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  • [HanCinema's News] Stars Returned From Military Service Offer Reprieve for 'Burning Sun'

    The 'Burning Sun' scandal has rocked the South Korean entertainment industry, destroying careers and tarnishing the worldwide image of the South Korean entertainment brand. So it's fortunate timing that so many major male stars are now returning from mandatory military service, apparently clean from scandal,...More
  • Stars That Are Being Demobilized From the Military in 2019

    2019/04/22, Source
    "I declare discharge from the military". Stars who have been serving their duties to the country are almost done. National Service is a compulsory duty every Korean man has to respond to, and the same goes for Hallyu stars. Every year, they put down their duties as stars and concentrate on doing their best for national defense,...More
  • Public Service Worker Kyuhyun on Kim Hee-chul's SNS

    2018/07/23, Source
    Super Junior's Kim Hee-chul updated fans on Kyuhyun's status on his Instagram. He posted a picture he took with Kyuhyun who looks just like a maknae and Kim Hee-chul is sitting next to him,...More
  • Ryeowook Discharged from the Army Leaving Kyuhyun to Finish His Service

    2018/07/18, Source
    Super Junior's Ryeowook was discharged after completely his military service. He has completed serving his duty at Division 37 in Jeung-pyeong, Choonbuk, where he served for 21 months,...More
  • Rain and Kim Tae-hee, drugs, break-ups and new relationships - Top 10 news

    2017/06/12, Source
    There was continuous news about issues in the show biz in early 2017. Tops stars got married, broke up and started new relationships. Also, a few number of stars got sick and last year's THAAD issue still limits Hallyu access in China today,...More
  • Off We Go! Last Pictures of Male Celebrities Before They Report to the Korean Army

    All healthy men of South Korea should proudly walk into the army to fulfill their duty. While they are serving the country for 2 years, we will miss them but know that we will happily welcome them with open arms when they are back on the screen,...More
  • Kyuhyun of Super Junior Enters Boot Camp

    2017/05/26, Source
    Kyuhyun of boy band Super Junior began his two-year mandatory military service on Thursday. The singer entered boot camp in Nonsan, South Chungcheong Province for basic combat training,...More
  • Who will replace Kyuhyun in Radio Star?

    2017/04/24, Source
    Super Junior Kyuhyun is joining the military this May and many want to know who will replace him in the MBC TV show "Radio Star". Kyuhyun is serving national duty in public service as he was in an accident in 2007. He will receive basic training at the Nonsan Training Camp,...More
  • Stars off to serve duty to their country, substitutes wanted

    2017/01/31, Source
    Numerous stars who have led the Hallyu Wave are off to serve their duties. Those who were born in 1987 and can't postpone their dates anymore will continue to work until the day before they join training camp. The show biz is busy looking for their substitutes. Big Bang's TOP, JYJ Kim Joon-soo, Yoo Ah-in, Lee Min-ho, Kim Soo-hyun, Jang Keun-suk, Joo Won, Ji Chang-wook, Seo In-guk, Kyuhyun from Super Junior, Hwang Kwanghee from ZE:A - Children of Empire, Ok Taecyeon from 2PM and more are due for admittance this year. Yoo Ah-in is currently on hold as he has a record of injury from the past. Others will join the military within the year unless there are changes,...More
  • "New Monkey King" Ahn Jae-hyun drinks and becomes charming

    2017/01/15, Source
    "New Monkey King" Ahn Jae-hyun was full of charm. On the second episode of the tvN show "New Monkey King", the team spent a night in Guilin, China,...More
  • T.O.P and Junsu gone, Park Yoo-chun and Lee Seung-gi come back from military

    2017/01/02, Source
    It's 2017. Many stars have wished the their fans a Happy New Year but there are some stars who have to say 'bye' for a while. Many Hally stars are going to be absent starting this year for a couple of years. Those male stars who were born in 1987 or 1988 are going to join the military. Some of them are Lee Min-ho, Joo Won, Ji Chang-wook, Jang Keun-suk and Seo In-guk. The exact dates haven't been announced yet but they will be gone within the year,...More
  • The return of Lee Seung-gi VS The departure of TOP

    2016/11/24, Source
    Don't be sad that Ji Chang-wook and Choi Seung-hyun (TOP) are leaving. Lee Seung-gi and Yunho are coming back. There will be a lot of male celebrities going off to serve their countries in 2017. Those born in 1986 and 1987 are all lined up for duty, which include singers and actors,...More
  • [Press Release - Videos] K-Pop Music Video, Reborn

