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Upcoming Korean movie "Kid Cast Away 2013"

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"Kid Cast Away 2013" (1997)

Directed by Won Seong-jin

With Nalie Lee, Jeon Moo-song, Lee Yeong-ha, Seon-woo Eun-sook, Park Seung-ho,...

Synopsis

The rules of the jungle learned in the wild nature of the South Pacific Ocean.

So-yeon, a teenager from a happy home, goes fishing one day with her father in the South Pacific Ocean and faces an accident. She is lost at sea with her pet dog, Happy and ends up in a deserted island. She believes her father will come and save her there and survives in the wilderness of the island. One day, a mass crowd of cannibals appear in the jungle and try to hurt the natives there but So-yeon saves them and they become friends. However, she can't shake off the feeling that someone is watching her...

Will she find out who it is?

Release date in Korea : 2013/11/14

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[Announcement] Cast Your Votes in Round 2 of the 2013  Ulzzang Contest!

[Announcement] Cast Your Votes in Round 2 of the 2013 Ulzzang Contest!

[Announcement] Cast Your Votes in Round 2 of the 2013Ulzzang Contest!The power is in your hands! Its now Round 2 for the 2013 Soompi Ulzzang Contest!

For Round 1, you painstakingly went through over 800 photos, and based solely on your votes, we have narrowed it down to 200 girls and 80 boys. For Round 2, your vote will determine which 50 girls and 30 boys will make it to the next round. The competition will be fierce, so you will only get to vote once per round from now on. So use your votes wisely! 

As a reminder, winners and runners-up  (four in total, two male and two female) will get a video interview with Nega Network, the official sponsor for this years contest. Nega Network is home to talented artists such as Brown Eyed Girls, LC9, and Lunafly. Many of you might remember that our last Ulzzang winner was none other than E.Den, who is now one of the main rappers of LC9. Like E.Den, one of these ulzzang contestants may very well be a future K-Pop idol. In addition, the winners will also receive a collection of autographed CDs from the Nega Network artists!

Are you ready to vote? Cast your vote here and check out the 2013 Soompi Ulzzang forum thread, where contestants and voters alike can discuss this years contest (theres also a very useful FAQ). 

Good luck to the contestants and May the odds be ever in your favor! 

Vote now!

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Nominees for the 2013 MAMAs Released, Cast Your Votes Now!

Nominees for the 2013 MAMAs Released, Cast Your Votes Now!

Nominees for the 2013 MAMAs Released, Cast Your Votes Now!Its almost November, which means that K-Pop will be gearing up for one of the busiest months of the year: award ceremony time! When it comes to K-Pop year-end award ceremonies, the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMAs) cannot be overlooked. The 2013 MAMAs will be held in Hong Kong and Mnet has finally released the list of nominees for the awards.

From PSYs second US single Gentleman, Crayon Pops infectious Bar Bar Bar craze, to EXOs record-breaking album sales, 2013 has certainly been a crazy year for K-Pop. As a result, all of the categories has strong nominees for this years MAMAs and it will be interesting to see who comes out on top.

Take a look at the nominee list and start thinking of who you want to vote for since the polls have just opened! Vote for your favorite artist here and see who gets the prize at the 2013 MAMAs on November 22.

Best New Male Artist

Roy Kim

Bumkey

BTS

Yoo Seung Woo

Jung Joon Young

Best New Female Artist

Kim Ye Lim (Two Months)

LADIES CODE

Yoo Sung Eun

Lee Hi

Crayon Pop

Best Male Artist

G-DRAGON

PSY

Lee Seung Gi

Lee Seung Chul

Cho Yong Pil

Best Female Artist

Baek Ji Young

Sun Mi

Ailee

Lee Hyo Ri

Best Male Group

EXO

SHINee

Shinhwa

INFINITE

TEEN TOP

Best Female Group

2NE1

Girls Generation

SISTAR

4Minute

Best Dance PerformanceMale Solo

G-DRAGONCrooked

Jay ParkJOAH

SeungRiGotta Talk to U

PSYGENTLEMAN

Yang Yo SeobCaffeine

Best Dance PerformanceFemale Solo

G.NAOops!

