"All About Marriage" finishes run on top of weekly TV charts

Dec 27 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

All About Marriage finishes run on top of weekly TV charts

KBS weekend series "All About Marriage" finished its run on top of the weekly TV charts during the third week of December, according to major research firms on Monday. Data by Total National Media Research (TNmS) on Monday revealed that "All About Marriage" scored an average viewership rating of 29.2 percent while recording a slightly higher rating...

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Lee Kyung-kyu wins grand prize at KBS Entertainment Awards

Dec 27 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Lee Kyung-kyu wins grand prize at KBS Entertainment Awards

Korean comedian Lee Kyung-kyu won the grand prize at the KBS Entertainment Awards held over the weekend. At the awards ceremony held at KBS' Open Hall on Saturday, Lee was awarded the top honor for his role as emcee of KBS variety show segment "What Makes A Man," part of entertainment program "Happy Sunday," which is one of the most-watched shows ...

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"Yellow Sea" takes top spot on weekend box office chart

Dec 27 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Yellow Sea takes top spot on weekend box office chart

Korean film "The Yellow Sea" emerged on top of Korea’s box office during the weekend of December 24 to 26, according to data by the Korean Box Office Information System (KOBIS) on Monday."The Yellow Sea," directed by Na Hong-jin and starring Ha Jung-woo, Kim Yun-seok and Jo Sung-ha, attracted 815,177 viewers during the past three days after op...

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Actor Gong Yoo’s song picks

Dec 24 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Actor Gong Yoo song picks

"It’s not easy to pick just a few," actor Gong Yoo remarked with a sigh as he unfolded the A4 paper filled with numerous names of musicians and albums. "Lucid Fall’s ‘Night At The Border’ is good but all of his albums are actually good and 'Greetings (Feat. Kim Yeon-woo)' in TOY’s 6th album 'Thank You' is the song I promised to sing on KBS ...

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[REVIEW] SBS TV series "The President" - Finale Episode

Dec 24 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

REVIEW SBS TV series The President - Finale Episode

Go back to the basics -- that was the phrase most frequently used in the final episode of SBS drama "The President." Tae-san (Cha In-pyo) who was at the crossroads of his political life mends his ways after talking with President Seo Hae-rim (Ko Hyun-jung) and then the former-president Baek Sung-min (Lee Soon-jae). However, the one that most need...

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Actress Kim Hyun-joo cast in new MBC drama

Dec 24 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Actress Kim Hyun-joo cast in new MBC drama

Actress Kim Hyun-joo will make her comeback to the small screen, after a year and eight month hiatus, in a new MBC weekend drama, according to her agency on Friday. Kim will play the lead female in the upcoming drama tentatively titled "Twinkle Twinkle," about a success story of a woman whose life is turned upside down due to someone else’s mistak...

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Son Ye-jin to hold birthday party with fans next year

Dec 24 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Son Ye-jin to hold birthday party with fans next year

Korean actress Son Ye-jin will celebrate her birthday with her fans next year, according to her official website and Facebook page. The actress, whose birthday is on January 23, will hold a birthday party with her fans as well as a meet-and-greet on January 11. The celebration will include a question and answer session with the fans and a special ....

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SBS "The President" ends run on top for 11th consecutive week

Dec 24 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SBS The President ends run on top for 11th consecutive week

SBS' TV series "The President," starring Ko Hyun-jung, Kwon Sang-woo and Cha In-pyo, ended its run at No. 1 for the 11th consecutive week in terms of viewership ratings, according to the findings of two major research firms on Friday. Total National Media Research (TNmS) on Friday revealed that SBS' TV series "The President," which shows the proces...

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Kim Yun-jin says took time to decide on another mother role

Dec 23 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

KimYun jin says took time decide another mother role

Korean actress Kim Yun-jin has said it took her a while to decide if she wanted to play another mother role.Kim made the remark on Thursday during a press conference for new thriller flick "Heartbeat" as she explained to reporters on how she made the decision to play the role Yeon-hee."I didn't choose this role thinking that I will be able to expre..

