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March 2010

Jeonju film fest unveils 2010 lineup

Jeonju film fest unveils

Director Park Jin-oh, well-known in the film industry for his original short movies, will receive the spotlight at this year's Jeonju International Film Festival

Personal Taste already stirring Asia

Personal Taste already stirring

MBC said in a press release that the show is already receiving inquiries about overseas broadcasting copyrights and has been sold at "unprecedented prices" to

"Shining Inheritance" ends run in Japan with flying colors

Shining Inheritance ends run

Korean hit drama "Shining Inheritance," starring top actors Han Hyo-joo and Lee Seung-gi, saw a successful end to its run in Japan this week, according

The six actors of TV series Bad Guy

The six actors of TV series Bad

"Bad Guy" is one who possesses an exceptional form of "feeling" that has brought out maximum synergy effect from his lead actors in many of his previous hit dramas.

Press conference for drama Bad Guy

Press conference for drama Bad Guy

Kim Nam-gil, Han Ga-in, Oh Yeon-su, Kim Jae-wook and Jung So-min. TV series "Bad Guy" without question has an absolute upper hand, against shows both currently or set to be broadcast this year,

Rain's new ballad "Love Song" tops online music charts

Rains new ballad Love Song tops

Korean singing sensation Rain's new ballad "Love Song" has topped several online music charts since its release yesterday

REVIEW Final episode of "The Slave Hunters"

The Slave Hunters

When you think about it, all the men in "The Slave Hunters" were main characters in each of their small stories. Dae-gil (played by Jang Hyuk) was a slave hunter who was searching for Eon-nyeon (played by Lee Da-hae)

Lee Sun-kyun wins best male actor at Las Palmas film fest

Las Palmas film fest

Korean actor Lee Sun-kyun has won the award for best male actor at the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival held in Spain this month,

Choi Ji-woo signs autograph at Shiseido event

Choi Ji-woo signs autograph at Shiseido event

Actress Choi Ji-woo signs an autograph at an event marking the launching of Japanese

Kim Yun-jin weds movie producer in Hawaii

Kim Yun-jin weds movie producer in Hawaii

Korean actress Kim Yun-jin married movie producer in a surprise wedding ceremony in Hawaii today,

Lee Hye-young at 2010 Seoul Fashion Week

Lee Hye young at 2010 Seoul

Korean actress and fashionista Lee Hye-young (front) walks down the runway at the Jardin de chouette show during

Ko Hyun-jung,"Haeundae" win grand prize at PaekSang Arts Awards

Ko Hyun jung Haeundae

Top Korean actress Ko Hyun-jung and "Haeundae" producer Yoon Je-kyun won the grand prize at the 46th PaekSang Arts Awards, held at the National Theater of Korea on Friday

Korean actresses light up PaekSang Arts Awards

PaekSang Arts Awards

"Queen of Housewives" actress Kim Nam-joo arrives at the 46th PaekSang Arts Awards held at the National Theater of

Korean actors at PaekSang Arts Awards

actors at PaekSang

Top Korean actor Lee Byung-hun walks the red carpet at the 46th PaekSang Arts Awards held at the National Theater of Korea in Seoul on March 26, 2010.

Rain's new single a ballad titled "Love Song"

Rains new single a ballad

The title song to Korean entertainer Rain's new album due out next month will be a ballad named

Kim A-joong to host 2010 BaekSang Arts Awards

Kim A joong to host 2010

Korean actress Kim A-joong has been chosen to host the 46th annual BaekSang Arts Awards on Friday.

"Cinderella" is not quite the fairy tale, says Taecyeon (1)

Cinderella

You must be quite determined since this is the first drama you're taking on since being discharged

Park Shin-hye joins cast of new film "Cyrano Agency"

Park Shin hye joins Cyrano Agency

Korean actress Park Shin-hye has joined the cast of new romantic comedy "Cyrano Agency," according to her agency

Release date for new film "Housemaid" set for May 13

Release date for new film House

The release date for erotic suspense film "Housemaid" has been set for May 13, according to its production company

Korean pic "Mother", stars win big at Green Planet Movie Awards

Korean Mother stars win big

Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho wins Best International Director award at Green Planet Movie Awards held in Los Angeles, California on March 23, 2010 [Korea Green Foundation]

REVIEW SBS TV series "Oh! My Lady"

SBS TV series Oh My Lady

"Oh! My Lady" - Second episode (SBS TV, Monday/Tuesday evenings 8:50 P.M.)