    2016/04/24, Source
    Recently in Korea, Ryu Jae Hyun from Vibe, Chen from Exo and Rapper Heize have released a music video 'Lil' Something' through SM entertainment's official digital music channel 'STATION',...More
  • Upcoming Korean drama "Bong Soon - a Cyborg in Love"

    2016/04/09, Source
    Added the upcoming Korean drama "Bong Soon - a Cyborg in Love"'s page to HanCinema database,...More
  • Henry says, "Si-won and Ryeowook fight over childish subjects in the grown-up way"

    2016/01/27, Source
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  • Choi Si-won and Changmin enlist in the army

    2015/11/19, Source
    Choi Si-won and Changmin arrived in an SM entertainment van at the Korea Army Training Center in Nonsan, Chungnam. The two enlisted quietly around at 1:40 PM on November 19th. They will serve as a conscripted policeman of which service is equal to a regular military service, after having finished the fundamental army training there,...More
  • Nominees For 2015 Mama Announced, Online Voting Begins

    2015/10/31, Source
    Asia's leading content and media company CJ E&M has announced a full list of nominees across 18 categories for the upcoming MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards), set to take place at AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong on December 2nd. The announcement was broadcast live on Mnet and through Naver's mobile application V at 6 p.m. (KST) on October 30th. The nominees have been carefully selected from a pool of artists, who have had songs and albums released during the period from October 26th 2014 to October 29th 2015,...More
  • Popular webtoon 'The Sound of the Heart' to be dramatized as sitcom, with Kang Kyun-sung as favorite for Ae-bong-yi

    2015/06/29, Source
    While the news broke out about the new upcoming sitcom based on the popular webtoon, 'The Sound of the Heart', Kang Kyun-sung is drawing attention for looking similar to Ae-bong-yi, one of the characters of the webtoon. When he appeared in MBC's entertainment program, 'Golden Fishery - Radio Star' in last February this year, Kang Kyun-sung said, "It was my idea I would grow my hair long once before I die", while he was explaining the reason for his bob hairstyle,...More
  • 'The Time We Were Not in Love' Super Junior Kyuhyun to sing the first theme song

    2015/06/26, Source
    Super Junior Kyuhyun participated in the recording for the first theme song of the 'The Time We Were Not in Love' original soundtrack. 'The Time We Were Not in Love' is a coming-of-age drama depicting long-time friendship and love between a man and a woman,...More
  • Song Joong-ki, "Lee Kwang-soo is the only star I've invited home"

    2013/07/14, Source
    Actor Song Joong-ki proved his friendship with Lee Kwang-soo. MBC Lee Young-ja and Kyuhyun attempted a phone call with the actor on the KBS 2TV program "Mama Mia",...More
  • Today's Photo: June 4, 2013 [2]

    2013/06/04, Source
    Kyuhyun of Super Junior and Jessica of Girls' Generation attend the Musical Awards 2013 at the National Theater of Korea in Seoul on Monday,...More
  • JYJ's Junsu, Best Musical Ticket Selling Idol

    2012/08/09, Source
    For the third year in a row, JYJ's Kim Junsu was picked as the musical ticket power idol seller. The results of the 2012 Musical Power Idol was broadcast on August 12th, where Junsu was in first place for his role in this year. Super Junior's Sungmin was in 2nd place for his role in , Beast's Jang Hyun-seung followed for his part in , 4th place went to Kyuhyun of Super Junior as he starred in , and the 5th spot went to 2AM's Lee Changmin and his project,...More
  • Hallyu star Kim leads in new musical

    2012/03/27, Source
    Kim Jeong-hoon, second from left, stars in "Catch Me If You Can" along with other leading stars, from left, Kyuhyun of Super Junior, musical theater veteran Uhm Ki-joon, Key of SHINee and actor Park Kwang-hyun. / Courtesy of M Musical By Kwaak Je-yup There is plenty of running away involved in the story of "Catch Me If You Can", the musical based on the 2002 detective-chase film by Steven Spielberg and opening today in Seoul as the first licensed show outside the United States. As one of the men who does most of the running and dancing during the performance, Kim Jeong-hoon sounded genuinely impressed by his character's lifestyle, especially the panache his character, con artist Frank Abagnale Jr., displays in full glory when dodging the police by assuming several fake identities,...More
  • [Album Review] "Super Junior" : Is Mr. Simple gonna be the last Super Junior's album? [part 3]

