Thursday, April 24, 2014

"Kim Soo Hyun donates a generous 300 million won to Danwon High School" plus 17 more

"Kim Soo Hyun donates a generous 300 million won to Danwon High School" plus 17 more


Kim Soo Hyun donates a generous 300 million won to Danwon High School

Posted: 24 Apr 2014 07:51 AM PDT



Actor Kim Soo Hyun donates 300 million won to Danwon High School wherein the over 300 students aboard in Sewol ferry came from.

According to his agency's representative, "Kim Soo Hyun is hopeful that the donation could help to lessen the grief and pain of the students who survived over those who didn't. They are the ones who are deeply hurt by the tragedy."

He added, "We are very sad towards the death of the students but we are here also to support the students and teachers who are alive and anxious about their physical and mental health after the tragedy. Hopefully we can be of help to bring them back to normal life."

Secret's Sunhwa and MBLAQ's Lee Joon raise the pride of idol-turned-actors

Posted: 24 Apr 2014 06:59 AM PDT




Secret's Sunhwa and MBLAQ's Lee Joon throw away all the doubts and the premises of netizens that idols shouldn't act with their promising acting in their respective starring dramas.

Han Sun Hwa who joined the cast of 'God's Gift' as Jenny, a lively and bright girl impressed with her appearance. The drama ended on April 22 but the impression she left to the viewers since the very first lingers. She carried her sexy, straightforward and strong personality throughout the drama.

She also caught viewers attention when she acted a mentally ill woman from one of the scenes in a mental hospital. She is considered the bright character that lightens the dark atmosphere of the drama. Moreover, her honest and sincere love towards Gi Dong Chan to the point of slapping herself even earned respect for her touching acting.



Meanwhile, MBLAQ's Lee Joon also showed undeniable great acting with his appearance in 'Gap Dong' which broadcasted on April 11. The drama is gaining interest with its psychopath concept.

His character transformation from usually playful and bright character to a psychopath drew an explosive applause not only from his fans but from the drama viewers as well. Lee Joon has stated that the role is hard and prepared for it by researching and studying.

Han Sun Hwa and Lee Joon are one of the few idol-turned-actors who receive much praise and earn respect in the acting industry despite of their status as idols.


Summarized by KYUriShana@dkpopnews.net
Source: Nate

Bromance is in the air for the upcoming reality program 'Roommate'

Posted: 24 Apr 2014 06:00 AM PDT



SBS 'Roommate' premiere broadcast was a week delayed but it didn't lessen the excitement of the fans awaiting for the reality program besides it makes them even more hook on the 1st episode.

To give you a hint of what to expect from the 1st broadcast, it seems like the production revealed an interesting chemistry between the male members of the show.

Some selcas of the male roommates were put up together showing how close they've become while filming the program. Three 'bromance' couples are named including Shin Sung Woo-Chanyeol, Seo Kang Jun - Park Min Woo, and  Lee Dong Wook - Jo Sae Ho.

Their interactions with each other is expected to add more fun to the show.The first episode of 'Roommate' airs on April 27 (Sunday). Are you excited?

'You're All Surrounded' second teaser introduces the 'P4'

Posted: 24 Apr 2014 05:00 AM PDT


The second teaser for upcoming police drama 'You're All Surrounded' is released by SBS today ft. the main cast Cha Seung Won and the 'P4' (Police 4) Lee Seung Gi as Eun Dae Gu, Go Ara as Oh Soo Sun, Ahn Jae Hyun as Park Tae Il, and Park Jung Min as Ji Guk as the Gangnam Police Homicide investigators.

Apparently, in the second teaser, Cha Seung Won expresses his disappointment towards the rookie cops for not showing interest in the field of work and not obliging to his instructions.

However, as the plot progresses, these four uninterested young cops are going to develop into well respected police officers which is the premise of the drama. 'You're All Surrounded' premieres on May 7 at 10:00PM KST.



'Triangle' releases still cut of Im Siwan in suit 'full of dignity'

Posted: 24 Apr 2014 04:17 AM PDT



After releasing their teaser, upcoming MBC drama is releasing still cuts of its main characters and they starts off with Im Siwan's.

ZE:A's Im Siwan is going to play the role of "Yoon Yang Ha" who's real name is "Jang Dong Joon" , the youngest among the three brothers. He got adopted by a rich family and grew up with a cold personality to hide his past after being separated from his brothers for 20 years.

Looking at the photos, Siwan is carrying his character well full of dignity in matching suit. However, his expression is full of seriousness which reflects his cold personality.

'Triangle' is going to air every Monday & Tuesday starting on May 5 following Empress Qi.



Secret's Han Sunhwa is a lovely spring lady for Vogue

Posted: 24 Apr 2014 03:00 AM PDT



Secret's Han Sunhwa had a 'Love, Blossom' pictorial for Vogue's May issue and turned into a spring princess.

The girl group member looks charming in various printed floral dress ornamented by flowers. Her petite figure and fair skin compliment well with the concept and appeared very feminine.

Check more photos below:




San E's 'Body Language' is deemed inappropriate for broadcast on KBS

Posted: 24 Apr 2014 02:35 AM PDT


San E's "Body Language" is the next song to be banned from broadcasting on KBS. On April 23rd, KBS announced that "Body Language" was flagged as inappropriate for broadcast, because of the sexual suggestive lyrics which remind to a making out scene between a man and woman.

