Korean TV series "Mary Is Out of Night" presold to Taiwan

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

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Upcoming Korean drama "Mary Is Out of Night," starring actor Jang Keun-suk, has been presold to Taiwan ahead of its premiere in Korea, according to the show's promoter Ytree Media. Ytree announced through a press release that the new KBS series was presold to the country's Taiwan Star TV during the Taipei TV Festival, which was held on September 27...

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Cha Seung-won to resume filming for "Athena"

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

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Korean actor Cha Seung-won, who has been hospitalized for an acute infectious virus, will resume filming for upcoming TV series "Athena." An official with the show's producer explained that Cha's health has improved vastly and he will be released from the hospital to rejoin the cast by mid-October. "We have made some changes to the script and have ...

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Kwon Sang-woo says pondered over "President" after car accident

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

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Actor Kwon Sang-woo on Wednesday appeared in front of the public for the first time since being charged with fleeing the scene of a car accident, apologizing for the incident and saying he almost reconsidered playing his role in upcoming SBS TV seires "The President.""In the beginning, I felt bad for whichever actor I ran into on set and was worrie...

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[PREVIEW] SBS TV series "The President"

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

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Actor Kwon Sang-woo on Wednesday appeared in front of the public for the first time since being charged with fleeing the scene of a car accident, apologizing for the incident and saying he almost reconsidered playing his role in upcoming SBS TV seires "The President.""In the beginning, I felt bad for whichever actor I ran into on set and was worrie...

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[PHOTO] Main cast of "The President" at press conf

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

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From left, actors Cha In-pyo, Ko Hyun-jung and Kwon Sang-woo pose during a photocall of a press conference for SBS TV series "The President" held at the Lotte Hotel in Jamsil of Seoul, South Korea on September 29, 2010.

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[REVIEW] KBS TV series "Fugitive: Plan B" - 1st Episode

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

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There is heated interest in the cameo appearance by comedienne Gwak Hyun-hwa, one of the proofs of the mixed response over "Fugitive: Plan B." It was impossible not to look forward to the drama when it features a cast composed of Rain, Lee Na-young, Lee Jung-jin, Yoon Jin-suh, Daniel Henney (and even Hong Kong star Ti Lung of movie "A Better Tomorr...

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Rain's "Fugitive" outruns competitors in a breeze

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

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The first episode of KBS TV series "Fugitive: Plan B" starring Korean superstar Rain has proven the hype surrounding the drama ahead of its premiere may not be hollow expectation.Statistics released by research firms TNmS (Total National Multimedia Statistics) and AGB Nielsen Media Research on Thursday showed that the premiere episode of "Fugitive"...

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INTERVIEW Super Junior's Shindong, Lee Teuk, Eunhyuk

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

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SBS talk show "Steel Heart" aired for the first time on October 6 of last year. And during the early stages of this massive show, while over 20 guests 'battled' each other with stories which are funny, sad or absurd, regular panelist Boom created small segments titled 'Boomkikago' and 'Boom Academy' which filled up the spaces in between such talk. ...

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[INTERVIEW] Actor Joo Won

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

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Interview with actor Joo WonMy name is Joo Won. My given name is Moon Joon-won. My father came up the name Joo Won for me after I made it into college. It means 'what the Lord wants and what I should do for the Lord.' I was born in Seoul on September 30, 1987 but I currently reside in Yong-in. My family is composed of my parents and my brother who ...

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Yoon Sang-hyun wins popularity vote in Japan

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

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Korean actor Yoon Sang-hyun was voted the most popular celebrity in Japan last week, according to his agency MGB Entertainment. MGB announced that according to popular Japanese blog site Ameba, Yoon was voted the No. 1 celebrity through a mobile phone popularity contest held on September 22. The singer had recently held a fan meeting in Korea to ce...

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Jang Dong-gun's "Warrior's Way" to be unveiled at PIFF

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

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Korean actor Jang Dong-gun's Hollywood debut pic "The Warrior's Way" will be unveiled at the Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) next month, according to the film's local distributor SK Telecom.SK announced through a press release that the Western fantasy pic will be revealed at a press conference for "The Warrior's Way" will be held on Octobe...

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"The President" presser to be covered live in Japanese on

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

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Today's press conference for "The President," an upcoming SBS TV series starring top Korean actress Ko Hyun-jung and Hallyu star Kwon Sang-woo, will be covered live by the broadcaster through Twitter in both Korean and Japanese.An official at SBS Contents Hub told 10Asia over the phone on Wednesday that they will provide real-time updates of the pr...

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"Dong Yi" and "Giant" compete for No. 1 spot

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

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MBC's historical drama "Dong Yi - Jewel in the Crown" held onto the lead on Monday and Tuesday nights for the fifth consecutive week, fighting for the No. 1 spot against SBS' drama "Giant." Figures from TNmS (Total National Multimedia Statistics) on Wednesday revealed that "Dong Yi" raked in viewership ratings of 25.7 percent on September 27 and a ...

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[INTERVIEW] Actress Lee Min-jung

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

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10: "Cyrano Agency" is a movie which contains elements of humor throughout. You seem to have said many times that you had fun reading the script so where was it that you broke out into laughter?Lee Min-jung: The scene where Sang-yong (played by Choi Daniel) objects to the pastor's sermon? I thought it was really funny while reading the script when ...

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[REVIEW] SBS TV series "Doctor Champ" - 1st Episode

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

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The first episode was light and refreshing. The main reason for this was that the drama was effective in its method of slowly establishing its characters by telling of their everyday life to reveal what they are like on the inside, instead of being obsessed about beating rival dramas through hasty development of various incidents and conflicts. The...

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