Four-man band CNBlue is not only making waves in the music scene abroad but has spread their influence on educational material. Local news agencies picked up on a photo circulating in the Internet of vocalists and guitarists Jung Yong Hwa and Lee Jong Hyun, drummer Kang Min Hyuk and bassist Lee Jung Shin in a Thai textbook.
Chun Jung Myung is a newly minted Hallyu actor. According to reports from local news agencies, Chun Jung Myung is cast in a Chinese drama as the main character. For this piece of work, the actor is expected to shine in the spotlight as the focus will be on him and his talents.
MBC’s “The Greatest Love” gets another life as the drama is set to go back on air. According to reports in local news agencies, the 2011 drama starring Gong Hyo Jin and Cha Seung Won is slated for a rerun on MBC as a daily special.
Big Bang once again proved their popularity when they paralyzed the streets of Japan. Local news agencies reported on a photo taken of Big Bang on a visit to a restaurant in Japan. The picture made the rounds of the Internet.
Ha Ji Won shows off her own “honey thighs” in a new still from her film “Korea.” In the film, the actress plays Hyeon Jung Hwa, a South Korean table tennis player in the early 1990s, who also had a stint as a model for cosmetics at that time.
Jang Geun Suk’s fans sent their support to him in the form of food. On May 10, the actor shared photos of the fans’ gifts on his personal Twitter account (@AsiaPrince_JKS) along with the comment, “You’re seeing a feast! This time, a whopping 100 servings! Oh so yummy. Thank you.”
Infinite is set to appear in one of Japan’s most popular music programs. According to reports in local news agencies, the seven-member all-male group is slated to perform in Fuji TV’s “Music Fair” show. The show’s web site announced Infinite’s appearance will be on May 12.
“A Gentleman’s Dignity” cast member Kim Soo Ro teased fans and viewers with a glimpse of what the drama’s poster could look like. On May 7, the actor tweeted, “Expect these four people! I think these are the best pictures. I’m proud to publish it.” Along with his Twitter post are photos taken at the poster shooting.
Despite forming a sub-unit group, Girls’ Generation TaeTiSeo said the whole group has remained close. Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon, Tiffany and Seohyun recently spoke to local news agency Osen and opened up about the recent developments in their groups and activities.
Hollywood actress Jessica Alba revealed her admiration of Korean cinema. The global celebrity appeared in an episode of tvN’s “Baek Ji Yeon’s People Inside,” and showed her regard for Korean films and for director Park Chan Wook.