[NEWS] MBLAQ, “Rain Avoided Us For 3 Days”

27 11 2009

Rain was pissed off and didn’t acknowledge his MBLAQ members’ greetings for 3 whole days.

MBLAQ spilled the beans about their mentor and producer on the upcoming episode of the KBS2 TV variety program, “Star Golden Bell.” The MC, Jeon Hyun-moo asked the newcomers, “There seems to be a scary side to Rain, the producer. Was there a time when he was not?” To this question, the boys replied:

“We trained hard- staying up all night for a month. And one day, Rain sonbae came up to us and said, “Kids, you must be hungry. Let’s go eat.”” Read the rest of this entry »

[TRANS] Rain’s Interview With 10asia

26 11 2009

From turning into a top Korean singer who puts on one of the best performances in the country to becoming a star across all of Asia, then from taking on a supporting role in a film by a popular Hollywood director to landing the leading role. The rising curve representing his career resembles more of a conqueror’s than that of an entertainer’s. But that man, Rain, spoke most frankly about the difficulties in pursuing a career in the United States and the agony and anguish he felt while undergoing training for his new film. It is not weird to expect the superstar to live in a world of his own but our interview revealed he is a 27-year-old standing on the same ground as us and putting in his best effort to overcome one challenge after the other. Read the rest of this entry »

[NEWS] Rain Looking Into Several Hollywood Scripts

21 11 2009

The doors of Hollywood are continuing to open for Korean superstar Rain who is currently looking through several scripts for his next big screen appearance, according to his agency on Friday.

“He is currently looking at about six scripts but has not reached any sort of decision yet,” an official at J.Tune Entertainment said. “He is taking his time to decide, looking through each one carefully with an open mindset.”
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[INFO] Kpop FanClub Membership Numbers

20 11 2009

TVXQ’s official fanclub, Cassiopeia, has decreased in numbers:

DBSK: 797 821
Big Bang: 378 859
BoA: 342 848
Lee Hyori: 327 160
SNSD: 285 790
SS501: 278 598
Super Junior: 260 156
2PM: 222 090
Shinhwa: 193 974
Rain: 188 387
Se7en: 162 375
Lee Jun Ki: 136 066
Wonder Girls: 112 823
FT Island: 112 213
SHINee: 107 330

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[PICS] Rain in “Movie Week” Magazine

19 11 2009

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Rain’s Documentary Scores Multiple Nominations for Asia TV Awards

14 11 2009

A documentary about Korean superstar Rain “Hip Korea, Seoul Vibes” has been nominated in four categories at the 14th Asian Television Awards, according to his agency on Friday.

The documentary, which aired worldwide on the Discovery Channel earlier this year, was nominated in the following categories — Best Music Program, Best Infotainment Program, Best Direction and Best Cross-Platform Content, J. Tune Entertainment announced in a press release.
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[VIDEO] Rain’s Interview on Fox TV ‘Good Day New York’

14 11 2009