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Lee Byung-heon, Kang Dong-won face off for Kim Woo-bin’s loyalty in Master
by | November 24, 2016 | 16 Comments
Buzz surrounding the upcoming action thriller Master is building up, especially since its recent promo poster and trailer release. The semi-caper movie has a star-studded cast list: Lee Byung-heon (The Magnificent Seven), Kang Dong-won (Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned), and Kim Woo-bin (Uncontrollably Fond) feature as the film’s main leads, with Eom Ji-won (Thrice... More »


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Kang Dong-won shows his inner child in Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned
by | October 24, 2016 | 40 Comments
Kang Dong-won (A Violent Prosecutor) playing a child trapped in a grown-up’s body? I’m in. The upcoming fantasy melo film Hidden Time (also known as Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned) starring Kang Dong-won and child actress Shin Eun-soo is to premiere in Korea this coming November. From the synopsis, it looks like a cross... More »


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Kang Dong-won as delivery boy on the run in remake of Japanese film
by | September 29, 2016 | 22 Comments
Fast becoming one of the most prolific actors of his generation, Kang Dong-won (Violent Prosecutor) is considering adding yet another film to his busy schedule. This time, he’s up to be the main lead in Golden Slumber, a mystery-thriller Korean remake of a Japanese movie by the same name. It’ll be his seventh time working... More »


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The race is on to catch a legendary conman in crime thriller Master
by | September 14, 2016 | 74 Comments
You know, I’m normally sad when actors leave dramaland to return to films, but in the case of Kim Woo-bin (Uncontrollably Fond), I’m much happier to see him back in his element, being a badass in crime thrillers instead of moping around in melodramas. It looks like we’re in for a fun caper with the... More »


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Kang Dong-won, Yoo Ah-in up for new film from director of Poetry
by | July 25, 2016 | 31 Comments
Critically acclaimed writer-director Lee Chang-dong (Poetry, Secret Sunshine, Oasis, Peppermint Candy) is gearing up for his first film in seven years since 2010’s award-winning Poetry, and there’s early talk of Kang Dong-won (A Violent Prosecutor, The Priests) and Yoo Ah-in (Like for Likes, The Throne) being courted for the leading roles. YES, PLEASE.... More »


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Kang Dong-won offered role in gritty alternate-reality movie
by | July 19, 2016 | 16 Comments
Workaholic movie star Kang Dong-won (Violent Prosecutor) is once again considering a role in dystopian action film Jin-roh: The Wolf Brigade. Recently, he was courted to be a lead character in Song Kang-ho’s upcoming movie Fifth Column, but ended up declining. Currently, he has finished up filming for fantasy mystery film Hidden Time, and from... More »


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Kang Dong-won considers movie reunion with Song Kang-ho
by | June 2, 2016 | 13 Comments
Movie gods please make this happen! Kang Dong-won (Violent Prosecutor) has just received the script for action thriller film Fifth Column, the same script that made such an impression on Song Kang-ho (Sado) that he signed on even before he started filming for his current project Taxi Driver. Some inside sources say Kang is reviewing... More »


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Kim Woo-bin joins Lee Byung-heon, Kang Dong-won’s thriller Master
by | December 17, 2015 | 27 Comments
Geez, it’s like a flower boy for every generation. All we need is a teenager and some halbaes and we’ve got a whole set. Apparently the new crime action thriller Master wasn’t satisfied with just Lee Byung-heon (Inside Men) and Kang Dong-won (Black Priests) headlining, because now Kim Woo-bin (Twenty) has signed on to join... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 13, 2015
by | December 13, 2015 | 49 Comments
Kang Dong-won, Lee Byun-heon Offers are out to Chungmuro stars Kang Dong-won (Black Priests) and Lee Byung-heon (Terminator Genisys) to team up in the film Master, the latest from director Jo Eui-seok (Cold Eyes). The criminal action thriller about cops and crooks will begin filming next year. [Dong A]... More »


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Kang Dong-won in talks to headline fantasy movie
by | July 25, 2015 | 20 Comments
I do love Kang Don-won (Dugeun Dugeun My Life) best in fantasy/sci-fi films (okay, so I love him any which way he comes) — he just has that weird ethereal beauty that makes it so easy to believe he’s a magical creature with superhuman powers. He’s currently in talks to star in a new fantasy... More »