Archive for August 3rd, 2012

[Video] Added new images and video for the upcoming Korean movie “R2B: Return to Base”

Added new images and video for the upcoming Korean movie "R2B: Return to Base"

Yoon Joon-sang gravity test

"R2B: Return to Base" (2012)

Directed by Kim Dong-weon

With Rain, Sin Se-kyeong, Yoo Joon-sang, Kim Sung-soo, Lee Ha-na, Lee Jong-suk,...

Synopsis
A South upcoming Korean Elite Black Eagles Air Force pilot Tae-hun finds himself transferred to a combat flying unit after a cocky, unplanned, and dangerous air show demonstration. On the first day of his transfer to F15K, he meets Cheol-hui, the unit's own top gun. Tae-hun is free-spirited, whereas Cheol-hui plays by the rules, and the two come into conflict almost immediately

Secret members to star in MMORPG "Blade & Soul"

In a joint venture between TS Entertainment and NCsoft, the four members of girl group Secret will be turned into video game characters.

On August 1st, the girl's agency announced that the two companies would be joining together in a marketing effort called the "Star Content" project. TS Entertainment and NCsoft will be using a variety of revolutionary tactics to promote the effort. NCsoft will be using the girl group based game as a foothold to hopefully secure a place within the Chinese gaming market.

A spokesperson from NCsoft stated, "We think that injecting some K-pop into our business will help market ourselves onto the global market."

For the video game, the girls of Secret will be animated and placed in the the popular MMORPG world of "Blade & Soul". "Blade & Soul" is a fantasy martial-arts and multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) that is available for Microsoft Windows, Playstation 3, and Xbox 360

Song Joongki to narrate a penguin documentary

Actor Song Joongki will be serving as the narrator for a penguin documentary! Titled "Emperor Penguins Pengee and Somee," the documentary will be about the life of two penguins, Pengee and Somee, and their exciting adventures at the South Pole.

To promote the documentary, Song Joongki attended a press conference for "Emperor Penguins Pengee and Somee" on August 1st, and shared some of his thoughts on narrating. The actor said that narrating a documentary was a very interesting experience, and that the production team really put a lot of effort into making this documentary. As a result, Song Joongki hopes that everyone will enjoy and support "Emperor Penguins Pengee and Somee."

Will you be checking out this documentary?

Source: Korea Star Daily

Lee Jun Ki Looks Serious on the Set of "Arang and the Magistrate"

Upcoming fantasy drama “Arang and the Magistrate” released new stills of Lee Jun Ki looking very studious. In the series, he plays Eun Oh, the town’s latest magistrate who has the ability to see ghosts. In the photos, Lee Jun Ki is seen with a serious gaze as he studies his text, both as Eun Oh the character and Lee Jun Ki the actor, impressing cast, crew, and netizens.

“Arang and the Magistrate” is based on a famous folklore, the fantasy drama takes place in the Joseon era. Shin Min Ah plays Arang, the daughter of the magistrate who is brutally murdered. She returns as a ghost with no recollection of her life and how she was murdered and goes around haunting every new magistrate who comes to town…that is until Eun Oh, played by Lee Jun Ki, shows up. The two eventually fall in love

[Video] Added new images and video for the upcoming Korean movie “The Grand Heist”

Added new images and video for the upcoming Korean movie "The Grand Heist"

Public premiere

"The Grand Heist" (2012)

Directed by Kim Joo-ho

With Cha Tae-hyeon, Oh Ji-ho, Min Hyo-rin, Lee Chae-yeong, Seong Dong-il, Ko Chang-seok,...

Synopsis
The Chosun version of "Ocean's Eleven" about thieves wiping out an ice storehouse during the plots for authority that took 3 years to produce. Being looked at the greatest hit to come in the year 2012, the cast includes actors and actresses of all ages such as Cha Tae-hyeon, Oh Ji-ho, Seong Dong-il. Lee Moon-sik, Ko Chang-seok, Kim Jeong-tae, Seo Sin-ae, Cheon Bong-geun and more

BoA, Jung Jae Hyung, and Yoo Hee Yeol All In The Same Room Together?