[PREVIEW] SBS TV series "Princess Prosecutor"

SBS TV series Prince

SBS Wednesday/Thursday drama "Princess Prosecutor" - A prosecutor wears a hot pink dress

Myung Se-bin to return to the small screen

Myung Se bin to return small screen

Korean actress Myung Se-bin will make her comeback to the small screen for the first time in three years as one of the sisters in an upcoming SBS drama tentatively titled

[REVIEW] MBC sitcom "High Kick 2" - Final Episode

REVIEW MBC sitcom High Kick

"I wish time would stop," Se-gyeong (played by Sin Se-gyeong) said as she turned to look toward Ji-hoon (Choi Daniel)

TV series "Dong Yi," "Oh! My Lady" off to good start

TV series Dong Yi Oh My Lady

Two new Monday and Tuesday prime time dramas -- MBC's "Dong Yi-Jewel in the Crown" and SBS' "Oh! My Lady" have taken off to a good start since first airing on Monday.

Korean film "Mother" ranked No.41 among U.S. films

film Mother ranked 41

Korean drama "Mother" has been climbing up the ranks of the box office charts in the United States since its release

Korea's "Mother", "Thirst" score wins at Asian Film Awards

Koreas Mother Thirst score wins at Asian

Korean films "Mother" and "Thirst" scored multiple wins including the prize for Best Picture at the 4th Asian Film Awards

Cover to Rains comeback album revealed

Cover to Rains comeback album

The cover to Asian pop sensation Rain's special album due out April 1 has been unveiled.

Super Junior Kim Hee chul makes radio DJ comeback

Super Junior Kim Hee chul makes

Boy band Super Junior member Kim Hee-chul will be returning as a radio DJ for SBS Power FM (107.7 MHZ) starting next week for the first time in four years.

Shutter Island captures top spot on Korean box office

Shutter Island captures top

Crime thriller "Shutter Island" made its way to the top of the domestic box office to win the title as most-watched

"Three Brothers" remains victorious for fifth week

Three Brothers

KBS2 family drama "Three Brothers" was the most-watched television show in South Korea last week

[PREVIEW] MBC TV series "Dong Yi - Jewel in the Crown"

MBC TV series Dong Yi

The cast of MBC TV series "Dong Yi - Jewel of the Crown" poses during a photo session of a press

[PHOTO] Han Hyo-joo smiles at "Dong Yi" press conf

Han Hyo joo smiles

Actress Han Hyo-joo smiles at a press conference for new MBC TV series "Dong Yi - Jewel in the Crown"

Korean star Lee Byung-hun cleared of gambling charges

Lee Byung-hun gambling charges

Korean actor Lee Byung-hun has been cleared of illegal gambling charges filed against him last year by his former girlfriend.

Korean film Blades of Blood sold overseas before premiere

Korean film Blades of Blood

Korean film "Blades of Blood" has been sold to five countries ahead of its release, according to the movie producers

INTERVIEW High Kick 2 Actress Yoo In na

"I was chosen? Thank you so much," is was what Yoo In-na said after receiving news she was selected as our next interviewee.

SHINee Minho falls during "Dream Team" shoot

SHINee Minho falls during  Dream Team shoot

Boy band SHINee member Minho was injured yesterday during a recording for the second season of KBS sports entertainment show "Let's Go! Dream Team."

[INTERVIEW] Actor Yoon Shi-yoon of "High Kick"

INTERVIEW Actor Yoon

Maybe it is possible to do things right the first time. Actor Yoon Shi-yoon, who first met viewers through MBC sitcom

Korean comic Full House to become animated 3D film

Korean comic Full House

Korean comic Full House to become animated 3D film

Jang Keun-suk starrer "Homicide" DVD rights sold to Japan

Homicide

The DVD publications rights for Hallyu star Jang Keun-suk's film "The Case of Itaewon Homicide" have been sold to Japan, according to his agency Tree J. Company on Wednesday.

