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February 2010

Jang Keun-suk warns of fan tour ticket fraud

Jang Keun suk warns of fan tour

Korean actor Jang Keun-suk, set to kick off his fan tour in Asia next month, has asked fans to watch out for bogus tickets for the event.

PREVIEW MBC TV series The Man Called God

PREVIEW MBC TV series The Man

Some dramas make news just by the fact that it is being made into a drama. TV series "The Man Called God", based on the comic

[PHOTO] "God" female cast attend press conference

PHOTO God female cast attend

From left, actresses Han Chae-young, Yu In-young and Han Go-eun pose during a press conference for a new drama

"Slave Hunters" maintains grip on Wednesday and Thursday nights

Slave Hunters maintains grip on

Ratings for KBS2 drama "The Slave Hunters" continued to remain solid, surpassing the 30 percent mark

Kim Tae-hee denies rumors about film "Lump of Sugar 2"

Kim Tae hee denies rumors about

Top Korean actress Kim Tae-hee has denied recent rumors that she will be appearing in the film "Lump of Sugar 2", according to her agency and film producers

INTERVIEW Actress Min Ji ah

INTERVIEW Actress Min Ji ah

My name is Min Ji-ah. I used go by my birth name Kim Min-ju while appearing in short plays but someone told me it would be better for me if I use 'Min' as my last name so I did before starting shooting for "The Slave Hunters."

Sul Kyung-gu, Song Yuna sign with new agency together

Sul Kyung gu Song Yuna sign

Korean actor couple Sul Kyung-gu and actress Song Yuna have signed with talent powerhouse De Chocolate

"Smile, You" shoots outdoor wedding scene in the cold

Smile You shoots outdoor wed

One February day which feels about ten degrees below zero celcius, guests are filling up the front yard of "Seungri Car Center" where a biting wind is blowing from the nearby

PHOTO Kim Ha-neul attends MOU signing ceremony

PHOTO Kim Ha neul attends MOU signing

Actress Kim Ha-neul attends a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signing ceremony at Pucheon Fantastic Studio

"A Good Rain Knows" to close Korean film fest in L.A.

A Good Rain Knows to close Kore

Korean film "A Good Rain Knows," starring Korean actor Jung Woo-sung and Chinese actress Gao Yuanyuan, has been selected as the closing film for a Korean film festival to be held in Los

"Master of Study" proudly exits small screen

Master of Study proudly exits

KBS TV series "Master of Study" ended its run with a bang yesterday scoring the highest ratings the show has ever seen

Actress Han Ji-hye cast for new Chinese drama

Actress Han Ji hye cast

Korean actress Han Ji-hye has been tapped to play the lead female role in a new Chinese drama, according to her agency Yedang Entertainment on Wednesday.

PREVIEW KBS TV series "The Birth of the Rich"

PREVIEW KBS TV series The Birth

TV series "Master of Study" said that anyone can get into Cheonha University if he knows how to study. And the following drama "The Birth of the Rich"

REVIEW TV series Master of Study

REVIEW TV series Master of Study

TV series "Master of Study" was never a well-made drama, not even at the end. Out of respect to its target viewers perhaps, the story may have been overly

Ji Jin-hee's Movie Picks

Ji Jin hees Movie Picks

For a long time on television, Ji Jin-hee wore the kind smile his character Min Jung-ho of smash hit TV series

Park Eun-hye drama "Pink Lipstick" sells to Taiwan

Park Eun hye drama Pink Lipstic

MBC TV series "Pink Lipstick", starring Hallyu star Park Eun-hye, has been sold to a television network in Taiwan, according to Korean

Actress Lee Da-hae attends Hollywood party

Actress Lee da hae

Korean actress Lee Da-hae attended a party in Los Angeles last week, mingling with some of Hollywood's hottest stars

[PHOTO] Son Ye-jin receives best film actor award

PHOTO Son Ye- jin receives

Actress Son Ye-jin gives an acceptance speech after receiving the prize for best film actor at the 1st Seoul Arts

[PHOTO] Lee Byung-hun receives best TV actor award

Lee Byung hun receives best TV

Actor Lee Byung-hun gives an acceptance speech after receiving the prize for best TV actor at the 1st Seoul Arts & Culture Award held at the Seoul

[REVIEW] Variety show "Family Outing Season 2"

REVIEW Variety show Family Outing

Happy Sunday's Family Outing Season 2 - SBS TV, Sunday 5:20 P.M. There were probably not many people who expected the second season of

"Three Brothers" reclaims No. 1 spot on TV charts

Three Brothers

KBS2 weekend drama "Three Brothers" returned to the top of weekly television charts for the third week of February, according to polls on Monday.

