Sinopsis My Prime Minister And I

SNSD’s Yoona Confirms New Drama with Lee Bum Soo

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SNSD’s Yoona Confirms New Drama with Lee Bum Soo

Girls’ Generation’s Yoona is coming back to the small screen with talented actor, Lee Bum Soo, in KBS’ new drama, Prime Minister and I (tentative title).

Dramatic Tok, in charge of the promotion for Prime Minister and I, announced, “Lee Bum Soo and Yoona have been cast in KBS’ upcoming Monday and Tuesday drama, Prime Minister and I,” and “Filming will start at the end of October.”

SM Entertainment staff talked with enews on October 21 also confirming the news, saying, “Yoona will be the main lead of Prime Minister and I. She will be playing a 28-year old reporter with a charming personality unlike any other.”

Girls’ Generation’s YoonA to be Romanced by 20 Years Senior Lee Bum Soo for “Prime Minister and I”

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Girls’ Generation’s YoonA to be Romanced by 20 Years Senior Lee Bum Soo for “Prime Minister and I”

It was previously reported that actor Lee Bum Soo and Girls’ Generation’s YoonA were positively reviewing the script for “Prime Minister and I.” Now, both sides have confirmed their participation to lead the drama.

On October 21, KBS side stated, “Both YoonA and Lee Bum Soo confirmed for ‘Prime Minister and I’ and filming will start at the end of October. Lee Bum Soo is forty-three years old while YoonA is twenty-three. Even though they have a twenty-year age gap, we’re expecting a different sort of chemistry [than the usual]. Also, YoonA’s acting transformation will be something to look forward to.”

Chae Jung Ahn to Play YoonA’s Rival in “Prime Minister and I”

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Chae Jung Ahn to Play YoonA’s Rival in “Prime Minister and I”

Actress Chae Jung Ahn has been confirmed for the upcoming KBS drama, “Prime Minister and I.”

On October 22, broadcast insiders revealed that Chae Jung Ahn has been confirmed to play Seo Hye Joo, who is Kwon Yool’s (played by Lee Bum Soo) college junior and close associate since his congressman days.

Seo Hye Joo will be playing the rival of Nam Da Jung (played by YoonA) as they enter a love triangle with Kwon Yool.

Yoon Shi Yoon Joins SNSD’s Yoona for ‘Prime Minister and I’

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Yoon Shi Yoon Joins SNSD’s Yoona for ‘Prime Minister and I’

Yoon Shi Yoon will transform into Korea’s top one percent government employee.

Yoon Shi Yoon has recently been casted in KBS’ upcoming romantic comedy, Prime Minister and I and have already begun filming.

Prime Minister and I is a love story about a family who is 100 percent business and 0 percent child care, that is, until a mother arrives to the family like a Christmas present. The drama has already confirmed casting Girls’ Generation’s Yoona and Lee Bum Soo, raising anticipation for a warm family drama to come this winter.

Actor Lee Bum Soo in Mourning at Mortuary, Father Passes Away

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Actor Lee Bum Soo in Mourning at Mortuary, Father Passes Away

Actor Lee Bum Soo is in grief after receiving tragic news of his father’s passing this morning.

On October 26, sources related to the actor have verified that Lee Bum Soo’s father passed away this morning after suffering from a chronic illness. Sources were quoted saying, “Lee Bum Soo’s love for his father was very special. Lee Bum Soo is currently with his family at the mortuary, and they are all in grief over the loss.” The actor will help carry his father’s coffin out of the mortuary on October 28.

Actor Hyun Bin Receives President’s Award

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Actor Hyun Bin Receives President’s Award

Actor Hyun Bin received an award for “Savings Day.”

On October 29, the Korean government held the “50th Savings Day” event at the Sejong Hall in the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts. Overall, 99 individuals were recipients of various awards given by the President, the Prime Minister, and the Chair of the Monetary Committee.

Over the last 17 years, Hyun Bin saved 35 billion won (approximately $3.3 million), and he received recognition as the recipient of the President’s award. In addition, it has been revealed he has been continuously doing volunteer work as well as donating money to various charities.

‘Prime Minister and I’ Kicks Off with First Script Reading

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‘Prime Minister and I’ Kicks Off with First Script Reading

With a cast full of talented folks, KBS’ upcoming drama, Prime Minister and I began its production process with its first script reading.