PREVIEW SBS TV series "Oh! My Lady"

SBS TV series  Oh! My Lady

"A housewife and manager are alike in that they are both good at taking care of others," producer Park Young-soo explained of the idea behind TV series "Oh! My Lady" at its

"Dong Yi" sold overseas ahead of premiere

Dong Yi sold overseas ahead

Historical epic "Dong Yi - Jewel in the Crown" has been sold overseas ahead of its airing in Korea, according to the show's broadcaster MBC on Wednesday.

INTERVIEW Actor Kim Dong wook

INTERVIEW Actor Kim Dong wook

especially in "Donnie Brasco" where he played an FBI agent who goes undercover

Director Jang Hun's Song Picks

Director Jang Hun's Song Picks

There are two men. Whether they have their backs turned or are facing each other, they are enemies. They stand together only because they need to,

Rain to make Korea comeback in April with new album

Rain to make Korea comeback

Korean superstar Rain has announced that he will be returning to the K-pop music scene with a new album next month.

Lee Seung-gi to make comeback in a new TV series

Lee Seung-gi to make comeback

Korean singer and actor Lee Seung-gi will be making a comeback to the small screen in a new TV series, his first since starring in the smash hit drama "Shining Inheritance" last year

Gang Dong-won, Ko Soo cast in new action thriller

Gang Dong won Ko Soo cast

Top Korean actors Gang Dong-won and Ko Soo have become the main cast of a new action thriller tentatively

Kim Tae-hee, Lee Jun-ki to star in film "Grand Prix"

star in film  Grand Prix

Top Korean actors Lee Jun-ki and Kim Tae-hee are set to star in a new film titled "Grand Prix", according to their agencies JG Company and Luah Entertainment on Monday.

Lee Min-ho warns fans about fake Twitter account

Lee Min-ho warns fans about fake

Korean actor Lee Min-ho has warned fans of a fake Twitter account opened up under his name, according to his agency Starhaus Entertainment.

"Three Brothers" scores fourth TV win

Three Brothers

KBS weekend drama "Three Brothers" took their fourth consecutive win on television charts last week to

REVIEW TV series Still Marry Me

Just like TV series "Pasta," "Still, Marry Me" ended with a sweet kissing scene. But while it is possible to imagine that the couple from the former show would be in love

Korean films, stars nominated for U.S. Green Globe Awards

stars nominated for U.S. Green Globe Awards

Just like TV series "Pasta," "Still, Marry Me" ended with a sweet kissing scene. But while it is possible to imagine that the couple from the former show would be in love and

[PHOTO] Actors salute at military concert

Actors salute at military concert

From left, actors On Joo-wan, Lee Jin-uk, Lee Dong-wook and Jae-hee salute attendees

Bong Joon-ho wins praise from L.A. Times for "Mother"

Bong Joon-ho wins praise

Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho has won praise from U.S. daily newspaper L.A. Times for his film "Mother", which opens today in Los Angeles.

Lee Jun-ki to star in new TV series "Faith"

Lee Jun-ki to star in new TV series

Korean actor Lee Jun-ki will star in an upcoming historical drama tentatively titled "Faith" in English, according to his agency on Friday.

Mother to open in select US

Korean film "Mother" will open in five U.S. cities today including Los Angeles and New York and expand its showing next week throughout the country.

[INTERVIEW] Actor Jang Hyuk - Part 1

INTERVIEW Actor Jang Hyuk

"I would have something to say if it was about martial arts..." said Jang Hyuk before the interview, as if he were an action star who was in love with martial arts

INTERVIEW Actor Jang Hyuk Part 2

INTERVIEW Actor Jang Hyuk Part

For Dae-gil's martial arts skills, did you keep in mind the historical aspect and the environment Dae-gil is in? His style of fighting is apparently different from that of Tae-ha's. How did you approach that?

