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Ji Chang Wook Ranked #10 For Most Popular Korean Actor In China

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Ji Chang Wook Ranked #10 For Most Popular Korean Actor In China

Star of "Empress Ki" and "Healer" Ji Chang Wook tripled his popularity in China!

In a poll that was held recently for Chinese only, Ji Chang Wook was voted as the most popular Korean actor in China. He was ranked #10 and his name also appeared in almost keywords charts.

It seems that "Healer""s popularity gave a huge influence in the poll. It was broadcasted through "" in China, and was seen and loved by a lot of viewers.

A representative of Ji Chang Wook"s management agency said, "Ji Chang Wook"s popularity is rising fast in China these days, and he is receiving a lot of cast offers. Please keep your loyal supports for Ji Chang Wook."

Meanwhile, Ji Chang Wook has opened his official Weibo account to communicate with his Chinese fans easier.

Popular Korean Drama "My Love From the Star" Actor Kim Soo Hyun To Hold Fan Meet In Singapore On April 27

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Asia"s most charismatic actor and Korean heartthrob Kim Soo Hyun, will be in Singapore for his first Singapore fans meet as stopover on his Asian tour. Presented by New Empire Media, Kim will be seeing "Star Fans" on 27th April 2014 at the Singapore Expo Hall 1.

Recent Korean drama, "My Love From the Star" which co-stars the iconic actress, Jeon Ji Hyun, swept Asia with an unstoppable starry wave. Kim Soo Hyun"s popularity skyrocketed in the role as the alien "Do Min-Joon", and quickly propelled Kim to become one of the most sought-after male actors in Asia today.

Kim Soo Hyun first tried his vocals on screen in 2011 when he starred as the character "Song Sen Dong" in the drama, "Dream High". He performed the title song "Dreaming", which later went on to win a musical award in Korea. In the 2012 hit drama, "Moon Embracing The Sun", he went on to take the lead in singing its theme song, "Only You", which found its way into major pop charts, pushing his popularity to a higher point. Apart from drama productions, Kim has also taken on roles in movies such as "The Thieves" and "Secretly and Greatly".

Kim Soo Hyun"s management agency, Keyeast Entertaiment revealed, "Following the popularity and positive responses of Kim Soo Hyun"s dramas and movies in recent years, we have received many proposals to hold a fans meeting locally and abroad. As a gratitude to the love and support from his fans, Kim Soo Hyun will embark on a fans meet tour to engage with supporters across Asia, starting from Seoul in March."

To commemorate Kim"s maiden memories with his fans, Keyeast Entertainment decides to name the tour "2014 Kim Soo Hyun Asia Tour 1st Memories in Singapore". The tour will commence in Seoul and stopover Taiwan, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Japan, Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia.

In an effort to deliver a perfect memory for his fans, Kim Soo Hyun has been practicing hard for this fans meet. Not only will he be showcasing his singing abilities, he has also prepared specially tailored surprises and interactive games for fans to get up-close and personal with him.

Tickets will be available via all SISTIC outlets from 25th March 2014. To book, call ticketing hotline at 6348 5555 or log onto

"2014 Kim Soo Hyun Asia Tour 1st Memories In Singapore" is proudly brought to you by New Empire Entertainment, managed by Keyeast Entertainment and supported by UnUsUaL Group of Companies.

2014 Kim Soo Hyun Asia Tour 1st Memories In Singapore

Date: 27th Apr 2014, Sunday

Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 1

Ticket pricing: $238*, $188*, $138* (*excludes $3 booking fee)

Call ticketing hotline: (65) 6348 5555 or log on to to book. 

Lee Minho is the most popular Korean actor in Japan

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Lee Minho is the most popular Korean actor in JapanA recent article in a Japanese magazine showed that readers voted Lee Minho as the most popular Korean celebrity in Japan. This magazine, which is estimated to have 80,000 copies in circulation each month, provides its readers with news on Korean dramas and movies and also keeps track of all the latest popularity rankings and Japanese CFs starring Korean celebrities.

The results of this month’s poll shows that Lee Minho, who was originally in the 21st place in a previous poll, rose to first place while Lee Junki rose to second place from 13th place. Cha Seungwon went from 34th place to third while Park Sihoo and Jang Geunsuk both dropped in rankings, with Park Sihoo dropping from first to fourth and Jang Geunsuk from third to fifth.

Lee Minho’s agency, upon hearing this news, attributed the actor’s popularity in Japan to the success of his drama “City Hunter.”

Lee Minho is currently filming for his new drama “Faith,” which is set to air this August.

Choi Woo-sik receives Perfect New Actor Award at the 35th Korean arrangement of movie Critics Awards

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Choi Woo-sik receives Perfect New Actor Award at the 35th Korean arrangement of movie Critics Awards

Choi Woo-sik got here into highlight as a emerging megastar on Chungmuro by capacity of grabbing a trophy back for his role in "Set Me Free".

Choi Woo-sik gained Best possible New Actor Award at the 35th Korean arrangement of movie Critics Awards, which happened in Korea Press Center, Seoul in the afternoon on November 16th.

