[New Daily] Feb. 2, 2011 10:11am — “Even if a sunbae (aka senior) songwriter sells the copyright of his hubae’s (aka junior) song, the hubae is unable to object and is reduced to swallowing his own tears. There are hierarchical relationships in Korea that would be unimaginable in Japan.” (a Japanese record label representative)
Derek Hough, the champion of an American dance competition, will appear as BoA’s counterpart in a Hollywood movie.
“I had felt pressure before I began acting.” -Micky Yoochun
Jae Bum (23), who had been a member of star group 2PM and left Korea to the USA after he evoked criticism due to his utterance depreciating Koreans, came back to Korea on June 18 after nine months away. The purpose of his visit is to film the Korean and American film “Hype Nation,” in which he will appear as a main actor. A spokesperson of the production company of “Hype Nation” delivered the news on June 17 that he would arrive in Incheon International Airport at 5:50 pm on Asiana Airline.
Whenever the idol group Super Junior is mentioned, the modifier “Yeneung-dol” (idol group members who are showing superior talent on entertainment programs) always follows. Every member of Super Junior is actively participating in various entertainment programs, TV dramas, and musicals, but, at the same time, they have been failing to push their image as singers.
After months of being one of the hottest topics in k-pop, it has been confirmed by the officials of the movie project “Hype Nation” that Jaebum (aka Jay Park) will be returning to Korea in June. He has been casted in a main role in the film which will be set 70% in Korea.
The girls of Girls Generation are off to great start on their 1st Asia Tour Concert “Into the New World”. They held their first performance that lasted three hours in Shanghai, China on April 17th.