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Yeo Jin-gu in talks to lead fantasy blockbuster
by | February 6, 2014 | 33 Comments
Right, so there was actual news about Yeo Jin-gu, which I was reading before I got distracted by pretty pictures. This one is an update of a big-budget blockbuster that was in planning for years and then stalled due to production delays, titled Fist Fighting, and although it lost Jo In-sung (who was cast a... More »


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Park Ki-woong joins Han Chae-ah in Made In China
by | February 5, 2014 | 36 Comments
Casting finalizations are in for the Kim Ki-duk Film production Made In China, with Han Chae-ah now confirmed (having been previously considering) and Park Ki-woong joining her as leading man. Aw, Shunji and Rie, together again. (Hopefully not at each other’s throats in murderous-conflict-slash-tragic-commiseration this time around.) Tags: Han Chae-ah, Park Ki-woong... More »


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Ha Jung-woo directs new feature co-starring Ha Ji-won
by | February 4, 2014 | 37 Comments
With the number of films Ha Jung-woo has done, he’d be perfect to use as the basis for a Chungmuro-style “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” game, though as with anything Korean, Three Degrees would probably be more appropriate. Hot on the heels of news announcing potential project Assassination (with Jeon Ji-hyun and Lee Jung-jae), he... More »


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Cast of conspiracy thriller Tabloid suits up for the cameras
by | February 3, 2014 | 19 Comments
Well when the cast of your movie is four charismatic screen actors, you’d be crazy not to gather them for a photo shoot, no? Kim Kang-woo’s latest project Tabloid: Dangerous Rumor is getting ready to open in a few weeks, and 1st Look rounded up the leading man foursome for a cheeky photo spread with... More »


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Yoo Ah-in up for action-noir Hundred Years’ War
by | February 2, 2014 | 14 Comments
Add one more project to Yoo Ah-in’s ever-growing to-do list; he’s got one movie and one drama already in the works, and now he’s in negotiations to appear in another movie, an action-noir period film titled Hundred Years’ War. (The other confirmed projects are the movie Veteran with Hwang Jung-min, in which he plays a... More »
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Kim Hee-ae prepares to wring tears in Elegant Lie
by | February 1, 2014 | 21 Comments
Kim Hee-ae is on quite the streak these days. Her first stint on variety with Noonas Over Flowers has wrapped to rave reviews, she’s got a steamy noona romance drama on the way with Yoo Ah-in, and her latest movie is getting ready to hit theaters. So many things, and the year’s barely begun. The... More »


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Yeon Woo-jin and Jung Yumi lead cast for 3-D horror movie
by | February 1, 2014 | 15 Comments
I’m pretty sure horror is scary enough without the third dimension getting involved, but nevertheless, people continue to search for new ways to scare more pants off of people. New horror movie Tunnel 3-D comes from the producers behind The Webtoon: Foretold Murder (which I’m still too much of a wimp to watch), and has... More »


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Lee Jong-hyuk considers psychopath role
by | January 31, 2014 | 31 Comments
Wow, what a change from varietyland’s cuddly papa and dramaland’s rom-com hero. Lee Jong-hyuk wasn’t messing around when he said he’d be focusing on a big acting transformation. After parting ways with hit variety show Dad! Where Are We Going? as Season 1 came to a close, Lee Jong-hyuk is leaving his Dating Agency Cyrano... More »


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Kang Haneul and Kim So-eun as human boy and ghost girl
by | January 30, 2014 | 42 Comments
This casting for Girl’s Grave is still being finalized, but if it goes through Kim So-eun (Horse Healer) will be heading to the big screen for a horror movie, playing out a popular trope of recent years as a ghost who pairs with a human who helps her set right an injustice. Kang Haneul (Heirs,... More »


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Kim Woo-bin and Lee Hyun-woo headline ensemble for caper flick
by | January 29, 2014 | 38 Comments
Yay, the next big heist movie is shaping up rather nicely. The new caper flick The Professionals has been courting Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) and Lee Hyun-woo (Covertly, Grandly) to lead an ensemble of thieves, and both actors have signed on to star. I think I’m going to enjoy watching them steal things. With a side... More »


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Chilling character posters for Lee Min-ki’s thriller Monster
by | January 27, 2014 | 50 Comments
There isn’t a whole lot of new information on Lee Min-ki’s new movie Monster, but they released character posters, and well, just take a gander. You’re welcome. This is the thriller that began shooting last May, and stars Lee Min-ki as a cold-blooded serial killer. Uh, if those hash marks tattooed into his back are... More »