This is Choi Woo-sik"s 2d award this year after he acquired the Actor of the Year Award at the 19th Busan global Film Festival for his role in "Set Me Free".

Choi Woo-sik acknowledged throughout the acceptance speech, "I"m thankful and delighted to get maintain of such large award for my first leading role. I"d love to thank the director who made it conceivable for me to stand correct here. I"ll take a glance at tougher to turn far better performance, best type of acting".

Movie "Set Me Free" talks about the lifestyles of a 17 year old boy, Yeong-jae, who lives in a intellectual hospital, clear of his irresponsible father. Choi Woo-sik played the leading role, Yeong-jae and received excellent experiences for turning in such acting functionality with the robust screen presence.

Meanwhile, Choi Woo-sik also has been solid for the impending movie to be released next year, "Marital Harmony" along side Lee Seung-gi and Sim Eun-kyeong.

Also, any other movie, "Busan Bound" starring Choi Woo-sik has performed filming and is on standby to be released soon. "Busan Bound" is a blockbuster movie depicting desperate struggle with mutant virus spread over all of the nation.

Park Shin Hye And Lee Jong Suk Reunite At The Korean Popular Culture And Arts Awards

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Park Shin Hye and Lee Jong Suk were reunited on the star-studded stage of the 2015 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards. (Photo : Naver V ) Park Shin Hye and Lee Jong Suk were reunited on the star-studded stage of the 2015 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards. The event, which took place at the National Theater of Korea on October 29, recognized leading entertainers that have demonstrated excellence within popular culture and the arts.

The beloved "Pinocchio" stars were joined by singer-songwriter IU, JYJ, and Kim Jong Kook as recipients of the Prime Minister"s Award.

Park was recognized for her accomplishments as a leading Hallyu actress, who has touched audiences beyond Korea with her performances in top dramas, since her debut in 2003.

"When I was a child, I wanted to be an actor, delivering happiness to people," said Park. "I give this honor to God."

IU and Park Shin Hye were an adorable pair at the 2015 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards. (Photo : ) Her joy is apparent in a photo that was shared through social media, where she is sitting next to fellow honoree, IU.

Lee Jong Suk was also honored for his impact on the Korean Wave, as a top K-Drama star, whose projects continue to attract viewers. Prior to receiving the Prime Minister"s Award, the announcer noted his the popularity of his roles in "I Can Hear Your Voice," "Pinocchio," and contribution to the renewed interest in Hallyu.

"Thank you for giving me such a big award," said Lee. "Each time I win an award, I become nervous. I usually say a short thank you speech.Thank you to my fans. I will pick a new work to begin acting in, soon."

Jun Ji Hyun was the recipient of the President"s Award, along with DSP Media CEO Lee Ho Yeon. A popular actress of both drama and film, Jun experienced a resurgence in her career following the meteoric success of "My Love from the Star."

In 2015, the mother-to-be returned to film with Assassination. Jun recently noted that her appearance at the Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards would be her final event, before her maternity leave from promotional activities.

"I"m not sure it"s okay to receive this big award," said Jun, humbly accepting the honor. "I"ll communicate with fans and contribute to Korean pop culture, more."

International viewers were afforded the opportunity to witness the ceremony through an English subtitled live stream provided Naver"s V app.

Adrienne Stanley is a contributing editor at KDramaStars. She is also a contributing music writer at KpopStarz, MTVIggyand other publications. When she is not listening to "Rhythm Ta," she can be found on Twitter. (@retrogirladdy).

Lee Jong Suk And IU Will Be Honored At The Korean Popular Culture Awards

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Lee Jong Suk will be honored by the Prime Minister at the 2015 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards. (Photo : ) Lee Jong Suk and IU will be honored by the prime minister at the 2015 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards.

According to a report published by OSEN, the two stars are confirmed honorees at a ceremony that will be attended by some of the hottest stars in Korean entertainment.

IU, who is preparing for her highly anticipated musical comeback on October 23 with "Chat-Shire," will receive recognition for accomplishments in both music and drama.

In 2015, she made a strong impact with her portrayal of Cindy, a child star who becomes disillusioned with the Korean pop industry, in the KBS weekend drama, "Producer." She also garnered positive attention for her work with Park Myung Soo on the "Infinite Challenge" music festival special release, "God"s-G."

Lee Jong Suk continues to emerge as one of the leading actors in their 20"s. Through his work on series like "Pinocchio," he has become a popular star with domestic audiences and abroad, making him one of the leaders of the Korean Wave.

His "Pinocchio" co-star Park Shin Hye will also be in attendance along with mother-to-be Jun Ji Hyun, who continues to lead the Hallyu Wave through projects like "Assassination" and "My Love from the Star." Entertainment insiders expect both actresses to receive awards, but their honors have yet to be confirmed.

The popular actresses will be joined by JYJ, girl groups April, Kara and Click-B.

