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Drama Casting & News
Fantasy romance Goblin secures main cast and PD
by | August 29, 2016 | 124 Comments
So it’ll be a reunion between writer and PD after all: PD Lee Eung-bok of KBS’s monster hit Descended From the Sun has been confirmed for Goblin, writer Kim Eun-sook’s next drama over at tvN. PD Lee very recently quit his post at KBS, and as suspected, the timing coincided perfectly for him to reunite... More »


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Song Kang-ho, a spy or not, in Age of Shadows
by | August 26, 2016 | 20 Comments
Espionage thriller Age of Shadows is coming out this September, starring actors Song Kang-ho (Sado) and Gong Yoo (Train to Busan). It has been the focus of much attention due to the fact that it’s the first Korean-language movie project to be financed by Warner Brothers. Age of Shadows takes place during the period of... More »


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Kim Go-eun offered lead opposite Gong Yoo in fantasy romance Goblin
by | May 25, 2016 | 138 Comments
Ah! I’d be more than happy to see Kim Go-eun (Cheese in the Trap) paired alongside Gong Yoo (Train to Busan) for his upcoming fantasy-romance drama Goblin for tvN, to be written by Descended From the Sun star writer Kim Eun-sook, so it’s good news to hear that she’s been offered the role and is... More »


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Train to Busan brings zombie apocalypse to Cannes
by | May 13, 2016 | 32 Comments
Dun, dun, dun! The zombie apocalypse has reached Korea. An unknown virus has spread throughout Seoul and there’s only one safe haven, Busan. New action thriller film Train to Busan is about the passengers of one KTX bullet train and their struggle to survive an unholy terror, and it just had its world premiere on... More »


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Gong Yoo confirms writer Kim Eun-sook’s fantasy drama Goblin
by | April 20, 2016 | 159 Comments
The new drama from Descended From the Sun writer Kim Eun-sook finally has a working title, a story, a timeslot, and a leading man: Gong Yoo (A Man and a Woman, Big) has signed on to headline, and the series is due to air on tvN in November, as expected. It’s called Goblin, and it’ll... More »


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Gong Yoo courted to headline writer Kim Eun-sook’s tvN drama
by | April 16, 2016 | 122 Comments
With mega-hit Descended From the Sun already in her rearview mirror, star writer Kim Eun-sook is going full-steam ahead on her next project, her untitled fall series for cable network tvN. An offer is currently out to Gong Yoo (Big) to be her next leading man, and he’s considering favorably. At this point, I’m sure... More »


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Gong Yoo, Song Kang-ho headline occupation-era thriller
by | May 12, 2015 | 23 Comments
Director Kim Jee-woon (I Saw the Devil, The Good, the Bad, the Weird) is back with a new action movie, a period piece set during the Japanese occupation called Secret Agent. It’s no surprise that he went straight to Song Kang-ho (The Attorney) to reunite for what will be their fourth collaboration since 1998’s Quiet... More »


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Gong Yoo boards a zombie train with Busan Line
by | September 17, 2014 | 28 Comments
Famed animated feature director Yeon Sang-ho (The Fake, King of Pigs) kept his cards close to his chest during an interview last year; when asked if he had any plans on making a live-action film, he downplayed the possibility. Now comes the news that he will spin-off the upcoming animated zombie movie Seoul Station with... More »
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Jeon Do-yeon and Gong Yoo to play forbidden lovers
by | August 8, 2014 | 63 Comments
So the plot seems to have been modified a little bit—A Man And A Woman, originally about middle-aged lovers, has now confirmed veteran Hallyu star Jeon Do-yeon in the lead role, and Gong Yoo (tell me you didn’t fall in love with him after Coffee Prince or Biscuit Teacher Star Candy?) taking the part of... More »


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High-octane thrills for fugitive Gong Yoo in The Suspect
by | December 1, 2013 | 43 Comments
Sure, it’s a pretty timeworn formula to make your blockbuster action movie about a super spy who’s been left to fend for himself in a strange land, but hell, I’ve seen the Bourne trilogy more times than I can count, so it’s not like I’d say no to slick, pulse-pounding thrills. Plus, Gong Yoo. His... More »