Archive for the ‘Chungmuro/Film News’ Category

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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 | 76 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 »


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Im Soo-jung, Lee Jong-seok courted to join Jo Jung-seok in Time Renegade
by | May 14, 2014 | 43 Comments
Steadily employed film actress Im Soo-jung (All About My Wife) has been offered another plum role. She’s still considering, but if she accepts, she’ll play the female lead in Time Renegade, a melodramatic movie about a man in the past and a man in the present who use all of their efforts to change one... More »


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Oh Snap! Ghost Story of a Girl
by | May 13, 2014 | 59 Comments
Ack, horror movie posters! Once you see ‘em, you can’t get them out of your head. Here are the posters (and a couple of stills) from Ghost Story of a Girl, which once was titled Girl’s Grave and stars Kim So-eun as a ghost girl who’s lost her memory and Kang Haneul as the teenage... More »


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Jung Woo-sung and Kim Haneul pair up in amnesia romance-melo
by | May 13, 2014 | 29 Comments
Casting is now confirmed on the movie Forget Me Not, which will star Jung Woo-sung and Kim Haneul as love interests (yay). We’d mentioned this when the casting was first teased as a possibility; more details are out about the plot now, and the movie sounds more poignantly romantic than it did at the outset.... More »