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Baek-hyun of EXO to star in SM-produced musical

Baek-hyun, a member of K-pop boy band EXO, is venturing into a new genre ― musicals.He will take the lead role in “Singin’ in the Rain,” to be produced by SM Culture & Contents Co., a subsidiary o...

Updated : 2014.04.24 20:24

Actor Kim Soo-hyun donates W300 million for Sewol victims

Kim Soo-hyun, one of Korea’s hottest TV stars, will donate 300 million won ($289,000) for the young victims and survivors of the Sewol ferry sinking, joining a slew of celebrities in offering aid, do...

Updated : 2014.04.24 20:23

CJ E&M cancels Ansan Valley Rock Festival

The annual Ansan Valley Rock Festival, formerly known as the Jisan Valley Rock Festival, has been cancelled this year amid the nation’s grief over the lives lost in the Sewol ferry sinking.The three-day fest relocated its stages to the Daebu Sea Breeze Theme Park in Ansan, Gyeonggi Provin...

Updated : 2014.04.24 20:22

Composer Yoon Il-sang writes requiem for Sewol victims

As the death toll from the ferry accident continues to rise day by day, veteran composer Yoon Il-sang has written a requiem for the victims.“I dedicate this song to the Sewol victims who have passed ...

Updated : 2014.04.23 19:40

Top stars to hold slew of intimate spring concerts

As the weather begins to brighten and the promise of greener pastures is just around the corner, a handful of popular artists have organized a series of concerts, moving away from the typical overcrow...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:28

Actress Han Ga-in pregnant with first child

Actress Han Ga-in, 32, and her husband, actor Yeon Jung-hoon, 36, are expecting their first child after 9 years of marriage.“Han Ga-in is currently pregnant. Yeon is very happy, because it’s their f...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:25

EXO-M brings ‘Overdose’ to China

The members of EXO-M, the Mandarin unit of popular K-pop band EXO, recently returned home to China, where they performed their newest single “Overdose” for the first time on CCTV’s “Global Chinese...

Updated : 2014.04.21 20:28

Shinhwa’s Andy to meet Chinese fans

Andy, a member of K-pop band Shinhwa who has been lying low after having been caught gambling illegally late last year, will attend a fan meeting in China next month, his agency said Monday. “Yes, An...

Updated : 2014.04.21 20:27

Korean-American Ilram Choi is the man inside the suit in ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’

The man inside the Spider-Man suit in the recently released Hollywood blockbuster “The Amazing Spider Man 2” is not only Andrew Garfield, but also Korean-American Ilram Choi.According to Sony Pictur...

Updated : 2014.04.21 20:04

[Band Uprising] 9 and the Numbers bring back nostalgic goodness with folk rock

As the Korean music market is beginning to receive more international recognition, the local band scene is looking to rise up and represent the next generation of Korean music. This is the eighth inst...

Updated : 2014.04.20 19:52

Music festival delayed due to ferry disaster

Greenplugged Seoul 2014, an annual outdoor music festival originally scheduled for early May, has officially been postponed, as the nation continues to grieve for more than 240 people still missing fr...

Updated : 2014.04.20 19:48

Three Korean films to be featured at Cannes

Three Korean films have been invited to this year’s Cannes International Film Festival, according to the movies’ local promoters.Actress Bae Doo-na’s latest drama film “A Girl at My Door” will be screened in the festival’s Un Certain Regard section, along with Ryan Gosling’s “Lost ...

Updated : 2014.04.18 20:30

‘Jewel in the Palace 2’ director not chosen yet

Rumors are flying about the much-anticipated sequel to “Jewel in the Palace” (Dae Jang Geum), an MBC hit drama which ignited the craze for Korean TV dramas in China and many Asian nations. But the T...

Updated : 2014.04.18 20:30

EXO postpones release of mini album ‘Overdose’

K-pop boy band EXO has postponed the release date of its EP “Overdose” out of respect for the passengers onboard the sunken ferry Sewol, SM Entertainment said on Friday.“After discussions with the ...

Updated : 2014.04.18 14:58

G-Dragon, Taeyang to release photo collection

G-Dragon and Taeyang from popular boy group Big Bang are set to release a photography collection featuring photos and videos of themselves shot in Paris.Titled “G-Dragon x Taeyang in Paris 2014,” th...

Updated : 2014.04.17 20:22