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Yoo Yeon Seok and Han Hyo Joo Make Rounds for Haeeohwa Stage Greetings

13 April is the D-Day!!

#Haeeohwa fi.nal.ly. Today premiere broadcast! vote and watch Haeeohwa with family at the theater 💕

Yoo Yeon Seok’s newest movie, Haeeohwa officially opened for public on 13 April. On Haeeohwa’s premiere day, Yoo Yeon Seok and Han Hyo Joo went to several cinemas to greet eager audiences and fans alike. To allure large crowd for the premiere viewing, Lotte Entertainment released an invitation poster to the stage greeting, with Yoo Yeon Seok’s picture as background.

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Here they are!! Yoo Yeon Seok and Han Hyo Joo came to premiere day’s stage greeting in color coordinated outfit. Yoo Yeon Seok greeted fans looking all dazzling, donned in a Trugen sweater.

#YooYeonSeok #Haeeohwa #Premiere

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Chun Woo Hee joined the duo in the next round of Haeeohwa stage greeting on 16 April 2016. Yoo Yeon Seok must be so happy that all main cast of Haeeohwa came together, he uploaded a picture of the trio into his instagram.

#haeeohwa stage greetings!!! See you all at the cinemas~ ♡
#HanHyoJoo #ChunWooHee #YooYeonSeok

Yoo Yeon Seok and Han Hyo Joo returned for another round of stage greeting on 17 April 2016, this time without Chun Woo Hee. They greeted fans and audience who came to watch Haeeohwa in Lotte Cinema Incheon.

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Admission wise, Haeeohwa sadly perfoms rather poorly in the box office. It stays in the Top 5 but raked in only 265 thousand admissions in the five days since its premiere.

Haeeohwa hwaiting!!

Source: Kobiz, Lotte Entertainment Facebook, Newsen.

Yoo Yeon Seok and Han Hyo Joo Couple Up for Sweet Pictorials with Elle Korea

Yoo Yeon Seok and Han Hyo Joo’s sweet pictorials with ELLE Magazine Korea are set to allure eyes and captive hearts. Let’s begin with Yoo Yeon Seok’s individual shots first…

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Haeeohwa co-stars’ are donning in retro fashion to bring out ‘the musician and his muse’ concept. The concept, which is inspired by their upcoming movie, is well reflected in the released pictorials. You Yeon Seok is seen playing his guitar while Han Hyo Joo softly lean on his shoulders.

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In one of the released photos, Yoo Yeon Seok and Han Hyo Joo are seen sitting with piano at the background.

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This particular photo stays true to the spirit of Haeeohwa where Yoo Yeon Seok is revealed to play all piano scenes in the movie by himself.He said during the movie’s press conference that he practiced to play “Arirang” better because his character Yun Woo expresses his emotion through piano. He went as far as taking keyboard for practice to Jeju Island when he shot his latest drama (Warm & Cozy).

The pictorials will be featured in the April issue of Elle Magazine Korea. So get ready to get your copy.

Photo sources: Lotte Entertainment

[28032016] Yoo Yeon Seok Attended VIP Premiere of Movie ‘The Great Actor’

Yoo Yeon Seok attended VIP Premiere of movie “The Great Actor / 대배우 ” in spring style. The Haeeohwa’s actor came in a pink cardigan on top of white collarless shirt. He completed the spring look with loose black pants and white sneakers.

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Do you approve his spring style? Or would you rather call it a rather unfortunate spring look?

Yoo Yeon Seok received invitation to the VIP Premiere from Director Seok Min-Woo. Wonder how he came to know Director Seok? Director Seok was the assistant director in his first movie, ‘Old Boy’.

The VIP premiere took place on 28 March 2016 in Megabox Samcheong-dong, Seoul.

Photo sources: tenasia, sn@pp, hankooki, mydaily, tvdaily, stardailynews

Yoo Yeon Seok to Cameo in Movie ‘Chunmong’

It is very likely that we need to wait 84 years before Yoo Yeon Seok makes a drama comeback.

Simply because Yoo Yeon Seok just signed up to cameo in a movie by Director Zhang Lu titled ‘Chunmong’.  The movie has its leading lady in actress Han Ye Ri whose character is loved by three different men. All three of them love her and try to win her heart yet they rely on each other for comfort and support.

In ‘Chunmong’, Yoo Yeon Seok will cameo as a man with mysterious aura and cold eyes who just so happens to be strikingly handsome. Han Ye Ri’s character is said drawn by the coldness in his eyes and soon the three men are jumping to hate Yoo Yeon Seok’s character.

