Saturday, May 3, 2014

"Ji Hyun Woo and IU are in talk to star in KBS's new drama 'Trot Lovers'" plus 23 more

"Ji Hyun Woo and IU are in talk to star in KBS's new drama 'Trot Lovers'" plus 23 more


Ji Hyun Woo and IU are in talk to star in KBS's new drama 'Trot Lovers'

Posted: 03 May 2014 07:30 AM PDT


Ji Hyun Woo and IU were said to star as the male and female lead in KBS' upcoming drama "Trot Lovers".

Regarding this infor, Ji Hyun Woo's agency said,"Ji Hyun Woo is currently reviewing the offer with a positive mindset","Nothing has been confirmed yet, everything will be decided after his discharge on May 6th"

For IU, her agency also said,"It's true that IU is one of the candidates for the female lead role, but nothing has been decided yet"

"Trot Lovers" is about a genius musician named Jang Jun Hyun who met and fell in love with a girl in her 20s who has a talent for singing trot and he will help her to become a trot singer. The drama is set to be broadcast in mid-June.

If both of them are confirmed for this drama, we will be able to see Yoo In Na' boyfriend and best friend acting together. Stay tuned for more updates about this drama!

Child actress Kim So Hyun is in talk for 'Dae Jang Geum 2' + Lee Yeon Hee denies receving the offer

Posted: 03 May 2014 06:30 AM PDT


Previously there were articles saying that child actress Kim So Hyun and Lee Yeon Hee will star in drama "Dae Jang Geum 2".

Regarding the news, Sidus HQ - Kim Soo Hyun's agency said,"It's true that Kim So Hyun received the casting offer for "Dae Jang Geum 2" and she is just one of the many candidates for the role","She's still considering about it carefully and hasn't made any decision yet".

For Lee Yeon Hee, SM Entertainment denied the news and said that she didn't receive any offer to star in the drama.

"Dae Jang Geum 2" will revolve around Dae Jang Geum after she left the palace when she became a mother and also a teacher. Lee Young Ae previously successfully portraited the role in the original drama so many people are expecting to see her on the screen again. Kim So Hyun will likely to play as Dae Jang Geum's daughter.

The drama is scheduled to be broadcast in October.

SBS opens the five rooms of each 'Roommate', different charisma are expected

Posted: 03 May 2014 06:13 AM PDT



SBS releases the pictorial photos of each 'Roommate' who are going to live under one roof.

The pictorial photos of the cast revealed their roommates. To begin with, we have the sexy trio Park Bom, Lee Sora, and Song Ga Yeon who will entertain viewers with their wit and unpredictable comic acts. Next up, are the pretty ladies Nana and Hong Soo Hyun pair who already boast a strong visual appearance.

For the male side, we have gag-combi Lee Dong Wook and Jo Se Ho. Of course, the reported bromance is between Shin Song Woo and Chanyeol and lastly the handsome pair who would steal noonas' heart are Seo Kang Jun and Park Min Woo.

With their different charms and characters, the five rooms would be filled with interesting candid stories that the viewers can anticipate. 'Roommate' premieres on May 4 at 4:20PM. So don't miss it.

2NE1 is voted as the Most Fashionable Girl Group and 'Crush' as the Most Favourite Girl Group Album on Billboard

Posted: 03 May 2014 05:30 AM PDT


2NE1 takes two no.1 positions in "Girl Group Week's Reader Poll" on Billboard.

According to the poll, 2NE1's album "Crush" is the Most Favorite Girl Group Album with 22% of the total votes which surpassed Little Mix's "DNA" and Spice Girls' "Spice".

The girls also attracted much attention as they beat Spice Girls and Destiny's Child and gain the title as the Most Fashionable Girl Group with 31% of the total votes.

Also "Crush" sets a new record as a K-Pop album with the highest ranking on Billboard 200 as it charted as no.61.

Congratulation to 2NE1!

Girls' Generation 'Mr.Mr' MV surpasses 20 million views on Youtube in 2 months

Posted: 03 May 2014 04:31 AM PDT


As of May 3rd, Girls' Generation's "Mr.Mr" MV exceeded 20 million views on Youtube which made it the first K-Pop MV to gain this achievement this year.

The MV was first published on February 28th and it took only 12 days to reach 10 million views. The title track "Mr.Mr" also topped various online music sites in real time shortly after the release of their mini album on February 24th.

