Korean actor Jo Min-ki [Mentor Entertainment]
Korean actor Jo Min-ki will be making his official debut as a photographer by holding a special exhibition in Japan next month, according to his agency Mentor Entertainment.
The photo exhibition -- titled "Live A...Frica" -- will be held at Tokyo's Keumsan Gallery from May 7 thru May 29 and feature photographs taken by the actor, who has been visiting Africa for various charity projects since 2006...More
Korean actor Lee Joon-gi [JG Company]
Hallyu star Lee Joon-gi has signed with JG Company INC., a newly-established independent talenthouse which will solely manage Lee's career.
"His contract with Mentor Entertainment ended late January and has now decided to join our company", stated a representative from JG on Friday....More
Hallyu star Lee Joon-gi [Mentor Entertainment]
Korean actor Lee Joon-gi has been voted top Hallyu Star of the year in a survey conducted by a Korean business news publication, according to a press release by his agency Mentor Entertainment on Thursday.
In a recent poll titled "2009 My Vote for Top 6 Stars of the Year", Finance and Economy News asked viewers who they thought were this year's top six entertainers in the following categories; Male idol group, Female group, Solo singer, Male actor, Female actress, Hallyu Star, Drama and Film. Each respondent was allowed to vote for one star in each category.
Results for the survey -- conducted from December 21 thru 29 -- were based on the votes cast by netizens as well as the site's Internet statistics, such as the number of times each star's news articles were read....More
Korean actor and activist Jo Min-ki [Mentor Entertainment]
Korean actor Jo Min-ki has been featured in a special column by Japanese daily newspaper Mainichi Shimbun, according to a press release by agency Mentor Entertainment.
Mainichi Shimbun -- one of three major daily newspapers in Japan along with Asahi Shimbun and Yomiuri Shimbun -- ran a special year-end column which profiled Jo as a prominent actor, photographer and activist in its issues published from December 22 thru December 25....More
Actor Lee Joon-gi
was reportedly scammed in Taiwan. Lee's agency Mentor Entertainment said that a local concert producer fled with the money for arranging a fan meeting and concert just two days before the scheduled show on September 26th. The disappearance of the Taiwanese producer jeopardized the entire concert, but Lee's Korean agency paid for the concert venue and was able to proceed with the show as planned. Lee was particularly adamant about...More
Actor Lee Joon-gi
has seen the first portion of tickets for his fan meeting--scheduled to be held at the Olympic Park in Seoul on April 18--sold out in only two minutes after sales opened, according to his agency Mentor Entertainment on Friday.
"We first put some 4,000 of a total of 8,000 tickets up for sale on his fan cafes and official foreign-language site exclusively for members of his fan clubs and overseas fans, and they were sold out in just two minutes", the agency said. "The foreign language site even...More
Heartthrob actor Lee Joon-gi
(27) will hold a large scale fan concert next month.
His management agency, Mentor Entertainment, said Lee will hold the 8,000 seat fan concert entitled "Episode 2" on April 18 at the Olympic Park fencing arena.
In May 2006, Lee held the first "Episode 1" concert at the Jamsil Student Stadium, drawing some...More
According to Mentor Entertainment, where Lee Joon-gi
belongs to, Lee Joon-gi
recently agreed to hire EEG (Emperor Entertainment Group) to be his management company in Chinese market. EEG, division of Emperor Group, is an entertainment management company with Jackie Chan
, Joey Yung and a group called Twins. Emperor group also owns a film production called JCE.
is seeking a way to get into the Chinese market by holding an autograph event in Beijing, Hong Kong and Taiwan, said the officials from Mentor Entertainment.
It was also interested by foreign news reporters...More
By Lee Hyo-won
Actor Lee Joon-gi
will receive the Rising Star Award at the upcoming 27th Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), to take place Oct. 18-28 in Oahu, the star's agency Mentor Entertainment announced Monday.
The Rising Star Award is "a portent honor" forecasting that "the star's future work will form a composition of great merit and substantial significance, elevating the medium of film with the artist's outstanding contribution to global cinema", according to a press release by HIFF.
The award w...More
, star of the movie "The King and the Clown
", has caught the eye of acclaimed Chinese director Chen Kaige.
MG SHOW, the agency in charge of promoting the actor in China, announced on Tuesday that Lee had met with Chen at the Shanghai International Film Festival last Saturday, at which Chen was a juror.
Chen proposed that the two make a film together in China, which Lee...More
About 12,000 fans from various Asian countries will attend a fan meeting held by Lee Joon-gi
, a lead actor of the film "The King and the Clown
According to Lee's agency, Mentor Entertainment, Lee will hold a fan meeting at the Jamsil Gymnasium in Seoul for about three hours on May 21 from 2:00 p.m. An official from Mentor Entertainment said on May 16, "The upcoming fan meeting will be attended by about 12,000 fans from Japan, China, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia, as well as from throughout Korea. We've received applications in advance from those who want to attend the meeting".