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'Superman is Back' to feature viewers in upcoming one-year special

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Popular KBS 2TV variety show "Superman is Back" is reported to be planning a special featuring the families of viewers!

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Producers revealed on the official homepage that for the one-year special episode of "Superman is Back" they would be choosing fathers and children from a pool of viewers to appear on the show. PD Kang Bong Gyu told Star News on July 22, "There are no details planned as of yet. Firstly, we"ll be looking at the stories we receive, and from there, we"ll make plans."

Some fans are wondering if the viewer families would be meeting with stars like Choo Sung Hoon, Tablo, and Lee Hwi Jae on the program. So far, 70-some viewers have applied for the special, which is planned to air on September 7 KST

“Superman Returns” Song Il Gook and His Triplets Fight Over the Driver’s Role

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During a recent outing of Song Il Gook and his triplets Dae Han, Min Guk, and Man Se, Man Se expressed his pride over driving the car all by himself, causing their father to fall in confusion over the youngest’s strong self-esteem.

While filming an upcoming episode of KBS2TV’s “Superman Returns,” the three brothers locked their eyes on shiny and exciting electric cars that they saw on the street. As the triplets could not think of anything else but the cars, Song Il Gook gave in and negotiated a deal with the car owner.

Man Se, who had to sit with his dad, was particularly protective of his vehicle. With a bright expression on his face, the young boy drove the car while completely ignoring his father’s advice.

As Song Il Gook tried to reach for the steering wheel, Man Se pushed away his hands and continued to choose the direction

Song Il Kook and his triplets enjoy a toy car ride in preview cuts for 'Superman is Back'

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Song Il Kook and his triplets Dae Han, Min Guk, and Man Se (2 years old) spent some quality bonding time as shown in preview cuts for "Superman is Back"!


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On the upcoming episode, Song Il Kook and the triplets couldn"t help keep their eyes off a toy car they spotted. Soon they obtained permission from the car"s owner and excitedly took a ride on it with Song Il Kook even joining on the fun. But he quickly regretted his decision once maknae Man Se wouldn"t take his hands off the steering wheel. Song Il Kook told him, "We have to leave now. Let"s turn here", but like any kid with a new toy, Man Se tried to hold onto it as long as possible. This left Song Il Kook to soon regret his decision to allow his little boys to already get a taste of driving

The 'choovely' family portrait unveiled in preview cuts for 'Superman is Back'

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The "Choovely" family portrait was unveiled in preview cuts for "Superman is Back"!


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On the upcoming episode, the "choovely" family will be featured taking a family portrait in honor of Choo Sung Hoon"s mother"s 60th birthday. Choo Sarang and Choo Sung Hoon"s sister Choo Jung Hwa and mother were also spotted wearing a hanbok (Korean traditional dress).


Choo Sarang was sleeping soundly at the studio, but upon hearing her grandmother say, "Ja, let"s wear this Sarang", Sarang woke up to see the fun fashion. Yano Shiho also complimented Choo Sarang on her beauty in a hanbok and told her, "Pretty."


Catch the "choovely" family get-together this Sunday!

Haru Cries Thinking About Dad Tablo’s Safety on “Superman Returns”

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A child’s love for her father cannot be denied. Even though Lee Haru is still young, the four-year-old daughter of Epik High‘s Tablo has captured the hearts of many for her sincere and touching expression of love for her father.

During the filming of the upcoming episode of the KBS 2TV variety show “Superman Returns,” the father and daughter tandem went on a trip to Yangpyeong.

While on the train, the two engaged in a fun and imaginative conversation starting with Haru talking about them catching a catfish and either making spicy stew with it or taking care of it in their home.

While talking, Haru had a wild thought: “Shall we eat a dolphin?” Tablo gently answered his daughter, “Dolphins are our friends so let’s just catch a shark and eat it,” and started to make Haru laugh

“Superman Returns” Song Il Gook Was Advised by Doctor to Abort One of His Triplets

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Actor Song Il Gook, who recently joined the popular KBS Sunday variety show “Superman Returns,” made a surprising revelation on the July 13 episode.

