Stay up to date with the latest Korean entertainment news when you read about it here at Blue Ink. Find out more now. The top entertainment news in Korea this December are the following:
1. EXO fans mourned the death of EXO-K member Baekhyun on December
2. Baekhyun reportedly died due to a drug overdose.
3. Yoon Jong Shin has been announced as the new MC of KBS’s “Strong Heart”, replacing Park Myeong-suk.
4. It has been confirmed that Hwang Kwanghee will be playing the lead role in SBS’s “Cheongdam Dam Saenggak”, which is set to start airing in January
5. A new collaboration with Red Bull was unveiled. The drink company and musical band One Republic released a limited edition Red Bull “Music on Fire” concert event featuring the band’s hit song “Apologize”.
6. Yoo Jae Suk has received a “Best Comedian Award” at the 2019 New Artist Awards (NAAs).
7. KBS announced the names of the casts for its drama “Dream Girls”, “Flower Boy Next Door” and “Love in Tokyo”.
8. Hwang Seung-eon joins new variety show, JTBC’s ‘I’m a Boss’! – Hwang Seung-eon will join the cast of JTBC‘s upcoming tvN drama “I’m a Boss”. The comedian, actor and model is joining the show that is set to air on January 25th. He will be playing the role of Choi Woo-jung, an actor who plays a role as a manager. He has previously starred in “The Producers”, which was directed by Lee Chang-dong and was written by Lee Jeong-hyeong. He also played the role of Lee Young-guk in SBS‘s historical series “Jinju March First” and was a member of group CNBLUE. Hwang Seung-eon to join new tvN variety show – Hwang Seung-eon will star in JTBC‘s upcoming tvN drama “I’m a Boss”. He will be playing the role of Choi Woo-jung, an actor who plays a role as a manager. The comedian, actor and model is joining the show that is set to air on January 25th.
9. SBS “Running Man” will make a special comeback!
KBS 2TV will air its new series on December 5, and the episode will be titled “The Return of the Original Members”.
On the same day, SBS “Running Man” will also make a special return after a hiatus.
The show was off the air since August 2013 due to an injury sustained by member Lee Kwang Soo, and it was announced that Lee would not be able to participate in the upcoming episodes because of his condition. However, the fans were eager to see the rest of the original members return to the broadcast.
However, the team was split into three groups, leaving Lee with no choice but to be apart from his teammates.
Meanwhile, the SBS 2TV “Running Man” team will have a special reunion for their first time in seven months. They will participate in various activities, such as singing a song together, having a game, and riding a bicycle.
The episode will feature the “Running Man” cast members Lee Kwang Soo (Lee Kwang Soo) and Song Ji Hyo (Yun Hwa), and Kim Jong Kook (Kim Jong Kook).