In addition, the girls will start hold their 2014 Japan Arena Tour in 6 cities at the end of June.

Let's watch "Mr.Mr" once again

Kim Hye Eun's facial expressions gets attention from netizens

Posted: 03 May 2014 04:00 AM PDT



The production team of  jTBC's 'Secret Love Affair' released a set of photos of actress Kim Hye Eun showing her various facial expressions.

On the photos, Kim Hye Eun shows a chic look, frustrated face, a sleepy one, she's also rude, selfish, and comical.

Kim Hye Eun plays the role of a woman named Seo Young Woo.

'Secret Love Affair' airs every Monday and Tuesday at 21:45 PM.
 
written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

See photos from the 1st script reading rehearsal for drama 'It's Okay, It's Love'

Posted: 03 May 2014 03:30 AM PDT



The couple of photos above were captured during the first reading rehearsal for the drama entitled 'It's Okay, It's Love.'

On May 2nd, the photos showed the whole cast having their rehearsal. The photos were taken in April at SBS Studio in Ilsan. 

It was attended by Cho In Sung, Gong Hyo Jin, Sung Dong Il, Lee Gwang Soo, Yang Ik Jun, Jin Kyung, Cha Hwa Yeon, Kim Mi Kyung, Tae Hang Ho, Do Kyung Soo, writer No Hee Kyung, and director Kim Gyu Tae.

Director Kim Gyu Tae promised, "We will do our best to make all the cast members enjoy the shooting days." He went on, "It is a great honor to be able to work with such talented and hardworking staff, actors, and actresses. I will take pleasure every shooting."

'It's Okay, It's Love' will air its pilot episode in July. It will be a sequel of the upcoming 'You're All Surrounded,' which will premiere on May 7th.

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

Actress Yoo In Young is admired for her perfect body shape

Posted: 03 May 2014 03:00 AM PDT



On May 1st, actress Yoo In Young had an appearance on MBC's 'Star Lover.'

On the show, Yoo In Young was praised by designer Lee Hyun Chan, who was also there as a guest, saying, "She has a perfect body shape. She is called Barbie Doll by her fans."

On the photo, Yoo In Young was beside Kang Ho Dong.

What can you say of her body?

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

SISTAR's Soyou's problem

Posted: 03 May 2014 02:30 AM PDT



SISTAR's Soyou sees her lips as her problem.

On her guesting on MBC 'Radio Star' on April 30th, MC Kim Gura praised Soyou's lips saying, "You have pretty lips." However, Soyou thinks her lips as a problem because it's small. 

What do you think of Soyou's lips?

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

Actress Kim Hye Eun considers Yoo Ah In as an outstanding actor

Posted: 03 May 2014 02:00 AM PDT



Actress Kim Hye Eun appeared on 'Talk Battle' as its special guest.

On her guesting, they talked about her co-actor on jTBC's 'Secret Love Affair.' She said that she highly praises Yoo Ah In's acting. She went on, "I consider Yoo Ah In as one of the most exceptional actors that I've ever worked with. I'm his big fan, so I actually asked our director to have more scenes with him."

Also, Lee Yoon Seok asked if Yoo Ah In really plays piano that well, Kim Hye Eun replied, "Sometimes I thought that he's better than a real pianist. He knows every keys."

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

Actress Park Ha Sun uploads a photo of her script with an important message

Posted: 03 May 2014 01:30 AM PDT



On May 1st, actress Park Ha Sun uploaded a photo of her script, adding a meaningful text on the photo.

She wrote, "Bo Won thought that there is nothing minor or small in this world, and insensitivity is the most troubling thing in the world. 'Three Days' farewells as of today, but I hope those who make faults would realize their faults, and those who commit crimes would be punished, just what happened in the drama."

Park Ha Sun was as a female police officer named Yoon Bo Won in 'Three Days'. She is with Son Hyun Joo and Park Yu Chun who fought against Choi Won Young.

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

Ha Ji Won uploads photo with her farewell cake for 'Empress Ki'

Posted: 03 May 2014 01:00 AM PDT



On April 30th, MBC's 'Empress Ki' star Ha Ji Won uploaded the photo above on her Twitter.

On the photo, she posed with her huge farewell cake as 'Empress Ki' ended on April 29th. She captioned the photo with, "Thank you for being with me."

'Triangle' will replace 'Empress Ki' on May 5th. It will air every Monday and Tuesday at 22:00 KST.

