Monday, October 28, 2013

"Joo Won in discussion for new movie ‘Fashion King’" plus 24 more

"Joo Won in discussion for new movie ‘Fashion King’" plus 24 more


Joo Won in discussion for new movie ‘Fashion King’

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 07:30 AM PDT


Currently busy with his musical and overseas schedules, actor Joo Won might be adding another big screen project to his list as he is currently in talks for upcoming movie tentatively titled 'Fashion King'.

According to Joo Won's agency Sim Entertainment, "Joo Won has not signed yet but he's positively reviewing the movie 'Fashion King'. The decision will be made by the end of October or early November."

'Fashion King' is based on the popular web-cartoon of the same name. It portrays the story of a male student named Woo Gi Myung who becomes interested in fashion and tries to get along with the prettiest girl of his class.

Kim Woo Bin releases ‘expressions’ calendar

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 07:00 AM PDT


Actor Kim Woo Bin put on many realistic faces for the 'expressions' calendar with clothing brand 'Buckaroo' which he is currently modeling for.

Kim Woo Bin is currently active as advertisement model for the brand's 2013 F/W collection, and he showed different facial expressions for each days of a week.

The calendar started the week off with annoyance and tiredness. Kim Woo Bin gets anxious on Wednesday and shows excitement on Thursday and Friday. Forgetting his exhaustion, he is feeling more than happiness on Saturday while starts getting depressed again on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Kim Woo Bin is currently casting in SBS drama 'The Heirs'.

Ailee holds successful debut showcase in Japan

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 06:30 AM PDT


To celebrate her debut, Ailee held a showcase in Tokyo's Shibuya O-East Japan's Shibuya ahead of her new album 'Heaven' release in the country.

The showcase opened to the cheers of 1,300 fans who had been selected by lottery. For about an hour, Ailee performed songs like "Heaven", "Show You", "Umbrella", "If I Ain't Got You" and others. For an encore, she sang "Heaven" in Japanese amidst cheers by Japanese fans.

Her Japanese agency, Good Day Entertainment, said, "We had planned for around 1,000 people at the showcase, there were so many fans and experts who couldn't get in. The interest in Ailee among Japanese fans have exceeded our expectations."

After the showcase, Ailee then spent the next few days recording television and radio shows as well as interviews. Also, commemorative events of the single release will be held in Fukuoka, Sapporo, Osaka, Nagoya and Tokyo.

Meanwhile, Ailee will release her Japanese debut single 'Heaven' on November 6th.

Super Junior’s Kyuhyun reveals his thoughts on leaving ‘Mama Mia’

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 06:00 AM PDT


On October 27th broadcast of KBS 2TV variety show 'Mamma Mia', Super Junior's Kyuhyun wrapped up his 5-month hosting duty and revealed his thoughts on leaving the show.

At the end of the show, Kyuhyun shared, "I recorded 'Mamma Mia' for nearly 20 times and I learned a lot from Park Mi Sun noona, and Lee Young Ja noona. My love for family has grown deeper and I got to call my mom more often. It was a nice experience."

Kyuhyun had to leave 'Mamma Mia' after a fall reshuffling by KBS as the show was shifted to Wednesday night, which is the same timeslot as 'Radio Star' where he's currently appearing.

Lee Young Ja also teased Kyuhyun saying that he should ditch 'Radio Star' for 'Mamma Mia' instead, but Kyuhyun said, "I was there for two years, so I can't because of loyalty."

T-ara wants fans to pick jacket image for new single

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 05:30 AM PDT


T-ara will be coming back with another single in December and they are asking fans which jacket image they like the best for the girls' upcoming retro track "What Should I Do".

Core Contents Media revealed that from the 28th to the 30th, T-ara fans will have the opportunity to vote for the jacket image for T-ara's "What Should I Do" on the group's official fan cafe. The most popular jacket image will be used for the official single.

Also, five lucky fans who vote in the contest will be invited to take part in the "What Should I Do" music video filming and will be able to experience the song and concept before anyone else.