"Secret Reunion" celebrates third win on Korean box office

Secret Reunion celebrates

Korean movie "Secret Reunion" continued its reign on the Korean box office to remain the most popular film in South Korea

[INTERVIEW] Actor Lee Hyun-woo - Part 2

INTERVIEW Actor Lee Hyun woo

If you were accepted into Cheonha University, what would you like to major in? Lee: Me? I would.. um.. not natural sciences but I am not the liberal arts type person either. I want to do something like sports

[INTERVIEW] Actor Lee Hyun-woo - Part 1

INTERVIEW Actor Lee Hyun woo

Lee Hyun-woo may be a 16-year-old teenage boy barely entering the fifth year of his acting career but he has quietly and steadily been gaining experience to already hold

"Master of Study" most-watched Mon-Tue night show

Master of Study

KBS2 TV series "Master of Study" has topped the television ratings chart in its time slot this week, according to daily

Ko Hyeon jeong to star in TV series with Kwon Sang woo

Ko Hyeon jeong

Top Korean actress Ko Hyeon-jeong is set to star in a new television drama alongside Hallyu star Kwon Sang-woo, according to local media reports on Thursday

Jang Nara graduates college after 10 years

Jang Nara graduates college

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's film "Mother" received the Best East Meets West Cinema Award at the annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival held in California over the weekend.

Korean actor Lee Jun-ki signs with new agency

Korean actor Lee Jun ki signs

Hallyu star Lee Jun-ki has signed with JG Company INC., a newly-established independent talenthouse which will solely manage Lee's career

Choi Jung-won celebrates long-awaited college graduation

Choi Jung won celebrates long

Korean actress Choi Jung-won received her college diploma on Friday, graduating 10 years after having entered Dongguk University in Seoul.

Korean film Mother

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's film "Mother" received the Best East Meets West Cinema Award at the annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival held in California over the weekend.

The movie, about a mother's search for a killer who framed her disabled son for a murder, was first screened at the Cannes Film Festival last year.

[PHOTO] Yoon Eun-hye poses at charity event

Yoon Eun hye

Actress Yoon Eun-hye poses ahead of holding an autograph session for the "Pink Wings" charity event

Korean drama "Shining Inheritance" to air in Japan

Korean drama Shining Inheritanc p

Hit TV series "Shining Inheritance," starring Lee Seung-gi and Han Hyo-joo, is set to air on Japanese public television.

Son Ye-jin hops aboard new Kang Je-gyu pic

Son Ye jin hops aboard new Kang

Actress Son Ye-jin has joined the cast of top South Korean director Kang Je-gyu's Hollywood debut pic, according to the film's producer on Thursday.

Lee Da-hae to attend Warner Brothers party in Hollywood

Lee Da hae to attend Warner

Korean actress Lee Da-hae is scheduled to attend a party hosted by major Hollywood studio Warner Brothers, according

Shin Min-ah, Choi Kyu-hwan to promote Korean film fest in Japan

Shin Min ah Choi Kyu hwan

Notable Korean film industry figures -- including actors Shin Min-ah and Choi Kyu-hwan -- will be visiting Japan to promote the "Real Korean Cinema Festival" later this month,

Lee Yoon-ji receives graduation bouquet from mom

Lee Yoon ji receives graduation

Actress Lee Yoon-ji receives a bouquet from her mother after graduating from Joongang University in Seoul, South Korea

NHK to co produce and air Korea

Major Japanese broadcaster NHK has decided to co-produce and air SBS drama Bad Boy even ahead of its run in Korea

SM apologizes for SHINee manager fan assault

SM apologizes for SHINee

SM Entertainment apologized Wednesday after a video showing boy band SHINee's manager assaulting a fan belatedly surfaced on the Internet.

"Slave Hunters" takes 1st win on weekly TV charts

Slave Hunters

KBS Wednesday and Thursday drama "The Slave Hunters" topped weekly television charts for the first time during its run, according to polls on Tuesday.

