Sidus HQ was revealed today to have relied on cloned mobile phones to monitor their artistes like Jeon Ji Hyun, etc and this has now created an uproar among many in Korea (remember this?). To get to the bottom of this, investigation teams from the Seoul Police Department turned up without notice yesterday morning at the offices of Sidus HQ and seized computer hard disks and related documents for investigation. In addition, representatives from Sidus HQ was also called up for questioning today for further investigation as well.
With 2008 coming to an end, some fans have been griping about their idols lack of inactivity this year. A-Listers like Jang Dong Gun, Lee Young Ae. Jeon Ji Hyun, Kim Tae Hee, Bae Yong Joon among others have not put out anything of note for their long suffering fans. Be it dramas, movies, there’s practically no sight of them anywhere. The only time that their fans can see their idols are through their TVCFs which lasts for less than 1 minute every now and then.
Jang Dong Gun and Kim Tae Hee has been picked as the most popular actor and actress respectively in the earlier half of 2008.
The survey was done by LeesPR on 1,404 people ranging from 13-65 years old in five cities on the most popular aristes and the results was released yesterday. Among actors, Jang Dong Gun obtained 25.4% beating out Jo In Sung (19.2%) and Ahn Sung Ki (7.1%). Jang Dong Gun has maintained his position since the latter half of 2005.
Among actresses, Kim Tae Hee got 16% of the votes beating out Jeon Ji Hyun who only had 8.5%. Kim Tae Hee result was all the more surprising as she had lept from 4th position to No.1 past Jeon Ji Hyun who was tops last time. Kim Ha Neul and Choi Jin Shil got 8.4% and placed joint third.
Among singers, Rain and Wonder Girls dominated the male and female categories with 15.7% and 20% respectively. Among gagmen, Yoo Jae Suk and Shin Bong Seon dominated with 51.1% and 45.9% respectively.
Korean actress, Jeon Ji Hyun debut Hollywood movie, “Blood: The Last Vampire” has revealed new screens of Jeon Ji Hyun dressing herself up as a student and going undercover in a school on several foreign movie websites recently.
The production has from time to time released pictures of Jeon Ji Hyun doing fighting and wire work scenes. But the new screens of her in sailor moon uniform is a first and kind of special. In a classroom of foreign students, Jeon Ji Hyun is the only Asian student wearing a sailor moon uniform and got her fans excited over her role of Saya, the vampire hunter.
Saya is part of a covert government agency that hunts and destroys demons in post-WWII Japan and is inserted into a military school to discover which her classmates is a demon in disguise. Gianna Jun debut Hollywood movie, “Blood: The Last Vampire” will hit screens this summer in America.
Actress Jeon Ji Hyun will soon have a jeans series named after her.
More pictures here of Jeon Ji Hyun modeling the jeans
It was revealed on 20th March that Jeon Ji Hyun will partner with famous jeans label, “True Religion Brand Jeans” to release “Gianna by True Religion” series.
“Gianna by True Religion” is named after Jeon Ji Hyun’s english name, Gianna and a total of 12 different cuts suitable for Korean women will be released. She will be involved in designing the jeans with additions like accessories, etc.
This is an event that is getting much attention as “True Religion Jeans” has chosen the “Most Suitable Female Star to wear Jeans in Asia”, Jeon Ji Hyun as their model and because it’s their first celebrity series by the jeans label.
“True Religion Jeans” has also taken into consideration Jeon Ji Hyun’s popularity and image in the Chinese-speaking market for other products and is preparing to launch “Gianna by True Religion” in China starting 2009.
“Gianna by True Religion” goes on sale today and will be available exclusively on SK Telcoms ”11th Street“. It’s expected to gain lots of attention and popularity.
True Religion Brand Jeans is an American premium clothing line and is currently available in America, Canada, Australia, Europe and 50 other countries. It is highly favoured by actresses Gyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz and supermodel Heidi Klum plus many other Hollywood stars.