Tuesday, April 29, 2014

"Nominees for film and TV categories released for the 50th Baeksang Arts Awards " plus 19 more

"Nominees for film and TV categories released for the 50th Baeksang Arts Awards " plus 19 more

Nominees for film and TV categories released for the 50th Baeksang Arts Awards

Posted: 29 Apr 2014 08:00 AM PDT

This year, the awarding ceremony for the 50th Baeksang Arts Awards is going to be held on May 27 at 6:30PM in Kyunghee University Hall of Peace. Below is the complete list of nominees from Film and TV categories.

You can vote for your choice through the official app 'PaeksangArtsAwards' or search '백상예술대상' in Google Play Store. Check out the list below:


Nominees for Best Picture 
The Snowpiercer (dir. Bong Joon-ho)
The Terror Live (dir. Kim Byung-woo)
Hope (dir. Lee Jun-ik)
The Attorney (dir. Yang Woo-seok)
The Face Reader (dir. Han Jae-rim)

Nominees for Director Award
Kim Byung-woo (The Terror Live)
Hong Sang-soo (Our Sunhi)
Jo Eui-seok (Cold Eyes)
Bong Joon-ho (The Snowpiercer)
Kim Byung-seo (Cold Eyes)
Lee Jun-ik (Hope)

Nominees for Actor Top Excellence Award 
Ha Jung-woo (The Terror Live)
Song Kang-ho (The Attorney)
Jung Woo-sung (Cold Eyes)
Sol Kyung-gu (Hope)
Sohn Hyun-joo (Hide and Seek)

Nominees for Actress Top Excellence Award 
Jeon Do-yeon (Way Back Home)
Shim Eun-kyung (Miss Granny)
Kim Hee-ae (Elegant Lie)
Eom Ji-won (Hope)
Moon Jung-hee (Hide and Seek)

Nominees for Supporting Actor Award
Lee Jung-jae (The Face Reader)
Kim Eui-sung (The Face Reader)
Jo Sung-ha (The Suspect)
Lee Kyung-young (Venus Talk)
Kwak Do-won (The Attorney)

Nominees for Supporting Actress Award 
Yeh Ji-won (Our Sunhi)
Kim Young-ae (The Attorney)
Jin Kyung (Cold Eyes)
Ra Mi-ran (Hope)
Go Ah-sung (The Snowpiercer)

Nominees for New Actor Award 
Im Shi-wan (The Attorney)
Yeo Jin-gu (Hwa-yi: A Monster Boy)
Kim Soo-hyun (Covertly, Grandly)
Lee Joon (Rough Play)
Kim Woo-bin (Friend 2)

Nominees for New Actress Award 
Park Ji-soo (Mai Ratima)
Lee Jae-hye (The Russian Novel)
Seo Joo-ah (Pluto)
Kim Hyang-gi (Elegant Lie)
Lee Re (Hope)

Nominees for New Director Award 
Ha Jung-woo (Roller Coaster)
Eom Tae-hwa (INGtoogi: The Battle of Surpluses)
Heo Jung (Hide and Seek)
Lee Jong-pil (Born To Sing)
Yang Woo-seok (The Attorney)

Nominees for Screenplay Award 
Hide and Seek, Heo Jung
Miss Granny, Shin Dong-ik
The Terror Live, Kim Byung-woo
The Attorney, Yang Woo-seok
Hope, Kim Ji-hye

Nominees for Actor Popularity 
Ha Jung-woo (The Terror Live)
Yeo Jin-gu (Hwa-yi: A Monster Boy)
Lee Jung-jae (The Face Reader)
Kim Soo-hyun (Covertly, Grandly)
Im Shi-wan (The Attorney)
Gong Yoo (The Suspect)
Lee Joon (Rough Play)
Yoo Ah-in (Kkangchulie)
Sung Joon (Pluto)
Jin Young (Miss Granny)
Seo In-gook (No Breathing)
Jo Jung-seok (The Face Reader)
Kim Woo-bin (Friend 2)
Jung Kyung-ho (Roller Coaster)
Kim Sung-kyun (Hwa-yi: A Monster Boy)
Lee Hyun-woo (Covertly, Grandly)
Go Soo (Way Back Home)
Lee Jong-seok (Hot Blooded Youth)
Lee Min-ki (Monster)
Ok Taecyeon (Marriage Blue)
Hwang Jung-min (When a Man Loves)
Song Kang-ho (The Attorney)
Choi Seung-hyun (TOP) (Commitment)
Sol Kyung-gu (Hope)
Joo-won (Catch Me)
Kim Yoon-seok (Hwa-yi: A Monster Boy)
Jung Woo-sung (Cold Eyes)