He disclosed in a commentary interview that he was advised by a doctor to abort one of his triplets while his wife was pregnant. The doctor was concerned about his wife’s heart and the health of the triplets.

In the end, the Song Il Gook and his wife decided to keep all three of the fetuses. Song Il Gook expressed, “My wife is really admirable.” He described how difficult it was for his wife to carry three children, “One month before the due date, she cried because she was in so much pain.” The actor starting crying himself as he told this story.

This July 13 episode of “Superman Returns” showed the tremendous appetites of Song Il Gook’s triplets, Dae Han, Min Gook, and Man Se

Skull returns with 'I'm Getting Married' feat. The SEEYA's Yoojin + 'DEH PON TOP' MV

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Reggae artist Skull has returned with "I"m Getting Married" featuring The SEEYA"s Yoojin.


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After finishing up his military duty, Skull has come back with a full-length album for the first time in 10 years. Though he"s previously worked alongside HaHa as part of Skull&HaHa and released digital albums and EPs, he"s now come back full force with his new album "King O"Irie".

All his music videos were filmed around the world in Cuba, Jamaica, Hong Kong, and the United States. Check out the "I"m Getting Married" MV above and the "DEH PON TOP" MV below!

Girls’ Generation’s YoonA Decides on Film Debut Instead of Korean Remake of “Nodame Cantabile”

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In the end, YoonA, who received an offer to star in the Korean remake of “Nodame Cantabile,” declined the drama and will, instead, be taking on a Korea and China co-produced film.

YoonA recently notified the production company of the Korean remake of “Nodame Cantabile” (working Korean title “Cantabile Romance”) that she will not be taking up their offer. The idol-actress will be filming a Korean-Chinese production film titled “Zai Jian Ani” as the heroine, Ani. Ani is described as a bright, bubbly, and eccentric character. Taiwanese actor Peng Yuyan (Eddie Peng) has been offered the lead male role.

As for “Cantabile Romance,” Joo WonDohee, and Bae Yoon Sik have been confirmed for the drama

Actor Kang Ji Hwan Quietly Returns to Korea Following Photo Scandal in the Philippines

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Actor Kang Ji Hwan has quietly returned to Korea after getting caught up in a bit of a scandal when a female in the Philippines uploaded photos of her on the same bed as actor Kang Ji Hwan, with the caption, “..together sleep with Korean actor mr. –” on her Facebook page. Following the incident, the actor’s agency put out an explanation to clear up the situation, and the female has also issued an apology.

It is said that the actor returned home as quickly as possible, within half a day since the unexpected news broke out yesterday. Kang Ji Hwan stepped foot in Incheon Airport on July 12 at 6:30 AM, after getting on the earliest flight back from Cebu.

Conscious of the eyes around him, the actor came back from the Philippines in secret. Kang Ji Hwan’s agency had originally announced that he would be returning from a magazine photo shoot on July 13, but it is assumed that he moved up his scheduled activities following the incident

f’s “Red Light” Tops Korean and Taiwanese Weekly Charts

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f(x) came back with a bang even after taking a year of hiatus, giving their fans a thrill with their shocking new look and concept. Their new song “Red Light” delighted everyone who have waited for their return.

It seems like a lot of listeners also liked f(x)’s new album “Red Light” with the new album topping the weekly charts not only in Korea but also in Taiwan.

“Red Light” placed first on Hanteo charts, Synnara Records and other Korean charts for the first week of July and also topped at first on Taiwan’s Five Music chart. America’s Fuse TV also featured the new album, gaining the recognition of the international music scene.