Seo In YoungPlease Love Me

Sun Mi / 24 Hours

CL / The Baddest Female

Lee Hyo Ri / Bad Girls

Best Dance PerformanceMale Group

B1A4Whats Going On

EXOGrowl

BeastShadow

SHINeeDream Girl

INFINITEMan In Love

Best Dance PerformanceFemale Group

Girls DayExpectation

Girls GenerationI GOT A BOY

SISTARGive It to Me

Crayon PopBar Bar Bar

4MinuteWhats Your Name?

Best Vocal PerformanceMale

2AMOne Spring Day

Lee Seung GiReturn

Lee Seung ChulMy Love

Cho Yong PilBounce

K.WillLove Blossom

Best Vocal PerformanceFemale

DavichiTurtle

LynBreakable Heart

IUThe Red Shoes

AileeUI

Lee Hi1,2,3,4

Best Band Performance

CNBLUEIm Sorry

NellOcean Of Light

Dick PunksVIVA PRIMAVERA

Busker BuskerFirst Love

JaurimTwenty Five, Twenty One

Best Rap Performance

MFBTYSweet Dream

GeeksWash Away

Dynamic DuoBAAAM

BaeChiGiShower of Tears

Verbal JintNo Love (If it aint love)

NISSAN JUKE Best Music Video

G-DragonCoup Detat

Busker BuskerFirst Love

PSYGentleman

Lee Seung ChulMy Love

Cho Yong PilBounce

Best Original Soundtrack

Iris 2 OST / DavichiDont You Know

That Winter, the Wind Blows OST / The OneWinter Love

Gu Family Book OST / SuzyDont Forget Me

Masters Sun OST / Yoon Mi RaeTouch Love

I Hear Your Voice OST / Jung YupWhy Did You Come Now?

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[Video] Added teaser and updated cast for the upcoming Korean drama

[Video] Added teaser and updated cast for the upcoming Korean drama "Who Are You - 2013"

Added teaser and updated cast for the upcoming Korean drama "Who Are You - 2013"

"Who Are You - 2013" (2013)

Directed by Jo Hyeon-tak

Written by Moon Ji-yeong

Network : tvN

With So I-hyeon, Taecyeon, Kim Jae-wook, Kim Chang-wan, Park Yeong-ji, Jang Hyeon-seong,... More

Mon, Tue 23:00

Synopsis

A ghost mellow drama about Si-on who is a woman who sees things others don't and Gun-woo who only believes things he sees.

Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2013/07

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School 2013 cast members donate profits from special broadcast to help people in need

School 2013 cast members donate profits from special broadcast to help people in need

‘School 2013′ actors donate money from special broadcast to charity

The cast members of popular drama ‘School 2013‘ will donate all profits from their special broadcast to charity.

On January 26th, the drama aired a special episode with 300 lucky fans. Cultwo hosted this episode and all the actors participated in this event as well.

All singers who lent their voices for the drama OST also appeared and performed their songs. Three actresses who played the roles of students also held a special stage for the audience. The actors and Cultwo then spent time communicate with audience members and revealed various BTS stories during the filming.

The cast members then decided to donate all the proceeds from this special episode to help people in need.

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Actress Jang Nara treats cast and staff of ‘School 2013′ to a buffet style meal

Actress Jang Nara treats cast and staff of ‘School 2013′ to a buffet style meal

Actress Jang Nara treats cast and staff of ‘School 2013′ to a buffet style meal

After taking home the Excellence Award at the ‘2012 KBS Drama Awards‘, Jang Nara made a promise to co-star Lee Jong Suk that she would prepare a buffet to the entire cast and staff members of ‘School 2013‘.

Following her promise, on January 19th, Jang Nara treated the whole hardworking team with 200 servings of hearty food, bringing smiles to everyone's face.

According to a staff member on set, “The entire staff members are able to draw strength and enjoy a full meal thanks to the celebrity food trucks that are prepared every day. Despite the tough schedules, the set is always full of laughter and filming is progressing in a cheerful atmosphere, so please continue to anticipate and show lots of interest [in the drama].”

