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The Beatles tribute bands at war over Broadway show

July 16th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
The creators of The Beatles tribute show Rain have filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the producers of new Broadway musical Let It Be.

Jeff Parry and bosses at Annerin Productions have been named in the suit filed last month (Jun13) by executives Rain Corporation, who are seeking a writing credit for their production company and 50 per cent of the show's revenue over allegations musical arrangements and artwork were borrowed from the popular tribute concert for the project.

Despite the pending litigation, Let It Be is due to open at the St. James Theater in New York next week ...

Rain Enters The South Korean Army

October 11th, 2011 11:18am EDT
South Korean singer Rain fought back tears on Tuesday as fans gathered to bid him farewell ahead of his two years compulsory service with the army.

The star, real name Jung Ji-Hoon, has turned his back on his lengthy music career to serve in the military, as all able-bodied South Korean men are required to do for at least 24 months.

Rain gave a salute to fans as he entered an army base just north of the capital Seoul and became tearful as he told them, "Thank you for the 10 years of love."

Onlookers waved banners of support and cheered on the star as he stepped into the compound, wher...

'Twilight' Wins Big At The MTV Movie Awards

June 7th, 2010 8:31am EDT
MTV Movie Awards
The Twilight Saga: New Moon was the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night, picking up four honors including the coveted Best Movie prize.

Twilight co-stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson were the toast of the evening as they each triumphed in the Best Female and Male Performance categories. The rumored real-life lovers also shared the prize for Best Kiss, and teased the crowd by debating whether or not to follow tradition with a live lip-lock. But Stewart let viewers down by snubbing a Pattinson smooch, declaring: "To be perfectly honest with you, it take...

Check Out 'Ninja Assassin' On Blu-ray, DVD & Download March 16

March 12th, 2010 7:35am EST
Ninja Assassin
"Ninja Assassin" is an action-packed tale of a skilled assassin who was trained by a mythical secret society, and patiently awaits the day he will avenge the death of his best friend.

Swept off the streets as a young boy, Raizo (Korean pop star Rain) is transformed into an unstoppable killing machine by a secret society known as the Ozunu Clan. The Ozunu Clan is so proficient at keeping their existence a secret that most people think they are only a myth, but the moment Ozuno assassins kill Raizo's friend, their days in the shadows are numbered. In the aftermath of that killing, Raizo man...

Rain Cleared In U.S. Concert Dispute

January 28th, 2010 7:00pm EST
Rain Cleared In U.S. Concert Dispute
South Korean singer Rain has been handed victory in a breach of contract legal dispute after a judge ruled he was not responsible for causing the cancellation of his 2006-2007 U.S. tour.

The star, real name Jung Ji-Hoon, and bosses at his agency JYP Entertainment were sued for $3.95 million by promoters Wellmade STARM last year. Wellmade executives claimed Rain owed them damages because he pulled out of 16 shows on his doomed U.S. tour, while the singer argued the stage had not been properly prepared for the gigs.

He also told the South Korean court how the road show was marred by ...

Megan Fox Confirms She's Single; Wants Korean Pop Star Rain

June 15th, 2009 11:06pm EDT
Megan Fox Rain breakup Brian Austin Green
Sexy Megan Fox has her sights set on Korean pop superstar Rain after confirming she's no longer dating actor Brian Austin Green. The Transformers: Rise of the Fallen star ended her engagement to Green earlier this year, but maintained the couple was still trying to work out its relationship in a recent magazine interview.

Now, however, it appears Fox is on the prowl - and she's looking to the East for her new man.

She says, "There is this Korean Justin Timberlake, named Rain, and I'm really on his situation now. I'm trying to fix this up."

Rain hit the headlines in March when he wa...

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