Meanwhile, f(x) successfully performed this week in Mnet‘s “M!Countdown,” KBS’ “Music Bank”, MBC‘s “Music Core” and SBS’ “Inkigayo

Camera Tents of “Superman Returns” Explained

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Have you ever wondered about what it’s like inside those camera tents on popular KBS variety program “Superman Returns“? 

Recently, the producer of “Superman Returns” offered some more details on the ongoing behind the mysterious tents that make appearance on every episode of “Superman Returns.” As viewers have caught on earlier on, the tents house cameramen who shoot footage of everyday lives of the children on the hit show.

Since they are filming young children who are not accustomed to being followed by cameramen, keeping the cameramen hidden seems to be the best way to keep the young stars acting naturally.

Initially, these tents started out with cardboard boxes, but have now evolved into the cute-looking tents they are now

Who Should Play the Title Role in Korean Remake of “Nodame Cantabile?”

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There has been a lot of heated discussions on who should play the lead female character of “Nodame” in the Korean remake of the hit 2006 Japanese drama “Nodame Cantabile” after YoonA of Girls’ Generation was named as one of the actresses being considered for the part. Most people are unhappy with the casting, while there are some who see the potential in the young idol/actress. The reaction was unlike any for casting news for this drama. Joo Won, Dohee, and Bae Yoon Sik have already been confirmed for the drama.

It is hard to remake such a popular drama, both a ratings and critical hit, let alone fill the shoes of an actress who has made the role so iconic. Japanese actress Ueno Juri played the role of Megumi Noda (nicknamed Nodame) when she was 20 years old, winning the ”Best Lead Actress” at the 51st Television Drama Academy Awards in Japan for her highly praised portrayal

Shim Eun Kyung once again in talks to star in Korean remake of 'Nodame Cantabile'

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It"s been reported that Shim Eun Kyung is once again in talks to star in the Korean remake of the much-loved Japanese series "Nodame Cantabile"!


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Though the actress" reps previously announced that she had turned down the offer due to her schedule for the movie "Waiting for You", which also stars Ryu Seung Ryong and MBLAQ"s Lee Joon, negotiations are back on as filming for "Waiting for You" has been pushed back. Her agency stated, "The filming for the movie "Waiting for You" has been delayed to the end of this year. The producers of "Nodame Cantabile" asked to meet with us again. Nothing has been decided as of yet."

Shim Eun Kyung has been chosen by netizens as their top choice to play the main character Nodame opposite the male lead Joo Won, who has already been confirmed

Song Il Kook's triplets show their eating broadcast in preview cuts for 'Superman is Back'

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Choo Sarang, you"ve got some competition in the eating broadcast department!
Actor Song Il Kook and his triplets Dae Han, Min Guk, and Man Se (2 years old) showed their eating broadcast skills during their first meal without mommy in preview cuts for "Superman is Back".


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On the upcoming episode, Song Il Kook, Dae Han, Min Guk, and Man Se went to a buffet for their first meal without mommy and couldn"t get enough of their soup! The triplets showed their different ways of eating the soup by either drinking from the bowl or using a spoon. It has been said that even their daddy couldn"t hold in his smile when watching them!


Check out their eating broadcast this Sunday!

Choo Sarang spends time with her grandparents in preview cuts for 'Superman is Back'

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Choo Sarang continued to spend precious time with her grandparents in Osaka, Japan in preview cuts for "Superman is Back"!


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On the upcoming episode, Choo Sarang went on a date with her grandparents without her father. As usual, her grandpa only had eyes for his adorable and stylish granddaughter.


The trio went shopping for swimming suits, and her grandpa asked her, "Sarang ah! Pick out a swimming suit for grandpa." Choo Sarang picked out a Mickey Mouse-themed children"s swimming suit, but when her grandpa told her, "That"s too small," Choo Sarang didn"t quit her love for Mickey Mouse and showed him another Mickey Mouse swimming suit. She definitely had a good time hanging out with her grandparents, and by the end of the day, she was so happy that she danced