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Park Shin Hye graces Japan during her '2014 Story of Angel in Japan' tour

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Park Shin Hye stopped by Japan for her solo fan meeting!


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According to her agency S.A.L.T. Entertainment on July 22, Park Shin Hye met with fans on her "2014 Story of Angel in Japan" tour at Osaka and Yamano Hall, Tokyo on July 19-20. Park Shin Hye showcased her singing ability, performing six songs including her remake of Standing Egg"s "Breakup For You, Not Yet For Me", "Arm Pillow", "Pitch Black", and "My Dear". Park Shin Hye"s older brother and the composer behind "My Dear", Park Shin Won, also made a surprise guest appearance and played the guitar for Park Shin Hye"s performances.


During the talk session in the latter-half of the concert, Park Shin Hye chatted about "Heirs", played a "Cha Eun Sang impersonation" game with fans, and made mango juice

Secret Holds Concert Tour in Japan Before August Comeback in Korea

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Secret held yet another successful concert tour in Japan, making it their third tour in the country.

The group′s 2014 Secret′s Summer Live ~YooHoo~ was held in Tokyo and Osaka from July 19-21.

The tour follows the group′s Secret 1st Japan Tour Secret Time 2012 and its 2013 Love In Secret tour of previous years.

Secret made sure to entertain fans with its hits Shy Boy and Madonna, as well as tracks from its Japanese album such as Twinkle Twinkle, Drive to You and Secret Dream.

The members even performed solo. Jun Hyo Seong performed her solo debut single Good-Night Kiss and track I Hate Night Time.

Han Sunhwa performed I Have a Boyfriend while Song Jieun and Hana sang a duet of Run To You

Park Hae Jin′s Chinese Drama ′Qian Duo Duo′s Marriage Story′ to Air in Japan Following Great Success

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Park Hae Jin has been blazing a trail in Chinese dramas.

Park Hae Jin has been busy not only in Korea but also in China thanks to the success of his many dramas.

His Chinese drama Qian Duo Duo′s Marriage Story and Korean dramas My Daughter Seo Young, You Who Came From the Stars and Doctor Stranger have all been hits in China.

Qian Duo Duo′s Marriage Story let the actor break records in China in 2011 by getting over 30 billion views in total on the online video site LeTV. At the time of its release on LeTV, it reached 270 million views in a mere week and 1.5 billion views in two.

This record still stands, and was a feat big enough to grab him the LeTV Biggest Asian Star Award

Seo In Guk and VIXX Chosen as Ambassadors for Korea Expo 2014 in Brazil

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Solo artist Seo In Guk and boy group VIXX will be the representatives of Korea’s entertainment industry for 2014 Korea Brand and Entertainment Expo held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in August.

The two popular Hallyu artists were chosen to be the faces of the annual large-scale event for buyers and sellers of Korea’s rising IT and entertainment industry. The expo is organized by Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) and Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA).

This marks the fifth year that KBBE is being held. The previous ambassadors being Super Junior, miss A, JYJ, and 2NE1, the event targets also the fans of Hallyu.

Kim Byung Kwon, the Marketing Director of KOTRA, revealed, “With Seo In Guk and VIXX as the ambassadors, KBEE will offer the visitors the chance to experience Hallyu firsthand through various events

Upcoming Film “Sea Fog” Releases Character Posters

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Seven different posters showing the characters of the upcoming film, “Sea Fog,” has been released.

On July 21, the publisher of “Sea Fog,” NEW, revealed the character posters of Kim Yoon Seok, Park Yoochun, Lee Hee Joon, Moon Sung Geun, Kim Sang Ho, Yoo Seung Mok and Han Ye Ri.

In the character posters, it has each of the character’s distinct dialogue as well as their lively facial expression. On the boat vessel, Jeonjinho, each of the crew have their stories. Kim Yoon Seok plays the captain, Chul Joo, Moon Sung Geun plays Wan Ho, who is the chief engineer. Kim Sang Ho plays the role of Ho Young who is the senior crewman, Yoo Seung Mok is the tough crewmember and Park Yoo Chun plays the youngest, innocent member, Dong Shik

Behind the Scene Stills of Kang Ha Neul and Kim So Eun on Set of “A Girl Ghost Story” Revealed

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Sweet stills of actors Kang Ha Neul and Kim So Eun on the set of the recently released film, “A Girl Ghost Story” have been revealed.

The film is about a lonely boy who is able to see ghosts. He meets a girl ghost who lost her memory and builds a friendly relationship. From the ghost story of a bloody mask that’s been spreading around the school to his classmates going missing and unwinding the secret that involves the girl ghost, this is an emotional horror film.

In the first still, Kim So Eun is smiling brightly in front of Kim Ha Neul with her hands on his shoulders. In the film, Kang Ha Neul plays In Soo who has the ability to see ghosts and Kim So Eun plays the girl ghost with secrets. The lovely atmosphere between the two actors reminds of the innocent and fresh romance between In Soo and the girl ghost

Dynamic Duo act out a 'Show Me The Money' parody on 'SNL Korea'

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Dynamic Duo were your hosts for this week"s episode of "SNL Korea" and brought hip hop to their skits!


