Teaser photos of Nichkhun, Victoria revealed from TV show

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

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Korean broadcasting company MBC has unveiled a teaser photo of Nichkhun and Victoria from an upcoming episode of reality TV show "We Got Married." The photograph showed four separate pictures of the two singers smiling and making funny faces taken at a beach in Incheon. Known as "Khuntoria" among fans, 2PM member Nichkhun and f(x)'s Victoria becam...

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Wedding photos revealed from "Marry Me, Mary"

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

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Wedding photographs from upcoming KBS TV series "Marry Me, Mary," starring Korean stars Moon Geun-young and Jang Keun-suk, have been revealed. The show's promoter Ytree media on Friday released several pictures of the main character Mary (Moon) donning a short white wedding gown with a pink sash and Moo-kyul (Jang) wearing a black tuxedo. Earlier t...

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Lee Min-ho wins more hearts in Asia with "Personal Taste"

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

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Actor Lee Min-ho, who made his name known throughout Asia last year through mega-hit Korean TV series "Boys Over Flowers," is further solidifying his star status in the region with his latest drama “Personal Taste.” His agency Starhaus Entertainment said Friday that "Personal Taste," a story about a young architect pretending to be gay to live...

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Ku Hye-sun's 1st feature "Magic" invited to Tokyo film fest

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

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Korean actress Ku Hye-sun's first feature film "Magic" was invited to the 23rd annual Tokyo International Film Festival, according to her agency YG Entertainment on Friday.YG announced that "Magic" was screened at the fest yesterday under the "Winds of Asia-Middle East Film Panorama of Asia-Middle East" category featuring films from Korea to Israel...

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SBS "The President" continues to lead in prime time

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

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SBS’ drama "The President" starring Ko Hyun-jung and Kwon Sang-woo ruled Wednesdays and Thursdays once again. According to research firm TNmS (Total National Multimedia Statistics), the average viewership rating for the drama this week stood at 25.5 percent over the past two days, the figure gaining by a slight 0.2 percent compared to last week....

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[REVIEW] MBC TV series "Home Sweet Home" - 1st Episode

Oct 28 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Psychiatrist Jin-suh (Kim Hye-soo) has written a book called "My Husband that Only I'm Unfamiliar With." She probably wrote it after she found out six years ago about Sang-hyun (Shin Sung-woo) having an affair with another woman. From that point on, the two try to stay a ‘happy’ family that occasionally goes on picnics but it is too late to me...

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Posters for new romantic comedy First Love revealed

Oct 28 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Movie posters for an upcoming Korean romantic comedy tentatively titled "First Love" were unveiled today. The first poster reveals Korean actor Gong Yoo holding a name card to help find Lim Soo-jung her first love while the latter shows Lim hugging a giant heart. Based on a musical which has been performed over 1,200 times on stage since its premie...

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Actress Han Hyo-joo Song Picks

Oct 28 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Actress Han Hyo-joo we all love to refer to her as "Candy," that bright, spunky girl from the Japanese animation series of the same name who always hangs on. That was her character in "Brilliant Legacy" (SBS), a girl who kept her spirits high and strong despite being kicked out of her house by her stepmother and left to tend to her autistic ...

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"Giant" retains No.1 spot on TV charts for 3 weeks

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

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SBS' Monday and Tuesday series "Giant" continued to stand firm atop television charts during the final week of October, beating out its competitors in the primetime lineup, according to figures by research firm TNmS (Total National Multimedia Statistics). TNmS' website on Wednesday showed that "Giant," starring actors Lee Beom-soo, Lee Duk-hwa...

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Ryu Si-won weds, vows to be good husband and dad

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

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Korean actor Ryu Si-won, also one of the first and most popular Hallyu stars in the country, got married on Tuesday evening through a private ceremony held at Seoul's Hyatt hotel.The 38-year-old actor appeared in front of reporters just hours ahead of the wedding, vowing to "be a good husband and dad" to his nine-year-younger wife and his child the...

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Bae Yong-joon's book to be turned into documentary

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

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Hallyu star Bae Yong-joon's photo essay "Discovering the Beauty of Korea" will be made into a television documentary.KEYEAST announced in a press release Tuesday that the documentary will be created in cooperation with Korea Tourism Organization and the six main regions of Korea including Seoul, Gyeonggi Province, Gangwon Province, North Gyeongsang...

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Lee Byung-hun wins award at Japan drama festival

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

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Top Korean actor Lee Byung-hun received an honor at a drama awards ceremony in Japan yesterday. The 40-year-old actor was named the "Best Actor in Asia" at the Tokyo Drama Awards 2010 held at the Meiji Memorial Hall on October 25. In early October, an official from the Tokyo Drama Awards had told Japanese reporters that this year's fest will presen...

