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How Hollywood Icons React To K-Pop Music

How Hollywood Icons React To K-Pop Music

Jimmy Jam, a Grammy-winning songwriter, and Terry Lewis, a Grammy-winning producer, has just been involved in writing a song for the One K Korea unity campaign. Its official name is “Korean Dream”, and its very first concert, the 2017 Global Peace Concert has just debuted in Manila. During the finale of the concert, Jam and Lewis joined the K-pop icons, SHINee, CNBlue, Psy, B.A.P., B1A4 and AOA for the performance of the song. After the concert, Jam was then asked by the media as to how the collaboration with the Korean celebrities went. According to Manila Bulletin , Jimmy Jam says that he was very impressed with the level of talent and professionalism that the K-pop stars showed. He also praises the K-pop icons for the hard work that they showed throughout the many practices and final performance of the song. Jam also confirms that he loves listening to K-pop music. He says that he finds their music as a great kind of pop music, and that it was the kind of music that he grew up with. He also stated his hopes of working again with more Korean artists. It is worth noting that Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis

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Former EXO Kris Wu’s Promising Hollywood Acting Venture And His Role in the Vin Diesel led ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’

Former EXO Kris Wu's Promising Hollywood Acting Venture And His Role in the Vin Diesel led 'xXx: Return of Xander Cage'

K-pop fans would know Kris Wu as a former member of the ever popular boy group EXO but since departing from the group, the former idol has definitely broken free from his cocoon and right now is testing international waters as he takes on Hollywood acting roles. Just recently, Kris (whose real name is Wu Yi Fan) talked about his role in “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” during the film’s Los Angeles premiere. If you didn’t know this already, Kris Wu is now part of the “xXx” franchise as he stars along with notable Hollywood actors Vin Diesel, Samuel L. Jackson, Nina Dobrev and Ruby Rose. According to Koreaboo , this is in fact, Kris Wu’s first role outside China and will also be followed by a role in the upcoming science fiction action film “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” starring Dane Dehaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, pop superstar Rihanna and Ethan Hawke and directed by the acclaimed director Luc Besson. So basically, Kris Wu is starting to venture out into the Hollywood scene and is already showing quite promise. Soompi  reports that Kris Wu also released a music video for the original soundtrack of “xXx: Return

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‘Train To Busan’ to get Hollywood adaptation! Check out details here

'Train To Busan' to get Hollywood adaptation! Check out details here

  “Train to Busan” is without a doubt one of the best Korean films of the year and is a masterpiece in every way so it isn’t entirely surprising to know that international film producers would be interested in remaking the film. Just recently, it has been announced that Gaumont, a French studio, has acquired the English remake rights of Train to Busan and now a Hollywood version is finally happening! The blockbuster Korean zombie film was first screened at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival and there, Train to Busan garnered a lot of interest from several film producers and companies. But it was Gaumont who would later strike a deal with the film’s producers. After premiering in Cannes, Train to Busan instantly became the first South Korean film to attract 11 million moviegoers, which accounts for about a fifth of South Korea’s overall population and according to The Hollywood Reporter , the zombie film grossed over $83.5 million, gaining wide success in Hong Kong, Vietnam and Singapore.   Vincent Kim and Danny Lee of Contents Panda were the ones who negotiated with Cecile Gaget who head the international distribution and production at Gaumont. “We have been pursuing this remake

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Kristen Stewart News: Actress Resents ‘Twilight’? Back To Indies To Avoid Fame And Attention?

Kristen Stewart News: Actress Resents 'Twilight'? Back To Indies To Avoid Fame And Attention?

