South Korea’s biggest movie stars come together to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Cinematheque, a nonprofit organization promoting artistic, cultural and educational cinema to the mass.
ZE:A’s Siwan is taking to his blossoming acting career, after receiving a lot of attention as Hea Yeom in the hit drama “The Moon that Embraces the Sun.” The young acting idol is currently actively preparing for his role in “The Equator Man,” set for a mid-March premiere on KBS. Shots of Siwan and his co-star Lee Hyun Woo during the script reading were recently released to the public.
"Severely" from FT Island is Song of the Week on tonight’s Mnet “M! Countdown.” Performances from FT Island, Se7en, K.Will, miss A, John Park, Block B, Sweet Sorrow, Miryo, B.A.P, Dal Shabet, EXID, Stellar, Brave Girls, WE, Jiggy Dogg, Take Hyun and Six Bomb.
BEAST gets a warm welcome from their Chinese fans ahead of the six-member group’s visit to the country. BEAST’s special music video for “Mystery,” off their 2009 debut mini-album, reached the top of China’s music web site Yineutai.com K-Pop video charts recently.
Ratings winner “The Moon that Embraces the Sun” has hit an even bigger milestone. According to reports from local news agencies, the broadcasting rights of the MBC drama has been sold to seven Asian countries at a record-high price.
Block B, who has been under a lot of scrutiny due to their behavior during an interview in Thailand, has released a video of apology to their fans in Thailand. The video, which was subtitled in Korean, English and Thai shows the members with somber expressions and with their heads bowed.
John Park’s debut mini-album “Knock” is topping the music charts. “Knock,” released on February 22, is composed of five songs, all of which ranked among the top ten on Daum and Naver’s real-time music charts.On the day of the album’s release, John Park and Big Bang battled it out for the number one spot on those two charts, recording number one in Naver, and number one in Daum, respectively.
Girl group Brave Girls picked idol boy bands as their competition. Brave Girls had their showcase for their new mini album "Re-Issue" on February 22 at 4PM. The girl group said, “We think that we should compete with boy bands now. Our fans even noted that they should start calling us ‘oppa’ (older male) from now on.”
Tiger JK and Brian are planning to hold a joint stage together! Tiger JK was the lyricist and was also featured in Brian’s new single “Let This Die.” Although the collaboration was big news, the two have yet to perform together. Fans began to request a joint performance together. Despite Tiger JK’s busy schedule, the hip-hop star showed loyalty to Brian and fans by joining Brian on stage.
Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon is garnering a lot of attention for her stunning dress at the “1st Gaon Charts K-Pop Awards,” held yesterday, February 22 at the Hanam Blue Square Samsung Card Hall. She wore a beautiful white dress from wedding dress designer SPOENSHA, catching everyone’s eye.
Tony An, the former H.O.T member who opened up an entire slew of boy bands to follow, is returning to his roots as an idol group member. On February 23, Star News reported that Tony An will join Smash as one of their members starting from their new album due out in March. He will promote with the group as well, making Smash a six-member group now. Tony An is also the main producer of the album.
Earlier today, SBS unveiled a video from the poster shoot for SBS’s “Rooftop Prince,” featuring leads JYJ’s Park Yoochun and Han Ji Min, on its official homepage. The two actors transformed into their characters and portrayed a couple in love. In the video, Han Ji Min gives Yoochun a backhug, hangs onto his shoulders, and smiles into his eyes.
Girl group SNSD member, Taeyeon, hurt her toenail during an awards ceremony. The singer was an MC along with Joo Young Hoon for Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards at the Blue Square on February 22. During the ceremony, Joo Young Hoon revealed that Taeyeon was hurt.
A photo of new boy group NU'EST's Baekho helping out with the coal service was recently revealed. The photo is from the end of last year, when Pledis Entertinment participated in volunteering work at the coal service. On February 22, soon after the photo was released, the comment "Is it just me, or do I see actor Yoo Seung Ho in Baekho?" surfaced, which led to a series of responses comparing Baekh...
Kim Hyun Joong became the main TV model for Japanese esthetic brand “Slim Beauty House,” becoming only the second Korean celebrity to endorse a cosmetic brand in Japan. Jang Geun Suk is currently the model for “Esthetic TBC.”