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Lee Jong Suk’s fan club prepares food for the cast and staff of ‘School 2013′

Lee Jong Suk’s fan club prepares food for the cast and staff of ‘School 2013′

Lee Jong Suk’s fan club prepares food for the cast and staff of ‘School 2013′

Lee Jong Suk together with the staff and cast of KBS2 drama ‘School 2013‘ had been fed by the actor's fan club ‘with JS‘.

The fans brought a cart loaded with delicious dishes in buffet style to the set of 'School 2013' and said, “This is for the actors and staff members who have been working diligently even in this cold weather.

After enjoying the lovely food, Lee Jong Suk and the staff expressed their gratitude saying, “I am very thankful, but I don’t know how to return this kind act. I knew I was already receiving a lot of love but thank you for this large gift. I will compensate by gifting you with better acting. Thank you.

In related news, 'School 2013' is preparing to air a  ’Special, Lets go to school!’ on January 29th which will feature the actors and directors giving their thoughts on the drama.

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Daniel Choi Buys Chicken Stew for Entire Cast and Crew of "School 2013"

Daniel Choi Buys Chicken Stew for Entire Cast and Crew of "School 2013"

Daniel Choi Buys Chicken Stew for Entire Cast and Crew of School 2013

Actor Daniel Choi recently bought Korean chicken stew for all cast members and production crew of the drama “School 2013”.

Actor Kwak Jung Wook revealed the below photos on his Twitter on January 9th along with the message, “Teacher Daniel Choi is treating us! The chicken stew was delicious! From now on, I will listen to the teacher more”.

The uploaded photos featured actors Kwak Jung Wook, Lee Ji Hoon and Lee Lee Kyung posing with a huge piece of chicken stew while all the staff and cast members could be seen lining up to get their food. The cast members and drama crew were said to have enjoyed the meal together.

After seeing these photos, netizens left many comments such as, “They seem like they’re really enjoying the chicken stew!” “Wow, Choi Daniel bought all of them chicken stew? He’s quite the caring teacher,” and “It’s great to see them enjoying the food together!” and more.

Daniel Choi Buys Chicken Stew for Entire Cast and Crew of School 2013

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Lee Jong Suk Poses with "School 2013" Cast Members

Lee Jong Suk Poses with "School 2013" Cast Members

Lee Jong Suk Poses with School 2013 Cast Members Actor Lee Jong Suk, who currently stars as Go Nam Soon in KBSs “School 2013,” took a shot with fellow cast members.

The photo, titled “Why Lee Jong Suk doesn’t need heel-inserted shoes, was recently posted on several online community forums. In the picture, Lee Jong Suk, Park Sae Young, and Kim Jong Hyun show off a cute pose for the camera. To match Lee Jong Hyun’s height, Lee Jong Suk bended his legs, and at the same time, showed to his fans that his long legs are one of the many great attributes he possesses.

Netizens who saw the photo wrote, “He really is tall,” “My man is tall but has a small face as well,” “That’s why he debuted as a model,” and “He has everything.”

Lee Jong Suk Poses with School 2013 Cast Members

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School 2013 Cast Weathers the Cold With Puffy Coats, Heaters and Hugs

School 2013 Cast Weathers the Cold With Puffy Coats, Heaters and Hugs

While students in the real world may be on winter break, recent behind-the-scenes photos from the KBS drama School 2013 set show the cast is still hard at work, powering through freezing temperatures on location.

‘School 2013’ Cast Weathers the Cold With Puffy Coats, Heaters and Hugs

A series of photos were released on December 29, capturing the actors, from teachers Choi Daniel and Jang Nara to the students, using whatever means necessary to stay warm this winter season.

‘School 2013’ Cast Weathers the Cold With Puffy Coats, Heaters and Hugs

Down jackets are clearly a must, but when all else fails, the actors seem to agree that nothing beats a warm hug.

A source from the set said, “Although the sharp drop in temperature is making things difficult, we’re having fun filming thanks to the actors’ vibrant energy and friendly atmosphere.”

School 2013 airs every Monday and Tuesday on KBS.

Photo credit: School Cultural Industry Company

‘School 2013’ Cast Weathers the Cold With Puffy Coats, Heaters and Hugs

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