After played North Korean woman in The King 2 Hearts, Ha JI Won decides to be the queen of Goeryo in her new drama titled Hwatu.
Ha Ji Won”s role is Empress Ki, a real person in Goeryo’s history.
The drama itself tells story of love and conflicts in the life of Empress Ki.
It’s interesting to see how Ha Ji Won will portray her character as an empress as she said in the SBS’ talkshow ‘Thank You’ that she always get invested so deep to her character.
She said that after filmed action thriller Sector 7 (where her character was described lost all her family), she couldn’t break away from her character. So that she needed psychiatric therapy to be prepared for her new drama Secret Garden at that time.
Hwatu is scheduled for the second part of 2013 on MBC and coming from writer Jang Young Chul and Jung Kyung Soon who made Daejoyoung, Giant and The History of Salaryman.
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Choi Si Won and his ‘The King of Drama’s co-star, Jung Ryu Won, posed with Karl Lagerfeld while they attended 2013/14 Chanel Cruise Collection Show in Singapore.
Jung Ryu Won uploaded the photo on her twitter with comment ‘With Mr. Lagerfeld and Siwon, Oh ha ha’
Although their drama The King of Dramas has ended several months ago , but Si Won and Ryu Won seem still in good relationship as previously on May 10, Jung Ryu Won uploaded their picture on her twitter with comment ‘Hang out with Mr. Kang Hyun Min (Siwon’s character in King of Dramas) for the first time after a while’.
With filming of Gu Family Book is underway in tight schedule, Lee Seung Gi definitely lacks of sleep these days.
But, it doesn’t mean he lacks of empathy.
On May 11, Lee Seung Gi brought pizza for all 150 staff and cast of Gu Family Book who fight summer heat and sleepless night during shooting.
Lee Seung Gi said that he was encouraged by seeing all the staff eating his pizza.
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Upcoming SBS drama , Empire of Gold is in its full swing shooting after held its script reading on May 1 which was attended by its main cast, Ko Soo, Lee Yo Won, Sohn Hyun Joo, Lee Hyun Jin, Yoon Seung Ah and Park Geun Hyung.
Empire of Gold put Asian financial crisis in the mid 1990s as the background story, when a chaebol family successfully gone through that devastating crisis and becomes top conglomerate in Korea.
Ko Soo plays the leading man, a poor man who worked super hard to reach success. Lee Yo Won plays the sister of Ko Soo’s enemy.
24-episode of Empire of Gold airs its pilot on July 1.
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After revealed their relationship last March, new couple Han Hye Jin and soccer player Ki Sung Yong confirmed that they will tie the knot next July.
The 32-year-old Han Hye Jin (Jumong, Thorn Birds, Be Strong Geum Soon) broke up with her boyfriend of 9 years, R&B singer Naul in December 2012.
She then started her relationship with 24-year-old soccer player Ki Sung Yong in January 2013 and this couple decided to make it quick and wed next July.
Han Hye Jin met Ki Sung Yong for the first time when she hosted SBS talkshow Healing Camp. At that time, Ki Sung Yong picked Han Hye Jin as his ideal woman.
Han Hye Jin is still hosting Healing Camp until now and will keep her job even after her wedding.
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Lovely Han Ji Min appears in the May issue of Sure magazine.
Han Ji Min models Michael Kors’ 100 series watch which specially designed for Watch Hunger Stop campaign.
The campaign is collaboration with World Food Programme , for every piece of 100 series sold, WFP will deliver 100 meal for children in need.
With smokey eyes, Han Hyo Joo modelled Channel Watch & Fine Jewellry line in the May issue of W magazine.
Kim Ah Joong shines the beach of Brighton city, near London with her wonderful body.
The photos appear in the May issue of Grazia magazine.
Fresh from the hectic filming schedule of That Winter, The Wind Blows, Kim Bum went to Singapore for vacation and took several shoots to promote the latest collection of clothing line Superdry.
Kim Bum’s agency confirmed that 23-year-old Kim Bum will play his first ever saeguk drama in upcoming MBC’s Goddess of Fire Jung Yi.
His arrival completes Moon Geun Young and Lee Sang Yoon which already joined the cast.
Goddess of Fire Jung Yi tells story of King Gwanghae (Lee Sang Yoon) who loved Jung Yi (Moon Geun Young) , the first female ceramic artist at that time. King Gwanghae had to let her go at the end because of his position as the king.
Meanwhile Kim Bum plays Kim Tae Do, the perfect , kind-hearted warrior, the childhood friend of Jung Yi and as usual, he loves her and devoted his life to Jung Yi.
As a leading cast, this drama is the second saeguk for Moon Geun Young after Painter of The Wind, where she played a talented painter and later that year Moon Geun Young walked away with Daesang Award from 2008 SBS Drama Awards for her brilliant acting.
32-episode Goddess of Fire Jung Yi airs July, replacing Gu Family Book.
Source : Segye