Posts Tagged ‘Lee Byung-heon’

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Byung-heon lands role in Terminator: Genesis
by | April 1, 2014 | 63 Comments
Mega Holly- and Hallyu- wood star Lee Byung-heon has been cast as a central character in the reboot of the Terminator series, Terminator: Genesis. While the details around the role are unknown, Lee Byung-heon will collaborate with Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is reprising his role as Terminator, in the fifth film of the franchise. Tags: Lee... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2013 Blue Dragon Film Awards
by | November 22, 2013 | 106 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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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 »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Gwanghae, The Man Who Became King
by | May 18, 2013 | 49 Comments
Sweeping almost every award ceremony since its release last year, Gwanghae, The Man Who Became King (also titled Masquerade) was unsurprisingly a major box office success, going on to become the fourth highest grossing Korean film of all time. High box office ratings and oodles of awards (in one case, maybe too many awards) don’t... More »


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Gwanghae, The Man Who Became King climbs box office charts
by | October 29, 2012 | 40 Comments
It’s just a good year for movies, apparently. We’ve got another chart-climber on our hands: prince-and-pauper historical drama Gwanghae, The Man Who Became King (also going by Masquerade) is nearing the 11-million ticket mark in its seven-week run. Between this, The Thieves, and Gone With the Wind, 2012 is definitely the year of the domestic... More »


Celebrity News
News bites: October 3, 2012
by | October 3, 2012 | 44 Comments
Lee Sang-yoon, star of new weekend hit My Daughter Seo-yeong, is in October’s issue of Dazed & Confused. We won’t say we love the polka dots, but we’re cool with geek chic. [Source: Review Star] Lee Byung-heon’s film Gwanghae, The Man Who Became King is making an impressive showing at the box office. It has... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Byung-heon in the The Man Who Became King
by | August 8, 2012 | 41 Comments
Just as every prince has a pauper (who also happens to be his doppelganger natch), apparently each prince-and-pauper tale has its own not-a-twin out there in the world, to keep the universe in balance. There’s Joo Ji-hoon’s comic version, I Am the King out in theaters now, and here’s a look at its darker badder... More »


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Lee Byung-heon, potential Joseon king
by | November 5, 2011 | 30 Comments
Lee Byung-heon is currently in the States filming his next Hollywood project, G.I. Joe 2, but a few reports are making the rounds that he’s eyeing a historical film for his next project, I Am the Joseon King. It would be his first sageuk role, which initially surprised me since you’d figure that anybody who’s... More »


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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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Lee Byung-heon’s black and white High Cut shoot
by | May 18, 2011 | 57 Comments
Lee Byung-heon (IRIS) sort of looks the same in every single photo shoot he’s ever taken… But when you look as good as he does — and for so many years, without seemingly aging — who needs variety? (Seriously, he turns 41 this year, and he still looks just like he did in A Bittersweet... More »


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GQ’s leading men round-up
by | February 22, 2011 | 234 Comments
Somebody was kind enough to round up four of dramaland’s top leading men in a spread for GQ Korea. To be more specific, the shoot features Song Seung-heon (My Princess), Jung Woo-sung (Athena), Lee Byung-heon (IRIS), AND Kwon Sang-woo (Daemul) in a veritable who’s who of eye candy icons. How sweet of GQ to line... More »