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    Actor Bae Yong Joon, a major stockholder and Executive Director of Keyeast, acquired new shares of SM Entertainment and became a main stockholder.
     The plan is to develop Keyeast and Digital Adventure, Keyeast’s affiliated Japanese company, as Asia’s best entertainment group in new media, mobile, and platform group.
     
    SM Entertainment has taken over Keyeast, the largest actor management company in Korea.
    SM acquired Bae Yong Joon, the majority shareholder and chief CSO of Bae Yong Joon. Bae Yong Joon also acquired SM Shinju and became a major shareholder of SM.
      
    As a result, SM will acquire Keyeast, an actor name, and will hold Digital Adventure (DA), the largest Korean wave content platform operator in Japan, which is a subsidiary of Keyeast.
    SM has already concluded a deal with Keyeast in 2016 through SM Entertainment Japan (SM Japan), which acquired Keyeast's subsidiary in Japan and DA, a JASDAQ listed company, as its second-largest shareholder.
    Through this acquisition, Keyeast will be integrated into the SM Entertainment group and will continue to build on its existing reputation and will support the wider activities of actors in conjunction with SM's global network.

    Especially, the artist management, the Korean Wave media business, the fan club, and the performance event business, which Keyeast and DA have been running, are expected to generate stronger and broader synergies within SM's know-how. In addition to Keyeast's existing business division, it plans to diversify its mobile and online platform business, which is based on entertainment contents such as star, music, MCN, UGC, etc., targeting Korea, Japan as well as global market.

    Meanwhile, Bae Yong Joon, a major shareholder of SM through the acquisition of the new SM, will act as marketing and keyeast global strategy adviser for SM Group and will contribute to establishing and promoting various global business strategies of SM Entertainment Group.
    Kim Young Min, General Manager of SM Entertainment (CSO), said, "Through the investment in DA, SM Group and Keyeast Group have been engaged in various alliances. As a result of this re-creation, we have developed Key Artist and Digital Adventure to become the best artist management and Korean Wave media company. We are also strengthening global entertainment platform business based on various entertainment content, star, MCN and UCG contents. It is going to go out. We are actively investing and partnering with various global online / mobile platform companies. "

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    The strategic contract was signed in order to have joint-production of broadcasting contents and to cooperate in global business.
     'Media Big Bang’ is expected as super stars, MCs and content production skills combined together.
     
    SM Entertainment announced on March 14, 2018 that it acquired shares and management rights of FNC Add Culture, a subsidiary of FNC Entertainment, listed on the KOSDAQ market, through the acquisition of Suche and Shinju. After the acquisition, SM Entertainment's stake will be about 31%, and FNC Entertainment will be the second largest shareholder.

    In addition, SM Entertainment and FNC Entertainment jointly promote the production of various broadcast and image contents that can target the broadcasting, online, mobile, and overseas market based on the powerful star and MC power of SM Entertainment group and FNC Entertainment, And has established a strategic alliance to cooperate with various global businesses.

    SM Entertainment will further develop its existing businesses, such as drama, broadcast production, and printing, through the synergy with the SM Entertainment group, in addition to the retail and entertainment-based retail, F & B , Fashion, leisure, and more. To this end, we will partner with global lifestyle companies and advance into overseas markets through FNC Add Culture.

    Kim Young Min, General Manager of SM Entertainment / CSO, commented, "We are collaborating with FNC Entertainment on a rapidly diversifying media and content business environment, jointly producing various broadcast programs and pursuing various global businesses. SM Entertainment will create various synergies between FN Entertainment and SM Entertainment, and the competitiveness of the contents business will grow further. In addition, we will grow FNC Add Culture, which we acquired this time, as a global leading lifestyle company. To this end, we will integrate various lifestyle businesses that SM Entertainment Group has pursued and launch new global lifestyle businesses to lead the market both qualitatively and qualitatively. I will make it out. "

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    NCT 2018 EMPATHY album line order volume exceeded 20 million!

    NCT (SM), which collects the topic with the extra large project 'NCT 2018', paints March 14 'NCT DAY'.

    NCT will release all songs of 'NCT 2018 EMPATHY' album on various music sites such as MELON, GENIE, NAVER MUSIC, etc at 6:00 PM on March 14, and the album is also going to be released.

    In particular, this album is made up of NCT 127, NCT U, NCT DREAM and various other teams of NCT. As a result, the number of pre-orders has reached 202,530, I confirmed the interest.

    In addition, through this project, NCT has focused on the contents of NCT's identity and colorful appeal. NCT 2018 Yearbook introducing NCT members, NCTmentary NCTmentary, a documentary format of NCT's world view, The total number of YouTube views of 'BOSS', 'Baby Do not Stop', 'GO', 'TOUCH', music videos, teasers, and behind-the-scenes footage from 'NCT 2018' reached about 60 million views, Proved again.