Nominees for Actress Popularity Award
Shim Eun-kyung (Miss Granny)
Park Bo-young (Hot Blooded Youth)
Kim Ah-joong (Catch Me)
Kwon Yuri (No Breathing)
Go Ah-sung (The Snowpiercer)
Jeon Do-yeon (Way Back Home)
Uhm Jung-hwa (Venus Talk)
Sohn Ye-jin (Accomplice)
Kim Hye-soo (The Face Reader)
Kim Go-eun (Monster)
Gong Hyo-jin (Boomerang Family)
Han Hyo-joo (Cold Eyes)
Lee Yeon-hee (Marriage Blue)


Nominees for Drama Series Award 
I Hear Your Voice
Answer Me 1994
You From Another Star
Secret Love Affair
Good Doctor

Nominees for Variety Program Award
Real Men
Immortal Song
Hidden Singer
Superman Returns
Grandpas Over Flowers

Nominees for Educational Program Award 
I Want To Know That
The Physics of Light
Food X-Files
Parent vs. School Parents
Ssul Jeon

Nominees for Directing Award 
Jo Soo-won (I Hear Your Voice)
Ahn Pan-seok (Secret Love Affair)
Ki Min-soo (Good Doctor)
Jang Tae-yoo (You From Another Star)
Shin Won-ho (Answer Me 1994)

Nominees for Actor Top Excellence Award
Jo Jae-hyun (Jung Do-jeon)
Yoo Ah-in (Secret Love Affair)
Joo-won (Good Doctor)
Lee Jong-seok (I Hear Your Voice)
Kim Soo-hyun (You From Another Star)

Nominees for Actress Top Excellence Award 
Kim Hye-soo (God of the Office)
Go Ara (Answer Me 1994)
Lee Bo-young (I Hear Your Voice)
Kim Ji-soo (A Warm Word)
Jeon Ji-hyun (You From Another Star)

Nominees for New Actor Award 
Choi Jin-hyuk (Gu Family Book)
Park Seo-joon (A Warm Word)
Kim Sung-kyun (Answer Me 1994)
Jung Woo (Answer Me 1994)
Baro (God's Gift – 14 Days)

Nominees for New Actress Award 
Sohn Yeo-eun (Thrice Married Woman)
Do-hee (Answer Me 1994)
Han Groo (A Warm Word)
Baek Jin-hee (Empress Ki)
Kyung Su-jin (Eun-hee)

Nominees for Male Variety Award 
Shin Dong-yub (Witch Hunt)
Kim Gu-ra (Radio Star)
Yoo Hee-yeol (SNL Korea)
Kim Sung-joo (Dad Where Are We Going?)
Jeon Hyun-moo (Hidden Singer)

Nominees for Female Variety Award 
Lee Young-ja (Hello)
Park Mi-sun (SeBaKwi)
Kim Young-hee (Gag Concert)
Park Ji-yoon (God of Food Road)
Kim Ji-min (Gag Concert)

Nominees for Scriptwriting Award
Ha Myung-hee (A Warm Word)
Lee Woo-jung (Answer Me 1994)
Park Ji-eun (You From Another Star)
Jung Sung-joo (Secret Love Affair)
Kim Ji-woo (Shark)

Nominees for Actor Popularity Award
Kim Woo-bin (Heirs)
Lee Jin-wook (Nine)
Kim Sung-kyun (Answer Me 1994)
Lee Jong-seok (I Hear Your Voice)
Lee Min-ho (Heirs)
Yoo Ah-in (Secret Love Affair)
Sohn Hyun-joo (Empire of Gold)
Park Hyung-shik (Heirs)
Choi Min-ho (Medical Top Team)
Park Yoochun (Three Days)
Jo Jae-hyun (Jung Do-jeon)
Kim Jae-won (Scandal)
Jung Yong-hwa (Mi-rae's Choice)
Kim Soo-hyun (You From Another Star)
Lee Jun-ki (Two Weeks)
Kim Nam-gil (Shark)
Lee Seung-gi (G Family Book)
Yoo Yeon-seok (Answer Me 1994)
Ok Taecyeon (Wonderful Season)
So Ji-sub (Master's Sun)
Park Hae-jin (You From Another Star)
Joo-won (Good Doctor)
Baro (God's Gift – 14 Days)
Jung Woo (Answer Me 1994)

