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‘Housewife Detective’ Cancellation: 2PM’s Chansung Confirmed For New Projects As Budget Issues, Delays Plague Jang Nara’s New Drama

'Housewife Detective' Cancellation: 2PM's Chansung Confirmed For New Projects As Budget Issues

Jang Nara and 2PM ‘s Chansung have both signed on to star in the romantic comedy “Housewife Detective” which was expected to replace MBC’s “Ruler of the Mask”. However, fresh reports now hint that the drama has become stuck in pre-production with no news of resumption, leading sources to believe that the project is pretty much dead in the water. According to a report by Drama Beans , Mstar Media, the production outfit in charge pf the drama, has reportedly declared bankruptcy last April 19 but even before the announcement, “Housewife Detective” has stopped production as early as February. The project had high hopes in the beginning as a pre produced series which will air simultaneously in Korea and other countries in the second half of 2017. Things are looking bleak for “Housewife Detective” since sources have indicated that everything about the show remained at a pending status. After the first table reading for the show, all the schedules have been pushed back to an indefinite time frame, All Kpop reported. While speculations are rife that the announcement for the cancellation of “Housewife Detective” is imminent, Mstars has reportedly denied reports that it is stopping production entirely. The production outfit

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Lee Sung Kyung, Nam Joo Hyuk Dating: Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Co-stars Finally Confirm Relationship

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After keeping their relationship private for months, Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo stars Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk have finally confirmed that they are dating. The announcement came from their management YG Entertainment. “We have checked with Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk, and we were told that the two, who were close friends since their modeling days, recently started seeing each other with good feelings.” This was the content of the YG Entertainment press release confirming that the couple are an item, All K-pop reported.   It can be recalled recently that Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung were reportedly spotted by a fan attending the Coldplay concert in Seoul. The fan claimed that she was standing next to the couple as they danced to Coldplay’s music. Lee Sung Kyung also posted a snap from the event on her Instagram showing the stadium and a blurred photo of a man’s leg which fans assumed belonged to Nam Joo Hyuk. Amid speculations, Lee Sung Kyung immediately took down the post but not before the clip was downloaded and spread online by fans hoping that the pair would start dating for real. A recent report by Dispatch

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KBS Tired Of Delays In ‘Descendants Of The Sun 2’; Shifts Focus To ‘Moonlight Drawn By Clouds 2’

KBS Tired Of Delays In 'Descendants Of The Sun 2'; Shifts Focus To 'Moonlight Drawn By Clouds 2'

Is KBS going to shift its attention to developing “Moonlight Drawn By Clouds” Season 2? Pending delays in the production of its planned second season to its megahit drama “Descendants of the Sun”, there is a huge clamor online for a sequel to the Park Bo Gum and Kim You Jung starrer given the strong chemistry of the two lead stars in the historical romance drama. It can be recalled that KBS immediately considered the development of “Descendants of the Sun” Season 2 after the huge success of the drama not only in Korea but in other countries that have syndicated the drama. At one point, it was even reported that Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha was also a fan of the series, Kpopstarz reported. However, delays caused by different factors may compel KBS’ focus on potential hit sequels like “Moonlight Drawn By Clouds” 2. Like Descendants of the Sun, “Moonlight Drawn By Clouds” consistently topped ratings in its timeslot for its 18 episode run. Lead stars Park Bo Gum and Kim You Jung who played Crown Prince Lee Young and eunuch-in-disguise Hong Raon also rose to superstardom after the drama and are now being groomed to be next Song Song

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Park Seo Joon, Kim Ji Won Show Romantic Chemistry In ‘Fight For My Way’

