- Bi (Rain) and his former management, JYP Entertainment, have been ordered by court to pay up $8 million US to Click Entertainment for cancelling his Honolulu concert in 2007. Both defendants released statements saying that they are surprised by the unexpected outcome and are planning to appeal the decision.
- Actor Park Hae Jin (East of Eden) returned safely on March 18 from his volunteer trip to Africa with fellow East of Eden-er Cho Min Ki. Park said during the experience, “Before [I could be struck with] any sense of value and duty, feelings of regret that I had never known until now are strangling me.”
- Hwang Jung Min and Kim A Joong have been cast as the leads of upcoming KBS drama Six Months (식스먼스). This will be Hwang’s first drama project, and Kim’s first TV role since Bizarre Woman, Bizarre Man (별난여자 별난남자) wrapped three years ago. The drama creators have expressed confidence that Hwang and Kim’s respective star power will attract high numbers of viewers. Six Months will be about a postal office employee (Hwang) and top celebrity (Kim) who fall in love with each other. Other members of the cast include Lee Chung Ah (Chosun Police 2), Baek Sung Hyun (Kokkiri), Joo Sang Wook (Chun Ja’s Special Day), and Kim Gwang Gyu (The Secret of Keu Keu Island). The mini-series will be broadcast on Wednesday and Thursday evenings beginning in May.
- A representative from Lee Hyun Woo’s agency confirmed that the singer and his new wife are expecting a child in late October. The couple found out about the pregnancy after returning from their honeymoon.