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Song Il-kook turns murderer for revenge film Tattooist
by | January 4, 2014 | 42 Comments
Song Il-kook (Fermentation Family, Crime Squad, A Man Called God) usually plays hero types, but he’s ready for a change as he takes on a serial killer role in a new movie titled Tattooist. Like jabbing needle to skin repeatedly needed to be a more harrowing experience. I’ve seen Song’s name floated for this project... More »

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Go Soo re-teams with Han Hyo-joo for experimental art film
by | January 2, 2014 | 25 Comments
Go Soo (Empire of Gold) must be on a short film kick: He has already signed on to one co-starring Moon Chae-won called The Day Min-woo Arrives, and now he’s adding another one to his schedule. It’s titled View of Mount Myohyang and he’ll be re-teaming with Han Hyo-joo, with whom he starred in the... More »

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Joo-won considers folk band biopic
by | January 2, 2014 | 40 Comments
Joo-won is lining up the movie projects lately, so much that I’m worried he won’t have time for dramas in 2014. The horror. Don’t leave dramaland, okay? He’s considering a new movie called C’est Si Bon, named for the hit ’70s-’80s Korean folk band. It’s going to be a biopic about the band members when... More »

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Ha Ji-won leads trio of badass fighters in The Huntresses
by | January 1, 2014 | 42 Comments
It’s been quite a year for Ha Ji-won; perhaps her streak will continue into the new year with her upcoming sageuk comedy movie The Huntresses, which releases later this month (aaaaaaah it’s 2014 already). (The title is literally translated as Joseon Trio of Beauties, which is decidedly clunkier than its English-language title, so we’re goin’... More »

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Joo-won, Sulli take on Fashion King adaptation
by | December 28, 2013 | 68 Comments
Joo-won’s potential casting for the webtoon-turned-movie Fashion King was floated previously, and now he has confirmed that the film will be his next project, alongside idol-actress Sulli (To the Beautiful You) and Kim Sung-oh (When a Man Loves, Secret Garden). The role will have Joo-won playing a high school student, which may be a little... More »

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Jo Yeo-jung considers rom-com movie Working Girl
by | December 26, 2013 | 21 Comments
The romantic-comedy movie All About My Wife was a hit in 2012, so there’s definite interest in seeing whether its producers can make another one with its follow-up movie, which is tentatively titled Working Girl and currently in talks with Jo Yeo-jung to sign her on as leading lady. Initial reports mistakenly called Working Girl... More »

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Shim Eun-kyung’s grandma body-swap comedy Suspicious Girl
by | December 24, 2013 | 42 Comments
Man, I love a good body-swap movie. I hope this one is as funny as it looks. Here’s a look at the posters, trailer, and stills for Shim Eun-kyung’s new young-again body-swap comedy Suspicious Girl (also going by the English title Miss Granny), about a 74-year-old grandma who suddenly gets zapped back into her twentysomething... More »

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Song Kang-ho and Im Shi-wan in The Attorney
by | December 23, 2013 | 16 Comments
And another Song Kang-ho film takes the box office. Here’s a peek at the new movie The Attorney that opened in first place with 1.7 million tickets sold this past weekend, about a tax lawyer who ends up taking on a human rights case when a student activist (played by Im Shi-wan) gets unfairly jailed... More »

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Go Soo pairs with Moon Chae-won as lifelong lovers
by | December 19, 2013 | 31 Comments
Go Soo and Moon Chae-won are being paired together—yay! But… the project is only a short film—pooh? The project is called The Day Min-woo Arrives and it comes from famed writer-director-producer Kang Je-kyu, whose previous productions include Shiri, Taegukgi, and My Way. So while it may be a smaller project, it’s still rather high-profile, so... More »

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Kim Rae-won joins Lee Min-ho in Gangnam Blues
by | December 18, 2013 | 104 Comments
Now that Heirs is finally in our rear-view mirror (Whoops, did that sound too happy?) Lee Min-ho is gearing up for his new movie Gangnam Blues, the ’70s action noir about the shady dealings behind the real estate development of Gangnam. He now has a co-star in Kim Rae-won (My Little Hero), who has signed... More »

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Park Bo-young and Lee Jong-seok go back to school
by | December 16, 2013 | 58 Comments
Yay, I can’t wait to watch Park Bo-young (A Werewolf Boy) tear it up as a high school jjang. Throwback ’80s movie Hot Blooded Youth is getting ready to premiere next month, and has released a set of teaser posters for the foursome who will rule the school. The posters are fantastically retro and comic-booky,... More »