Idols Jung Yong-hwa, Seohyun join cast of MBC reality show

Idols Jung Yong hwa Seohyun

Male band CNBLUE member Jung Yong-hwa and Girls' Generation's Seohyun will appear as the latest make-believe couple

[INTERVIEW] Actor Lee Gwang-soo

Actor Lee Gwang soo

My name is Lee Gwang-soo. I'd never left out my last name when mentioning my name but people I started being called Gwang-soo from a certain point on.

Kim Hee-seon, Lee Jun-ki being considered for new drama

Kim Hee seon Lee Jun ki

Top Korean actors Kim Hee-seon and Lee Jun-ki are being considered as the main cast for a new historical drama based

10LINE Lee Byung hun

10LINE Lee Byung hun

He grabbed people's attention as soon as he made his acting debut. And he did great. He would then encounter a crisis but everytime, he would somehow find his way back.

The set of "Steel Heart" is where heaven is

The set of Steel Heart

Everyone, are you going to feel tired during today's taping? You are, aren't you?" The person who says this in the

Kim Yun-jin to grace cover of U.S. entertainment magazine

Kim Yun jin to grace cover

Korean actress Kim Yun-jin will be featured on the cover of Entertainment Weekly, one of the top entertainment magazines

Kim Bum questioned by authorities over contract dispute

Kim Bum questioned

Korean actor Kim Bum has undergone questioning by authorities regarding a dispute between his current and former agency over his contract, according to the investigation

Poster for Lee Byung-hun's online pic "Influence" revealed

Poster for Lee Byung huns

The poster and preview for the online mystery film "Influence," starring Lee Byung-hun and Han Chae-young, have been revealed.

REVIEW MBC TV series Pasta

REVIEW MBC TV series Pasta

Like many television dramas about working professionals, MBC TV series "Pasta," which features an Italian food chef, is ultimately about romance in the kitchen.

[REVIEW] TV series "Master of Study"

 TV series  Master of Study

"Master of Study" - Episode 12, KBS2 TV (Mon-Tue 9:55 PM) "Master of Study" is extremely comic book-ish, but its theme

Ji Jin-hee, Han Hyo-joo begins shooting for "Dong Yi"

Ji Jin hee Han Hyo joo

Actors Ji Jin-hee and Han Hyo-joo started shooting their 50-part historical drama titled "Dong Yi" on Thursday

Kim Seung-woo says "Win Win" gave him hardest time in life

Kim Seung woo says Win Win

First, there was rumor it would be the "Kim Seung-woo show". But viewers began to wonder what role Kim would play on show when the names

Filmmaker Hur Jin-ho tries his hand in directing a play

Filmmaker Hur Jin ho tries his

The meeting of a film director and a theatrical play. The press conference for the play "A Nap" -- the second project of the "Director comes to the stage" series

A sneak peak into TV series "The Slave Hunters"

A sneak peak into TV series

On a cold winter day in January, director Kwak Jung-hwan of KBS TV series "The Slave Hunters" was at Unju Temple in the South Jeolla Province. It is the place, mentioned in the tenth episode

"Old Partner" wins Best Picture at Max Movie Awards

Old Partner wins Best

Korean documentary "Old Partner" won the trophy for best picture at the 7th Max Movie Awards on Tuesday.

Lee Yong-woo, Uee pose at "Birdie Buddy" press conference

Lee Yong woo Uee-pose-at-Birdie-Buddy-hp

From left, actor Lee Yong-woo and After School member Uee pose during a press conference for new TV series "Birdie Buddy"

Eight Korean films to show at Berlin film fest

Eight Korean filmS

Eight Korean films -- including "Actresses", "The Naked Kitchen" and "A Brand New Life" -- are up for presentation

Uee to advertise 7 Jeans with China's Chi-ling Lin


Korean singer Uee of girl band After School has been selected to advertise a popular designer jeans brand with Chinese actress Chi-ling Lin, according to global denim brand 7 For All Mankind.

REVIEW Variety show "Family Outing"


The family's last trip was no different from any other. The family members still played games, continued to play the game of love sticks in the hope they might avoid the

Chae-lim to make a comeback to the small screen

Chae lim to make  a comeback

Actress Chae-lim has been tapped to play the main female character in a new SBS drama tentatively titled "Oh My Lady!" making a comeback to the small screen for the first time in a year

Ji Sung signs with Moon Geun-young's management agency


Korean actor Ji Sung has signed with entertainment agency Namoo Actors which also manages top Korean actresses Moon Geun-young and Kim So-yeon

Korean actresses keep Hallyu doors open after Yonsama

Hallyu doors open after Yonsama

Sam-soon and Shin Do-young -- the female characters in Korean dramas "My Name Is Kim Sam Soon" and "Woman of the Sun"

Bae Yong-joon to promote Korea in TV commercial

Bae Yong-joon to promote Korea

An official television commercial featuring Hallyu star Bae Yong-joon in a Korean tourism campaign is set to air in Japan and throughout the world, according to his agency.