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

JJCC Profile

Posted: 03 May 2014 12:30 AM PDT


Group name: JJCC /Double JC
Korean Name: 더블제이씨
Label: Jackie Chan Group Korea
Debut date: March 20, 2014
Debut song: At first

JJCC is the first K-pop idol group to be formed and reared by Jackie Chan. 

MEMBER PROFILE


Stage name: E.Co
Real Name: Ha Joon Young
Formerly known as: Hajun / H-Jun / J.Rich
Hangul: 이코
Position: Rap
Birthday : 87.03.13
Nationality: Korean
Height: 186cm (6ft 1in)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: A


Stage name: Eddy
Real Name: Oh Jong Seok
Hangul: 에디
Position: Vocal
Birthday: 91.07.07 
Nationality: Korean-American
Height: 177cm (5ft 9in)
Weight: 65kg (143lbs)
Blood Type:  O


Stage Name: Prince Mak 
Real Name: Henry Prince Mak
Hangul: 프린스 맥
Position: Vocal
Birthday: 90.05.24
Nationality: Chinese-Australian
Height: 179cm (5ft 10in)
Weight: 60kg (132lbs)
Blood Type: B


Stage Name: Simba
Real Name: Kim Young Jin
Hangul: 심바
Position: Leader, Rap
Birthday: 91-93.06.30 
Nationality: Korean
Height: 184cm (6ft)
Weight: 66kg (145lbs)
Blood Type: O


Stage Name: San Chung 
Real name: Choi Ha Don
Hangul: 산청
Position: Rap, Maknae
Birthday: 94.05.14
Nationality: Korean
Height: 180cm (5ft 10in)
Weight: 64kg (141lbs)
Blood Type: B

Their debut MV:

Top 5 most famous Asian artists in China

Posted: 03 May 2014 12:04 AM PDT


Recently, a Chinese webpage has released a poll listing 5 female artists of Asia who are the most popular in China in the first half of 2014. 

The page stated that their evaluation criteria are based on outstanding performance as well as the effect of media during the first half of 2014. There are many familiar names in the lists like Jeon Ji Hyun, Shila Amzah (Malaysian singer), Song Hye Kyo, Choo Ja Hyun, and Thailand transgender celebrity Nong Poy

As for Korea, there are 3 names listed: Song Hye Kyo shined with "The Grandmaster" and many works focusing on Chinese market, Jeon Ji Hyun made a wide "Chun Song Yi syndrome" thanks to her recent drama, "Man from the star". And the rest is actress Choo Ja Hyun who worked actively in many Chinese projects.

What do you think about this list?

Jenny@dkpopnews

Happy birthday to Nine muses' Euaerin

Posted: 02 May 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Birth Name: Lee Hye Min (이혜민)
Stage Name: Euaerin
Birthday: May 3, 1988
Label: Star Empire entertainment
Group: Nine muses
Position: Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Main Rapper, Face of The Group
Height: 174 cm
Blood Type: O
Specialty: Horseback Riding, Golf
Hobbies: Ballet, DJ-ing
Ideal Type: Handsome man with beautiful smile
Role Model: Miranda Kerr, mother
Instagram: @erine0503
Twitter: @Erine0503

Photos from 'Empress Ki Epilogue' unveiled!

Posted: 02 May 2014 09:00 PM PDT



On May 1st, the couple photos above of Ha Ji Won and Ji Chang Wook of the recently ended MBC's 'Empress Ki' were unleashed. 

On the photos, the two were wearing casual apparels which made their fans think that they are preparing for another drama. But, those photos were from the 'Empress Ki Epilogue.' The photos showed that the two went on hiking, photography and painting.

'Empress Ki' had its finale on April 29th, and will be replaced by 'Triangle' on May 5th and will air every Monday and Tuesday at 22:00 KST. It is top-billed by Lee Bum Soo, JYJ's Kim Jaejoong, and ZE:A's Im Siwan.

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

Kim Min Jong explains how he gets interested on SISTAR's Soyou

Posted: 02 May 2014 08:30 PM PDT



On the April 30th episode of MBC 'Radio Star,' Kim Min Jong shared how he got interested about SISTAR's Soyou.

MC Yoon Jong Shin disclosed, "I heard that Kim Min Jong told the staff that he will give his best if there is a beautiful female guest. And during his conversation with our staff, he said that he does not know who Soyou is. He showed huge interest as they told him that Soyou has a beautiful body."

Kim Min Jong told his version, "I asked one of staff members who Soyou is, and she told me that Soyou is the one who sang a song entitled 'Some.' But, I still don't know the song. So I didn't have any kind of reaction until I heard that she's got a glamorous body shape."

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

Uhm Ji Won to marry this May!

Posted: 02 May 2014 08:00 PM PDT



Actress Uhm Ji Won is going to tie the knot with her architect boyfriend Oh Young Wook late this May.

On May 1st, a representative from Uhm Ji Won's agency disclosed the new chapter of her life saying, "Uhm Ji Won is going to wed with her boyfriend Oh Young Wook this month. Um Ji Won decided to finish first her drama 'Thrice Married Woman' before her wedding. Please show some support and love for them. The two are very lovely couple, they have lots of common denominator." 

Uhm Ji Won will marry Oh Young Wook on May 27th.

Best Wishes!

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

Sweet Sorrow’s Kim Youngwoo's wife gives birth

Posted: 02 May 2014 07:30 PM PDT



Kim Youngwoo, a member of Sweet Sorrow, uploaded the photos above on his Twitter showing his newborn son.

On April 28th, Kim Youngwoo's wife gave birth to his son, and showed how happy he is having this new addition to their family. He captioned it with, "Yes. It's a boy." On one of the photos, he was trying to mimic his child's yawn which appeared comically.

Congratulations!

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: OSEN

Connie Talbot participates in Yellow ribbon campaign on her concert in SoKor

Posted: 02 May 2014 07:00 PM PDT



Connie Talbot, a 13 year-old British singer, was in South Korea for her two separate shows in the country. She held her first concert in Osan on April 23rd, and staged the second in Seoul on the 27th.

On April 27th, Connie participated in the yellow ribbon campaign for the Sewol tragedy victims through wearing a yellow dress, and tying a yellow ribbon on her microphone and musical instruments.

She  expressed her deep intention to help, and decided that all the profits from her concerts will be totally donated to the foundations which are helping the victims

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: OSEN

SISTAR's Soyou shares feelings on Jeon Hyunmoo's home lifestyle

Posted: 02 May 2014 06:30 PM PDT



On the April 30th episode of 'Radio Star,' SISTAR's Soyou shared her feelings on Jeon Hyunmoo's living in what used to be actor Gong Yoo's home.

On the weekly variety show 'I Live Alone,' Jeon Hyunmoo's way of living inside his home is shown. Soyou said that the normal male laid-back home lifestyle of Jeon Hyunmoo wrecked how she sees Gong Yoo's elegant way of living.

Jeon Hyunmoo is a former announcer and television comedy show host.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Newsen

G.NA may have a health issue

Posted: 02 May 2014 06:00 PM PDT



On the April 30th episode of 'Vitamin,' G.NA was advised to seek medial attention immediately.

The professor on that show told G.NA that she may have Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD). It is a problem with the jaw, jaw joint, and surrounding facial muscles that control the movement of the jaw and chewing. The professor said that the molars of G.NA were not good resulting to an improper chewing which gives more pressure than normal on her jaw.

It was not the first time that G.NA was warned about her health. On G.NA's past appearance on the same show, she was reminded to be cautious for she was being too much underweight. 

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: OSEN

'Dad, Where Are You Going' Season 2 releases still cuts of Jung Woong In and his daughter

Posted: 02 May 2014 05:56 PM PDT




The production team of MBC's "Dad, Where Are You Going?" Season 2 just unveiled some still cuts of Jung Woong In and his daughter from their next trip.

During the recording day, Jung Woong In directly went to school topick up his daughters and they later had a fun time together. Unlike his scary images as villains on-screen, he will show another gentle and caring side as a father.

In particular, his 8-year-old daughter Jung Se Yoon who has attracted much attention as the "Korea's Suri Cruise(Tom Cruise's daughter"". Unlike her pretty look, the little girl will show more of her playful character as she prefers the savory taste of fermented soybean and bean paste stew, and her future dream is to become a gagwoman which made Jung Woong In frustrated with her answer.

This episode will be broadcast on May 4th at 6:00pm kst.


Fuji Mina transforms into a sexy female warrior for Gandromeda

Posted: 02 May 2014 05:05 PM PDT

 Lee Hongki's virtual wife Fuji Mina transforms into a sexy female warrior for online game Gandromeda.

She's seen posing in Chinese traditional dress while showing off her slender legs, check out for more photos below: