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Kim Bum wears cast during filming; Jan Di’s father reveals real daughter

Some of the photos of ‘Boys Over Flower’ filming for episode 16 were released and fans are paying much attention to the leg cast that Kim Bum had on due to a car accident he got into on 9th February.

And Ahn Seok Hwan, who playes ‘Geum Jan Di‘ father in the drama, reveals his real daughter and talks about how he hadn’t have much time together with her since his filming for the drama.

I know many of us had speculated the series of car accidents met by the main cast of Boys Over Flower to be some media gimmick to pull in the viewers, but it seems that they are all quite real.

Some netizens pointed out the cast on Kim Bum’s leg for the filming of episode 16.

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Yoochun & Yunho special MCs for MBC show

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Rough Translation:

Yoochun and Yunho are going to be MC’s for a day and they’re going to be performing Mirotic too! 😄

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Waaa~ A HoChun moment! kekekekee~

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Yozoh album ‘Oops’ sold out after 1 day release!

The title track “Oops” from singer Yozoh’s first full length album, ‘Traveler’ is gaining much popularity due to it’s interesting lyrics and sensuous melody.

‘Casker’ ‘Humming Urban Stereo’ ‘Sentimental Scenery’ ‘Jaejoo Boys’ ‘Lucite Tokki’ and along with the ability of other all-around talented musicians, Yozoh’s ‘Traveler’ expresses life’s little treasures through her own sensibility.

The title track, “Oops” is a charming lovers poem in which “Oops” is an expression used.

Moreover, even the music video of movie “My Wife Got Married” which features Yozoh’s “Morning Star” is much talked about along with her fresh new track, “Eat Breakfast and Ding.”

Credits : Newsen & seoulfull

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Wow~ I wanna check this out~

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Choi Jinsil’s last conversation

The contents of the last phone call the late actress Choi Jin-sil made to a magazine reporter have been disclosed.“I want to die. No, I’ll die. Listen, listen to me carefully as it will be the last. I want you to take care of my children. I’m sorry. Please help the kids. You know what I have suffered for the last six years, you know what the truth is. I trust you,” Choi said, ending the seven and a half minute call.

In the November edition of Queen magazine, the reporter, Kim, a close friend of Choi, revealed the phone conversation he had with Choi just before she committed suicide. She expressed grief over rumors believed to have forced her to take her own life.

According to the report, Choi called him around 1 a.m. on Oct. 2, presumably hours before committing suicide, and cried for a while. She repeatedly said, “I don’t need anything! What did I do wrong? Will all this end, if I die?”

Choi suffered rumors that she was involved in the death of actor Ahn Jae-hwan, who killed himself in September allegedly after failing to pay back debts to loan sharks. It was rumored that Choi lent him billions of won.

 

In an earlier call made Sept. 30, Choi told Kim, “I thought people would believe me because the rumor spreader was caught. But online boards are still filled with my story, and many people still believe that I’m the loan shark who drove Ahn to death.”

“I’m so scared. I feel like dying if the situation continues. Will people trust me if I die? My name is `Choi Jin-sil’ (Jin-sil means truth) but people call me `Choi Hypocrisy.’ Isn’t it sad?” she was quoted as saying.

“I’m sorry for my children, but it may be better to become a mom whose truth is revealed after death than a mom at whom people point fingers,” Choi said.

Credits : Korea Times & Seoulfull

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TVXQ on Oricon CHarts!

This year, TVXQ sets a record on Japanese Oricon Weekly Charts for the most number of “First Place” rankings this year.

The group’s 24th single, “MIROTIC,” was released in Japan on October 15th and on the day of its release, the album took first place on Oricon’s Single and Weekly Charts.

MIROTIC is TVXQ’s fourth single to rank first on the Oricon Weekly Charts, following “Purple Line” (January release), “Beautiful You” (April release), and “How Did I End Up Loving You” (July release).

“This is the first time anyone has ranked first on the Oricon Weekly Singles Chart four times in one year,” said a TVXQ representative from SM Entertainment agency. He added, “This has never happened with a Japanese singer, let alone a group from overseas, and it proves that TVXQ has become a top group in Japan, as well.”

MIROTIC is also the title track of TVXQ’s fourth album in Korea, where the song has also proved to be successful. The title track ranked first place for the past two weeks on SBS TV’s “Popular Music” program and on the weekly charts of the music website, “Dosirak.”

Credits : seoulfull & KBS GLOBAL

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Weee~~~ Oppa! Fighting!

