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"Yoona poses with Heo Kyung Hwan" plus 24 more

"Yoona poses with Heo Kyung Hwan" plus 24 more

Yoona poses with Heo Kyung Hwan

Posted: 14 Jan 2013 07:35 AM PST

Gagman Heo Kyungn Hwan updated his Twitter with a new photo.

He wrote,"Beggar? Worth it~~^^."

He poses with Girls' Generation's Yoona in the photo above, Yoona appeared as special guest on Gag Concert aired on 13th January.

Fans commented,"Yoona is so cute","her performance was awesome" and etc.

Jung Woo Sung picks Suzy as his favorite actress

Posted: 14 Jan 2013 07:00 AM PST

Actor Jung Woo Sung has also fallen for the 'Nation's First Love', Suzy of girl group miss A.

In his recent interview on MBC 'Section TV', Jung Woo Sung selected Suzy as his favorite actress saying, "I like new actresses more than those who are already famous and successful. These days my eyes keep turning to Suzy."

In addition to Suzy, the actor also picked Shin Se Kyung as one of his favorite actresses.

Jung Woo Sung also talked about a role he's been coveting and chose 'Wolf Boy' as the movie that he would want to cast in. He made people laugh by imitating a line from the movie.

Source: StarN News

ZE:A’s Siwan to make his musical debut

Posted: 14 Jan 2013 06:30 AM PST

ZE:A's Siwan will be taking his first challenge as musical actor.

Siwan has been cast in the upcoming musical 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat', which will start performing on February 12 and run through April 11th in Seoul. He will play the role of Joseph along with singer Jo Sung Mo, actor Song Chang Eui, and Born Again's Jung Dong Ha.

For his first musical project, Siwan shared, "I will appear on a musical for the first time and I'm worried about my character that I will play with veteran actors. However, it means a lot to me to challenge myself in different fields of work. I will work hard not to harm other actors and the production crew."

Kahi greets fans with new selca

Posted: 14 Jan 2013 06:00 AM PST

Former After School member Kahi updated her fans with a beautiful selca.

On January 13th, Kahi shared the above photo on her personal Twitter and greeted her fans, "Good morning! Have a good day."

In the photo, Kahi is wearing comfortable white shirt and a pair of jeans, showing off a casual look. Sitting on a desk, she looks pretty even with minimal makeup and gives a sweet smile for the camera.

Netizens commented, "You look so pretty", "When are you coming back?", and "Come back quickly!".

Psy is working on his next single

Posted: 14 Jan 2013 05:30 AM PST

Psy is diligently working on his next single following his mega-hit "Gangnam Style".

On January 12th, Psy uploaded a photo on his Twitter, and wrote "Working on a new song. I love my life as a songwriter." In the photo, the world star is sitting in front of a gigantic mixer, and he seems to be going through a deep thought.

Psy is set to release his next album some time in February or March. While he previously revealed that he was working on a collaboration with a popular artist, Psy plans to first release a song that only has his vocals on it.

He shared, "I don't think I'll be doing any collaborations until my new track is done, and it's not done yet, but I'm thinking of doing it by myself, so I can prove I can do it one more time."

2PM kicks off Arena tour in Japan

Posted: 14 Jan 2013 05:00 AM PST

2PM opened the fancy door of 2013 Arena tour 'LEGEND OF 2PM', starting in Fukuoka on January 11th and 12th.

Coming on the stage of the eagerly-anticipated first Arena concert, 2PM presented their unique dignified appearance at the Marine Messe concert hall in Fukuoka, impressing 20,000 fans for 2 days.

Opening the concert with performances of their Japanese tracks "Beautiful" and "Masquerade", the members of 2PM followed up with solo stages showcasing individuality and their high-quality senses.

At the concert, 2PM also disclosed the tracks of 'LEGEND OF 2PM', the 2nd full-length album in Japan that will be released in February 13th, reaching the climax of the fan's expectation about the new album.

Furthermore, the five members of 2PM had prepared a surprise birthday party for Jun.K. Thus, Jun.K had a blissful, memorable birthday with 10,000 fanlights that filled up Marine Messe and the fan's lovely birthday song.

Source: JYP Entertainment

Lee Yeon Hee to cameo on Lee Seung Gi’s drama ‘Book of the House of Gu’

Posted: 14 Jan 2013 04:30 AM PST

Actress Lee Yeon Hee will be making a special cameo appearance in the upcoming MBC drama 'Book of the House of Gu'.

Lee Yeon Hee's representative revealed that the actress' appearance in the series is going to be a supportive and positive contribution. Lee Yeon Hee will appear for only a short time, but her character will play an important role in the development of the story in the drama.

