Archive for the ‘Chungmuro/Film News’ Category

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Yoon Eun-hye cast in period film Chronicle of a Blood Merchant
by | May 28, 2014 | 63 Comments
The already star-studded cast of Chronicle of a Blood Merchant just got a little shinier with the addition of Yoon Eun-hye, who will join—get this lineup—Ha Jung-woo, Ha Ji-won, Joo Jin-mo, Jo Jin-woong, Sung Dong-il, Kim Sung-kyun, Kim Young-ae, and Jang Gwang in the story about a merchant who sells blood to support his family.... More »


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50th Baeksang Arts Awards
by | May 27, 2014 | 192 Comments
Spread the love around must’ve been this year’s mantra at the 50th annual Baeksang Awards, where the (somewhat) best of both film and television come to pick up shiny trophies. Once you get past the initial Huh, what, why? of the nominee list, the winners list is no surprise. There wasn’t a big sweep by... More »


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Joo Ji-hoon reunites with Antique Bakery director
by | May 27, 2014 | 25 Comments
It’s not a done deal yet, but there’s a strong chance Joo Ji-hoon (Medical Top Team) will be reuniting with Antique Bakery director Min Kyu-dong in his newest project, a sageuk called The King’s Advisor. Joo Ji-hoon must just be really close to Min Kyu-dong and Hong Ji-young (they’re a married director couple and Joo... More »


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Daniel Henney and Jung Ryeo-won consider movie match-up
by | May 27, 2014 | 59 Comments
More old-school drama reunions! What’s in the water in dramaland these days? Next on the list of (potentially) reunited first-wave-Hallyu-lovers are Daniel Henney (Runaway Plan B, Spy) and Jung Ryeo-won (Medical Top Team, King of Dramas), who are both eyeing a new movie titled Mr. Beautiful. (First he’s Mr. Perfect, now he’s Mr. Beautiful. Well,... More »


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Lee Yubi up to reunite with Kim Woo-bin in Twenty
by | May 26, 2014 | 75 Comments
We’ll be getting an actress swap for the upcoming movie Twenty, and while I’d normally be bummed to see Jung So-min out of a role (she was offered the role previously), I can’t be too bummed because the idea of Lee Yubi (Gu Family Book, Nice Guy) being back together with Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) puts... More »


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Crime thriller Hwayi to get a Hollywood remake
by | May 24, 2014 | 27 Comments
Another Chungmuro property has been snapped up for a Hollywood remake, and this time it’s the dark thriller Hwayi: Boy Who Swallowed a Monster (also called A Monster Boy), which stars Yeo Jin-gu as a youngster raised by a group of criminals. The remake of Hwayi will be handled differently than previous Korea-to-Hollywood remakes, in... More »


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Jung So-min, Hong Jong-hyun pair up in horror-romance
by | May 24, 2014 | 35 Comments
Cute pairing alert! Jung So-min (Big Man, Could We Marry) and Hong Jong-hyun (Dating Agency Cyrano) have just been cast as the leads in an upcoming horror-romance movie called Alice. My first reaction to the casting was to think that they must’ve been coupled up before, only to realize my brain was making a few... More »


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Cast lined up for detective thriller Chronicle of Malice
by | May 20, 2014 | 15 Comments
Thankfully this is a movie, because I don’t know how many more cop dramas I can watch in one year, and with this cast I’d have to watch. Sohn Hyun-joo (Three Days) will be returning to the big screen to headline a detective thriller for his next project, and Daniel Choi (Big Man) has signed... More »


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Kim Young-kwang signs on to become God of Bath
by | May 19, 2014 | 88 Comments
Kim Young-kwang (Good Doctor) was just reported to be considering a drama (tvN’s Plus Nine Boys) but first he’s confirmed a new movie called God of Bath, which is based on a a webtoon of the same name. It almost sounds like a joke—and take a look at those images from the webtoon, which I... More »


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Kim Nam-gil to star with Jeon Do-yeon in The Rogue
by | May 18, 2014 | 26 Comments
Kim Nam-gil (Shark) will work for the first time opposite veteran actress Jeon Do-yeon in the upcoming movie The Rogue, written and directed by Oh Seung-wook (Kilimanjaro). The suspense film will be about an investigator on the hunt for a killer, the killer’s girlfriend, and the unexpected and carnal attraction that develops between the officer... More »


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Kang Hye-jung joins cast of How to Steal a Dog
by | May 17, 2014 | 24 Comments
Yay, quirky actress Kang Hye-jung (Marriage Plot, Miss Ripley) is returning to film with the big screen adaptation of Barbara O’ Connor’s children’s novel How to Steal a Dog. In the book, a young girl has her world turned upside-down when her father abandons the family. Her mom begins to work two jobs but still... More »