    In addition, NCT held 'NCT 2018 EMPATHY' SHOWCASE ', a showcase for the release of the album at Korea University Hwajeong Gymnasium, on March 14 at 8:00 pm. The 18 members who participated in this album will listen to colorful stories, 'TOUCH' and 'Black on Black' stage with 18 members will be shown for the first time. The showcase scene will be broadcast live on the SMTOWN and NCT channels of Naver V LIVE.

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    Park Soo Yeong (JOY) It was attractive enough! Expansion of romance and anticipation activity!
    Park Soo Yeong, focused on acting challenges!

    Park Soo Yeong The charm of the ball crush attracted viewers.

    Park Soo Yeong (Red Velvet JOY, SM) plays Eun Tae Hee, an elite scholar of the Myeongjung Foundation who has a character and an independence that is not lost in the appearance, study, and sports in MBC drama 'Tempted' .

    In particular, on March 13, Eun Tae Hee became the target of 'Love Game' and revealed his intentional enticement of Kwon Si-hyun (Udo Hakan), so he expected the romance of the two to be unfolded.

    In this process, Eun Tae Hee, who approached herself with Kwon Sihyeon, tried to avoid her and to think that she was a man she liked, and to overcome herself without help from the male protagonist who threatened herself. As a charm of the character attracted attention.

    In addition, Park Soo Yeong is the first terrestrial drama star of the drama. He has been attracting much attention. He has been attracted to the characters of 'Eun Tae Hee' as well as naturally. .

    Meanwhile, 'Tempted' depicts a dangerous love game in which young men and women do not know how to devote all their lives to the motive of the French novel 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses', and the dangerous and beautiful twenty-year-old tempting romance that begins with it.

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  • 2018-03-14 Press Release

    'Should We Kiss First' Ki Do Hun!

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    What makes Ki Do Hun attractive to viewers?

    Ki Do Hun (SM) of 'Should We Kiss First' is shining.

    Ki Do Hun is playing the role of Hallymin, a barista who lost his hearing in a cafe in Hyeong-su (Oh Ji-ho) at SBS drama 'Should We Kiss First'.

    On March 13, the audience of Hands-in (Jung Da-bin) for Hahmin was revealed, and the relationship of 'YOUNG couple' progressed in earnest.

    W Hahm still has a sense of dislike to the rebellious hand of the Cheonjanghae, but if you do not listen to the hand, you can confess indirectly by saying "You can only look at the heart" I watched Hahmun, who was making fun of her, curiously and glanced.

    Therefore, viewers continue to be attracted to the charm of Ki Do Hun, a young actor who plays the role of Hahm Min as a hand in the play. It is becoming a new 'rising star' in 2018, receiving a lot of attention with its expressive appeal from the charm of 'Coffee M'.

    On the other hand, SBS drama 'Should We Kiss First' is a melodrama which is a surprising love of adults who have lived a long time, and it is in the first place in the same time zone audience rating.

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    YESUNG, 'Maybe Happy Ending' Oliver! SHINDONG makes a musical debut with 'I LOVE YOU'!

    SUPER JUNIOR YESUNG and SHINDONG come to K-Musical stage performing in Japanese in Korean.

    YESUNG will play the role of Oliver in the main hall of the Pacifico Yokohama Conference Center on May 3-6 and the male character of the musical 'Maybe Happy Ending' on May 10-13, in Morinomiya Pioti Hall in Osaka, Previously, YESUNG has proven the possibility of being a musical actor through various works such as 'Hong Gil-dong' and 'Namhan Sanseong' after musical debut with 'Spam Circle' in 2010, so fans are expected to react explosively.

    Especially, 'Happy Ending' which YESUNG is appearing is the first of last year and won the 4th prize of musicals and directors of the year at the 6th Yeongrin Musical Awards and won the 4th Grand Prize of the 2nd Korean Musical Awards, It is the most awarded title of the 6th album. It is not far from the future. It is similar to people through a different material called 'Robot exclusive apartment', but it is an obsolete helper bot 5 'Oliver' and Helper Bot 5 'Claire' Eyes and ears.

    In addition, SHINDONG plans to release the musical actor 'I LOVE YOU, YOU' PERFECT, NOW CHANGE 'in May 17-20 at Osaka Morinomiya Piloti Hall as musical actor.

    First of all, 'I LOVE YOU' is a comedy musical that delightfully depicts various aspects of man and woman relationships such as first date, romance, marriage, and childcare. It was translated into 17 languages ​​after the premiere on the US Off Broadway in 1996, It is a work that has been recognized for its reputation through 5,000 performances.

    On the other hand, SUPER JUNIOR has been actively participating in various activities such as group album, entertainment program, drama, musical, etc. Recently, it has been loved by viewers as a sole entertainment program 'SUPER TV'.

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    - 'The atmosphere is different' concept photo public! Blonde + simple styling just 'fascinating'
    - 'I do not love you', 'I am fine' announce two songs ... Expect special feature UP!
    - Giant Pink, a rap master who has won 'UNPRETTY RAPSTAR3' by rap self ... Husky tones, powerful rapping strength
     
    Giant Pink, who won the Mnet 'UNPRETTY RAPSTAR 3' with her husky voice and powerful rapping, will release her first solo single.