Kristen Stewart has been very vocal about her thoughts on fame in the past years. Now, the latest news on the actress revealed that she’s not into blockbuster movies anymore like “Twilight. As reported by Gossip Cop , the César-winning actress recently revealed that her new goal was to go back to indie movies where she found more satisfaction when it came to her acting career. “I need to choose films based on what my gut instincts tell me,” she told Diva magazine, “I made a conscious decision to avoid blockbusters and choose smaller projects that might attract less attention… but are going to satisfy me artistically.” The César-winning actress also revealed to the magazine that she felt more in control of her life when doing smaller projects as fame sometimes bites. “When your career reaches a certain level, there are so many responsibilities that come with that and sometimes you feel that your life is not your own anymore,” she explained. “That’s why I decided to change a lot of things about how I was working and try to be true to myself.” Despite the news, Kristen Stewart has previously starred in big Hollywood projects like “Twilight.” Does the

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Entertainment, News, Relationships

Ciara And Russell Wilson Told Off For Being Too Hollywood? Seattle Seahawks QB’s Game Affected?

Ciara And Russell Wilson Told Off For Being Too Hollywood? Seattle Seahawks QB’s Game Affected?

The Seattle Seahawks was reportedly growing concerned over Ciara and Russell Wilson’s popularity. According to an item on the New York Post , the couple’s popularity has apparently turned the NFL quarterback too Hollywood that his gameplay has purportedly gotten affected. “Mort said there is some concern at #Seahawks HQ that Russell Wilson ‘changed his approach’ this year & is becoming more of a ‘celebrity QB,’” Evan Silva tweeted at the time as cited by the source above. In a report on The Big Lead last October, it was even mentioned that the NFL quarterback was asked to lessen his endorsement deals in a bid to downplay his exposure as well and get his focus back in the game. Gossip swirled as well in November that the “1, 2 Step” singer has been another factor in the NFL quarterback’s less impressive game. As told by My Northwest , several radio anchors have pointed out that his singer girlfriend might have become a distraction. Amid the rumors, Russell Wilson insisted that he’s still in the zone and that his relationship with Ciara and the added popularity it has brought has not been harmful. “No, I don’t think so at all,” the

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Gregg Sulkin’s Girlfriend Bella Thorne Bullied? Gigi Hadid, Ariana Grande Among Suspects?

Gregg Sulkin's Girlfriend Bella Thorne Bullied? Gigi Hadid

Gregg Sulkin’s current love Bella Thorne has played the mean girl in various flicks including “The Duff” and the “Scream” TV series. But in real life, the actress also had been tormented by a fellow actress. With her admission, various publication have begun guessing who Thorne was talking about. In a report on Huffington Post , among the suspects that their tipster has said might fit the bill of being “The Duff” actress’ very own Regina George included Kylie or Kendall Jenner, Ariana Grande or fellow Disney star Miley Cyrus. Upon further check though, the report quashed guesses that it might the said models and actresses as Thorne continue to hang out with them on several occasions. In the interview for the cover story of Seventeen , Gregg Sulkin’s girlfriend Bella Thorne noted that her Hollywood “mean girl” was someone she keeps her distance from. ​”I have a mean girl,” the “The Duff” actress revealed to the source above. “She’s in the business, and she’s very, very mean. I stay away from her at all costs.” “I never say hello to her,” Thorne added. “Her siblings are not mean like she is. It’s just her. One of the reasons I don’t like her

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Paul Walker’s Daughter ‘Loved’ Vin Diesel’s New Movie, Latter Wanted To Retire Due To Grief?

Paul Walker's Daughter ‘Loved’ Vin Diesel’s New Movie

Vin Diesel got Paul Walker’s family rallying behind him for this latest movie, “The Last Witch Hunter.” The father of three went live on Sunday via Facebook Mentions to share how blessed he felt these days and how “touched” he felt when Meadow Walker watched his new movie. “I’ve got so many wonderful text from people that went to see the movie,” he said in the video. “They really love the movie. They really enjoyed it.” “Probably, the one that touched me the most was — Meadow Walker and her mom went to see the movie on Friday and Meadow texted me and said she loved the movie,” he added. “It just touched me.” But Meadow was not the only Walker to support the actor’s “The Last Witch Hunter” movie. “A dear friend of mine, Val, took his daughter’s whole team wearing breast awareness t-shirts to a show of “The Last Witch Hunter” yesterday and guess who he ended up watching it with — Paul Walker’s dad,” Vin Diesel happily shared. “The Last Witch Hunter” was Diesel’s latest movie following “Furious 7.” According to Mail Online , he wanted to take a break from acting as he grieved Paul’s death

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Dianna Agron Strolls With Winston Marshall Again, Actress ‘Very In Love’?

