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Lee Kwang-soo emoticons on Chinese messenger

Emoticons featuring Korean actor and entertainer Lee Kwang-soo were launched Tuesday on Chinese messenger app WeChat, said the actor’s agency King Kong Entertainment. Lee, best known for his appeara...

Updated : 2016.05.04 14:23

Power couple Bae Yong-joon, Park Soo-jin expecting first child

South Korean power couple Bae Yong-joon and Park Soo-jin are expecting their first child, their agency said Friday.Actress Park, who married the 43-year-old star actor in July 2015, has recently conceived a child, Keyeast said, adding she will visit the hospital next week to confirm her du...

Updated : 2016.04.29 15:08

Actress Kim Jung-eun walks down aisle

South Korean actress Kim Jung-eun tied the knot on Friday with her boyfriend of four years, her talent management revealed.The 40-year-old rom-com queen walked down the aisle with a U.S. finance expert of South Korean descent in a private wedding in Seoul, according to Sim Entertainment.On...

Updated : 2016.04.29 13:39

Actor Park Hae-jin to meet fans in Thailand in July

South Korean actor Park Hae-jin will take his upcoming Asian tour to Thailand in July, his publicist said Friday.The meeting will take place on July 31 at Bangkok's Muang Thai GMM Live House, his third stop after Beijing and Taiwan, HNS HQ said.The event will be free, like his most recent ...

Updated : 2016.04.29 13:37

S. Korean TV programs win large contracts in France, Hong Kong fairs

South Korean companies have signed deals worth $11.16 million to export their broadcasting content at MIPTV 2016, the world's biggest TV and digital content market, early this month, the government said Thursday.The combined sales of South Korean broadcasting content were up 16 percent fro...

Updated : 2016.04.28 21:57

[Hallyu Power] Song Joong-ki is more than good looks

Though many have come to know him as the dashing Army Capt. Yoo Shi-jin in the recent hit series “Descendants of the Sun,” actor Song Joong-ki has steadily built up a diverse filmography since his d...

Updated : 2016.04.26 17:26

U.S. Web drama explores world of Korean TV

A new U.S.-produced Web drama series could potentially expand the reach of K-dramas around the world. San Francisco-based streaming site Viki last week launched “Dramaworld,” a series centered on a...

Updated : 2016.04.25 17:47

Park Bo-gum meets Taiwan fans

Actor Park Bo-gum held a fan meeting at Taipei International Convention Center in Taiwan on Saturday. Park, who rose to stardom with the tvN drama series “Reply 1988” last year, attracted about 2,5...

Updated : 2016.04.25 13:52

‘Uncontrollably Fond’ to simulcast in China, U.S.

Still from teaser video of "Uncontrollaby Fond" (KBS)The upcoming KBS TV drama “Uncontrollably Fond” will be simulcast in various countries, according to its production company, Samhwa Networks.In a...

Updated : 2016.04.24 17:12

Bae Yong-joon slanderers slapped with W30m fine

The CEO and internal director of a ginseng product company who called hallyu star Bae Yong-joon “crazy for money” were slapped with a fine of 30 million won ($26,000) for defamation, Sunday. The Seo...

Updated : 2016.04.24 16:02

Jin Goo becomes new face of cosmetics brand Enprani

Actor Jin Goo has been picked as the new face of cosmetics company Enprani, the actor’s agency BH Entertainment said. Jin, who debuted with the SBS drama series “All In” in 2003, has starred in nu...

Updated : 2016.04.22 13:58

Actress Song Hye-kyo: I’m like any woman my age

Actress Song Hye-kyo has been living in the limelight for nearly two decades, since she rose to stardom in 2000 through “Autumn in my Heart,” a TV series largely credited with igniting the K-drama b...

Updated : 2016.04.21 14:39

Gong Yoo picked for ‘Descendants of the Sun’ scriptwriter’s next drama

Kim Eun-sook, the scriptwriter behind the phenomenal success of the KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun,” has cast actor Gong Yoo as the main lead for her next tvN drama series, Hwa and Dam Pi...

Updated : 2016.04.21 14:35

Song Hye-kyo calls Song Joong-ki the ‘perfect male lead’

Actress Song Hye-kyo said she thoroughly enjoyed filming alongside actor Song Joong-ki and called him the “perfect male lead.”“When I read the script for ‘Descendants,’ I thought that the male le...

Updated : 2016.04.20 20:35

I’d Watch That website asks public to make, judge TV ideas

LOS ANGELES (AP) – You’re mystified by the number of destined-for-failure shows on TV and figure you could make better picks than network executives.  Or you sneer at the recycled concepts of too many dull series when you have a killer original story to tell. Whether you fall into eith...

Updated : 2016.04.20 14:49