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Chinese Film “The Heirs from the Stars” Refutes Accusations of Plagiarism

By in News posted Oct September 17th, 2014 No comments

Chinese online movie “The Heirs from the Stars” (“来自星星的继承者们“) has come forward refuting accusations of plagiarism that say that it is simply a combination of popular Korean dramas “The Heirs” and “My Love from the Stars.”

At a production press conference on September 16 in Beijing, the director of the Chinese film said that “The Heirs from the Stars” has nothing to do with the two Korean dramas and that the scenario had been out even before “The Heirs” and “My Love from the Stars” were aired.

The director said, “The title was decided upon simply for the commercial and buzz appeal.”

“Many might point fingers, but if people who watch the movie enjoy themselves, that is enough,” the director said, also reiterating the creativity of the movie and mentioning the possibility of a sequel

“The Heirs” star Park Shin-hye meets fans in two Chinese cities

By in News posted Oct August 6th, 2014 No comments

Actress Park Shin-hye, star of the SBS drama "The Heirs", met her fans in Chongqing and Shenzhen, China, on Aug. 2 and 3.Park has held fan meets in Shanghai before, but this was the first time she has held her Asia tour, "2014 Story of Angel", in Chongqing and Shenzhen, according to Park"s agency S.A.L.T. Entertainment.During the fan meets, Park sang five songs, including "Lovely Day", part of the original soundtrack, "You"re Beautiful" and "My Dear", which Park"s brother, Park Shin-won, composed. Park"s fans sang along with her when she started to sing "Story" from the drama "The Heirs".Park will meet with her fans in Changsha and Beijing on Aug. 9 and 10, and will continue on to Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore.By Song Dain [[email protected] ]

Which Star Of ‘The Heirs’ Will Be The Next Top K-Movie Star?

By in News posted Oct July 29th, 2014 No comments


(Photo : Star Haus Entertainment,SidusHQ, Atree Media) Which of these four stars of "The Heirs" has will be the next top K-Movie star?

“The Divine Move” starring Jung Woo Sung, Lee Bum Soo, and “Fated to Love You” star Choi Jin Hyuk opened in theaters throughout North America, this past weekend.

Choi Jin Hyuk has one of his first major film roles in “The Divine Move” the GO hustling gangster Sun Soo. he role is a departure from the sweet yet slightly detached characters he has portrayed over the past year in the popular Korean dramas “Emergency Couple” and “The Heirs.”

Choi Jin Hyuk delivers a captivating performance as Sun Soo and is featured in one of the best scenes of “The Divine Move

Ko Kyung Pyo Replayed ‘The Heirs′ Several Times to See Kim Woo Bin

By in News posted Oct May 30th, 2014 No comments

Ko Kyung Pyo revealed that he was surprised by Kim Woo Bin’s acting.

On May 29, Ko Kyung Pyo attended media day for film Highheel and said, “I frequently watch the projects starring actors my age.”

He then said, “I think Kim Woo Bin is really good at acting. I was surprised when I watched The Heirs because he’s similar to me in age and has had limited acting experience. I thought, ‘How can he be so good at acting when it hasn’t even been long since he debuted?’ He also has this cool atmosphere about him.”

He revealed, “I found a video with a compilation of Kim Woo Bin’s scenes from The Heirs online. I watched it several times.”

In Highheel , Ko Kyung Pyo played the role of detective ‘Kim Jin Woo,’ who regards detective ‘Ji Wook’ (Cha Seung Won) as his older brother

Writer and Production Company of ‘The Heirs’ and Kim Byung Donate for Ferry Victims

By in News posted Oct April 28th, 2014 No comments

Writer Kim Eun Sook, Hwa and Dam Pictures and Kim Byung Man joined the others in making donation for the ferry victims.

According to an affiliate of Korea Disaster Relief Organization on April 28, “We received anonymous donation in large amounts on April 28. After checking, we found out that they were from writer Kim Eun Sook, drama production company Hwa and Dam Pictures and Kim Byung Man.”

The affiliate revealed, “Kim Eun Sook and Kim Byung Man each donated 20 million won while Hwa and Dam Pictures donated 30 million won.”

With the sinking of Sewol ferry on April 16, the whole nation has been grieving and donating in order to express their condolences for the families and victims of the tragedy.

Meanwhile, Hwa and Dam Pictures has produced numerous dramas in the past, including The Heirs, Secret Garden, A Gentleman’s Dignity and more

Kim Ji Won Wants to Change Her Evil Image from ‘The Heirs’

By in News posted Oct April 14th, 2014 No comments

Kim Ji Won brought up her evil character from The Heirs.

Kim Ji Won recently attended filming for Arirang TV’s Showbiz Korea.

After making her debut through a cellphone commercial with Big Bang in 2010, Kim Ji Won has been making appearances in numerous projects, including MBC’s sitcom High Kick, movie Scary Story, SBS’s The Heirs and more.