    Mr. Simple is declared as Super Junior's last album before Leeteuk and Heechul enlist in the military service and leaving the group with only 8 members. From 13 original members, just 10 are involved in the Mr. Simple album. Kangin has already enlisted last year, Han Geng quitted due to internal conflict, and Kibum never actively participates in the group,...More
  • [Album Review] "Super Junior" : Live your lives simply as simple as MR. SIMPLE [part 1]

    1 year and 2 months. After a SUPER long waiting for 1 year and 2 months, SUPER junior fans can finally Smile Again and fill their iPod with SUPER songs from SUPER JUNIOR. Super Junior finally comes with their fresh and new debut song called MR. SIMPLE. Why MR. SIMPLE? Super Junior isn't simple at all. They are SUPER. SUPER talented, SUPER entertaining, SUPER handsome, and SUPER sexy,...More
  • S.M. The Ballad postpones album release to Nov 29

    2010/11/25, Source
    S.M. The Ballad [SM Entertainment] SM Entertainment's new ballad group S.M. The Ballad has postponed the release date of their upcoming album. SM announced Thursday that S.M. The Ballad's first album "Longing For You", originally set to go on sale today, will hit online and offline stores on November 29, while the title track of the same name will be available on various online music sites a day before the album's release,...More
  • S.M. The Ballad unveils another song from new album

    2010/11/23, Source
    S.M. The BALLAD crew: From left Jay, Jonghyun, JINO and Kyuhyun [SM Entertainment] SM Entertainment's new ballad group "S.M. The Ballad" unveiled another teaser for a song from their upcoming album "Longing For You" today,...More
  • S.M. The Ballad unveils track from upcoming album today

    2010/11/22, Source
    TRAX's Jay, Super Junior's Kyuhyun, JINO and SHINee's Jonghyun [SM Entertainment] SM Entertainment's new ballad group S.M. The Ballad, composed of TRAX's Jay, Super Junior member Kyuhyun, SHINee's Jonghyun and singer JINO, unveiled a one-minute teaser of a song from their upcoming album today,...More
  • Super Junior : The Number One Kpop Artist In The Philippines

    2010/11/22, Source
    According to the results of a Philippines awards show, Super Junior is the number one most popular k-pop artist/group in the islands. The winning group won 61.6% of the votes in the Asian Pop Viewers,...More
  • Super Junior Finally Gets Their Own Talk Show

    2010/11/18, Source
    Super Junior fans can now look forward to a talk show chock full of Super Junior fun. The members of the popular idol group started the recording of their own talk show, called "Super Junior's Foresight" on November 18th at a studio in Yangjae of Seoul,...More
  • Super Junior, 5 Years And Still Going

    November 6th marks the fifth year anniversary of one of the most popular Korean boy groups in all of Asia : Super Junior.

    After debuting on Ingigayo on November 6, 2005, Super Junior has risen the,...
  • Super Junior to take Asia tour to Japan in February

    2010/11/02, Source
    Boy band Super Junior [SM Entertainment] Popular Korean boy band Super Junior will perform in Japan next February, adding the country as one of the stops to their Asia tour which kicked off in mid-August. The boys' agency SM Entertainment announced through a press release on Tuesday that Super Junior will take "SUPER SHOW 3" to Japan, holding concerts in Yokohama city's Yokohama Arena on February 18 to 19 which is expected to attract about a total 25,000 fans,...More
  • Leeteuk posts pictures from Italy vacation

    2010/10/12, Source
    Super Junior members posing in front of a church in Italy. [Official Leeteuk Twitter] Super Junior member Leeteuk has posted pictures of himself on vacation in Italy on his official Twitter account,...More
  • [PHOTOS] Super Junior at press conf for Seoul "Super Show"

    2010/08/16, Source
    Super Junior [Park Sung-ki/Asia Economic Daily] Clockwise from top left, Super Junior members Shindong (Shindong), Kyuhyun, Yesung, Sungmin, Leeteuk, Siwon (Choi Si-won), Eunhyuk, Heechul (Kim Heechul), Donghae (Donghae) and Ryeowook pose during a photo session of a press conference for the group's "The 3rd ASIA TOUR SUPER SHOW 3" held at the Olympic Park in Seoul, South Korea on August 15, 2010,...More
  • BoA reveals photo of drinking with Super Junior's Kyuhyun