Nominees for Actress Popularity Award 
Ha Ji-won (Empress Ki)
Kim Ji-soo (A Warm Word)
Jeon Ji-hyun (You From Another Star)
Go Hyun-jung (Queen's Classroom)
Lee Bo-young (I Hear Your Voice)
Kang So-ra (Ugly Alert)
Yoon-ah (Prime Minister and I)
Sohn Ye-jin (Shark)
Park Ha-sun (Three Days)
Moon Chae-won (Good Doctor)
Da-som (Melody of Love)
Hwang Jung-eum (Secret)
Kim Tae-hee (Jang Ok-jung, Live For Love)
Choi Ji-woo (Suspicious Housekeeper)
Gong Hyo-jin (Master's Sun)
Lee Yeon-hee (Miss Korea)
Go Ara (Answer Me 1994)
Yoon Eun-hye (Mi-rae's Choice)
Shin Se-kyung (When a Man Loves)
Bae Suzy (Gu Family Book)
Park Shin-hye (Heirs)
Do-hee (Answer Me 1994)
Kim Hye-soo (God of the office)

Nominees for OST Award 
Secret – Ailee, "Tears Steal My Heart"
You From Another Star – Lyn, "My Destiny"
Heirs – Lee Chang-min, "Moment"
Answer Me 1994 – Sung Shi-kyung, "To You"
Answer Me 1994 – Roy Kim, "This Place, Seoul"

[Source of this list]
Original source Baeksang Arts Awards Facebook

Kim Woobin & Park Hae Jin cover the 10th anniversary issue of Men's UNO magazine

Posted: 29 Apr 2014 07:15 AM PDT

Hallyu star Kim Woo Bin and Park Hae Jin landed in the covers of the popular men's magazine in China 'Men's UNO' to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

To commemorate the event, the magazine laid out 10 special edition covers of their magazine featuring 10 most popular men. Other than Kim Woo Bin and Park Hae Jin are action star Shawn Yue, top singer Fang Da Tong, singer and actor Hankyung, and other popular male stars in China.

Woobin and Haejin's inclusion proves the impact of Korean Hallyu in China. In the cover, the two are sporting their handsome looks oozing with their masculine charms in red leather outfits.

Cast are having fun with their 'Roommate' in new teaser

Posted: 29 Apr 2014 06:30 AM PDT

There's no doubt that the cast of SBS reality show 'Roommate' have gotten real closer in the newest preview.

In the preview, the cast are seen with their roommate and doing fun stuff together. Most of them are playing with the cameras and making funny and cute expressions.

'Roommate' premieres on May 4 after having been delayed for one week. Are you excited? Watch below:

SBS releases thrilling highlight video of medical drama 'Doctor Stranger'

Posted: 29 Apr 2014 06:00 AM PDT

SBS' upcoming Monday & Tuesday drama 'Doctor Stranger' releases a 12-minute highlight video featuring its cast Lee Jong Suk, Park Hae-Jin, Jin Se-Yeon, and Kang So-Ra.

The highlights plot the story of Park Hoon (Lee Jong Suk) who is a genius doctor from North Korea and struggles to practice in South Korea while being treated as an outsider. Having been chased and meeting troubles while trying to find his first love Song Jae Hee (Jin Se Yun), Park Hoon is going to do anything to make money.

'Doctor Stranger' premieres on May 5 at 9:55 PM after "God's Gift - 14 Days". Meanwhile, watch the thrilling highlight video below:

Jaejoong surprises Baek Jin Hee with his 'boxer' naked appearance

Posted: 29 Apr 2014 05:30 AM PDT

In the second teaser from 'Triangle', Jaejoong runs in boxers while being chased.

It turns out that it is the first filming wherein Jaejoong and his love interest actress Baek Jin Hee meet for the first time.

Prior to this, the actress commented during her interview, "This is how we first film together," while laughing. She added, "Jaejoong oppa seems like he's really taking care ofhis body so I will also work hard."