Meanwhile, T-ara will release "What Should I Do" on December 2. The song is a remake of the 1997 hit song "What Should I Do" by the Sand Pebbles, to be rearranged by Shinsadong Tiger to add a new modern twist.

G-Dragon shows his loyalty to YG Entertainment

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 05:00 AM PDT


Big Bang's G-Dragon recently talked about his relationship with YG Entertainment.

G-Dragon appeared on the October 26th broadcast of KBS 2TV 'Entertainment Weekly' for an interview. When the reporter asked, "Do you plan to be signed with YGE forever", he jokingly replied, "I am still young."

The reporter continued, "Would you want to go to JYP Entertainment?". G-Dragon answered, "I don't think I'll go to another agency. YG is like family", expressing his loyalty to YG Entertainment.

About the founder of YG, Yang Hyun Suk, he commented, "I have known him for so long and I see him very frequently. We have a lot of chance to talk and I feel very close to him."

During the interview, G-Dragon also explained why there were so many surveillance cameras at the YG building. He shared, "There are so many rooms in the building, and it is very difficult to find the artists and staff. So, our boss installed it to make things a bit easier."

G-Dragon jokingly added, "It was also for a better communication, but I feel like being watched. When you're sleeping, he contacts you asking why you're sleeping."

Dal Shabet’s Jiyul suffers from an ankle injury

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 04:30 AM PDT


It has been belatedly revealed that Dal Shabet's Jiyul has suffered from an ankle injury, leading the group to temporarily promote with five members.

According to Happy Face Entertainment, "Jiyul missed her step while walking down the stairs on October 24th and injured her right ankle. She will be focusing on the recovery for the time being."

Due to her injury, Jiyul will not be able to stand on stage with Dal Shabet members at the 'WAPOP' event held in Seoul Uhrinyi Park Dome Art Hall every Saturday.

Han Ga In turns into a ballerina for ‘Harper’s Bazaar’

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 04:00 AM PDT


Actress Han Ga In transformed into a ballerina for the November issue of fashion magazine, 'Harper's Bazaar'.

Han Ga In, who is known for her unchanging beauty, is seen wearing a nude color top paired with black tights and displayed her youthful figure with her graceful dance moves.

In the accompanying interview, the actress revealed that she has maintained a sexy and healthy body by taking modern dance. "Through dance, I am able to regulate my mental health and boost my energy levels."


SECRET’s Song Jieun wraps up promotion for “False Hope”

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 03:42 AM PDT


After her successful solo comeback, SECRET's Song Jieun is finally wrapping up her promotional activities for "False Hope".

On October 27th, Jieun posted on her Twitter, "With today's Inkigayo over, I have now completed promotions for 'False Hope'^___^ Thank you for cheering me on until the end. My abilities to express my feelings are not enough so how can I find a way to express it fully.. I'll come back soon with a SECRET album~~~Byeee!!"

SECRET's main vocalist Song Jieun recently returned to fans as a soloist with her ballad single "False Hope". After four weeks of promotions, she is finally concluding her activities and will rejoin SECRET to prepare for a comeback.

Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon shares a lovely group photo

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 03:23 AM PDT


Girls' Generation's Taeyeon, who has been treating fans with a series of selca and other eye candies, has finally shared a lovely photo of the whole group, much to the delight of the fans.

On October 28th, Taeyeon uploaded the photo above with the short caption, "A YO 🐭🐭 #smtown #gg". In the photo, the nine girls spared time to show their lovely smiles and poses for the camera while enjoying a meal together.

Girls' Generation visited Japan for the 'SM Town Live World Tour III in Tokyo' held at the Tokyo Dome on October 26 and 27. Along with other SM Entertainment artists, the group sent a total audience of 100,000 into a frenzy with their great performances.

U-Kiss suits up in individual teaser images for comeback

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 03:06 AM PDT


After pre-releasing the track "Mysterious Lady", U-Kiss has now dropped individual teaser images, announcing its official return to the music scene.

On October 28, U-Kiss released their individual teaser photos featuring the members dressed up in trendy suits, sweater vests, cardigans and neckties. They are all showing great charisma, making their fans largely excited once again.

