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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 »


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Yoochun: The work itself is the prize
by | August 17, 2014 | 35 Comments
The cast of Sea Fog has been out promoting the Bong Joon-ho-produced late-summer blockbuster, which opened in theaters this week. Although it’s been 11 years since his debut, Yoochun is the movie rookie of the bunch, and he sat down for an interview on what it was like to participate on a film for the... More »


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Chun Woo-hee in web film Remarkable Woman
by | August 16, 2014 | 8 Comments
Chungmuro chameleon Chun Woo-hee (Vampire Idol) has been cast in Remarkable Woman, in a role quite different from her previous screen personas. The omnibus movie unites four rising independent film directors, who will each helm their own episode. Yoon Sung-ho (Dr. Jump, Milky Way Liberation Front) will direct the actress as she steps into the... More »


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The Informant races the clock to expose truth
by | August 14, 2014 | 18 Comments
A brief clip of the upcoming movie The Informant (also called Whistle Blower) has been released, and it looks gripping. The film is based on the true story of Hwang Woo-suk, the South Korean veterinarian (with a doctorate degree) and Seoul National University professor who received global press when he claimed to have successfully cloned... More »


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Tazza 2: Hand of God hits theaters next month
by | August 11, 2014 | 33 Comments
The long wait for TOP (Choi Seung-hyun) fans is nearly over. Tazza 2: Hand of God (let’s be real, they could have called it Tazza 2: Hand of TOP) is being released next month, and we’ll get to see how well the sequel does in comparison to the first movie, Tazza: The High Rollers, which... More »


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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 »