Are you looking forward to Oh Jung Hee (Baek Jin Hee) and Huh Young Dal (Jaejoong) couple?
Watch below:

Block B completely cancel their comeback for 'Jackpot'

Posted: 29 Apr 2014 05:00 AM PDT

Block B has decided to completely cancel their comeback for new single 'Jackpot'. This includes the online release and promotional activities.

The group is supposed to release the song online on April 18 but delayed it. Today, their agency apologizes to fans and explained where they are coming from.

According to the notice posted on their official twitter account, the boys and the agency deliberated and came up with the decision to cancel the whole comeback 'Jackpot' promotion due to the situation left by Sewol tragedy wherein many are still suffering and in pain thus making it hard for them to promote actively.

For the meantime, Block B are preparing quietly for their concerts in Korea and Japan and fans can anticipate their comeback afterwards.

Source: Official Block B twitter

Joo Won and Shim Eun Kyung to star in 'Nodame Cantabile' Korean version

Posted: 29 Apr 2014 03:46 AM PDT

On April 29th, Joo Won's agency confirmed that he will star as the lead character for "Nodame Cantabile" Korean version.

He will play the role of Shinichi Chiaki who is known as a perfectionist. This role was previously performed by Japanese actor Hiroshi Tamaki in 2006.

In addition, actress Shim Eun Kyung is considered to play as the heroine Megumi Noda who is a pianist genius and is in love with Chiaki, but nothing has yet to be decided. Japanese actress Ueno Juri played the role in the original series and it was a huge success.

"Nodame Cantabile" is scheduled to broadcast on KBS in October.

'Singin' In The Rain' musical reveals character posters + explain about the missing of Onew in the final line-up

Posted: 29 Apr 2014 02:28 AM PDT

On April 29th, SM C and C unveiled the character posters for upcoming musical "Singin' In The Rain".

Also they confirmed the final line-up with Super Junior's Kyuhyun, EXO's Baekhyun, TRAX's Jay, Girls' Generation's Sunny, musical actresses Choi Soo Jin and Bang Jin Ei. For SHINee's Onew whose name didn't appear in the list, a rep from SM C&C stated,"Onew's casting wasn't completely removed. It's still under discussion whether he will join later or not". About Jay, they said that he was originally one of the cast in the beginning.

SM Entertainment also said that they are currently discussing about Onew's appearance while coordinating his schedule. The musical will start in early June so there's still 1 month left to finalize all the preparation.

"Singin' In The Rain" musical will start on June 5th - August 3rd at Chungmu Art Hall's Grand Theater.

'Running Man' cancels recording 2 weeks in a row

Posted: 29 Apr 2014 01:18 AM PDT

Due to the Sewol accident, SBS' "Running Man" cancelled their recording schedule on April 21st and 22nd last week, and they still have no plan to resume it this week

PD Jo Hyo Jin said,"There's so filming schedule for today (April 28th) and also for this week. About the broadcast this weekend, we are still discussing about it".

The show also cancelled broadcast on April 20th and 27th to join the mourning for the Sewol victims.

Sunhwa also confused about the ending of God's Gift - 14 days

Posted: 29 Apr 2014 12:30 AM PDT

SBS drama 'God's Gift -14 Days' wrapped up 16 episodes with a shocking ending that confused viewers and as well as the casts. 

Recently, Secret's Sunhwa had an interview in which she was asked about the ending of the drama. Sunhwa said, "The ending wasn't in the script. The last part of the script was blank. I only knew the ending by watching the episode and I quite liked it. I didn't know who the criminal was, either, but everyone around me kept asking me, so I just told them, 'I don't know, either. Just watch'."

Are you also confused with the ending??


Stellar grace Men's Health magazine

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 11:30 PM PDT

Men's Health magazine has just released new pictorials featuring Stellar for for their April issue!

The girls can be seen in a nature setting, the jungle with many kinds of plants as well as a garden house full of flowers. The girls wore sexy outfits with see through clothing, lace to attract male viewers. Stellar girls showed off their glamorous bodies with dazzling gazes to keep it classy while still maintaining a sexual vibe to the shoot.

What do you think about those pictorials?


Kim Tae Woo sings 'Big Man' OST

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 11:00 PM PDT

On April 28,  KBS 2TV's new drama 'Big Man' released a new OST sung by Kim Tae Woo.

The OST track title 'Con Amore Mio' is a fast tempo Latin song with fun and bright rhythms, but expresses the sorrow of solitude.

