Officials of DSP Media disclosed on November 29, "Kang Jiyoung has been confirmed to play the leading female role in 'Rainbow Rose' and is currently filming for the drama in Korea. Filming began in early November but we were cautious about confirming details because the female lead could have changed at any point."
The representative K-Pop groups of the Korean wave, SNSD, Kara, and DBSK have been confirmed to attend NHK's "62nd Kōhaku Uta Gassen!" On November 29, Japan's Sankei Sports revealed, "SNSD, Kara, and DBSK have been added to the line up for the ceremony. This will be the very first time that the two girl groups attend at the same time."
SBS Sunday variety “Running Man” takes to foreign shores once again to shoot a special episode. This time, the “Running Man” team brought the game to Hong Kong, with Lee Min Jung and frequent guest Jung Yong Hwa. “Running Man” has thus far had featured episodes shot in Thailand and China. The Hong Kong episode is scheduled to air on December 11.
Photographer Cho Sei Hon continues in his annual “Letters to Angels” campaign. Now on its ninth year, the yearly charity enlists celebrities to pose with orphans, who the photographer calls “angels,” for an exhibit that promotes domestic adoption. This year’s roster includes 2NE1, 2PM’s Nichkhun, BEAST’s Doojun, Yoseob and Dongwoon, CN Blue, Choi Ji Woo, Park Shi Hoo, Kim Hye Soo, Lee Min Ho and S...
The seven members of Pledis Boys have been earning much attention even before they've made their official debut thanks to their handsome looks. Recently, Pledis Boys discovered that fans had already launched their very first fancafe!
Jay Park and Moon Hee Jun made an appearance on KBS “National Talk Show Hello” on November 28 and briefly talked about their “inferiority complexes.” On the show, they listened to one of the viewers who complained about her small mouth that had a 3cm width. After hearing her story, the show’s hosts went around asking guests about their “inferiority complexes.”
Actress Lee Yeon Hee is garnering attention for her “Joinus” photo shoot. The revealed photo shoot photo shows the trendy actress with a chic all-black office look. The frozen igloo in the background set a foreign feel and harmonized well with Lee Yeon Hee’s doll-like beauty while still portraying wintery glamor.
“Full House 2” leads No Min Woo and Hwang Jung Eum were spotted at the Incheon International Airport departing for Japan over the weekend. The two stars attracted attention not only for their impeccable fashion but more for their both wearing all-black outfits, giving a “couple look” vibe.
MAMA is on everyone’s mind! The 2011 MAMA Awards ceremony was held in the Singapore Indoor Stadium on November 29. K-Pop and America’s music royalty walked the red carpet and hit the stage
Actresses Son Ye Jin and So Yoo Jin are garnering attention for their past photo. A photo was recently uploaded on an online community website with the title: “Son Ye Jin and So Yoo Jin Ten Years Ago.” In the revealed photo the two actresses are posing with fellow co-actors, So Ji Sub and Jung Jun.
After School's Jooyeon was previously admitted to the hospital for acute nephritis after experiencing pain after rehearsing for an awards show on November 21. Fortunately, it has just been revealed that she has recovered enough to be discharged and return to the group's activities.
SM Entertainment recently announced that SNSD will continue their 3rd album promotions until March of 2012 with a brand new follow up track, "Mr. Taxi". The girls made an official comeback this October with their 3rd album title track, "The Boys". From December onwards, SNSD will conclude performances for "The Boys" and begin promoting their follow up track, "Mr. Taxi".
It looks like Wonder Girls Sun Ye is a headline making machine! Last week on the November 22 episode of “Strong Heart,” she revealed that she was in a relationship, and this week she stated that she wanted to die and made a very bad mistake while she was as trainee. Sun Ye was discovered in elementary school through SBS’ “JYP’s Elite Training Project,” and she said that “during my long trainee day...
More than 170 press members came to cover the the press conference for “2011 MAMA (Mnet Music Asian Music Awards).” SNSD and Super Junior did not attend any MAMA events in the past three years (first appearance for SuJu) due to the conflict between SM Entertainment and the show’s host, Mnet.
Kim Hyun Joong revealed that he has been cast in a new drama and will return to acting early next year. At the press conference for the 2011 MAMA, Kim Hyun Joong was flooded with questions from foreign media, reflecting his popularity in overseas markets.