Popular Korean Film “Joint Security Area” to Hit the Small Screen

Popular Korean film “Joint Security Area” (2000), which starred Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun, and Lee Young Ae, will be produced by KBS as an eight-part drama to be released sometime this September. KBS is currently discussing the purchase of publication rights from Park Sang Yeon, the writer of the original novel, “DMZ,” that the story is based upon. “Joint Security Area” is a mystery thriller con...

15& Tops Gaon Digital Chart with “Can’t Hide It”

JYP‘s female duo 15&, consisting of Park Ji Min and Baek Ye Rin, are topping two of Gaon‘s charts with their latest single “Can’t Hide It.” They have placed number one on both the weekly digital chart and the digital download chart for the fourth week of April (April 13 ~ April 19). Akdong Musician came in at second with their single “200%,” a place do...

Girls’ Generation Member Sunny to Join Baekhyun, Onew, and Kyuhyun in “Singing...

Girls’ Generation member Sunny will be working alongside fellow agency artists Baekhyun (EXO), Onew (SHINee), and Kyuhyun (Super Junior) in the musical “Singing in the Rain.” She will play the main female role of Cathy, a character who dreams of becoming a musical actress. Sunny has been participating in practices for the musical since the first of this month, working hard to perfect her performan...

Lee Min Jung on the Series End of “Cunning Single Lady”

The staff of the MBC drama “Cunning Single Lady” recently posted a clip of their final episode filming on their official website.  In the drama, Lee Min Jung plays the role of Na Ae Ra, who fatefully runs into her ex-husband Cha Jung Wo at a mutual friend’s wedding. After deciding to apply as an intern at Cha Jung Woo’s company, their feelings for each other start to grow once more and they are fa...

Park Shin Hye and Oh Yeon Seo Also Donate to Support Sewol Ferry Relief Efforts

Actresses Park Shin Hye and Oh Yeon Seo have joined the cause to help families of victims from the Sewol ferry tragedy. On April 23, a representative from Korea Disaster Relief Association Hope Bridge revealed that Park Shin Hye donated 50 million won (about 50 thousand USD) to support Sewol ferry relief efforts and families of the victims. It seemed like she didn’t want many people to know becaus...

[Exclusive] Lunafly Reveals Wanting to Release a Spanish Album at Press Conference in Peru

The members of Lunafly were in Peru to do several activities in part of their Latin American tour earlier last week. On April 14, members Sam, Teo and Yun, joined by Brown Eyed Girls’ JeA, landed in Peru at 11:40pm (PET) and were welcomed by dozens of dedicated fans. JeA was so nice to approach the fans that were waiting for her at the airport and even made time to give out more than 50 autograp...

2AM’s Jo Kwon Asks Fans to Pray for Sewol Ferry Victims and Families

Male group 2AM recently held a concert in Japan and asked concertgoers to pray for the victims and family members of the Sewol ferry tragedy.  On April 23, 2AM performed at the “LIVE ARCH vol.10” event held at the Tokyo Dome city hall. On the day of their performance, 2AM members were dressed in black suits and performed, “One Spring Day,” “I Wonder If You Hurt Like Me,” and “You Wouldn’t Answer M...

Shim Eun Jin, Lee Hwa Sun, Han Ji Woo Draw Yellow Ribbons for Sewol Ferry Tragedy Victims

Actresses Shim Eun Jin, Lee Hwa Sun, and Han Ji Woo offered their prayers for the safe return of the missing persons who were involved in the Sewol Ferry tragedy which took place on April 16. On April 22, Shim Eun Jin tweeted, “I’ve been seeing pictures of yellow ribbons here and there and talks about its copyright issues, so I just drew one myself. You can take this picture and use it anyway you ...

Comeback Artist Yozoh Releases “Day Dream” MV

On April 24, CLEF Music released their new project, “Tiny Bits of Life Part 1” and launched their first artist Yozoh with the single, “Day Dream.”  “Day Dream” is sweet addictive song about the universal longing to stay in bed a little longer and keep dreaming.  Yozoh’s light and sweet vocals complement the acoustic accompaniment heard in “Day Dream.” Hong Jun Ho played the guitar for “Day D...

Kim Soo Hyun Donates 300 Million Won to Danwon High School

Actor Kim Soo Hyun will be donating 300 million won (approx. $290,000) to Danwon High School.  In order to offer his condolences and his support for the relief efforts, Kim Soo Hyun will be donating 300 million won to Danwon High School located in Ansan, Korea.  It has been reported Kim Soo Hyun requested the money to be used to help the families, friends, teachers, and schoolmates of the victims ...

Secret’s Han Sun Hwa Embraces Spring in Vogue Girl

Han Sun Hwa, part of four-member girl group Secret, recently participated in a pictorial for fashion magazine Vogue Girl. This is a stark contrast with her image in SBS drama “God’s Gift – 14 Days” where she took on the character Jenny who was a con-artist who exploits the confidence of men with her sex appeal. She was able to show her acting talents through this project. The concept for thi...

Lee Soo Hyuk to Join Seo In Guk in Upcoming Rom-Com “High School King”

Lee Soo Hyuk is joining the cast of the new tvN romantic comedy, “High School King,” which stars Seo In Guk and Lee Ha Na. He will be playing the role of Yoo Jin Woo, a director of management strategy, where he, to state the obvious, is the office crush of all the female employees. But apart from being the office eye-candy, his character also carries a more cynical side, one that remembers the pai...