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Cho Seung-woo set on starring in "Jekyll & Hyde" since '09

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

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Korean actor Cho Seung-woo, who has been cast in musical "Jekyll & Hyde" immediately after his discharge from the military, has said he actually made the decision last year.The actor made the remark during a press conference for the musical "Jekyll & Hyde," while explaining how he became part of the upcoming production. "I met with Shin Chun-soo

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Rain rep readying lawsuit against accuser

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

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Singer and actor Rain’s agency is preparing to file a defamation suit against Korean-American Daniel Kim who has accused the superstar of holding gambling debt.In a phone call with Asia Economic Daily’s Sports Today on Tuesday, J.Tune CEO Cho Dong-won said, "We will start taking the legal steps as soon as we finish writing our complaint. A suit ...

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Actor Jung Woo-sung's Movie Picks

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

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Where would each South Korean actor rank if lined up by order of interviewee capability? There are definitely more than a few names that would make the list but actor Jung Woo-sung without doubt would be one of them leading the pack. Our conversation with him did not concentrate merely on recent issues such as his latest film "Reigns of Assassin" ...

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"Midnight F.M." continues to rule this week's box office

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

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New Korean thriller "Midnight F.M." remained on the top spot of Korea's box office for the second consecutive week. According to the Korean Box Office Information System (KOBIS), the suspense film starring actress Soo Ae and actor Yoo Ji-tae attracted 272,745 viewers during the weekend of October 22 to 24, adding up to a total of 772,759 admissio...

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"Giant" controls weekly TV charts once again

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

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SBS' Monday and Tuesday series "Giant" held onto its reigns atop weekly TV charts once again during the week of October 18 to 24. Numbers released by TNmS (Total National Multimedia Statistics) on Monday reported that "Giant" was the most-watched show in the country with ratings of 28.7 percent, the figure increasing by three percent compared to th...

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[PREVIEW] MBC TV series "Home Sweet Home"

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

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Contrary to the pastoral vibe its title gives off, MBC’s upcoming TV series “Home Sweet Home” shows the process of how trust between a married couple shakes and misunderstandings lead to distrust in the format of a mystery drama. At a glance, elements such as the mystery surrounding a questionable death, a war of nerves with in-laws over inherit...

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"The President" brings in high ratings for third week

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

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SBS' drama "The President" has topped the Wednesday and Thursday primetime lineup, bringing in strong ratings for the third consecutive week. According to figures released by TNmS (Total National Multimedia Statistics) on Friday, "The President," into its sixth episode, earned viewership ratings of 24.7 percent on October 20 while the figure rose b...

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Kim Tae-hee to expand career into Japan

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

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Top Korean actress Kim Tae-hee will be expanding her career overseas. Kim made the announcement during an interview with Japanese newspaper Nikkan Sports, adding that she will soon launch her activities in the country.The interview also revealed that she signed a contract with a Japanese entertainment company and hopes to make a debut in Hollywood....

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Kim Hye-soo will "not feel inch of regret" over "Home Sweet

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

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"The three are friends who spent their childhoods together. Yoon-hee (Hwang Cine) and Jin-suh (Kim Hye-soo) have talked a lot since they were young. And Sang-hyun (Shin Sung-woo) is the first love to both female characters but Jin-suh marries him, taking away Yoon-hee's only man. That is why it becomes Yoon-hee's goal to beat Jin-suh," Kim Hye-soo ...

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[PIFF] Interview - Director Kim Jee-woon

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

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How will the year 2010 be remembered for director Kim Jee-woon? "I Saw the Devil," which went into shoot after "The Good, the Bad, the Weird," was the first film Kim did not write himself and was so tough on him psychologically that he said he drove himself to the extreme. Then the film he had completed said made him "jump around in craziness" by r...

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Hyun Bin's film "Late Autumn" to open next month

Oct 21 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Korean film "Late Autumn," starring Hyun Bin and Chinese actress Tang Wei, will open in local theaters on November 25.A press release from Lotte Entertainment revealed the date of director Kim Tae-yong's movie about a coincidental meeting between a male gigolo named Hoon (Hyun Bin) and Anna (Tang Wei), who is in jail for murdering her abusive husba...

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Jun Ji-hyun considering new movie role

Oct 21 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Korean actress Jun Ji-hyun is considering a role in an upcoming movie by famed director E J-yong."Jun is currently in talks to appear in a movie titled 'Falling in Love,'" an official from her agency J&Co. Entertainment told Sports Today over the phone on Thursday, adding that the actress is looking at her role in a positive light but nothing has b...

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Park Min-young agency denies actress dating Park Yuchun

Oct 21 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Actress Park Min-young's agency King Kong Entertainment has denied that Park and her co-star Park Yuchun of KBS TV series "SungKyunKwan Scandal" are dating."We talked to (Park) Min-young after the rumor broke out today but she said it wasn't true," King Kong told Asia Economic Daily over the phone on Thursday after reports emerged quoting industry ...

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