    2010/08/10, Source
    Korean songstress BoA (left) and Super Junior member Kyuhyun (right) [BoA's official Twitter Page] Korean female idol BoA has revealed a photo of herself drinking with Super Junior member Kyuhyun. The songstress uploaded the picture on her official Twitter page earlier today, in which both singers are smiling happily while BoA holds up a pitcher of "Makgeolli" which is Korean raw rice wine,...More
  • "SMTOWN LIVE" concert to be six hours long, says SM

    2010/08/05, Source
    Official poster for upcoming "SMTOWN LIVE" concert featuring SM artists [SM Entertainment] The upcoming "SMTOWN LIVE '10 World Tour In Seoul" concert featuring numerous SM artists including BoA, Girls' Generation and Super Junior will be one of great scale and length. Agency SM Entertainment (SM) announced in a press release on Thursday that the joint world tour, which includes stops in Los Angeles, Tokyo, Shanghai and other major Asian cities, will be about six hours long and feature a total of some 80 songs by the artists,...More
  • Super Junior-K.R.Y. wraps up Japan concert in success

    2010/08/01, Source
    Super Junior-K.R.Y. performing at their concert held at Tokyo International Forum in Tokyo, Japan on August 1, 2010. [SM Entertainment] Super Junior-K.R.Y., the sub-unit of popular idol group Super Junior, successfully wrapped up their first live concert In Japan over the weekend. Agency SM Entertainment explained in a press release on Monday that sub-group members Kyuhyun, Ryeowook and Yesung, performed in front of some 10,000 fans at the "SUPER JUNIOR K.R.Y. SPECIAL CONCERT IN JAPAN 2010" concert, held at Tokyo's International Forum in Japan on Sunday,...More
  • Hangeng accused of plagiarizing song by Yunho Yunho

    2010/07/27, Source
    TVXQ singer Yunho Yunho (left) and former Super Junior member Hangeng [SM Entertainment] Former Super Junior member Hangeng is heating up controversy with "Fire", his latest single release in China that has been accused of plagiarizing a song written by TVXQ leader Yunho Yunho. Fans have suggested that "Fire", the new single by Hangeng who went solo after leaving Super Junior, plagiarized Yunho Yunho's composition "Checkmate", performed at 'TVXQ THE 3rd ASIA TOUR CONCERT-MIROTIC' held February 20 in Korea,...More
  • Kyuhyun says "had about 20% chance to live" 3 years ago

    2010/07/14, Source
    Super Junior member Kyuhyun during a guest appearance on variety show "Steel Heart" [SBS] Super Junior member Kyuhyun has said that he had "about 20 percent or less of a chance to live" when he got involved in a serious car accident three years ago. The singer spoke about his 2007 accident during a guest appearance on SBS variety show "Steel Heart", which aired Tuesday evening and also featured bandmates Siwon (Choi Si-won), Donghae (Donghae), Leeteuk, Eunhyuk and Shindong (Shindong),...More
  • Super Junior to release repackaged fourth album today

    2010/06/28, Source
    Korean idol group Super Junior [SM Entertainment] Korean idols Super Junior will release their repackaged fourth album today, according to their agency SM Entertainment. A press release from SM on Friday had announced that the repackaged album will go on sale today featuring four new tracks that have been available online, as well as 11 songs from the original record,...More
  • Super Junior to release repackaged album next week

    2010/06/22, Source
    Korean idol group Super Junior [SM Entertainment] Korean idol group Super Junior will be releasing a repackaged album next week which contains four new tracks including the follow-up single "No Other", according to their agency SM Entertainment on Tuesday. SM announced in a press release that the digital sound source for "No Other" will be released on Friday through various music sites including Bugs, Cyworld, Dosirak and Melon with the album due out in stores three days later,...More
  • Super Junior takes 3rd win on TV music program

    2010/06/06, Source
    Members of boy band Super Junior [SM Entertainment] Korean male idols Super Junior continued their reign atop a televised music program over the weekend. The group collected their third consecutive win on KBS' music show "Music Bank" with their title track "BONAMANA" from their fourth studio release of the same name, up against "2 Different Tears" by the Wonder Girls,...More
  • Young K-pop idols fulfill citizen duties in regional elections

    2010/06/03, Source
    Girls' Generation member Yoona casts her first vote in Korea's regional elections held on June 2, 2010 [SM Entertainment] Many young K-pop idols including Girls' Generation member Yoona fulfilled their citizen duties and performed their first act of voting in Korea's fifth regional elections yesterday. According to a press release by agency SM Entertainment on Wednesday, many of its artists -- namely Yoona, Sunny (of Girls' Generation), Onew, Jonghyun (SHINee), Heechul (Kim Heechul), Kyuhyun (Super Junior) and Yunho Yunho (TVXQ) -- cast their first votes in the country's election for government officials, held throughout the country on June 2,...More
  • Super Junior says "we could go for 20-30 more years" (1)

