Home Date: August 8th, 2012

Added new images for the upcoming Korean drama “The Great King’s Dream”

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Added new images for the upcoming Korean drama “The Great King’s Dream”

Added new images for the upcoming Korean drama “The Great King’s Dream” (2012)

Directed by Shin Chang-seok

Written by Yoo Dong-yoon. ... Read more

PSY to meet up with Justin Bieber's agency officials following "Summer Stand" concert

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PSY to meet up with Justin Bieber's agency officials following "Summer Stand" concert

“Gangnam Style” has certain gotten a grip on the world. Recently, PSY was reported to have received a love call from Justin Bieber’s agency in the U.S, Island Records.

While nothing has been decided regarding PSY’s official debut in America, it has been confirmed that PSY is set to fly out to the United States and meet with local officials later this month.. ... Read more

Added poster for the upcoming Korean movie “Spy”

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Added poster for the upcoming Korean movie “Spy”

Added poster for the upcoming Korean movie “Spy” (2012)

Directed by Woo Min-ho

With Kim Myeong-min, Yeom Jeong-ah, Yoo Hae-jin, Byeon Hee-bong, Jeong Kyeo-woon, Jeong Man-sik,…. ... Read more

Jang Geun Suk Tweets Support Message for Hip-hop Group Phantom

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Jang Geun Suk Tweets Support Message for Hip-hop Group Phantom

Jang Geun Suk has shown a support message for hip-hop group Phantom‘s newly released song, “Seaweed Soup.”

On August 6, Jang Geun Suk tweeted, “Wow this ‘Seaweed Soup’ song has kindly been released just in time for Asia Prince’s birthday carnival. Phantom hyungs’ song goes so well in the morning,” along with a photo of Phantom’s album cover. . ... Read more

Updated cast and images for the upcoming Korean movie “Young Gun in the Time” , discover the South Korean cinema and drama diversity

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Updated cast and images for the upcoming Korean movie “Young Gun in the Time” , discover the South Korean cinema and drama diversity

Updated cast and images for the upcoming Korean movie “Young Gun in the Time” (2012)

Directed by Oh Young-Doo

With Choi Song-hyeon, Hong Young-Guen, Ha Eun-jeong, Oh Young-Doo, Jang Youn-Jung, Bae Yong-geun,… More. ... Read more

Shinhwa, Block B, Baek Jiyoung, and Jang Woohyuk participate in charity concert

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Shinhwa, Block B, Baek Jiyoung, and Jang Woohyuk participate in charity concert

Soloist Baek Jiyoung, rapper Jang Woohyuk, time-honored idols Shinhwa, and newcomers Block B will all be cooperating to bring “2012 Big 4 Concert Season 2” to life. This event will be taking place this Saturday on August 11th in the Jeonju Sports Complex at 8PM KST. . ... Read more

BEAST holds 2nd fan meeting in Japan + announces Japan tour

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BEAST holds 2nd fan meeting in Japan + announces Japan tour

On August 9th, Japanese news media Sankei Sports reported that popular Korean group BEAST held their 2nd fan meeting in Japan at the Saitama Super Arena on the 8th. It has been over a year since their last fan meeting with Japanese fans.. ... Read more

JYJ's Jaejoong shares his thoughts on potentially winning a newcomer award for "Dr. Jin"

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JYJ's Jaejoong shares his thoughts on potentially winning a newcomer award for "Dr. Jin"

Although JYJ’s Jaejoong has already been a singer in the entertainment industry for nine years, he is still relatively new to the world of acting. In fact, his most recent drama, “Dr. Jin,” is only his second drama project and first historical drama. However, despite having not had much experience with acting, Jaejoong still impressed viewers with his outstanding portrayal of his complex character in “Dr. Jin.”. ... Read more

Korean movies opening today 2012/08/08 in Korea

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Korean movies opening today 2012/08/08 in Korea

Korean movies opening today 2012/08/08 in Korea “The Grand Heist“, “I Am a King” and documentary “Emperor Penguins Peng-yi and Som-yi” . ... Read more

Idols and Endorsements: the More, the Merrier?

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Idols and Endorsements: the More, the Merrier?

Ever since their “Alone” promotions and the recent success of “Loving U,” Sistar has been on the screen not only for music shows, but as endorsers for a variety of products. Their new status is set to guarantee them a place in everyone’s heart for the time being. While this is just a side-effect of idoldom, it provides another medium through which artists can stay relevant. Ko So-young was the image of different companies despite not appearing for about five years in a movie or drama and she was currently cast in To the Beautiful You. Granted, she’s a legend by now and her marriage to Jang Dong-gun kept that spark of interest, but she needed to offer the public a constant reminder, in the form of endorsements. . ... Read more

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean movie “Wedding Scandal”

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Teaser released for the upcoming Korean movie “Wedding Scandal”

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean movie “Wedding Scandal”

“Wedding Scandal” (2012)

Directed by Sin Dong-yeop. ... Read more

MBC set to produce international version of "We Got Married"

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MBC set to produce international version of "We Got Married"

MBC is set to produce an international version of their hit reality show, “We Got Married.” MBC released an official statement on August 7th and revealed that they have signed a letter of invent (LOI) with Sony Pictures Environment Networks Asia (SPENA) in Singapore last July 18th. . ... Read more