It is very clear that model-turned-actor Kim Woo Bin is no doubt, one of the hottest stars on the market these days.
When he appeared in SBS’ “Gentleman’s Dignity” and KBS’ “School 2013,” he was not as noticed. However, after his stellar performances on SBS’ “The Heirs” and the film “Friend 2,” Kim Woo Bin proved to be a hit-maker and has solidified his position as a top actor.
Even among strong acting seniors such as Yoo Oh Sung and Lee Min Ho, Kim Woo Bin’s charisma still left a deep impression on viewers. His unique face and modelesque body-line aren’t the only factors to his popularity but his acting skills as well. Recently, actresses Jeon Do Hyun and Ha Ji Won picked Kim Woo Bin as the actor they will be keeping an eye on in the future
The hero of the SBS drama The Heirs, Lee Min Ho, is pouring everything he can as the drama is running towards the finale.
In the midst of his busy schedule, it has been reported that the actor recently was injured in his mouth while shooting his fight scenes.
Not wanting to look swollen, Lee Min Ho has been icing his mouth in between shoots.
The actor has also been traveling all around Korea, including Ilsan, Gyeonggi-do, Daejeon and Donghae (East Sea),in order to film different scenes.
The fans who have spotted him in different sites have been posting proof shots online.
The filming sites of The Heirs are spread all across Korea, occupying all of Lee Min Ho’s time as he travels and acts throughout the day.
Photo credit: SBS
Actors Jung Woo and Kim Woo Bin’s stars are rising. The two are said to be highly sought-after by the movie industry these days.
Both these actors are receiving love calls from Chungmuro (Korea’s “Hollywood”), and both are currently appearing on screens with popular shows- Jung Woo in tvN’s Friday-Saturday drama “Reply 1994” and Kim Woo Bin with his movie “Friend 2” and SBS Wednesday-Thursday drama “The Heirs.”
According to a film industry insider, these two are young actors who are currently enjoying a meteoric rise in popularity. Movies in their planning and pre-production stages with screenplays circulating in the film industry are competing to cast these two. Jung Woo and Kim Woo Bin are said to have received approximately 20 casting offers
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went out and said what we already knew: Her nose has been altered. Now I’m waiting for Park Bom
’s confession but maybe it’s too late for that? YG Entertainment
confirmed that Teddy
, the man behind all the hits, is dating actress Han Ye Seul
. I think this couple really works because Teddy is really, really cool and Han Ye Seul is really, really pretty. Around the same time it was announced that another YG Producer is dating Brown Eyed Girls
. Perhaps dating YG music producers will be a new trend? The actresses who were charged for propofol abuse received prison sentences and fines
The hero of the hit drama The Heirs, Lee Min Ho, is showing his fighting spirit by filming even whilst fighting off a cold.
The Heirs received the viewer ratings of 20.6% on November 20, beating out all of the competing dramas airing at the same time.
The agency reported that the actor has been struggling to act in the fiercely cold weather in Korea.
“Lee Min Ho caught the flu recently and is not in the best state of health. The inside of his mouth is full of cold sores,” said the agency.
“But he resumed filming despite his condition. He didn’t say it out loud, but he was very happy when he heard The Heirs ranked number one for dramas airing on Wednesday-Thursday, so he’s been filming joyously.”
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Today’s first released stills are behind the scenes of actors fighting the cold while filming. Gaaahhhhh… I’m already shivering on behalf of them when I look at these.
I often feel so bad for them when they have to wear so thin during filming (because they have to fashion the sponsor apparels) and also admire their dedication to complete filming out in the cold or snow! Nothing comes free without putting some hard work into it and this is what the actors are doing – fighting the cold to deliver us their best in The Heirs.
My least favourite couple romantic scene in Episode 11
Why? Because of what Eun Sang said, “It’s like a dream” and what she did afterwards in the morning. It’s like a kindergarten level of ‘one night stand’
Kim Woo Bin and the production staff of the film “Friend 2” recently celebrated reaching the one million viewers mark.
