[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Drama Special - Hwapyeong Princess's Weight Loss" 2014/07/20,
Princess Hwapyeong (played by Yoo Jin in a fat suit) thinks she's met the man of her dreams, only to realize that she's so horribly overweight and unlovable that he has no interest in her, and has even resorted to checking out other women. Princess Hwapyeong, being a princess and at least making an effort at being a kind person, attempts to save the marriage and her husband by undergoing a weight loss regimen,...More
Another Audition Program 'Global Super Idol' to Begin 2012/03/19, Source,
The new audition program entitled "Global Super Idol" will begin from March 23 on KBS Joy following other audition programs such as "K-Pop Star" and "Voice Korea". The cable channel KBS Joy will broadcast the audition program to find an idol who will hold activities all around the world as the title of the program says, and the winner will be awarded the prize money of a billion won and debut as an idol group by joining the agency Core Contents Media, to which stars such as T-ara and Davichi belong,...More
This Week's Cultural news 2012/02/17, Source,
A new musical has come to Korea! With a grandiose set, fantastic lighting and talented singers filling the stage, "Elisabeth" is sure to delight the audience this season.
[ENG] [Interview : Robert Johanson, Producer] ""Elisabeth" is based on the real true story of Elisabeth, the Empress of Austria, who at a very young age became the empress. She was Franz Joseph's wife and she became the Empress".
"Elisabeth" has been rewritten in Korean for its Korea debut, and expectations are high. Female audience members were especially looking forward to hearing the story of one of history's most mysterious queens,...More
'Dream High Season 2' To Begin 2012/01/19, Source,
"Dream High 2" will air its first episode on January 30.
The KBS drama "Dream High", which gained great popularity, will air its second season under the title of "Dream High 2" from January 30. Many idol stars will appear as the cast members like the first season, but it will present a different storyline featuring confrontation between the students at Kirin Art School. The previous season mainly presented how the young students at Kirin Art School developed their dreams of becoming stars, but the second season will mainly deal with the confrontations between students who have already become stars and students who want to become stars,...More
Yoo Jin, a pretty bride in Pyebaek ceremony 2011/11/21, Source,
Actress You Jin's Pyebaek pictures have been released.
The beautiful pictures of Ki Tae-yeong and Yoo Jin were posted on a blog on the 20th. Yoo Jin is wearing a traditional colorful dress with a crown on her head and red rouge on her forehead and cheeks. She looks graceful and displayed the traditional Korean beauty. Husband Ki Tae-yeong was captured looking at her from far with a satisfied smile on his face,...More
Drama of the week Really Really Like You 2011/10/27, Source,
Drama of the week Really Really Like You (2006) Directed by Kim Jin-man Written by Bae Yoo-mi Network : MBC With Yoo Jin, Ryoo Jin, Lee Min-ki, Yoon Seung-won, Yoo Tae-joon, Yoon Ji-hoo,... 34 episodes - Sat, Sun 19:50 Synopsis There's no 'nobody'. Everybody is once an important person to somebody. The Life Story of Beautiful-minded People; 'The true meaning and hope of life can be learned from ordinary people'. What makes Love Truly different from other stories is its characters; those who work in the Blue House (Korean presidential residence). This drama introduces the viewers the place considered mysterious and tabooed in TV dramas. It also features the people working inside the most unknown place in the country,...More
Weekly Star Scene 1 2011/09/15, Source, It's time now for where we bring you the five hottest headlines coming out of the Korean entertainment industry.
: Hold onto your seats because we have our one and only Dami here in the studio with us. Hi Dami!
[Reporter : ] : Hi 건영 and Hi Sean!
: So what sort of news do you have for us today
[Reporter : ] : Well, let me start off with a pop quiz! What do Jo Kwon of 2AM, Huh Gak, Seung Ri of BigBang and Suzy of Miss A, have in common:,...More
Weekly Star Scene 2011/06/01, Source,
Once again it's time for weekly star scene, your update of the latest comings and goings in entertainment.
