Wednesday, May 31, 2017

[Instagram] Jang Keun Suk excited about Kolon Korea Open with pro golfer Kim Si Woo - 2017-05-31

As we posted earlier, JKS has become thoroughly enamored with golf.

Now that he's met PGA champion player,Kim Si Woo, he seems to be really looking forward to the OneAsia Tour's Kolon Korea Open championship game. According to the sport media, this tournament will have to the greatest number of Asian players in it's history.

Oh, and what does the WAAC on the sign JKS posted mean? It means "Win At All Costs" and is the name of the South Korean clothier WAAC Golf. The company says the name of their company is for people who "contain the desire for victory." WAAC is a sponsor of the tournament.  Approximately 140 players are expected to participate for a portion of a purse worth KRW 1,200,000,000 (Winner's Share KRW 300,000,000). They will play 4 rounds, 72 holes (Par 71). The tournament will be broadcast by SBS, SBS Golf / ESPN, and Star Sports.

Maybe JKS will be spotted in the crowd? 

The tournament begins on June 1 at Woo Jeong Hills Country Club, Chunan City in Chungcheongnam.

_asia_prince_jks#koreaopen #wacc #kimbio #with #AP 

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[Instagram] Jang Keun Suk attended Korean Open Golf Tournament - 2017-05-30

JKS played golf over the weekend on the same course as pro golfer, Kim Si-Won. JKS is pictured in a selfie with the rising golf star, recent winner of the PGA Players Championship, and player in the 2017 Kolon Korea Open. Kim posted the selfie to his IG account.

English translation: #Selfie #Jang Keun Suk #Korean Open #Golf #Celebrity #Fun Setting [place] #Good Looking #Wonderful

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Jang Keun Suk gets another cast member - 2017--05-29

Another actress has joined the cast of Human Time. Actress Son Biya, aka Feya and Hand Villa, confirmed she has joined the cast.

On her website, she confirmed joining the cast. This actress appears to be no ordinary actress, but one given to literary and visual arts. Her bio says:

🇰🇷Chinese edu CEO hands Villarreal Chinese representative director 🇨🇳🇮🇩 映 客 号: 157673959 🇱🇷🇹🇭 🇫🇷🇻🇳 Naver hand Villa 🔎 Gangnam Station Exit 3 Chinese hand Villa 🇭🇺Gucciogucci S. Perry eonja with Feya 👇🏻Homepage click

JKS will have his hands full keeping up with this cast!


[Instagram] Jang Keun Suk At Everland in Seoul - 2017-05-29

JKS posted five photos to his IG account of Everland in Seoul. In the last photo, he wears an Iron Man mask. the picture makes him look as if he's yet another fantasy beast in Everland, peaking out from the rock arches.

_asia_prince_jks#safari #zootopia #Everland 

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Sunday, May 28, 2017

[pics] Jang Keu Suk DOOTA Fan Meeting - 2017-05=27

Fans and Eels who attended the Doota Fan Meeting had a wonderful time and took lots of pictures. Here are a bunch of the pictures that Eels took of the auditorium, the posters and pictures of JKS, and the official goods. Can you smell the fragrance of the scented bath cards? Can you hear him singing five of his favorite songs? Enjoy seeing what Eels saw. 


Saturday, May 27, 2017

[instagram] Jang Keun Suk promotes Doota Duty Free Fan Meeting - 2017 -05-27

The DOOTA Duty Free Fan Meeting takes place on May 27 in Dongdaemun in Seoul Dongdaemun which is heralded as a shopping haven in Seoul and worthy of being visited. Now, with the DOOTA Duty Free shops in the mall open all day and well into the night, foreign shoppers have a chance to purchase Korean items at relatively bargain prices. This fan meeting and all the other activities centered around DOOTA Duty Free Shops are geared towards publicizing the DOOTA Duty Free mall to foreign visitors to Korea and, thus, enhancing the shopping experience of foreign customers as well as saving them money on their purchases.

_asia_prince_jks#lezgo #tonight #dootadutyfree 

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NOTE: The song JKS references in his IG post is the same one JKS played on his phone during the DOWNTOWN NOW show. Here is the YouTube video of that song.


[Line] Jang Keun Suk posts about DownTown Now w/video clip - 2017-05-26

JKS posted only to his Japanese LINE account before the DOWNTOWN NOW show:

The embedded is this:

Afterwards, he posted this:

僕のモノマネはかんぺきに同じだ そうです
English translation: It seems my mimicry is perfectly the same!


[Instagram] Jang Keun Suk & Cast first photo - 2017-05-26

One of the actors in Human Time, Sung Ki Yun, took three pictures of all of the cast and Director Kim Ki Duk on their first day together. He posted them to his IG account. Now, you can get a look at all the actors, minus Ahn Sung Ki's son, Philip. This is our cast of characters!

kyle_kiyune#인간의시간 #첫미팅 #김기덕감독 #안성기 #이성재 #장근석 #후지이미나 #류승범 #오다기리죠 #성기윤 #카라멜이엔티 

English translation: #Human Time #First Meeting #Kim Ki-duk #Ahn Sung Ki #Lee Sung Jae #Jang Keun Suk #Fujii Mina #Ryu Seung Bum #Odagiri #Sung Ki Yun #Caramel Einstein


[Pic] Jang Keun Suk on cover of AERA magazine - 2017-05-26

AERA magazine, Issue No 25, dated June 5, 2017, has an outstanding photo of JKS on the cover. The issue also has other beautiful photos of him plus an interview. The issue goes on sale May 29.


