'Gone With the Wind' undergoes casting issues 2014/11/22, Source, Joo Jin-mo (left) and Kim Pub-lae (right) will alternate the role of Rhett Butler and Seohyun (second from left) and Bada (second from right), will alternate the role of Scarlet O'Hara. Provided by the organizer
It's been nearly five years since producer Park Young-seok decided to stage the musical "Gone with the Wind" in Korea after seeing the original in France, mostly because of issues over casting. It doesn't usually take that long for a musical to be adapted into a Korean production, but it was difficult to reach a consensus with the French team that owns the copyright, according to the Korean producers,...More
K-pop stars find success on screen 2014/11/17, Source, Si Wan of ZE:A - Children of Empire has been successfully building his acting career. The idol singer is currently starring in the popular drama series "Incomplete Life".
The phrase "Sprinkling SM on top of fully cooked rice", which derives from an old Korean saying that means adding one element can ruin a perfectly fine situation, is often used to criticize boy and girl group members who try their hand at acting without being fully prepared. SM refers to SM Entertainment, one of the largest music agencies in Korea,...More
Korean TV, music sweeps Cuba 2014/11/15, Source,
Hallyu, the Korean Wave, is now sweeping across Cuba. Many domestic Korean media outlets have recently covered the Cuban people's great interest in all things Korean. The dailies said that Korean TV soap operas, audition-themed survival programs and pop music are all enjoying great popularity in the Caribbean's largest country. The Chosun Ilbo said in an article on November 5 that, "When 'My Wife is a Superwoman' became the first Korean drama to ever air on Cuban TV last April, it soon became a hit show with a viewer's rating exceeding 70 percent. Other Korean dramas, such as 'My Fair Lady' and "Secret Garden", followed suit, creating a Korean soap opera boom",...More
Kara's Goo Ha-ra visits Heo on 'Roommate' 2014/11/13, Source, Goo Ha-ra, a member of the girl group Kara, recently visited the set of reality TV show "Roommate" to root for Heo Young-ji, the youngest member of the girl group and a regular guest on the show. According to multiple industry insiders yesterday, Goo recently visited the house shared by celebrity participants of the program, which is located in Seongbuk-dong, northern Seoul,...More
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