Posts Tagged ‘Eric’

40-year old Kim Hee-ae vs. 39-year old Uhm Jung-hwa

JTBC "Secret Love Affair" and tvN "A Witch's Love" are two age-gap romance dramas that started off at the same time.

Kim Hee-ae is a successful career woman in her forties and Uhm Jung-hwa is a 39-year old reporter. Kim Hee-ae and Uhm Jung-hwa are so different in their dramas, it's hard to believe they are only one year apart. They are both victims of age-gap romance and they show how different it can be according to genre. "Secret Love Affair" looks into the deepest parts of the higher class society, while "A Witch's Love" is a lighter romance comedy.

"Oh Hye-won, a career woman in her 40s, exhausted from everyday life".

Oh Hye-won is the assistant minister at the Seo Han Arts Foundation. She is part of the high income family who makes over 100 million won per year; however, she's not as fancy as everyone thinks her to be

B.A.P gives a shout-out to the Sewol tragedy during their Chicago concert

The boys of B.A.P helped spread the word about the Sewol ferry tragedy during their recent stint of North American concerts!


At their latest stop in Chicago, the idols showed support for the survivors, victims and their families and urged the concertgoers to do the same.


The fans responded with rousing cheers, pledging their support for the cause.


Check out the video of the scene in action!


SEE ALSO: RELIVE IT: B.A.P Live on Earth 2014: New York




tip: yasmin

Numbers Of Moviegoers Drops Drastically Due To Sewol Ferry Incident

The tragic event of Sewol ferry has affected the movie industry as well.

The number of Korean moviegoers on Saturday the 19th, compared to previous weekends and previous years, has really dropped low. Last week on the 12th, about 500,000 people were watching movies, this includes Hollywood movies such as "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and also Korean movies such as "Wandering Blade". 


But the numbers of moviegoers dropped dramatically. "Captain America" is said to have dropped half of as to "Wandering Blade". The total of 330,000, compare to last week really shows the affects and more of the tragic ferry incident.

The Current Crop of K-Dramas Are Aberrations – Why K-Drama Is Building On A Bubble

What the Korean media calls "Genre Dramas" are those dramas that are not based on romance - horror, action, mystery, and the like. K-Dramas are popular both nationally and internationally for their romantic comedies and stories about complicated love lines. The current crop of K-Dramas is breaking away from this pattern amid much press fanfare. In fact, dramas such as "Three Days," "God"s Gift - 14 Days," "Golden Cross," and "Gap Dong" are being hyped everyday by different media outlets. They are competing directly against other traditional romance-based K-Dramas.

These "genre dramas" were previously a thing of cable channels that were already outlets for various American dramas, which are mostly "genre dramas" and rarely romantic. OCN, for example, already had a large viewership that enjoyed American "genre dramas" and was able to sell their "genre drama" rather easily to the viewers

Movie Attendance Drops Due to Sewol Ferry Tragedy

The number of moviegoers has dropped drastically due to the Sewol Ferry tragedy that has cause the nation to fall into grief and anger.

Comparison of last week Saturday’s top five box office sales with this Saturday’s top five shows just how deep in sorrow the whole nation is under.

Last Saturday on April 12, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” ranked No.1 in the box office attracting as many as 201,313 people in one day. In No. 2 was the Korean action thriller, “Broken” with 157,412 people. No. 3 was the Hollywood blockbuster, “Hercules: The Legend Begins,” which attracted 52,324 people. In No. 4 was “Son of God” with 44,742, and in No. 5 was “Grand Budapest Hotel” recording 28,000 people.

The box office sales took a dip compared to previous months due to the fact that it is off-season and since the top seller, “Captain America,” has already has been holding a prolonged influence in the box office

BoA Was Startled By Paparazzi When She Filmed Kiss Scene On Street

With her first Hollywood film Make Your Move about to premiere, BoA shared her thoughts on having starred in her first film.

In a recent interview with Newsen, BoA said, “Even though I showed my acting previously through KBS 2TV’s Looking Forward to Romance, my actually first project is Make Your Move. So my first kiss scene was not with Im Si Wan, but was with Derek Hough.”

She continued, “Before I started filming I received some acting lessons. I took them with Derek Hough. So we ended up practicing the kiss scene once, because the teacher asked us to. Practice definitely made a difference. So I wasn’t too nervous during filming. I was more distracted by many things.”

“You’ll see in the movie that Derek Hough and I have a kiss scene on the street

Shinhwa’s Eric casted in new drama, ‘Trot lover’


Recently, it has been reported that Shinhwa's Eric was offered a lead role in KBS's new drama, 'Trot Lover'.

On April 19th, a representative of Shinhwa's agency said, "It is true that Eric received the script and offer from drama 'Trot Lover.' However, nothing has been decided yet."

If Eric agrees to appear in 'Trot Lover,' he is going to return to TV screen after three years since 2011 with 'Spy Myung Wol'. However, Eric did not make his decision yet.

Meanwhile, 'Trot Lover' will air in June following 'Big Man'. Jenny@dkpopnews

Movie ‘The Fatal Encounter’ to be shown in North America!



The to-be-released movie of Hyun Bin entitled 'The Fatal Encounter' will be shown in North America also.

Locally, 'The Fatal Encounter' (aka The King's Wrath) is scheduled to premiere on April 30th. Fortunately, the story of assassination attempt on the 22nd ruler in the Joseon Dynasty, King Jeong Jo (actor Hyun Bin), will be showcased in the continent of North America beginning on May 23rd.
The movie is Hyun Bin's first project after his release from military. He is with Jung Jae Young, Jo Jung Suk, Han Ji Min, et al.
Watch the teaser below:



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The number of Korean moviegoers drop severely in light of the Sewol incident

The Sewol sinking has hit the movie industry as well.
The number of moviegoers on Saturday the 19th, as compared to previous weekends and previous years, has been cut severely. Last week on the 12th, almost 500,000 people were watching movies, including Hollywood movies such as "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and Korean movies such as "Wandering Blade". The number is already small, because "Captain America" has been out for some time, and April is not the peak season for movies.

However, this week the numbers dropped even more. Moviegoers watching "Captain America" has dropped by about half, with the same happening for "Wandering Blade". The total number of moviegoers reached a little over 330,000, about half of the number of moviegoers compared to the same period in previous years, and a severe drop compared to last week as well

Shinhwa’s Eric to Make Comeback in “Trot Lovers” Drama?

Shinhwa member and actor Eric may be returning to the small screen!

Eric recently received an offer to appear in KBS 2TV drama, “Trot Lovers” which is scheduled to air sometime in June following “Big Man.” He is currently reviewing the role and the details of the plot.

If he accepts the role, it would be his first new project since appearing in 2011 KBS 2TV drama, “Spy Myeong Wol.”

“Trot Lovers” is about a young woman in her twenties who has the potential to become a trot singer. When she meets a genius songwriter, she embarks on a journey to develop into a trot singer.

So far, Eric’s representatives have responded to the report by telling OSEN over the phone, “We only received the script; no discussion has taken place yet