[REVIEW] KBS Drama Special "Pianist"

Nov 30 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

KBS Drama Special Pianist

No talent can blossom without financial backup and love can become servile when penniless. For part-time piano instructor In-sa (Han Ji-hye) who is hard pressed even by her own students to prove her skills by playing Chopin on the spot, dream is just another word for failure. But failure is a foreign concept for 21-year- old Je-ro (Choi Min-ho) who...

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Choung Kyung-ho drank with Ji Jin-hee, Gong Yoo before entering military

Nov 30 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Choung Kyung-ho drank with Ji Jin-hee

Korean actor Choung Kyung-ho, who entered the military today, said he drank with actors Ji Jin-hee, Gong Yoo and Ha Jung-woo till late last night.Choung, 27, made the remark on Tuesday, just minutes ahead of entering the 306th draft in the Gyeonggi Province where he will undergo five weeks of basic training as part of fulfilling his two-year mandat...

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E Ji-ah says did not use double for action sequences

Nov 30 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Korean actress E Ji-ah has said she has not used a body double for any of the action scenes in the upcoming SBS TV series "Athena" so far.The remark came on Tuesday during a press conference for the action-packed drama which is a spin-off to last year's hit blockbuster series "IRIS" as she responded to a reporter's question on shooting her action s...

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Actress Lee Da-hae wins China Fashion Awards

Nov 30 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Actress Lee Da-hae wins China Fashion Awards

Korean actress Lee Da-hae won an award at the 2010 China Fashion Awards (CFA) held in Beijing of China over the weekend.Lee's agency DBM Entertainment announced through a press release on Tuesday that the 26-year-old actress received the award for top Asian fashionista at the annual CFA held at the Shanghai World Expo on November 27. "Thank you f...

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Song Seung-heon, Kim Tae-hee speak of shooting new drama

Nov 30 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Song Seung-heon, Kim Tae-hee speak of shooting new drama

Top Korean stars Song Seung-heon and Kim Tae-hee have spoken about shooting their first scene for upcoming new MBC TV series "My Princess." "I have high expectations for the show since it is my return to the small screen after two years as well as my first role in a romantic comedy. I hope to show a different side of myself to the audience through ...

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Bae Yong-joon photo essay to be published in English

Nov 30 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Bae Yong-joon photo essay to be published in English

The English version of top Hallyu star Bae Yong-joon's photo essay "A Journey in Search of Korea's Beauty" will go on sale next month, according to his agency KEYEAST on Tuesday. "A Journey in Search of Korea's Beauty" will be published in English, going on sale in the United States in late December and then in Europe, starting with Germany, in Jan...

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Ji Jin-hee to display artwork at ceramics exhibition

Nov 30 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Korean actor Ji Jin-hee will reveal his artistic side, taking part in a ceramics exhibition next month. A press release from his agency N.O.A Entertainment stated Tuesday that Ji will display 30 pieces of artwork for an exhibition to be held at a conference house located in Jung-gu Jungdong for four days starting tomorrow.The funds raised from his ...

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SBS "Giant" dominates weekly TV chart for 8th week

Nov 29 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Giant dominates weekly TV chart for 8th week

SBS prime time dramas again claimed the top places on weekly TV charts.According to data by Total National Multimedia Statistics (TNmS) from November 22 to 28, SBS TV series “Giant” proved its worth once again by coming in first in the weekly chart with the average viewership rating of 30.2 percent, the eighth week the survival story of three

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"Secret Reunion" wins best picture at Blue Dragon awards

Nov 29 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Secret Reunion

Korean film "Secret Reunion" starring top actors Song Kang-ho and Gang Dong-won took the prize for best picture at this year's Blue Dragon Film Awards held last Friday.The action drama helmed by director Jung Hun had competed against "The Man From Nowhere," "Moss," "WOOCHI" and "The Housemaid.""Secret Reunion," about the chance reencounter

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Actor Park Hye-jin suspected of shirking military service

Nov 29 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Korean actor Park Hye-jin is embroiled in controversy after being suspected of evading Korea's two-year mandatory military service by falsely reporting of suffering from mental conditions.Debate had been mounting since early last week after police stated they are planning to investigate into the neuropsychiatry department of a hospital in Korea's c...

