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CNBLUE Postpones Busan Concert in Respect to the Sewol Ferry Accident

 CNBLUE postponed their upcoming May 26 Busan concert in respect to the recent Sewol ferry accident. According to a representative, FNC Entertainment and the band had decided to push back the date of the Busan concert in order to send their condolences towards the victims and families affected by the ferry tragedy. In regards to the change in concert date, a representative of the concert hall said...

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SBS and KBS Cancel Production Presentations for Upcoming Dramas

On April 22 SBS announced, “We have decided to cancel the production presentation which was scheduled to take place on April 23 and 24. We ask for your understanding.” The production presentation for SBS’ weekend drama, “Glorious Day” was supposed to take place on April 23, and the production presentation for the new Wednesday – Thursday drama, “You’re All Surrounded” was supposed to take place on...

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Mnet Producing a New ‘Blind’ Singer Survival Show

Cable channel Mnet will be making a call for the country’s best vocalists to participate in a singing survival show. On April 22, an Mnet official said in a phone call with MBN Star, “Mnet is producing a new show called ‘Battle of Master Vocalists’ (working English title), where the best vocalists from different genres will come together and compete.” They continued, “We’re in the process of casti...

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“Endless Love” Starring Hwang Jung Eum and Cha In Pyo Holds First Script Readi...

The new SBS drama “Endless Love” has completed their first script reading. A representative from the production company StoryTV announced that the “Endless Love” cast came together on April 15th for the first script reading. Hwang Jung Eum, Cha In Pyo, Ryu Soo Young, and Jung Woong In were some of the cast members who were present. Producer Lee Hyun Jik (“Warrior Baek...

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Sangchu Returns to Duty After Being Released From Hospital

Rapper Sangchu of Mighty Mouth returned to his military duty after completing his medical treatment. A representative from the Armed Force Medical Command revealed that Sangchu was released from military hospital on April 8th and has since returned to his unit. This representative added that Sangchu has finished all his treatments and is currently carrying out his duties normally. Previously, Sang...

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Salvation Army Explains How Celebrity Donations Will Be Used to Aid Sewol Ferry Rescue Ope...

The money donated to Salvation Army by numerous celebrities will be used to create relief kits. A representative from Korea’s Salvation Army has announced that they are in the process of making relief kits, which will include basic toiletries, socks, pillows, blankets, sleeping bags and other necessities. So far, celebrities like Ha Ji Won, Song Seung Hun, Ryu Hyun Jin, Jo Sang Wook, Jung Il...

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Choi Jin Hyuk Looking Over Role in MBC’s “Fated to Love You”

Actor Choi Jin Hyuk is looking over a role in a new MBC Wednesday – Thursday drama titled, “Fated to Love You” as his next project. On April 23, a rep of Choi Jin Hyuk’s agency, Red Brick House, stated, “He has received an offer for a role in ‘Fated to Love You’ and is looking over the role optimistically.” “Fated to Love You” is a remake of the 2008 Taiwanese drama. It is a romantic comedy that p...

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V.O.S Member Choi Hyun Joon to Get Married

Male group V.O.S member Choi Hyun Joon is getting married. On April 23, A representative of Choi Hyun Joon’s agency, Star Empire Entertainment, confirmed, “Choi Hyun Joon will be walking down the aisle at a wedding hall located in Daechi-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul on May 18. The details of the wedding, including the officiant, MC, and the guest singer, have not been confirmed yet.” The rep added, “It...

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EXO’s Baekhyun in His First Musical, Joined by Super Junior’s Kyuhyun and SHIN...

Following the news that EXO member Luhan is taking on his first acting role through a Chinese fantasy film, there is another casting news for fellow member Baekhyun! Baekhyun has been cast in his first musical, titled “Singin’ in the Rain.” It is produced by SM Entertainment and it is the first musical that SM Entertainment (through SM C&C) has produced. The musical is based ...

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EXO Member Luhan to Take On First Acting Role in Chinese Fantasy Film

EXO member Luhan is venturing into the acting world! On April 23, Chinese media reported that Luhan was cast in the Chinese movie “Mid-Twenties” (working English title) alongside Wilson Chen and Zi-Shan Yang, among others, and this news was also confirmed with SM Entertainment. According to the report, “Mid-Twenties” is a fantasy movie about a 70-something-year-old woman who suddenly returns to he...

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“You’re All Surrounded” Actor Cha Seung Won Makes Donation to Ferry Disa...

Cha Seung Won, star of hit drama “The Greatest Love”, has pledged 100 million won (roughly US$96,300) to a charity committed to helping the families and victims of the Sewol ferry disaster.  The actor’s donation was received by the Community Chest of Korea. A spokesperson for the charity said that the money would be used to provide valuable support for survivors and the families of the victims.  C...

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Gil Apologizes for His Drunk Driving Incident

It was reported earlier that member of Lessang, Gil (Gil Sung Joon) was caught drunk driving and his license was canceled. On April 23, Gil was driving his Mercedes Benz G63 AMG on the Yanghwa Bridge near Hapjeong Station when he was caught drunk driving by the police.   Gil’s agency, Leessang Company, released an official statement of apology on April 23 saying, “Gil is currently reflecting deepl...

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Dynamic Duo’s Choiza to Possibly Join “The Human Condition 2″ Cast

After filling in for Kim Giri on the recording of “The Human Condition 2,” Choiza of hip-hop group Dynamic Duo is currently in talks to be a recurring member on the KBS variety show. Representative from KBS has said that although Choiza filled in for Kim Giri, they are still considering numerous factors before bringing him on as a recurring member. Choiza replaced Kim Giri on the first...

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Han Ju Wan and Jeon Hye Bin Cast in Leading Roles for “The Joseon Shooter,” Jo...

The upcoming KBS drama “The Joseon Shooter” has finalized the actors for its four lead roles. According to a broadcast official on April 23, the four actors will be Lee Jun Ki, Nam Sang Mi, Han Ju Wan, and Jeon Hye Bin, to be involved in a four-way love line. “The Joseon Shooter” tells the story of Park Yoon Kang (Lee Jun Ki), who puts down his sword and learns to shoot in order to take revenge fo...

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