The movie is the fastest with a restricted rating (19+) to reach one million viewers in Korean history. The film’s cast and crew released photos to celebrate this new Korean “Box Office Legend.” Director Kwak Gyeong Taek is currently touring and greeting fans of the movie along with actors Yoo Oh Sung and Jeong Ho Bin. The tour began in Gwangju and has gone to Daegu, Ulsan, and Busan. The group released a celebratory photo holding a cake.
After Kim Woo Bin heard the news on the set of “The Heirs,” he released a handwritten message to share his joy with his fans.
The movie leapt past the other fastest restricted Korean films to reach one million viewers, as follows: “Needless Gangster: Rules of the Time” and “New World” (four days), “Tazza: The High Rollers” (five days) and “The Man from Nowhere” (six days)
On November 17, ZE:A’s Park Hyung Sik, who is currently appearing in “The Heirs,” posted photos of his birthday presents on Twitter: “Thanks for all the birthday wishes this November 16. I was filming for ‘Real Men’ and afterwards I had to immediately go into concert practice, so I wasn’t able to say thank you. Sorry! I arrived at the office today to so many presents. Thank you!” The idol/actor is now 22 years old (1991 birth year).
He also thanked his “Real Men” variety show family, and said that even without a party, it was a great day. “Thanks to everyone for the birthday wishes, and I’ll continue to do my best.”
Park Hyung Sik also talked about his gift from Kim Su Ro. “I was really moved
Actor Lee Min Ho will hold an encore performance of his global tour “My Everything” in January 2014 in Seoul.
“My Everything” was an album released by the actor in May earlier this year as a means to repay the love he received from Korean and foreign fans.
A representative of Lee Min Ho’s agency, StarHaus Entertainment, stated on November 11, “We received many requests from fans to bring back the Lee Min Ho fan meeting and show. We will be putting on the encore show on January 18, 2014 at the Olympic Park Handball Stadium in Seoul.”
Moreover, “We were able to do the show only once in Korea due to his overseas schedule, and many Korean fans were greatly disappointed.” The original plan was to have the first and final show in Korea, but Lee Min Ho had to go to the U
Currently juggling a lot of activities, Lee Min Ho surprised fans by announcing that he’ll still meet with fans for an encore concert in Seoul.
On November 11, Starhaus Entertainment stated Lee Min Ho will hold one final fanmeeting concert in Seoul due to all the fan requests that have been pouring in.
The Lee Min Ho Global Tour My Everything kicked off in Seoul in May, before moving smoothly to Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, and China.
“Seoul was supposed to be the tour’s final destination, but due to Lee Min Ho filming SBS’ The Heirs in September, the tour ended in Beijing,” stated Starhaus Entertainment.
“But to greet fans in Korea again, we decided to organize an encore concert in Seoul separately.”
The concert will be held on January 18, 2014 at the Olympic Gymnasium 3 in Olympic Park
The script-reading has begun for the upcoming SBS drama The Man from the Stars.
On October 14th, the cast of the new SBS drama The Man from the Stars gathered for the first script reading.
The participants included the director Jang Tae Yoo, writer Park Ji Eun, and the members of the cast, including Jun Ji Hyun, Kim Soo Hyun, Park Hae Jin and Yoo In Na.
Jun Ji Hyun arrived at the site dressed like a ‘top actress’ to reflect her character in the drama and Kim Soo Hyun perfectly acted out his role as the 400-year-old alien on earth.
The other members of the cast, Park Hae Jin, Yoo In Young, and Yoo In Na also put their show masks on, passionately reading their scripts as if they were actually filming the drama.
After the first script-reading, the director Jang Tae Yoo commented that, “Even though it was only our first day to read the scripts, everyone came very well prepared
With the actors and staff working hard for SBS’ The Heirs, fans of Lee Min Ho from around the world decided to treat the team with lots of delicious food and presents.
Starting with DC Inside’s Lee Min Ho gallery in Korea, The Heirs team received a buffet to get energized from in between filming. The fans cleverly created signs saying, ‘A buffet good for your kidneys,’ referring to a statement said in the drama between Kim Tan (Lee Min Ho) and Cha Eun Sang (Park Shin Hye).
Lee Min Ho’s fanclub in Japan also sent in more than a hundred lunches for the snack, also parodying lines from the drama.
