Posts Tagged ‘Ha Jung-woo’

Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 20, 2014
by | December 20, 2014 | 16 Comments
Lee Je-hoon (Secret Door) and Go Ara (You’re All Surrounded) have not only confirmed Detective Hong Gil-dong, but they’ve already started filming — hooray! Go Ara will play a Watson-type to Lee’s Sherlock-ish character, while Park Geun-hyung (awww, Geun-hyung halbae) will play the elusive villain that the otherwise successful detective has been tracking for twenty... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Min-hee joins Park Chan-wook’s new film Agasshi
by | December 9, 2014 | 12 Comments
Casting has been finalized on director Park Chan-wook’s next movie Agasshi (or Young Lady), and it looks like we’ll finally get that Kim Min-hee (Crying Man) and Ha Jung-woo pairing that almost happened for Kundo: Age of the Rampant. Kim Min-hee will be headlining the period crime melodrama alongside newcomer Kim Tae-ri (pictured below), a... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
First teaser for warm human comedy Chronicle of a Blood Merchant
by | December 6, 2014 | 30 Comments
This movie has such an unexpected romantic-comedy feel to it, which surprised me even after I saw the first lighthearted stills. The first teaser is out for Chronicle of a Blood Merchant, the second feature directed by Ha Jung-woo (Kundo: Age of the Rampant), who also stars in the project alongside Ha Ji-won (Empress Ki).... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Ha Ji-won and Ha Jung-woo’s sweet courtship in Blood Merchant
by | November 22, 2014 | 36 Comments
Aw, I can’t wait to see this pairing onscreen — Ha Jung-woo’s second directorial feature Chronicle of a Blood Merchant has released its first set of production stills in preparation for a January premiere, which offer a peek at the first date between Ha Jung-woo (Kundo: Age of the Rampant), who also stars in the... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Ha Jung-woo to star in Park Chan-wook’s Agasshi
by | November 5, 2014 | 32 Comments
Buzz is in the air with the announcement of the first collaboration between Chungmuro heavyweights Ha Jung-woo (Kundo, The Terror Live) and Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, Joint Security Area). Director Park is returning to Korean film after a six-year break with a new movie called Agasshi (Young Lady), an adaptation of the Sarah Waters novel Fingersmith,... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoon Eun-hye cast in period film Chronicle of a Blood Merchant
by | May 28, 2014 | 63 Comments
The already star-studded cast of Chronicle of a Blood Merchant just got a little shinier with the addition of Yoon Eun-hye, who will join—get this lineup—Ha Jung-woo, Ha Ji-won, Joo Jin-mo, Jo Jin-woong, Sung Dong-il, Kim Sung-kyun, Kim Young-ae, and Jang Gwang in the story about a merchant who sells blood to support his family.... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Ha Jung-woo’s band of outlaws runs rampant
by | May 8, 2014 | 36 Comments
Is it finally actually time for a peek at this movie? Here’s the first teaser for Ha Jung-woo and Kang Dong-won’s new action sageuk Kundo: Age of the Rampant (I’ve been calling it Band of Thieves, which is what kundo means). The character posters for the ensemble cast are fantastically pretty, but the thing I’m... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: The Berlin File
by | February 16, 2014 | 24 Comments
Sweeping both the domestic box office as well as last year’s biggest awards ceremonies, espionage thriller The Berlin File edged out fellow spy film Covertly, Grandly to take its place as the fifth highest grossing film of 2013 behind films like The Face Reader and Miracle In Cell No. 7, which have been on my... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Ha Jung-woo directs new feature co-starring Ha Ji-won
by | February 4, 2014 | 37 Comments
With the number of films Ha Jung-woo has done, he’d be perfect to use as the basis for a Chungmuro-style “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” game, though as with anything Korean, Three Degrees would probably be more appropriate. Hot on the heels of news announcing potential project Assassination (with Jeon Ji-hyun and Lee Jung-jae), he... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Jeon Ji-hyun considers her next project with A-list team
by | January 27, 2014 | 60 Comments
Well, teaming up with one of her Thieves partners worked out well for Jeon Ji-hyun (her current rom-com You From Another Star with Kim Soo-hyun is a hit), so perhaps reuniting with another of its co-stars and its director will yield more success. She is currently entertaining an offer to take on Director Choi Dong-hoon’s... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
First posters and stills for Ha Jung-woo and Kang Dong-won’s action sageuk
by | January 4, 2014 | 31 Comments
Has it been forever that they’ve been making this movie, or am I just really really impatient and excited to see it? Here’s our first tiny peek at Band of Thieves (also going by the title KUNDO: Age of the Rampant), starring Ha Jung-woo (The Terror Live) and Kang Dong-won (Psychic) in his feature-length army... More »