BoA, Yoo Hee Yeol, Jung Jae Hyung, You & I, YHY Sketchbook

BoA, Jung Jae Hyung, and Yoo Hee Yeol All In The Same Room Together?

Singer BoA recently revealed that Jung Jae Hyung, Yoo Hee Yeol and herself were all in the same room.

Today, BoA wrote on her Twitter, "Is this the 'Sketchbook' rehearsal? Or the 'You and I' rehearsal?! They're all working so hard. Anyways, this is an interesting scene," and revealed the photo above.

In the picture, Jung Jae Hyung is seen teaching the staff members something while Yoo Hee Yeol is seen looking over their shoulders and watching them work.

On another note, Jung Jae Hyung is the MC for SBS' "You and I" while Yoo Hee Yeol is the MC for KBS' "Yoo Hee Yeol's Sketchbook."

Internet users who saw the picture responded, "Are they having a joint concert?" "I'm gonna explode in curiosity," and "It's fun watching these two MC's

2PM's Nichkhun reaches settlement with accident victim

According to JYP Entertainment, 2PM's Nichkhun has reached a settlement with the victim of his drunk driving incident from July 24th. Although he will still be halting his promotional activities, netizens expressed that, "I'm glad they came to an agreement" and "we will wait for him during his period of reflection."

On the morning of the 24th, Nichkhun's license was suspended due to a drunk driving incident. With a blood alcohol concentration of 0.056%, he collided with a motorcyclist. Because of this incident, he will have to pause many of his activities. Additionally, he posted an apologetic tweet that confirmed his current period of self-reflection.

In the mean time, his fellow members of 2PM will be busying themselves with their Japanese single "Masquerade" as well as events such as "Fan's Day" and "JYP Nation."

Source: Eto

Singer Haha Really Admires miss A’s Suzy?!

Haha, miss A, Suzy, tvN, Taxi

Singer Haha Really Admires miss A's Suzy?!

Singer Haha recently revealed his affection for miss A's Suzy.

On Thursday broadcast of tvN's "Taxi," Haha guest starred on the show and when asked his odd signs of affection towards Lee Young Ja, answered, "That's my way of greeting a guest."

He also revealed, "Truthfully, I am an avid fan of Suzy's. No one, even I, can't date her. When she does get a boyfriend, she needs to bring him to me."

Viewers who saw the show commented, "Haha is another one of Suzy's helpless uncle fans" and "He needs to see her boyfriend? That made me laugh."

Photo Credit: tvN

Kangta Looking Fine In A Casual Self-Photo

Kangta, twitter

Kangta Looking Fine In A Casual Self-Photo

Singer Kangta recently revealed a photo of himself, drawing much attention.

On Thursday, Kangta revealed through his Twitter saying "Going to Japan tomorrow" and uploaded the above photo. Kangta is seen wearing a white hoodie with his hood on and bared his makeup free face.

Kangta is seen looking quite comfortable and showed off his handsome looks. Internet users were amazed to see how Kangta's looks never seem to change with age.

Internet users commented, "Kangta is so good-looking in his recent picture," "The best pose for a star," "This picture seems like part of a pictorial," and "Hope you return safely from Japan."

Photo Credit: Kangta's Twitter

Seung Ri to host TV show in Japan

Big Bang's Seung Ri has become the host of a program titled "V.I From Big Bang" on Space Shower TV in Japan.

The series began Thursday and focuses on the Hallyu boy band.

"Due to Seung Ri's hard work and dedication, Japanese media personnel are very impressed with him", said Big Bang's agency, YG Entertainment. It added that Seung Ri is taking Japaanese lessons.

In addition to the Space Shower gig, Seung Ri will also take part in a Fuji TV program as a guest host.

From July 16, Seung Ri has been the first K-pop entertainer to host "All Night Nippon" in its 45-year history. He will continue with the radio program until September.

During the recording of the first segment, fellow member Daesung also took part, and the two dished the dirt on fellow group members