On October 22, Girls’ Generation Yoona, Lee Bum Soo, Yoon Shi Yoon, Choi Jung Ahn, Ryu Jin, Lee Hwan Whi, Yoon Hye Young, Lee Young Bum, Choi Duk Moon, and other staff joined together at the KBS Star Hall for the first script reading.

The script reading took over three hours with the concentration level on high throughout the entire session.

IU vs. SNSD’s Yoona

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 IU vs. SNSD’s Yoona

IU and SNSD’s Yoona, two of K-Pop’s loveable ladies, are returning to the small screen in new dramas, but we’re putting their popularity to the test in this week’s K-Pop Battle.

Who will prove to be the comeback queen? Decide by voting!

IU

After making a K-Pop comeback with Red Shoes, IU will focus her attention on acting once more, starring alongside Jang Keun Suk in upcoming KBS drama Pretty Boy.

The casting is already generating a lot of buzz, but we’ll have to wait and see if the drama lives up to expectations when it airs on November 20.

JYJ’s Kim Jae Joong Goes to Bed, SNSD’s Yoona Bears Gifts and More

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 JYJ’s Kim Jae Joong Goes to Bed, SNSD’s Yoona Bears Gifts and More

The SNS world was filled with giving stars as they celebrated Pepero Day and birthdays.

Read about it all in today’s Twitter Roundup.

VIXX updated fans with a few photos from Sweden, the site of its latest music video shoot, on November 12, writing “I’m RoVIXX. This is a gift I’m sending to the shining personnel, who care for Only You, which was completed in Sweden by VIXX personnel. I hope you gladly accept. Gift one.”

Here’s “Gift two.”

“Prime Minister and I” Reveals First Stills Featuring Girls’ Generation’s YoonA and Lee Bum Soo

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“Prime Minister and I” Reveals First Stills Featuring Girls’ Generation’s YoonA and Lee Bum Soo

Seems like Girls’ Generation‘s YoonA is literally clinging to Lee Bum Soo right from the beginning.

KBS’s new Monday-Tuesday drama “Prime Minister and I” recently revealed the first stills showing the lead couple caught up in an interesting situation. YoonA has both of her arms tightly around Lee Bum Soo‘s leg while staring at the man with her puppy-dog look. With his piercing eyes, Lee Bum Soo looks at YoonA intensively, making viewers wonder what has happened between the two.

'Prime Minister and I' unveils still cuts of YoonA and Lee Bum Soo's first filming

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'Prime Minister and I' unveils still cuts of YoonA and Lee Bum Soo's first filming

Prime Minister and I” unveiled still cuts of YoonA and Lee Bum Soo“s first filming!

The still cuts show prime minister Kwon Yool (Lee Bum Soo) looking quite flustered as he is approached by reporter Nam Da Jung (YoonA) who hangs onto his leg like an adorable puppy.

A rep commented, “Although Lee Bum Soo and YoonA”s first filming was held in the middle of the night, they used all they have and showed their fighting spirit to act out the serious and comedic situation… We are confident that as you follow the story of Lee Bum Soo who showed his eagle eyes and YoonA who is the exact opposite as they change sightly, you will laugh and feel the love and warmth of a family. We ask that you look forward to “Prime Minister and I”.”

YoonA leads a double life in new still cuts for 'Prime Minister and I'

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YoonA leads a double life in new still cuts for 'Prime Minister and I'

YoonA is giving you a hint at the double life she”ll be leading in her KBS 2TV drama “Prime Minister and I“!

While during the day, she seems like your average reporter, by night, she”s a serious paparazzo, aiming to capture the next big scandal with her camera by her side at all times.

Through this job, she will run into the prime minister played by Lee Bum Soo and begin the romantic comedy story line.

First teaser and meet-cute for Prime Minister and I

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First teaser and meet-cute for Prime Minister and I

Here’s our first peek at KBS’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday show Prime Minister and I, the rom-com starring Lee Beom-soo (IRIS 2) as the prime minister and single dad, and idol-actress Yoon-ah (Love Rain) as the nanny who helps save his family and wins his heart in the process. The leads shot their first meeting (pictured below), and I don’t know what kind of meet-cute ends with the heroine hanging onto a man’s legs looking like a sad kitty, but let’s just hope there’s a comical explanation.

YoonA Transforms into a Passionate Reporter in New Stills for “Prime Minister and I”

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YoonA Transforms into a Passionate Reporter in New Stills for “Prime Minister and I”

Girls’ Generation‘s YoonA has transformed into the paparazzi!

On November 15, new stills of the upcoming KBS drama, “Prime Minister and I” showed YoonA’s two-sided life that changed like day and night.

In the stills, YoonA shows an image of a passionate and slightly tomboy-ish reporter during the day. However, at night, YoonA looks stealthy and sly as she transforms into the paparazzi.

YoonA plays the role of Nam Da Jung, who is a passionate reporter, trying to get the latest scoop whether it’s during the day or night. When she finds a target, her eyes change into a focused and intense gaze. However, as much as Nam Da Jung has passion for her work, she gets swayed by many different happenings and crises, making her a not-so-perfect reporter.

Girls’ Generation’s YoonA vs. IU: Which Singer Will Top the Upcoming Drama Ratings?

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Girls’ Generation’s YoonA vs. IU: Which Singer Will Top the Upcoming Drama Ratings?

YoonA (Girl’s Generation) and IU will soon be battling each other for the ratings top spot when their dramas debut in the coming weeks.

Yoona will be featured in the upcoming KBS2 Mon-Tues drama “Prime Minister and I.” She will play a struggling reporter who becomes a tutor for the prime minister’s kids so she can get better stories. The drama has been described as the Korean version of “The Sound of Music.”

Lee Bum Soo and YoonA’s Drama, “Prime Minister and I,” Releases Stills and 2 Trailers

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Lee Bum Soo and YoonA’s Drama, “Prime Minister and I,” Releases Stills and 2 Trailers

KBS’s new Monday-Tuesday drama “Prime Minister and I” is gearing up for its premiere with the release of two trailers and additional stills.

Lee Bum Soo will be playing the role of South Korea’s youngest prime minister Kwon Yool, who is known for his sharp intelligence, and YoonA will be taking on Nam Da Jung, a clumsy and absentminded reporter. Click here for YoonA’s stills.

The new stills of Lee Bum Soo show him as a charismatic and sharply-dressed prime minister. The first trailer also depict Lee Bum Soo in the same manner, a sharp contrast to bubbly YoonA featured in the second trailer. Both trailers only contain one line of dialogue, with YoonA calling out to Lee Bum Soo, “Prime Minister!” At the end, YoonA narrates, ”In December, the Prime Minister of Korea transforms.”

YoonA Updates Her UFO Town Profile Picture With An Adorable Selca

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YoonA Updates Her UFO Town Profile Picture With An Adorable Selca

Girls’ Generation member YoonA delighted fans with an adorable selca she shared on December 22.

The idol and actress changed the profile pic of her UFO Town account with a new selca where she is wearing her hair in the adorable “apple” style while holding what appears to be a stuffed seal plushie. The actress is currently busy filming her newest drama “Prime Minister And I” and plays the character of Nam Da Jung, a spunky and lovable character who ends up in a contract marriage with the Prime Minister in a hilarious twist of events.

Dramas Fail to Increase in Ratings

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 Dramas Fail to Increase in Ratings

Our dramas had a bad case of the Monday blues as there was no increase for any of the three primetime dramas.

MBC’s Empress Ki continued its reign as number one, but did drop a bit from its previous ratings of 18.8 percent.

SBS’ A Warm Word stayed where it was with 8.6, while KBS’ Prime Minister and I dropped to 5.9, returning to its first episode ratings.

On the variety side, however, KBS’ Hello saw an increase from 8.0 percent to 8.7. SBS’ Healing Camp also went up from 5.9 to 6.9 percent.

SNSD′s Yoona, Lee Bum Soo, Yoon Shi Yoon and Chae Jung An Pose on ′Prime Minister and I′ Set

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 SNSD′s Yoona, Lee Bum Soo, Yoon Shi Yoon and Chae Jung An Pose on ′Prime Minister and I′ Set

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Yoona smiles elegantly for the photogs

The stars of KBS′ Prime Minister and I offered a behind-the-scenes look on the set of the drama at Ilsan′s Kintex in Gyeongi-do on December 23.

Photo credit: Hea Jung Min

Yoon Shi Yoon plays it cool

The stars of KBS′ Prime Minister and I offered a behind-the-scenes look on the set of the drama at Ilsan′s Kintex in Gyeongi-do on December 23.

YoonA Causes Commotion at School while Filming “Prime Minister and I” + Stills

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YoonA Causes Commotion at School while Filming “Prime Minister and I” + Stills

Can we expect any less?

Girls’ Generation‘s YoonA filmed at a local school for her new KBS drama “Prime Minister and I.”

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