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“Hwarang” actor Park Seo Joon and “Descendants of the Sun” star Kim Ji Won are all set for their new fighter drama “Fight for My Way” which is set for a May premiere. The KBS drama marks the first pairing of the two actors who are coming off the success of their recent drama appearances. Park Seo Joon got busy and booked the “Fight for My Way” quickly after he topbilled the historical drama “Hwarang” along with K-pop idols Park Hyung Sik from ZE:A, SHINee’s Choi Minho, BTS’s V in his first role in a drama, a well as Do Ji Han.  Kim Ji Won returns to drama after being paired with Jin Goo in Descendants of the Sun where she played the role of military lieutenant Yoon Myeong Joo. Talks of “Descendants of the Sun” Season 2 are still pending amid the hectic schedules of its lead cast.  According to a report by All K-pop , “Fight for My Way” will be a drama centered on the characters of Ko Dong Man (Park Seo Joon) and Choi Ae Ra (Kim Ji Won) who are constantly fighting when its just two of them but are fiercely loyal to each other

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Park Hae Jin’s ‘Man To Man’ Sets New Ratings Record For JTBC, Beats ‘Strong Woman Do Bong Soon’

Park Hae Jin's 'Man To Man' Sets New Ratings Record For JTBC

Prior to airing, JTBC’s “Man to Man” cast and crew admitted that they were nervous about reaching the bar set by its predecessor “Strong Woman Do Bong Soon” when it comes to ratings. It turns out that Park Hae Jin’s spy drama had nothing to worry about as it set a new ratings record for a JTBC premiere. According to a report by Soompi , “Man to Man’s” premiere earned 4.055% nationwide ratings beating “Strong Woman Do Bong Soon’s” premiere record of 3.829 percent ratings. This marks the highest premiere opening for JTBC, a record previously held by “Strong Woman Do Bong Soon.” It can be recalled that before it started to air, “Man to Man” PD Lee Won Suk admitted that he felt burdened to match the success of its predecessor “Strong Woman Do Bong Soon” which started at close to 4 percent ratings to reach 10 percent in its final episodes. It was especially tough since their show was taking over the timeslot left by the Park Hyung Sik and Park Bo Young starrer. “I would be lying if I said that we don’t feel burdened by it; however, that drama was very helpful in establishing JTBC’s presence in that time

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Taeyang Solo Concert: BIG BANG Member Announces Tour Dates For ‘SOL Japan Stadium Tour 2017’

Taeyang Solo Concert: BIG BANG Member Announces Tour Dates For 'SOL Japan Stadium Tour 2017'

After BIG BANG’s Daesung successfully concluded his D-LITE Japan Dome Tour this month and ruled the Japanese charts with his solo mini album “D-Day”, its Taeyang’s turn to take the Japanese stage this July. The BIG BANG member recently confirmed the schedule of “SOL Japan Stadium Tour 2017.” According to his Instagram post , Taeyang will be holding a series of solo concerts on July 8 and 9, and again on August 5 and 6. Taeyang did not announce whether his solo album will be a Japanese album like Daesung’s solo album. Based on his announcement , Taeyang’s “SOL Japan Stadium Tour” will happen in two venues. The first two nights will be held at the ZOZO Marine Stadium while the August 5 and 6 dates will be at the Hotto More Field in Kobe. Both locations are considered major venues for sports and entertainment events as ZOZO Marine Stadium has a capacity of 30,000 while Hotto More Field can seat 35,000 audience members at a time. It can be recalled that Daesung, popularly known in Japan as D-LITE recently concluded his series of solo concerts at the Seibu Prince Dome on April 15 and 16 and at the Kyocera

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Park Hyung Sik & Park Bo Young Dating: Park Hyung Sik Describes Park Bo Young As His Ideal Woman!

Park Hyung Sik & Park Bo Young Dating: Park Hyung Sik Describes Park Bo Young As His Ideal Woman!

