solo. Jun Hyo Seong performed her solo debut single Good-Night Kiss and track I Hate Night Time.

Han Sunhwa performed I Have a Boyfriend while Song Jieun and Hana sang a duet of Run To You

Singer and Actress Yoo Chae Young in Final Stage of Stomach Cancer

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Singer and actress Yoo Chae Young is in a difficult battle with stomach cancer.

Yoo Chae Young’s representative announced on July 22 that she is in the final stage of stomach cancer with great threat to her life.

Yoo Chae Young was diagnosed with stomach cancer and underwent surgery last October when it was discovered the cancer had already spread to other organs.

Despite her surgery and strenuous cancert treatment, Yoo Chae Young did not give up broadcasting and worked as a radio DJ on “Good Weekend with Kim Kyung Sik and Yoo Chae Young” until July 17 of this year, when she could not continue any further. Her co-DJ Kim Kyung Sik took to his Twitter account to ask to people to keep her in their prayers. The general population has already voiced support for Yoo Chae Young on the internet

Seo In Guk and VIXX Chosen as Ambassadors for Korea Expo 2014 in Brazil

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Solo artist Seo In Guk and boy group VIXX will be the representatives of Korea’s entertainment industry for 2014 Korea Brand and Entertainment Expo held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in August.

The two popular Hallyu artists were chosen to be the faces of the annual large-scale event for buyers and sellers of Korea’s rising IT and entertainment industry. The expo is organized by Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) and Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA).

This marks the fifth year that KBBE is being held. The previous ambassadors being Super Junior, miss A, JYJ, and 2NE1, the event targets also the fans of Hallyu.

Kim Byung Kwon, the Marketing Director of KOTRA, revealed, “With Seo In Guk and VIXX as the ambassadors, KBEE will offer the visitors the chance to experience Hallyu firsthand through various events

Upcoming Film “Sea Fog” Releases Character Posters

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Seven different posters showing the characters of the upcoming film, “Sea Fog,” has been released.

On July 21, the publisher of “Sea Fog,” NEW, revealed the character posters of Kim Yoon Seok, Park Yoochun, Lee Hee Joon, Moon Sung Geun, Kim Sang Ho, Yoo Seung Mok and Han Ye Ri.

In the character posters, it has each of the character’s distinct dialogue as well as their lively facial expression. On the boat vessel, Jeonjinho, each of the crew have their stories. Kim Yoon Seok plays the captain, Chul Joo, Moon Sung Geun plays Wan Ho, who is the chief engineer. Kim Sang Ho plays the role of Ho Young who is the senior crewman, Yoo Seung Mok is the tough crewmember and Park Yoo Chun plays the youngest, innocent member, Dong Shik

Dynamic Duo act out a 'Show Me The Money' parody on 'SNL Korea'

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Dynamic Duo were your hosts for this week"s episode of "SNL Korea" and brought hip hop to their skits!


SEE ALSO: Jay Park releases "0 to 100" remix on Sound Cloud


One of the highlights was their parody of "Show Me The Money" with a skit titled, "Show Me The Money Family". Dynamic Duo, Jay Park, Yoo Se Yoon, and more leaned back in hip-hop fashion as they walked into the room with Choiza transforming into a cute yet creepy baby. They broke out into random rap performances while discussing their dysfunctional family matters.


Check out the hilarious skit above!

f(x)'s Sulli ill with cold, unable to film for 'Music Bank'

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SM Entertainment let fans know that Sulli was unable to film with f(x) for "Music Bank" due to a bad cold.

SEE ALSO: f(x) earn themselves the "Show Champion" trophy for "Red Light"



Only four f(x) members performed "Red Light" on yesterday"s "M! Countdown" where the group took the #1 trophy, and fans were worried after seeing Sulli was missing once again on the "Music Bank" stage. It appears that Sulli"s condition worsened after this week"s recording of "Show Champion", and she won"t be promoting on music shows for the time being.

SM Entertainment stated on July 18, "Due to a cold and body aches, Sulli didn"t feel well and wasn"t able to participate in the "Music Bank" filming. It"s been decided that she will return to promote on shows only after she recovers."

Get well soon, Sulli!

Song Kang Ho and Yoo Ah In’s New Film “Sado” Holds First Shooting

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Song Kang Ho and Yoo Ah In‘s new historical film “Sado” has officially gone into productions.

The first shooting of the film took place on July 8, and it consist of scenes with the young Prince Sado (played by Yoo Ah In) wowing the court, including his father King Yeongjo (Song Kang Ho) with his intelligence.

