Posts Tagged ‘Ha Jung-woo’

Chungmuro/Film News
Ha Ji-won and Ha Jung-woo’s sweet courtship in Blood Merchant
by | November 22, 2014 | 32 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 »


Chungmuro/Film News
Hide and Seek leads the thriller-packed box office
by | August 19, 2013 | 29 Comments
We’ve got a couple of movies burning up the box office these days, and taking a look at the top of the charts would indicate we’re in thriller season. The big names of recent weeks have been Ha Jung-woo’s The Terror Live, Jang Hyuk and Su Ae’s contagion thriller The Flu, and the most recent... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Ha Jung-woo’s new thriller The Terror Live
by | June 1, 2013 | 18 Comments
Is it just me, or does Ha Jung-woo (The Berlin File) come out with a new movie every time I blink? Not that I’m complaining, of course. He’s got a new thriller due out this summer called The Terror Live, also going by 90 Minutes of Terror, about a radio news anchor who gets a... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Min-hee joins Band of Thieves
by | January 16, 2013 | 17 Comments
More news on Band of Thieves as it gears up to begin production: The film is an upcoming action film featuring a Robin Hood-y story of a Joseon hero who steals from corrupt rich noblemen and stands up for the disenfranchised masses, which is surprisingly becoming sort of a commonplace setup in dramaland these days.... More »