Sunday, April 27, 2014

"'Roommate' unveils another group photo + postpones broadcast until May 4th" plus 23 more

"'Roommate' unveils another group photo + postpones broadcast until May 4th" plus 23 more


'Roommate' unveils another group photo + postpones broadcast until May 4th

Posted: 27 Apr 2014 08:09 AM PDT


On April 27th, SBS' "Roommate" official website released another group photo of the cast.

The photo showed the cast including actors Lee Dong Wook, Seo Kang Jun, Park Min Woo, actress Hong Soo Hyun, broadcaster Jo Se Ho, singers Lee So Ra, Shin Sung Woo, fighter Song Ga Yeon, 2NE1's Park Bom, EXO's Chanyeol, After School's Nana sitting together on a couch with cheerful expressions on their faces.

"Roommate" was originally to broadcast on April 20th, but due to the Sewol accident, it was postponed to April 27th and it is postponed once again till May 4th.

Henry says he ever thought about getting off 'Real Man' half way

Posted: 27 Apr 2014 07:05 AM PDT


In the broadcast of MBC's "Quiz To Change The World -2014 Rising Stars", Henry made an appearance and talked about the hardship when he first joined "Real Man".

Henry frankly said,"To be honest I don't really like this program". He continued,"My manager told me that the filming schedule is from Monday to Saturday, and it will be like a real army. He told me not to watch the show beforehand so I just packed everything that I needed".

"I brought a yoga mat because I thought I would have to work out and even took the pillow that I use everyday along. I brought a sunglasses because I thought we would rest after filming for a few hours, but it was really serious from the beginning till the end"

He also mentioned K.Will as the hyung that has helped him a lot in the show,"It was so hard that I cried into my pillow every night. I even told the staff that I wanted to give up. During those times, K.Will hyung was staying beside me and he told me that if I can do this, then I will be able to do the music that I like. I'm very thankful to him"

BoA's Hollywood movie 'Make Your Move' suffers failure in both Korea and U.S

Posted: 27 Apr 2014 05:36 AM PDT


It's no doubt that BoA is a great singer and dancer, but she still has a long way to go as an actress.

"Make Your Move" was released in Korea on April 17th, and the number of viewers until 25th is only 9161. At the end the movie wasn't able to surpass 10.000 views at the boc office and was ranked at no.43.

The movie didn't do well at the U.S box office either. It was released on April 18th(local time) and for the opening weekend box office, it ranked at no.8 with 81.172 USD. Until 24th, the number rose up to 117.633 USD.

In addition, BoA will make her domestic movie debut through "Big Match" which is set to be premiered later this year.

EXO's Kris shows off his basketball skills

Posted: 27 Apr 2014 04:43 AM PDT



EXO's Kris reveals first video since joining Instagram.

He is seen taking a short in the video below, does he manage to score?

Watch below:

2BiC's 'Love Game' making video released!

Posted: 27 Apr 2014 04:00 AM PDT



Nextar Entertainment uploaded the making video of 2BiC's 'Love Game' music video.

2BiC returned with their mini album, 'Soulmate,' and their new single 'Love Game.' On the video, the funny moments with their guest star Hong Jin Young were shown. 

2BiC is composed of Ji Hwan and Jun Hyung.

Watch below:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: NextarEntertainment

Actor Kim Yong Gun mentions his two sons, actors Ha Jung Woo and Cha Hyun Woo on MBC's 'I Live Alone'

Posted: 27 Apr 2014 03:30 AM PDT



Actor Kim Yong Gun, who has been active in Korean showbiz industry since 1967,  appeared on the April 25th episode of MBC's 'I Live Alone.'

On his interview, he mentioned his two sons who are actors as well, who are Ha Jung Woo and Cha Hyun Woo (real name Kim Young Hoon).

Ha Jung Woo, whose real name Kim Sung Hoon, debuted his acting career on SBS 2002 sitcom 'Honest Living.' Kim Yong Gun revealed that it was him who chose Ha Jung Woo's screen name. He said, "He was deciding on 6~7 different names, and I was attracted by last name 'Ha."

DEFCON asked Kim Yong Gun, "I saw this name 'Cha Hyun Woo' as one of the related keywords of your name. Who is he?"

Kim Yong Gun answered, "He is my second son. My two sons both chose to debut with different names."

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net 
SOURCE: Star News

Look at 'Big Man' parody posters

Posted: 27 Apr 2014 03:00 AM PDT



Different parody posters of the upcoming KBS 2TV's 'Big Man' are circulating now.