Not only that, when The Heirs tea was filming in Los Angeles in September, fans in California sent the staff rice cakes as the members missed out on the Chuseok festivities due to work
Jessica of Girls’ Generation has left a sweet message in celebration of f(x)‘s Krystal‘s birthday, showing to the world exactly how much she loves her baby sis.
Jessica wrote on her Weibo, “Baby krys’s 20th bday!! Thank you mom. She is the most precious and lovely girl on earth. I’m glad you were born, Soo Jung.” Soo Jung is Krystal’s Korean name, and Krystal celebrates her 20th birthday (by Korean reckoning) on October 24.
Jessica also included a collage of pictures in which the Jung sisters fool around in the front of the camera, making cute and funny faces. The picture shows how close these two are and alike in their beauty.
Krystal is currently busy filming her SBS drama “The Heirs” and performing with her group f(x)
We have a few newcomers to the list of Mwave Star of the Week nominees this week, so read on and vote for the star you think deserves the title below!
With an ultra-cute music video, starring EXO’s Chanyeol in tow, R&B king K.Will made his comeback with fourth mini album on October 18.
The singer with a sweet voice makes a comeback just in time to warm our hearts as we head into the winter season.
CN Blue returns to the roster of nominees this week as the members chug along in their respective dramas.
Jung Yong Hwa’s Marry Him If You Dare (Future Choice) took off last week, while Kang Min Hyuk’s The Heirs continues to pick up speed in the drama world
Now that Lee Min Ho’s back in Korea, he’s making his grand debut at school on SBS’ The Heirs, and boy, does he look good.
On October 21, The Heirs released still cuts from the upcoming episode, where each of the characters are dressed nicely in their school uniforms.
With almost every male actor exceeding 180 centimeters, Lee Min Ho, Kim Woo Bin, Kang Ha Neul, Kang Min Hyuk, and Park Hyung Sik flaunted off their tall figures, while the ladies managed to make the school uniforms fashionable.
The scene was filmed on October 3 at an outdoor set in Sacheon. This was the first time all the actors were present for the shoot as Lee Min Woo and Kim Woo Bin finally united after a mysterious fall out between their characters
Contrasting from his scene with Park Shin Hye, Lee Min Ho shared an awkward hug with his co-star, Kim Ji Won while filming SBS’ The Heirs.
Recent photos from the drama showed Lee Min Ho and Kim Ji Won, who are arranged for marriage for business purposes, exchanging a cold hug. While Kim Ji Won appeared a bit saddened, Lee Min Ho remained expressionless and didn’t even seem to return the hug.
The scene was filmed on September 24 at a convention center in Los Angeles. As it was the last shoot overseas, the cast and the staff shared bittersweet farewells.
A foreign staff member, who worked with the Korean crew, said, “All the actors and staff seemed like Rambo. It was really touching to see that all the actors were very considerate of each other, changing their schedules and not once postponing filming
As the National Foundation Day of Korea came to a close, so did SBS’ Master’s Sun, which ended its series of ghosts, mystery, and love.
Master’s Sun achieved its highest ratings thus far with 21.8 percent, finally breaking in the twenties. The last episode wrapped up loose ends and brought Joo Joong Won (So Ji Sub) and Tae Gong Shil (Gong Hyo Jin) together, providing the sweetest scenes that provoked some squirming and jealousy at the same time.
Following Master’s Sun will be the highly anticipated The Heirs with its star-studded cast.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
1. SBS Master’s Sun 19.7
It’s hard to believe September is drawing to a close already, but as we look forward to what October has to bring, we want to know which star you think deserves to be in the Star of the Week spotlight next.
October is set to be another comeback-filled month, on both the small screen and the K-Pop stage, so read on and vote for Mwave’s Star of the Week for the first week of October.
First up to make her comeback is the Nation’s Little Sister IU. After a successful run on the small screen with You’re the Best Lee Soon Shin, IU will be returning to her singer roots with the release of her third album on October 7.
IU is already gathering attention with her upcoming album, which includes collaborations with SHINee’s Jonghyun and Brown Eyed Girls’ Gain and many more