On March 10th, an SM Entertainment (SME) rep announced that the company had obtained the rights to produce a Korean adaptation of the Japanese manga, Hanazakari no Kimitachi e (For You in Full Blossom).
To up the ante on the SBS drama “Athena: Goddess of War“, they will be bringing in another hawt Korean star. Can you guess who?
Dong Bang Shin Ki (TVXQ) has returned, or at least two of the original members have! Jung YunHo (U-know) and Shim ChangMin (Max) are back to amaze their fans with their latest single, Keep Your Head Down.
Tweet The trio JYJ which consists of ex-TVXQ members Hero Jaejoong, Micky Yoochun and Xiah Junsu are doing tremendously well. Aiming to start off on a fresh footing and leave the feud with SM Entertainment behind, they aptly call their first album “The Beginning”. JYJ has already got 520,000 pre-order sales for their album The Beginning and are touring, performing showcases to promote the album. JYJ makes a stop in Malaysia this weekend. JYJ Flight Details: ETA: SUNDAY MH604 10.50am KLIA ETD: MONDAY MH66 11.30pm KLIA Press Conference Date : SUN, 17th October 2010 Time : 7.30PM Venue : Doubletree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Ampang JYJ The Beginning New Album Showcase Live in Malaysia 2010 Date: SUN, 17TH October 2010（Sunday） Time: 2.00pm Venue: Stadium Negara Pic credit: The Daily Sports World Related: JYJ showcase in Malaysia on Oct 17
Tweet ‘Cos you don’t know when you’re gonna see the five boys together on stage again. Fans of troubled (some say disbanded) South Korean boyband TVXQ / DBSK is organizing a screening of the pop idols’ 4th Love Tour 2009: The Secret Code – Final in Tokyo Dome. While the 3-hour concert screening is the highlight of the event, Cassiopeia Philippines also has many activities in store for the visitor. Keep the Faith: The TVXQ boys There are Activity Booths that include merchandise booths, a photo studio, TVXQ henna painting, quiz booth as well as fan club membership sign-ups. On top of that, there will also be performances, cosplay, games, raffles and contests. The fun-filled event in celebration of TVXQ will be held at the UP (University of the Philippines) Film Center on May 1. The event is from 10am to 7pm. Always Keep the Faith. For more information, please visit http://cassph.org Related: DBSK / TVXQ suspends all group activitiesCanadian Cassiopeia will Always Keep The FaithTVXQ members sue SM Entertainment
Tweet DBSK / TVXQ’s Micky Yoochun is set to topline a new drama tentatively titled Sungkyunkwan Scandal. The story is based on a best-selling novel. On his own: Micky Yoochun will appear in ahistorical drama after halting all TVXQ activities The drama, which is set in the Joseon Dynasty, revolves around a romance on the campus of Sungkyunkwan university. Micky will portray Lee Sun-joon, a rich boy who falls for a girl who dresses up like a man. Hmm, sounds a little like Coffee Prince but set in the past. Source: Newsen Related:DBSK / TVXQ suspends all group activitiesTVXQ members sue SM Entertainment
Tweet Of course it is bound to happen. Who in his right mind would continue working for the company he is suing? And so, the official announcement was made on April 3 that DBSK / TVXQ will suspend all activities as a group…indefinitely. Better times: The TVXQ / DBSK boys (l-r) Xiah Junsu, Micky Yoochun,Hero Jaejoong, Max Changmin & U-Know Yunho Three of its members, namely Micky Yoochun, Hero Jaejoong and Xiah Junsu filed a lawsuit against their agency SM Entertainment (SME) on July 31 last year. They claimed that SME has not treated them right (especially when they have been bringing in the moolah, heh heh) and wants to terminate the company’s exclusive rights over them.We will miss the boys as TVXQ and I’m glad I went for their O – The 2nd Asia Tour Concert in Malaysia in 2007. Little did I know that that would be my one and only time seeing the quintet as DBSK / TVXQ. However, the good news is, the boys will continue with individual projects. If you’re in Malaysia, U-Know Yunho’s soccer drama No Limit starts airing today on 8TV (4pm). It will subsequently air over the weekend. I’m not watching it
Tweet Pretty boy Hero Jaejoong makes his first public appearance since word of Hero’s – along with DBSK members Micky Yoochun and Xiah Junsu’s – legal tussle with his agency SM Entertainment hit the news. Heaven sent: Wouldn’t you like to receive lettersfrom a postman like Hero? The DBSK (TVXQ, if you want) member stars in the teledrama Heaven’s Postman. He was at Wangsimni CGV in Seongdong-gu, Seoul this afternoon (Nov 9) for the special press screening.As the 23-year-old has always been flanked by other TVXQ members during press events, Hero admitted to being rather nervous on his first solo outing. Smooch: Hero (left) and Han Hyo-joo lock lips for Heaven’s Postman Heaven’s Postman, which was filmed last year, is about a postman from heaven (Hero) who helps families send letters to their dearly departed. After the PC, about 280 fans joined Hero for a special screening of the show. The drama also stars Han Hyo-joo. Source: Naver News Related: TVXQ members sue SM EntertainmentTVXQ’s Max Changmin in Paradise RanchTVXQ’s U-Know to debut in football drama
Tweet TVXQ‘s Max Changmin has been cast in the drama Paradise Ranch (파라다이스 목장). The drama is co-produced by Samhwa Networks and SM Entertainment. Max Changmin is the third TVXQ member to venture into acting. First it was Hero Jaejoong in the Telecinema project Heaven’s Postman, then only a few days ago, we blogged that U-Know will be in the MBC drama Heading on Ground. Paradise Ranch is set to broadcast in Japan and Southeast Asia at the end of 2009.Source: Newsen
Tweet U-Know of highly-popular boyband TVXQ is set to debut as an actor in the MBC drama tentatively titled Heading on Ground. Scheduled to be released in September, the drama is about a horrible football player named Cha Bong-gun, who harbours the dream of playing for the national team! Talent: U-Know can’t wait to show you hisacting chops The 23-year-old heartthrob said: “I love the character. I was so excited when I read the script. I hope to express my excitement and feelings through faithful acting.”Er…faithful acting? How does one do that? Does this mean he won’t break character after the cameras stop rolling? Anyway, U-Know reportedly had a 5-hour meeting with producers to discuss his character as the singer is “very serious” about his role as Cha Bong-gun. An MBC rep said: “We were told that U-Know also went through a difficult time before finally accomplishing his dream as a singer. We were not looking for the best Asian star. We were looking for Cha Bong-gun, and that is what we found in him.” U-Know Yunho’s debut drama will be airing on Sept 9 on South Korea’s MBC channel. Malaysians can only hope to watch it online…or on local