Archive for March 20, 2012
Actor Kim SeungWoo, Kim MinJung, Oh JiHo and Sooyoung were cast in new upcoming drama ‘The 3rd Hospital’.
Through news release on March 20th, tvN revealed that the casting of new Monday-Tuesday drama ‘The 3rd Hospital’ has been confirmed. ‘The 3rd Hospital’, expected to hit the airwaves in July, is a production of Taewon Entertainment.
“The 3rd Hospital” is a drama set in a neurosurgery department of an alternative hospital which adopts both western and oriental medical practices. The drama outlines the competition that took place among neurosurgeons who challenge one another to cure their patients using various western and oriental medical methods. This new-concept medical drama will be the first of its kind in Korea.
Although the methods are different, the doctors adopting the western and oriental practices have the same burning passion – to cure the patients of their illness. This drama is expected to impress and at the same time touch the hearts of the viewers.
Kim SeungWoo will be playing the calm neurosurgeon ‘DooHyun’, who practices western medicine and is overflowing with charisma while Kim MinJung who will be taking the role as the main female lead, plays the resident neurosurgeon.
In addition, Girls’ Generation’s member Sooyoung will play the role of ‘WeeJin’, a violist who got into a 4-cornered romance involving Kim SeungWoo, Kim MinJung and Oh JiHo. With her role in the drama, Sooyoung is expected to give off a very different and unique charm.
As the casting of both the male and female leads have already been been completed, the pre-production process of ‘The 3rd Hospital’ will start at the beginning of April and the broadcast is expected to kick off by the end of July this year.
Tiffany transformed into a sweet and lovely girl in Los Angeles, US.
In the April edition of ‘Vogue Girl’, Tiffany gives out her unique sense of liveliness while posing for the fashion magazine.
Dressed in perfectly matching bright-colored costumes with her clean skin complexion, Tiffany posed in places such a swimming pool, merry-go-round and various areas that reveals the beautiful landscape of Los Angeles.
Girls’ Generation’s dance practice video of ‘Mr.Taxi’ and ‘The Boys’ has garnered huge attention among fans and netizens.
On an online community forum, the videos of Girls’ Generation practicing the choreography of their 3rd album’s follow-up songs, ‘Mr.Taxi’ and ‘The Boys’ were published recently. In the videos posted, the girls were seen practicing their dance moves in ordinary clothing.
With the charismatic dance moves, the practice videos reminded us of their actual performances on stage and it would never fail to captivate and overwhelm anyone watching it. In their comfortable training attires and wearing no make-up on their faces, the girls’ natural looks have attracted much attention.
Netizens who saw the practice video commented, “Even if I watch it again, they are really pretty”, “Sooyoung, the queen of ordinary fashion. She shines even in training attires only”, etc.
Meanwhile, Girls’ Generation are currently busy with their individual activities.
Check out the practice videos here!
Credit: enews24.net + email@example.com + SONE899091@youtube.com
In the newly announced list of nominees for the MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2012 (MTV VMAJ 2012), Girls’ Generation was nominated for two awards; Best Video of the Year for their hit single ‘Mr. Taxi’ and Best Album of the Year for their first Japanese album ‘Girls’ Generation’.
For the two awards, Girls’ Generation were nominated along big names such as Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Red Hot Chili Peppers, EXILE and more.
Like its counterpart in the US, the MTV VMAJ awards artists for their songs and videos through online voting. This time around, the online voting has begun since March 19th and will go on until June 8th. Be sure to LIKE the MTV VMAJ Facebook page and click the red buttons in the categories to vote once per day!
In 2011, Girls’ Generation won two out of three nominated awards from the same event for the Best Group Video award and the Best Karaokee! Song award for their Japanese version of ‘Genie’.
The MTV VMAJ 2012 will take place at Makuhari Messe, Chiba on June 23rd and the event will be hosted by Japanese girl group Perfume.
Credit: MTV VMAJ Official website
Recently, YoonA’s smart and neat appearance in new KBS drama ‘Love Rain’ has garnered much attention among netizens. In the drama, YoonA plays both the campus goddess of the 70s, Kim YoonHee and also her daughter, Kim HaNa.
