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Boys Over Flowers – News Review 6

3/8 – 3/14

  • The controversy surrounding Jang Ja Yeon’s death continues, as her manager attempted (but failed) to commit suicide this past week. (KP’s note: Refer to Dramabeans for a summary. KP will not write about the scandal until more information is confirmed by investigators.)
  • Kim Beom and Kim Joon have each announced plans to pursue solo singing activities upcoming months. Kim Beom will debut as a singer in Japan by recording a single once Boys Over Flowers finishes. Kim Joon will first release a digital single in Korea around June, and then proceed to release it in Japan.
  • Lee Min Ho is confirmed to be the new model for men’s apparel brand Trugen. He replaces Zo In Sung who has modelled for Trugen for the past five years. (KP’s note: Check out Zo in Trugen’s spring ’09 catalogue here.)
  • Ku Hye Sun’s novel, Tango, will be released on March 31. The title was inspired by Ryuichi Sakamoto’s song of the same name. She said that the main character is similar to herself, and the story is about a woman’s experiences with love. Ku is also working to release a new age music album of songs that she composed for the piano.
  • Song Woo Bin (played by Kim Joon) was supposed to have a special feature episode dedicated to his life (family, etc.). However, it was announced on March 12 that they have decided not to do this special feature due to organization complexities as well as concern that the show would not attract high viewership ratings without the other BOF stars.
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Written by KP

March 14, 2009 at 11:44 pm

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  1. ohh! lee minho’s doing a beer CF! he’ll be releasing a digital single too!

    ashley

    March 15, 2009 at 12:01 am

  2. ashley,
    The reason we didn’t include it was because we read an article that had quotes from his agency rep and a Cass rep saying that it hasn’t been confirmed whether he’ll be singing or not. However, most articles are reporting the details, so you’re probably right that he will. We just want to wait until next week to be sure. Thanks though :)

    KP

    March 15, 2009 at 1:06 am

  3. o.o
    ohmy; kim bumm can sing? :O
    hes sexy +actor+ and now a singer?
    thats so hawtt :D i love him even moree now.

    boysoverflowersfan :D

    March 15, 2009 at 11:13 am

  4. So Woonbin will not have his own story ? We have no many information about his backround. 1 Episode or half of an episode about him would be good.

    lafea

    March 15, 2009 at 3:40 pm

  5. Well, it wouldn’t have been half an episode because the feature was supposed to be SEPARATE from the 25 BOF episodes. I agree with you though… he’s been sorely neglected.

    KP

    March 15, 2009 at 4:01 pm

  6. since kim bum and minho are getting into singing now too, F4 should do something together. another OST maybe? :]

    ava

    March 15, 2009 at 7:06 pm

  7. I hope the Director will extend this drama, please make it more longer than 24 episodes. Could you please make triology? I love to keep watching the BFF.

    smilyface88

    March 15, 2009 at 10:01 pm

  8. I hope that in the last few episodes WooBin will have more screen time. Gaaaaaa. It’s kinda unfair. Seems like he’s not part of F4. Sad :( I like him and Yi Jung more than Jun-pyo and Ji-hoo actually.

    I love Kim Joon, and I would love to see more of him in BOF. For a first time actor, he’s not bad at all.

    yoyopay

    March 16, 2009 at 6:41 am

  9. awww i want to see woo bin’s story!!!! he’s my favorite character!!!

    klamchops

    March 18, 2009 at 4:58 am

  10. how come they decided not to make a special ep abt Song Prince, he’s so cute >”<

    Lucy

    March 18, 2009 at 9:05 am


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