Happy Birthday, Lee Min Ho~! ^.~

Today (22nd June 2011) marks Korea’s upcoming hot favourite actor, Lee Min Ho’s 25th birthday (Korean’s age)~! Here’s wishing him all the best in his career and a healthy and fruitful life ahead~! His new drama “City Hunter” on SBS is currently airing in Korea~! ^.~

생일측하드립니다~! 늘 건강하고 재밌게 사시길 빕니다~!

Korea Buzz – The Male Lead for Drama “Mischievious Kiss”, Kim Hyun Joong or Jung Yong Hwa?

(Translated from 티브이데일리) The competition on who is going to be the male and female lead is getting intense for drama “Mischievious Kiss” which is set to air in the second half of 2010. In particular, the rivalary between stars on who will get the role of male lead has got everyone’s attention.

It is started due to the intense popularity fight on whether young actors from Lee Min Ho, Kim Hyun Joong to Jung Yong Hwa have been casted.

For Lee Min Ho, through his recent fanmeeting, he has expressed his intention saying, “I have no plans for filming.” On that Park Bo Young has high hopes of getting the role of the female lead, it is still at an uncertain situation. 

As drama “Mischievious Kiss” sets the male lead on the advantage, the male lead is particularly important. As this drama production is set to create Hallyu, they are eyeing for stars who are known in East Asia region.

Among this, on recent news reports that Kim Hyun Joong and Jung Yong Hwa have went for the casting, this has kept all fans at full attention on it. Who will become the lead then?

But up to now, it is not let known on whether who will be the male lead. Though its first filming is set to start on this month end, the official from drama production company, Group Eight, only said, “Currently we are still tuning our final casting.”

“Mischievious Kiss” will be directed by Director Hwang In Roe who directed dramas “Goong” and “The Return of Iljimae” etc and the script will be written by Go Eun Nim.

(translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)

Gongjunim is getting excited~!
Kim Hyung Joong + Park Bo Young will be nice~! ^^

Exclusive – Meet Lee Min Ho with the LG Optimus

Good news for all Lee Min Ho’s fans in Singapore!

Lee Min Ho will be visiting Singapore next month end for exclusive fanmeeting events with LG Optimus~!

A chance not to be missed for all fans~!

Please find event participation details as below: 

The above information is brought together by LG Optimus and Gongjunim blog.

Lee Min Ho on introduction of LG Optimus handphone:

(video credit – 1313meow)

Happy Birthday to Lee Min Ho! ^^

Wishes from Gongjunim…

Happy Birthday to Lee Min Ho!
May all your dreams come true and stay happy and healthy as always~! ^^
Shine and strive on with your determination~! ^^

생일축하해요~ 이민호씨~
모든 원하는 꿈이 이루어지고 늘 행복하고 건강 하길 바랄게요~!
계속 힘내세요~

“I Love You” (Piano Version) by Kim Woo Joo (the song frequently listened by Lee Min Ho now) :

Gongjunim’s favourite part of the lyrics:
“세상 끝까지 그대를 지키죠”
“Watching over you till the time the world ends”

(video credit – chickenfaceXD)

Korea Buzz – Lee Min Ho, “I Want A GirlFriend For Birthday Present”

(Translated from SPN) Actor Lee Min Ho who is going to turn 23 years old in coming June 22 has said that the birthday present which he wants to receive is “a girlfriend”.

On June 20 afternoon, “2010 The Special Day with Minoz” fanmeeting was held at KyungHee University Peace Hall. Before the event starts, Lee Min Ho held a press conference with the reporters. Being asked on the question on what present does he wish to receive for his birthday this year, he made this answer. 

When being asked on which style of girlfriend that he wishes to have, he said with laughters, “Now not only overseas travelling, I also want to do more travelling around Korea itself.” “I wish to go to nice places like the mountains and the person must be one who is able and has the hobby to travel to these quiet places together.” 