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"We Got Married" photos revealed of Nichkhun and Victoria

Nov 26 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

We Got Married photos revealed of Nichkhun and Victoria

Major Korean broadcasting company MBC has unveiled a teaser photograph of Nichkhun and Victoria from an upcoming episode of reality TV show "We Got Married." The picture showed Nichkhun and Victoria smiling and cooking in the kitchen of their new home. In last week's episode, Nichkhun and Victoria celebrated their 100 days as a married couple by mo...

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Actor Park Jae-jung spends time with Japanese fans

Nov 26 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Actor Park Jae-jung spends time with Japanese fans

Korean actor Park Jae-jung spent time with his Japanese fans in Korea this week, according to his agency Eyagi Entertainment on Friday.Eyagi announced through a press release that Park held a fan meeting for some 30 Japanese fans who flew into Korea to root for his performance in the musical "The Great Gatsby" two days ago.On Wednesday, a fan meeti...

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Kissing scene photos revealed from "Pianist"

Nov 26 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kissing scene photos revealed from Pianist

Photographs of Korean actress Han Ji-hye and boy band SHINee member Minho kissing in a scene for upcoming "KBS Drama Special: Pianist," have been revealed. The show's promoter ZOOM on Friday released several photos of main characters In-sa (Han Ji-hye) and Je-ro (Minho) kissing at the piano factory which Je-ro works at after celebrating In-sa's bir...

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SBS drama "The President" rules Weds & Thurs for 7th week

Nov 26 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SBS drama The Presidentrules Weds Thurs for 7th week

SBS drama "The President" has topped the Wednesday and Thursday prime time series slot for the seventh week in a row. The average viewership rating for "The President" stood at 25.5 percent, about one percent higher than that of last week, according to the survey of Total National Multimedia Research (TNmS). AGB Nielson Media Research also reported...

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Actor Lee Byung-hun to appear in Japanese drama

Nov 25 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Actor Lee Byung-hun to appear in Japanese drama

Popular Korean actor Lee Byung-hun will make a special appearance in a Japanese drama set to go on air next year. According to Lee’s agency BH Entertainment on Thursday, Lee will guest-star in Fuji TV’s new drama "Diplomat Kuroda Kousaku (," making it the first time he will take part in a Japanese series.“Diplomat Kuroda Kousaku,...

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[INTERVIEW] Actor Jang Dong-gun

Nov 25 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Throughout a time span of three years, the title to Jang Dong-gun's upcoming Hollywood debut film changed from "Sand Warrior" to "Laundry Warrior" and to the current "The Warrior's Way." And during that time, Jang silently waited for the film to wrap up post-production and set a distributor. That is even more so why fans and industry have been curi...

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[INTERVIEW] Hollywood actress Kate Bosworth

Nov 25 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Hollywood actress Kate Bosworth

Quite often she is referred to as a 'fashionista' or 'Orlando Bloom's ex-girlfriend' but Kate Bosworth is an actress whose filmography is more interesting than her sense in fashion or personal life. After debuting at the age of 14 through movie "The Horse Whisperer," she started appearing in films which required her to act well across actors her se...

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"Birdie Buddy" in talks to air on MBC in late-December

Nov 25 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Upcoming TV series "Birdie Buddy" is in talks to go on air starting late-December on major Korean broadcasting company MBC. "We are currently in talks for 'Birdie Buddy' to air on MBC after current drama 'Queen of Reversals' ends its run," a PR official from production company Group 8 told 10Asia over the phone on Thursday.She added that there is a...

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[INTERVIEW] Actor Jang Seo-won

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

INTERVIEW Actor Jang Seo-won

My name is Jang Seo-won. My real name is Kim Seul-gi. I started acting in the theater after I graduated college but my parents gave me this new name after realizing that my name doesn’t suit my image as an actor. They saved my name in their cellphones under the name “Seo-won” but they just say "Hey" when they're calling me at home. I guess they'...

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[PREVIEW] Film "Villain and Widow"

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

PREVIEW Film Villain and Widow

There is something fishy about Chang-in (Han Suk-kyu), a guy who rents a room in a two-story house occupied only by a mother and a daughter. Although he introduced himself as a writer he is definitely up to something given how he snoops around the house whenever he can -- as if looking for something in particular. But mistress of the house Yeon-joo...

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