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Sea Fog to stir box office waters this week
by | August 10, 2014 | 37 Comments
After a year of waiting, Sea Fog, Yoochun’s big screen debut alongside veteran Kim Yoon-seok, is finally being released next week. Produced by hit director Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer, The Host) and directed by first-timer Shim Sung-bo, the movie has generated a lot of buzz, not only because it is based on a popular 2007 theatrical... More »


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Park Bo-young, Eom Ji-won begin filming Girl
by | August 9, 2014 | 18 Comments
Freeeeaky. Filming has begun on mystery/horror movie Girl, with Park Bo-young (Hot-Blooded Youth, A Werewolf Boy) taking on the role of a student named Joo-ran, who transfers to a boarding school for convalescents in a coastal town in northern Korea. The movie is set in 1938, prior to the division of Korea, and something about... More »


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Jeon Do-yeon and Gong Yoo to play forbidden lovers
by | August 8, 2014 | 62 Comments
So the plot seems to have been modified a little bit—A Man And A Woman, originally about middle-aged lovers, has now confirmed veteran Hallyu star Jeon Do-yeon in the lead role, and Gong Yoo (tell me you didn’t fall in love with him after Coffee Prince or Biscuit Teacher Star Candy?) taking the part of... More »


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Lee Seo-jin completes Moon Chae-won’s love triangle in Today’s Romance
by | August 5, 2014 | 23 Comments
So it IS still about three men and a woman, after all. Production on Today’s Romance (previously titled Three Men’s Woman) has begun, and Lee Seo-jin (Grandpas Over Flowers) is a last-minute addition. He’ll join the set as soon as he wraps Wonderful Season this weekend (which, wow, those 50 episodes seem to have flown... More »


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Kwon Sang-woo to play activist assassin?
by | August 2, 2014 | 12 Comments
Kwon Sang-woo is being courted to play a famed activist for Korean independence, Ahn Jung-geun, in a joint Chinese-Korean production with a notable director attached — renowned helmsman Zhang Yimou (House of Flying Daggers, Hero, To Live). Kwon has confirmed receipt of an offer to lead the biopic, titled Jibi Jibi (the Chinese word for... More »


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Lee Chung-ah, Chun Min-hee join Battle of Yeonpyeong
by | July 29, 2014 | 11 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 | 56 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 | 41 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 | 13 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 »