Soompi Daily Digest – Apr. 13th, 2011


Here we bring a daily run-through of our top stories for each day. It’ll serve as your daily digest for all things KPOP!

Top Stories of the Day:

1)     SS501 Kim Kyu Jong follows in footsteps of DBSK Yoonho for lead role in musical “Goong” (

SS501 Kim Kyu Jong has been cast in the musical “Goong,” which will be shown in Japan from June 11th to July 1st.

2)     Yong Hwa’s love confession to Seo Hyun? (

Jung Yong Hwa screams “Seo Hyun, I love you!” in next week’s trailer of SBS “Strong Heart”

3)     “2011 K-Pop Idols Festival” coming to Peru in July! (

Find out more information about this year’s “Korean Pop Idols Festival” to be held in Peru.

4)     Jay Park releases new mini album teaser poster (

Jay Park’s teaser poster for his upcoming mini album “Take a Deeper Look” was released today…sexy back anyone?

5)     Former rapper/singer Yoo Seung Jun’s new Chinese movie a success (

Remember Yoo Seung Jun? He’s become quite successful in China as a movie star!

6)     CN Blue is finally free from plagiarism allegations (

The Seoul Central District Court rules in favor of the composers of CN Blue’s debut track “I’m a Loner,” freeing the group from plagiarism accusations.

7)  T-ara Eun Jung and Qri’s first stills from KBS drama “King Geunchogo” released! (

Check out still cuts of T-ara Eun Jung and Qri’s first shooting for KBS drama “King Geunchogo.”

8)  Old school boy band Click-B is back! (

Click-B has returned for the first time in eight years with new digital single, “To Be Continued.”

9)  Former Fin.K.L member Sung Yuri back in high school? (

Sung Yuri transforms into a high school student for her new KBS drama “Romance Town.”

10)  G-Dragon’s adorable and playful photo (

G-Dragon shows off his fashion sense in a hot pink binni and scarf with shorts pants and long green socks!

Photo of the Day:

Rain in his air force uniform for upcoming movie “Red Muffler.” He’s starring in the movie with actress Shin Se Kyung…wonder if she’ll be wearing one of those uniforms as well?!

Tweet of the Day:

“With SK-W, Eun Si Hae has become ‘REAL’”Choi Siwon tweets this picture taken with fellow Super Junior members Eunhyuk and Dong Hae (therefore “Eun Shi Hae”)…it’s still unknown what “SK-W” stands for.

Quote of the Day:

Seohyun, I love you!”Yong Hwa screams into the screen in the preview of next week’s episode of SBS “Strong Heart.”

Release of the Day:

Jay Park finally releases teaser poster of his upcoming new album “Take a Deeper Look”

Best Person of the Day:

Tony Ahn breaks down in tears during an interview with MNet “Wide Entertainment News” on Apr. 13th as he said: “My father would have been really happy if he heard this song before he passed away. My father was very upset when I became a singer, but once I debuted, he became my biggest supporter. I’m sure he’s listening to my song from a better place.” Tony Ahn’s father passed away in January before the release of his new single “Top Star” earlier this month.