We Broke Up: first preview for 2NE1’s Dara upcoming web drama

On June 19, YG Entertainment released preview videos for the upcoming web drama, “We Broke Up.”

“We Broke Up” stars 2NE1’s Dara (Sandara Park) as a disgruntled young woman who is forced into cohabitation with her ex-boyfriend. Kang Seung Yoon portrays her former lover. The couple exchanged barbs in the teaser video, which features reality show style confessional shots. Dara recently completed the web series, “Dr. Ian” and delivered a cameo performance in “Producer.” The 30-year-old idol and actress displays believable chemistry with Kang, that is paired with the level of distrust that evolves from failed relationships.

While she is known by international audiences for her singing career as a member of 2NE1, Dara debuted as an actress in the Philippines in 2004. In 2005, she appeared in her first prominent film role in the Filipino project, “Can This Be Love.”

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Kang delivered cameo appearances, alongside Dara, in “Producer.” He is best known for his work with the breakout male group, WINNER and his 2013 solo release, “Wild and Young.” His first significant acting role was opposite Lee Jong Suk and Krystal of f(x) in the family drama, “High Kick 3: Revenge of the Short Legged.”

Based on a Naver webtoon, “We Broke Up” is the first major dramatic project from YG. The series will be co-directed by Kim Young Wan, who was previously responsible for the popular drama, “Love Cells.” With more than 600 million views, “Love Cells” helped to usher in the growing web drama trend.

“We Broke Up” will also prominently feature models-turned-actors, who are represented by YG KPlus, including Ford Supermodel of the World, Kang Seung Hyun. Web series have become a prominent vehicle for showcasing idols, particularly those who are interested in pursuing acting careers. Recent successes include GOT7’s “Dream Knight” and the EXO hit, “EXO Next Door.”

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2NE1’s Dara wraps up filming for ‘We Broke Up’

After wrapping up filming for her web drama ‘We Broke Up’, 2NE1’s Sandara Park had a few words to share.

On May 29, Dara posted the photo above on Instagram as well as the message, “We really broke up now. However, this is the start of relationships with good people! It was a very fun month! I can’t hold in laughter, but I haven’t caused NGs before this. I think this is the first time I’ve had an NG. I desperately tried to hold it in… We all worked hard and suffered, so please look forward to it,” asking fans to watch the show.

In her photo, Dara is holding a water bottle that says “We broke up” on it. Fans responded, “I’m looking forward to your drama,” “Dara’s expression is so cute,” “When can I see your drama,” and more.

Stay tuned for updates on ‘We Broke Up’, also starring Kang Seung Yoon, Kang Seung Hyun, and Jang Ki Yong.

Dara to star in another web drama

Fresh from working on the web series “Dr. Ian,” which aired its last episode on April 8, 2NE1’s Dara will be busy again with another web drama titled “We’ve Broken Up.” She will be paired with boy band WINNER member Kang Seung Yoon in the drama that will be co-produced by YG K-Plus, CJ E&M Digital Studio and Story Plant.

On “We’ve Broken Up,” Dara will play the role of Noh Woori, a jobless woman forced to live with her ex-boyfriend, Ji Won-young (Kang), a vocalist of an indie band.

The story is based on a popular webtoon with same title on Naver.com.

Filming will start this month, with the drama scheduled to stream in June.

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Kang Seung-hyun and Jang Ki-yong, who are all models from YG K-Plus, will also appear in the drama.

In a question-and-answer with fans on Twitter, Dara related how she learned a lot from the (web)drama. “Of corz I can always be better in acting but I’m happy that I learned so much from this project,” she posted.

When asked if she experienced any frustrating moment during the filming of “Dr. Ian,” Dara replied, “There was one time during filming that I couldn’t use the restroom bcoz there wasn’t any where we were.”

She added that her costume for the show made resting “so hard.”

Dara said she didn’t find it hard to memorize the script, noting “I’m GREAT at memorizing!” She also praised co-star Kim Young Kwang, whom she described as “very professional.” She added, “He made me feel comfortable on set!”

Dara said she agreed to do “Dr. Ian” because “it was a great opportunity for me and I was excited to work w/ the director! He did a lot of my fave dramas!”

Source: Manila Bulletin

2NE1’s Dara to star in «Dr. Mo Clinic» web drama

2NE1’s Dara has bagged her first lead role via a web drama that will air in South Korea and China.

Titled “Dr. Mo Clinic,” the drama centers on two individuals dumped by their lovers minus a proper breakup.

Co-starring with Dara is model-actor Kim Young Kwang. YG Entertainment describes Dara’s character as an “eccentric office worker who hides her face with a puppet mask and her long hair when embarrassed.”

Dara is hoping that the drama will provide her the chance to meet new fans all over the world. “I thought this drama is a very good opportunity for me as I can meet fans around the world on-line through this new genre of web-drama,” she said. She added that her character Lee So Dam is “very interesting as she is so similar to me.”

Dara with Joross Gamboa and Katz Saga in Japan (Photos: Dara’s Instagram)
Dara with Joross Gamboa and Katz Saga in Japan (Photos: Dara’s Instagram)

“Of course, I feel somewhat nervous and burdened, but I will concentrate and work hard,” Dara added.

In 2007, Dara played a supporting role in the Korean drama “The Return of Iljimae,” which starred actor Jung Il-woo. Before joining 2NE1, Dara appeared in dramas and films in the Philippines including “Can This Be Love,” “Super Noypi,” “Krystala” and “Crazy for You.”

“Dr. Mo Clinic” will start airing this March on Naver TV Cast in South Korea and Youku in China. It is directed by Kwon Hyuk Cha (“A Gentleman’s Dignity” and “Master’s Sun”).

Dara Shares Selfie Photo After Delivering Charcoal for Charity

Korean girl group singer Dara (Sandara Park) recently volunteered to take part in a charcoal briquette delivery for charity and shared a selfie for her fans afterwards.

Dara, known for being a member of girl group 2NE1 alongside CL, Bom and Minzy, also invited fans to join her in a briquette delivery run.

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“I thought a lot about how to get this to work and decided it would be too hard on my own,” the singer posted on her Twitter account on Wednesday, “I decided to ask my fans and will be waiting for their warm response and participation.”

A day later, she wrote, “It ended quicker than I thought.” She then thanked 2NE1’s fans, named Black Jacks, for volunteering to join her.

On Friday, Dara and the Black Jacks managed a successful delivery to the set of ‘Beautiful Heart’. The singer then posted a photo on her Instagram after, showing herself in a beanie, large earmuffs and bundled up in a jacket.

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She captioned the photo with the words, “Great job everyone. I’m so happy and it feels good to be sweating! So good! Good job to Black Jack too.”

Dara isn’t the only one who volunteered for the briquette delivery run, as other artists under her label YG Entertainment also volunteered, such as sibling duo Akdong Musician, former idol Sean and soloist Lee Hi.

Fans uploaded photos on Korean fan cafes and sites about the delivery, showing Dara and other YG artists hanging out with fans, as well as photos of the food that was delivered by the artists.

2NE1 released their second studio album Crush in Korea last year before releasing it in Japan. They also had their fourth concert tour “AON: All or Nothing” last year, performing in countries such as the Philippines, China, Taiwan, Japan and more.

Source: http://www.breathecast.com/