Previously 4Minute's "Come In" was also deemed unsuitable for broadcast by KBS for the same reason.

YOZOH releases MV for 'Day Dream'

Posted: 24 Apr 2014 02:01 AM PDT


Pop singer and actress Yozoh releases the MV for her new single 'Day Dream' from 'Part.1 Tiny bits of life'

The track is an acoustic one which lyrics describe the boredom that anyone can relate to. It is composed and written by '17HOLIC'.

Watch below:


MBLAQ Lee Joon donates 10 million won for Sewol but belatedly revealed his identity

Posted: 24 Apr 2014 01:26 AM PDT



MBLAQ Lee Joon made his first ever donation and it was for the use of Sewol's victims and families.

On April 24, the Community Chest of Korea's President Heo Dong Soo revealed that they received 10 million won from MBLAQ member Lee Joon. However, they belatedly revealed it until they called for confirmation.

The donation came from Lee Chang Seon (Lee Joon's real name). The official said they don't know that he is Lee Joon, so they called him for confirmation. According to them, Lee Joon said that it was his first donation and apologized for the small amount.



Sunny to join the cast of musical 'Singin' In The Rain'

Posted: 24 Apr 2014 01:19 AM PDT


Sunny is confirmed to star in musical "Singin' In The Rain".

She will play along with Super Junior's Kyuhyun, SHINee's Onew and EXO's Baekhyun as the heroine. It was said that she has joined the musical practice since earlier this month and has been putting in much effort in order to show her best performance to everyone.

"Singin' In The Rain" musical will take place at Chungmu Art Hall's Grand Theatre from June 5th - August 3rd.

Lee Young Ae shows off her unchanged beauty in new CF

Posted: 24 Apr 2014 12:00 AM PDT


In the latest CF revealed, actress Lee Young Ae shows off her stunning beauty at the age of 43.

Lee Young Ae's fresh and young look make so many people admire. She looks unchanged compared to her young days.

Currently, Lee Young Ae is considering to appear in "Dae Jang Geum 2 ', however no decision has been made.

Lee Young Ae married in 2009 and had a lovely twins. She still has no acting project since movie "Sympathy for Lady Vengeance" in 2005.
 
Jenny@dkpopnews

Akdong Musician Profile

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 11:00 PM PDT

Group name: Akdong  Musician (악동뮤지션)/ AKMU
Label: YG entertainment
Debut date: April 6th, 2014
Debut album: PLAY  

- AKMU is a duo consisting of siblings Lee Chan-hyuk and Lee Soo-hyun. 
- They are known as the winners of the second season of the K-pop Star

MEMBER PROFILE
Name: Lee Soo-hyun (이수현)
Born: May 4, 1999
Position: Main vocal

Name: Lee Chan-hyuk (이찬혁)
Born: September 12, 1996
Position: Main vocal, rapper, lyricist, composer

Their new track:

 

Orange Caramel pose for IZE MAGAZINE

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 10:46 PM PDT

Orange Caramel pose for IZE Magazine.

The girls garner much attention with their latest song titled 'Catallena', the girls showcase their cuteness during their live performance.

For their latest photoshoot, the girls portray a more mature and cool image, check out more photos from the magazine below:










Sunmi graces Nylon Magazine

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 08:36 PM PDT

Sunmi models for the May issue of Nylon Magazine.

She poses in all white outfits showcasing her milky skin and feminine charm, check out for more photos below:






Yoon Eun Hye reveals her sexy lips for High Cut

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 08:21 PM PDT



Yoon Eun Hye models for the May Issue of High Cut Magazine.

She poses professionally as shown in the BTS video and garners much attention with her red hot lips.

Watch the video below:

Choi Jin Hyuk is in talk for new drama 'Fated To Love You'

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 06:27 PM PDT


On April 23rd, Choi Jin Hyuk's agency revealed that he received an offer to star in MBC's upcoming drama "Fated To Love You", but nothing has been confirmed cause he's still currently considering about it.

"Fated To Love You" is a remake of a hit Taiwanese drama with a same name back on 2008. Jang Na Ra and Jang Hyuk were already confirmed to play as lead characters, which marked it as their reunion after 12 years since "Successful Story of a Bright Girl" in 2002.

Since Choi Jin Hyuk previously said that he will pick another project before his enlistment later this year, so the news of him was cast in this drama has gained much attention.

Mnet to premiere new show 'Luxury Vocals - 100 Seconds Before The Battle' in May

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 05:23 PM PDT


According to a rep from Mnet, they are going to present a new program called "Luxury Vocals - 100 Seconds Before The Battle" in May.

Previously the show was said to have its first recording on April 28th, but later Mnet denied it and said the recording and broadcast dates are still under discussion.

"Luxury Vocals - 100 Seconds Before The Battle " is going to follow the form of a survival battle between the the singers with vocal talents in the industry. Everyone is expecting it to have the same format as MBC's "I'm A Singer".

Stay tuned for more information about this new program!

EXO-M perform 'Overdose' & 'Growl' + EXO won 'Asian Most Influential Group' at 18th China Music Award

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 04:47 PM PDT


EXO won the "Asian Most Influential Group" at the 18th China Music Award.

EXO-M performed their latest song Overdose and previous hit song Growl on the show, watch their performance here: