Posts Tagged ‘Ha Jung-woo’

Chungmuro/Film News
47th Baeksang Arts Awards
by | May 26, 2011 | 195 Comments
It’s too bad that Hyun Bin was missing from the 47th Baeksang Arts Awards, since he and his drama picked up a bunch of awards. (Alas, there’s that whole mandatory military thing.) Not only did he grab a Daesang in the TV portion (film Daesang went to Lee Byung-heon for his thriller I Saw the... More »

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Gong Hyo-jin and Ha Jung-woo’s Love Fiction
by | March 23, 2011 | 36 Comments
This sounds really cute: Gong Hyo-jin and Ha Jung-woo are teaming up for a romantic comedy titled Love Fiction, which features Ha as a timid novelist who falls in love at first sight with a charming woman (Gong). Ha’s character has exactly one successful novel to his name, but has fallen into a sophomore slump.... More »

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Trio of talent headlines suspense thriller The Client
by | October 31, 2010 | 29 Comments
Wow, with a cast like this, my interest is piqued: Ha Jung-woo (The Chaser), Park Hee-soon (A Barefoot Dream), and Jang Hyuk (Chuno, pictured above) have all been cast in a suspense thriller film called The Client. Ha Jung-woo plays a lawyer struggling to prove his client’s innocence of a murder charge. Jang plays the... More »

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46th Baeksang Arts Awards
by | March 26, 2010 | 154 Comments
The 46th Baeksang Arts Awards were held on March 26 in Seoul, which is one of the biggest awards ceremonies in the industry, in both television and film. Only, this year I’ve got to say my reaction at the winners was mostly: WTF, Baeksangs? Tags: awards, Choi Kang-hee, Daniel Choi, Go Hyun-jung, Ha Ji-won, Ha... More »

Celebrity News
Ha Jung-woo reveals his artwork
by | March 7, 2010 | 21 Comments
Actor Ha Jung-woo is exploring his creative side with an individual exhibit of his artwork (his first ever), which will be on display for the next month at a gallery in Yangpyeong, Kyeonggi-do. A recent spread in the March issue of Vogue magazine also featured a few of his paintings, pictured here. This opportunity came... More »

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Ji Jin-hee’s Parallel Life
by | February 9, 2010 | 11 Comments
Ji Jin-hee and Lee Jong-hyuk are both currently working on drama projects, and they also have a movie set to come out mid-month, the mystery-thriller Parallel Life, which is building up buzz online for its story: the main character draws connections between the murder of a family thirty years ago and a new case repeating... More »

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2009 Blue Dragon Film Awards
by | December 2, 2009 | 54 Comments
Kim Ok-bin, of vampire thriller “Thirst” It’s that time of year again: awards season! On December 2, the 30th Blue Dragon Film Awards were held at KBS Hall in Yoido, Seoul, hosted by actors Kim Hye-soo and Lee Beom-soo. Considering the recent slump in the Korean movie industry, it was a pretty good year for... More »

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Ha Jung-woo takes on a legal thriller
by | November 29, 2009 | 3 Comments
After much success in a thriller role (with The Chaser), film actor Ha Jung-woo is about to take on another thriller, the movie The Client [의뢰인], which is still the working title. (A production company source explains that the details aren’t finalized yet, but it appears as though the project will go through.) The legal... More »

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Take Off surpasses Friend on all-time box office list
by | October 4, 2009 | 10 Comments
Ha Jung-woo‘s big ski-jump movie Take Off [국가대표, or National Athlete] has had another great run over the Chuseok holiday weekend, and its overall ticket sales have now landed it as No. 8 on the all-time box office list in Korea. With more than 8.28 million viewers, the sports-comedy movie has pushed 2001’s Jang Dong-gun... More »

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Another big movie weekend: Take Off, Haeundae
by | September 6, 2009 | 4 Comments
Joining the club of 2009 blockbusters is the currently screening film Take Off, also called Ski Jump or National Athlete [국가대표]. The sports comedy starring Ha Jung-woo, Sung Dong-il, and Kim Ji-suk has been buoyed by favorable word-of-mouth buzz and has pulled in over 7 million viewers since its July 29 release. It also picked... More »

Celebrity News
Ha Jung-woo’s brother to make acting debut
by | August 9, 2009 | 2 Comments
While there are a few well-known sibling pairs in the acting world, I wouldn’t say there are a lot (you’ve got the Uhms and Kim Tae-hee and Lee Wan, among others). Now we may be getting another pair when the brother to film actor Ha Jung-woo makes his acting debut. Ha Jung-woo (The Chaser, My... More »