Dianna Agron Strolls With Winston Marshall Again

Dianna Agron and rumored man Mumford and Sons’ Winston Marshall doesn’t seem shy to be seen getting cozy with each other. As reported by Mail Online , the former “Glee” star and the band member strolled around Hollywood on Tuesday. In the pictures, the rumored couple were seen walking close together while clutching on some coffee. Later on they were pictured walking side-by-side as they held each other close. The report also said that the duo proceeded to do some shopping afterwards. Though both have yet to directly confirm they are dating, Agron has admitted when asked about turning 30 next year that she is very much happy and “in love.” It was not clear though if she was speaking generally about life, her career or love life. “I’m happier than I’ve ever been,” she told Yahoo! Beauty “Everything’s great. I’m very in love.” “I’m very happy with my friends, and my family, and my life, and everything,” she added. “Whatever happens, happens. My whole life is getting easier [as time goes on]. I’m consistently surprised and overwhelmed by the fact that I get to do what I love to do.” Reports that Dianna Agron and Mumford and Sons’ Winston

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5 Young Hollywood Starlets In Love With K-Pop

5 Young Hollywood Starlets In Love With K-Pop

KCON begins in LA on July 31, and will head to New Jersey in August, spreading K-pop love to the United States a little bit more each year. As K-pop becomes more popular throughout the world, some of Hollywood’s biggest stars have fallen into its trap. Here are some of Hollywood’s youngest, most promising women who have publicly declared their loving relationship with K-pop. Emma Stone  Last week, Emma Stone discussed K-pop with Conan O’Brien, and mentioned her love of 2NE1 and Girls’ Generation. She called K-pop “beyond excellent, and the best thing you’ve ever seen.” O’Brien described obssessions as fleeting, but any K-pop fan knows that once you’re in it is a difficult world to escape, and Stone seems pretty happy about being in it.  Lorde One of Lorde’s friends showed her the television competition show “K-pop Star,” where she discovered YG Entertainment soloist Lee Hi. She promised during one interview that, “I’ll do a Mash up of K-pop songs.” Anna Kendrick It was a while back, but one of the biggest things for K-pop in North America was the Funny or Die sketch featuring f(x) and “Pitch Perfect” star Anna Kendrick. Kendrick’s come a long way since then,

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Cameron Diaz Leaving Hollywood To Start Family With Benji Madden?

Cameron Diaz Leaving Hollywood To Start Family With Benji Madden?

Cameron Diaz has taken settling down to the fullest and purportedly planning to leave Hollywood for a while to focus on her future family. According to Us Weekly , the “There’s Something About Mary” actress will be taking a year off of work just to focus on being a wife and a mother too in the very near future. “All she wants is to stay home and enjoy this special time in her life,” the Us Weekly source shared. “She has told her team she won’t answer the phone for any amount of money – even though she has received offers for various things,” the source continued. “She is adamant that she is not available for anything,” the insider added. “Her priorities have 100 percent shifted. She wanted to settle down and she has.” Cameron Diaz’s husband Benji Madden has reportedly also spoken recently about his excitement on starting their own family. In an interview with WHO Magazine, the rock band member shared his thoughts about kids. “I have a great family, so I’m lucky I’ve gotten to experience all the joys of having a family,” Madden said as quoted by Hello! Magazine . “I love kids, yeah,” he added.

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