'Book of the House of Gu' is a historical drama about Choi Kang Chi, a half man and half beast who struggles to make a full transformation into a human. Lee Seung Gi and miss A's Suzy will be the male and female leads in the drama.

Big Bang concludes overseas leg of their world tour

Posted: 14 Jan 2013 04:00 AM PST

Big Bang successfully finished their last overseas show of their ongoing world tour 'Big Bang Alive Galaxy Tour' in Osaka, Japan.

The group held their final overseas performance in Osaka, Japan from January 12-13 at the Kyocera Dome where they performed for a total of 100,000 fans.

During the shows, Big Bang members talked about their new year's plan, and raised fans anticipation for their future career as well. G-Dragon announced his Japan Three Dome Tour and new album plan, and TaeYang also talked about his solo album plan. T.O.P is currently shooting the new film 'The Alumni', Daesung is working on his new album to be released in Japan and his concert, and Seungri is shooting a new Japanese drama series.

Big Bang went to many countries in America, Europe, and Asia for Big Bang Alive Galaxy Tour. The total travel distance was 144,689 kilometers which equals to about three and a half laps around the earth. The group will hold the finale to their world tour in Seoul from January 25-27 at the Olympic Gymnastics Stadium in Seoul.

‘IRIS 2’ releases character posters

Posted: 14 Jan 2013 03:30 AM PST

KBS has unveiled the character posters of the 'IRIS 2' cast.

The seven character poster cuts showed the drama's main actors in character for the spy thriller drama. The posters feature Jang Hyuk (Jung Yu Gun), Lee Da Hae (Ji Soo Yeon), Lee Bum Soo( Yoo Joong Won), Oh Yeon Seo (Choi Min), Yoon Doojoon (Seo Hyun Woo), Lim Soo Hyang (Kim Yeon Hwa), and Lee Jun(Yoon Si Hyuk), and each of them are showing explosive charisma.

All donning black outfits and handguns, the cast members each showcase their powerful yet charismatic poses, increasing many people's expectations on the story of the series.

'IRIS 2' will premiere on February 13th after the conclusion of 'Jeon Woo Chi'.

STONEHENgE reveals BTS footage of Jessica and Krystal’s pictorial

Posted: 14 Jan 2013 03:00 AM PST

Behind-the-scenes footage of Girls' Generation's Jessica and f(x)'s Krystal's latest pictorial with jewelry brand STONEHENgE has been released!

STONEHENgE recently announced that it has chosen Jessica and Krystal as its new advertising models for the year of 2013 and released their first pictorial for the brand. Having the concept of "Beautiful Moment", the shoot showcases the sibling's unending affection for each other.

Check out the video below!

SPEED reveals “It’s Over” MV filming through ‘SPEED Real Documentary’

Posted: 14 Jan 2013 02:37 AM PST

Showing their preparations for upcoming comeback, SPEED is documenting their music video filming process through 'SPEED Real Documentary'.

Released via Core Content Media's official Youtube channel, the special documentary features footage from the filming of SPEED's "It's Over" music video. The clip also shows photoshoot filming, studio recording and practice session of the members.

SPEED has already released the dance and drama version music video for "Sad Promise". The full music video for "It's Over" will be released on January 15th.

Girls’ Generation reveals rankings of their bare faces on ‘Hello’

Posted: 14 Jan 2013 02:14 AM PST

Girls' Generation members have revealed their ranking of their faces without make-up (bare faces).

During the recent filming of KBS-2TV talk show 'Hello', Girls' Generation revealed truths about their bare faces.

On that day, the MC asked, "Which member looks most different with and without make-up?" and the members gave their answers while saying "She's pretty".

However, Hyoyeon added, "I like my face after make-up", making the entire studio burst into laughter. Upon hearing Hyoyeon's unexpected answer, Girls' Generation started their discussion on the topic of bare faces.

MC Lee Young-Ja said, "We have received information that Sunny looks different with and without make-up." Sunny answered, "I have 2 modes, one being Girls' Generation's Sunny and another being Soonkyu."

Sunny continued her story, "When the Soonkyu mode is on, my hair is tied backwards and even my members say that I look like a man." She also revealed that members who live together with her were shocked.

Tiffany continued, "After getting her short haircut, Sunny looks more boyish now."

This episode of 'Hello' will be aired on January 14th, 11.15pm KST.

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Kyuhyun imitates a doll!

Posted: 14 Jan 2013 01:30 AM PST

On January 11, Super Junior's Kyuhyun shared a picture through his twitter with the words, "hehehehe".

In the picture, Kyuhyun is imitating the expression of a doll. He drew attention as he closed his eyes and smiled cutely. 

Netizens wrote, "It is exactly the same", "Oppa, you are so cute", "You look really kind when you are doing this." 