On the photos above, parody posters of the cast members of the show were edited to be Spider Man, Iron Man, Super Man, Batman, and other various heroes. The photos were captioned as 'Amazing Big Man,' 'The Real War Begins,' and 'The Most Charming Hero of 21st Century.'

Kang Ji Hwan will portray as Kim Ji-hyuk, a broke and jobless man, who became wealthy after he learned that he is a chaebol (a South Korean form of business conglomerate) heir. However, those were just lies which triggered him to revenge to balance the inequities of life. He will be with equally talented actors and actresses such as Choi Daniel as Kang Dong-seok (the heir of Hyunsung Group who will do everything just to survive in business), Lee Da-hee as So Mi-ra (the daughter of the chauffeur of Hyunsung Group, manager of the in-house staff, love interest of Dong-seok but she falls for Ji-hyuk), and Jung So-min as Kang Jin-ah (Dong-seok's younger brat sister who also falls with Ji-hyuk).

'Big Man' will replace 'The Full Sun,' and will premiere on April 28th. It will air every Monday and Tuesday at 22:00 KST.
written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

Jin Se Yeon expresses feelings on portraying 2 different characters on SBS' new drama 'Doctor Stranger'

Posted: 27 Apr 2014 02:30 AM PDT



Jin Se Yeon gave her feelings on playing two characters on the upcoming SBS' drama 'Doctor Stranger.'

Jin Se Yeon will portray as Song Jae Hee, a North Korean medical student and the love interest of Lee Jong Suk's character named Park Hoon, and as Han Seung Hee who is a South Korean doctor. On the photo above, her two characters were showcased. She looks innocent with her long hair as Song Jae Hee, and mature with her short hair as Han Seung Hee.

Jin Se Yeon said, "It's my first time to be cast as two totally opposite characters. It is not really easy. It is difficult to shift from one speaking tone, facial expressions and gestures to another. But, I did my best to look as innocent as possible when I'm Song Jae Hee, and more mature when I'm Han Seung Hee."

SBS' 'Doctor Stranger' which will replace 'God's Gift- 14 Days.' It will premiere on May 5th. It will air every Monday and Tuesday at 21:55 KST.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

Seungri smiles with child actor Jung Ji Hoon

Posted: 27 Apr 2014 02:00 AM PDT



Big Bang's Seungri uploaded the photo above on his Instagram on April 24th.

On the photo, he is with his co-actor on SBS' 'Angel EyesJung Ji Hoon (as Ki Jin Mo). Seungri (as Teddy Seo) is holding his script, and both posed with their bright smile.

'Angel Eyes' airs every Saturday and Sunday at 9:55 PM.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: instagram.com/seungriseyo

Choi Philip to return on tvN's upcoming drama 'High School King'

Posted: 27 Apr 2014 01:30 AM PDT



After being injured early this year, Choi Philip is ready to hit the lines once again.

On April 25th, Choi Philip's agency said that he is now fully recovered after his surgery and will be back on a a new drama of tvN entitled 'High School King.' 

Choi Philip will portray as Park Hong Bae who is an employee of a major company. His character is just an average employee, the one who neither gets into trouble nor achieves something. However, he will give color to the drama.

'High School King' is romantic-comedy drama which will revolves on Seo In Guk's character named Lee Min Suk, who is an immature high school student, but the best striker in a hockey team. Suddenly, his life changes as he substitutes for his brother who works in an IT company.

'High School King' is set to air on June 9th as the sequel of 'A Witch's Romance.'

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

Actress Baek Jin Hee is an optimistic casino dealer on MBC's nearing drama 'Triangle'

Posted: 27 Apr 2014 01:00 AM PDT



Actress Baek Jin Hee is part of the cast of the nearing MBC's 'Triangle' as a casino dealer.

Baek Jin Hee will portray a role of a lady named Oh Jung Hee who becomes the bread winner for her siblings and grandmother when her father, who is a miner, died due to a lung disease. Her character has an optimistic and energetic character, and never let herself to be depressed even though she's working in a stressful environment.

Baek Jin Hee said, "I really love how Oh Jung Hee never loses her composure, confidence, energy and hope in such a harsh working environment."

