JYJ Jaejoong Turns into a Chosun Era Sergeant in MBC “Time Slip Dr. Jin”
More still cuts of JYJ’s Jaejoong from his first historical drama, MBC “Time Slip Dr. Jin,” were released on May 8. In the photos, Jaejoong is dressed in a traditional Chosun era sergeant uniform, holding a gun and giving a charismatic stare at the camera.
“Even though it’s his first-ever historical drama role, Jaejoong has been showing very balanced acting. He’s surprised many by perfectly dressing and doing makeup to fit his role. In order to portray the strong and masculine character of Kim Kyung Tak, Jaejoong is spending a lot of time studying his role,” the production team was quoted as saying.
MBC’s “Time Slip Dr. Jin” is a fantasy medical drama based on the Japanese manga, “Jin,” written by Murakami Motoka. It’s another time-traveling story, where a modern day surgeon travels back in time to the 1860s Chosun era. The first episode will air on May 26.
K-pop Indie Gem: Eastern Side Kick Written by Camiele On May 30, 2015
Eastern Side Kick has already been well established in the Korean music industry, the band winning rookie awards in 2011, being featured at several renowned Korean music festivals as well as a recent stint at this year’s SXSW, and even being featured as the background music for commercials. . ... Read more
On the May 30 edition of SBS“s “Same Bed, Different Dreams,” a devoted EXO-L shared how she was able to get through her depression because of EXO.
The EXO fan revealed that her mother would often scold her for being too focused on celebrities. The program then showed a clip of the mother and daughter bitterly screaming at one another because of the daughter”s obsession for EXO. The daughter finally revealed that the reason why she became obsessed with EXO, and especially Chanyeol, was because they were the ones to help her get through depression. . ... Read more
Onew and Taemin meet a severe sasaeng fan, and Taemin is the best grow-a-boy boyfriend on "SNL Korea"
This weeks episode of “SNL Korea” featured the members of SHINee and the boys were featured in hilarious skits dealing with various topics from sasaeng fans to “grow-a-boyfriend.” . ... Read more
K-pop boy band Big Bang will tour in North America for the second time as part of their world tour that starts this weekend.Big Bang last toured North America in November 2012, when they performed in Los Angeles and New Jersey.They will begin the North America tour on Oct. 2 in Las Vegas and follow up with concerts in Los Angeles on Oct. 3, Anaheim on Oct. 4, New Jersey on Oct. 10 and 11, and Toronto, Canada on Oct. 13.Fans have high expectations after they released a single in early May.The world tour will kick off in Guangzhou, China on Saturday. They plan to stage 70 performances while touring about 15 countries.Meanwhile, they are scheduled to release another single on Monday. . ... Read more