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Choi Jin Hyuk in talks to join Korean remake of 'Fated To Love You'

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As mentioned earlier, "Fated To Love You" is the next Taiwanese drama up for a Korean remake, and starring in it will be Jang Hyuk and Jang Na Ra, who will be rekindling their onscreen romance once again through this production after 12 years. Joining them may be Choi Jin Hyuk as he is currently in discussion to play the secondary male protagonist.


His agency Red Brick House said on April 23, "We received the offer for "Fated To Love You" and are reviewing it positively. If he ends up appearing in it, it would be his last production before enlisting in the army." He will be joining the Seoul National Police Agency in the performance unit sometime this year.


SEE ALSO: [Drama Review] "Golden Cross" - Episode 2



The romantic comedy will center around the story of a woman and a wealthy man who end up in an unwanted marriage

'Big Man' releases additional action-packed teasers of its 'David and Goliath' story

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"Big Man" released two additional teasers of its "David and Goliath" story!


SEE ALSO: "Big Man" releases two posters and teasers ahead of premiere later this month


The newly released third and fourth teasers show Kang Ji Hwan (Kim Ji Hyuk/Kang Ji Hyuk) facing off against the family of Choi Daniel (Kang Dong Suk). Both men fall in love with Lee Da Hee"s character (So Mi Ra), making an intense triangle.


"Big Man" portrays the story of an orphan who goes through a fight reminiscent of "David and Goliath" as he tries to protect himself and his loved ones. It premieres on April 28 at 10 PM KST!




Three Korean Movies to Screen at Cannes Film Festival

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Three Korean movies are scheduled to screen at the Cannes International Film Festival in May this year. The three films are “The Target”, “A Girl at My Door” and “Breath”.

Festival organizers have announced that action thriller “The Target”, starring Ryu Seung Ryong (star of “Midnight in Cell No. 7”), will be scheduled for a midnight screening. Traditionally, two or three movies in the action, sci-fi, and horror genres have been selected for midnight screenings at the festival. Although films in these genres are not usually shown at Cannes, a select few are chosen by organizers to screen as part of special late-night sessions.

“The Target”, directed by Chang, is a remake of a 2010 French movie entitled “Point Blank”. The story follows a former mercenary who finds himself accused of a crime he did not commit

Rain in talks to star in new Korean drama 'Indian Summer'

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Rain may be making his comeback in Korea as an actor as he received an offer to join a new drama.


His agency Cube DC told Star News on April 21, "Rain recently received an offer to star in new drama "Indian Summer," which will be directed by Producer Lee Hyung Min."


However, it is yet unclear whether he will take on the role as the agency continued, "We"ve only received the offer; nothing has been confirmed yet."


SEE ALSO: Rain unleashes the "rain effect" in front of 8,000 Clouds during his showcase in Beijing



Rain had previously worked with Producer Lee through popular KBS 2TV drama, "Sangdoo, Let"s Go To School" in 2003. People are widely curious to see how their next collaborative drama might be if he accepts this offer, which will make "Indian Summer" his first drama in approximately four years since KBS 2TV"s "The Fugitive: Plan B

The number of Korean moviegoers drop severely in light of the Sewol incident

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The Sewol sinking has hit the movie industry as well.
The number of moviegoers on Saturday the 19th, as compared to previous weekends and previous years, has been cut severely. Last week on the 12th, almost 500,000 people were watching movies, including Hollywood movies such as "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and Korean movies such as "Wandering Blade". The number is already small, because "Captain America" has been out for some time, and April is not the peak season for movies.

SEE ALSO: Suspension of variety programs and dramas to continue throughout the weekend


However, this week the numbers dropped even more. Moviegoers watching "Captain America" has dropped by about half, with the same happening for "Wandering Blade". The total number of moviegoers reached a little over 330,000, about half of the number of moviegoers compared to the same period in previous years, and a severe drop compared to last week as well

Korean movie 'Gyeongju' releases teaser posters of Shin Min Ah and Park Hae Il

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Director Zhang Lu"s first comedy/melodrama movie "Gyeongju" released the teaser poster for actors Shin Min Ah and Park Hae Il on April 17.


The two are basking in the warm sun for a natural spring look and looking off into the distance. It suggests an interesting romance budding between the two as Park Hae Il"s poster asks, "Can I hold your hand once?" and Shin Min Ah"s poster asks, "Can I touch your ear once?"


SEE ALSO: [Drama Review] "Gabdongi" - Episode 2



The story outlines the two characters" coincidental meeting at a travel destination as they spend one night and two days in Gyeongju together. The movie will be out in May!


You can also check out a trailer below

Choo Sung Hoon and Choo Sarang score another endorsement deal for Korean language learning

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Choo Sung Hoon and Choo Sarang have scored another endorsement deal, this time for Korean language learning materials!


SEE ALSO: Choo Sung Hoon"s daughter Sarang gets another kiss from boyfriend Yuto


A "Woongjin Think Big" rep stated on the 15th, "The "Choovely" father and daughter who are receiving love from the entire nation have been chosen as the models for "Woongjin Think Big"s "Master the Korean Language". They held their photo shoot on the 11th."


Another rep added, "Sarang definitely inherited her mother Japanese top model Yano Shiho"s talent... All of her expressions and poses are photogenic."


It has been revealed that Sarang impressed the staff with her improving Korean skills as she asked for juice in Korean and even learned some Korean from the study materials

Akdong Musicians Sings Out a Meaningful Story in ‘Melted’ MV

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Bringing out its second title song, Akdong Musician released the music video for Melted.

