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Many TV programs, events and comebacks delayed due to ferry disaster


On April 16th, a ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on a trip to Jeju island, sank off South Korea's southern coast, leaving nearly 300 people missing, 7 people dead and 55 injured.
Due to the big disaster, all the entertainment programs, dramas as well as comeback schedules of many artists have been delayed to show respects for the victims.
KBS1's programs: "Secret of Birth" ,"Real Experience of The World" and the drama "Love through Song" was postponed .
KBS2's music program "Music Bank" planned to air on the 18th was canceled. However, drama "Golden Cross" and "Palpitating Romance" will air as scheduled.
MBC's programs "Zero" ,"Shining Romance" ,"Mother's Garden" ,"The Real Story" ,"Radio Star" had been delayed

See G.NA on the Set of the “Pretty Lingerie” MV Feat. Otani Ryohei

Singer G.NA recently released some stills from the set of the music video for her new single, “Pretty Lingerie,” featuring Otani Ryohei and Kim Min Kyo, increasing anticipation from fans as to what kind of scenario will play out with the three personalities in the music video.

Kim Min Kyo is currently appearing in tvN’s “SNL Korea,” and Otani Ryohei has appeared in various dramas and TV shows such as “Gu Family Book” and “The Chaser.”

G.NA, originally supposed to release the teaser for her music video today, has postponed its release in respect for the current situation regarding the ferry that sunk off the coast of South Korea yesterday morning (April 16).

(See: All Comebacks Delayed (Block B, T-ara’s Jiyeon, G

“The Mafia Begins”, starring Son Ho-joon and possibly Ham Eun-jeong

T-ara member Ham Eun-jeong might come back with the movie "The Mafia Begins".

Actor Son Ho-joon has confirmed a spot already in the movie but Ham Eun-jeong is trying to take her time to make up her mind.

If she does decide to go along with the movie, it will be her first movie comeback in 3 years since "White: The Melody of the Curse".

"The Mafia Begins" is a series of the 2001 movie "The Mafia" which led to 2005 movie "The Mafia 2" and 2007 "The Mafia 3".

Lee Jang-woo and Son Ho-joon have confirmed cast and Lee Jang-woo will takes on the role of Gye Doo-sik which was Jeong Joon-ho and Lee Seong-jae's usual role. Son Joon-ho takes on the role of Kim Sang-doo, previously played by Jeong Woong-in and Kim Seong-min

T-ara’s Eunjung Set to Make Movie Return Alongside Lee Jang Woo

T-ara member Eunjung is set to star in a forthcoming movie entitled “Dusabu Begins”, to be directed by Park Sung Gyoon.

A spokesperson for the filmmakers confirmed the story, saying, “Eunjung has been cast in a major role. Also appearing in the movie will be actors Lee Jang Woo, Son Ho Jun, as well as many others.”

The film is the latest installment in a series that began in 2001 with the movie “My Boss, My Hero”, starring Jang Jun Ho. The series continued with “My Boss, The Teacher” in 2006, which was followed by “The Mafia, The Salesman” a year later. “Dusabu Begins” will begin production in summer.

The upcoming movie will not be Eunjung’s first screen appearance. She has previously starred in several dramas and movies, including “Coffee House” and “Dream House”, as well as the 2011 horror film “White: The Melody of the Curse

All Comebacks Delayed Due to Ferry Tragedy

Due to the ferry tragedy that occurred on April 16, many comebacks, debuts, and album releases planned for this week and next have been delayed. Artists Block B, T-ara’s Jiyeon, G.NA, Fiestar, Lena Park, and Junggigo have officially announced that their various music releases have been pushed back indefinitely out of respect for the tragedy that has gripped the nation and its citizens.

Block B’s agency, Seven Seasons, announced through its official Twitter account that “Block B’s new single release has been delayed.” It explained, “We have judged that the current situation and the members’ hearts do not fit the fun atmosphere of their comeback title track ‘Jackpot,‘ so we have decided to push back the single release.”

Block B had planned to release the “Jackpot” single later today after releasing the music video on April 15

South Korean Entertainment Industry Halts Programming And Events In Wake Of Ferry Tragedy

A day after the a South Korean ferry carrying hundreds of people sank 11 miles off the country"s coast, the Korean Entertainment industry has decided to halt programming and schedules while the search continues for the 290 missing passengers.

Shock and horror has rattled the nation as citizens mourn one of the most tragic peacetime disasters in recent South Korean history.The ferry, bound for the southern island of Jeju, sank on Wednesday carrying 475 people, including 325 students and 14 teachers from Danwon High School, only 170 of whom have been accounted for so far.

In light of recent events, many major players in the Korean entertainment industry have put their schedules on hold as rescue efforts continue.

With the majority of South Korean broadcast networks focusing on the incident and its aftermath, entertainment programming will be cancelled for at least the next few days

T-ara’s Jiyeon Spoils 1 Minute 1 Second of MV Shooting for ‘Never Ever’

Taking her title song literally, T-ara’s Jiyeon released a spoiler video for her upcoming music video for Never Ever (Korean title: 1 Minute 1 Second).

The video was released on April 15, revealing Jiyeon and her back dancers performing on a set that was being rained on. True to the title, the video only showed one minute and one second worth of footage, which include Jiyeon taking a break to eat a meal.

Jiyeon will release her solo song, Never Ever April 30. The next teaser will be released April 18.



Photo Credit: Core Contents Media.

Upcoming Movie ‘Doosaboo Begins’To Feature T-ARA’s Eunjung

A possible casting role for T-ara"s Eunjung as the star is said to be in talks with her role for upcoming movie "Doosaboo Begins".

According to her agency, Core Contents Media, one of its representative told to Newsen on April 15, "Although it is true that [Eunjung] received the scenario and casting offer for "Doosaboo Begins", her casting has not been confirmed yet."


"Doosaboo Begins" was the fourth film in the series which following "My Boss, My Hero" (2001), "My Boss, My Teacher" (2005), and "The Mafia, The Salesman" (2007). Lee Jang Woo and Son Ho Joon were also reported to be in the middle of a talk when it comes to their role for the movie "Doosaboo Begins", it will be directed by Park Sung Kyun, and said to be hitting up this summer!


Are you excited for this movie project for Eunjung? 

Jiyeon gets fans excited with ’1MIN 1SEC’ MV spoiler clip

T-ara”s Jiyeon has released the dramatic spoiler for her upcoming music video for “1MIN 1 SEC” (“Never Ever“)!

Core Contents Media previously stated, “The teaser video is different from the former teaser video with its more eye-catching scenes and a side of Jiyeon you weren’t able to see when she was promoting as T-ara.”

She asked in one of the preview cuts, “What do you think of during 1 min 1 sec,” leaving fans to wonder what that could mean. Stay tuned for the official MV teaser on April 17 and her debut with “1MIN 1SEC” by Duble Sidekick and choreography handled by Bae Yoon Jung on the 30th.

What do you think of the spoiler?

T-ara’s Eunjung considers to join new movie ‘Doosaboo Begins’

T-ara”s Eunjung is in talks to star in the upcoming movie “Doosaboo Begins“.

A Core Contents Media rep told Newsen on April 15, “Although it is true that [Eunjung] received the scenario and casting offer for “Doosaboo Begins”, her casting has not been confirmed yet.”

“Doosaboo Begins” is the fourth film in the series following “My Boss, My Hero” (2001), “My Boss, My Teacher” (2005), and “The Mafia, The Salesman” (2007). Lee Jang Woo and Son Ho Joon are also in casting talks for the film. ”Doosaboo Begins”, which will be directed by Park Sung Kyun, is set to crank in this summer!