'Triangle' is top-billed by Lee Bum Soo, JYJ's Kim Jaejoong, and ZE:A's Im Siwan. The new drama will replace 'Empress Ki,' and will air its first episode on May 5th at 22:00 KST. Catch them every Monday and Tuesday.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

Yozoh Profile

Posted: 27 Apr 2014 12:30 AM PDT


Stage Name: Yozoh (요조)
Birth Name: Shin Soo-Jin (신수진)
Born: June 11, 1981
Birthplace: South Korea
Occupation: singer, actress
Height: 163cm.
Weight: 47kg
Blood Type: A
Debut year: 2007
Debut album: My name is Yozoh

Her latest track:


Chinese top model Zhang Liang to appear in 'Doctor Stranger'

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 11:30 PM PDT


On the 25th, Aura Media revealed, "Zhang Liang, had met with Jin Hyuk PD in April through Park Hae Jin's arrangement and will be making a special appearance on 'Doctor Stranger'" 

In the drama, Zhang Liang will be appearing as a lawyer from Harvard University who hold the key of secret of Han Jae-Joon (Park Hae Jin).

Zhang Liang is currently earning a lot of popularity through Chinese version of 'Dad Where Are You Going-Season 1.' The management company shared, "With his appearance on 'Doctor Stranger,' Chinese fans grew interests in the drama as well. We are thankful for those attention"

Zhang Liang will be visiting Korea to film 'Doctor Stranger' on the 29th, and the drama will be first aired on May 5th.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Big Bang's Seungri takes cute photos with child actor Ji Hoon

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 11:00 PM PDT


On April 25th, Big Bang's Seungri  uploaded a set of 2 photos taken with child actor Jung Ji Hoon on his Instagram.

Seungri is playing a role of Teddy Seo in SBS' drama 'Angle Eyes', and Ji Hoon acts as Ki Jin Mo. In the photos, Seungri is seen holding the script of the drama, and Ji Hoon is standing in front of him with a very cute expression.

They are showing a bright smile and cute look together, and many people are showing great reactions for their looks as well as their hard work in the drama.

Meanwhile, 'Angel Eyes' airs on every Saturday and Sunday at 9:55 PM.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Tiger JK donates 100 million won to the Sewol victims under his father's name

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 10:29 PM PDT


It was revealed that Hip hop artist Tiger JK donated 100 million won to help support for all Sewol victims' families.

According to his agency, Tiger JK donated the money through Naver's Happy Bean under his late father's name Seo Byung Hoo. A rep said as Tiger JK was very sad because of the tragic accident and also his father's wish was to approach everyone who is in difficulty and help them, that's why he came up with this decision.

His father, Seo Byung Hoo, passed away on February 1st due to cancer. He was one of the first US Billboard Pop's columnist in Korea and he worked very hard to promote Korean music to be known worldwide.

Kang Dong Ho is recognized for his great work inside his military camp

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 09:00 PM PDT



On April 25th, a representative from actor Kang Dong Ho's agency, revealed that the actor received a recognition plaque on the completion ceremony of his recruiting training center.

Kang Dong Ho entered the military service on March 18th, and is based in a camp in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province. The plaque recognizes his great works inside the camp. On the photos above, he showed his hardship and willingness to serve his country.

Kang Dong Ho appeared on KBS2's 'You Who Rolled in Unexpectedly' and 'Wild Romance' in 2012 and MBC's 'Sparkling' in 2011.

Kang Dong Ho will be away from his acting career for 21 months.

written by: loveluytakyo@skpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

YG Head Producer Yang Hyun Seok to donate 500 million KRW for Sewol victims

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 08:30 PM PDT



Yang Hyun Seok, the head producer of YG Entertainment, is going to lend his helping hand to the victims of the capsized Sewol ship.

Producer Yang had so much thinking on what he can do for the victims and their families, and he landed on his decision of giving away 500 million KRW. 

His an additional to so many Korean celebrities such as Park Shin Hye, Kim Yeon Ah, Ryu Hyun Jin, Lee, Yong Gyu, Soo Hyun, Cha Seung Won, Poppin' Hyun Jun, Park Ae Ri, Park Joo Young, Yoo Ha Na, Ha Ji Won, Kim Bo Sung, Jung Il Woo, Song Seung Heon, Jang Mi In Ae, MBLAQ's Lee Jun and others who helped financially.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

‘INFINITE CHALLENGE' team condolences the families of Sewol victims personally

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 08:00 PM PDT



MBCs 'INFINITE CHALLENGE' team went on the funeral home of the victims of the unfortunate Sewol ship.

On  April 25th, it was reported that the members of the show except for Gil, who withdrew from the show after his issue of drunk driving, shared with the mourning of the families. They also had a short meeting with the families.

Meanwhile, 'INFINITE CHALLENGE' apologized regarding Gil's issue on their released official statement.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

Lee Jun Gi & Nam Sang Mi in a new drama 'The Joseon Gunman'

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 07:30 PM PDT



Lee Jun Ki and Nam Sang Mi are back in each other's arms!

