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Han Ga In struts her stuff in her latest commercial
BY JJ – MAY 29, 2012
POSTED IN: ENDORSEMENTS, ICANDY
Actress Han Ga In shines in a sensuous commercial.
The star of the mega hit drama ‘The Moon That Embraces The Sun’ and the movie ‘Architecture Theories’, actress Han Ga In has shown off her perfect body figure in the LG Household & Health Care commercial for a body wash product.
The commercial still cut images show Han Ga In laying down in a sea of pomegranate fruit, wearing a nude tone mini dress showing off a sexy side of her. The contrasting red color of the fruit and Han Ga In’s fair skin makes for a stunning shot.
Netizens commented on Han Ga In’s commercial still cuts, “So it wasn’t enough she was the most elegant woman in the world, now she wants to become the sexiest”, “Words can’t describe her beauty”, I guess I’ll just have to be satisfied with commercials for now.. please come back to another drama soon”, and so on.
Source: Joongang via Nate
Kim Soo Hyun looks good with a perm too
BY JJ – MAY 30, 2012
POSTED IN: ICANDY, WEB BUZZ
Actor Kim Soo Hyun‘s perm hairstyle is the latest buzz on the web.
The photo above was posted on an online community board recently titled, ‘I love your past too, Kim Soo Hyun’s past photo’.
Kim Soo Hyun looks playful and happy in the photo. He’s wearing a cute perm hairstyle and posing for the camera making V with his finger.
The photo shows a very different side of Kim Soo Hyun who has shown a regal image in the MBC drama ‘The Moon That Embraces The Sun’ and it has garnered explosive reactions from the netizens.
Netizens commented on Kim Soo Hyun’s old photo, “He looks so adorable”, “I think he looks great with perm too”, “Daebak proportion”, “So cute I can’t get my eyes off him”, and so on.
Source: Money Today via Nate
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Ha Ji Won will be in Los Angeles for stage greeting for the movie 'Korea' after finishing photo shooting in Mexico. I don't know the exact the schedule for the stage greeting, but I think that you can find out the theaters in LA. I hope that many people can watch the movie and see her in the theater.
allkpop TV Guide: Rooftop Prince Ep. 17-20 (Finale)
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Official Synopsis: A prince from the Chosun era, Yi Gak (JYJ‘s Yoochun), along with his entourage, which includes Song Man Bo (Lee Min Ho), Do Chi San (Choi Woo Shik) and Woo Young Sul (Jung Seok Won), are catapulted 300 years into the future. As he attempts to investigate the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of the princess he loved, he unexpectedly finds himself in the city of Seoul in the year 2012, where he comes across a woman who looks exactly like his beloved crown princess…
Ratings: The final week of broadcasts for all three dramas, MBC‘s ‘King 2 Hearts‘, SBS‘s ‘Rooftop Prince’, and KBS‘s ‘Equator Man‘ has wrapped up. On the last day of the broadcasts, ‘Equator Man’ (starring Uhm Tae Woong and Lee Joon Hyuk) was able to retain its first place position with a 14.3% rating, while ‘Rooftop Prince’ and ‘King 2 Hearts’ (starring Lee Seung Gi and Ha Ji Won) achieved similar ratings with a 12.8% and 12.1% rating, respectively. The tables turned on the final day of broadcasting after ‘Rooftop Prince’ captured the crown with a 14.8% rating, while ‘Equator Man’ followed closely behind with a 14.1%. ‘King 2 Hearts’ sadly dropped from its original first place position to last with a 11.8% rating. The broadcast of all three dramas had a lot of competition as positions switched almost weekly.
Recap of Ep. 17-18: Yi Gak is able to rescue Park Ha (Han Ji Min) from the frozen truck, with Yong Sool’s help, giving up Tae Young’s cell phone to Tae Mu. Meanwhile, CEO Jang reveals the truth to Se Na, that she is in fact her true daughter, inviting her to go to Hong Kong with him. After Park Ha recuperates, Yi Gak, posing as Tae Young, and Park Ha frighten Tae Mu when “Tae Young” acts like he recognized Park Ha from New York. Park Ha also reveals the postcard with the portrait Tae Young had drawn of her. Tae Mu makes Se Na steal Tae Young’s laptop with the NYC photos, and Tae Young’s grandmother catches her red-handed. Grandmother tries to follow her and ends up falling down the stairs, dying in a pool of blood. Tae Mu urges Se Na to leave for Hong Kong immediately with CEO Jang, but the plan is interrupted when Park Ha reveals to CEO Jang that she is In Joo. Depressed, Se Na leaves for her apartment, waiting for Tae Mu to arrive, but Yi Gak enters the apartment first. Se Na, believing Tae Mu had arrived, asks how Tae Mu can stand brazenly in front of Grandmother’s burial, angering Yi Gak as he punches Tae Mu who enters the scene.