With each interview, shippers of “Strong Woman Do Bong Soon” co-stars Park Hyung Sik and Park Bo Young’s real-life romance seem to be inching closer and closer to their dream. In a recent interview, Park Hyung Sik described someone who sounds suspiciously like Park Bo Young as his ideal type. According to a report by Kpopstarz , Park Hyung Sik shared how he came about accepting the project and it was mainly because of his leading lady Park Bo Young whom he described as an expert in romantic comedies. He said that he felt stupid if he would not accept the opportunity, seeing as the role of Ahn Min Hyuk also fit his own personality as well.   In a report by Soompi , Park Hyung Sik shared that his Hwarang co-stars basically threw a fit on their group chat when he first told them that he was starring in a drama with Park Bo Young. He said that since his co-stars were close to his age, they were really big fans of Park Bo Young as well. The clincher of the interview, however was when Park Hyung Sik was asked about his ideal type. Upon describing his ideal girl,

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BTS News: BTS Video Game Will Be Availble In Multiple Languages; Android, IPhone Versions To Release Soon

BTS News: BTS Video Game Will Be Availble In Multiple Languages; Android

It wasn’t too long ago that a small studio developed a video game demo for “To the Edge of the Sky,” a game based on K-pop group BTS with characters inspired by its members Rap Monster, Jimin, Jin, Jungkook, Suga, J-Hope and V. According to Aeon Dream Studio, the team behind the fan-made demo, the game was intended to bring BTS closer to their international fans and now they’re making it available in different languages as well. According to an interview with SBS Pop Asia , Aeon Dream Studios developers have announced that they’re making the BTS game “To the Edge of the Sky” available in Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, German, French, and Polish. They’re also planning to release the game in Russian, Thai, Dutch and Danish with the help of BTS ARMY translators. Aeon Dream Studios is also busy developing an Android version for “To the Edge of the Sky” to make the BTS game available to ARMY members who want to play the game on mobile. Of course, an iPhone version is not far behind to make sure that the team covers all bases as ARMY fans around the globe want to play the game as well. Based on

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Park Hyung Sik & Park Bo Young Dating: Park Hyung Sik Admits He Really Loved Park Bo Young, Wants To Love Her More

Park Hyung Sik & Park Bo Young Dating: Park Hyung Sik Admits He Really Loved Park Bo Young

Park Hyung Sik and Park Bo Young shippers need not be saddened by the ending of “Strong Woman Do Bong Soon” because their ship might be sailing in real life. Aside from the loving gazes and the sweet gestures on set, Park Hyung Sik admitted in an interview that he truly loved Park Bo Young and regretted that drama already ended. According to a report by Soompi , Park Hyung Sik shared that it was an easy decision to accept the project because he had a lot of things in common with his character Ahn Min Hyuk. However, he admitted that the main reason he chose to agree to the drama was Park Bo Young. Park Hyung Sik said that he felt that he would be stupid to refuse the project seeing as how Park Bo Young was an expert in romantic dramas. He said that while filming, he truly loved Park Bo Young and Do Bong Soon. “I really loved Park Bo Young. She’s that lovable. She really was Do Bong Soon and, because Park Bo Young truly was Do Bong Soon, I loved her,” Park Hyung Sik said. “I wanted to love her more but [the drama] unfortunately ended.” 

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BTS News: BTS Beats Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, Drake In 9th Shorty Awards

BTS News: BTS Beats Ariana Grande

K-pop dynamos BTS is really setting out to prove their growing popularity on an international scale as the group recently beat the likes of Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, Chance the Rapper, Drake and other international artists at the 9 th Shorty Awards. BTS took the prize for Best in Music. According to a report by Hello Kppop , this year’s awards were determined through five million votes and the Real Time Academy.  Shorty Awards Co-Founder Gregory Galant said that the popularity of this year’s awards doubled leading to high volume of the response they got. Aside from Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, Chance the Rapper and Drake, BTS also beat out other nominees like Ingrid Michaelson, Mac Miller, Missy Elliott, Solange, Tegan & Sara, The 1975, and Twenty One Pilot which made for a very diversified line up. According to a report by Soompi , Korean dance studio 1Million also won an award in the dance category. A testament to the growing fan base of BTS are the sold out shows in different countries. They recently concluded their sold out Wings Tour performances in the US, selling out big stadiums and even holding second night performances in some major cities like

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