‘Jeon Do-yeon’

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Kim Nam-gil and Jeon Do-yeon get dangerously close in The Shameless
by | April 27, 2015 | 37 Comments
This might be a movie that I check out for the acting performances, though it’ll have to be a dark and gloomy kind of day to get me in the mood. Jeon Do-yeon (The Way Home, Countdown) and Kim Nam-gil (Pirates, Shark) pair up for the “hardboiled melo” The Shameless, about a detective who goes... More »

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Movie Review: Harmonium in My Memory (1999)
by | January 4, 2015 | 14 Comments
I think one of the best topics for nostalgia films is the first crush. The crushes of our youths seem to be the kind of topic that always comes up when we meet with old friends and I think that’s true of cinema as well. Certainly with Korean cinema; nostalgia films are an old enterprise... 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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Kim Nam-gil to star with Jeon Do-yeon in The Rogue
by | May 18, 2014 | 26 Comments
Kim Nam-gil (Shark) will work for the first time opposite veteran actress Jeon Do-yeon in the upcoming movie The Rogue, written and directed by Oh Seung-wook (Kilimanjaro). The suspense film will be about an investigator on the hunt for a killer, the killer’s girlfriend, and the unexpected and carnal attraction that develops between the officer... More »

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Jeon Do-yeon, Kim Yoon-seok up for A Man and a Woman
by | February 23, 2014 | 12 Comments
Silver screen veterans Jeon Do-yeon (The Way Home, Secret Sunshine) and Kim Yoon-seok (Hwa-yi, The Thieves) are in talks to star in the upcoming film A Man and a Woman. Lee Yoon-ki (Come Rain, Come Shine) is set to direct, b.o.m Film Productions will produce, and CJ Entertainment will distribute the movie. A Man And... More »

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Jeon Do-yeon’s based-on-a-true-story thriller The Way Home
by | November 3, 2013 | 24 Comments
Jeon Do-yeon (Countdown, The Housemaid) and Go Soo (Empire of Gold) have a new movie set to premiere next month, and the teaser is out for The Way Home, which looks to be a dramatic thriller with strong performances from its leads. Not that Jeon Do-yeon ever phones it in; called the “Cannes Queen” (for... More »

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Lee Byung-heon and Jeon Do-yeon reunite in action revenge sageuk
by | July 14, 2013 | 30 Comments
It looks like we’ve got a pretty epic movie reunion on the way — Lee Byung-heon (Gwanghae, The Man Who Became King) is going from Joseon royalty to Goryeo warrior in the upcoming action sageuk Gallant Woman: Memory of the Sword, starring Jeon Do-yeon (Countdown) as the best sword-fighter in all of Goryeo. Badass. It’s... More »

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Go Soo and Jeon Do-yeon take The Road Home
by | December 15, 2012 | 12 Comments
I wonder how many onscreen husband and wife pairings this movie’s going to make before they actually shoot the thing. Upcoming thriller The Road Home already lost one couple, so hopefully this one will stick. Jeon Do-yeon (Countdown, Housemaid) and Go Soo (Bandage, Psychic) are reportedly next in line at the altar to become Mr.... More »

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Jeon Do-yeon to play a drug-smuggling housewife
by | August 17, 2011 | 28 Comments
From housemaid to housewife? Jeon Do-yeon (The Housemaid) currently has a film waiting to hit theaters, but she’s already looking at her next project. Jeon is set to return in her next film as an ordinary housewife-turned-drug-mule in The Road Home. The film is based on a true story, and Jeon will play a woman... More »

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Sneak peek at Jeon Do-yeon’s Countdown
by | August 2, 2011 | 43 Comments
So there are a lot of big movies coming this fall, but this is one that I’ve been eagerly anticipating, and the trailer does not disappoint. Countdown looks slick, sexy, and badass. Just a straight-up con job with two awesome actors? What’s not to love about that? Jeon Do-yeon (The Housemaid) stars as a mysterious... More »

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Jeon Do-yeon returns with Countdown
by | January 9, 2011 | 18 Comments
Cannes queen Jeon Do-yeon (The Housemaid, Lovers in Prague) is set to return to the big screen this year with an action film called Countdown. She’ll be playing a con-artist, whose description I already love: “everything about her, except the fact that she breathes, is a lie.” Nice. She’ll be playing opposite Jung Jae-young (Moss,... More »