Friday, May 26, 2017

UPDATED [VIideo] Jang Keun Suk on DOWNTOWN NOW show clips - 2017-05-26

For those who could not watch DOWNTOWN NOW with Jang Keun Suk today, here are 12 clips from the show. Many, many thanks to uki⛄あぷLezgo‏ @yukiiandi for the clips she posted to Twitter. Enjoy. UPDATE: We now have a few more video clips of the show. Hope they're not duplicates.... 😊


[Instagram] Jang Keun Suk mesmerizes the ladies at wedding - 2017- 05-26

Jang Keun Suk apparently made a beguiling impression at the wedding of his friend, Cha Ye-Ryun. He's pictured here with the singer, Bada, from the girl group, SES. Bada's birth name is Choi Sung Hee (최성희). Bada translates to "Sea" in English.

bada0228차차결혼식 옆에 근석이 앉음
오로라~Happy face 노래좋아한다고~
아시아프린스 안목 칭찬해~^^

English translation: Next wedding we’ll sit next to Keun Suk
Aurora ~ Happy Face, he like the song ~
Praise Asia Prince perspective
#Sea #Jang Keun Suk #Jang Keun Suk’s Experiences


[Video] Jang Keun Suk's on MBC Entertainment Today for new film role - 2017-05-25

On May 23, MBC Entertainment Today published the story about JKS joined the cast of Human Time as the lead character. A video accompanies the printed story. Here is the English translation of the video, thanks to Zoe.

"Actor Jang Keun Suk returns to the big screen after six years in Kim Ki Duk’s new movie “Human Time”. The first meeting between the internationally recognized director and the Hallyu star has become a hot topic. Jang Keun Suk will show the brutal and heartless energy of human instincts in this movie. The most drastic transformation since his debut is expected. It’s announced that the filming will start at the end of this month."


Jang Keun Suk entertains at wedding of old friends - 2017--5-25

Jang Keun Suk attended the wedding of his old cast mate from Doremifasolasido, Cha Ye-Ryun, to actor Joo Sang Wook.

Remember these?

fashi_lifelover사랑해💕축하해😍 행복해🌸
(NOTE: fashi-lifelover is the pseudonym of Lee Jung Keum, Editor in Chief of Style Korea magazine. She's taken this video of the bride & groom plus several of the photos below.)

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During the reception, Jang Keun Suk not only congratulated the couple, but he also broke out in song. Watch:

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These are a few of the published photos from the wedding.

A congratulatory song by a longtime friend of mine, Jang Keun Suk ✔️😍#jangkeunsuk 


Thursday, May 25, 2017

Jang Keun Suk interview on DOWNTOWN NOW Friday, May 26, at 9:55 - 2017-05-25

Don't forget JKS appears on Fuji TV Friday morning. Tune in to DOWNTOWN NOW at 9:55 p.m.

Watch JKS talk, over drinks, about his life, his dating, his long admiration of SMAP, and his rise to popularity. From media stories, the show promises to be lots of fun, full of laughs, and filled with Jang Keun Suk's likes and dislikes and what he really thinks. He also surprises the show with a few interesting tidbits. Curious? Be sure to tune in at 9:55 pm JST to watch.


[Instagram] Jang Keun Suk leaves - 2017-05-25

No need to really explain this Instagram post. His way of saying he won't be around for awhile now that he's working on the new movie. And that film is going to require all of his attention, focus, and concentration. It's a difficult part that he'll be playing, one that demand everything he has to give and every bit of acting talent. So, Eels will need to be patient and supportive until he's finished filming.


[Pics[ Jang Keun Suk's newest Toki Love Story Photos - 2017-05-25

JKS put out another Toki Love Story set of photos again. Talk about being a hunk!!!! He's really not being fair to other men. 😝


(Article] Jang Keun Suk Selected at Doota Duty Free Promo Model - 2017-05-25

[Seoul Economy]

"It Shopping Time"...Jang Keun Suk, Doota Duty Free Promotional Model

Korean Wave Star Jang Keun Suk is selected as a duty-free promotional model to lead Asian shopping culture.

Jang Keun Suk will be selected as the new face of Duta Duty Free Shop and will actively work as a promotional model. It is expected that synergies between Jang Keun Suk and Doota Duty Free are expected to be great, as it is a global popularity and plays an active part in many advertising models both at home and abroad, and is firmly established as a leading Korean wave star in Korea.

The Duta Duty Free Shop, which was established in conjunction with Jang Keun Suk, was the first duty free shop in Korea to enhance customer convenience so that customers can shop at night by utilizing the characteristics of Dongdaemun area. It is also a hot place because it provides a variety of benefits for late-night shopping customers.