In the film, Song Kang Ho will portray King Yeongjo, a determined man who climbed his way up to become the King of the Joseon dynasty. Yoo Ah In will depict King Yeongjo’s son Crown Prince Sado, who was sentenced to death by starvation by his own father. The Prince ultimately died of suffocation after eight days of imprisonment in a big chest.

After the first shoot, Song Kang Ho said, “the film ‘Sado’ has made me shiver, the pressure I get from the material is so great

Event 1: How to Apply for a Free Trip to Korea

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Hey Soompiers!

You’ve always wanted to visit Korea, and recently saw BIGBANG’s announcement encouraging you to apply for a free trip to the country this fall, but for some reason you were short on time and thought you’ll fill this out later.. when you have the time.

You know what? We’ve all been there, bookmarking articles to read at a later time and soon realize.. ‘Ah! The deadline already passed.. Gosh, darn.’

For all the K-Pop and K-Drama lovers out there, this opportunity is too good to pass up! Heck, if you want a free getaway trip to another country this deal is a steal. There will be a total of eight winners and each will get to bring a companion (family, friend, or.. stranger too) for the 4 days and 3 nights trip. Accommodations will be provided as well as 500,000 Won worth of “Korea Pass” cards, which is an all-in-one travel card used for transportation, shopping purchases, tourist attraction entrance fees, etc

Kris (Wu Yi Fan) sings 'Time Boils the Rain' for Chinese film 'Tiny Times 3' OST

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Kris or Wu Yi Fan"s OST song for director Guo Jing Ming"s "Tiny Times 3" has been revealed, which should come as exciting news for all those who"ve been awaiting to hear his voice again!


He sings the song "Time Boils the Rain" (literal translation, also interpreted as "Time Hushes All Memories") for the movie, adding his own feel to his version of this song and making it the perfect ending theme.


SEE ALSO: Kris leaves mysterious message on his Weibo


Although Chinese fans were able to hear the song when they attended the movie premiere, for everyone who couldn"t make it, the song has now been released on Chinese sites like Weibo. Check it out below!


“You’re All Surrounded” P4 Take Their Final Shot Together

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Actress Go Ara, the heroine of the SBS drama “You’ Are Surrounded,” uploaded one last photo of the P4 (Police 4) group before the end of the drama’s run.

The P4 members, Lee Seung Gi, Go Ara, Ahn Jae Hyun, and Park Jung Min, stand with director Yoo In Shik in the picture uploaded to the actress’ Twitter account. Each pose, with the exception of Lee Seung Gi and the director, in a style appropriate for their detective roles- just a bit too serious resulting in a comedic effect.

Go Ara wrote, “Finished filming ‘You’re All Surrounded.’ Our director is the best! Our drama family is the best! Thank you for the precious memories.”

“You’re All Surrounded” airs its final episode (episode 20) tonight

Lee Seung Gi, Go Ara, and Ahn Jae Hyun share their final thoughts on 'You're Surrounded'

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Lee Seung Gi, Go Ara, and Ahn Jae Hyun gave their farewell greetings to the cast, staff, and viewers of "You"re Surrounded" as the drama came to an end!


SEE ALSO: Lee Seung Gi gifts "You"re Surrounded" staff with 130 windbreakers


Lee Seung Gi: "Although the tight schedule was difficult, the cast and production staff were so good, had fun, and got along well, so the atmosphere on set was always entertaining. The finale felt so far away, but now that I filmed the finale, I feel that I"ll miss it a lot."


"I want to express my thankful heart to everyone who loved and supported Eun Dae Gu (Lee Seung Gi"s character) up until now. My passion for acting is still going strong. I am truly thankful for this passion. "You"re Surrounded" fighting until the end!!!!"


Go Ara: "I was really able to smile and laugh a lot, have fun, and be happy because I had all of the staff by my side on the set of "You"re Surrounded"

Beenzino Drops “How Do I Look” Video Tie-in for “Korea’s Next Model: Guys and Girls”

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Hip hop star Beenzino has released a music video for the track, “How Do I Look?” The song is taken from the five-track EP, “Up All Night.” It was uploaded by OnStyle, as a tie-in with the cable channel’s upcoming reality show, “Korea’s Next Top Model: Guys & Girls,” which will air on Saturday nights at 11pm, beginning August 16. The video features some of the contestants who will appear on the new show, and the action takes place on a set designed to look like a laundry shop.

Please be advised that the video does contain some mild swearing in English.

“Up All Night” is Beenzino’s follow-up to his full-length studio album “11:11,” which was released in May this year. “11:11” included collaborations with some of the biggest names in Korean urban music, including Zion