Archive for the ‘Chungmuro/Film News’ Category

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Jung Woo and Lee Kwang-soo as potential Good Friends
by | November 29, 2013 | 38 Comments
They’re calling this the match-up of the It Boys: Jung Woo (currently winning hearts—and breaking them, sniff—in Answer Me 1994) and Running Man/Nice Guy/Goddess of Fire Jung-yi star Lee Kwang-soo are both up for a new movie titled Good Friends. Both sides have confirmed receiving offers and are reportedly in the “considering favorably” stage of... More »

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Rain takes Hollywood movie The Prince as comeback role
by | November 26, 2013 | 83 Comments
Rain is out of the army and heading back to work, skipping Chungmuro to head straight to Hollywood with a movie called The Prince. He’ll get to show off some action moves as he stars alongside Bruce Willis and John Cusack in the Brian A. Miller-directed thriller. The plot unfolds as a former mob enforcer... More »

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Park Ki-woong cast as zombie in omnibus film
by | November 24, 2013 | 25 Comments
Well you can never fault Park Ki-woong (Covertly, Grandly) for playing it safe. I love that he always picks something new and different to play, and more importantly does it all with gusto. This time he’s taking on his first zombie role in a 3-D omnibus film directed in three parts by Han Ji-seung (Papa),... More »

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1994′s Sohn Ho-joon joins Lee Jung-jae in action thriller
by | November 24, 2013 | 32 Comments
Yay for Answer Me 1994’s cast moving up in the world. I’m sure we’ll hear about lots of new projects on the horizon for the whole cast of the hit cable show, especially with so many of them having come from the film world to begin with. The first to score a new gig is... More »

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2013 Blue Dragon Film Awards
by | November 22, 2013 | 106 Comments
Fall marks the start of awards season, and today we have the 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards, one of the major film industry ceremonies, along with the Grand Bell (Daejong) Awards earlier this month and the Baeksang Awards in the spring. You’ll recognize many familiar faces, not just from the other festivals and ceremonies this... More »

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Gong Yoo considers grim reaper role in new fantasy saga
by | November 22, 2013 | 51 Comments
Woohoo. Well I don’t know about you, but I’ve never met a fictional grim reaper I didn’t like. Popular fantasy webtoon With the Gods, about life in the afterlife populated with gods and mortals, is being turned into a big-budget blockbuster movie saga by the producers behind Gwanghae, The Man Who Became King, and has... More »

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Kim Woo-bin and Lee Hyun-woo courted for heist movie
by | November 18, 2013 | 70 Comments
I’m totally taking this maybe-casting with a huge grain of salt, but it’d be great if it worked out. Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) and Lee Hyun-woo (Coverty, Grandly) are currently being courted to star in a new heist movie called The Professionals by Trinity Entertainment, aka the producers behind Kim Woo-bin’s current hit gangster sequel Friend... More »

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Teaser and posters for chase rom-com Catch Me
by | November 16, 2013 | 38 Comments
Hee, I like the poster concept for Joo-won and Kim Ah-joong’s new romantic comedy movie Catch Me. There’s just inherent comedy in Joo-won grabbing Kim Ah-joong’s ankle to catch her; sure he’s the cop chasing the cat burglar, but it also has the double meaning of him being the clingy one in the relationship who... More »

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A lawbreaking bad guy role for Yoo Ah-in?
by | November 14, 2013 | 31 Comments
Yoo Ah-in (Jang Ok-jung, Live By Love) has a potential new movie in the works, and is in the “considering favorably” stage of the casting stage. The movie is titled Veteran and unfolds as an ex-detective pursues a lawbreaking young chaebol, which means Yoo Ah-in would be wading into bad-guy waters. As far as I’m... More »

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Jung Jae-young and Daniel Choi in time slip thriller
by | November 10, 2013 | 36 Comments
And just when you thought you’d seen your last wormhole, here’s another set of time-travelers, coming your way. Jung Jae-young (Our Sunhi), Daniel Choi (School 2013), and Kim Ok-bin (Sword and Flower) star in a new sci-fi thriller movie called Eleven O’Clock, about a set of researchers who travel ahead one day in the future... More »

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Oh Ji-ho lines up opposites-attract romantic comedy
by | November 9, 2013 | 25 Comments
With Oh Ji-ho’s upcoming cable drama Ghost Detective getting pushed back till next year, he’s made some time in his schedule to take on a movie before then. Titled Rude Woman, Harsh Man, it sounds like a cute romance with just enough quirk to liven up a standard opposites-attract setup. The movie unfolds upon the... More »