“Tae Young”, who is actually Yi Gak, threatens that Tae Mu and Se Na will pay, leaving the apartment angrily and visiting the real Tae Young in the hospital. While Yi Gak goes on a date with Park Ha, he begins to disappear, scaring himself. Meanwhile, Grandmother’s lawyer gathers the family to announce that Grandmother had left the company to Tae Young, but if Tae Young was not present at the will reading, then Tae Mu will inherit the company. Tae Mu begins forming his evil plan, and leaves a bag of cash and a plane ticket in Yi Gak’s car, framing Yi Gak as an impostor of Tae Young who was planning to steal Grandmother’s money. Yi Gak is thus arrested, while the family convenes the will reading. Park Ha visits Yi Gak in jail and shows him the initials on Bu Young’s handkerchief. which denotes Bu Young as the actual maker. Yi Gak vanishes completely and reappears outside of the will reading room, where he interrupts the process.
Yi Gak later meets up with Tae Mu and threatens him and Se Na with the news that Yi Gak will have them arrested on the account of Grandmother’s death if they do not resign and return the stolen money. Tae Mu enlists Se Na’s help and beings plotting against Yi Gak. Se Na, acting sad and remorseful towards Park Ha, texts Yi Gak with Park Ha’s phone to meet at the reservoir. Park Ha catches on to Se Na suspicious activities, but brushes it aside. Meanwhile, Se Na, dressed as Park Ha, meets up with Yi Gak. Yi Gak tries to catch her, but Tae Mu drives straight for him. Meanwhile, Park Ha puts the pieces together and catches Tae Mu driving into Yi Gak. Pushing Yi Gak aside, Park Ha stands in the way of the oncoming car.
Recap of Ep. 19-20: Park Ha is rushed to the hospital after Tae Mu sends her flying into the lake. Her liver is injured and Park Ha’s health begins to deteriorate. Se Na is unnerved at the murder attempt, but at Park Ha and with Yi Gak’s urgent pleas, agrees to transfer her liver if Yi Gak gives up all the company money. While Se Na is ready to transplant her liver, Tae Mu has other ideas and hopes to escape to China with the money, breaking the arrangement. However, Se Na ultimately goes to the hospital and saves Se Na’s life, while Tae Mu is arrested after fighting with Yi Gak.
As Park Ha recuperates, her peace is interrupted by the abrupt disappearance of Chi San. In order to live happily in the remaining precious moments, she proposes to Yi Gak. After pondering Park Ha’s request, Yi Gak agrees, and goes on a date with her in the palace grounds, only to be interrupted again by the disappearance of the two other servants. Park Ha and Yi Gak go to her house, where they have a symbolic wedding. After Yi Gak and Park Ha kiss, Yi Gak begins to fade away, leaving Park Ha sobbing for him.
Yi Gak returns to the Chosun era and returns to his prince position with the help of his courtiers. Meanwhile, Minister Hong (father of Hwa Young and Bu Young) and his partner, the reincarnation of Tae Mu, are disturbed that Yi Gak is alive even after the assassination attempt. Yi Gak summons Minister Hong, and reveals what exactly happened with the murder.
Minister Hong had sent Bu Young a letter for Hwa Young with poisoned powder that would be placed on Yi Gak’s persimmons. Bu Young reads the letter, and alarmed, enters Yi Gak’s room, where she finds him talking with Hwa Young. Answering Yi Gak’s riddle herself, she asks to eat the persimmon to save the Prince’s life.
Hwa Young is shocked by Bu Young’s impending death and meets up with her secretly. The two switch identities as Bu Young drowns in the lake. In the present Chosun era, Yi Gak orders the execution of Minister Hong and the reincarnation of Tae Mu, sparing Hwa Young and her mother. Yi Gak reads Bu Young’s last letter, and writes his own to Park Ha, which Park Ha finds in the palace in the present time.
Later, she notices another postcard of her that Tae Young drew, and meets him in the Seoul Tower. Park Ha shakes hands with Tae Young, who momentarily switches to Yi Gak in her vision.
[Note : This post reflects the opinions of the author, and not necessarily those of allkpop.]