After their very successful 'Time Between Dog and Wolf,' Lee Jun Ki and Nam Sang Mi will be seen again in the upcoming KBS2's 'The Joseon Gunman.' Lee Jun Ki will play the lead role named Park Yoon Gang, the last warrior of Joseon who learned how to shoot guns, and became a hero, while Nam Sang Mi (as Jung Soo In) will portray the role of a strong girl who doesn't care about the regulations and lives life on her own way.

The two gave their message. Nam Sang Mi said, "I'm very happy that I'll be working again with Lee Jun Ki. I will do my best to give the viewers the most romantic story ever." Lee Jun Gi stated, "The unique concept, my role, and its plot made me say yes for this project. I promise to give people a high-rated drama."

The drama is set to broadcast in the end of June 2014. 

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpoipnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

Park Min Young & Kim Myung Min's characters of nearing MBC's drama 'A New Leaf' met for the 1st time!

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 07:00 PM PDT



The production team of MBC's upcoming drama, 'A New Leaf,' released photos from the scene where the main lead characters of actress Park Min Young and actor Kim Myung Min had their first encounter.

On the photos, Lee Ji Yoon (actress Park Min Young) and Kim Suk Joo (actor Kim Myung Min) met for the first time on a wedding ceremony. 

The story of 'A New Leaf' is focused on Kim Suk Joo, a tough, cold-hearted excellent lawyer who met an accident and lost his memory. Lee Ji Yoon comes from a third-rate law school, but managed to have an internship in the same law firm where Kim Suk Joo is working.

'A New Leaf' will replace 'Cunning Single Lady.' It will air its pilot episode on April 30th at 21:55. Catch them every Wednesday and Thursday. 

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

Ha Ji Won uploads photos from the set of 'Empress Ki'

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 06:30 PM PDT



Ha Ji Won uploaded the couple of photos above on her Facebook.

The photos were taken on the set of the MBC's drama 'Empress Ki.' On the photos, Ha Ji Won posed with different cute expressions. She was with co-actress Seo Yi Sook on one of the photos.

'Empress Ki' is a story that depicts love and political ambitions of the empress as she is torn between the two countries. Ha Ji Won plays the role of the lead character Empress Ki, who was born in Goryeo. He married Emperor Huizong (played by Ji Chang-wook) and became the empress of the Yuan Dynasty.

'Empress Ki' piloted on October 28, 2013 and is soon to end on April 29th. It will be replaced by 'Triangle.'

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

Seo Gang Jun's final message for ‘Cunning Single Lady'

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 06:00 PM PDT



MBC's romance-comedy drama, 'Cunning Single Lady,' has reached its finale on April 24th.

One of the main characters, Seo Gang Jun, gave his final message. He said, "It's my first time to be one of the lead characters. I thank the whole staff and my co-actors for guiding me. Being part of this drama gave me so much honor and many transformations.Thank you so much to all the viewers who supported the drama from the start till its end. I promise to return with one good work as early as possible."

Seo Gang Jun portrayed as Guk Seung Hyun, who is humorous, charming, and rich. Guk Seung Hyun fell in love with Na Ae Ra (as Lee Min Jung), and he became a rival with his mentor Cha Jung Woo (as Joo Sang Wook).

Meanwhile, Seo Gang Jun has new shows such as SBS' 'Roommate,' which is to be aired its pilot episode today (April 27th) after being postponed due to Sewol tragedy, and a film entitled 'My Love My Bride.'

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net\
SOURCE: Star News

Lee Kyung Kyu is in a controversy for playing golf during the mourning for Sewol tragedy + releases an official apology

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 05:47 PM PDT


Lee Kyung Kyu is suffering from an controversy for playing golf while the whole nation is mourning for the Sewol victims.

On April 26th, YTN reported that he was spotted making a round of golf with his friends at Mudeungsan Country Club in Hwasun, Jeonnam at 11am on the same day. The media outlet stated that while the entire entertainment industry is in deep grief over the tragic accident and everyone is mourning for all the victims, Lee Kyung Kyu will get himself into a controversy because of his inappropriate behavior.

His agency Koen Stars later released a statement about this issue,"Lee Kyung Kyu made an appointment for that golf course months ago that's why he had to attend","After he knew about his controversy, he left the golf course immediately. He also apologized for causing inconvenience to everyone"

What do you think about this issue?

SISTAR's Dasom reveals BTS video for Vogue Girl

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 05:20 PM PDT



SISTAR's maknae Dasom reveals the BTS video for her latest photoshoot for Vogue Girl, check out the video below: