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EXO’s Luhan to star in the Chinese version of the Korean movie ‘Miss Granny’


EXO's Luhan is going to have his first acting challenge by starring in a Chinese movie.

On April 23rd, SM Entertainment confirmed that Luhan has been cast in an upcoming Chinese movie called "Mid 20"(working title). The movie is said to be the Chinese version of the Korean movie "Miss Granny". The story line is about a 70 year old grandmother becoming a 20 year old girl. Luhan is going to play the role of the grandson of the main character.

The movie will start filming on May 20th, but for Luhan the exact filming schedule hasn't been decided yet.

EXO Member Luhan to Take On First Acting Role in Chinese Fantasy Film

EXO member Luhan is venturing into the acting world!

On April 23, Chinese media reported that Luhan was cast in the Chinese movie “Mid-Twenties” (working English title) alongside Wilson Chen and Zi-Shan Yang, among others, and this news was also confirmed with SM Entertainment.

According to the report, “Mid-Twenties” is a fantasy movie about a 70-something-year-old man who suddenly returns to his twenties, and is the Chinese version of the Korean film, “Miss Granny.”

Chinese entertainment news outlet Sina.com reported that Luhan will be playing the grandson of Zi-Shan Yang, who is the female lead for the film. Currently the film is scheduled to crank in on May 20

Heejun donates 9,600 USD to the bereaved families of the Sewol tragedy

Former "American Idol" and "K-Pop Star 3" contestant Heejun has reportedly donated 10 million KRW (9,600 USD) to the grieving families of the Sewol tragedy.



It has been reported that Heejun asked his agent from the United States to send 10 million KRW (9,600 USD) from the money earned from his appearances and events to the bereaved families going through the aftermath of the sunken ferry as he departed to the States for his overseas schedule. He also respectfully canceled his fan meeting on April 19.


Heejun stated, "I hope this donation gets directly sent to not the relief efforts but the bereaved families... I have experience losing a close friend due to an accident, so I know that the remaining families" suffering and pain is unimaginable... I want to directly help them

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Park Shin Hye Sends 50 Million Won Donation to Ferry Victims

Joining the growing number of stars sending support, Park Shin Hye donated 50 million won to the ferry accident relief.

On April 23, S.A.L.T Entertainment spoke with enews and said, “Just like the entire nation, Park Shin Hye was very sad after the Sewol sinking accident.” The rep added, “Wanting to help out even a little, she gained confidence [to donate]. She told the agency after she donated on her own. She’s quite embarrassed after it became publicized.”

One news media said that Park Shin Hye donated 50 million won to the Korea Disaster Relief Association, an NGO that is the only disaster relief organization acknowledged by the government.

Ahead on April 18, Park Shin Hye tweeted, “Please, please be safe. I hope there is no more harm. I am praying and praying that they all return to their families

V.O.S’ Choi Hyun Joon to Have May Wedding with Model Girlfriend

V.O.S’ Choi Hyun Joon is getting married.

Star Empire entertainment spoke with Newsen on April 23, saying, “Choi Hyun Joon will be getting married on May 18 at a wedding hall in Gangnam Daechi-dong. The officiator and the MC, and other details have not been decided yet.”

“Although it’s good news, as the nation continues to mourn due to the recent Sewol tragedy, we were very careful about delivering this news,’ said Star Empire Entertainment.

In December of 2013, Choi Hyun Joon announced that he will be getting married to his model and fashion entrepreneur girlfriend. Their first son was born in February.

Meanwhile, Choi Hyun Joon debuted as a V.O.S member in 2004.

Photo Credit: Choi Hyun Joon’s Twitter.

Eric Nam reveals what it was like to work with Hoya and wants to collaborate with Henry next time

Eric Nam shared what it was like to collaborate with INFINITE"s Hoya for his new title track "Ooh Ooh" in a recent interview with Ten Asia. In terms of who he"d like to collaborate with in the future, he revealed he wants to work with his close friend Super Junior-M"s Henry next time!



When asked about Hoya"s featuring in "Ooh Ooh", Eric Nam shared, "Sweetune, who has close ties with INFINITE, arranged it. I only met Hoya every so often, so I wasn"t close with him. I asked Sweetune if he could request a featuring from INFINITE, and I was thankful that Hoya was readily willing to do it. Although I wasn"t able to work with him often, I think that Hoya knows how to really have fun on stage. We filmed my music video together, and I thought he was cool. I am jealous that he dances really well."


When asked if he will perform with Hoya on stage, he shared that there"s a slim chance on that happening unless their comebacks overlap, "Since INFINITE are busy preparing for their comeback, I don"t think we will be able to perform on stage together

LeeSsang’s Gil to Leave ‘Infinity Challenge’

Having caused public criticisms for drinking and driving, LeeSsang’s Gil will be stepping down from Infinity Challenge.

An affiliate of MBC’s Infinity Challenge told Newsen on April 23, “Gil expressed his desire to leave the show today and the production team decided to accept his request.”

According to at Mapo police station, Gil was caught drinking and driving on April 23 and his driver’s license has been revoked. His blood alcohol level was 0.109%.

About this, Mapo police station told Newsen, “Gil Sung Joon was caught drinking and driving on April 23 at 12:30 am (KST) near Hapjeong. He was sent home soon after and has not been summoned yet.”

Photo credit: Newsen

Jun Hyun Moo, Park Ji Yoon, SJ-M Henry, and Hong Jin Ho Film ‘Crime Scene’ Today

The new mystery variety program, Crime Scene is coming.

According to several broadcast affiliates, jTBC’s Crime Scene began shooting privately on April 23.

As stated previously, Jun Hyun Moo participated in the closed shooting of Crime Scene on this day, along with Park Ji Yoon, pro-gamer Hong Jin Ho, lawyer Lim Bang Geul, Super Junior-M’s Henry, and NS Yoon Ji. The diverse group of people on the show attracted much attention.

Crime Scene is a mystery variety program prepared by jTBC. The five to seven people on the show will be inside an enclosed space, where they must solve various missions in order to find the criminal by the end.

Anticipation is on the rise for the program for the fierce brain games and real situations that will happen inside the secret room with the participants