Jang Keun Suk is a model for the duty-free shop industry, so more than half of the customers are foreign tourists, so most of them are attracting Korean-style stars who have proven their influence overseas and are highly influential so that they can appeal to foreigners who are the main target.

Jang Keun Suk fans from 35 countries around the world made a big publicity event at Gimpo Airport, Incheon Airport, Mart, Bus, Subway Line 2, Line 4 and Seoul Station, Proved.

Jang Keun Suk, who is enjoying explosive love not only in Korea and Japan, but also in Asia, and Duta Duty Free, which will dynamically fill the lifestyle of Dongdaemun, the hub of Hallyu Shopping, is expected to draw a corner of the Korean shopping industry.

Jang Keun Suk said: "I am glad to be the model of the Duta Duty Free Shop, which is the hot place of the Dongdaemun that is more beautiful at night and can be with you until late at night. I hope you enjoy shopping with me."
On the other hand, Jang Keun Suk appears in Kim Ki-Duk's 23rd feature film 'Human Time'. The film contains the process of tracing the origin of mankind by examining the limits of human emotion, morality, and ethics. 'Human Time' starts shooting in early June, and Jang Keun Suk returns to the screen in six years.


[Articles] Jang Keun Suk accepts role in Director Kim Ki Duk's film - 2017-05-25

On May 23, Soompi published a breaking story: Jang Keun Suk had accepted the film role he'd been offered.

Jang Geun Suk To Transform Into Violent And Impulsive Character For Upcoming Film

D. Kim May 23, 2017

Actor Jang Geun Suk will be undergoing a drastic transformation for his character in upcoming film “The Time of Humans” (literal title).

On May 23, his agency Tree J Company stated that the actor will start filming for the movie near the end of May.

“The Time of Humans” will be a film about the process of searching for the root of mankind while testing the boundaries of people’s emotions, ethics, and morals. It has been revealed that Jang Geun Suk will be playing a violent and cold-hearted character.

He shared, “It’s been a long time since I’ve appeared in a movie, and it’s an honor to work with director Kim Ki Duk. I decided on this film because I thought it would be interesting to portray a character that just acts on impulse.”

This is his first time returning to the big screen in six years. Are you excited for his new role?

Source (1)

At the same time, both Korean and Japanese as well as English language publications also broke the story. 


Jang Keun-suk to return to big screen with Kim Ki-duk's film

Yonhap News
2017-05-22 10:31

SEOUL, May 22 (Yonhap) -- Actor Jang Keun-suk will return to Korea's big screen with award-winning director Kim Ki-duk's new film, his management agency said Monday.

Tree J Co. said Jang has recently confirmed his appearance in "The Time of Humans." It will be his first film in six years and first work with the auteur.

Kim's 23rd feature film is about a journey to get to the root of human beings while testing the limits of human emotions, morality and ethics.

Jang, who will play alongside Ahn Sung-ki, one of the most established and respected actors in Korea, is said to show a different acting style in this film where he plays a cruel and cold-blooded character.

"It's been a while since I did a film, and I am so honored to work with director Kim Ki-duk whom I respect," the company quoted Jang as saying. "I've decided to join because it appealed to me to play the most instinctive side of human beings."

The actor will start shooting at the end of this month.

South Korean singer and actor Jang Keun-suk arrives on the red carpet for the 1st International Film Festival and Awards Macao in Macao, China, on Dec. 26, 2016.

Within hours, we learned who all the actors are and more about the role JKS will play.

The complete cast as of today, are from top left to bottom right are: Ahn Sung Ki, Ryu Seung Bum, JKS, Lee Sung Jae, Joe Odagiri, and Fujii Mina. Not pictured is Ahn Sung Ki's second son, Philip, who will debut in the film.
Jang Keun Suk will play will play the lead. His character, named Adam, is the son of a member of the national assembly. He's a dark and violent character. Meanwhile, Fujii will play Eve, the movie's heroine. Fujii worked with JKS a number of years on the Every Little Thing music video for Star & Moon.
Lee Sung Jae plays JKS' father, and Anh Sung Ki plays an old man with a dark and evil character. This character, apparently, will be Ahn's first time in his long career of playing this type of character. He said he's looking forward to it. Ryu Seung Boem, a veteran of other Kim films including Kim's most recent film, The Net, plays a gangster

Joe Odagiri makes a guest appearance as Fujii's boyfriend. He previously worked on another Kim film, Vimon, in 2008. Odagiri is considered the Johnny Depp of Japan because of his unconventional grunge style and wild mop of hair as well as his preferred choice of Art House films. Odagiri is also well acquainted with JKS.

Human Time (the working title) is about a battle ship that is converted into a cruise ship entering into an unexpected new world while cruising and the internal aspects of the people aboard which arise there.  It will test the boundaries of people's morals and ethics while violence, murders and sexual desires are swirling about. Per Newsen, while everyone is asleep the waters disappear and the ship stops in an unknown space. Confused, the people begin to fight each other to for remaining food.

The first script reading was held on May 25 in Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul.

(additional credit to TV Report and Daily Sports for some of this information)