The song producer commented, "Big Man's dramatic story seems to match well with the passion of Latin music, and we believe Kim Tae Woo's vocal can create a unique, fresh OST."

Take a listen:


Sunmi displays innocent and pure charms for Nylon

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 09:00 PM PDT

Female singer Sunmi is looking delicate in her newest spring pictorial for Nylon magazine's May issue.

The usual sexy image is covered in pure white outfits which elevates Sunmi's pure and innocent charms. She is looking sexy in white see-through top and dress and stylish shoes.

Do you like this concept?

4minute JiHyun and Infinite Woohyun & Sungyeol cast as leads in KBS drama 'Highschool'

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 08:51 PM PDT

4-minute Nam Jihyun and Infinite's Woohyun & Sungyeol are cast in the upcoming KBS 2TV drama 'HighSchool'.

Official tells various media outlets on 29th, "4-minute's Nam JiHyun is cast as the female protagonist in the upcoming drama tentatively titled 'HighSchool'. In addition to that, "For the male protagonists, we are casting Infinite's Woohyun and Sungyeol who fit the role ." Jihyun, Woohyun, and Sungyeol already confirmed their appearances according to their respective agencies.

The officials reveal, "We already had held meeting to start full scale recording earlier in May". In addition to the three leads, singer Baek Seung Hun is also appearing in the drama.

Meanwhile, the upcoming drama 16-episode melodrama 'HighSchool' plot revolves around friendship and love among young people and is expected to air in June.

Written by KYUriShana@dkpopnews.net

Cast of 'You're All Surrounded' are looking good in police uniform in new poster

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 08:30 PM PDT

The new posters for the upcoming SBS police drama 'You're All Surrounded' featuring the cast have been unveiled.

The 'P4' rookies, Lee Seung Gi, Go Ara, Ahn Jaehyun,Park Jungmin along with Cha Seung Won are fiercer than ever in their black police uniforms. On the other hand a love triangle is to anticipate as well around Cha Seung Won, Go Ara and Lee Seung Gi.

'You're All Surrounded' plots the story of four rookie cops who are uninterested at first but developed into respectable and reliable police officers. It premieres on May 7 at 10:00PM KST.

Rapper Mario releases single 'damage' ft. SPICA's Boa

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 08:18 PM PDT

Rapper Mario makes his comeback after two years with a new single 'Damage' featuring SPICA's Kim Boa.

The song is a pop rap with an intense and emotional lyrics which tells about regrets. Boa's explosive vocals adds intensity to the song. [MelOn]

Check it out below:

'Triangle' releases individual posters of Lee Bum Soo, Jaejoong, and Siwan

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 07:35 PM PDT

MBC unveils the main promotional posters of its upcoming melodrama 'Triangle' featuring the main characters.

The three brothers Lee Bum Soo (Jang Dong Soo), Kim Jaejoong (Heo Young Dal), and Im Siwan (Yoon Yang Ha) are looking sharp and fierce in the dark themed individual posters creating an intense atmosphere.

'Triangle' is going to air every Monday & Tuesday starting on May 5 following Empress Qi. See more posters below:

Infinite do the 'gwiyomi' to cheer students on their midterms

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 07:00 PM PDT

There's nothing more motivational and adorable when your favorite idol cheer for you.

That's exactly what Infinite's Woohyun, Sungyeol, and Hoya did for their fans who are taking their mid examination.

The three prepared the 'gwiyomi' player wearing their sponsored Elite uniforms. Want to see how cute they've become while doing it? Watch below:

CJ E&M programs to resume broadcast this week

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 05:38 PM PDT

Some of the programs are going to resume their broadcast after 2 weeks.

On April 28th, CJ E and M revealed that tvN's "Witch's Romance","Potato Star","I Need More Romance","Those Old Days Top 10","Taxi","Modern Rotating Karaoke Room" will be broadcast again this week while comedy shows like "SNL Korea" and "Comedy Big League" will be still cancelled. For "Potato Star", the laughing effect will be edited out of the episode.

Meanwhile, Mnet's "M!Countdown", "Hot Moment xoxo" and "Trot X" are still under discussion.

Kim Woobin & Lee Nayoung release 'Maxim Coffee' CF

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 05:08 PM PDT

Kim Woobin collaborates with Lee Nayoung for the latest CF of 'Maxim Coffee', check out the CF below: