Archive for July 24th, 2012

City Conquest Still Showing Kim Hyun Joong and Jung Yoo Mi Revealed

Recently a “City Conquest” drama still of Kim Hyun Joong and Jung Yoo Mi looking lovey-dovey together was revealed. On July 24, the production team of “City Conquest” released the still.

The drama will include melodramatic and action elements. The upcoming drama “City Conquest” is based on the comic book of the same name which was created by Shin Hyung Bin. That is why the story is under wraps. The still cut of Kim Hyun Joong and Jung Yoo Mi was released because of the numerous requests by fans.

Netizens that have come across the picture, “Kim Hyun Joong and Jung Yoo Mi’s visuals are the best in the universe,” “I am curious about the storyline which is still a secret,” and “I am anticipating Kim Hyun Joong’s acting transformation

[Video] Added Korean drama ‘A Gentleman’s Dignity’ episode 17

Added episode 17 for the Korean drama 'A Gentleman's Dignity'"A Gentleman's Dignity" (2012)Directed by Kwon Hyeok-chan, Sin Woo-cheolWritten by Kim Eun-sookNetwork : SBSWith Jang Dong-gun, Kim Ha-neul, Kim Soo-ro, Kim Min-jong, Lee Jong-hyuk, Yoon Se-ah,...20 episodes - Sat, Sun 21:50 Synopsis A drama about the mid 30s to the early 40s.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2012/05/26

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Kim Jong Min is in a relationship?

Singer Kim Jong Min‘s surprise confession has belatedly garnered attention from the public.

On the latest broadcast of KBS 2TV ‘1 Day 2 Nights‘, Kim Jong Min was spotted texting someone in a hurry when the members had to hand-in their phones for a mission.

When the members were asked to hand in their phones, unlike everyone else who handed their phones in without hesitating, Kim Jong Min was spotted hurriedly texting someone.

Out of curiosity, Cha Tae Hyun snatched Kim Jong Min’s phone out of his hands. When they all witnessed Kim Jong Min shock and his attempts to get back his phone, the members started shouting, “You’re dating“.

Kim Jong Min strongly refuted by saying, “I sent it to my mom

Actor Kwak Do Won snaps a photo with MBLAQ’s G.O. on the set of ‘Phantom’

Actor Kwak Do Won recently revealed a photo taken with MBLAQ‘s G.O. from the set of SBS‘s ‘Phantom‘.

The actor posted the photo above onto his Twitter with the description, “We’re the Cyber Investigation Team 1 since this morning.”

The two stars are currently busy filming the popular Wednesday-Thursday drama, ‘Phantom’. Kwak Do Won plays the character Kwon Hyuk Joo, also nicknamed ‘Mad Cow’, who helps Kim Woo Hyun (So Ji Sub) in capturing Jo Hyun Min (Uhm Ki Joon).

On the other hand, G.O. plays the role of Lee Tae Kyun, a former cyber security program developer of a gaming industry who became a special investigator after his talents were recognized

[Video] Added Korean drama ‘I Need Romance 2012′ episode 10

Added episode 10 for the Korean drama 'I Need Romance 2012'"I Need Romance 2012" (2012)Directed by Jang Yeong-woo, Lee Jeong-hyoWritten by Jeong Hyeon-jeongNetwork : tvNWith Jeong Yu-mi, Lee Jin-wook, Kim Ji-seok-I, Kim Ji-woo, Kang Ye-sol, Kim Sin-ah,...16 episodes - Wed, Thu 23:00 Synopsis A story about the work and love of city women.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2012/06/20

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A-PRINCE Releases MV for “You’re the Only One”

New boy group A-PRINCE has released the music video for their pre-debut track “You’re the Only One.”

Following the release of their single and music video for “You’re the Only One” today,  they will have a mini showcase on July 26 in Gangnam, Seoul.

Managed by New Planet Entertainment, the group debuted last year under the name TAKEN while they were under Again45 Entertainment. Due to member and management changes, they are set to debut this month as a five member group with the name A-PRINCE. Their members are Seungwoon, Taehyuk, Minhyuk, Seungjoon and Siyoon.

It was previously revealed that “You’re the Only One” was given to the group as a gift from MBLAQ‘s G

BEAST Shares Their Worries Regarding "Midnight Sun" in Recent Interview

Change. That is the theme of BEAST’s latest release. The members have dyed their hair and tried out a variety of styles. Instead of their usual hip-hop fashion they donned colorful costumes. Their latest music video is playful, getting away from the precise choreography and portraying the members as free-spirits partying on the streets of New York. After a year and two month hiatus the group releases their fifth mini-album, “Midnight Sun” to officially announce the return of BEAST.

BEAST is working with a new team of composers. Their title track “Beautiful Night” was composed by Goodnite, Sleep Well. It is an example of an Electronic Synth-Pop track which shows off each of the members distinctive vocals, which is uncommon for that genre of music. It is a fresh and original song which combines electronic sounds and the emotions of BEAST

CHAOS releases teaser photo of Heejae

CHAOS will be making a comeback with their first mini-album on July 27th, and the first teaser photo released was none other than that of leader, Park Taeyang, which was then followed by teaser photos for Hyunsun and now Heejae.

Judging from the teaser photo alone, the group seems to be making a 180-degree transformation and fans are excited to see the group’s new image.

CHAOS will be making their comeback on the July 27th episode of KBS‘ ‘Music Bank‘.

Infinite, lean and hungry

This is the eighth in a 15-part series on the stars and trends of "hallyu" or the Korean wave, which is gaining popularity in Southeast Asia and Latin America. The Korea Times is producing this special prolject in cooperation with the Korea foundation and CJ E&M. - ED.

When someone is in hot-pursuit of their dream, the hunger, the ardor, the positive energy of pursuit they emanate are undeniable. These qualities can work like magnets for success ― and that's what is happening for the relatively new K-pop group Infinite. The seven members ― Lee Sung-jong, 19, Ho Ya, 21, Lee Sung-yeol, 20, Nam Woo-hyun, 21, L, 20, Lim Sung-kyu and Chang Dong-woo ― are feeling their popularity rise.Having debuted in 2010, Infinite has hit the ground running. Mixing a strategy of releasing songs both in Japan and in Korea, they hit No

JYP Entertainment releases company notice regarding 2PM's Nichkhun recent accident

In the early morning of July 24th, 2PM's Nichkhun was reported to have been involved in a minor accident due to being under the influence of alcohol.

JYP Entertainment recently released a company notice of their official position on the matter, explaining the situation and apologizing for the incident.

According to JYP Entertainment, Nichkhun had been driving home around 2:30AM after having two bottles of beer, and then was involved in an accident with a motorcyclist in Gangnam. In the scene of the accident, Nichkhun's alcohol level was at 0.056% and received suspension of his license.

The company notice states:

This is JYP Entertainment.

Today around 2:30AM, our company's artist Nichkhun, was going home from a dinner with fellow artists that he has been practicing with for an upcoming concert