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Dance Battle! – 2PM

On October 23rd, group 2PM performed ‘Only You’ in a live broadcast.

Also, singer Son Ho Young along with 2PM joined together to perform god’s song, ‘To Mother’ as part of it’s ‘Heroes’ Tribute.

Along with MC Alex and Chae Yeon, this edition of M.net M!Countdown featured Solbi, SeeYa, Son Ho Young, Lee Ji Soo, Jaurim, YMGA, Brown Eyed Girls, TBNY and Rain and more.

 

 

Credits : Newsen & seoulfull

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Waaaa~~~

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Wonder Girls advance to US as actresses

WonderGirls will be advancing into American in 2009 as actresses and not just as singers.

WonderGirls were at PIFF on 4th October in Busan. They said, “Even though Wondergirls are participating as singers today, next year we will be involved in a big project in America possibly as actresses .”

And leader SunYe said, “We are currently preparing for a big project in America right now. With so much interest and concern for SoHee’s appearance in movie ‘I Like It Hot’, there are also plans for us in America next year.”

After that, a JYP representative said, “We are preparing for WonderGirls to advance into America not only as singers but also possibly as actresses next year. And Park Jin Young will be leading the girls, though much more cannot be revealed until we have finalised with the plan at a later stage.”

Cassies to release an album~

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Amazing these cassies! As always~ 😄

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Jae Joong accepts drama role

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ROUGH SUMMARY

Jaejung hero acting challenge, “given a shot/chance to working at acting”

Networks, a joint venture in Japan, will be making a Tele Cinema and first episode is Postman of Heaven. It is a joint drama project of Japan and South Korea. Jaejoong had been interviewed on the 24th (of September? It says something about SM EverySing karaoke). Jaejoong is surprised to being casted for the role. He has read the script and took the role, and said he will work hard for it.

“Postman of Heaven” is going to be produced by ‘I’m Sorry I Love You’ Lee Hyungmin PD and Writer Kitagawa Eriko who wrote “One Million Stars Falling from the Sky” staring Takuya Kimura. The drama is about a messenger who connects the Afterlife with the present world. He will be a mailman who is in charge of sending the death of a friend or family member (of a person) up to heaven. There will be a DVD of this mini-series.

Yunho mentions that Jaejoong was the first out of them to make a solo shot at career, and that in the larger framework they are still DBSK as a whole even when they are doing solo.

The drama is scheduled to be filmed as early as the 10th (October?).

Summary thanks to Google translator xD

Please note from this post that:
This isn’t one of those full dramas with 16 episodes or longer. Korean Producers and Japanese Writers are getting together and producing something called “Telecinema.” There will be 7 episodes each with a different story and Jaejoong will be coming out in the 1st episode. A TV version and movie version will be released, which will be 60 minutes and 120 minutes long respectively. There is no info on when this will air. – s@nbi@soompi

credits: 꽃소금@DNBN + fangirlmitz & lovetohateme
shared by: Delicieux@soompi
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Aren’t they busy enough already?
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Actress Choi Jinsil suicide

 

Choi Jin-sil, a famous South Korean actress, was found dead at her home in what appears to be a suicide, Yonhap News reported quoting police sources Thursday.

Choi’s mother found the actress with an elastic band around her neck tied to a shower stall in her home in southern Seoul, officers at the Seocho Police Station said.

“We confirmed her death at 7:38 a.m. after receiving a call that Ms. Choi committed suicide,” a police officer was quoted as saying.

Police have been investigating rumors that linked Choi to the recent suicide of another actor, Ahn Jae-hwan, in early September. Rumors circulated that she had lent a large amount of money to Ahn whose debt was mounting from a failing business.

Choi, 40, had since sought a police probe into the source of the rumors, calling them groundless. Investigators arrested a woman, a securities company employee, this week for spreading the rumors.

Choi, one of South Korea’s top actresses, whose marriage to pro baseball player Cho Sung-min ended in an ugly divorce in 2004, is survived by two children.

Source: Korea Times
Picture Source: Newsen
Credit: seoulfull

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R.I.P Choi Jinsil~

Rain is coming!

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Magic Feet is back!

 

Not that the news of Rain’s return to the k-pop scene is anything new, but its officially official with the release of his new teaser video, entitled, “Love Story”. Ha Ji-Won also stars in the music video.