: We have our oh so unique reporter Dami in the studio with us! Hello Dami!
[Reporter : ] : Hello 건영 and Sean! Now we recently there has been some exciting news about a big star couple! ^.~ That's right! I am talking about Yoo Jin and Ki-Tae-yeong. The announced to a roomful of press that they will be tying the knot this year! Let's go ahead and join everyone at the scene of the press conference where both stars were all smiles in announcing their big day!,...More
Yoo Jin and Ki Tae-yeong: 'We Will Live Happily Ever After' 2011/05/24, Source, Actress Yoo Jin (30), a former member of the star singing group SES, and actor Ki Tae-yeong (33), who met while filming a drama, dated for one and a half years, and will marry this coming July, revealed their determination, saying, "Please cheer for us, and we will live happily".
During a press conference held at a café on the deck named ON on the Han river on May 23, Yoo Jin said, "I hope that our fans will cheer for both us while we are holding activities". Ki Tae-yeong also said, "As our lives could be opened to you, we will form a happy family that can become a model to all of you". The two actors met when they filmed the MBC drama "Creating Destiny" that aired in October, 2009, and began dating since then,...More
Yoo Jin and Ki Tae-yeong: 'We Wed in July' 2011/05/11, Source,
Actress Yoo Jin (30), a former member of the star singing group SES, and actor Ki Tae-yeong (33) will wed this coming July. The two actors announced their marriage by posting their personal messages on their respective fan club websites at around 1 pm on May 11. Yoo Jin posted a message entitled "I inform you" and said, "I will become a July bride. My dream of getting married before the age of 33 can finally come true,...More
Yoo Jin And Ki Tae-yeong To Get Married 2011/05/11, Source,
Another celebrity couple has decided to take the plunge and tie the knot! Member of famed girl group, S.E.S., the singer-turned-actress Yoo Jin will be wedding actor Ki Tae-yeong after one and a half years of dating. The nuptials will take place in a church located in Gyeonggi Province on July 23rd,...More
Korean Food – Centered TV Drama – "Bread, Love and Dreams" 2010/11/26, Source,
Just in time for Thanksgiving, a food-centered television drama from Korea!
"King of Baking, Kim Tak-gu" also known as "Bread, Love and Dreams" is a story of how a determined young man, Kim Tak-gu, manages to become the best baker in Korea. Throughout the 30 episodes of the Korean food-centered TV drama, he faces many trials on his journey, spanning the 1970s to the 1990s, beginning with his mother's past, through his childhood, and his adulthood, successes and challenges,...More
[INTERVIEW] Actor Joo Won 2010/09/29, Source,
Korean actor Joo Won [Chae Ki-won/10Asia]
My name isJoo 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 is five years older than me. My brother and I are the type of siblings that if we don't talk outside of the house you wouldn't think we were related. One can say that my brother is a 'real man' because he is well-built and has a tough personality, whereas I am thinner and the soft type,...More
Pull out your mascara and lip gloss as former girl band S.E.S. member Yoo Jin prepares to share her beauty secre,...More
Singer and actor Park Yong-ha laid to rest 2010/07/02, Source,
Actor So Ji-sub carries late actor Park Yong-ha's portrait and mortuary tablet to Park's burial site at Bundang Memorial Park in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea on July 2, 2010. [Han Youn-jong/Asia Economic Daily]
Singer and actor Park Yong-ha has been laid to rest at a private funeral attended by close family and friends.
The remains of the late star, who was cremated around noon on Friday, arrived at Bundang Memorial Park in Gyeonggi Province located south of Korea's capital of Seoul.
