, who shot to stardom for her title role in "Shining Inheritance
", a popular weekend SBS drama, has been dating actor and businessman Kang Do-han
over the past four months, Sports Hankook reported Thursday.
The report said the two met earlier this year after being introduced by acquaintances and have become closer more recently. Han and Kang have reportedly been spotted dating at a horse-riding range in Namyangju, Gyeonggi Province, where the actor serves as a marketing director, among other places.
The sports and entertainment newspaper said Han visited the range about 10 days ago with...More
By Bae Ji-sook
Prosecutors will seek arrest warrants for several TV program directors on the charge of accepting kickbacks from entertainment agencies.
One of the directors is an executive producer of the hit MBC show "Sunday Sunday Night" identified only as Koh. Prosecutors disclosed only last names.
A director "Kim" of the KBS show "Happy Sunday" and Park, a chief of the KBS entertainment department, also face arrest.
Koh is believed to have taken tens of millions of won in cash and shares from Fantom Entertainment in exchange for putting its clients on his programs. Kim is also suspected of having bought shares of an ...More
, the founder and force behind Korea's Cineclick Asia, has launched a new company called Fine Cut, which will act as a sales agent for Korean and international titles, as well as investing in films and acquiring select foreign titles for the domestic market.
Seo, who launched the successful Cineclick six years ago, sold it last year to Fantom Entertainment in order to raise capital for project investment. When the purchaser's stock market share price dropped limiting the scope of its operations, Seo decided the best way to realize her vision was to start fresh, resulting in First Cut.
Her new company already has 17 titles on display at Berlin's European Film Market, many in post-production. Among them are ...More
Singer "Ivy" is going through a rough patch after the arrest of a man named Yu (31) last week who had attempted to blackmail her with a revealing video clip showing him with the K-pop star. "It is possible that such video clips exist since "Ivy" slept over at Yu's place quite often, but none were shot with her consent", "Ivy" publicist Fantom Entertainment said Friday. Yu and "Ivy" had been in a romantic relationship for the past two years.
"Ivy" is this year's undisputed no.1, rising to the top with her second album "Sonata of Temptation" released early this year and is also busy shooting commercials for everything from cosmetics to drinks. "The incident has made it impossible for "Ivy" to go on with her public appearances or even go for a simple walk outside", says her agency. That requires a rethink of her scheduled appearance at various end-of-the-year events and commercial shoots. They could include the 2007 Mnet KM Music Festival o...More
Actress Sin Eun-kyeong
, 34, and her ex-husband Kim Jung-soo visited Seoul Family Court last Friday to file a divorce document, officially marking the end to their four years of marriage. Kim was the head of an entertainment company, "Good Player", which used to be Sin's agency.
The two wed in September 2003 and the following year Sin gave birth to a child who is now three years old.
Their marriage started to face trouble last June when Kim illegally used Sin's private seal to misappropriate 400 million won ($424,800) for his entertainment company. Sin noted the lack of trust in the relationship.
According to a source close to the couple, the divorce is due to personality differences and economic troubles.
Kim was short of funds while producing two films, "...More