This will be his first album under his new company J Tune Entertainment. Magic Feet is actually using his brain for once.  He has cleaned up very nicely by getting rid of the ajumma hair style. However, with younger rivals such as DBSK and Big Bang behind his back,  he’ll have to keep on his toes to even think of competing with them. I guess coming back to Korea and speaking his native tongue has helped him regain some of his brain cells.

Our Magic Feet has a busy schedule coming up as well, with his new special debuting on the 10th, on M.Net Countdown on the 16th, and performing at the Lotte Family Concert 2 days later…it seems we are going to be seeing much more of the shrimp-eyed wonder.

In the end of the teaser, somehow once again Rain ends up bloody. Oh well, rather this then those nasty pictures from Ninja Assassin floating around the internet.

More pictures and a longer teaser will be released October 2, 2008 but check out what has been released.

Credits : Popseoul

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Why the hell does Rain have a nickname like magic feet I have no idea~ It’s so silly~ Whatever~ Looking forward to it!

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How many famous people do TVXQ! know?

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Dong Bang Shin Gi who recently made their comeback with their 4th album, ‘Spell (MIROTIC)’ talked about the connections they’ve made in the entertainment world.

On KBS Cool FM, “Super Junior’s Kiss The Radio” on the 29th of September, Dong Bang Shin Gi had their first radio broadcast since their comeback.

On that day, DJ Lee Teuk and Eun Hyuk asked Micky Yoochun, “We know which Dong Bang Shin Gi member has the biggest feet [but] how many phone numbers of entertainment stars do you have?” To which, Micky Yoochun answered with a 28. Some of the people they contact often include SS501’s Hyun Joong, Epik High’s Tablo and Lee Hyori.

And when asked about the connections of other members, Xiah Junsu expressed, “We’ve been active for 6 years now but our connections are really very limited.”

On the day of the broadcast, as many as 80, 000 people listened and participated on the radio’s notice boards.

Source: Newsen
Credit: seoulfull

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Lol… This was so adorable… But it’s hard to believe people as famous as them only know a few other famous stars!! What happened during all those shows?!

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Big Bang’s Number 1 preview

Set to release on October 22, Big Bang’s first Japanese album will feature “Number 1.”

Credits : seoulfull and YBGY (vid)

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Love the song… They sound great singing English…. Makes me anticipate their upcoming album more~ ^^ Bet it’s gonna be a hit!

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Korean ‘Hana Yori Dango’ casted?

 

The veil has been lifted.

The F4 members to Korean ‘Hana Yori Dango’ has been confirmed – Kim Hyun Joong, Kim Bum, Lee Min Ho and Kim Jun.

 

Japan’s popular original manga-turned-drama “Hana Yori Dango” aka “Boys Over Flowers” has casted Lee Min Ho – Kim Hyun Joong – Kim Bum – Kim Jun as the F4 (Flower 4) for the Korean version of the drama.

The drama’s producers, Group 8, revealed through press releases on the morning of the 2nd, who the four main lead males were going to be.

Lee Min Ho will play the Japanese manga role of “Tsukasa” aka “Goo Joon Pyo.” The character of Goo Joon Pyo will be the heir to the Shinhwa Group Enterprises and the leader of the F4. Lee Min Ho has already participated in the drama “Run Mackeral”, “I am Sam”, and the movie “Our School’s ET.” The production company explained that Lee Min Ho was casted for his dark-lined face and his height which towers over 180cm.

Romantic and Quirky young man “Yoon Ji Hoo” (Rui in the original Japanese version) will be played by SS501 Leader Kim Hyun Joong. Kim Hyun Joong was cast the earliest out of the main 4 and has received acting training since then. With the announcement of the casting news, there has been many comments about how he fits the role.

The remaining two F4 members “Seo Lee Jung” and “Song Woo Bin” (Soujiro and Akira in the original Japanese version) will be played by talent Kim Bum and boy band T-Max’s Kim Jun.

“Hana Yori Dango” is about a poor, but bright high school student named “Tsukushi” who attends an exclusive high school where only the rich go. She ends up having encounters with the bachelor F4 and experiences love and friendship in his romance manga. It has been running for 11 years in Japan with 36 books. The books have sold 5.8 million copies to date (I’m not 100% on the number…)

The manga has been translated into English, French, and Spanish with 14 other languages translated and the manga has been made into a drama in Japan and Taiwan. The actors cast as the F4 in both versions of the drama have been skyrocketed into fame and there has been a lot of interest in who the Korean cast of the F4 would be because of this trend.

The Korean version of Boys Over Flowers will begin in December and will have 24 episodes.