Wow. Just went through a rollercoaster of emotions, ending in a tranquil melancholy with the final moment of ‘Rooftop Prince’. Although the last few episodes were a turmoil of messy, unceremoniously dropped conflicts and resolutions, and makjang elements, I though the last meeting between Tae Young (the reincarnation of Tae Young) and Park Ha was beautiful. I felt that Tae Young becoming a couple with Park Ha, with the reminder that it was still Yi Gak in essence, was the best ending it could possibly have without the beginning of Tae Young’s loveline thrown in the trash. The drama, though, could have elaborated much more on the reincarnating theme of love and history, especially at the expense of the corporate family feud and the Se Na moments. There could have been much more connections drawn between Tae Young and Yi Gak that could make the meeting more poignant. The drama had concentrated much of its effort in making the Chosun and modern day conflict parallel each other that it lost a lot of Tae Young development. All we know about him is that he likes to draw, is a little rebellious, and makes a good vegetable. Even a small detail at the end could have made that moment more special, like the reappearance of the wedding pendant.
The makjang elements killed the lighthearted and comedy, and almost killed the beauty of the time-traveling concept. I don’t think I can keep count of the murders and the murder attempts by the two most annoying/evil people, Se Na and Tae Mu. Tae Mu turned into a psychopath that just simply ended up in jail, while Se Na thought that a liver transplant could send her to heaven. On the top of the crazy twists and turns, which only made the drama messier (except for Park Ha saving Yi Gak), it resolved them way too quickly and simply with a simple arrest. In addition, the last episode devoted to the Chosun Era was not as exciting nor stunning as it had been before as it was pretty much a flashback with an order for execution because Yi Gak seemed to have solved and known everything. I hoped for more of a battle with the forces of evil and mystery, in which Yi Gak grapples with solving the rest of the clues and longs for Park Ha. Maybe it could be interspersed with moments of the present, to develop Tae Young’s character. While I could see why the writers had done all of these conflicts in the modern era to parallel the Chosun era, it was too much, and that time could have been devoted to the core concept of reincarnation.
‘Rooftop Prince’ was unique with its plot, until it got muddled up in the pile of melodrama at the end. But I think I can say the cute Yi Gak-Park Ha moments might have redeemed for a little bit of that
mukha atang kulang ang title ng thread na ito...haha....
thank you for the updates about Binnie and Jiwon...love them
Hot★ The most handsome K-star Top 20 !! voted by Korean Netizens
May 29, 2012 2:59 pm pigamo
1. Won bin (Actor)
2. Kang Dong-won (Actor)
3. Jo In-sung (Actor)
4. Ko soo (Actor)
5. So Ji-sub (Actor)
6. Jang Dong-kun (Actor)
7. Hyun bin (Actor)
8. Kong U (Actor)
9. Jung Woo-sung (Actor)
10. Kim Nam-gil (Actor)
11. Song Seung-heon (Actor)
12. Cha Seung-won (Actor)
13. Kim Hyun-joong (Singer & Actor)
14. Jang Keun-suk (Actor)
15. Yu Ah-in (Actor)
16. Yu Chun (Singer & Actor)
17. Park Hae-il (Actor)
18. Yu Seung-ho (Actor)
19. Daniel (Actor)
20. 2PM Nickun (Singer)
Source : Nate Pann
Ha Ji-Won in CGV LA!
May 31, 2012 cgvcinemas
Help us double up our likes to 8,000 likes and we’ll bring Korea’s top actress, Ha Ji-Won, to CGV LA! “Like” our CGV Cinemas facebook page (facebook.com/cgvcinemas) and share this post with your friends, and 3 lucky winners will get 2 FREE VIP seats to the “As One” movie screening. This offer is until 6/4/2012, and the event is on 6/5/2012. Visit our Facebook page frequently for more updates on exact time and details on this event.
“The Thieves” Starring Jeon Ji Hyun and Kim Soo Hyun Releases More Stills
Yoojiin May 30, 2012
More stills of actress Jeon Ji Hyun and Kim Soo Hyun‘s new movie “The Thieves” have been revealed today.
On May 29, preview pictures were posted on the “The Thieves”‘ official Facebook page. The stills show both actors posing and holding a movie clapper board on the set of the movie which was filmed in Hong Kong and Macao. In the first picture, Jeon Ji Hyun is seen posing in a long black dress which allows her to expose her leg. She holds a movie clapper board and stares at the camera. In the next picture, Kim Soo Hyun is wearing a training suit and is ready to shout “Action” as he holds a movie clapper board.
Upon seeing the pictures netizens commented, “Jeon Ji Hyun’s shapely leg is a hit,” “Kim Soo Hyun looks so cool, “It’s the first time to see Jeon Ji Hyun like this,” “Why is Jeon Ji Hyun’s leg so long when she isn’t even wearing heels?” “When will we finally get to see the movie with such a great cast?”
Meanwhile, “The Thieves” will be out in theaters on July 2012.
Kim Soo Hyun and Jun Ji Hyun Hit the Slates for ‘The Thieves’
2012-05-31 23:05 l CJ E&M enewsWorld Grace Danbi Hong
Kim Soo Hyun and Jun Ji Hyun proved that they are more capable than just acting during a movie shoot.
