Choi Jin Hyuk seems to have appeared out of nowhere but he is already in his 9th year in acting. He earned fame by acting as ‘Gu Wol Ryung’ in MBC’s Gu Family Book but that took him eight years.
Despite starting out by winning the grand prize from KBS’s acting audition Star Audition in 2006, Choi Jin Hyuk had to build his career for eight years before finally seeing the light.
From acting as ‘Gu Wol Ryung’ in MBC’s Gu Family Book to playing Lee Min Ho’s older brother ‘Kim Won’ in SBS’s The Heirs and most recently as ‘Oh Chang Min’ in tvN’s Emergency Couple, he has been gathering the interest of many with his ripened acting abilities.
Meeting with enews in a café near Samcheong-dong, four different charms of Choi Jin Hyuk were explored
@TristanMaack was just your average Canadian man on Twitter. On April 15 he saw that the phrase “Welcome to the Overdose Era” was trending and assumed that it had something to do with overdosing on drugs. One click for him and he quickly learned that he was wrong. “Welcome to the Overdose Era” was trending because of EXO and their upcoming comeback for “Overdose.” Tristan Maack proceeded to tweet about his misunderstanding, unaware that he had just introduced himself to the EXO fandom.
The EXO fans decided this was hilarious.
It didn’t take long for him to realized what happened.
He could have just moved on with his life, but instead, he got curious
Rescue efforts continue on to recover the missing passengers who were on board the sinking ferry, but as the progress seems to be slow, some have been pointing fingers at the government for not doing enough and even preventing rescue efforts. Various broadcast stations have been airing interviews from those on scene, and earlier today, MBN
aired theirs with a woman who claimed to be a citizen volunteer diver there. Her testimony especially stirred quite a bit of criticism towards the government and the maritime police, but her identity has now left many questioning the interview she gave.
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A woman going by the name Hong Ga Hye told MBN news that she was with the volunteer divers aiding in the rescue. She then went on to say that although the volunteer divers were ready to do their best to help, they were actually told by the maritime police to just kill time and were even blocked from trying to help
It has been reported that TVXQ"s Changmin"s starring drama "Mimi" will be screened in theaters across Japan!
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According to Japanese media outlet Sankei Sports on the 18th, Mnet"s four-part drama "Mimi" will be edited into a movie version to be screened in thirty theaters across Japan starting next month. It"ll be split into two parts with the first part starting its run on May 9th and the latter part hitting theaters on May 16.
"Mimi" portrays the story of popular webtoon writer Minwoo, who is on the search to find the first love Mimi (Moon Ga Young) he lost when he was younger. Changmin portrays both the younger version of Minwoo who falls in love at the tender age of 18 and the older version who lost her
Last Sunday, power boy group B.A.P returned to New York City for the 2014 version of their “B.A.P Live On Earth” US tour, and created unforgettable memories for the fans lucky enough to land a ticket to the sold-out show. The boys, whom we saw last in 2013, became more mature and more charismatic than ever, their energy and zest filling up the Best Buy Theater in Times Square throughout the two-hour show. Read on for our full recap of the event below – you’re going to wish you were there!
The concert opened with an interesting premise: UFO sightings were “discovered” and with it, six aliens – Bang Yongguk, Zelo, Daehyun, Jongup, Youngjae and Himchan – have landed on Earth
Jay Park brought up about Lady Gaga.
During April 15’s broadcast of Mnet’s 4gaji Show, Jay Park held an interview, during which he brought up SXSW (South by South West), where he performed in March.
He started, “SXSW is musically one of the biggest events in the world. It brought over people like JJ, Lady Gaga and more. I was honored to attend as a representative from Korea.”
At the time Lady Gaga attended Jay Park’s performance, which gathered a lot of interest. About this, Jay Park commented, “I heard Lady Gaga came to see my performance. I was surprised too. She really came. I thought it was a lie. I heard she watched the whole performance lasting 40 minutes…I heard she only watched my performance until the end.”
Then he said, “Does Lady Gaga like me?” and faced the camera to say, “Do you like me? I like you too
Actor Kwon Sang Woo updated fans about his current condition as it was revealed that he underwent a second surgery on his leg last month.
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Kwon Sang Woo shared on his fan cafe on the 16th, "You"re doing well, right? I am also recovering from my surgery. I am walking normally now."