Interview with actress Baek Jin-hee

Interview with actress Baek-Jin

My name is Baek Jin-hee.My birthday is February 8, 1990. I can finally celebrate Adults Day this year! The third Monday of May where young people in Korea celebrate turning

Kim Nam gil says his love

Actor Kim Nam-gil said his past experiences with love turned out to be "weak" compared to the passionate

[REVIEW] TV series "Pasta" - Final Episode

REVIEW TV series Pasta Final

"This wraps up our work today," said Hyun-wook (played by Lee Sun-kyun) disappointedly after sending out the last dish ordered by himself. But he did so while

Rain to wrap up Asia Tour and release new mini album

Rain to wrap up Asia Tour

K-pop artist Rain will soon visit Japan as he gets ready to wrap up his Asia tour, according to his agency J.Tune Entertainment.

Kim Hee-seon to make comeback in film "Warring States"

Kim Hee seon to make comeback

Korean actress Kim Hee-seon will be making a comeback to the big screen for the first time in five years through a Chinese film tentatively titled "Warring States", according to

Choi Si-won's new TV series "Lady" already stirring China

Choi Si wons new TV series Lady

Super Junior member Choi Si-won's upcoming SBS TV series "Oh! My Lady" is already making waves in China, according to agency SM Entertainment on Wednesday.

Jung Woo-sung pic "Assassins" Korea release confirmed

Jung Woo sung pic Assassin

Korean actor Jung Woo-sung's international debut film "Reign of Assassins" has been confirmed to

"Pasta" makes proud exit from small screen

Pasta-makes-proud-exit-from-sma-hp

MBC TV series "Pasta" made a proud exit from the small screen yesterday, scoring the highest ratings the show has ever seen during its 20-episode airing.

Actress Han Hyo-joo promotes drama in Japan

Actress Han Hyo joo promotes dr

Korean actress Han Hyo-joo was in Japan last week to promote her hit TV series "Shining Inheritance," according to her agency BH Entertainment on Tuesday.

[REVIEW] MBC TV series "The Man Called God"

REVIEW MBC TV series The Man

It is hard to say what exactly this drama is about. But come to think of it, it seems "The Man Called God" -- from the script to its action sequences

Han Chae-young's Song Picks

Han Chae youngs Song Picks

There are many beautiful women in this world. But not everyone is called 'Barbie doll.' After making herself first known through KBS TV series

Yoon Sang-hyun to release two more dramas in Japan

Yoon Sang hyun to release two

Korean actor Yoon Sang-hyun seems to be making headway in expanding his presence in Japan with two more of his dramas set to air in the country

Moon Geun-young diagnosed with Hepatitis A

Moon Geun young diagnosed

Korean actress Moon Geun-young is on a break after becoming infected with Hepatitis A, according to a source with KBS TV series "Cinderella's Sister".

Jang Dong-gun officially announces May 2 wedding

Jang Dong gun officially announ

Top Korean actor Jang Dong-gun announced at his fan meeting over the weekend that he will wed his actress girlfriend

"Three Brothers" takes third win on TV chart

Three Brothers takes third win

KBS2 weekend drama "Three Brothers" took another win on television charts last week, remaining the most-watched

Korean-American actors on a roll in U.S. dramas

Korean American actors on a roll

The good news keeps rolling in for Korean-American actors as they continue to be cast for various U.S. TV shows.

Kim Nam-gil to join army in June after "Bad Guy"

Kim Nam gil to join army

Korean actor Kim Nam-gil will enter the army in June to fulfill the country's mandatory military service,

Park Shin-hye, Song Joong-ki to promote Jeonju film fest

Park Shin hye Song Joong

Korean actors Park Shin-hye and Song Joong-ki have been named publicity ambassadors for the 11th Jeonju

Actress Kim Yun-jin's Movie Picks

Actress Kim Yun jins Movie Pick

Kim Yun-jin spent her childhood in the United States and made her first step into the world of acting on Broadway. Hence, English was the language she acted in and also

