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11 May 2008 @ 10:28 pm
Updates on Se7en & Heo Yi Jae  

Se7en to Join an American Cable Program

Korean idol singer Se7en may expand his career in the U.S. to acting. A publicist with RQM, a marketing firm overseeing Se7en’s career in America, joined a press conference by Se7en to announce that Se7en has a plan to debut as a supporting actor in an American cable TV program sometime in July or August. The publicist said that his firm will do all it can to get Se7en’s American career off to a good start. The Korean pop singer plans to not only pursue his music career in the U.S., but also explore his chances in modeling and acting.

Se7en has already debuted as actor in Korea, starring in drama “Gung S.” Although the drama failed to garner good ratings and was criticized for falling short of the prequel “Gung,” it was a new venture that opened wide other possibilities for Se7en. Perhaps the less-than-desirable outcome of his first acting role is driving him to do better in his next project. He is out to prove that he is not only a not musician, but also a promising actor.

Following the successful preview parties in New York and Los Angeles, Se7ven plans to release a regular album in July or August. It appears the year 2008 is going to be a really busy one for this aspiring actor.

credit: KBS World

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SBS Inkigayo appoints Heo Yi Jae and Eun Ji Won as new MCs

Singer Eun Ji Won who has been really popular in KBS “2D1N” variety and actress Heo Yi Hae will become the new MCs for SBS Inkigayo music program.

Both of them will usher in the new summer season in the 11th May episode of SBS Inkigayo. This will be the first change since using Kim Hee Chul in November 2007. They were forced to look for new MCs after Kim Hee Chul’s injury kept him on the sidelines. During their search, they decided on Eun Ji Won who has been enjoying a surge in popularity and Heo Yi Jae as their new MCs.

SBS Inkigayo has kept to it’s history of using a singer-actress/actor pairing for it’s MC positions. Previous pairings include, Andy and Han Hyo Joo, Andy and Goo Hye Sun, Kim Hee Chul and Jang Geun Seuk, Kim Hee Chul and Song Ji Hyo.

credit: Coolsmurf Domain

HYJ really looks good on Inkigayo. ^^ She even sang and danced for a little bit.

I'll be uploading MC cuts here: http://dailymotion.com/starcrystal