The actor had previously injured a ligament in his leg and received surgery. He had to follow up with a second one to complete the treatment process, but he had temporarily delayed it due to filming for his MBC drama "Medical Top Team". He received another surgery in March and donned a cast, focusing on his recovery during his current hiatus.
He also shared some good news with fans on his first movie in three years, "I will enter filming for "Detective" starting in July
With so many still trapped underwater with rescue missions continuing, starts sent their condolences and prayers for those who were affected by the sinking of the ferry on April 16.
There were more than 400 onboard, the majority of them high school students who were on a class field trip. As of April 17, there have been six casualties with an estimate of 290 people still missing.
Unable to do anything about the situations, stars expressed their sorrow through SNS, praying that everyone be rescued on the ship.
Song Seung Hun – I’m watching with a praying heart but this is just heartbreaking. I want to send my deepest sympathy to the sunken Jindo passenger ship and pray that all missing people be safe.
Super Junior Ryeowook – As soon as I came back to Korea, I heard the bad news
Actors Park Min Young and Jin Yi Han are seen reuniting in still cuts from MBC"s upcoming drama, "A New Leaf"! The two previously played siblings in "Dr. Jin."
"A New Leaf" focuses on an ace attorney of a law firm, Kim Suk Joo, who loses his memory through a huge accident, allowing him to look back at his life and start over. It will be written by Choi Hee Ra of "Golden Time" and directed by Park Jae Bum of "Scandal."
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Meanwhile, Jin Yi Han plays Jun Ji Won, a modest man with a brilliant mind who coincidentally runs into Park Min Young"s character, Ji Yoon, at a wedding. As the two played siblings two years before, people are curious to see how they may interact again in this new drama as colleagues
"Doctor Stranger" has released another trailer for the upcoming medical drama starring Lee Jong Suk!
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Again, it depicts the early set-up of the drama, showing Lee Jong Suk presumably in North Korea with a loved one before moving south as a defector to carry on his medical career.
It appears that intense circumstances are tearing him apart from the love of his life, Jin Se Yeon, and you can find out what happens for sure once the drama starts airing on May 5!
TINT"s adorable maknae Mini proved to have been born with the extreme cuteness befitting the youngest member of the group.
On April 15, 4 pictures of Mini were revealed, photos from kindergarten, junior high school, the group"s debut, and more recent times. In all four photos, she shows off her clear and bright complexion, round eyes, innocent look, and lovability.
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Clearly, her aegyo started developing at a very young age, equipping her well to receive love from both older members and staff members.
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On April 13th, the B.A.P
boys touched down in New York for their 2nd ever concert in the Big Apple!
One of the staff members told me that there were girls waiting overnight, and I know some people who were there from the crack of dawn to see their boys up close. The doors opened at 6:30, and fans poured into the Best Buy Theater to get as close as they could.
Sadly enough, with so little space to breathe and move comfortably, I saw one girl getting carried out even before the concert started. Throughout the concert, the crowd had to part here and there to allow room for various girls to get carried out. All this even though the staff did their best to cool the audience down by fanning them, cranking up the AC, spraying them with cool water, and handing out water bottles continuously
Choo Sung Hoon"s wife and Choo Sarang"s mother, model Yano Shiho, proved her unchanging beauty as her past childhood photos started to circulate on the internet.
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One online community uploaded these pictures under the title "Sarang"s mother Yano Shiho during her elementary school days." As seen in the pictures, Yano Shiho showed off a unique beauty and charm even at a young age. It was also revealed that these pictures were first disclosed through an MBS documentary program.
Netizens exclaimed, "Sarang really resembles Yano Shiho," "She didn"t look different back then at all. So pretty," "Quickly have a second child," and more
After School"s Jooyeon became an April bride for upcoming MBC
Wed-Thurs drama "A New Leaf"!
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Jooyeon plays the role of Ji Yoon (Park Min Young)"s best friend Mi Ri whose wedding is where Ji Yoon and Suk Joo (Kim Myung Min) meet for the first time. Although Jooyeon felt shy upon wearing a wedding dress, she friendly approached her sunbae co-stars first, acting as an atmosphere maker on set.
Jooyeon joins Park Min Young, Kim Myung Min, Kim Sang Joong, Chae Jung An, and more in the drama. "A New Leaf" is directed by "Scandal" and "I Miss You"s PD Park Jae Bum and written by "Golden Time"s Choi Hee Ra, and portrays the story of an attorney Kim Suk Joo (Kim Myung Min) who loses his memory from an accident and starts anew
It has been announced that Kim Young Jae has left 4men following the expiration of his contract last month.
