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Yoo Yeon-seok cast in next drama penned by ‘Guardian’ writer

Yoo Yeon-seok has scored the lead male role in the next show by hitmaker scriptwriter Kim Eun-sook, who penned “Descendants of the Sun” and “Guardian: The Great and Lonely God.” Yoo has been c...

Updated : 2017.07.10 16:07

Web video platform gains momentum targeting Korean youth

Within two minutes, viewers get a peek into the life of character Oh Gu-sil, an office worker who goes on a string of blind dates, repeating the same conversations. This is the setup of web drama ...

Updated : 2017.07.09 16:13

‘Path to equality rarely easy,’ says Daniel Dae Kim on ‘Hawaii Five-0’ departure

Korean-American star Daniel Dae Kim spoke up Wednesday regarding his departure from the long-running CBS drama “Hawaii Five-0,” reportedly due to pay inequality. Last Friday, entertainment trade ...

Updated : 2017.07.06 15:09

Kim Tae-ri to star with Lee Byung-hun in period drama

Actress Kim Tae-ri has been cast alongside actor Lee Byung-hun for the upcoming drama series “Mr. Sunshine” (tentative title), slated to air early next year. Kim will be the female lead in the sh...

Updated : 2017.07.06 15:07

Why comedian Kim Young-chul accompanied President Moon to Berlin

Comedian Kim Young-chul accompanied President Moon Jae-in on the presidential jet headed to Berlin for the G20 Summit. Kim Young-chul performs at a luncheon for overseas Koreans living in Berlin on ...

Updated : 2017.07.06 15:06

Actress Song Hye-kyo secretly donated 100 mln won to hospital

Actress Song Hye-kyo, who made a surprise announcement of her wedding plans with actor Song Joong-ki, recently made a secret 100 million-won donation to a children's hospital, sources said Thursday. ...

Updated : 2017.07.06 14:08

[Newsmaker] Korea’s hottest actor never short of news

Song Joong-ki dropped a stick of entertainment media dynamite on the country early Wednesday morning with the news he would marry his former costar, stunning fans and media alike and proving once aga...

Updated : 2017.07.05 19:13

Star couple Song Joong-ki, Song Hye-kyo to wed on Oct. 31

The onscreen couple of KBS hit drama series “Descendants of the Sun” will soon be married in real life. Early on Wednesday, Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo announced plans to wed on Oct. 31, throug...

Updated : 2017.07.05 17:37

[Photo] Song Joong-ki, Song Hye-kyo’s love story

From stars of “Descendants of the Sun” to a soon-to-be married couple in real life, maybe it is time to review the previous photos of the Songs taken together. We don’t know at point of the TV dr...

Updated : 2017.07.05 15:26

Song Joong-ki considering role in Netflix’s ‘Kingdom’

Song Joong-ki has been offered a role in “Kingdom,” an upcoming Netflix series penned by writer Kim Eun-hee. “We have made an offer to Song, but nothing has been decided for certain as of yet,” ...

Updated : 2017.07.05 13:50

Song Hye-kyo denies pregnancy rumors

Actress Song Hye-kyo denied rumors Wednesday that she is marrying fellow actor Song Joong-ki because she is pregnant. Her agency UAA said there is “no way” she is pregnant, and that she will conti...

Updated : 2017.07.05 13:39

Song Joong-ki’s new Itaewon house could be his home with Song Hye-kyo

Following Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo’s surprise wedding announcement Wednesday morning, attention is now turning toward a luxury house that Song Joong-ki bought in January, which may be the coup...

Updated : 2017.07.05 10:09

[Breaking] Song Joong-ki, Song Hye-kyo to get married in October

Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo, who had repeatedly denied rumors they were dating, announced Wednesday through a joint statement written from their management agencies that they are to wed on Oct. 31...

Updated : 2017.07.05 08:04

DinDin shows off detective skills art on MBC’s ‘Sherlock’s Room’

Rapper DinDin transformed into a crime investigator on MBC’s new pilot program “Sherlock’s Room.” In the first episode aired Sunday, DinDin showed his keen sense of observation and deductive rea...

Updated : 2017.07.04 16:47

‘The King Loves’ delves into destructive desire of Goryeo King

Period drama “The King Loves” traces the turbulent love triangle and identity struggle involving an interracial Korean king, with two lead actors who have transitioned from careers in K-pop to acti...

Updated : 2017.07.04 14:41