A film inspired by a real life science scandal might not initially seem like a box office draw. But the scandal in the k-movie “The Whistle Blower” concerns the highly controversial topic of cloning. That may be why “The Whistle Blower” drew 100,000 viewers on its opening night. The film, which opened on Oct. 2, earned over $4 million on its first weekend.
The film tells the story of a Korean scientist Hwang Woo Suk, who fabricated evidence to support his claim that he cloned stem cells from human embryos. He published two papers saying that he had been able to do so. But a whistle blower later revealed that Hwang faked data and obtained human egg cells by paying for them, which is considered unethical. His work was eventually discredited....
Actor Song Il Kook looked like a real-life “superman” in his fall pictorial for “FILA OUTDOOR“!
Song Il Kook looked like he could tackle anything in his outerwear from “FILA OUTDOOR”s 2014 Fall collection, but fans all know that even the coldest weather is nothing compared to raising triplets. His fatherly image on “Superman is Back” made him the perfect model to bring out the strong and durable aspects of the brand. ...
Behind-the-scene pictures of actress Jun Ji Hyun taken during the commercial shooting for the global SPA brand UNIQLO have been revealed through the brand’s official homepage.
Even with a simple white shirt and blue jeans, the actress looks incredibly mesmerizing. Word-of-mouth implies that the actress bonded very well with the director and apparently had lots of fun shooting for the commercial.
More behind-the-scenes pictures can be seen through the UNIQLO’s official page. ...
In an interview for the September issue of @star1, Tiny-G’s Dohee revealed that no celebrity has hit on her since she appeared in tvN’s “Reply 1994.”
In “Reply 1994,” Dohee played the role of Jo Yoonjin, a straightforward, avid fan of Seo Taiji and Boys from Yeosu, who had some difficulty expressing her emotions.
During the interview, Dohee was asked if any celebrity had hit on her since her role in the drama, to which she replied that there had been none, though she honestly believed at least one would have. ...
For those fans who have been eagerly waiting for Big Bang to comeback, G-Dragon has assured them by saing the group will release a new album later this year.
On August 15th at Seoul Sports Complex Stadium, YG Entertainment artists gathered together and performed for “AIA Real Life: NOW Festival 2014″.
Before the final stage, G-Dragon said to the fans,”Next week is Big Bang”s 8th anniversary since debut. It”s been a while since Big Bang has released a new album. I still haven”t worked on the album production yet instead I was busy playing. I apologize. I will work hard and do my best so that we can release an album within this year”....
2AM”s Jo Kwon let his inner diva out during Lady Gaga”s concert at the “AIA Real Life: NOW Festival 2014“!
The “AIA Real Life: NOW Festival 2014” was held at Jamsil Sports Complex Main Stadium, Seoul with YG Family taking over on the 15th and Lady Gaga headlining the concert on the 16th.
Jo Kwon was one of the celebrities in attendance and shared on his Instagram on the 16th, “#LadyGaGa#AIAreallife”, and “#LadyGaGa and I”, along with a clip of Jo Kwon showing his love for Lady Gaga by passionately singing and dancing along with the diva-like charisma and confidence that is characteristic of both Lady Gaga and our very own Jo Kwon. ...
YG Family bring the "power" for "AIA Real Life: Now Festival 2014" ("YG Family 2014: Power in Seoul")
held their concert “AIA Real Life : Now Festival 2014” (aka “YG Family 2014 World Tour: Power in Seoul“) at Jamsil Sports Complex Main Stadium, Seoul on the 15th with 35,000 fans!
2NE1 opened up the event with their performances of “Crush” and “Fire”. They then continued to fire up the stage with “Come Back Home” and “Gotta Be You”.
Akdong Musician were next up, showing a completely opposite charm from that of 2NE1 with their cute stages for “Crescendo”, “Give Love”, and “200%”. Epik High then got the crowd jumping with their hit song “Fly” and was joined by Akdong Musician”s Soo Hyun for “Umbrella”. They also brought in Dara for “Love Love Love”. WINNER also performed “Go Up”, “Empty”, and “Smile Again”. ...
Lee Hi and 2NE1’s CL & Minzy post selcas during rehearsals for YG Family’s AIA REAL LIFE: NOW FESTIVAL 2014
In preparation for YG Family’s AIA REAL LIFE: NOW FESTIVAL performance to be held in the Jamsil Olympic Stadium, Seoul tomorrow, Lee Hi, along with 2NE1 members CL and Minzy, have posted selcas from rehearsal!
First off is Lee Hi, who is seen cutely posing with a ‘V’ sign, holding a purple sign pen in her other hand. With a graphic peach pink crewneck and laid-back brown hair, Lee Hi looks charming and natural, yet also more mature with the dark eye makeup and pink lip gloss. ...
‘AIA Real Life: NOW Festival 2014’ uploaded a video teaser.
‘AIA Real Life: NOW Festival 2014’will be featuring Lady Gaga, YG Family (BIGBANG, 2NE1, PSY, EPIK HIGH, LEE HI, WINNER, TEAM B, AKMU), Galaxy Express, Rock “N” Roll Radio, Crayon Pop, Cazzette, and Twenty One Pilots.
It will be held at Jamsil Sports Complex Main Stadium on August 15th and 16th.
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