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Credits : sookyeong & seoulfull (the 2nd pic)

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Hmmm~ Personally, I’m excited about this and also a little bit nervous…. I’m wondering how all of it will play out~ ^^

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TVXQ! Supports BoA’s expansion into America~

 

Group TVXQ revealed they they will be rooting together for BoA’s advancement into the American market in an interview held on the 24th at Seoul Apgujong.

“What will the result be,” pondered the five members, but they were all in agreement that she “will come out of it successful” conveying what they thought of their fellow colleague.

“We are cheering for her,” said Xiah Junsu. And regarding her future he added, “I hope that it sends her status soaring.” Young Woong Jae Joong also stating, “I hope to find my way onto the same road that Sunbae (Senior) is taking.”

U-Know Yunho pointed out that, “BoA is a very hardworking singer, didn’t she overcome her difficulties and win over Japan,” and that it will be a good influence for BoA when she enters America.

Choi Kang Chang Min, “We may not know the American Music Market that well but with BoA’s hard work she can do it.”

Although, the group had reservations themselves when asked, “Doesn’t Dong Bang Shin Gi also wish to advance to America?” With a flat out denial, Xiah Junsu said, “We’re not thinking of something like that right now,” as well as U-Know Yunho, “I’ve missed Korea very much and because of that wish to stay active here.”

Source: My Daily
Credit: seoulfull

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Yunho SAVED a girl!

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DBSK Leader Uknow Yunho was on his way to work when he was followed by a group of fans.

While on the phone Yunho tried to cross the streets.
At the same time a girl happened to be crossing at the same light.

Unfortunately, she walked before the light changed. As a result a car came her way almost hitting her since the driver was too surprise to stop on time. Yunho, despite being on the phone noticed the situation and pulled her out of the way of the moving car before she was injured.

His act of kindness stirred up even more attention for DBSK\’s comeback to Korea.

Credits : DBSK forums @ Soompi

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Yunho oppa! FIGHTING!!!!

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SNSD ‘Factory Girl’ comeback

Getting ready to reveal their new album in October, SNSD will first make their official comeback to TV shows. SNSD will return to TV on cable channel MNet’s new reality show “Factory Girl” (PD Kwon Youngchan).

“Factory Girl” will be the Korean reality version of the movie “The Devil Wears Prada”, with the nine SNSD members taking on the role of fashion editors for a magazine aimed at teenagers and young adults.

 

SNSD became the editors for the fashion magazine “Elle Girl” and will show the reality of the fashion world to the tv audience. In addition, they are also expected to introduce a variety of fashion items to the audience.

PD Kwon Youngchan, who is the director in charge, said “Instead of simply saying that Factory Girl is a reality show with SNSD as the main characters, it is rather a program combining reality, trends and celebrity”, adding “please look forward to seeing a new side of SNSD as fashion editors”.

Factory Girl will premiere on October 8th at 6PM.

Credits : NoCut News and Boxclub@ shoshified.com/forums & sookyeong

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I’m not an avid SNSD fan but i thought you’d like this unnie~ ^^

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Big Bang 1#

Big Bang won the #1 place on Music Bank on 26th September.

They were the #1 and #2 positions on the K Chart for the month of September with their 3rd minialbum ‘Stand Up’, pushing SHINee down from the #1 and #2 position on the chart.

 

Also on this episode of MuBank, Big Bang performed 2 songs ‘Haru Haru’ and ‘Heaven’ off the minialbum.

With this, Big Bang has thus far achieved 12 #1 positions on music broadcast programs after their comeback – 4 consecutive #1 on Music Bank, 3 consecutive #1 on Inkigayo, 3 consecutive #1 position on M!Countdown amongst them.

Big Bang also did a breakthrough of album sales of 100,000 copies for this minialbum.

Being awarded the #1 position for the month of September on Music Bank KChart, Big Bang said, “We are feeling very good now. This is our last stage on Music Bank and it is an honour to win the #1 position. Thank you everyone for the love you gave to us.”

Big Bang will end their 3rd minialbum activities with their last performance on MBC Music Core coming 27th September before doing their promotional activities in Japan. They will be back with a new Korean album in November.

On another hand, on this episode of Music Bank, members TOP and GDragon took on the role as a 1-day MC to the show with Seo In Young.

Credits : sookyeong

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^^ Honestly I think it’s cool we get to see them MCing….

Unnie!!! This means that we get to see them MCing!!!! Waaaaarrrgghhh~~~ Long time again… >_<

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