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Chungmuro/Film News
2016 Blue Dragon Awards
by | November 25, 2016 | 75 Comments
The 37th Blue Dragon Awards opened with a star-studded red carpet and awarded the biggest films of the past year, which included The Wailing, The Handmaiden, Dongju: The Portrait of Poet, and Train to Busan. The big winner among them was Inside Men, the timely political thriller about uncovering the shady relationship between a chaebol... More »


Drama Casting & News
Bae Doo-na considers drama comeback in OCN thriller The Voice
by | September 19, 2016 | 30 Comments
If there’s one recent trend in dramaland that makes me happy, it’s the one bringing all of Chungmuro’s leading ladies back to the small screen. Bae Doo-na (Tunnel, Jupiter Ascending) is the next film actress considering a drama comeback — she’s been offered the leading role in the new OCN series The Voice and is... More »


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Ha Jung-woo gets trapped in new thriller Tunnel
by | August 8, 2016 | 8 Comments
New movie Tunnel is a heart-pounding thriller about a man trapped underground, from award-winning director Kim Sung-hoon (A Hard Day). In it, Ha Jung-woo (Agasshi) stars as an ordinary company man who is driving home from work, when suddenly the tunnel he’s in collapses around him. Bae Doo-na (Jupiter Ascending) plays his wife, whose steady... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 9, 2016
by | January 9, 2016 | 57 Comments
Jo In-sung, Jung Woo-sung It’s too bad Im Soo-jung declined an offer to play the wife of Jo In-sung in The King, the film about a prosecutor (Jo) and his gangster friend who together will attempt to manipulate a powerful prosecutor sunbae. While the roles of Jo’s wife and neighborhood friend haven’t been filled yet,... More »


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Ha Jung-woo, Bae Doo-na headline new thriller Tunnel
by | November 24, 2015 | 25 Comments
The cast has been confirmed for the newest project from award-winning writer-director Kim Sung-hoon of the gritty crime thriller A Hard Day. His new film, called Tunnel, is kind of self-explanatory once you hear the plot: A man gets trapped inside a tunnel when it caves in on him, and the movie is about the... More »


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51st Baeksang Arts Awards
by | May 26, 2015 | 218 Comments
The Baeksang Arts Awards are back with their 51st installment, awarding prizes in both film and television. Most of the entries were fairly predictable, though the night wasn’t without a few surprise wins. One of the big surprises was variety PD Na Young-seok being named the Daesang winner in the TV category; although I wouldn’t... More »


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Bae Doo-na returns to Korean film in The Romantic
by | February 13, 2015 | 14 Comments
As one of a small handful of successful crossover stars, it seems like Bae Doo-na (Jupiter Ascending) is pretty much in a new project every other day. With two more collaborations with the Wachowskis under her belt — the movie Jupiter Ascending and the Netflix TV series Sense8 — this year she has plans to... More »


Drama Casting & News
Bae Doo-na films in Seoul for sci-fi series Sense8
by | September 23, 2014 | 14 Comments
As previously mentioned, Bae Doo-na is back in Korea and busily filming, though not for a Korean production. She’s been cast in Sense8, a television series that’ll mark her third collaboration with Hollywood producers the Wachowskis (after Cloud Atlas and Jupiter Ascending), which is planned for a Netflix run to launch in 2015. Sense8 is... More »


Drama Casting & News
Bae Doo-na returns to Seoul to film Netflix show Sense8
by | September 11, 2014 | 24 Comments
The Wachowskis (of The Matrix trilogy, Speed Racer, and Cloud Atlas) are behind a new Netflix show titled Sense8, about eight strangers located around the world who simultaneously experience an intense telepathic vision, and afterwards are irrevocably mentally linked. Filming began in June, and after having hit several exotic locales (Iceland, Kenya), cameras for the... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Take Care of My Cat
by | November 18, 2013 | 22 Comments
School is a tremendously influential social experience for many Koreans; often the friends you make in the classroom can be your friends for life. And yet, it’s a common experience that even the closest of friends in school can find themselves drifting apart in its wake. Take Care of My Cat, the debut feature by writer-director Jung... More »