The music video was released on April 14. The meaningful video did not feature the Akdong Musician siblings, but instead casted an entirely different group of actors, who acted out a story about a hitchhiker and the people he captured on his camera during his adventures.

The music video, like the lyrics of the song, held onto the story that if people could just melt their coldness away, the world would be a warmer place.



Photo Credit: YG Entertainment

EXO to release Korean and Chinese versions of 'Overdose' mini album on the 21st

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EXO will release the two versions of their second mini-album "Overdose" in Korean and Chinese by EXO-K and EXO-M, respectively, on the 21st!


SEE ALSO: EXO meet up with 100,000 fans at their first event in Japan


SM Entertainment stated on the 15th, "As much as EXO will promote in Korea and China as EXO-K and EXO-M for their new album, two versions in Korean and Chinese will be released."


The mini-album consists of a total five tracks including title track "Overdose", as well as "Moonlight", "Thunder", "Run", and "Love Love Love".


But before the mini album release, EXO-K will kick off their comeback stages on "Music Bank" on the 18th, "Music Core" on the 19th, and "Inkigayo" on the 20th. EXO-M will also hold a press conference in China on the 19th and will hold their first comeback stage on CCTV"s "Global Chinese Music" on the 19th

Akdong Musician, Kwanghee, Lizzy, and more look back on the highlights of 'K-Pop Star 3' on 'D-1 Final Story'

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Akodng Musician, ZE:A"s KwangheeOrange Caramel"s Lizzy, MC Jun Hyun Moo, and Park So Hyun took over the judges" panel and looked back on the highlights of this season on the special broadcast "K-Pop Star 3"s "D-1 Final Story"!


SEE ALSO: [Spoilers] Only two contestants remain on "K-Pop Star 3"


Sam Kim shared, "It feels weird every time I talk about it. Since it is my final stage, I will have fun with no regrets with the help of Ham Chun Ho sunsengnim"s guitar and create an awesome stage. I will do my best for tomorrow"s stage."


Bernard Park shared, "Thank you so much to everyone who is watching "K-Pop Star 3". I will work harder for my final stage tomorrow. Please look forward to it

'Superstar K5's Park Si Hwan utilizes smartphones to tell a story in teaser for title track 'I Just Loved You'

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"Superstar K5"s Park Si Hwan is piquing interest for his official debut with mini-album "Spring Awakening" with a unique MV teaser!


The singer gave us a taste with his pre-release track "There"s Nothing I Can Do", but his title track "I Just Loved You" (aka "Only You") won"t be here until the 14th. However, we"re getting a peek at the story the new song wants to tell as well as bit of its sound through this new teaser, which utilizes three smartphones to tell the story of a couple.


Take a look above and if you like what you see, make sure to check back for his release on the 14th!


SEE ALSO: Park Si Hwan of "Superstar K5" releases song "There"s Nothing I Can Do" ahead of his official debut


Teen Top Gorges on Korean Food, A Pink Celebrates No. 1 Win and More

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preview nextview 1/8 preview nextview From number one wins to the launch of a new variety show, there was much to be celebrated, and it’s all in today’s Twitter Roundup.

2NE1’s Park Bom tweeted a photo of actor Lee Dong Wook on April 10, writing “As a fan who totally loves ‘Hotel King’ and Lee Dong Wook oppa’s ‘Roommate’ ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ I’m daringly posting an everyday photo of oppa to say fightin ㅋㅋㅋㅋ’Hotel King’ fighting~~!!!!!”

A Pink celebrated its first number one on MBC Music’s Show Champion with a proof shot, tweeting this photo on its official Twitter with the message, “First number one, thank you.”

Announcer Jang Ji Won tweeted a photo with Yoo Jae Suk on April 9, teasing at upcoming KBS variety show I Am a Man, writing “Is God Yoo a real man? Of course, he has to be! ‘I Am a Real Man,’ tonight at 11:15

TEEN TOP fill up on Korean food before heading off to Russia for world tour 'High Kick'

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TEEN TOP made sure to get their fix of Korean food before heading off to Russia for their world tour.

SEE ALSO: Well-known MV director Blake Farber expresses his desire to work with TEEN TOP



On April 9, the group tweeted the photo of the boys chowing down above as well as the message, "TEEN TOP eating up Korean food before leaving for Russia." The TEEN TOP members were so into the delicious food that they don"t seem to even be aware of the camera snapping photos of them.

TEEN TOP have already stopped by Japan and the United States for their "2014 World Tour - High Kick" and will head to Russia, Hungary, France, Taiwan, China, and South America next.

Teen Top Gets Their Fill of Korean Food before Russian and European Leg of World Tour

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Teen Top in the middle of inhaling Korean food before leaving for Russia!”

Teen Top posted this on their Twitter on April 9 with photos of the team hunched over bowls and bowls of Korean food, their faces just barely visible, if at all.

The group just recently finished the American and Canadian leg of their world tour, “Teen Top 2014 World Tour ‘HIGH KICK,” and is off to Moscow, Russia, then Budapest, Hungary, and finally Paris, France, making their way west for the next part of their tour.

See also: [Recap] Teen Top Goes “Crazy” During “High Kick” Tour in NYC

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SoReal cover One Direction's 'Story of My Life'

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Following their cover of Busker Busker"s "Cherry Blossom Ending", SoReal are back with a rendition of One Direction"s "Story of My Life".


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Star Empire rookies SoReal debuted with "My Heart Says" last month, and they"re quickly making a name for themselves as a ballad group. They"re also the agency"s first vocal group in ten years since the debut of V.O.S in 2004.

Check out SoReal"s cover above!