About her drama character, Kim Ji Won said, “When I first read the scenario for The Heirs, I thought she was really evil. But the more I read it, the more I started thinking from Rachel’s situation, so I began to feel sympathy for her.”

When asked who is closer to her ideal type between ‘Kim Tan’ and ‘Choi Young Do,’ Kim Ji Won chose ‘Choi Young Do’ without hesitating

Lee Min Ho Says He Wants to be More like Kim Tan from ‘The Heirs’

By in News posted Oct March 22nd, 2014 No comments

Lee Min Ho revealed his thoughts on the lovey-dovey lines he had to say in the SBS drama The Heirs.

During an interview with fashion magazine @star1, Lee Min Ho was asked, “The Heirs had a lot of romantic scenes and lines. Did you feel pressured or have difficulty acting them out?

He answered, “I probably can’t say them in real life. But I acted by thinking in my head that for someone like Kim Tan, who just walks straight towards love, it’s possible to say those things with confidence. The way he acted without hesitation was really manly. Instead of thinking it’s difficult, I wanted to be more like Kim Tan.”

About Kim Tan’s popular line ‘Do I like you?’ from The Heirs, the actor commented, “When I first read it from the script, I thought it was very unique

CN Blue’s Jung Yong Hwa Reveals Why He Turned Down ‘The Heirs’

By in News posted Oct March 6th, 2014 No comments

CN Blue’s Jung Yong Hwa revealed the truth as to why he decided not to appear in The Heirs.

During March 5’s broadcast of MBC’s Radio Star, the MCs brought up the fact that Jung Yong Hwa’s dramas, after appearing in You’re Beautiful, have not achieved great success in terms of viewership rating.

At the time he acted in Future Choice, SBS’s hit drama The Heirs was airing. Even though he received casting offer from The Heirs, Jung Yong Hwa turned down the offer, and instead his fellow CN Blue member Kang Min Hyuk ended taking a role in the drama.

“To be honest, I knew the drama would do well, since it was written by writer Kim Eun Sook

Jung Yong Hwa Rejected Kim Woo Bin’s “The Heirs” Role Because…?

By in News posted Oct March 5th, 2014 No comments

Jung Yong Hwa went into the details on why he rejected the role of Choi Young Do on the hit SBS drama, “The Heirs.”

On March 5, the CNBLUE members were guests on “Radio Star” and during the broadcast, Jung Yong Hwa explained why he chose “Marry Him If You Dare” instead of “The Heirs.”

When asked, “Why did you reject Kim Woo Bin‘s role on ‘The Heirs?’ Jung Yong Hwa answered, “Anyone would say it was an attractive role but I wanted to try something other than a student role.”

He continued, “Also, because Park Shin Hye was the female lead, I thought it would be bad for us if we kept doing dramas together.”

Jung Yong Hwa acted with Park Shin Hye in the past for “Heartstrings” and “You’re Beautiful

“The Heirs” Writer, Kim Eun Sook, Decides on Next Project

By in News posted Oct February 18th, 2014 No comments

Writer Kim Eun Sook, who has penned such hits such as “The Heirs,” “Gentleman’s Dignity,” and “Secret Garden,” has revealed the story line for her next drama.

Hwa and Dam Pictures, which will be in charge of producing Kim Eun Sook’s next project, announced on February 18 that the working title of the drama is “Descendants of the Sun.” Centering on people who work at disaster scenes, the story will follow how the leads will slowly open up to each other through sacrifice and consideration amid the desperate situations they encounter. According to the production company, this drama will be a human melodrama of a blockbuster level difficult to be found among Korean dramas.

“Descendants of the Sun” will be co-produced by Hwa and Dam Pictures and Baruson Entertainment

Adorable Moments of Kang Min Hyuk and Krystal in ‘The Heirs’

By in News posted Oct February 16th, 2014 No comments
preview nextview 1/7 preview nextview SBS’ The Heirs has come and gone, but memories of that drama, filled with eye candy still dance around in our heads.

All of the moments in the hit drama, we can say with confidence that the chemistry-filled scenes between CN Blue’s Kang Min Hyuk and f(x)’s Krystal were our favorites.

Using Star of the Week as an excuse, we look back at some of the sweet moments of Yoon Chan Young and Lee Bo Na.


The Umbrella Romantic and the Jealous Girlfriend

After their first scene together as a couple, we knew right away that we would be liking the Yoon Chan Young and Lee Bo Na couple.

Yoon Chan Young had us when he put his jacket over his head to protect Lee Bo Na from the rain, and Lee Bo Na, when she fussed over Yoon Chan Young’s friendship with Cha Eun Sang and the fact that her boyfriend didn’t know the difference between red and dark red

Luhan and Tao Reenact a Scene from “The Heirs

By in News posted Oct February 14th, 2014 No comments

On the February 13 episode of MBC Everyone‘s “EXO’s Showtime,” Luhan and Tao reenacted a scene from the SBS drama, “The Heirs.”

