Archive for the ‘Chungmuro/Film News’ Category

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Jin Se-yeon, Hong Jong-hyun couple up in Family of Cops
by | September 2, 2014 | 117 Comments
Meeeeh. I wish I could be more excited for Hong Jong-hyun (Mama, Dating Agency Cyrano) as he is headlining the upcoming rom-com Family of Cops, but he’s been paired with Jin Se-yeon (Doctor Stranger, Age of Feeling), who has worked alongside some of the most popular male leads out there (Lee Jong-seok, Park Hae-jin, Kim... More »


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Himalaya revived, now starring Hwang Jung-min, Jung Woo
by | September 2, 2014 | 20 Comments
This is an interesting re-casting, given that I had just assumed the movie Himalaya was dead once its two leads, Kim Myung-min and Lee Min-ki, dropped the project last year when its production was delayed. But now the project is back on track, having cast Hwang Jung-min (A New World, Veteran) and Jung Woo (Answer... More »


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Park Sung-woong, Go Ah-sung sign up for Office
by | August 31, 2014 | 11 Comments
Each year, as summer turns to fall, I get the desire to dive into a really good psychological thriller or murder mystery (while I can’t do horror films, I love a good whodunit!). The new film Office sounds like it will fit the bill; it’s too bad the cameras haven’t started rolling for it yet.... More »


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Kim Kang-woo to play tyrant king
by | August 27, 2014 | 11 Comments
I like the way the pieces are falling into place for the upcoming sageuk film The King’s Advisor. Joo Ji-hoon (Medical Top Team) had already signed on as the treacherous advisor who wields immense power over King Yeonsangun, widely regarded as one of the worst kings of the Joseon era. Joo’s advisor character is thought... More »


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Pants-dropping highs and bickering lows in My Love My Bride
by | August 25, 2014 | 27 Comments
Gah, I can’t wait for this movie to come out. Jo Jung-seok (You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin) and Shin Mina (Arang and the Magistrate) are getting hitched this fall in the romantic comedy My Love My Bride, a remake of the 1990 movie starring Choi Jin-shil and Park Joong-hoon. They play newlyweds who go from... More »


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Lee Seon-kyun gets angry for new movie role
by | August 25, 2014 | 9 Comments
Lee Seon-kyun is lining up his next project after enjoying a successful run with his action thriller A Hard Day earlier this year, and this time takes on the titular character in Angry Lawyer. Okay, so that title doesn’t sound the most exciting, but at least the premise seems promising: It’s a legal thriller about... More »


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Park Shin-yang tackles daddy duties in new film
by | August 24, 2014 | 9 Comments
After turning down the lead in the upcoming KBS drama Iron Man, signs point to Park Shin-yang (Sign, Painter of the Wind) harking back to his acting days of yore. After a two-year hiatus from the big screen (his last movie was Man on the Edge), he’s agreed to take on the lead in the... More »


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Han Hyo-joo takes on dual characters in Beauty Inside
by | August 21, 2014 | 52 Comments
Han Hyo-joo (Dong Yi, Brilliant Legacy) continues to expand her film career: Some of her notable works have been Cold Eyes, Bandage, Masquerade and Only You, and not only has she worked on the Japanese movie, Miracle: Devil Claus’ Love and Magic, so far this year, she’s also worked with Kim Yoon-seok, Garbage (oops, I... More »


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Roaring Currents continues to smash records
by | August 19, 2014 | 69 Comments
Roaring Currents is on its way to breaking every Korean box office record possible. Greatest opening? Check — 680K people went to see it on opening day. Highest mid-week attendance? Yes, the movie handily broke earlier records, with 980K folks seeing it on a weekday. Greatest number of tickets sold in a single day? Yep,... More »


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Solid ensemble gathered for heartwarming family movie Jang-soo Company
by | August 19, 2014 | 10 Comments
Han Ji-min, Jo Jin-woong, Chanyeol Hitmaking film director Kang Je-kyu (Shiri, Taegukgi) has lined up a pretty robust cast for his next movie, which is titled (for now) Jang-soo Company, which sounds like a heartwarming multigenerational relationship drama that revolves around the redevelopment of a small neighborhood store, Jang-soo Mart, into the titular Jang-soo Company.... More »


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Kim Joo-hyuk and Sohn Ye-jin to reunite on big screen
by | August 18, 2014 | 11 Comments
Sohn Ye-jin (Shark) ended up turning down the fusion historical drama The King’s Face in favor of a movie, and has now confirmed that she’ll be starring in the thriller House Full of Happiness. And because not even one project in film and television this year can be reunion-less, Kim Joo-hyuk (Gu-am Heo Jun) is... More »