The Korean Pop Culture Awards were created to recognize the accomplishments of artists who make a positive impact on the popular culture of Korea. Artists are honored with several titles including the Culture Medal, the Presidential Citation, as well as, awards from the Prime Minister and Cultural Minister.

Honorees are selected from a pool of 30 candidates, in five categories, including an award from the Korean Creative Content Agency (KOCCA).

The 2015 Korean Popular Culture And Arts Awards will be held on October 29, with live broadcast for international viewers through Naver"s V app.

Adrienne Stanley is a contributing editor at KDramaStars. She is also a contributing music writer at KpopStarz, MTVIggyand other publications. When she is not listening to "Rhythm Ta," she can be found on Twitter. (@retrogirladdy).

Upcoming Korean film ' wonderful Actor'

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Added the impending Korean film "great Actor""s page to HanCinema database"great Actor" (2015)Directed via Seok min-wooWith Oh Dal-soo, Ko Woo-rim,...SynopsisA film which tells the tale ofA deficientActor who most effectiveActs upon the degree. free up date in Korea : 2015

Korean Singer-Actor has reportedly used partner as Scapegoat when he was charged for driving in the drunk condition and not having a license

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Korean Singer-Actor Uses Girlfriend As Scapegoat for Driving Drunk and Without License On July 6, the Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office revealed that singer-actor Kim Eun Oh was arrested and charged for drunk driving, having no license, and making his girlfriend give false testimony.

According to the prosecutor’s office, earlier this year on March 29, Kim Eun Oh was drinking in Gangnam, when he got behind the wheel while intoxicated. When police pulled up behind him and tried to pull him over, he switched switched seats with his girlfriend and had her lie to the police.

Moreover, Kim Eun Oh refused the breathalyzer test three times, and once at the station, made his girlfriend lie once again.

Meanwhile, Kim Eun Oh has been active as both a singer and actor, and released a solo album just last year.

Korean actor Song Jae Rim to have his own fan meeeting starting from Japan

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Song Jae Rim to Kick off His Asian Fan Meeting Tour in Japan Actor Song Jae Rim will be embarking on his fan meeting tour around Asia.

For the first stop in the tour, the actor will be visiting Japan on June 20. He has already done three successful fan meetings in Japan in the past. Nonetheless, this particular fan meeting will be a unique experience for both the actor and his fans, as Song Jae Rim and his fans will be spending time in an onsen for an overnight event.

After Japan, he will be visiting Taiwan, Shanghai, and Hong Kong to meet and interact with his fans. He has personally contributed numerous ideas to interact directly with the fans during the fan meetings.

Song Jae Rim has most recently appeared in variety show We Got Married along with actress Kim So Eun. He also starred in the recently-completed drama, Unkind Women.

Everything you need to know about the newly popular actor called Ji Soo

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The New Kid: Ji Soo, Actor Perhaps there can be no better distraction from ones schoolbooks than when an unfamiliar face of a bona fide heartbreaker walks in. Hes new, hes a looker, and hes mysterious. And hes got our attention. Such is the case with Ji Soo.

You think its gonna be another regular, blase week watching your usual K-dramasbut then this kid just blindsides you. And then a certain guttural, low register cuts through the air - just where the heck did Ji Soo come from?

Ji Soo (full name: Kim Ji Soo) plays Go Bok Dong, a bully on MBCs currently airing drama, Angry Mom, in which a mother takes matters into her own hands in order to protect her daughter.

There are tons of factors that go into creating a successful show: from the writing, direction, and production personalities, to the casting, on-set chemistry, and marketing. Everything contributes to the massive collaboration involved in making a hit.

But theres a special kind of magic when a drama ends up showcasing an actor in the right way.

As Go Bok Dong, Ji Soo went from a textbook brute to a victimized one, a threatening kid who knows too much to a normal teen who fumbles over his feelings and awkwardly crushes on a classmate. (Even undercover ahjummas.) And though you could pass him off as some brand of a darkly ruminating Jordan Catalano, when we see his characters entrapment and vulnerability, he holds his own and carries the intensity where it matters. He has an onscreen magnitude that sometimes belies his youth.

The fact that its his drama debut just makes you wonder how in the world no one gave him his big break any sooner. The 22 year old shares the screen with acting vets like Kim Hee WonKim Hee Sun, and Kim Yoo Jung.

In short, Angry Mom just plucked him from obscurity and put him on the map.

The young actor starred in independent feature Seoul Mates and had a small role in Han Gong Ju. (Though his small screen credits include 2012s To The Beautiful You and the short-lived Love Frequency 37.2, Angry Mom is Ji Soos first major role in a K-drama.) Hes worked on a few short films, has a solid theater background, and once auditioned for the famed JYP Entertainment family.

Where To Catch Him Next Hes already done some modeling, and is reportedly considering feature film Glory Days for his next project. Angry Mom hasnt even wrapped and Ji Soos bright star already has the industry buzzing. Im looking forward to his future rolesmay they be varied and as pleasantly unexpected as the first time we saw him. Theres a new kid in school, havent you heard?

You can start watching Ji Soo in Angry Mom below (appears at around the 7min mark):