In the preview photos, YoonA (playing the role of Kim YoonHee), who was sitting on a bench in front of her university under the bright sunlight, wearing an ordinary and decent one-piece dress, revealed her unique innocent look with her long hair covering her face slightly. Also, in the other photos where YoonA was reading some books in a library, she was seen in an ivory-colored blouse that highlighted her feminine charms.
Staff from the production company of ‘Love Rain’, Yoon’s Color said, “All the production staff expressed their admiration towards YoonA as she ‘digested’ and played the role of YoonHee very well. In order to bring out the ordinary yet smart YoonHee perfectly, every single bit of her appearance, from head to toe has to be painstakingly taken care of.”
KBS ‘Love Rain’ will kick off its first broadcast on March 26th.
Girls’ Generation’s Sunny proved herself to be the niece of the most successful CEO, Lee Soo Man, in Korean showbiz as she showed off her CEO instincts and received a lot of praise.
On the episode of KBS2 TV’s variety show ‘Invincible Youth 2’, the G8 members received a mission each to go and develop a self-sufficient item, as well as the task to go out and find the single and successful millionaire farmers that they were each assigned to.
With an Agricultural Development Fund of one million won on the line, the G8 members worked hard to come up with an original item. One idea that stood out from the rest was none other than SM Entertainment’s CEO’s niece, Sunny.
Taking into account that their place of residence was a fishing village, Sunny and her partnered farmer came up with the idea of a processing business; using the mullets, baby sting rays and goby fish that can be easily caught out in the water.
Not only did Sunny come up with practical ideas, but she also didn’t forget to get as many tips and know-hows off her partner. As she wrote down the endless notes, the staff praised her for her professionalism and her capabilities as a CEO.
You will be able to find out if CEO Sunny was the recipient of the one million won Agricultural Development Funds on the next episode of ‘Invincible Youth 2’, airing on March 17 at 11:05pm.
Translated by: firstname.lastname@example.org
Recently, according to a Twitter post by production staff in charge of a CF shooting, it was revealed that Girls’ Generation are shooting a CF for one of Korea’s major credit card companies, Lotte Card. The girls’ shining charms and beauty were captured in the photos tweeted by the production staff.
In the revealed photos, each of the girls were wearing one-piece spangle dress and they were seen having conversations with the CF production staff.
Netizens who saw the photos gave various reactions and commented, “Girls’ Generation are shooting CF, I see”, “Taeyeon’s red blanket is cute”, “The members look a bit tired there”, “When can we watch the CF?”, etc
The revenues recorded by SM Entertainment’s artistes in the past 3 years have garnered huge attention recently.
According to the electronic disclosure system of the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) on March 12th, through the disclosure data of SM Entertainment’s investment prospectus dated March 6th, it was revealed that Girls’ Generation have recorded sales revenue of 17.003 billion won in 2009, 30.044 billion won in 2010 and 21.737 billion won up to the 3rd quarter of 2011.
From 2009 to the 3rd quarter of 2011, the girls have garnered a total revenue amounting to 68.811 billion won. If 4th quarter of 2011 were to be included, it would have surpassed 70 billion won. The figure would go beyond the 100 billion won mark if Girls’ Generation’s Japanese activities were also taken into account.
Girls’ Generation’s total sales revenue of 68,811 billion won accounts for 42% out of the total revenue of 161.954 billion won among SM’s top 5 artistes (Girls’ Generation, Super Junior, TVXQ, SHINee and f(x)) within the past 3 years.
2AM’s ChangMin and Sunny transformed into ‘Fishing Village Couple’.
On March 16th, 2AM’s ChangMin tweeted through his personal Twitter account, “‘Invincible Youth’…kekekeke…Praying that 2AM’s album will be daebak (having great achievement). This is the ‘Fishing Village Couple’ shot..kekeke….Now, we are ~ going to work” and along with it, he attached a photo taken with Sunny.
In the photo, ChangMin and Sunny were both posing in their respective working clothes.
Netizens who saw ChangMin’s tweet and the photo gave various reactions and commented, “They’re cute~”, “They look just like uncle and niece, don’t they?”, “Girls’ Generation fighting! 2AM fighting!”, etc.
Meanwhile, 2AM are in the midst of promoting their new song ‘You Are Just Like Me’.