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Yoo Yeon Seok will not be the only actor to cameo in the movie. Shin Min Ah (Oh My Venus), Jo Dal Hwan (The Magician), Kim Tae Hoon (One More Happy Ending) and Kim Eui Seong (Six Flying Dragon) will make their cameo appearance as well.

Just a trivia for all YeoNizens, Yoo Yeon Seok and Han Ye Ri as well as Kim Tae Hoon were spotted in the same event back in 2013. The three of them participated in the 7th Green Ribbon Marathon at Seoul World Cup Stadium in September 2013. Want some proof? Here we go ~

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Filming for ‘Chunmong’ begins in April, 2016.

Pictures credited to OsenDongA and KingKong Entertainment.

[20160314] Yoo Yeon Seok is A Romanticist For His Leading Ladies in ‘Haeeohwa’ Production Briefing

On 14 April, a production briefing was held for movie ‘Haeeohwa / Love, Lies’. Three main stars of the movie, Yoo Yeon Seok, Han Hyo Joo and Chun Woo Hee, as well as Director Park Hyung Sik were all in attendance. MC Park Kyung Lim hosted the event that was held at Lotte Cinema in Gwangjin-gu, Seoul.

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In the event, Yoo Yeon Seok surprised his leading ladies when he presented them with a huge lollipops dolled up like bouquet. In return, Han Hyo Joo teased him when she gave the same bouquet to him, much to his surprise. Yeon Seok’s sweet gesture was done in the sprit of White Day celebration when men can give chocholates to their special lady or even female friends.

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Actor Yoo Yeon Seok directly presents the candy bouquet!! The man with best White Day sensibility  ♥  #HanHyoJoo #YooYeonSeok #ChunWooHee #Haeeohwa 13 April premiere

Yoo Yeon Seok also shared some sweet stories from the filming set.  Quoted from Soompi, Yoo Yeon Seok reveals, “When Han Hyo Joo and Chun Woo Hee sing and act, they look really pretty. So, I took a lot of pictures secretly of them when they were filming, and I gave these photos to them afterwards as gifts.” At the end of the filming, Yoo Yeon Seok made an album to house the pictures he took of Han Hyo Joo and Chun Woo Hee as gift. Chun Woo Hee expressed that she was really touched by Yoo Yeon Seok’s sweet gesture since this is the first time she received a gift like that.

Well, in the next video shared by OBS News, there is really nothing secret about him taking pictures of his leading ladies. Han Hyo Joo was fully aware that he took a picture of her while Chun Woo Hee smiled brightly when Yoo Yeon Seok showed her the picture he took of her.

As you all know, he loves to take pictures and carries around his polaroid camera everywhere. He even keep the camera in his car at all times. In one of our posts during the promotion of ‘Mood of the Day’, Yoo Yeon Seok was revealed to take picture of female staff members working for the movie and gifted the picture as part of pepero day celebration. He also took candid pictures of the chef during his guesting in ‘Please Take Care of My Refrigerator‘.

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[20160314] Yoo Yeon Seok’s Movie “Haeeohwa” Launched Official Website, Released Main Trailer and OST

Yoo Yeon Seok’s movie “Haeeohwa” is gearing up toward its April premiere by launching a dedicated website as well as releasing the main poster, OST, and more still cuts. Fans and moviegoers can get an update of the movie in here >> http://haeeohwa.kr/index.htm

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Not only the main poster, the movie’s main trailer and OST were also officially released.  In a minute-long clip uploaded by Melon Showwing, Chun Woo Hee is singing ‘Hymn of Death’ with Yoo Yeon Seok on the piano. The song was originally sang by Yoon Shim Deok in 1926.

Melon Showwing also releases a promotional video featuring all cast of Haeeohwa:Yoo Yeon Seok, Han Hyo Joo and Chun Woo Hee.

Don’t stop reading just yet because Haeeohwa released more still cuts in the last coupe of weeks, much to our joy. Here you go ~

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In case you’re wondering, the movie is also holding an English title, “Love, Lies”. The movie is slated to premiere on 13 April 2016. 

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Source: Melon Showing Youtube Channel, Daum movie page

[YeoNiverse] (English Softsub) Mood of the Day (2016)

Dear fans,

YeoNiverse is happy to share with you the subtitle file for Yoo Yeon Seok’s and Moon Chae Won’s movie ‘Mood of the Day’!

