Friday, August 31, 2007

TVXQ to Sing Theme Song for Bae Yong Joon's Drama

Korean boy band
TVXQ will sing the theme song for Bae Yong Joon’s new dramaThe Story of the First King's Four Gods’. The song is composed by famous Japanese composer and director Joe Hisaishi.

The drama will be aired in several Asian countries. It has already received considerable attention because of the cast members Bae Yong Joon and Moon So Ri even before it starts shooting. TVXQ will release their 13th single ‘SHINE/Ride on’ in Japan on September 19.

source: asianbite

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Thursday, August 30, 2007

Lee Jun Ki visits Japan for 'My Girl' promotion

Actor Lee Jun Ki is promoting in Japan. Capturing audiences both on screen and television through the 2005 'My Girl' and movie 'The King and the Clown,' he will now reach out to Japan amidst his popularity in the current drama series 'Time Between Dog and Wolf' as well as the movie 'Splendid Holiday.'

My Girl' will be aired starting on the 6th through TV Tokyo. Lee Jun Ki will attend an event commemorating the broadcast of 'My Girl' at the Tokyo International Forum on September 13th and also an event for the opening of his official Japanese website and fan club the following day. The event on the 14th will be held with 150 invited fan members preceded by a press conference. He will also conduct personal interviews with various media personnel on the 15th.

The event on the 13th has been gathering attention for the planned 30 minute talk with Iwai Shimako, a writer and fan of
Lee Jun Ki.

source: Broasia

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Thursday, August 23, 2007

Lee Wan returns through the drama 'In Soon Yi is Pretty'

Actor Lee Wan will return to the TV screen through the upcoming KBS drama series 'In Soon Yi is Pretty.'
Lee Wan will play the role of Geun Soo in the series that is set to air on October 31st. Geun Soo is the younger brother, though not blood related, who lived with In Soon Yi (Kim Hyun Joo), and protects her after she is released from prison for murder.

Since his last drama appearance in 'Tree of Heaven' last March, Lee Wan starred in movies and a Japanese drama series costarring Japanese actress Suzuki Ami amongst others.

Lee wan says, "Geun Soo is a character that protects and loves In Soon Yi, not as a woman, but as a person. Regardless of whether it is the main or supporting character, I would like to take on good roles in good pieces."

'In Soon Yi is Pretty' will be produced and written by director Pyo Min Soo and writer Jung Yoo Gyung who also worked together in 'What planet are you from?' The series follows the story of In Soon Yi who was sent to prison in high school for an accidental murder but doesn't lose hope and finds happiness in life.


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Friday, August 17, 2007

Soo Ae Sheds Refined Image for Boorish New Role

Actress Soo Ae has completely revamped her image as the "queen of tears." In the MBC weekend drama "9 End 2 Outs," she has broken out of her fragile and elegant shell, playing a 30-year-old, foul-mouthed and disheveled spinster. She has cast off her melancholy mien and transformed into a jaded single woman struggling with life. Working at a small publishing firm, she dreams of becoming a writer, though nobody much cares. She has a baseball-player boyfriend eight years her junior and, thanks to objections from her family and friends, the relationship is going nowhere. As the character Hong Nan-hee, Soo Ae has taken her acting to a new level. read more

source: chosun

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Saturday, August 11, 2007

[2007 korean drama] Que Sera Sera

Title: Que Sera, Sera
Episodes: 17

Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama

Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2007-Mar-17 to 2007-May-13
Air time: Saturdays & Sundays 21:40

Eric Moon as Kang Tae Joo
Jung Yoo Mi as Han Eun Soo
Yoon Ji Hye as Cha Hye Lin

Lee Kyu Han as Shin Joon Hyuk


Kang Tae Joo is an ordinary employee in a department store. Shin Joon Hyuk’s mind was hurt due to his family's problems but he has a nice appearance and superior ability. They both fall in love with the heroine, Han Eun Soo, at the same time. Cha Hye Lin is the daughter of a rich shopping mall CEO and she is an aspring fashion designer who has unique tastes and an elegant appearance. Although she is independent, strong, and spoiled, she is hopelss and careless in front of love. After she was betrayed by her first love, Hye Lin stops believing in true love. She then starts to 'buy' herself new boyfriends by paying them money and forcing them to sign contracts.

One of these men turns out to be Kang Tae Joo and during their contract relationship, Hye Lin begins to fall deeply in love again. She will be entangled in a love triangle with Tae Joo and Eun Soo, who is Tae Joo's real girlfriend.

source: Dramawiki

photo credit : mbc

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Wednesday, August 08, 2007

[Poster] : upcoming korean drama Tae Wang Sa Shin Gi [ Legend ]

'The Legend' poster revealed

The Story of the First King's Four Gods

The poster for the fantasy historical drama series 'The Legend' which is scheduled to air on October 10th was revealed.

The two posters revealed on the 10th feature the three main characters as well as a charismatic Bae Yong Joon as Dam Deok.

The symbol in the background is the official 'The Legend' logo, designed based on a Goguryeo mural combining the four gods. They each represent north, south, east, west, and altogether the world and the image of the sun surrounding it signifies the king that does not die.

The style of the Chinese characters in the logo was taken from the actual inscription on King Kwanggaeto's monument as well.

source: broasia

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Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Full House Season 2 in the Making

Season 2 of the hit KBS drama series 'Full House' is in the making.

Park Chang-sik at Kim Jong-hak Production says "Jo Jeong-hwa has been working on the script for a year and the script is ready for the 3rd episode so far. Overseas shooting is also under review."

Casting will begin this year and the drama will be filmed and aired next year. The director has yet to be decided.

Park says "The first series in 2004 was beloved at home, in China and Southeast Asia so that many Asian broadcasters offered to produce their own series. A well made season 2 could hit it big at home and abroad. It's unclear whether Rain and Song Hye-kyo will be recast."

Full House, which ended airing in September 2004, was based on a popular same-titled Korean comic by Won Soo-yeon about a trendy young couple's love story. Rain and Song were touted as the most lovely drama couple.

source: kbs grobal

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