    Mystic Entertainment announced on 14th that "Giant Pink is releasing the single" I Do not Love You "on 19th. In the photo, Giant Pink has a glamorous aura just blonde and simple styling.

    Giant Pink has won the UNPRETTY RAPSTAR3 in 2016, followed by the collaborative single 'Scissors Rock' with the Brown Eyed Girls rapper MIRYO in October of the same year and the remake song 'Dumb' with JangJane and PERC% NT in August 2017 Dumb ', but this is the first solo single.

    The new single 'Do not Love You' contains two songs titled 'I Do not Love You' and 'I Do not Love You', both of which are known to have been featured by special artists.

    Giant Pink made his first appearance in a hip-hop audition program in 2016, including Mnet 'Show Me The Money 5' and 'UNPRETTY RAPSTAR3'. I learned a rap without having learned a rap professionally, and I picked up a topic with a female rapper who won 'UNPRETTY RAPSTAR3' and defeated many talented rappers.

    His distinctive husky and heavy tone, powerful and individualistic rapping was chosen as his strength, and he was acclaimed for his lyric talent for each genre of story.

    She is currently a member of Mystic hip hop label 'All I Know Music', and is showing her musical talents such as hip-hop and R & B.

    Giant Pink's first solo single, 'I Do not Love You', will be released on each recording site at 6 pm on the 19th.

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    A colorful sensational sensation stimulates spring emotion!

    NCT 's Seoul team NCT 127 (SM)' s new song 'TOUCH' music video unveils March 13.

    NCT 127, which ran as the fourth runner of the super large project 'NCT 2018', preached the new song "TOUCH" music video through YouTube and Naver TV SMTOWN channel at 12:00 pm on March 13th, The reaction is expected to get.

    In particular, this music video is a new look of the NCT 127, transformed into a cheerful and colorful charm, as 'TOUCH' is a bright and bright spring atmosphere that shows the harmony of the lyrics, And it seems to catch the eye.

    In addition, 'NCT 2018' is a very large project where 18 members are participating, and NCT 127, NCT U, NCT DREAM and other NCT's colorful composition and appeal can meet in one album. It will be held on March 14 at 6 pm NCT 2018 EMPATHY 'Album will be released and the album will be released on the same day.

    On the other hand, NCT 127 starts Mnet 'M countdown' on March 15 and MBC 'show on March 17! Music center "on March 18, and" TOUCH "stage on the SBS 'popular song'.

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    Demonstrate presence in English acting! Focused attention with intense impact!
    Watch the drama 'The Missing' in East Asia!

    Kim Kyunwoo (TRAX JAY, SM) is also attracting attention as a global actor.

    Actor Kim Kyunwoo starred as Damian Role, an organization leader in the illegal marketing of human trafficking in the rich black market at Action Mississauga, an action crime thriller created by WAWA Pictures in Singapore and Ray Donis Studios in Thailand. I collected it.

    In this film, Kim Kyunwoo is not only fluent in English dialogue, but also has strong visual and acting skills.

    The drama 'The Missing' is the first collaboration between Singapore and Thailand, a major East Asian country, with a tour guide 'Lind', where the Singapore police 'Sean' came across a chance to find his brother, Sam, who disappeared 30 years ago. In Singapore, it was broadcasted in February 2018 and attracted attention as a drama of fresh materials that had not been covered in the past.

    In addition, Thailand will be airing on Amarin TV in June, and it is expected that it will once again appeal. This work will further raise the interest and awareness of Asian drama fans about Kim Kyunwoo.

    On the other hand, Kim Kyunwoo debuted in 2004 as a rock band TRAX vocalist JAY, and is active as a singer and an actor at the same time. Currently, he plays the character aspect of the character in Cha Sang Pil of entertainment program director at Waves Waves.

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    'Should We Kiss First' Is there a mellow melody? Noteworthy YOUNG Couple Coffee M KI DO HUN!
    KI DO HUN, Jung Da Bin​ and the titi-seo love line start "Attention"

    KI DO HUN (SM) of 'Should We Kiss First' is getting attention.

    KI DO HUN is playing the role of Hallymin, a barista who lost his hearing in SBS drama 'Should We Kiss First'.

    Especially on March 12th, Hahmun said, "Do not you hear me go out? Out "from the cafeteria, while on the other hand, the hand gesture was drawn with a curious look to the warm and serene Hahmin, unlike his own.

    There is a growing interest in KI DO HUN, which is actively promoting Hahmin with the expectation of how the relationship between the two will develop. Right after the broadcast, his name comes up in various real-time search queries on the portal, and KI DO HUN is doing well, even though he is a newcomer.

    KI DO HUN, who has a strong face with a big face that comes from the model, made his debut last year, and he plays an active role in the stable performance in MBC drama 'The King Loves' and KBS drama special 'SLOW' I have received.

    On the other hand, SBS drama 'Should We Kiss First', in which KI DO HUN is gathering hot topics, is a melodrama with a surprisingly unbearable love of adults who have lived a long time. Monday, Tuesday 10:00 broadcast.

    - Google translation.​