We heard Big Bang was shooting a TV commercial in Gwanghwamun Plaza this morning for the Visit Korea Year Campaign, so we made sure to run over there to snap some pictures for all of you Soompiers! When we showed up, the boys were already on stage and getting ready to perform their little jingle for the cameras. After one shoot, they went downstairs and to the back, presumably to do some intervi...
JYJ Jaejoong’s agency stated on April 20 that “Song Ji Hyo and Jaejoong are confirmed for the upcoming film “The Jackal Is Coming.” Currently they finished their first script reading, and the first filming day will be early May.
The new girl group, TAHITI's member Ji Soo is garnering a lot of attention because she resembles the actress Han Ga In.
Infinite released their second Japanese single "Be Mine" on April 18. On the day of its release, "Be Mine" was immediately ranked at the second place on Oricon Daily Chart with 28,192 copies sold. "Be Mine" was originally released in Korea in 2011 and Infinite won first place on music ranking shows with the song.
Team "Trend Factory" won the Big Bang dance cover competition "FANTASTIC 1." The decision was made based on online voting poll as well as each members of Big Bang's judgement. Trend Factory successfully parodied and portrayed props and each Big Bang members' facial expressions in their cover music video of "Fantastic Baby" and received many compliments from both Netizens and Big Bang.
American action star Bruce Willis had some good words to say about Lee Byung Hun, his co-star in the upcoming blockbuster movie, “G.I. Joe: Retaliation.” In an interview with MTV, Willis talked about his role in the movie and the chemistry with the rest of the cast. After praising Adrianne Palicki, who plays LADY Jane in the flim, Willis lauded Lee Byung Hun’s action scenes as Storm Shadow.
On the most recent episode of onStyle's "Golden 12," Lee Hyori and friends participated in an overnight temple stay. The semple Stay offers individuals a chance to live the lives of monks at a buddhist temple for a certain period of time. Lee Hyori and friends gathered around a camp fire to make a wish by writing down their wishes on pieces of paper and burning them in the fire.
The Super Junior world tour, "Super Show 4," that is going to be held at the Tokyo Dome for a couple days, May 12 and May 13, is sold out. On April 19, Super Junior's Ryeowook wrote a message through his twitter about how the show was sold out. He wrote, "'Tokyo Dome," even until yesterday we said..Super Junior's exclusive performance. Wow! We heard that it's sold out. I feel choked up. Thank you....
Recently, a con artist got indicted for fraud. On April 20, the Supreme Prosecutor’s Office stated that Mr. Park (Aged 31) claimed that he was making a DVD where Jang Geun Suk would make an appearance. The Supreme Prosecutor’s Office stated on, “He claimed that he was producing a compilation DVD where Jang Geun Suk would make an appearance. He said that if one invested in the venture, that they wo...
Recently, pictures of Davcihi’s Kang Min Kyung in Supernova’s MV for “Stupid Love” are gaining attention because her breasts look larger than past pictures. An online community board recently put up the pictures comparing Kang Min Kyung with the title, “Kang Min Kyung’s past body which is a bit different from hers now.”
On April 19, Park Jin Young (JYP) gave an update on his new single and also hinted at a possible 2PM album sometime in the summer. Through his personal Twitter page, JYP wrote in English, “After finishing Wonder Girls US album, finally finished the Wonder Girls Korean 1st single! Also a quick surprise for 2PM fans this summer~!”
As we reported before, T-ara’s Hyomin and Jiyeon asked through twitter to come up with the name for the new girl group for Core Contents Media. 10 people that gave the best names were given a signed photo book. Nearly 37,500 different names were given. Well, it looks like the girl group will now be known as “Gang Kids.”
“DORA DORA” is scheduled to drop on April 25. On the same day, U-Kiss will be making their comeback performances on “M! Countdown Hello Japan – M! Countdown One Asia Tour.”
TVXQ had over 550,000 fans come see them on their Japan tour. A representative from their agency, SM Entertainment, said, "With the 'Live Tour 2012 - TONE' that started in January, they drew in about 550,000 people."
Lee Seung Gi was clearly the winner for a day among actors Hyun Bin, So Ji Sub, Kwon Sang Woo, and Jo In Sung! In order to promote “Korea” Ha Ji Won made a brief appearance on the April 19 episode of KBS 2TV’s “Happy Together 3.”