The cast of the upcoming drama “Iris” just got stronger. Japanese actress Yoo Min (Fueki Yuko) is the latest to join the drama which already has a star-studded cast, that includes Lee Byung Hun, Kim Tae Hee, Jung Joon Ho, Kim Seung Woo, Kim So Yeon and TOP.
According to press release from the production company on the 13th, Yoo Min will play an important member of the Japanese Defence Intelligence Headquarters, Sato Eriko. During the interrogation of the captured suspect Kim Hyun Joon (Lee Byung Hun), Sato Eriko discovers his extraordinary ability and thus releases him from the prison. In return, Hyun Joon has to accomplish a secret mission given to him.
This project will be the collaboration between Lee Byung Hun and Yoo Min once again after a period of 6 years. They lasted acted together in the 2003 drama “All In”.
“Iris” has began its filming in Akita Prefecture, Japan on the 10th with Lee Byung Hun, Kim Tae Hee and Kim So Yeon. Yoo Min, Jung Joon Ho, Kim Seung Woo and TOP will be joining the team some time this month.
Which star celebrities are the most perfect for high definition television, which is known to capture even their sweat glands and fine body hair?
Ahead of its 7th anniversary, cable operator SkyLife conducted an Internet survey last month on the most preferred actors and actresses for HDTV. Topping the actors’ list was Jang Dong-Gun at 18%.
He was followed by Gang Dong-won (14%), world famous singer Rain (12%), singer Kim Hyeon-jung (famous for his acting role in the current hit drama series “Boys over Flowers”) and Jo In-seong (7.8%).
For actresses, Kim Tae-hee (20%) ranked first as having the best looks for HDTV, trailed by the heroine of “Boys over Flowers” Gu Hye-seon (17%), Moon Geun-young (12%), the heroine of the hit Korean film “Speedy Scandal” Park Bo-young (6.4%) and sexy pop queen Son Dambi (6.3%).
Respondents chose MBC comedy “Infinite Challenge” (28%) as the most preferred program for HDTV, followed by KBS’s “1 Night 2 Days” (23.3%) and SBS” “Family Outing” (22.7%). The leading reality entertainment shows of the three terrestrial channels rounded out the top three.
The star siblings Kim Tae Hee and Lee Wan have been voted by netizens to possess the “Best Family Genes” and as such their childhood photos were once again the subject of discussions.
Web portal Dcinside held a survey from the 17th to 24th Feb titled “Who possesses the ‘Best Family’ genes in the entertainment circle?” and the result, Kim Tae Hee and her brother Lee Wan (real name Kim Hyung Soo) topped the list. Shortly after, old photos of them during their school life were circulated through the internet at an astounding speed.
Many netizens commented that their extraordinary facial features now aren’t that different from the past and is a typical “perfect siblings”.
I guess nobody is going to dispute on this, right?