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Lee Chung-ah, Chun Min-hee join Battle of Yeonpyeong
by | July 29, 2014 | 6 Comments
While we already knew Kim Mu-yeol, Jin Gu, and Lee Hyun-woo had scored parts in the Battle of Yeonpyeong, the female cast members have finally been revealed: Lee Chung-ah (Wonderful Mama, Flower Boy Ramyun Shop) will play the lone female naval officer, while relative newcomer Chun Min-hee will portray the wife of Jin Gu’s character.... More »


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Lee Seung-gi and Moon Chae-won couple up in Today’s Romance
by | July 25, 2014 | 53 Comments
And the reunions of 2014 continue! Lee Seung-gi (You’re All Surrounded, Brilliant Legacy) and Moon Chae-won (Good Doctor, also Brilliant Legacy) are confirmed for Today’s Romance (a working title; it was previously called Three Men’s Woman), which will be a movie about (you probably deduced from the title) the delicate romantic relationship between the two... More »


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First poster and trailer for Dugeun Dugeun My Life
by | July 24, 2014 | 37 Comments
I’m just on a Kang Dong-won roll, aren’t I? It’s so nice to have lots of updates to write on the actor; he’s come back from his four-year hiatus in a big way. The poster for his upcoming movie Dugeun Dugeun My Life (also known as My Palpitating Life or My Brilliant Life) has been... More »


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Kang Dong-won slays in Kundo
by | July 23, 2014 | 40 Comments
Kang Dong-won is making the press rounds for Kundo: Age of the Rampant (also known as Band of Thieves), which hits theaters on July 23. After finishing work on the movie Psychic in 2010, Kang headed to mandatory military service for two years, then spent another couple of years catching his breath and carefully reviewing... More »


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Lee El to play Lee Byung-heon’s love in Insiders
by | July 12, 2014 | 14 Comments
Congrats to Lee El (birth name: Kim Ji-hyun) for scoring the part of love interest to veteran actor Lee Byung-heon in the upcoming movie Insiders. The actress has had smaller parts in dramas (Mother’s Garden, Level 7 Civil Servant) and movies (Masquerade, Pacemaker), but this was a coveted role and is a significant step forward... More »


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Battle of Yeonpyeong roars back with a new cast
by | July 11, 2014 | 8 Comments
Sidelined after shake-ups in both investors and distributors, the film Battle of Yeonpyeong is back with a modified script and an all-new cast. Less than a week after his discharge from the army, Kim Mu-yeol (Eungyo, Bow: The Ultimate Weapon) has signed on for the role of naval hero Lieutenant Commander Yoon Young-ha, replacing Jung... More »


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Go Ara courted for Detective Hong Gil-dong
by | July 10, 2014 | 38 Comments
This news makes me genuinely excited: Go Ara (You’re All Surrounded, Answer Me 1994) has received an offer to partner up with Lee Je-hoon (Paparotti, Fortune Tellers) in a potential comeback project upon his completion of military service, the movie Detective Hong Gil-dong. She’s grown by leaps and bounds in her last couple of roles,... More »
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Malaise and distrust tear Good Friends apart
by | July 6, 2014 | 39 Comments
It’s summer blockbuster season, and while there may be a slew of movies to choose from, the upcoming film Good Friends (also Confession) is already garnering favorable reviews from critics and setting itself apart from the pack. A story about three youths who remain friends until they are middle-aged, what begins as a warm drama... More »


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Pirate prepares to set sail
by | July 5, 2014 | 31 Comments
Yay, we’ve finally gotten more than a teaser of a trailer for the upcoming Pirate movie. It seems we’ve been waiting forever, and the premiere is finally only a few weeks away. Thankfully, the preview for the Pirates of the Caribbean-esque blockbuster, set about two weeks prior to the founding of the Joseon Kingdom, doesn’t... More »


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Sol Kyung-gu and Yeo Jin-gu courted for war movie
by | June 30, 2014 | 15 Comments
Yay for more projects on Yeo Jin-gu’s horizon. After the dust-up over Fist Fighting, I get an extra sense of satisfaction every time Yeo Jin-gu gets another movie offer. This isn’t a done deal yet, but Sol Kyung-gu (Cold Eyes) and Yeo Jin-gu (Hwa-yi) are considering a war movie called The Western Front 1953, about... More »


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Song Seung-heon, Liu Yifei to collaborate in Third Love?
by | June 28, 2014 | 22 Comments
Actor Song Seung-heon (When a Man Loves) and actress Liu Yifei (A Chinese Fairy Tale) are mulling over offers to star together in the upcoming Chinese-Korean joint movie Third Love, which is based on a Chinese bestseller. A rep from Song’s agency confirmed that a proposal had been received and was being considered carefully, while... More »