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Kim Gyu-ri to star in 3D horror film by "IRIS" director

Dec 23 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kim Gyu-ri to star in 3D horror film by IRIS director

Actress Kim Gyu-ri has been cast as the female lead in an upcoming 3D horror flick, according to film's producer EastSKY Film on Thursday.A press release by EastSKY Film announced that Kim will appear in a 3D horror film whose translated title is Gisaengryeong

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Han Chae-young in China to film new movie

Dec 23 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Han Chae-young in China to film new movie

Korean actor Han Chae-young flew into China over the weekend to begin filming a new movie."Han is currently in China for movie 'Big Deal.' She flew out last Saturday and is scheduled to continue working there until the end of January," a PR official from her agency BH Entertainment told 10Asia over the phone.Last month, BH announced that "Big Deal,...

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[REVIEW] "The Yellow Sea"

Dec 22 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Goo-nam (Ha Jung-woo) is heavy in debt yet he can’t get his hands off mah-jong. He is then approached by Myun-ga (Kim Yun-seok) who tells him he can start everything anew if he does her the favor of killing a certain person in Seoul. So that is how he takes off from Yanbian to the capital city of Korea, all to just accomplish that task. Meanwhile ..

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Kim Hyun-joong to be absent for "Naughty Kiss" event in Taiwan

Dec 22 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kim Hyun-joong to be absent for Naughty Kiss event in Taiwan

Singer and actor Kim Hyun-joon will be absent from the promotional event for "Naughty Kiss" in Taiwan.A PR official from his agency KEYEAST told 10Asia over the phone on Wednesday, "We were discussing Kim's appearance at the 'Naughty Kiss' promotional event on December 26 in Taiwan but we've decided he won't take part in it since he has some health

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Shindong and Park Gyu-lee to play voices for 3D animation pic

Dec 22 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Shindong and Park Gyu-lee to play voices for 3D animation pic

Shindong from boy band Super Junior and Gyu-lee from girl group Kara will lend their voices for American animation pic “Alpha and Omega (2010),” according to the film's local provider Pan Cinema on Wednesday. Pan Cinema announced in a press release that Shindong will play the voice of Humphrey, the omega-male and lowest rank of the wolf pack, whi...

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On-set photos revealed from upcoming medical drama "Sign"

Dec 22 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

On-set photos revealed from upcoming medical drama Sign

Several photos from upcoming SBS medical series "Sign," starring Park Shin-yang and Kim Ah-joong, have been revealed, according to producers GoldenThumb Pictures & Entertainment and Apollo Pictures on Wednesday. The producers released several pictures from the set of "Sign" featuring main character Yoon Ji-hoon (played by Park) performing an autops...

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Actor Kim Sung-min charged with using drugs

Dec 22 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Actor Kim Sung-min charged with using drugs

Prosecutors have charged actor Kim Sung-min with using methamphetamine and smoking marijuana.The Seoul Central Prosecutors' Office said Wednesday that Kim has been suspected of smuggling meth into Korea in April and September of 2008, as well as August of this year, from a local in Cebu of the Philippines through his underwear or travelling bag and...

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Song Gang-ho and Lee Na-young cast in new action film

Dec 22 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Song Gang-ho and Lee Na-young cast in new action film

Korean actors Song Gang-ho and Lee Na-young have been cast as the leads in a new film, according to the film’s promoter Opus Pictures on Wednesday. Opus Pictures announced through a press release that Song and Lee will co-star in a new action flick tentatively titled “Howling,” helmed by famed director Yoo Ha, which will crank in early next year...

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Actor Park Jae-jung takes off to China for promotion

Dec 22 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Actor Park Jae-jung will fly to China today to promote KBS daily TV series "You Are My Destiny," according to his agency Eyagi Entertainment.A press release by Eyagi stated Wednesday that the actor was invited to China by Anhui TV, one of the top provincial TV channels in China that is currently showing the drama co-starring Park and actress Yoona

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