Choung Kyung-ho meets 500 fans in Japan on Sunday

Aug 09 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

ChoungKyung ho

Korean actor Choung Kyung-ho held his first-ever fan meeting in Japan over the weekend, meeting with some 500 fans at the event, according to his agency N.O.A Entertainment on Monday. A press release from N.O.A. announced that the actor held the event titled "Choung Kyung-ho 1st Fanmeeting in Tokyo" at the IMA Hall on August 8, where he sang "Speci...

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"Bread" keeps drawing in more viewers, takes 6th win on TV

Aug 09 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Bread, Love and Dreams

KBS' drama "Bread, Love and Dreams" maintained the top spot on weekly TV charts once again, drawing in high viewership ratings for the sixth consecutive week. Figures from TNmS (Total National Multimedia Statistics) and AGB Nielsen Media Research revealed that the No. 1 show in the country brought in ratings of 43.5 percent and 40 percent, respecti...

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"The Man From Nowhere" soars to top of local box office

Aug 09 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

The Man From Nowhere

Korean action flick "The Man From Nowhere" made its debut atop local box office charts during the weekend of August 6 to 8, pushing Hollywood pic "Salt" down the charts. According to the Korean Box Office System (KOBIS) on Monday, "Man," which opened in local theaters on August 4, attracted 702,631 moviegoers, which amounts to 5.4 billion won, over...

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INTERVIEW Actress Kim Ha-neul

Aug 06 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Actress Kim Ha-neul

10: At the last press conference for "Road No. 1," you had said you don't know whether you'd be able to pull off the role of your character Soo-yeon but once the drama started, it felt as if I was watching an angel.Kim Ha-neul: She's full of love. And she knows how to love.10: It's to the extent that it seems transcendental. You embrace characters ...

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REVIEW TV series "Bad Boy" - Final episode

Aug 06 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Bad Boy

"Bad Boy" - Final episode (SBS TV, 9:55 PM) "Where am I heading toward -- heaven or hell?" The narration, spoken by character Gun-wook (played by Kim Nam-gil) as he fell into the water in the first episode, was repeated at the last moment of his life which eventually ended with a suicide. However, the person who ruled the world of "Bad Boy" was a...

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Park Si-yeon turns creative director for U.S. fashion brand

Aug 06 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Park Si-yeon

Korean actress Park Si-yeon will be taking on the role as a creative director for U.S. fashion brand TOUCH, according to U.S.-based Korean fashion company Moeim Style. Moeim Style announced in a press release that the actress, as creative director, will be overseeing the entire planning process, from design to distribution to production, of the bra...

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"Bread, Love and Dreams" smashes 40 precent mark

Aug 06 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Bread, Love and Dreams

KBS' baking drama "Bread, Love and Dreams" drew in more audiences this week, breaking the 40 percent mark on both TV charts for the first time since airing in early June. Figures from TNmS (Total National Multimedia Statistics) on Friday revealed that "Bread" scored ratings of 42.5 percent on August 4 and rose by 1.9 percent the next night, making ...

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Kim Bum attracts thousands to fan event in Thailand

Aug 05 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kim Bum

Korean actor Kim Bum, who is currently holding a fan tour throughout Asia, met with his fans in Thailand last week, according to his agency King Kong Entertainment on Thursday. King Kong announced in a press release that Kim held a press conference attended by some 3,000 fans and reporters at Siam Paragon in Bangkok on July 30 and signed autographs...

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PREVIEW SBS TV series "My Girlfriend Is Gumiho"

Aug 05 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SBS TV series MyGirlfriend Gumiho

What to expect from, or worry about, Lee Seung-gi, Shin Min-ah and the Hong sisters Press conference for SBS TV series "My Girlfriend Is Gumiho" 'The Hong Sisters' are back. They joined hands with Lee Seung-gi, the so-called 'man of 100 percent viewership rating' while Shin Min-ah, who is 'not just a coffee' [as she is described in her recent T...

