‘Park Yong-ha’

Kpop News
Javabeans Playlist #3: Actor edition
by | August 18, 2011 | 121 Comments
More songs! And this time, they’re sung by some of your favorite (or not) actors. This list is hardly comprehensive, and I picked mostly those actors who weren’t singers first. (And if they were, they are generally stars who are not known for their singing, despite their origins. See: Kim Kang-woo’s awesome beginnings as a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoon Eun-hye officially says goodbye to Love Song
by | March 13, 2011 | 60 Comments
“It’s painful for us all.” That’s what Yoon Eun-hye has to say about the fizzling of her drama project Love Song, which she has officially walked from. It’s not particularly surprising news, given that lead actor Park Yong-ha (Story of a Man, On Air) died shortly after accepting the role last year, leaving the production... More »

Celebrity News
Park Yong-ha discovered dead at home
by | June 29, 2010 | 548 Comments
Breaking news: Park Yong-ha was discovered dead at his Nonhyun-dong, Seoul, home on the morning of June 30. I’ll update with details if/as they become available. I am in utter shock. WHAT? Park Yong-ha died at the age of 32, having debuted fifteen years ago in youth shows like KBS’s 1995 Love Blossoms in the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoon Eun-hye makes drama comeback in Love Song
by | June 27, 2010 | 117 Comments
Whoa, I was NOT expecting this, but I think I like it: Yoon Eun-hye has been cast in upcoming drama series Love Song, the remake of the epic Hong Kong romance Tian Mi Mi (Comrades: Almost a Love Story). The original 1996 film spanned ten years and starred Leon Lai and Maggie Cheung. The drama... More »

Drama Casting & News
Comrades remake attracts interest from Hollywood
by | June 6, 2010 | 39 Comments
Park Yong-ha‘s next drama is based on the 1996 Hong Kong film Comrades: Almost A Love Story (aka Tian mi mi) and has taken on a new title: Love Song (which is still a working title). And according to production company Verdi Media, Hollywood studio Warner Bros. (which owns the rights to Comrades) has already... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Yong-ha signs on to new drama
by | May 26, 2010 | 33 Comments
Park Yong-ha will be returning to television screens in a drama remake of the popular Chinese film Comrades: Almost a Love Story (aka Tian Mi Mi, or 첨밀밀 in Korean), which starred Maggie Cheung and Leon Lai. This makes it a year since Park’s last project (and one of my favorites), Story of a Man.... More »

Celebrity News
A new look for Park Yong-ha’s new album
by | October 29, 2009 | 27 Comments
Yiiikes. Love ya, dude (Story of a Man rules all, y’all), but singer-actor Park Yong-ha‘s artwork for his new Japanese single album is, um, maybe not the best way to showcase his lovely features. Don’t get me wrong, I know there’s a concept at work — I just think it’s a little harsh and borderline... More »

Kpop News
Park Yong-ha celebrates five years in Japan
by | August 3, 2009 | 33 Comments
Thanks to Story of a Man (aka The Slingshot, aka the best drama so far this year, yeah I said it), I have newfound appreciation for Park Yong-ha, who has enjoyed some popularity in Japan for a number of years (no doubt in large part due to his role in Winter Sonata). On August 1,... More »

Kpop News
Park Yong-ha reunites with Park Shi-yeon
by | July 15, 2009 | 15 Comments
Park Yong-ha and Park Shi-yeon may have had a bumpy romance in Story of a Man, but they’re re-teaming for a Park Hyo-shin music video that will take them to Switzerland. Park Yong-ha agreed to take the job as a friend to Park Hyo-shin, while Park Shi-yeon agreed because of her good relationship with Park... More »

Drama Recaps
Story of a Man: Episode 20 (Final)
by | June 21, 2009 | 92 Comments
Ohhhhh, what a freaking great way to go out! I was afraid the ending wouldn’t live up to the series, especially with all the snippets of spoilers floating around… but I loved it. I can see why some might have wanted something different, but I thought it was quite fitting. SONG OF THE DAY 8eight... More »