Up10tions Runner Falls Short Despite Strong Start

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Up10tion’s “Runner” Falls Short Despite Strong Start
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Up10tion’s “Runner” Falls Short Despite Strong Start

When it comes to underappreciated idol groups especially from smaller companies, Top Medias Up10tion takes the cake without a doubt. After an eight-month hiatus, the boys have returned to the music scene with their newest title track “Runner” off mini-album Star;dom. Though short of Wooshin, who was reported to be suffering from mental distress possibly due to the sexual harassment controversy with Somi, this didn’t hinder the group from making their highly-anticipated comeback.

Hyoyeons Wannabe Falls Short
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Hyoyeons Wannabe Falls Short

After being fairly impressed by SNSDs Hyoyeons first solo track Mystery, I was looking forward to Wannabe featuring San E. The teaser seemed to promise a very interesting beat as the groundwork and the visuals solidified what I had suspected: Hyoyeon giving off the image of edgy by using rap as a conduit.  The full MV does all that, and it got some things right and some things wrong.

The visuals from the teaser had me rolling my eyes and the full MV? Even more so. The video is shot in a gym where Black men are working out and paying no mind to Hyoyeon rapping, singing, and doing lackluster choreography with other Korean backup dancers.  The guys in Hyoyeons video serve no other purpose but to just exist and make it seem like Hyoyeon has street credit and swag. She doesnt even interact with any of them, so they are devalued to the status of ornaments. It would have been preferable to cast Korean men working out at the gym instead.

tvNs New Weekend Drama Stranger Is Off To Strong Start With Solid Ratings For 1st Episode
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tvNs New Weekend Drama Stranger Is Off To Strong Start With Solid Ratings For 1st Episode

tvNs new Saturday-Sunday drama Stranger is off to a good start, with the first episode earning average viewer ratings of three percent, peaking at four percent in real-time ratings.

The show also scored an average of 2.3 percent, peaking at 2.9 percent, amongst viewers in their twenties to forties, the main target age bracket of tvN. Ratings continued to rise as the story progressed throughout the first episode, and the show ended on a high.

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“Strong Woman Do Bong Soon” Villain Jang Mi Kwans Upcoming Drama Role Falls Through
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“Strong Woman Do Bong Soon” Villain Jang Mi Kwans Upcoming Drama Role Falls Through

Actor Jang Mi Kwan wont be joining KBS 2TVs upcoming Friday-Saturday drama Best Delivery People (working title) after all.

On June 13, the chief producer of Best Delivery People said, Jang Mi Kwan will be leaving the cast. He explained that this was because there were some disagreements while working out details.

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The role that Jang Mi Kwan had been offered was that of Oh Jin Kyu, a second generation chaebol. The original casting news had gained lots of attention since he portrayed the perfect villain in Strong Woman Do Bong Soon.

Park Hyung Sik Shared His Experience Starring A Drama With Park Bo Young On 'Strong Woman Do Bong Soon'
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Park Hyung Sik Shared His Experience Starring A Drama With Park Bo Young On 'Strong Woman Do Bong Soon'

Park Hyung Sik and Park Bo Young have been really successful portraying romantic couple on "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon." They even broke the JTBC's ratings record. Recently, Park Hyung Sik talked about the rumor of him dating his co-lead in the drama.

Ending the drama with the last scene filmed, Park Hung Sik shared his experience in starring drama with park Bo Young. At first, he was really unconfident playing with experienced actress Park Bo Young, but as his co-lead and other actors kept on supporting him till the end, he could do his part really well, Soompireported.