Actor Kim Woo Bin is reaching out to meet with fans all over Asia in his first ever fan meeting tour!
According to his agency, Sidus HQ, Kim Woo Bin’s first stop will be Hong Kong on February 16. Just last month, Kim Woo Bin hosted a fan meeting in Seoul with 3000 fans from the fan club, “WooRiBin.”
“The requests for Kim Woo Bin’s Asia fan meeting tour have continuously been pouring in since ‘School 2013.’ After the success of ‘The Heirs’ and ‘Friend 2,’ it seemed only evident to return the support of fans through a fan meeting tour around Asia,” said a representative of Sidus HQ.
The actor has shot to stardom with his roles in KBS 2TV’s “School 2013,” SBS drama, “The Heirs,” and even starring in the popular sequel flick, “Friend 2
Kim Woo Bin will be heading outside of Korea to meet with hishis ‘WooRiBin’ fans.
Sidus HQ, the actor’s agency, revealed on February 10, that Kim Woo Bin will be holding a fan meeting tour, starting with Hong Kong on February 16. He is set to visit Hong Kong, Taiwan, Shanghai, and Thailand, but other countries in Asia have been sending out their love calls.
Becoming a hallyu star after starring in KBS’s School 2013, The Heirs as well as the movie Friend 2, Kim Woo Bin will be meeting with the fans through the upcoming event titled Kim Woo Bin, The 1st Fanmeeting in Asia.
Having held the Seoul fan meeting as the kickoff to the Asia tour last month, Kim Woo Bin gathered over 3,000 fans for the inauguration ceremony of his fan club ‘WooRiBin
Girls’ Generation’s Jessica and f(x)’s Krystal, also known as the Jung sisters, are in talks to star in a reality program together.
According to an industry insider on February 10, Jessica and Krystal are in talks with cable channel, OnStyle, for a new show with the working title “Jung Sisters Project.” The show will show the real lives of the two sisters, and it will be their first joint project since their debut.
In connection to “Jung Sisters Project,” a representative of OnStyle stated, “It is true we are in talks of the reality show, but as of now, nothing has been confirmed.” A representative of SM Entertainment also stated, “Nothing has been decided.”
Meanwhile, Jessica debuted under SM Entertainment as a member of Girls’ Generation in August 2007
EXO’s Lu Han and Tao will be transforming into The Heirs’ Kim Tan and Cha Eun Sang, respectively.
February 13’s episode of MBC Every1’s EXO’s Showtime will show the EXO members looking back at the regrettable moments of the show in the past three months.
Lu Han said, “I regret that I haven’t been able to show my manly side on EXO’s Showtime,” determined to show his ‘tough’ side through the parody of The Heirs.
Having revealed himself a hardcore fan of The Heirs in a previous interview, Lu Han volunteered himself to take the role of Kim Tan, while Tao was chosen to parody Cha Eun Sang, to receive a sweet confession from ‘Kim Tan’ Lu Han.
It has been reported that ‘Lu Tan’ and ‘Ta Eun Sang’ faced each in the parody, with Lu Han parodying Kim Tan’s famous line, ‘Do I like you?’ along with a charismatic hug
Hallyu actress Park Shin Hye has over 5 million followers on Weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter.
As of February 7 at 9 AM KST, Park Shin Hye’s Weibo attracted 5,406, 667 followers. Through her roles in various dramas including, “You’re Beautiful,” “Fabulous Boys,” and “The Heirs,” the actress is receiving much love and support from fans abroad.
Reaching 5 million followers on Weibo is a first by a Korean actress. Considering “The Heirs” has not yet been officially broadcasted in China, it is predicted the number of followers will increase.
A rep from Park Shin Hye’s agency, S.A.L.T. Entertainment, remarked, “We are thankful to all the fans in China. We believe Park Shin Hye’s effort to connect directly with fans through various SNS sites is reaching fans domestically and internationally
Woot, here’s our first glimpse of Park Yoochun playing a presidential bodyguard for his new drama Three Days. He really does look rather secret-agenty in that suit, doesn’t he? Production is now full steam ahead for SBS’s new suspense thriller and the latest stills show Yoochun’s first scene with powerhouse actor Sohn Hyun-joo (Empire of Gold), who will be playing the president. It finally feels real, which means I officially get to be excited.