    2010/05/25, Source
    From left, Super Junior members Donghae (Donghae), Ryuwook, Eunhyuk, Yesung, Leeteuk, Shindong (Shindong), Siwon (Choi Si-won), Sungmin, Heechul (Kim Heechul) and Kyuhyun. [SM Entertainment]   Q: There are a few members missing this time. How does it feel? Heechul (Kim Heechul): Of course we're sad. I also suffered from a bit of depression because of such incidents and I had a very hard time. Q: A lot has happened within the team. Shindong, you confessed your love through your new album. How did your agency respond? Heechul (Kim Heechul): I think they only let it out because they didn't know what it means. (laugh) Shindong (Shindong): If I had written it in Korean, I think they would've asked me to do it next time. (laugh) Heechul (Kim Heechul): I had talked about this earlier with Leeteuk but if a fan had bought an album, saw that Shindong(Shindong) had written a code so crack it to see he had asked someone to marry him... We're lucky if the fan doesn't rip up the album. (laugh) Shindong(Shindong) actually kept apologizing to us before we gave our comeback performance for "BONAMANA". Leeteuk: There could've been mixed responses to what he did but we're grateful that there have been a lot of good articles on it. Shindong (Shindong): I've become a romantic guy thanks to them. I'm thankful,...More
  • Super Junior says "we could go for 20-30 more years" (2)

    2010/05/25, Source
    Donghae (Donghae left) and Sungmin [SM Entertainment]   Q: Leeteuk, Eunhyuk, Shindong, the three of you are regulars on SBS talk show "Steel Heart". But it must be difficult trying to head a segment of the program for several minutes. Leeteuk: We seen quite a number of photographs get ripped up (laugh) but the more it happens, the public wants to see more intense photos while the celebrities want to hide more. We were able to understand what a hard time comedians must have. And it's usually hard to maintain a segment for more than three months. We're into our ninth month now and it's very tough. So I'm thinking we should come up with something different. Q: Isn't it difficult getting the guests to display their talents on the show? Leeteuk: (Sigh and laugh) It's really difficult. And many of them say they don't want to so we have to keep persuading them. Eunhyuk: I had never been that interested in variety shows but I started taking part in it little by little because it sounded like so much fun when I listened to it,...More
  • Super Junior to release teaser video for new album tomorrow

    2010/05/06, Source
    Korean idol group Super Junior [SM Entertainment] Korean idol group Super Junior will be releasing a teaser video tomorrow for their upcoming fourth album, according to their agency SM Entertainment on Thursday. SM announced in a press release that the teaser video will be unveiled Friday on the group's official website (, as well as on various portals and web-based music providers,...More
  • Yunho Yunho featured in Shanghai Expo video

    2010/05/03, Source
    Korean idol Yunho Yunho star of "Chorus City" [SM Entertainment] Korean pop idol Yunho Yunho has been featured as the main star in a video to be shown throughout the Expo 2010 Shanghai China, according to his agency SM Entertainment on Monday. The video, a 12-minute long clip titled "Chorus City", has been showing at the South Korea pavilion of the Expo which kicked off on Saturday, delivering the message of friendship and harmony between Korea and China,...More
  • Super Junior-M to Debut in China
    2008/04/10, Source
    Super Junior-M is ready to make its debut in China.

    The group, which was tentatively named "Super Junior China" is a vocal group made up of Korean and Chinese members. The group was formed to specifically target the Chinese-speaking markets.

    The seven-member group consists of Han-kyung, the Ch,...
  • Super Junior-M Debuts in China
    2008/04/08, Source
    By Cathy Rose A. Garcia
    Staff Reporter

    Super Junior-M, a sub-group of popular boy band Super Junior, is making its debut in China, Yonhap News reported.

    SM Entertainment, one of Korea's largest entertainment agencies, is hoping the new group Super Junior-M will make inroads in the Chinese mar,...
  • 'Sorum' - Korean thriller captures true spirit of classic film noir
    2006/03/27, Source
    Kim Kyu-hyun (internews)

    "Sorum ("soreum" in Korean means "goosebumps")" will make an excellent departure point for debating the definition of "film noir". Is film noir predominantly a style, with cameras prowling dark corridors and sini,...

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