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One of the highlights was their parody of "Show Me The Money" with a skit titled, "Show Me The Money Family". Dynamic Duo, Jay Park, Yoo Se Yoon, and more leaned back in hip-hop fashion as they walked into the room with Choiza transforming into a cute yet creepy baby. They broke out into random rap performances while discussing their dysfunctional family matters.


Check out the hilarious skit above!

f(x)'s Sulli ill with cold, unable to film for 'Music Bank'

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SM Entertainment let fans know that Sulli was unable to film with f(x) for "Music Bank" due to a bad cold.

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Only four f(x) members performed "Red Light" on yesterday"s "M! Countdown" where the group took the #1 trophy, and fans were worried after seeing Sulli was missing once again on the "Music Bank" stage. It appears that Sulli"s condition worsened after this week"s recording of "Show Champion", and she won"t be promoting on music shows for the time being.

SM Entertainment stated on July 18, "Due to a cold and body aches, Sulli didn"t feel well and wasn"t able to participate in the "Music Bank" filming. It"s been decided that she will return to promote on shows only after she recovers."

Get well soon, Sulli!

Song Kang Ho and Yoo Ah In’s New Film “Sado” Holds First Shooting

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Song Kang Ho and Yoo Ah In‘s new historical film “Sado” has officially gone into productions.

The first shooting of the film took place on July 8, and it consist of scenes with the young Prince Sado (played by Yoo Ah In) wowing the court, including his father King Yeongjo (Song Kang Ho) with his intelligence.

In the film, Song Kang Ho will portray King Yeongjo, a determined man who climbed his way up to become the King of the Joseon dynasty. Yoo Ah In will depict King Yeongjo’s son Crown Prince Sado, who was sentenced to death by starvation by his own father. The Prince ultimately died of suffocation after eight days of imprisonment in a big chest.

After the first shoot, Song Kang Ho said, “the film ‘Sado’ has made me shiver, the pressure I get from the material is so great

Event 1: How to Apply for a Free Trip to Korea

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Hey Soompiers!

You’ve always wanted to visit Korea, and recently saw BIGBANG’s announcement encouraging you to apply for a free trip to the country this fall, but for some reason you were short on time and thought you’ll fill this out later.. when you have the time.

You know what? We’ve all been there, bookmarking articles to read at a later time and soon realize.. ‘Ah! The deadline already passed.. Gosh, darn.’

For all the K-Pop and K-Drama lovers out there, this opportunity is too good to pass up! Heck, if you want a free getaway trip to another country this deal is a steal. There will be a total of eight winners and each will get to bring a companion (family, friend, or.. stranger too) for the 4 days and 3 nights trip. Accommodations will be provided as well as 500,000 Won worth of “Korea Pass” cards, which is an all-in-one travel card used for transportation, shopping purchases, tourist attraction entrance fees, etc

Kris (Wu Yi Fan) sings 'Time Boils the Rain' for Chinese film 'Tiny Times 3' OST

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Kris or Wu Yi Fan"s OST song for director Guo Jing Ming"s "Tiny Times 3" has been revealed, which should come as exciting news for all those who"ve been awaiting to hear his voice again!


He sings the song "Time Boils the Rain" (literal translation, also interpreted as "Time Hushes All Memories") for the movie, adding his own feel to his version of this song and making it the perfect ending theme.


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Although Chinese fans were able to hear the song when they attended the movie premiere, for everyone who couldn"t make it, the song has now been released on Chinese sites like Weibo. Check it out below!


Beenzino Drops “How Do I Look” Video Tie-in for “Korea’s Next Model: Guys and Girls”

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Hip hop star Beenzino has released a music video for the track, “How Do I Look?” The song is taken from the five-track EP, “Up All Night.” It was uploaded by OnStyle, as a tie-in with the cable channel’s upcoming reality show, “Korea’s Next Top Model: Guys & Girls,” which will air on Saturday nights at 11pm, beginning August 16. The video features some of the contestants who will appear on the new show, and the action takes place on a set designed to look like a laundry shop.

Please be advised that the video does contain some mild swearing in English.

“Up All Night” is Beenzino’s follow-up to his full-length studio album “11:11,” which was released in May this year. “11:11” included collaborations with some of the biggest names in Korean urban music, including Zion

Chinese Film Version of “Doctor Stranger” to Have a Different Ending

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SBS‘s hit drama “Doctor Stranger” will be re-edited as a film for the Chinese audience, but with a different ending from the original source material.

The film version of “Doctor Stranger” will shorten the original drama into 120 minutes for the big screen. This will be accomplished by cutting out a lot of the background information on the main characters. Instead the film will focus on the plot points that unfold during the drama.

According to a production staff member, most of Lee Jong Suk‘s character’s back story in North Korea will be cut out, with a bigger focus on the mellow storyline between his character and his love interest played by Jin Se Yeon. The rivalry between the two male leads will also be emphasized. 

The additional shooting for the Chinese film wrapped up on July 14

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

Psy's 'Hangover' MV featuring Snoop Dogg surpasses 100 million views on YouTube

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The "Hangover" is not yet over as the MV starring Psy and Snoop Dogg have now passed 100 million views on YouTube!

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It has taken about a month and half for the viral video to achieve this feat as it was unveiled on June 8. With its quirky antics, catchy hook, and the great chemistry between friends, Psy and Snoop Dogg, "Hangover" has proven to be another hit.