Three Days comes from the writer of Sign and Ghost and the PD of Tree With Deep Roots, and follows the harrowing three days during which the president disappears on our hero’s watch. The mysterious disappearance from the presidential villa is accompanied by the sound of gunshots, and Yoochun will race against the clock to solve the mystery, recover the president, and not die
From “Let It Go” off the Frozen OST, Soyu and JunggiGo’s duet “Some” to Park Wan Kyu’s single for the Empress Ki OST, “Wind Breeze,” music charts have recently begun to look richer in variety. The charts are flush with movie and drama OST tracks, indie band offerings, as well as releases from solo singer-songwriters. The February music charts so far feature a diversity of genres and musicians, leaving one wondering if the idol chart domination of music charts is a thing of the past?
“Let It Go” hit the charts shortly after the release of animated Disney movie Frozen, and has ranked highly on music charts since, along with other songs from the OST. The track is Elsa’s theme song in the movie and Idina Menzel’s original has attracted countless covers, a sign of the song’s staying power
Jun Su Jin will be acting as Song Ji Hyo’s younger sister starting from the 5th episode of tvN’s Emergency Couple.
The starlet has previously acted in SBS’s The Heirs, KBS2’s School 2013 and movie Hot Young Bloods, becoming one of the rising young stars.
In Emergency Couple, Jun Su Jin will take the role of Oh Jin Ae, a single mom and a musician, who runs away from the house with the hatred towards her mom who favors her older sister, Oh Jin Hee (Song Ji Hyo).
Jun Su Jin’s agency rep stated, “Jun Su Jin will act as a young girl in her twenties, who goes through ups and downs as she chases after her dream and love.”
About taking hew new drama role, Jun Su Jin said, “I’m nervous to be taking on my first ‘mom role’ but I’ve been having fun with filming
Park Shin Hye’s Chinese SNS Weibo has over 5 million followers.
A rep from S.A.L.T Entertainment, the actress’s agency, announced on February 7, “She has over 5 million followers on Chinese social networking service, Weibo, which is the first time for any Korean actress. The exact number of followers is 5,398,000, but the number is expected to rise.”
Park Shin Hye joined in the group of hallyu stars by starring in dramas You’re Beautiful, Heartstrings and The Heirs. Her recent hit The Heirs received over 900 million views on Youku, bringing about another round of hallyu wave in the country.
S.A.L.T Entertainment rep stated, “We appreciate her Chinese fans’ support and interest in her. We think that fans highly regard her desire to communicate with fans through SNS like Weibo and Twitter, sharing her moments in various projects
Rainbow BLAXX made guest appearances on Mnet"s "Beatles Code 3D" on February 4 for the "19+ Rating" special and answered some questions.
One question was, "Currently, the victor in the January 2014 girl group sexy concept is Girl"s Day. However, do Rainbow BLAXX think they can beat Girl"s Day?"
Without hesitation, Woori said, "Yes." Mir asked, "Which team of the two do you think the public finds sexier?" The members said, "We are sexier. First off, our average age is higher than theirs." Rainbow BLAXX"s average age is 26, while Girl"s Day is much younger at 23.
Jaekyung said, "We even told the agency with self-confidence, "We have the confidence not to lose in sexiness,"" and Woori added, "As long as we"re doing it, might as well do it with confidence
Boy band CNBlue just made many Boices happy!
On February 4, FNC Entertainment announced, “CNBlue will make a comeback through its fifth mini album, which is filled with self-composed songs. Please look forward to their comeback.”
It’s been reported that leader Jung Yong Hwa composed the title track and that Lee Jong Hyun also lent his composition skills.
This will mark a year since their last promotional album “Re:Blue,” which sold over 100,000 units. Jung Yonghwa received a lot of love for his composition “I’m Sorry” in the album. The members have also focused on individual activities pursuing acting. Leader Jung Yonghwa took on the lead role opposite Yoon Eun Hye in “Future’s Choice
Idols will be showing off their acting abilities once more as they take on various acting projects in the coming months, and we want to know who you can’t wait to see the most.
From dramas to films, the idols are covering all the bases, so read on and vote for your favorite below!
JYJ’s Park Yoo Chun
Production for upcoming SBS drama Three Days is well underway, and male lead Park Yoo Chun has been giving it his all since filming began in December.
From script readings to physical training, Park Yoo Chun has been showing enthusiasm for his new role, even working through the holidays in preparation for its premiere this month.
FT Island’s Seung Hyun
After crossing over into the musical world, starring in hit musicals like Jack the Ripper and The Three Musketeers, FT Island’s Seung Hyun will take on the big screen in upcoming film No One to Trust in the World
Super Junior’s Choi Siwon has been cast as the lead actor of an upcoming Chinese drama The Heirs.