KBS TV dramas to air in Central, South Americas


A number of Korean television dramas are set to air in several Central and South American countries, according to Korean public broadcaster KBS on Monday.

INTERVIEW Actor Ji Chang wook


My name is Ji Chang-wook. My birthday is July 5, 1987.I am an only child. I am quiet at home to the extent that I'll seem brusque.

Park Jin hee says career success does not quench thirst for love

Park Jin hee says

"You shouldn't be like that with someone who is around your mom's age", Ban-suk (played by Choi Chul-ho) says to Min-jae (Kim Bum) upon seeing a seemingly intimate

Kim Bum's Movie Picks

Kim Bums Movie Picks

Kim Bum has grown as an actor everytime we see him. The young boy that first appeared in 2006 TV series

Ji Jin-hee feels bad for making Ha Jeong-woo murderer again

Ji Jin hee feels bad for making

If your life was exactly the same as someone else's from the past, what would you do? Is it a blessing or a curse -- without having to ride a time machine back in time -- to be able

"Master of Study" set reveals it truly has achieved it all

Master of Study

"First place, Bong-goo. Second, Hyun-jung. Third, Chan-doo. Mmm, how about these two? Last place is likely to go to Pul-ip." This is not the time where mid-term report cards

Actress Han Ga in to make small screen comeback


Starlet Han Ga-in will return to the small screen for the first time in three years, starring in a new SBS drama titled

Park Bo-young sued by movie producers for fraud
Park Bo young sued

Korean actress Park Bo-young of hit 2008 film "Speedy Scandal" has been sued for fraud by a film production company

REVIEW TV series "Good Day"


"Good Day" - Premiere episode, KBS TV (8:25 PM) There is a consistent rule in a daily dramas, especially

Review KBS talk show "Seungseungjanggu"


"Seungseungjanggu" - First Episode, KBS2 (Tue, 11:05 P.M.)The first episode of talk show "Seungseungjanggu" presented viewers with 'talk' and much more. A song which was sung by the emcees at the opening of the show,

Jun Ji-hyun to star in Wayne Wang film with Hugh Jackman


Korean actress Jun Ji-hyun has been cast in the new Wayne Wang pic alongside Chinese actress Li Bingbing and Hollywood star Hugh Jackman

PREVIEW Movie Secret Reunion


On a peaceful afternoon, several rounds of gunshots are fired in an apartment complex. As the terrified residents run out of the apartment building, two men face their twisted

Bae Yong-joon, Choi Ji-woo reunite for "Winter Sonata" anime

Bae Yong joon Choi Ji woo

Top Hallyu stars Bae Yong-joon and Choi Ji-woo will be reuniting as co-stars in the final scene for Japanese animation "Winter Sonata Another Story", according to a press

Actor Joo Ji-hoon enters military

Actor Joo Ji-hoon

Actor Joo Ji-hoon said goodbye to fans for two years as he joined the military on Tuesday to fulfill South Korea's mandatory military service.

PREVIEW "Please Look After Mom"

Please Look After Mom

Even on stage, children lose their mother. "Mothers are people who will leave quietly, without leaving a trace. You shouldn't stay sad about it for too long," is what another

Rain takes Taiwan by storm with "Legend" tour

Rain takes Taiwan Legend tour

Asian superstar Rain took Taiwan by storm with his "Legend of Rainism" tour over the weekend, according to his agency J. Tune Entertainment on Monday.

"Three Brothers" maintain rule on TV charts

Three Brothers

KBS weekend drama "Three Brothers" topped last week's TV ratings charts, remaining the most popular televised show in Korea for the fifth consecutive week,

"IRIS" set to air during prime time in Japan

IRIS set to air during

Korean blockbuster drama "IRIS" is set to air during prime time on Japanese television, according

"Master of Study" creator meets with TV series cast

Master of Study creator

Japanese comic artist Mita Norifusa recently met with the cast of popular KBS TV series "Master of Study", the small screen adaptation of his famous comic series.

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