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PHOTO Lee Seung Shin Min-ah attends "Gumiho" press conference

Aug 05 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Gumiho

Actress Shin Min-ah poses during a photo session of a press conference for upcoming SBS TV series "My Girlfriend Is Gumiho" held at SBS' headquarters in Seoul's Mok-dong district of Seoul, South Korea on August 4, 2010

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Actress Park Si-yeon's Song Picks

Aug 05 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Park Si-yeon's

There are many words in this world which can be used to describe a beautiful woman but the adjective which probably best suits actress Park Si-yeon is 'alluring.' The clean-cut contour of her face and deep eyes which became known first through her participation in the Miss Korea competition in 2000 and then a cosmetics commercial, continues to reta...

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Choung Kyung-ho to hold first meet and greet in Japan

Aug 05 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Choung Kyung

Korean actor Choung Kyung-ho will hold a meet and greet for the first time in Japan this Sunday, according to his agency N.O.A Entertainment on Thursday.N.O.A. announced in a press release that Choung will hold his first Japan fan meeting on August 8 at the IMA Hall located in Tokyo. The actor plans on performing a song, unveil never-before-seen fo...

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Han Ji-hye to wed prosecutor in September

Aug 05 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Han Ji-hye

Top Korean actress Han Ji-hye will get married to her prosecutor boyfriend in September, according to her agency on Thursday.Through a press release, Trophy Entertainment announced that the 26-year-old actress will wed her boyfriend of almost two years, at a hotel in Hawaii on September 21.The boyfriend, whose name has been unidentified, is six yea...

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Korean drama "Minamishineyo" scores top rating in Japan

Aug 05 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Minamishineyo

Popular Korean TV series "Minamishineyo," currently airing on Japanese public network Fuji TV, has scored the highest viewership rating amongst shows broadcast in the same timeslot.The show's promoter Market Insight announced in a press release on Thursday that the 11th episode of "Minamishineyo" broadcast on August 3, posted a rating of 6.9 percen..

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Han Hye-jin holds first fan meeting in Japan

Aug 04 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Han Hye-jin

Korean actress Han Hye-jin held her first fan meeting in Japan last weekend, according to her agency Namoo Actors on Wednesday. Namoo announced in a press release that Han met with some 700 local fans at the fan meeting, held July 25 at the Ion Cosmetics Theater 'BRAVA' in Osaka.The actress opened the event with a piano performance of famed compose...

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INTERVIEW Actor Won Bin

Aug 04 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Actor Won Bin

There are actors other than Won Bin who are good-looking. But very few can make one think during an interview, 'How could a human being be so good-looking?' And there are even less actors who can melt in the appeal their looks has into their acting. Won Bin in film "The Man from Nowhere" is such an actor.Him appearing as the man who lives next door...

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Diane Birch says "seems like artists sing with their heads"

Aug 04 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Diane Birch

Diane Birch, born in 1983, garnered attention as the next generation singer-songwriter as soon as she released her debut album "Bible Belt" in 2008. Of course, her model-like appearance and New York sense of fashion style played a part to it as well, but so did her childhood which she spent traveling to many countries such as Africa and Australia b...

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Kang Ji-hwan says will act in musical "Cafe In" Japan show

Aug 04 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kang Ji-hwan

Actor Kang Ji-hwan, producer of upcoming musical "Cafe In," has said he will take part in the production also as a member of the cast when it shows in Japan.Kang made the remark during a press conference for the musical in Seoul on Tuesday, saying he will be the producer for the show's run in Korea but both producer and actor for its run in Japan.K...

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PHOTO Kang Ji-hwan attends "Cafe In" press conference

Aug 04 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kang Ji-hwan

Actor Kang Ji-hwan waves during a press conference for musical "Cafe In" held at Art One Theater in Seoul, South Korea on August 3, 2010Actor Kang Ji-hwan takes his seat at a press conference for musical "Cafe In" held at Art One Theater in Seoul, South Korea on August 3, 2010

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