Ji Sung to star in new TV series "Kim Su-ro"

Ji Sung to star in new TV-series

Korean actor Ji Sung has been set to star in a 20 billion won blockbuster TV series titled "Kim Su-ro"

Nichkhun denies starring in variety show "We Got Married"

Nichkhun denies starring

Nichkhun of Korean idol group 2PM has denied rumors that he will be appearing on MBC variety show "We Got Married"

REVIEW KBS TV series "The Birth of the Rich"

REVIEW KBS TV series The Birth

Basically put, "The Birth of the Rich" was not quite the pleasant drama. Suk-bong (played by Ji Hyun-woo), who justifies his spontaneous actions by saying they are meant to help

[INTERVIEW] Actress Lee Bo-young

INTERVIEW  Actress Lee Bo young

A poster shoot for "Golden House" was taking place at a studio in Nonhyun-dong of Seoul. The actors, each already full of character, displayed facial expressions that summarized the roles they had taken for the drama

PREVIEW tvN TV series Golden

"Golden House" - tvN TV A shabby villa in an under-developed area holds gold bars worth 50 billion won. And this place also holds a secret that cannot be easily revealed to the petit bourgeois

Jung Woo-sung, Cha Seung-won cast for "IRIS" spin-off

Jung Woo  sung Cha Seung

Top Korean actors Jung Woo-sung and Cha Seung-won have been set to play the main characters in the spin-off to last year's blockbuster TV series "Iris,"

INTERVIEW Actor Song Kang-ho - Part 2

INTERVIEW Actor Song Kang

Ten years ago, I did the films "Swiri" and "Joint Security Area JSA" which are both about South Korea, North Korea and men. So, "Reunion" was similar to them in a way,

INTERVIEW Actor Song Kang-ho - Part 1

INTERVIEW Actor Song Kang

Song Kang-ho is not a funny person. He is an entertaining actor. Song Kang-ho is not a friendly person. He is a familiar actor. Song Kang-ho is not a diligent person.

Choi Ji-woo to reach out to less fortunate in Swaziland

Choi Ji woo to reach out

Korean actress Choi Ji-woo will be visiting the Kingdom of Swaziland in South Africa to lend

Jang Dong-gun to reveal wedding plans at fan meeting

Jang Dong gun to reveal wedding

Top Korean actor Jang Dong-gun will be revealing his plans to get married in May during an upcoming fan meeting set for the weekend, according to an entertainment industry source.

[PHOTO] Han Chae-young attends "Influence" showcase

Han Chae young attends Influenc

Actress Han Chae-young speaks during a showcase for online mystery film "The Influence"

Lee Byung-hun says filming "Influence" was like shooting "IRIS"

Lee Byung hun says filming Infl

Top Korean actor Lee Byung-hun has said that working on his new film "The Influence" felt like an extension of shooting his KBS blockbuster TV series "IRIS" from last year.

Girls' Generation arrives at press conference

Girls Generation

From top down, Girls' Generation members Yoona and Seohyun arrive at a press conference held ahead of giving an encore performance

"Secret Reunion" maintains hold on Korean box office

Secret Reunion maintains hold

Korean movie "Secret Reunion" continued to take control of the Korean box office during the final week of February, according to estimates on Tuesday.

"Three Brothers" brings in second win on TV chart

Three Brothers brings in second

KBS2 weekend drama "Three Brothers" remained on top of television charts last week for the second consecutive time, polls showed on Tuesday.

Gong Yoo wraps up Japan fan meeting in success

Gong Yoo wraps up Japan

Korean actor Gong Yoo successfully wrapped up his fan meetings in Japan over the weekend, his first in three years since being discharged from the military last December,

Yoo Sun becomes new face of Japanese cosmetics brand

Yoo Sun becomes new face of Jap

Korean actress Yoo Sun has been tapped as the new face of Japanese skin care brand Grace Aiko

Choi Ji-woo to reach out to less fortunate in Swaziland

Choi Ji woo to reach out

Korean actress Choi Ji-woo will be visiting the Kingdom of Swaziland in South Africa to lend

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