SM Entertainment told Newsen on February 3, “Choi Siwon has been cast as the protagonist of a Chinese drama. He will be heading over to China soon to start filming.”
The Heirs (translated) is a drama about the competition to inherit a huge fortune from a wealthy grandfather. It is not an official remake of the Korean drama of the same name.
Choi Siwon will be acting as the hidden grandson who competes for the fortune, and form a love line with actress Kan Qing Zi.
Photo credit: Newsen
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The movie “The Technicians” has finalized its main cast, including actors Kim Woo Bin and Lee Hyun Woo and will move into filming in March.
Production company Trinity Entertainment confirmed the casting for its follow-up movie to “Friend 2,” “The Technicians.” The movie will star Kim Woo Bin, Lee Hyun Woo, Go Chang Suk, Jo Dal Hwan, Kim Young Chul, Shin Gu and Im Joo Hwan.
In 2013, Kim Woo Bin saw his stock rise following memorable performances in “Friend 2” and “The Heirs,” while Lee Hyun Woo was in box-office hit “Secretly and Greatly,” alongside Kim Soo Hyun and Park Ki Woong
Kim Woo Bin, Lee Hyun Woo, Go Chang Seok and Kim Young Chul confirmed their appearance in an upcoming film The Technicians (translated).
Kim Woo Bin became one of the most anticipated young stars after his appearance in the drama The Heirs and movie Friend 2, while Lee Hyun Woo also gained popularity after taking on the role of a north Korean spy in the movie Secretly, Greatly, which was a hit movie that sold over 7 million tickets.
The Technicians, the new project of director Kim Hong Sun, who also directed The Traffickers, will tell the story of the crime technicians around the harbor area.
Lee Hyun Woo will take on the role of ‘Jong Bae,’ a genius hacker who sets the atmosphere for the group with his bright personality
On January 27, SidusHQ revealed that Kim Woo Bin held a fan club meeting inauguration for about 3,000 members of “Woori Bin” on January 25 at Sangmyung Art Center in Seoul.
The meeting was held for about 2 hours, hosted by Kim Tae Woo (Kim Ki Soo), and Kim Woo Bin called it ‘a day with fans.’ The first activity of the day was called ‘dizzying profile,’ where Kim Woo Bin’s body measurements were taken, from the width of his shoulders to the length of his legs. They then looked at some of the ‘related search words’ for Kim Woo Bin, looking back on his old works such as dramas “School 2013” and “The Heirs,” as well as movie “Friend 2” and others.
In a question and answer session with the fans, he was asked what word comes to mind when he thinks of his parents, and what he wants to say to the youth of today
Another Monday has snuck up on us, which means it’s time to select the next Mwave Star of the Week!
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Brown Eyed Girls’ Gain
Brown Eyed Girls’ Gain is one busy star these days as she promotes a new movie and kicks into high gear for her solo comeback.
Gain will take to the big screen alongside Ha Ji Won and Kang Yea Won in action flick The Huntresses, which is set to premiere on January 29.
She is also looking to kick some butt on the K-Pop stage, releasing a string of bold teasers for her upcoming mini album Truth or Dare, set to be released next month.
Lee Min Ho
The Heirs may be over, but actor Lee Min Ho is busier than ever
Actors Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye have had to come out again to official deny that they are dating as Chinese media reports that the two are in a romantic relationship gained traction recently. Various reports stated that Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye have been dating for about two months, after their drama “The Heirs” ended, but no pictures or other specific evidence were provided to support such claims.
Lee Min Ho’s agency stated to various local and Chinese media sources that the report was untrue. To TV Report specifically, it stated, “We don’t know why this type of report came out in China. We are taking steps [to handle the situation] through our Chinese agent.”
Park Shin Hye’s agency also stated to Metro News, “It’s a baseless story. It seems to be a rumor coming out because of the high popularity of the drama [in China]
Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye’s agencies strongly denied the recent scandal that broke out in China.
Park Shin Hye’s agency, S.A.L.T Entertainment, told enews on January 27, “That rumor is not based on any sound evidence. We think that was just a rumor that spread due to the popularity of The Heirs.”
Lee Min Ho’s agency, Starhaus Entertainment, also stated, “That is definitely not true. We are at a loss for words by the fact that they would write such a report not based on any facts.”
A Chinese press reported on January 26, that the two who acted as lovers in SBS’s The Heirs became real lovers and have been dating secretly for the past two months.
Meanwhile, Lee Min Ho is currently in China for promotional activities and Park Shin Hye is preparing to film her new movie