1. Rain Returns With Movie Roles, Album Showcase

    March 07, 2014 2:56 AM EST 0 0 0 After a two-year career break, South Korean pop star-actor Rain is gearing up for a global comeback. The 31-year-old talent spent 21 months from 2011 to 2013 away from the spotlight, serving compulsory military service in Korea, a requirement for al ...

  2. South Korean Star Rain Completes Military Service

    July 10, 2013 4:56 AM EDT Under cloudy skies Wednesday, Rain fired off a crisp salute and thanked a large crowd of mostly media and women who'd gathered to commemorate his discharge after 21 months of mandatory service. The fans held signs reading in Korean and Englis ...

  3. K-Pop Star Rain Joins South Korean Army

    October 11, 2011 12:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 South Korean pop star Rain bid farewell to tearful fans Tuesday as he put one of Asia's most successful entertainment careers on hold to enter boot camp and begin nearly two years of military service. The 29-year-old singer and actor, his hair ...

  4. 'Ninja Assassin' Role For Korean Star Rain

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Top South Korean singer and entertainer Jung Ji-hoon, better known to fans around Asia as Rain, revealed Wednesday that he will be starring in the Warner Bros. movie "Ninja Assassin." "Ninja Assassin" is scheduled to begin film ...

  5. Rain Postpones Arena Dates

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT South Korean pop singer Rain has postponed most of his remaining U.S. arena summer concerts due to production scheduling conflicts, a spokesperson tells Billboard.biz. An official statement from Rain's (real name: Jung Ji-hoon) management is ...