It is all thanks to our awesome translator Tokkipanda who subbed the movie for us. We are so touched and very thankful towards her ❤❤ ❤ *tackles and hugs Tokkipanda*

(The sub isn’t 100% cuz according to our translator, a few of the technical terms used in the movie are rather hard to grasp but we hope you can enjoy 95% + of it ❤ )

Enjoy!

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  • English Subtitles brought to you by Yeoniverse ~ Yoo Yeon Seok IFC
  • Translation and timing by Tokkipanda
  • Please do not rename, edit the credits out, hardsub or redistribute to your own YouTube accounts or other streaming sites.
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[20160114] “Mood of the Day” Ranks High in Box Office Korea on its Premiere

Yoo Yeon Seok and Moon Chae Won’s newest movie <Mood of the Day> premiered on 14 January 2016 and immediately ranked the highest among Korean movies in the box office on its opening day. With 67,531 admissions, the movie came in second behind the Oscar-nominated movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant. The good performance continues throughout the weekend, retaining second spot with 279,863 admissions according to the data released by KOBIZ.

The movie is dubbed as the first rom-com of the year due to its romantic elements, youthful vibes, chemistry between the leads and the laughter it brings to the audience. In particular, a lot of movie goers praise the sweet and fantastic chemistry between Yoo Yeon Seok and Moon Chae Won. Want some proofs of their sizzling chemistry?

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The movie also set a new buzz surrounding Yoo Yeon Seok as it pops new question whether he fits 맹공남 (maeng gong nam) character like Jae Hyun or 순정남 (sun jong nam) character like chilbong. Jae Hyun, his character in the <Mood of the Day”, is called 맹공남 as he is someone who is not afraid to immediately pursue the women who attracts his heart. Meanwhile, Yoo Yeon Seok’s image has been long attached to Chilbong, a perfect 순정남 character who dedicates his heart to only one woman for very long time. Still armed with good look, broad shoulder and gentle manners, Yoo Yeon Seok’s take on Jae Hyun gives him an unexpected fresh appeal among the audience.

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To see whether he fits better as maeng gong nam or sun jong nam, make sure you catch the movie to get the answer yourself. In the mean time, you may want to read the movie’s reviews released by JongAng daily and HanCinema. JongAng Daily has released the SWOT analysis of the movie while HanCinema highlights the movie’s three key of success in captivating audience’s heart.

Picture source: Naver, Montura Korea, Tailorable KoreaSophy & Taylor

[20151008] Yoo Yeon Seok is in talks to join Lee Seon Kyun in a new movie “King’s Case Files”

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Yoo Yeon Seok is being cast for a new (period) movie! The casting news was out today and it was stated that he is still considering the offer to join Lee Seon Kyun in the crime solving movie that is based on a comic titled “King’s Case Files”.

An excerpt from Soompi news :

It has been confirmed by several insiders in the movie industry that Yoo Yeon Seok has been casted in the movie “The King’s Case Diary (working title),” alongside Lee Sun Gyun who was casted earlier on. “The King’s Case Diary” is originally a comic book, written by Heo Yoon Mi. It is about a king and his officer who are great detectives and solve mysteries together.

Lee Sun Gyun will play the part of the king, while Yoo Yeon Seok will be his officer. Joo Jin Mo is currently being considered for the part of the villain.

Dramabeans has previously covered on Lee Seon Kyun casting news and there a little bit more info on the movie and the characters :

The original manhwa by Heo Yoon-mi is a fictionalized retelling of King Yejong, who was the 8th king of Joseon. His father was Sejo and he only ruled for 14 months, and was barely 18 years old when he became king. The manhwa is about Yejong and his palace historian sidekick sneaking off to solve mysteries together, and is described as a funny detective action series.

Also according to Dramabeans, the officer’s character “is hilariously nicknamed “carp poop” because he follows the king around like a carp trails its poop behind it”. Lol the character sounds so cute already. If Yoo Yeon Seok takes up the offer, he’ll start filming the movie starting from April 2016.

Take a look at more of the comic’s arts of the King and his Carp Poop below~

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Sources : News1 via Naver ; SoompiDramabeans ; MangaholicVN facebook (comic photos)

[20150902] Beauty Inside’ Surpassed 1 Million Admissions + News on Paycheck for Acting as ‘WooJin’

In nine days after its opening, ‘Beauty Inside’ managed to attract more than 1 million viewers in Korea. As the movie continued to secure the second spot throughout the weekend, 1.55 millions admissions were in as of 02 September. To celebrate the 1 million admission and thanking viewers, NEW released a picture Yoo Yeon Seok holding 1-0-0 candy bar.

