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110807 Which Star Made The Most Successful Idol To Actor Transformation? ’1st Place Goes To Park Yoochun’

JYJ’s Park Yoochun, who has made his mark as an actor through ‘SungKyunKwan Scandal’ and ‘Miss Ripley’, has been chosen as the star with the most successful idol to actor transformation.

The ‘Suspicious Best’ corner of the KBS 2TV ‘Entertainment Weekly’ episode that aired on the 6th garnered much attention for ranking the best idol to actor transformations.

Chosen for the number one spot, Park Yoochun became highly popular for taking on a handsome Joseon Dynasty bachelor, even acting out embarrassing scenes. He then took on the role of a successor to a conglomerate who shows an innocent and pure love to one woman in MBC’s ‘Miss Ripley’.

T-ara’s Eun Jung and Jiyeon took second place together. Jiyeon appeared in ‘God of Study’ as a cute high school student who was hiding a lot of pain and recently continued her acting career through a horror movie. Eun Jung played the role of the ‘bad guy’ in ‘Dream High’ and helped raise the popularity of the drama.

Third place went to 2PM’s Taecyeon. Though he didn’t have many lines, he showcased a masculine gaze that fit his character well. Fourth place went to Girls’ Generation’s Yoona, who received much love nationwide from her role as Saebyuk on ‘You Are My Destiny’. Yoona did well in absorbing one character for a long period of time and helped raise the ratings for her drama. Fifth place went to Jung Yong Hwa, who pulled at the heartstrings of his female viewers in ‘You’re Beautiful’.

Source: [tv report]
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110804 First Park Yoochun, Now Kim Jaejoong, “JYJ Specializes In Acting As Managing Directors?”

(T/N: To explain the roles that Song Yoo Hyun and Cha Mu Won play in their dramas, there isn’t really an english equivalent but assuming “Chairman” = the guy who runs the entire company, they are probably the “Managing Directors” , ranked below the Chairman but above the Department Heads)

Are JYJ all acting as chaebol managing directors?

In the first episode of SBS’s “Protect the Boss” aired on 3 August, Kim Jaejoong plays the role of Managing Director, and achieved success in term of national drama ratings.

In “Protect the Boss,” Kim Jaejoong plays the role of DN Group’s 2nd Division Planning Department Head cum Managing Director. His character Cha Mu Won is engaged in a rivalry with Cha Ji Hun, his cousin and eldest son of DN Group’s Chairman.

Cha Mu Won manages all the operations in the company in place of the troublemaker Cha Ji Hun, is both capable and handsome, the always gentlemanly “Prince of the Financial World.”

In 2007, Kim Jaejoong participated in the movie “Postman to Heaven” with Han Hyo Joo, and following his role in the Japanese Fuji TV drama “Sunao Ni Narenakute” last year, this is his first time acting in a Korean drama.

Kim Jaejoong, who is starring in his debut domestic drama, collaborated perfectly with Ji Sung, Choi Kang Hee and other actors, receiving positive comments from the netizens such as “excellent acting with his eyes” and “Just like a real 2nd generation chaebol.”

Before Kim Jaejoong, in the recently aired MBC drama “Miss Ripley,”Park Yoochun played the role of famous resorts group Mondo Group’s heir and Managing Director Song Yoo Hyun.

JYJ members are continually taking on the role of Managing Directors, earning comments from the netizens such as “They are professional “Managing Director” actors” and “Kim Junsu should play the role of Managing Director once” and other comments.

Source: [BaiduTVXQ + TV Daily]
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110720 Park Yoochun Goes To Make Way For Kim Jaejoong! Why Are JYJ Focusing On The Domestic Drama Industry?

Kim Jaejoong is out to dominate the doemstic drama industry following Park Yoochun, who has already made his mark with KBS2′s ‘SungKyunKwan Scandal’ and MBC’s ‘Miss Ripley’.

Kim Jaejoong will be playing the role of Cha Mu Won, the prince of the financial world, in SBS’ new Wednesday-Thursday drama ‘Protect the Boss’ in a love rectangle with Choi Kang Hee, Ji Sung and Wang Ji Hae.

As if performing a baton touch with his fellow member Park Yoochun, whose drama ‘Miss Ripley’ has just ended, Kim Jaejoong has stepped up to dominate the domestic drama industry with a new drama.

Park Yoochun and Kim Jaejoong are already extremely popular within Asia as singers. But we have not been able to see JYJ, a three member group consisting of the two aforementioned people and Kim Junsu, on domestic music programs since the group as formed. Because of this, Kim Jaejoong and Park Yoochun have been greeting their fans through dramas.

Considering the fact that many idol stars are juggling an acting career on top of their other activities, regardless of the fact that they are constantly followed by the ‘actor-turned-singer’ tag, the two JYJ members’ transformation into actors isn’t special at all.

However, one can easily see from their recent unilateral cancellation notification with regards to the KBS Jeju Nomination concert that they face many obstacles in their domestic activities. To combat this, the members are expanding their playing fields through dramas, not music programs, as Kim Jaejoong, Park Yoochun and Kim Junsu, not JYJ.

Thankfully, Park Yoochun has been recognized for his stable acting skills through ‘SungKyunKwan Scandal’ and ‘Miss Ripley’. Many are curious to see if Kim Jaejoong, who is next up in line, will receive similar positive feedback.

A representative of Kim Jaejoong stated to enews on the 20th that, “Kim Jaejoong has been receiving continuous acting lessons since last year,” and “Though he isn’t taking any acting classes at this time as he is filming for his new drama, he reads over his script diligently and is giving his all for the drama.“

Source: [enews 24]
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110720 Park Yoochun Is Suffering From Shingles, At His Worst Physical Condition Due To A Packed Schedule

JYJ’s Park Yoochun(25) is currently suffering from shingles.

A representative of Park Yoochun stated on the 20th, “Last week, we discovered while filming for MBC TV’s ‘Miss Ripley’ that he has shingles. Though his face is away, he has hives across his chest and back,” and “It happened because his immune system weakened due to exhaustion, stress and malnutrition from filming almost every day of the week.

Park Yoochun ended filming for ‘Miss Ripley’ on the 18th and has been receiving treatment while continuing with his schedule, which includes filming for a CF. “The doctor said that the best thing for him would be to rest and take a break, but because he already has a set schedule, he is unfortunately completing his activities while receiving treatment.

Regarding the fact that Park Yoochun wasn’t able to attend the ending party of ‘Miss Ripley’ on the 19th, the representative stated, “He was filming for a CF but his condition worsened and he sweated a lot,” and “He really wanted to attend the party but with weeks of exhaustion stacked up and shingles, his body was in no condition to go anywhere. We’d like to apologize to the staff for his absence.”

Source: [newsis]
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110722 Park Yoochun – No. 1 Male Star You Want To Go On A Vacation With, “Anywhere Would Be Paradise”

Group JYJ’s Park Yoochun has been selected as the No. 1 “Male Star You Want Go On A Vacation With”

On 22 July, music site Monkey 3 released the results of a survey done from 14 – 20 July, and Park Yoochun was selected as the no. 1 “star you want to go on a summer vacation with.”

Out of the total 20,303 votes, Yoochun snagged 10,535 (52%) of the votes. The netizens said, “If I am with Park Yoochun, anywhere would be paradise on earth,” “With his warm image, he should have great plans (for the holiday)” and other responses.

At no. 2 is SS501′s Kim Hyun Joong with 9,194 votes, followed by Won Bin from the movie “Ahjusshi,” Cha Seung Won, Jung Hyundon, and Yoo Sae Yoon.

Also, Park Yoochun who was in the recently ended MBC drama “Miss Ripley,” was diagnosed with shingles and is getting some rest.

Source : [BaiduTVXQ + Starnews]
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110719 Park Yoochun Gives His Final Remarks On ‘Miss Ripley’, “It Opened My Eyes To What I Need To Work On”

Actor and singer Park Yoochun(JYJ) gave his final remarks on finishing the MBC Monday-Tuesday drama ‘Miss Ripley’.

In the ‘Video Sketch’ thread of the official homepage of ‘Miss Ripley’ on the 19th, a video of Park Yoochun’s last filming from the day before was released.

After finishing his last filming for the drama with Lee Sang Yup, Park Yoochun, who played the role of Song Yoo Hyun in the drama, stated, “Looking at the last schedule made me feel sad and put a lot of thoughts in my head.”

He continued to say, “I don’t think I’ve done well at all. In fact, I think this drama opened my eyes to what I’m lacking in and what I need to work on.”

Park Yoochun didn’t forget to say his farewells to his viewers as he said, “Thank you for watching our drama till the end and I’ll work hard to search for a great production that will be my next work. Thank you.”

To this, netizens said, “It’s sad that it’s already the end”, “Great job”, and “Actor Park Yoochun, I can’t wait to see what he’ll do next.”

Source: [xportsnews]
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110719 Park Yoochun, Model For “Acting-dol” Hopefuls, Beats The Sophomore Jinx

Singer-actor Park Yoochun has beaten the concerns of a “Sophomore Jinx.”

Through MBC’s Monday-Tuesday drama “Miss Ripley,” Park Yoochun has once again proven that he is very likely to succeed as an actor.

After recieving praise for his natural performance in his debut work “SungKyunKwan Scandal,” The best newcomer winner at the year-end acting awards Park Yoochun challenged the modern day drama with “Miss Ripley.”

After shining in the first project then failing on the second, the concern about a “Sophomore Jinx” was definitely present. The stagnant atmostphere among those called the “acting-dols” who challenged dramas, Park Yoochun, who was also an actor that was “born from a singer” was once again stereotyped by people. This was especially since modern day dramas are different from period dramas. Without same-age actors, and having to act with experienced senior actors for most of the scenes were also a big change from his previous drama.

However, playing the role of the Jang Miri loving, Mondo Group heir Song Yoo Hyun, Park Yoochun displayed a gentle dominance and the forceful charisma of a director, as well as his deep feelings for the woman he loved, a broad variety of emotions.

Especially in the second half of the drama, when he finds out that Jang Miri had approached him on purpose and had forged her resume and qualifications, his display of inner torment earned him the praise that “his acting skills are beyond that of a newcomer’s.”

Evaluating his “Miss Ripley” performances, “From his crying scenes to the look in his eyes, Park Yoochun uses various techniques and expressions to convey his emotions, showing us what can be considered as “the progress of Park Yoochun,” a more mature and sombre acting image.”

Source : [BaiduMicky + mk.co.kr]
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