[NEWS] f(x)’s Krystal Confirmed For First Commercial Film Appearance

f(x) member and actress Krystal will be appearing in her first commercial film!

It was reported on October 5 that Krystal will be appearing in the film “Sweet and Sour” (literal translation). A source from SM Entertainment responded to the reports and said, “It’s true that Krystal will be appearing in the film.”

“Sweet and Sour” will be the new project helmed by director Lee Gye Byuk, who has led hits like “Lucky” and “Cheer Up, Mr. Lee.” The film will tell the story of a couple who fall in love but grow further apart in both body and mind when they start working new jobs. Jang Ki Yong and Chae Soo Bin are currently in talks to appear in the film as leading roles. Krystal will be playing a character who connects with the leading male character after they land jobs together.

This will be Krystal’s first appearance in a commercial film, and she is currently also preparing for a leading role in her first independent film “Shouts of a Father” (literal translation).

Source 1, 2, credits to J. Lim@Soompi

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[NEWS] Sulli To Host New JTBC Variety Show About Hate Comments

Sulli will be hosting a brand-new JTBC variety program!

On May 24, JTBC2 confirmed that the former f(x) member would be serving as an MC for its new variety show “Night of Hate Comments” (literal translation). “Night of Hate Comments” is described a a new talk show in which celebrities will face malicious comments head-on by reading them out loud and responding to them directly.

Shin Dong Yup, Kim Sook, and Kim Jong Min will also be appearing on the show as hosts alongside Sulli. In addition to the four MCs, a new guest will appear on the show each week.

The program, which will mark Sulli’s very first time hosting a talk show as a fixed MC, will be helmed by producing director (PD) Lee Na Ra, who recently oversaw JTBC’s “LAN Cable Life.”

“Night of Hate Comments” is scheduled to premiere on June 21 at 8 p.m. KST.

Sources: 1 2, credits to E. Cha@Soompi

[NEWS] f(x)’s Luna Shares Details For Upcoming Solo Digital Single “Even So”

f(x)’s Luna has released new details about her upcoming solo digital single “Even So”!

The digital single is set to be released at noon KST on January 4, 2019. There will be three new songs that showcase Luna’s skills has a singer-songwriter as she will be participating in composing and writing lyrics for her new music.

Title track “Even So” will be a medium tempo R&B pop track with a groovy bass, funky guitar instrumental, and warm synth sounds. The lyrics hold a message of hope based on Luna’s diary entries. B-side track “Do You Love Me” will be a PB R&B track with a chill vibe and lyrics talking about getting to know someone. “Bye Bye” will be a minimalist track with a Bossa Nova rhythm that highlight’s Luna’s vocal talents.

Source, credits to J. Lim@Soompi

[NEWS] f(x) Luna to Participate in ‘Player’ OST, Supporting Krystal

f(x)’s Luna has been revealed as the 4th singer on the OCN Sat-Sun original ‘Player’ OST.

On the 26th, OST representative Music Buddy revealed, “Luna is participating in the OCN Sat-Sun original ‘Player’ OST” and that “The ‘Player’ OST Part 4 Luna is singing, ‘Bluffing’ will be revealed through all music sites this 28th at 6PM”.

‘Bluffing’ is a powerful song that conveys the tension-filled action of the actors. Luna is participating to support her fellow member Krystal who’s receiving lots of love from the viewer as driver Cha Ahryoung, and will impress with her singing talent that perfectly unfolds the action-packed vibe of the show.

The OCN Sat-Sun original Luna is singing an OST for, ‘Player’ is a mini still action drama about a con artist, a driver, a hacker and a fighter, the best players, who gather and find dirty money illegally.

Source: Sports DongA, via Nate

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[NEWS] Sulli Confirmed To Launch New Reality Program

Sulli is making her return to television!

On April 18, SM Entertainment confirmed, “Sulli is appearing in a reality program. The filming schedule and channel have not been decided yet.”

The program is a lifestyle reality show that will follow Sulli’s life as she works on opening a pop-up store.

The working title of the show is “Jin Ri’s Shop.”

Meanwhile, Sulli is also working on selecting a project for her acting comeback.

Source, credits to @Soompi

[NEWS] f(x)’s Krystal And Song Seung Heon May Star In New Crime Action Drama

f(x)’s Krystal and Song Seung Heon may be starring together in a new drama!

On April 13, SM Entertainment confirmed that Krystal was considering a role in the upcoming drama “Hustle” (literal title). A source inside the agency stated, “[Krystal] has received a casting offer for the drama ‘Hustle’ and is currently in the midst of reviewing it with a favorable outlook.”

Media outlet Sports Chosun also reported the same day that actor Song Seung Heon would be starring in the drama as well. Neither the actor nor his agency have yet confirmed the report.

“Hustle” is an action-packed crime drama that will tell the story of an elite team of four notorious con artists. Should Krystal choose to appear in the drama, she will be playing the role of Cha Ah Ryung, a talented driver who grows up on the streets after being abandoned by her parents. Song Seung Heon is reportedly taking on the lead role of Kang Ha Ri, a veteran con artist.

“Hustle” is expected to air sometime in the second half of this year.

Are you excited to potentially see Krystal and Song Seung Heon join forces in this new drama? Leave your thoughts below!

Sources: 123, credits to @Soompi

[NEWS] f(x)’s Luna Confirms Plans To Return With New Solo Music

Luna is gearing up for her next solo release!

On April 11, industry representatives reported that the f(x) member is the final stages of preparing new music.

In response, SM Entertainment confirmed, “Luna will release new music in April. Please look forward to it.”

Although Luna has released music for SM STATION, drama soundtracks, musicals, and more, this will be her first official comeback since her solo album “Free Somebody” in May 2016.

Source: 1, 2, credits to @Soompi

[NEWS] Krystal Confirmed For Upcoming tvN Fantasy Romance Drama

tvN’s upcoming drama “Bride of the Water God 2017” (tentative title) has secured its official cast!

On February 23, a source from tvN stated, “Nam Joo Hyuk, Shin Se Kyung, Gong Myung, and Krystal have been confirmed. The table reading will be happening later on.”

tvN’s upcoming drama is set to be a modern-day adaptation of the Korean fantasy manhwa “Bride of the Water God.” Nam Joo Hyuk will be playing the role of Habaek the water god, Shin Se Kyung will be playing Soah, Gong Myung will be starring as Biryeom the wind god, and Krystal will be playing Hera (known as Mura in the manhwa).

Meanwhile, tvN’s “Bride of the Water God 2017” will be headed by PD Kim Byung Soo, who directed tvN’s “Nine,” and writer Jung Yoon Jung of “Incomplete Life.”

Source, credits to @Soompi

170110 f(Luna) = ‘Doni’s Hit Maker’ Twitter Update

Luna and Young Junghyung’s special song for ‘Doni’s Hit Maker’ to be released Jan 12th, 12PM KST

[NEWS] Krystal to make a solo debut in February (Update: SM denied)

Girl group f(x)’s Krystal is debuting as a solo artist next month.

According to a representative on the 4th, Krystal will release her first solo mini album in February.

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UPDATE

SM:

There is nothing decided about f(x) Krystal’s solo activities.

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