The fanmeeting is arranged for Lee Min Ho’s birthday celebration on coming June 22 and also the celebration launch of the fanclub on their 2nd year anniversary. There are 4500 fans who participated in this fanmeeting and they had a happy time with Lee Min Ho for 2 hours together.

Lee Min Ho said, “Being able to be together with fans in a place is not uncommon and after the birthday on last year, this is the second time for this significant event and I feel even more happier.” Lee Min Ho also expressed with thrill on this meeting, “It is good to have conversation with each fan and creating memories together.”

On this day, Lee Min Ho’s good friends Jung Il Woo and Kim Bum are the guests for today’s fanmeeting. 2AM, YounHa, SeeYa etc have also came to support Lee Min Ho’s fanmeeting.

(translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)

Lee Min Ho with his close friend since high school, Jung Il Woo:

Lee Min Ho with his good brotherly friend, Kim Bum:

3 buddies having a wonderful time:

SeeYa doing the opening performance for Lee Min Ho’s fanmeeting:

2AM (JoKwon, Seulong, Jinwoon) doing performance at Lee Min Ho’s fanmeeting (2AM’s Changmin is absent):

YounHa singing birthday song to Lee Min Ho:

Lee Min Ho having a enjoyable talk with Jung Sung Hwa and 2AM’s Seulong:

Jung Won Chang from Taiwan came to send his congratulations wishes and presents to Lee Min Ho:

Lee Min Ho reading a letter which he wrote personally for his fans:

Lee Min Ho singing English song “Falling Slowly” from movie “Once” OST:

Lee Min Ho singing “사랑해” (“I Love You”):

Lee Min Ho blowing off the candles on his 24th birthday cake:

Gongjunim wishes Lee Min Ho a happy and memorable 24th birthday~! ^^
He really practises the songs a lot as he listens to them almost everyday~! ^^

Korea Buzz – Goo Hye Sun’s Directed Movie “Magic” VIP Premiere

(Translated from 뉴스엔) Actress Goo Hye Sun’s directed full-length movie “Magic” held its VIP premiere today (June 16) at 8pm at Seoul SungDong-Gu CGV located at WangSipRi.

Artistes such as 2NE1’s Sandara Park, Gummy, Choi Kang Hee, Nam Sang Mi, Ryu Hyun Kyung, Kim Joon etc have attended the VIP premiere.

(translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)

A sweet Hye Sun with a new haircut:

Goo Hye Sun’s boss, Mr. Yang Hyun Suk, came to support:

F3 (Lee Min Ho, Kim Joon, Kim Bum) and Goo Hye Sun reunite together again (Kim Hyun Joong is absent ㅠ.ㅠ) :

“요술” 파이팅~! ^^ Please support “Magic”~! <33333 ^^

Artistes at movie “Magic” VIP premiere:

Korea Buzz – Goo Hye Sun, “I Stored F4’s Unglam Photos in My Handphone”

(Translated from 뉴스엔) Goo Hye Sun who has been actively involved as a director from an actress has said, “I kept F4’s unglam photos in my handphone.”

At KBS 2TV “WinWin” programme which is going to broadcast on June 8, Goo Hye Sun has displayed her close relationship with drama “Boys over Flowers” F4 members Lee Min Ho, Kim Joon, Kim Bum and Kim Hyun Joong.

On this day, Goo Hye Sun said, “I am still in contact with F4 member still now.”, capturing everyone’s attention. And after that, she added on, “When we meet, we will mainly go for a drinking session and have Gopchang (grilled intestines) or Yeomtong (grilled ox heart) along with.”, “I will take photos of F4 who are drunk and stored inside my handphone.” After she said, everyone got surprised.

After that, Goo Hye Sun said Kim Joon is the poorest drinker among them, and said she kept a photograph of him which he is intensely asleep when drunk. She then said to Kim Joon, “Before I upload to the internet, please come along with a billon won.”, disclosing a playful blackmail.

And also, Goo Hye Sun has replied without hestiation on the question on who is the member who seems to have the most burden during the filming of drama “Boys over Flowers”.

“WinWin” will be broadcast on June 8 at 11:15pm (KRT).

(translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)

So fun~! Can’t wait to watch~! <3333333 ^^

Korea Buzz – Stars Spreading Love for “Cartier Love Day” Charity Exhibition

(Translated from bnt뉴스) For the commemoration of “Love Collection”, Cartier has opened up a love exhibition at its boutique located at Seoul Cheongdam-dong on June 4 afternoon.  

In this exhibition, stars will put on Cartier Love Collection’s representative item, Love Summer Bracelet, with their natural appearance. Korea’s national rising stars Rain (Jeong Ji Hoon), Ji Jin Hee, Kim Hyun Joong, U-know Yunho, Kim Hee Sun, Son Ye Jin, Yoona, Yoon Eun Hye, Ha Ji Won, Kang Ji Hwan and Lee Min Ho etc have participated in this “Love Exhibition”.

On this day, for the commemoration of “Love Collection”, Dong Bang Shin Ki U-Know Yunho, SS501 Kim Hyun Joong, actor Ji Jin Hee and actress Son Ye Jin have attended the charity exhibition.

On the other side, Cartier “Love Collection” which has been running for its 4th consecutive year, is going to donate all its proceeds from this charity exhibition to the International Vaccine Institute (IVI).

(translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)

U-know YunHo:

Ji Jin Hee:

Son Ye Jin:

An all-smiley Kim Hyun Joong:

Stars’ participation at Cartier “Love Collection” Charity Exhibition

Spread your love~! <333333 ^^

Korea Buzz – “Prosecutor Princess” Viewership Goes Up to #2 Place

(Translated from OSEN) There is a late change to the Wednesday-Thursday drama war. SBS “Prosecutor Princess” which has been hanging on the last position all along during this period, has accomplished on raising viewership solely and it has gone up to the #2 place for Wednesday-Thursday drama.

According to AGB Nielsen Media Research on May 14, “Prosecutor Princess” nationwide viewership rating for May 13 is recorded at 12.1%. As compared to its rating of 10.3% for May 12’s broadcast, it has went up by 1.8% point. This is its own highest viewership ratings record and it is up on the #2 place for Wednesday-Thursday drama.

On the other side, MBC “Personal Taste” has fallen off from the #2 place. “Personal Taste” viewership ratings is recorded at 10.2% which is a 0.7% drop as compared to May 12’s broadcast of 10.9% and it has fallen to the last position for Wednesday-Thursday drama.

KBS 2TV “Cinderella Sister” nationwide viewership ratings is recorded at 16.7% for May 13. As usual, it secured its throne for the #1 place but as compared to 12 May’s broadcast of 17.3%, it has fallen by 0.6%.

In conclusion, “Cinderella Sister” and “Personal Taste” have gone down and “Prosecutor Princess” is the only one which its viewership goes up and it is only at episode 14 where the #2 and #3 places are being exchanged.

(translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)

How will it turn out for the final showdown between “Personal Taste” and “Prosecutor Princess” next week? Stay tuned! ^^

Korea Buzz – Will “Personal Taste” Extend Another 4 Episodes?

(Translated from 뉴스엔) The talk on the extension to MBC drama “Personal Taste” starring Son Ye Jin and Lee Min Ho is bringing up.

“Personal Taste” starring top stars Son Ye Jin and Lee Min Ho is a production work which revolves topic since its first broadcast. Lee Min Ho’s gay pretense and pure lady Son Ye Jin’s transformation to an otaku has stimulated viewers’ gazes.

“Personal Taste” which is currently broadcasted till episode 10 has an extension talk of 4 episodes. With regards to this matter, at a recent conversation with the production official and Newsen (뉴스엔), the official said, “The talk coming out saying on the extension of 4 episodes is true.” “But now it is not at the publicized stage yet as the main cast are not able to do a concrete discussion.”

At the first place, “Personal Taste” which is a 16-episodes production work is scheduled to end on coming May 27. But if it is going to extend another 4 episodes to a 20-episodes work, it will end on June 10.

(translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)