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The movie now aims to reach out to 2 million viewers in the days to come. To do so, ‘Beauty Inside’ actors are scheduled to attend the second week stage greetings. This is the continuation of first week stage greetings of which video is now up for public on youtube.

Yoo Yeon Seok, in particular, joins the cast and Director Baek on August 30. Still in his ‘stache and (slightly) wild hair-ed mode, he greets the fans in his signature white dress shirt and dark blue jeans. We, in YeoNiverse, are lovin this simple clean look. White surely works the best for him.

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‘Beauty Inside’ tells a love story of a man named Woo Jin who metaphors into different faces, ages, gender and even race each time he wakes up. He falls at the first sight on Yi Soo,  a furniture sales person. Love should be a happy feeling but for Yi Soo and Woo Jin, love can be complicated. Why? You may check out the movie review by Kooriyuki on her blog.

It is said that 123 actors / actresses played the male lead character Woo Jin and are you curious on how much the fee was paid for the 123 actors/actresses who played the male lead character Woo Jin?

An Ilgan Sports article was published on August 26 that discuss particularly about this matter! Check it out the article as translated by our translator, @rynnpeace

How much is the fee of 123 actors/actresses who played the male lead character Woo Jin?

Movie The Beauty Inside told the story about the love of Woo Jin, a furniture designer whose face will change every morning when he wakes up. The responsibility to create a unique character is handled by no less than 123 person who played the role of male lead Woo Jin. We are curious how the fee of a tremendous corps of 123 actors/actresses is managed.

Of course, among 123 actors/actresses, not everyone has dialogues or acts in scenes that have impact. There are 21 main actors & actresses who played as Woo Jin : Kim Dae Myeong, Do Ji Han, Bae Seong Woo, Park Shin Hye, Lee Beom Soo, Park Seo Joon, Kim Sang Ho, Cheon Woo Hee, Ueno Juri, Lee Jae Joon, Kim Min Jae, Lee Hyeon Woo, Jo Dal Hwan, Lee Jin Wook, Hong Da Mi, Seo Kang Joon, Kim Hee Won, Lee Dong Wook, Go Ah Sung, Kim Joo Hyeok, Yoo Yeon Seok. If we only see the casting, this movie has equal level as masterpiece but the performance fee is not very surprising. It’s because the fee of one actor that was in a top class category is divided for 123 person. Usually, a top class star who plays the male lead in commercial movie accepts about 500-600 millions won as his guarantee.

Between 123 person, 102 cast who only appeared in one scene each acted with no guarantee and accepted fee as movie extras. Yong Film’s side said “Those cast are agency people who appeared as volunteers. Same with movie staff. The others’ fee is calculated depending on the scene and they were paid as much as movie extras’ fee.”

The fee of 21 major actors/actresses who played as Woo Jin is measured by the portion of scenes. Among 21 person, the actor who accepted the highest fee is Yoo Yeon Seok, the one who is entrusted with narration responsibility and also acted as Woo Jin. It is reported that he was paid 70% from the usual fee he received for his movie guarantees. Except for Yoo Yeon Seok, the other 20 actors/actresses were paid from 10 million won to 50 million won. Seo Kang Joon, Jo Dal Hwan, Kim Hee Won’s shooting placed didn;t change a lot and the actors/actresses who participated in 1-2 scenes are paid relatively lower.

Yong Film’s side said “The total fee of 123 person is as much as the fee of top class male lead in a movie. The fee also similar with the fee of female lead Han Hyo Joo who played as Yi Soo.”

“Director Baek and shooting team, producer and all related actors and actresses met and acted together with good will. More than acting fee, if we can do a good project together, it leave a great meaning. Because Woo Jin is a unique character, since pre-production we thought a lot about the acting fee. But the actors and actressed who acted as Woo Jin have given consideration too so the estimated fee can match up with them.”

source : Ilgan Sport

‘Beauty Inside’ is currently gearing up for North American and Taiwanese release with respective US and Taiwanese trailer. YeoNiverse will update you with other release schedule. So make sure you check our wordpress post.

Pictures credited to CGV, Newsen, and Director Baek (IG).

Special shoutout to @kaylanurul  and @rynnpeace for the draft and translation / help given for this article! 😀