Actor So Ji-sub, carrying Park's portrait in his hands, led a procession of family and friends toward the burial site where song "STARS", from Park's last album, was being played in the background for the Buddhist ceremony,...More
Park Yong-ha's coffin borne out of St. Mary's Hospital 2010/07/02, Source,
Korean actor So Ji-sub carries a photograph of the late actor Park Yong-ha during the coffin-bearing ceremony held at St. Mary's Hospital in Seoul, Korea on July 2, 2010. [Asia Economic Daily]
The coffin for the late Korean actor Park Yong-ha, who committed suicide two days ago, was borne out of St. Mary's Hospital in Seoul earlier this morning amidst a sea of celebrities and fans attending the ceremony.
Actor So Ji-sub, a close friend of Park, led the coffin-bearing procession while carrying a photograph of the deceased, followed by Park's parents, family members and fellow actor friends. Several celebrities broke out into tears and started sobbing loudly,...More
[ChanMi's take] Yoo Jin VS Shin Hyeon-joon, who made the bigger fashion error? 2009/10/24, Source, Once in a while, stars come in public in very unique outfits, or costumes. The concept is really random and is concluded as a fashion error.
Yoo Jin and Shin Hyeon-joon are no exceptions to these fashion errors.
Yoo Jin tried to follow the trend, however, she matched the fashion items in an awkward style. Her overall look did not work good together.
Shin Hyeon-joon looked more comic in the kilt worn by the Scottish males as their traditional costumes. It was a very random outfit and did not look good on him at all!
Who do you think made the greater fashion error?,...More
[ChanMi's star news] Stars of "Yoga" in a photoshoot 2009/07/25, Source, Yoo Jin and Park Han-byeol have modeled for a fashion magazine in bright colored makeup and sophisticated outfits.
The film is to be released in August 20th and BAZAAR is promoting the stars as well as the film.
Through the interview of the two stars we can know that the film is about beauty of women and passionate jealousy that they can also carry. Park Han-byeol is acting as the female star who used to be popular at one time.,...More
[ChanMi's star news] Yoo Jin getting older? 2009/04/26, Source, She is still cute and lovely as an angel.
However, some of these close up pictures show that Yoo Jin is actually aging as time goes.
Don't you think she does?
Of course, she is aging with beauty. But, it's just a bit different to see that this young pop star is indeed going with time.,...More
While many singers are gasping for air amid the economic recession, which lowered revenue from already plunging album sales, some are temporarily leaving their original posts to pursue different careers.
[ChanMi's take] Something odd with the outfits? 2008/12/11, Source, Yoo Jin was at a MCM Event.
The girl is gorgeous, but sometimes her fashion coordinator seems to make little odd mistakes?
Her outfits seems very unbalanced in some way.
It might be her huge grey checkered corduroy jacket or the huge white bag. Which is it?,...More
One of the best ways to enjoy the festivity of the year-end would be watching a great movie with friends and family with buckets full of popcorn. Here are some of the movies, both local and from Hollywood, that will catch the eyes of movie-lovers during the holida,...More
Celebrity Volunteer Group Reaches Out to Disabled Children 2008/10/02, Source, "People who Care", a volunteer organization made up of celebrities, has set out to help children with disabilities. The volunteer group held a special ceremony to mark the beginning of its new sisterhood with the Social Welfare Society and the Amsa Rehabilitation Center on September 29.
Week's Movie Premieres 2007/05/11, Source, It's Friday which means it's time to check on this week's movie premieres.
Here's Son Heekyung.
First up this week is "Unstoppable Marriage" about two very different families seeking to get connected by marriage.
The comedy is,...More
Also on her own is Lee Hyori, who was formerly with all-girl group, Fin.K.L, before going solo in 2003.
Boys are not the only ones who can leave their band days behind. Women from popular girl groups su,...More
An official responsible for global strategic team at KBS said that Tanzania',...More
Fans of Snubbed Beauties Up in Arms 2005/04/06, Source, With the cable TV channel m.net selecting a list of Korea's 10 most beautiful women to mark the company's 10th anniversary, fans of stars who were left off are launching severe protests on the Internet. Using Internet balloting and expert opinion, m.net selected a list of Korea's 10 representative b,...More
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