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Drama Casting & News
News bites: June 18, 2016
by | June 18, 2016 | 79 Comments
Choi Min-shik, Park Shin-hye Park Shin-hye (in upcoming Doctors) is positively considering joining Choi Min-shik in Silence (a working title), a remake of the Chinese film Silent Witness. In the legal thriller about a chaebol daughter who gets accused of killing her father’s fiance, Choi will play the chaebol, while Park would play his daughter’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 13, 2016
by | February 13, 2016 | 28 Comments
Gu Hara, Jo Yeo-jung Gu Hara (City Hunter) and Jo Yeo-jung (Divorce Lawyer in Love) are being courted for Babysitter, a four-episode special airing after the early conclusion of Moorim School on KBS. About an affluent household comprised of three children, their parents and a couple who cares for the kids, Gu is being wooed for... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 26, 2015
by | December 26, 2015 | 40 Comments
Jung Woo, Seolhyun With the Gods has successfully signed Ha Jung-woo, Cha Tae-hyun and Joo Ji-hoon, and the casting team is now courting Jung Woo (The Himalayas) and AOA’s Seolhyun (Orange Marmalade) to join in unspecified roles. The duo of reaper films based on the webtoon by Joo Ho-min and directed by Kim Yong-hwa (Take... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 5, 2015
by | July 5, 2015 | 21 Comments
Hyun Woo, Do Ji-han, Park Yoo-hwan Hyun Woo (Gap-dong) is positively considering a reunion with director Kim Seok-yoon and the writing duo behind the upcoming webtoon adaptation of Awl (he worked on both the recent Detective K movie and I Live in Cheongdam-dong with them). In the story about blue-collar workers who were unjustly let... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
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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2014 Blue Dragon Awards
by | December 17, 2014 | 104 Comments
As one of the biggest awards ceremonies in the industry, the 35th Blue Dragon Awards turned out a number of stars and covered a pretty good spread of titles in its winners list—a few films took home multiple trophies, but there wasn’t a single movie sweeping every category. It was nice to see a fair... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 13, 2014
by | December 13, 2014 | 37 Comments
Yoon Hyun-min has been confirmed for Falling For Innocence, which stars his good buddy Jung Kyung-ho and Kim So-yeon (I Need Romance 3) as a heart transplant patient and the woman his heart is in love with. This will be the third collaboration between Yoon and Jung, who became good friends on the set of... More »


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51st Grand Bell Awards
by | November 21, 2014 | 59 Comments
It’s time for the 51st Grand Bell Awards (Daejong Film Awards), the first of the major year-end award ceremonies, which celebrates achievement in film. There were actually a good number of big movies in 2014 to spread the love around, whether in box office numbers or critical acclaim, but the overwhelming theme seems to be:... More »


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Roaring Currents continues to smash records
by | August 19, 2014 | 69 Comments
Roaring Currents is on its way to breaking every Korean box office record possible. Greatest opening? Check — 680K people went to see it on opening day. Highest mid-week attendance? Yes, the movie handily broke earlier records, with 980K folks seeing it on a weekday. Greatest number of tickets sold in a single day? Yep,... More »


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Choi Min-shik dons Admiral Lee Soon-shin’s armor in Roaring Currents
by | June 21, 2014 | 22 Comments
Blockbuster film Roaring Currents (literal translation: Battle of Myeongryang, Whirlwind Sea) looks ahmaaazing, and I will be so bummed if it doesn’t live up to its hype. In it, veteran Hallyu star Choi Min-shik (who needs no introduction, but from New World, Oldboy, Shiri and No. 3, to name a few) has tackled the iconic... More »