Meanwhile, Super Junior M, a unit of Super Junior in which Kyuhyun is a part of, has released their second official album called 'Break Down'.

Source: Kyu Hyun's twitter
Written by Jenny@dkpopnews

Lee Kwang Soo is embarrassed with his old image

Posted: 14 Jan 2013 01:00 AM PST

On the program "Entertainment Report" aired on KBS2 on January 12, Lee Kwang Soo's photos 5 years ago waere revealed.

The images were recorded from Lee Kwang Soo's casting for a CFaired in September, 2008before his debut.

Looking at those pictureLee Kwang Soo was so embarrassedHe said"I really did not want to see that bad images. Just too much."

In additionLee Kwang Soo revealed at that time he did not win the role and shed tears on purpose, made everyone burst into laughter.

Source: innolife
Written by Jenny@dkpopnews

KARA's Hara sends a hand-written letter to fans

Posted: 14 Jan 2013 12:30 AM PST

On January 14, KARA's Goo Hara sent a hand-written letter to her fans through her twitter account.

She started by wishing everyone a Happy New Year and a good health, "It is very cold and temperature shaking hard day by day. Please have warm good food and be healthy!!".

It was on her birthday and she wanted to show her sincere heart and appreciation to fan's love and support, "Today is my birthday!! So, I write a letter to want to give you thanks for celebrating my birthday everytime.. How can I put my heart into word for you who take care of me and cheers me with warm heart and love me". 

Then she finished her letter with a hope to become a better Hara, "Since this is the time starting year 2013, I will be HARA who do her best in this year and I promise I won't let you down! I want your 2013 resolutions become real and be healthy and be happy too!
I Love you~♡ -2013. 01. 13 HARA KOO"

Fans and netizens were touched by her warm heart. They commented, "I dont know what it means but I want to cry", "Her writing is really nice", "She is so sweet, I'm touched", etc.

Source: Hara's twitter
Translated by @_cybercat 
Written by Jenny@dkpopnews

IU to Lee Hyunwoo's mum,"Thank you for the citron tea"

Posted: 13 Jan 2013 11:30 PM PST

IU showed her gratefulness towards Lee Hyunwoo's mother.

On the broadcast of Inkigayo on 13th, IU and Kwanghee were talking about their winter skin care tips, then Hyunwoo said,"I always take care of my skin by drinking citron tea that my mom prepares for me". At this time, both IU and Kwanghee showed their appreciation towards Hyunwoo's mother,"Everytime when we go on recording, Hyunwoo's mother will send us citron tea so I always feel grateful"

Kwanghee also revealed his skin care tips,"I often use moisture spray, moisture supply is very important in winter"

Written by Clover @ DKPOPNEWS.NET

Kim Soo Hyun spotted filming for movie ‘Covertness’

Posted: 13 Jan 2013 10:45 PM PST

Actor Kim Soo Hyun has been spotted filming for his upcoming movie, 'Covertness'.

Recently, an online community webpage uploaded a number of photos showing Kim Soo Hyun shooting the film. In the photo, the actor is seen wearing matching green sweats and zip-up hoodie and sporting disheveled hair.

In his latest movie 'Covertness', Kim Soo Hyun will play an elite North Korean spy Won Ryu Hwan, who gets dispatched to South Korea and disguises himself as a village idiot.

Kwon Sang Woo shows off his chiseled body

Posted: 13 Jan 2013 10:20 PM PST

Actor Kwon Sang Woo will be revealing his well-built body on his new SBS drama, 'Queen of Ambition'.

Playing the role of Ha Ryu, who is in love with Da Hae (played by actreeSoo Ae), Kwon Sang Woo works at a host bar serving affluent female clientele to earn Da Hae's tuition fee.

It is said that during a recently held shooting, the actor surprised the staffs with his amazing chiseled body. An official from his agency explained, "Kwon Sang Woo has been working out for two months for the 5 seconds scene."

'Queen of Ambition' will make its premiere on January 14.

Source: StarN News

Moon Geun Young’s childhood photos revealed

Posted: 13 Jan 2013 09:55 PM PST

Childhood photos of actress Moon Geun Young have been revealed in a broadcast, receiving much compliments from the netizens.

On the eleventh episode of SBS drama 'Cheongdamdong Alice' which aired on January 12th, Han Se Kyung (played by Moon Geun Young) showed photos from her childhood in order to mediate Cha Seung Jo (Park Si Hoo) and Cha Il Nam (Han Jin Hee).

She used her photos to show the love and dedication that her father gave to her. After looking at the photos, Cha Il Nam recollected the past when he used to spend time with Cha Seung Jo.

The younger Moon Geun Young in the photos impressed the audience with her adorable appearance. Many netizens expressed admiration by saying, "She's so pretty", "She was so lovely" and "How old was she when the photos were taken?"

