Posts Tagged ‘Jo Jung-seok’

Chungmuro/Film News
51st Grand Bell Awards
by | November 21, 2014 | 59 Comments
It’s time for the 51st Grand Bell Awards (Daejong Film Awards), the first of the major year-end award ceremonies, which celebrates achievement in film. There were actually a good number of big movies in 2014 to spread the love around, whether in box office numbers or critical acclaim, but the overwhelming theme seems to be:... More »


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Jo Jung-seok offered leading role in newsroom thriller
by | November 12, 2014 | 17 Comments
How much do I love that Jo Jung-seok (You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin) has worked his way up to being a comedic AND dramatic leading man? It doesn’t feel so long ago that he was just Lee Je-hoon’s unforgettable best friend in Introduction to Architecture, and now he’s headlining movies on his own left and... More »


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2014 Busan International Film Festival’s opening red carpet
by | October 2, 2014 | 59 Comments
It’s red carpet season! I both love and hate awards/festival season (fall-winter, mostly) because on one hand, it’s never a burden to look at scores of beautiful people strutting a formal event looking (mostly) their best, but on the other, these posts can be massive and a pain to compile. But let our pain be... More »


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Pants-dropping highs and bickering lows in My Love My Bride
by | August 25, 2014 | 27 Comments
Gah, I can’t wait for this movie to come out. Jo Jung-seok (You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin) and Shin Mina (Arang and the Magistrate) are getting hitched this fall in the romantic comedy My Love My Bride, a remake of the 1990 movie starring Choi Jin-shil and Park Joong-hoon. They play newlyweds who go from... More »


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Im Soo-jung, Lee Jong-seok courted to join Jo Jung-seok in Time Renegade
by | May 14, 2014 | 43 Comments
Steadily employed film actress Im Soo-jung (All About My Wife) has been offered another plum role. She’s still considering, but if she accepts, she’ll play the female lead in Time Renegade, a melodramatic movie about a man in the past and a man in the present who use all of their efforts to change one... More »


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Jo Jung-seok up to play Time Renegade
by | May 5, 2014 | 32 Comments
There’s very little concrete information about this new movie titled Time Renegade, but we do know that Jo Jung-seok (The Face Reader, You’re the Best Lee Soon-shin) is considering the project, and that’s enough to grab my interest. The plot description for the melo film is rather vague but intriguing nonetheless: A man from a... More »


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Jo Jung-seok out for Hyun Bin’s blood in The King’s Wrath
by | March 31, 2014 | 58 Comments
Woohoo, this should make for a fun face-off. Here’s the full trailer, posters, and stills for spring’s blockbuster sageuk The King’s Wrath, starring Hyun Bin in his army comeback as King Jeongjo of Joseon. The trailer looks pretty damn spiffy, and the action a cut above. I have high hopes for director Lee Jae-kyu (The... More »


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First teaser and posters for Hyun Bin’s thriller sageuk The King’s Wrath
by | January 22, 2014 | 62 Comments
Finally, here’s our first peek at Hyun Bin’s army comeback project, the fusion sageuk thriller The King’s Wrath. Has it been forever and a day since Hyun Bin returned from military service, or is time doing wonky things? The movie is planning for a spring premiere, and has released its first teaser along with character... More »


Drama Casting & News
2013 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2013 | 160 Comments
Here’s the last of this year’s drama awards over at KBS, where God of the Workplace, Good Doctor, and Secret were the big winners of the evening. Unsurprisingly, Kim Hye-soo took home the Daesang for her performance in God of the Workplace. She’s fabulous; her outfit, not so much. Just wait for it. Joo-won took... More »


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2013 Blue Dragon Film Awards
by | November 22, 2013 | 107 Comments
Fall marks the start of awards season, and today we have the 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards, one of the major film industry ceremonies, along with the Grand Bell (Daejong) Awards earlier this month and the Baeksang Awards in the spring. You’ll recognize many familiar faces, not just from the other festivals and ceremonies this... More »


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50th Grand Bell Awards
by | November 1, 2013 | 70 Comments
Ack, is it that time of year already? WHERE DID THE YEAR GO. The 50th Grand Bell Awards (aka Daejong Film Awards) were held on November 1, and kicks off the season of red-carpet awards ceremonies. There were a few big films that carried off the lion’s share of prizes, but it was a far... More »