On May 29, Show Box, the distributor for the movie The Thieves, uploaded two photos onto its official Facebook page.
The photos were taken while the team was overseas in Hong Kong and Macau and showed Kim Soo Hyun and Jun Ji Hyun in the ‘ready’ position, holding clapperboards.
Dressed in comfortable clothes, Kim Soo Hyun, as the youngest on the actor team, took his job as a clapper seriously, while newlywed Jun Ji Hyun struck a sexy pose, sticking one leg out of her dress with a straight face as she hit the slates.
The two reportedly kept the atmosphere during the shoot very lively with their silliness.
Meanwhile, The Thieves is about a team of ten thieves who plot to steal a priceless diamond hidden in a casino in Macau. The movie is starred by top actors, such as Kim Hye Soo, Kim Yoon Suk, Lee Jung Jae, and others. The movie will open in July.
Last edited by hobinwook; Jun 1, 2012 at 03:05 AM.
Kim Soo Hyun snags another CF deal with Samsung
Actor Kim Soo Hyun has been a CF King since his hit drama ‘The Moon That Embraces the Sun‘. Already having earned an estimate of over 8 billion KRW (6.8 million USD) with his 17 CF gigs, Kim Soo Hyun has added one more to the list.
Kim Soo Hyun is currently the model for Samsung‘s Series 9 laptops, but on May 30th, Samsung Electronics revealed that Kim Soo Hyun has also been chosen to model their upcoming smart printers.
A representative said, ”Kim Soo Hyun is the first to model for two products simultaneously. As both the notebook and printer are products of the IT solution division, we expect a positive synergy effect.”
The company has sought the help of other actors for their printer line in the past like actress Jun Ji Hyun and Kim Tae Hee, and hopes to regain their footing in their printer sales with Kim Soo Hyun’s help.
A Samsung representative stated, ”Our printer ads were once up-and-running but lately it has been falling back. We plan to attack the market once again with Kim Soo Hyun as our new model.”
"Rooftop" Han Ji-min "An actress must not be outstanding"
Source | 2012/05/30
Han Ji-min from the recent SBS drama "The Rooftop Prince" revealed her philosophy.
In an interview with OSEN on the 29th, "I don't think any character should stand out on its own when it comes to acting. It's important for viewers to say, "Oh it's Park Ha" rather than "It's Han Ji-min" when they see something".
She continued, "I also think it's important that the character fits well into the overall story and not stand out by his or herself".
"I try to keep that in mind when I am acting. I don't stand out but I try to be natural. I still have a long way to go".
Han Ji-min went through a lot in the drama "The Rooftop Prince" as Park Ha but remained bright and cheerful all the time.
Meanwhile, "The Rooftop Prince" is about a prince named Lee Gak (Micky Yoochun) from the Chosun times who travels to the modern era after losing his beloved princess but falls in love with the woman he couldn't love 300 years ago.
Source : osen.mt.co.kr/article... ( English )
JYJ’s Yoochun is Passed Out from Sleeping But Protected by Lee Tae Sung
jnkm May 31, 2012
A recent photo of Park Yoochun fast asleep has been revealed.
On May 30, Park Yoochun posted on his Twitter, “Taesung hyung, Minsoo hyung~ We had such a good time~ A passed out Yoochun, a mental breakdown Yoochun~ Is this what our relationship is about?” along with a photo.
In the photo, Park Yoo Chun looks like he is passed out in a deep sleep. Lee Tae Sung (who appeared on “Rooftop Prince” with Park Yoochun) is seen sticking his tongue out with half-opened eyes, which drew much laughter.
After Park Yoo Chun posted that photo, Lee Tae Sung replied, “Hey Yoochun. That was shot from far away. I was at least 20cm apart from you. I just wanted to protect you, and you were passed out.”
Then Park Yoo Chun replied to him by saying, “Hmm~ Hyung, protect me,” and to that, Lee Tae Sung answered, “From now on, I will protect you whenever you pass out~ Don’t worry Yong Tae Moo. Hahahaha”
This playful conversation drew much attention from the netizens who reacted, “Lee Tae Sung is so protective over Park Yoo Chun’s passed out state,” “The two of them seem so close,” “This is so funny,” and many more.
Meanwhile, the SBS drama, “Rooftop Prince,” in which Park Yoo Chun and Lee Tae Sung co-starred came to an end on May 24.
Last edited by hobinwook; Jun 1, 2012 at 03:08 AM.
Secret Garden Korean Drama
Japan Secret Garden Making Magazine - TOP 10 Best scenes- #3 in Episode 13: "Why are your dreams always so terrible?…Still, come...Tomorrow and the day after.