Archive for the ‘Chungmuro/Film News’ Category

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A Hard Day selected for Directors’ Fortnight
by | April 25, 2014 | 18 Comments
Action-packed thriller A Hard Day (or To The End, previous working title: To The Grave) has been selected to screen at Directors’ Fortnight, a parallel program to the Cannes Film Festival. The explosive movie stars Lee Seon-kyun (Miss Korea) as a cop who commits a fatal hit-and-run, then tries to conceal his error. Jo Jin-woong... More »


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Indie film Han Gong-ju boosted by favorable word of mouth
by | April 24, 2014 | 29 Comments
After garnering praise at last year’s Busan International Film Festival, Han Gong-ju debuted on big screens last week to positive reviews from the press and initial audiences. Given the favorable response after its film festival showings, the movie was released on April 17th at 181 theaters — pretty unheard of for a smaller, indie film.... More »


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Quirky Park Hae-il, Shin Mina rom-com hits theaters next month
by | April 22, 2014 | 28 Comments
The first posters and trailer are out for the movie Gyeongju, an offbeat romantic comedy depicting Park Hae-il (Aging Family) and Shin Mina (Arang and the Magistrate) as two individuals who start to fall for each other. Park Hae-il travels to the city of Gyeongju, in search of something he had seen at a teahouse... More »


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Kang Haneul, Jin Gu join cast of C’est Si Bon
by | April 20, 2014 | 22 Comments
The details are falling into place for C’est Si Bon, the highly anticipated retro film based on the rise of Korean folk music in the ‘70s, which will mix fiction and reality and hone in specifically on the iconic folk group Twin Folio. C’est Si Bon is the name of the legendary live music café... More »


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Ryu Seung-ryong and Lee Sung-min team up in mystery war movie
by | April 17, 2014 | 8 Comments
The Korean film industry seems to be taking it literally when people call Ryu Seung-ryong (Miracle in Cell No. 7) a hit-maker, because at this rate I’m pretty sure he’s about to star in every movie that gets made from here to eternity. If you kidnapped him, Ha Jung-woo, and Jung Jae-young, there might be... More »


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Seo Kang-joon to make movie debut in My Love, My Bride
by | April 16, 2014 | 28 Comments
Cutie Seo Kang-joon (Sly and Single Again, Suspicious Housekeeper) has joined the cast of My Love, My Bride, the remake of the eponymous 1990 film which starred veteran actor Park Joong-hoon and the late Choi Jin-shil as squabbling newlyweds. Shin Mina (Arang and the Magistrate) and Jo Jung-seok (You’re the Best, Lee Soon Shin) have... More »


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Eunjung’s screen comeback in My Boss, The Beginning
by | April 15, 2014 | 46 Comments
After riding out the bullying controversy from a couple of years ago, T-ara’s Eunjung (Queen Insoo, Dream High) has taken the leading female role in the upcoming My Boss, The Beginning. The movie is the fourth in the series of films (My Boss, My Hero; My Boss, My Teacher; The Mafia, The Salesman) following a... More »


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First posters and trailer for Crying Man
by | April 12, 2014 | 37 Comments
From gentleman to killer — Jang Dong-gun (A Gentleman’s Dignity) stars in the upcoming movie Crying Man as a professional assassin who makes a fatal mistake. When the mob/crime organization/bad guys contact him to correct his error and carry out one last hit, Kim Min-hee (Temperature of Love) is the target. We were told in... More »


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Kwon Sang-woo turns private eye for new movie
by | April 11, 2014 | 14 Comments
Kwon Sang-woo (Medical Top Team, Yawang) has confirmed his next project, which will take him back to the big screen for a mystery-crime movie titled Private Investigator. In it, the hero is a book rental shop owner with a passion for mystery novels who used to dream of being a police detective. So when his... More »


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Yeo Jin-gu dealt a blow by Fist Fighting
by | April 10, 2014 | 92 Comments
I feel really bad for Yeo Jin-gu (Potato Star 2013QR3, Hwa-yi) – he’s been let go from the blockbuster production Fist Fighting, and his reps are hopping mad. The movie, a futuristic martial arts thriller which will be written and helmed by director Park Kwang-hyun (Welcome to Dongmakgol), has been mired in issues since we... More »


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Song Hye-gyo in talks to headline Happy House
by | April 8, 2014 | 31 Comments
Two famous female Chungmuro power players, Song Hye-gyo (That Winter, The Wind Blows) and director Lee Kyung-mi (Crush and Blush or Miss Carrot) may team up for the upcoming film Happy House (or House Full of Happiness). Happy House marks the return of director Lee Kyung-mi after a six-year hiatus – she carefully selected the... More »