Luhan played Kim Tan while Suho played the part of Cha Eun Sang. However, glancing at Suho, Luhan said, “The female actress is too ugly. I can’t do this.” The other members of EXO switched Suho with Tao.

Tao stepped up to the front saying, “I’ll play Choi Young Do. But Luhan hugged him saying the infamous line from the drama, “Do I like you?”

The members of EXO cheered and laughed in excitement. Tao gave a dumbfounded expression from the shock of Luhan’s hug

Park Shin Hye Says ‘The Heirs’ was Popular Thanks to the Male Actors

By in News posted Oct February 13th, 2014 No comments

With Park Shin Hye’s Weibo followers going over 5 million, the actress’s popularity in China is continuing to be on the rise.

February 12’s broadcast of SBS’s One Night of TV Entertainment featured Park Shin Hye, who became one of the hottest hallyu stars.

About the fact that the number of her Weibo followers (5.5 million) is higher than that of China’s actress Fan BingBing′s (4.3 million), Park Shin Hye said, “I’m honored.”

“I attended an award ceremony in China with Kim Woo Bin last year, and I was surprised to see so many fans greeting us at the airport,” said the actress.

About the popularity of her drama The Heirs, which is soon to air in China, she humbly said, “The drama was a hit thanks to the popular male actors

EXO’s Lu Han and Tao to Parody ‘The Heirs’

By in News posted Oct February 10th, 2014 No comments

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

Super Junior’s Choi Siwon Cast as Lead Actor for Chinese Drama ‘The Heirs’

By in News posted Oct February 3rd, 2014 No comments

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

“The Heirs” Actress Kim Ji Won Distances Herself From Her Ice Princess Image

By in News posted Oct January 15th, 2014 No comments

Actress Kim Ji Won recently revealed her new pixie haircut, shifting away from her previous ice princess image from “The Heirs” towards an adorable, tomboyish one.

On January 14, Kim Ji Won shared the photo to her me2day account with the caption, “I got my wish fulfilled during a shoot for a fashion spread. Short cut.”

In the photo, the actress looks almost unrecognizable with her facial features framed only by her texturized bangs. The effect of the haircut appears to add warmth and youthfulness to her features.

Netizens commented, “Wow, you look great even in short hair!”, “It’s a totally different feeling than when you had long hair” and “The boyish look is becoming on you!”

 In related news, Kim Ji Won is most recognized for her role in SBS drama series, “The Heirs” as Rachel Yoo

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By in News posted Oct January 15th, 2014 No comments
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Lee Min Ho in Contact with Drama “The Heirs’” Mom Kim Sung Ryung

By in News posted Oct January 10th, 2014 No comments

On January 9, actress Kim Sung Ryung was a guest on KBS Radio Cool FM “Lee Sora’s Music Show” and talked about her relationship with Lee Min Ho.

On this day, the radio show had a special segment called “Superstar” which Kim Sung Ryung was a guest of. Radio DJ Lee So Ra asked Kim Sung Ryung about her recent SBS drama “The Heirs” and her co-actors. She wondered if Kim Sung Ryung has kept in touch with them.

Kim Sung Ryung answered that even after the drama had ended, she still kept in touch with Lee Min Ho. In the drama, Lee Min Ho played the role of Kim Tan. Kim Sung Ryung had played the role of Kim Tan’s mother Han Ki Ae. She proudly stated that after the drama had ended, Lee Min Ho had contacted her

Lee Hong Ki dominates Taiwan and Hongkong charts with ‘The Heirs’ OST

By in News posted Oct January 7th, 2014 No comments
FT Island Lee Hongki's theme song titled 'I'm Saying' for the hit drama 'The Heirs' ranks 1st on Taiwan and Hong-Kong's KKBOX daily/weekly/newly released chart.



The song is a very upbeat and catchy love song with a fun acoustic sound which matches Hongki's powerful vocals. The song was well received and made its way all the way up in music charts.

Listen to the song if you haven't yet:

Kim Woo Bin Turned Down the Offer to Sing in ‘The Heirs’ OST

By in News posted Oct January 7th, 2014 No comments

While Lee Min Ho, Park Shin Hye, and Choi Jin Hyuk sang for SBS’ The Heirs, Kim Woo Bin did not, and it turns out it was he who turned the offer down.

Kim Woo Bin appeared as a guest on MBC FM4U’s 2o’clock Date with DJ Park Kyung Lim on January 7.

Remembering that he once sang for fans at a fanmeeting, Park Kyung Lim asked Kim Woo Bin to sing a song for the listeners.

Quite bashfully, Kim Woo Bin replied, “I’m not a good singer. When people give me the choice to either sing or dance, I’d rather dance than sing. I don’t even sing in front of really close friends. It’s embarrassing. I don’t really sing when I’m alone either. I just hum enjoyably.”

Park Kyung Lim asked why Kim Woo Bin didn’t participated in The Heirs OST, when so many members of the cast did