U-Kiss will be releasing their 8th mini album titled 'Moments' on October 31. The mini album will include a total of seven songs and a 30-page photo book.

Check out the photo below.






HARI “ GWIYOMI SONG” MEET & GREET AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 01:05 AM PDT

The Gwiyomi Song is a K-pop single by South Korean singer Hari and was released on February 18, 2013. The song went on to be a viral success after Korean Media outlet Sports Seoul uploaded a clip of Hari performing the gestures and singing the song. This video has since inspired many Asian netizens to upload their own versions onto the internet.

On February 18, 2013, a song called the "Gwiyomi song" was released by South Korean singer Hari. Singer Hari was then interviewed by Korean Media outlet Sports Seoul where she demonstrated the gestures while singing her song. The filmed clip was then uploaded online and create 'Gwiyomi' wave via social media.

Birth Name: SungKyung, Jeong
Label: Dandi  Recordz
Born: Feb. 6, 1990
Height: 162cm
Weight: 45kg

Discography
   - Single: Good, Very Good (2012.3)
   - Single: Pretty Girl BGM (2012.11)
   - Single: 1+1 is Gwiyomi (2013.1)
   - Single: Gwiyomi Song (2013.2)

Activities
  - Commercial Films: Hyundai Motors, Dove Chocolate.
  - TV shows: SBS Hanbam TV Entertainment Tonight etc.
  - Honorary ambassador of Busan Metropolitan Police Agency


HARI 'GWIYOMI' song Youtube link :
'GWIYOMI' song Youtube click : 4,545,079


What is 'GWIYOMI' wave ?

After "Gangnam Style" and"Harlem Shake" taken over the world by storm, it seems like people are never going to get enough of the dancing craze as yet another dance move has gone viral on the web.

According to our source, the new dance craze, the "Gwiyomi Player", has recently become the latest web-viral sensation among Thai teenagers. "Gwiyomi" translated into English means someone who is cute hence the new dance craze literally means "cute player".

The internet meme is originated from Korean boy band Btob's member Jung Ilhoon who created a series of hand movements accompanying the song "Gwiyomi Song". The song was sung by Korean female artist HARI which describes the love of a girl and a boy.

The dance is also called as "1+1=Gwiyomi" and many Kpop stars including EXO K's Sehun, Miss A's Suzy, Girls' Generation's Soo Young, Infinite's Sung Kyu, SISTAR's Soyou and more have jumped into the trend and garnered a lot of attention from the teenage fans especially overseas fans.

Many have uploaded videos of themselves doing the 50-second dance routine on the YouTube social network and a Thai netizen commented"Goodbye Harlem Shake, Hello Kiyomi." Another poster wrote "It's the new Gangnam Style."
Not sure how you can do it? Here's a "Gwiyomi Player" demonstrated by Korea artist.


Other's Korea artist play on 'GWIYOMI' due 'GWIYOMI' wave :
Korea artist doing 'Gwiyomi' song :

BIGBANG G-Dragon :

Miss A Suzy :

Super Junior M :



HARI "GWIYOMI SONG" MEET & GREET SESSION

Date
Time
Activities / Venue
2/11/2013
2:30p.m.
GWIYOMI Meet & Greet autograph session / Ipoh UTAR Hall

6:00p.m.
GWIYOMI Meet & Greet autograph session / PJ Paradigm Mall Popular Book Fair main stage
3/11/2013
7:00p.m.
GWIYOMI Meet & Greet autograph session / JB KSL City Mall 
5/11/2013
2:00p.m.
GWIYOMI Meet & Greet autograph session / Melaka Dataran Pahlawan concourse

6:30p.m.
GWIYOMI Meet & Greet autograph session / KL Sg. Wang Concourse



Crayon Pop to hold free concert

Posted: 27 Oct 2013 11:30 PM PDT


Crayon Pop is set to open their first-ever concert.

On October 30, Crayon Pop will hold their first concert titled '1st PopCon in Seoul' at the Nuritkum Square in Sangam-dong and hit air on MBC Music on November 12 at 11PM KST.