Shinhwa’s Shin Hye Sung finishes his Japan concert tour

Posted: 13 Jan 2013 09:30 PM PST

Shinhwa's Shin Hye Sung successfully wrapped up his Japan concert tour.

The singer kicked off his 'Shin Hyesung 2013 Japan Tour – Winter Poetry' concert at the Jeff Namba in Osaka on January 9 and 10 before moving to the Tokyo Dome City Hall on January 12 and 13, attracting about 7,000 local fans.

Shin Hye Sung opened up the concerts with "It'd Be Nice If It Were You", and performed a great number of his hit songs with his sweet vocal. He also heated up the atmosphere by performing his own rendition of Girls' Generation-TTS' "Twinkle" and Lee Hyori's "10 Minutes."

Especially, fellow Shinhwa member Lee Min Woo made a surprise appearance and wowed the audiences with their joint performance of PSY's "Gangnam Style" and Shinhwa's "I PRAY 4 U".

Shin Hye Sung expressed, "I feel very overwhelmed and thankful for the love and support that the fans showed for me, and I hope they had a great time. I will keep doing my best to pay back the huge support they have given me."

CNBLUE to play live for comeback stages

Posted: 13 Jan 2013 09:05 PM PST

Idol band CNBLUE will be coming up with the best live comeback performance ever!

CNBLUE released its 4th mini album 'Re:blue' on January 14th, featuring the modern rock title song, "I'm Sorry". According to FNC Entertainment, the group is preparing for the best live performance for their comeback.

Their agency stated, "CNBLUE will make their comeback stages this week with all-live performances. Among the three broadcasting channels, two are set to pre-record in order to provide the live sound, and the remaining one is also in the process of negotiation."

CNBLUE and many other bands were having difficulties with live performances, because of limited amount of time given to them, and absence of necessary sound equipments. However, CNBLUE has a big thirst and great passion for performing live so they invested a great amount of budget in sound system and equipment installation.

FNC added, "It's true the members were distressed for being misunderstood about their musicality and skills, when it was due to circumstances unrelated to their own will. They are expected to able to share their thirst for live performances through this comeback."

SECRET’s Zinger comments about postponing her comeback

Posted: 13 Jan 2013 08:40 PM PST

It has been reported earlier that SECRET member Zinger's return on the Golden Disk Awards stage has been postponed as the hospital said that her injured rib cage part still needs time to heal before doing powerful choreography.

With this unfortunate news, Zinger expressed her disappointment but promised she would make her return soon as she tweeted on January 13, "I'm sorry. I'll be back gloriously after a full recovery. I wanted to show a performance that everyone can enjoy."

She added, "You have to give even bigger cheers for the three members who will be filling up my empty spot. Thank you, and thank you again."

Meanwhile, the other three SECRET members will be participating in the '27th Golden Disk Awards' which will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and will be leaving on the 15th.

B.A.P to hold first solo concert

Posted: 13 Jan 2013 08:15 PM PST

Having established themselves as one of 2012's best rookies, B.A.P will be holding their first ever exclusive concert in February.

According to TS Entertainment, B.A.P will hold their first solo concert 'B.A.P LIVE ON EARTH SEOUL' at the Olympic Hall in Seoul's Olympic Park on February 23rd and 24th. The Olympic Hall, in which famous artists have held their concerts, can accommodate up to 3,500 people.

This will be B.A.P's first exclusive concert, more than a year since the group's debut. Over twenty tracks will be performed by the group, including songs from their upcoming 2nd mini album, which will be released in February.

Kim Nam Gil sings for ‘Queen of Ambition’ OST

Posted: 13 Jan 2013 07:51 PM PST

Singer Kim Nam Gil has participated in the OST for SBS new drama, 'Queen of Ambition'.

On January 14th, Kim Nam Gil released his new single titled "You Don't Know", which will serve as Kwon Sang Woo and Soo Ae's love theme, giving their love line even more dramatic and emotional.

The song was produced by Park Sun Joo and highlights Kim Nam Gil's mid-low voice very well, making a great match to the overall atmosphere and concept of the drama.

Check out the track below!

Phantom releases teasers for “Dutch Pay”

Posted: 13 Jan 2013 07:25 PM PST

Phantom will be coming back to the music scene with second mini album titled, 'Phantom Theory'. The three-member group has already revealed preview video through its label's official Youtube channel and now teasers for the track "Dutch Pay" have been unveiled.

According to WA Entertainment, Phantom will be releasing their second mini album 'Phantom Theory' on January 17th. The album will consist of seven tracks, including the title track "Hide & Chic".

Check out the teasers below!

Dutch Pay EP1

Dutch Pay EP2