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Their agency Happy Face Entertainment rep announced Kim Young Jae"s departure from the group on the 14th, "4men"s oldest hyung Kim Young Jae"s contract with our agency expired last month and he has decided to leave the team and go solo... 4men"s 5th full-length album to be released next month will be his final album and Shin Yong Jae and Kim Won Joo plan to conduct their new album activities as two members."
"We discussed with Young Jae a lot and made this decision for his future and growth. Although he left the agency and 4men, we ask that you show your love and support for Young Jae"s future activities
Epik High‘s Tablo will be returning to the radio station after a long break of four years and ten months.
He has been confirmed as the host of a daily radio show titled “Tablo’s Dreamy Radio,” which will start airing on MBC FM4U on April 21. The listeners can spend time with Tablo from 10pm until midnight.
This will mark his return to the radio scene after four years and ten months, as he last hosted the show in June 2009. Through the radio show, he will share his expertise in the field of producing and being a musician.
“I hope to make it a radio that would have ‘music you want to come and listen’ and ‘stories you want to hear,’” Tablo revealed his thoughts on becoming a DJ again.
Are you excited to see and hear Tablo behind the radio station mic again?
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Talented singer and song writer Bumkey will marry his girlfriend, an instructor at an arts university, in June.
On April 15, Bumkey made the official announcement on a post in his group Troy‘s official fan cafe. He wrote, “I would like to announce something here today. I already revealed that I have a girlfriend on the radio and through the media, I am also getting married. We started dating seven years ago, but we broke up for a long period of time, and got back together last year. My wife-to-be is not a singer, but she is a music producer and teaches at an art school.”
Bumkey also reassured his fans that this big change in his life will only be better for his music. “As I go into a more stable future with my marriage, you will be able to find more comforting music from me. Working on music that will be listened by someone who will be with me for life and by all of you cannot be anything but a blessing
Some might already be familiar with Megan Lee through her participation on MBC’s audition program “Birth of a Great Star,” or have come across one of her many videos on YouTube. Already active as a YouTube artist, she continually tries to stretch her boundaries as an artist. Currently preparing for her official debut, which is just around the corner, Megan Lee was gracious enough to set aside time from her VERY busy schedule (read the interview to find out) to share with us just her pretty awesome journey.
Here’s a quick bio, and scroll down for the interview. ^^
Name: Megan Lee
D.O.B: September 18,1995 in California, United States
Agency Label: Soulshop Entertainment
Appearances: “Birth of a Great Star” season 1 & 2
OFFICIAL SNS (hover over the links to go to the respective page)
* March 2011 – Love, Laugh & Live [Single]
* July 2011 – Destiny [Single]
* October 2011 – Destiny [Single]
* 2008 – Tranquility [Role: Sun Kim] – Short Film
* 2009 – Crush [Role: Jeremy's Sister]- Short Film
* 2010 – The Legend of Beaver Dam [Role: JuJu] – Short Film
* 2010 – The Case Against Jill [Role: Jill] – Short Film
* 2008 – Award of Merit (U
Last month, Uee successfully finished the MBC weekend drama “Golden Rainbow,” where she showed her talents not as After School’s Uee, but the actress, Uee. Recently, Uee had an interview with Daily Sports on the drama and her career with After School.
-I DON’T THINK WE’VE SEEN YOU TAKE A BREAK, GOING BACK AND FORTH BETWEEN ACTING AND PERFORMING WITH AFTER SCHOOL.
“I don’t think I’ve ever taken a proper break. After School’s next album is going to come out this year, but until then, I plan on taking some time off. Luckily, my acting and singing schedules have never overlapped. If they had, I think it would have been really hard. Seeing idols nowadays who do both album promotions and acting at the same time, it’s impressive
Lee Seung Gi confessed that he constantly wanted to run away when he was the main MC of Strong Heart.
During April 14’s broadcast of SBS’s Healing Camp, Lee Seung Gi reminisced over the time he had to host Strong Heart alone when Kang Ho Dong suddenly left the show.
Lee Seung Gi said, “When I first started variety shows through KBS2’s 1 Night 2 Days, it went really well. So I felt pressured for my next variety show.”
“I became the main MC of a show at such a young age,” he continued. “When Kang Ho Dong was absent from Strong Heart, I struggled so much. I wanted to run away multiple times a day.”
Lee Seung Gi explained, “There were about 20 guest celebrities