The concert will be free of charge. Chrome Entertainment stated, "We produced the concert free of charge in hopes of giving back fans' support and people will be able to enjoy Crayon Pop's performances."

Bumkey, MYNAME, 100% and The SEEYA will also perform as special guests during the concert.

Jo Jung Chi talks about wedding plans with Jung In

Posted: 27 Oct 2013 11:00 PM PDT


Jo Jung Chi recently mentioned about his wedding plans with longtime girlfriend, Jung In.

During the KBS Radio Autumn Arrangement Conference held at the KBS Hall on October 25th, Jo Jung Chi discussed his wedding plans as he shared, "Everything about my marriage will be decided by Jung In. We are just planning to have a small wedding ceremony sometime next year or even within this year."

When asked what kind of reaction Jung In showed for her boyfriend hosting a new radio show, Jo Jung Chi said, "She told me to do a good job. She was very glad to see me working hard."

Meanwhile, Jo Jung Chi and Harim will be hosting a new radio show called 'Jo Jung Chi & Ha Rim's 2 O'clock!'.

YG’s new group WINNER to debut simultaneously in Japan and Korea

Posted: 27 Oct 2013 10:30 PM PDT


YG Entertainment's new boy group WINNER will be making a debut simultaneously in both Japan and Korea.

The debut survival program 'WIN: Who Is Next' completed its run on October 25th and Team A's Kang Seung Yoon, Song Min Ho, Kim Jin Woo, Lee Seung Hun and Nam Tae Hyun earned victory over Team B. They're set to be the first new boy group of YG in seven years since Big Bang.

According to Japanese media outlet Sankei Sports, YG Entertainment's founder Yang Hyun Suk announced that WINNER will be performing in the opening stages of Big Bang's Dome Tour which will kick off on November 16. Yang Hyun Suk stated, "We are hoping the debut of WINNER will be made both in Korea and Japan simultaneously. They will be recording their songs in Japanese as well."

He added, "WINNER will be able to bear fruit in Japan earlier than Big Bang did", showing his confidence to his latest boy group.

Leader Kang Seung Yoon also revealed his excitement saying, "I am very excited to visit different places in Japan that I had seen in TV dramas or movies."

JYJ’s Jaejoong to chat live with fans around the world

Posted: 27 Oct 2013 10:01 PM PDT


To celebrate his solo comeback, JYJ's Jaejoong will be chatting up with his fans from all around the world.

According to his agency, C-JeS Entertainment, "On November 7, Jaejoong will be chatting with fans from China through Weibo in the afternoon, and have a Line chat with his Japanese fans later in the evening. Also, he will be chatting with fans from Turkey and Spain."

Each chat event will be held for an hour, and Jaejoong will introduce his first album as well as take questions from his fans and post new pictures. Jaejoong's live chat schedule will be announced for every continent through music sites on the album.

‘Marriage Blue’ releases new trailer ft. Taecyeon, Lee Yeon Hee, Go Jun Hee and more

Posted: 27 Oct 2013 09:40 PM PDT


Getting fans pumped up, the upcoming movie 'Marriage Blue' (Korean title: 'The Night Before the Wedding') released new trailer featuring a star studded cast including Taecyeon, Kim Kang Woo, Kim Hyo Jin, Joo Ji Hoon, Lee Yeon Hee, Go Jun Hee and more.

'Marriage Blue' features different stories about four engaged couples who go through pre-wedding traumas and many other events. The romantic-comedy film will be directed by Hong Ji Young, who debuted with 'Kitchen' in 2009.

Check out the trailer below.

FIESTAR’s fresh and lively keyword interview for “I Don’t Know” comeback

Posted: 27 Oct 2013 09:20 PM PDT


Gearing up for a comeback, the girls of FIESTAR appeared in a special interview for Loen TV's new segment "I'M" (Introducing Myself).

In the video, FIESTAR members showed off their cute charms as they talk about the keywords associating with themselves. The delightful interview is for the promotion of the group's upcoming track "I Don't Know".

Check out the video below.

