Posts Tagged ‘drama’

Yuri received offer to cast in SBS drama ‘Fashion King’

December 17, 2011

Yuri is expected to put her acting skills to the test as she was offered a role in the upcoming SBS drama ‘Fashion King’ which is scheduled to be aired some time in 2012. A representative of SM Entertainment said, “We have received the proposal and we are currently reviewing it positively”.

Yuri, who has always shown her huge interest in the field of acting, is consistently receiving lessons. In fact, due to her natural acting capability in music videos, etc, she had also received offers for various dramas and sitcoms.

If Yuri’s participation in SBS ‘Fashion King’ is confirmed, she will be the third member of Girls’ Generation to be involved in drama this year after YoonA, who stars in KBS 2TV’s ‘Love Rain’ and also Sooyoung, who was selected for TV Joseon’s drama ‘Speed’.

Meanwhile, ‘Fashion King’ is a story about a teenager who worked at the Dongdaemoon Market and later became successful in the fashion industry. Yoo Ah-In was selected as the male lead in the drama.


YoonA confirmed for Yoon SukHo PD’s ‘Love Rain’

September 19, 2011

YoonA will be acting alongside Jang GeunSuk for Yoon SukHo PD’s new drama ‘Love Rain’.

On September 19th, a representative from the ‘Love Rain’ production team said, “YoonA’s casting in the drama has been confirmed. YoonA will be playing 2 different roles in the drama – a lady named Kim YoonHee during the 70s era and also her daughter, Yuri. The drama features pure and refreshing love story between the main characters. There is much anticipation towards the meeting of the two huge Hallyu stars”.

‘Love Rain’ is a masterpiece of Yoon SukHo PD who also produced famous 4 seasons melodrama series such as ‘Autumn In My Heart’, ‘Winter Sonata’, ‘Summer Scent’ and ‘Spring Waltz’. The script of ‘Love Rain’ is written by Oh SooYeon who is also the script writer for ‘Autumn In My Heart’ and ‘Winter Sonata’. Although the reunion of Yoon Sukho PD and Oh SooYeon becomes a topic of discussion, the casting of Jang GeunSuk who enjoys explosive popularity in Japan as the leading male character for the drama has garnered much attention as well. The news about YoonA being casted as the main female character of the drama received huge interest not only within Korea but also overseas.

Yoon SukHo PD said, “YoonA’s young and fresh appearance and at the same time, her image as a matured lady will be featured in the drama. I believe their youthful fairy tale-like love story would be much more beautifully depicted”.

On her participation in the drama, YoonA said, “I feel very honored to be able to participate in the works of Yoon SukHo PD and Author Oh SooYeon”.

The shooting of ‘Love Rain’ is expected to kick off by the end of September and tentatively, the target broadcast will be in the first half of 2012.


Drama rumor BUSTED!

February 2, 2011

There were news articles circulating around the entertainment industry suggesting SNSD will be starring in a drama adapted from a popular Japanese manga.

In reaction to this, SNSD’s management agency, SM Entertainment has dismissed the news as a rumor. From a telephone conversation with Money Today Star News on February 2nd, SM Entertainment said, “There is no plan to cast them in a drama“.

The representative added, “As SNSD will be focusing on domestic activities, there is no plan for them to star in drama“.


Sooyoung made a surprise appearance on ‘Paradise Ranch’

January 31, 2011

Sooyoung made her surprise cameo appearance in SBS TV drama ‘Paradise Ranch‘ aired on January 31st.

Sooyoung appeared as the secretary for Han Dongjoo’s (TVXQ’s Changmin) father, Han Taeman (Ahn Sukhwan) and she got involved when Han Taeman asked her to check if there was a spelling error on something he has written.

Viewers who saw Sooyoung’s cameo appearance commented, “Sooyoung’s surprise appearance! I’m totally surprised!”, “Her cameo is jjang”, and “Will she continue to be featured?”


Arrow dance syndrome struck Kim Taehee

December 16, 2010

The trailer of the upcoming MBC drama, ‘My Princess’ was revealed on December 16th and Kim Taehee’s ‘Hoot’ dance as seen in the trailer has garnered much attention from the viewers. The new drama will be aired starting January 5th, 2011.

In the trailer, Kim Taehee sang SNSD’s ‘Hoot’ and cutely did the arrow dance, much to Song Seunghun’s amazement. Ever since the trailer was released, it has gathered a lot of hot reactions from netizens.

Check out Kim Taehee’s version of ‘Hoot’:


Shoujo Jidai to appear on Japanese drama ‘Sazae-san 3′

December 16, 2010

SNSD will be making a surprise appearance on a Japanese drama.

According to Sankei Sports on December 16th, SNSD will be making an appearance on Fuji TV’s special drama ‘Sazae-san 3′ which is scheduled to be aired on January 2nd at 6.30pm.

According to the Japanese daily, SNSD had completed the recording for ‘Sazae-san’ in October, before Tiffany’s injury and thus, viewers would be able to see all the nine girls on the show.

The drama ‘Sazae-san’ was adapted from a Japanese comic strip created by Machiko Hasegawa which was first published on Fukunichi Shimbun on April 22nd, 1946. 23 years later, in October 1969, Fuji TV aired an animated comedy series of ‘Sazae-san’ and it is still in production
after 40 years.

In the drama, the girls will dress in cute golf costumes, revealing their slim figures. Also, this is the first time foreign guests are featured in the drama and SNSD was given that honor.

PD of the program, Asano Sumi said, “While I was looking for suitable guests for the show, I came across SNSD’s promotional video and i immediately wanted them on the show”.

SNSD commented, “We are really happy as we received lots of love from the Japanese people for our appearance on the show”.

Here’s the preview of ‘Sazae-san 3′ featuring SNSD:


A rare video clip of SNSD’s appearance in 2007 drama surfaces

November 10, 2010

A Video clip of SNSD’s appearance in a 2007 drama has garnered much attention recently.

SNSD made a surprise appearance on MBC’s weekend drama “Kimcheed Radish Cubes (Kkakduki)” in 2007, the period when the girls were having activities for their debut single “Into The New World”.

In the scene, Nam Munhee went to visit his grandson (in the drama) who is a PD and by chance, witnessed SNSD’s dance practice. She then joined the girls for the practice. The girls who just debuted then, were seen wearing white and yellow cheerleader outfit and stocking for their practice (in the drama). Their fresh, young image then were quite different from their more matured and charismatic image today.

Following the rare video clip, fans commented:

-”Into The New World” is an evergreen song. I really miss it”
-”SNSD’s look during their debut era is getting more and more attention these days”
-”Those are the days when SNSD became ‘folding screens’? The camera only caught their legs”

Here’s the rare clip: