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Tony Leung's not-so-wild 50th Birthday party



Tong Leung celebrated his 50th birthday with close friends from the entertainment industry, including Brigitte Lin, Jacky Cheung, and Kenny Bee.

The actor was originally scheduled to record his upcoming movie B>The Grandmasters in Guangzhou</b> but was given a day off. His wife, Carina Lau, then proceeded to invite friends to their house for a party at their home.

Carina had posted a childhood photo of her husband and continued with posting photos of the night's proceedings. Those invited were all Tony's close friends, but the late Leslie Cheung's absence was sorely felt as his friends sang in his memory.

On behalf of her husband, Carina announced "Tony's (birthday) wish is for everyone to be healthy!"

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Heechul of Super Junior to enlist in the Army on Sept. 1st.



A member of Super Junior, Heechul, will join the army on September 1st.

Heechul will enter the army training center in Nonsan, Choongnam to receive basic military training for four weeks then he will be serving as a public service worker for 23 months afterwards.


Much interest of domestic and foreign media and fans has been focused on Heechul who has been gaining global popularity as a member of Super Junior. However, any official event will not be held for Heechul on the day of his enlistment since he doesn’t want to have any noisy event.


Also, as Heechul has been performing with Super Junior’s 5th album ‘Mr. Simple’ and working as a TV show host for ‘MBC Gold Fishery-Radio Star,’ ‘KBS Declaration of Freedom Saturday-Secret,’ etc. he has been much loved. Therefore, he is scheduled to continue working before joining the army.


Meanwhile, Super Junior will release the B version of the 5th album ‘Mr. Simple’ which includes new song, ‘SUPERMAN,’ on August 22nd (for today) and continue performing with the 5th album title song, ‘Mr. Simple’ and ‘SUPERMAN.’

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[Fashion ID] Vogue Girl Magazine Korea – Miss A (미쓰에이) Suzy, Fei, Jia, Min

Vogue Girl Magazine Korea - Miss A (미쓰에이) Suzy, Fei, Jia, Min [Fashion ID]

MAGAZINE: VOGUE GIRL Magazine Korea August 2011
MODELS: Kpop group Miss A (미쓰에이) - Wang Fei Fei (왕페이페이), Lee Min Young (이민영), Meng Jia (멍지아) and Bae Suzy (배수지)
CONCEPT: 'Goodbye, Bad Girl'
BRANDS: Troa Cho, With BASE, H&M, Doho, Jamie & Bell, Namuhana
WHERE TO BUY: VOGUE GIRL Magazine Korea; Clothing and Accessories - See Captions for Fashion ID

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Isshi, formerly of the J-rock band Kagrra, has passed away.



On July 25th, it has been announced on the official homepage of Isshi's solo project "Shiki Project", that the vocalist has been found dead in his home on July 18th 2011. While further details are unclear, it has been revealed that his funeral has already taken place to respect the wish of privacy from his relatives.

He had scheduled two dinner show events for the end of July, which will now be changed to mourning events for him.

After the last performance of Kagrra, on March 3rd this year, he had announced his solo project and a single release for September 9th 2011.

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This is really sad news. I used to listen to Kagrra in high school. May he rest in peace.
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Yoon Kye-sang joins the cast of Road Number 1



Yoon Kye-sang has signed on to join So Ji-sub and Kim Haneul in MBC’s war epic series Road Number 1, which is bound to be one of the big buzz shows of next year. With those three leads in place (as well as Choi Min-soo and Sohn Chang-min), the main cast is now complete.

Yoon Kye-sang and So Ji-sub will play comrades and friends, while the love triangle with Kim Haneul will additionally set the two up as rivals. The Korean War drama takes its title from the name of the road that served as the main passageway from North Korea into Seoul, and from Seoul into Pyeongyang, during the war in 1950.

The cast held their first script reading at the MBC Dream Center in Ilsan on December 19. The production begins filming on January 4 and airs in June, in time to commemorate the sixty years that have passed since the war.

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Odagiri signs on to promote Brillia Ariake Sky Tower



Heart-throb actor Joe Odagiri, 33, is the image character for the new Tokyo luxury apartment complex Brillia Ariake Sky Tower. At a recent talk show event, he gave the press an inside scoop on his personal life, insisting he is a complete indoor-type guy.

“It’s like I live in a house without a front door. I watch television, I lie around, and I drink a lot.” He is so fond of being at home, that on a recent trip to Brazil, the actor searched for a do-it-yourself furniture store to make his nest a more personal space.

Though the search ended in vain, Odagiri compromised by becoming a committed IKEA fan upon his return. “I love IKEA. The products they sell are so reasonably priced and kawaii. I’m currently jobless, so it would be amazing to be in their commercial if they ever had one. In the meantime though, my schedule is wide open for a booze gig too!”

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My Name Is Khan confirmed for February 12th



It's official! Fox STAR Studios, 20th Century Fox International and Fox Searchlight Pictures have announced that MY NAME IS KHAN, the highly anticipated film from director Karan Johar and starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, will open in theaters in India and over 40 countries including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East on Valentine's Day weekend [February 12, 2010]. Other remaining territories will release in early spring/summer 2010.

In MY NAME IS KHAN, Shah Rukh Khan stars as Rizvan Khan, an unconventional hero who embarks on an incredible journey across America in order to win back the love of his life. Along the way his unique brand of goodness and humanity touches the lives of many and inspires a nation.

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