LUNAFLY covers Katy Perry’s “Roar”

Posted: 27 Oct 2013 09:02 PM PDT


The talented trio of LUNAFLY, who have been treating fans with cover performances, are now back with another amazing cover song, to the delight of the fans.

On October 28th, LUNAFLY released an acoustic cover of Katy Perry's "Roar", showing off their unique charms and musicality. The group also gave eye candy to fans, sharing a simple music video for the cover.

Check out the video below.

‘WIN’s Team A and B officially release self-composed tracks from final battle

Posted: 27 Oct 2013 08:48 PM PDT


Team A and Team B of YG Entertainment's 'WIN: Who Is Next' officially released their self-composed tracks as a digital single.

The new single contains four songs the two teams performed in the finale battle on October 28 including Team A's "Go Up", Team B's "Climax", and the two different versions of the Teddy's "Just Another Boy".

Meanwhile, Team A won the final battle of the debut survival program 'WIN: Who Is Next' and will be debuting simultaneously in both Korea and Japan.

Check out the tracks below:




Trouble Maker achieves an all-kill with “Now”

Posted: 27 Oct 2013 08:33 PM PDT


Trouble Maker (4minute's HyunA and B2ST's Hyunseung) has invaded major Korean music charts with their latest track "Now"!

On October 28th at midnight, Trouble Maker released second mini album 'Chemistry' and its title track "Now" immediately shot to the top of Korea's biggest music websites including Melon, Mnet, Bugs, Soribada, Olleh Music, Naver Music, Daum Music, Cyworld Music, Monkey3 and Genie.

Not only that, the hot usic video for "Now" has also racked up over a million views on Youtube in less than twelve hours since the release, succeeding to catch attention from music fans with its sexy concept.

"Now" (or "There Is No Tomorrow") is a fantasy-like track that displays the characteristics of saxophone sound and strings, portraying relationship of a couple in a monodrama. The music video displays the sense of uneasiness and peril by the couple.

Upcoming girl group TINT releases MV teaser for “Love At First Sight”

Posted: 27 Oct 2013 08:10 PM PDT


Upcoming girl group TINT unveiled new teaser video for debut single "Love At First Sight".

Released on October 28th, the colorful music video teaser features a closer look at the five lovely members of TINT as well as gives a preview of the new girl group's debut single "Love At First Sight" and concept.

TINT is a five-member girl group under GH Entertainment which will make a debut at the end of October. The group is made up of 'K-Pop Star 2' contestant Lee Mi Rim as well as Mei, Sangmi, Jamie and Minnie.

A-JAX are charming scouts for “Snake” MV starring Rainbow’s Woori

Posted: 27 Oct 2013 08:02 PM PDT


After their 'Insane' promotions back in summer, idol group A-JAX is returning to the music scene with their third single 'Snake'.

On October 28th, the group released its third single 'Snake' and full music video for title song of the same name. The music video features the prettiest snakelady, Rainbow's Woori, who found herself next to five charming boy scouts of A-JAX.

In related news, member Sungmin sitting out for 'Snake' promotions due to his knee injury. He will need six weeks to recover and will not participate in any promotional activities for the time being.

Check out the MV below!

BESTie releases dance practice video for “Love Options”

Posted: 27 Oct 2013 07:47 PM PDT


After giving fans a funny 'Halloween version' of dance practice, BESTie has now released yet another dance practice video for latest title track "Love Options".

"Love Options" is produced by hit-maker Brave Brothers with lyrics that describe female's ideal type in a honest manner. The song features a catchy beat and chic concept that highlights BESTie's upgraded image.

Check out the clip below:

Yoo Se Yoon releases funny MV for “Kkattok”

Posted: 27 Oct 2013 07:35 PM PDT


Singer and comedian Yoo Se Yoon has just released a dramatic yet funny music video for his new solo single "Kkattok".

"Kkattok" is a ballad number with hip-hop and acoustic element different from his usual bouncy dance music in pop duo UV. The song came from the popular Korean message service 'KakaoTalk', and portrays about a girlfriend who doesn't pay attention to her boyfriend because she is always talking to her friends on KakaoTalk.

Check out the MV below.