‘press conferences’

Chungmuro/Film News
Two gangsters, two actors, and a press conference
by | August 12, 2008 | 17 Comments
So Ji-sub and Kang Ji-hwan pose on press day (August 12) for upcoming movie A Movie Is A Movie (directed by Jang Hoon for Kim Ki-duk Films). Well, they sure showed up in character. But with two such intense actors, I suppose that ought to be no surprise. I wish I could LIKE what either... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Happy movie press conference day to you
by | August 4, 2008 | 9 Comments
Upcoming comedy film Baby and Me already had its media/press event on the 31st, but cast and crew gathered again on August 4 for a combined press conference and birthday party for 22-year-old lead actor Jang Geun-seok (born in 1987, he’s 21 by American standards). Fans gathered at the event held at Jongro’s Seoul Cinema... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kicking off Go-sa: Bloody Midterms
by | July 29, 2008 | 5 Comments
Not only were the cast and staff present for the press conference for upcoming horror flick Go-sa: Bloody Midterms, other celebs were also on hand for the “VIP event” on the evening of July 29 at Seoul’s Yongsan CGV Theater. The thriller stars Lee Beom-soo, ex-Seeya singer Nam Gyuri in her acting debut, Kim Bum,... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Jae Hee’s Mandate
by | July 29, 2008 | 15 Comments
With only one week left before Jae Hee enlists for active duty, he’s out promoting his latest film, Mandate. On July 29, he and the cast of the “fantasy thriller” Mandate: Mission from God assembled at the Catchlight in Seoul’s Hongdae neighborhood for the film’s showcase. (Jae Hee was asked by reporters about the rumors... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Songwriter Han Hyo-joo?
by | July 25, 2008 | 15 Comments
Iljimae‘s Han Hyo-joo (also of Spring Waltz, As Much as Heaven and Earth) is expanding her repertoire to include songwriting and singing. The song she sings and helped write (as she was singled out as the lyric writer, presumably music credits belong elsewhere) serves as the theme song for the upcoming film Race On, Bicycle... More »

Drama Casting & News
The Republic of Korea gets ready to lawyer up
by | July 3, 2008 | 28 Comments
The crew of MBC’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama Lawyers of the Republic of Korea gathered on the afternoon of June 2 in Seoul’s Kangnam neighborhood for the show’s press conference. The drama centers around the world of divorce law (and the warring divorce attorneys on either side), in which Lee Soo Kyung (Soulmate, Golden Age of... More »

But that’s not a Polaroid camera…
by | June 30, 2008 | 6 Comments
The “romantic musical” Polaroid (first mentioned here as Andy’s second stage role) starring former Miss Korea and classical musician Honey Lee (so pretty) held its dress rehearsal–cum–press conference on June 30, the day before its official July 1 premiere. The project is directed by Sung Jae-joon and written by Won Mi-sol, who also produced last... More »

Drama Casting & News
Posing pretty for When Night Comes
by | June 17, 2008 | 20 Comments
Stars of MBC’s When Night Comes were on hand on June 17 in Seoul for the press conference introducing their drama. Kim Sun Ah, Lee Dong Gun, Kim Jung Hwa, and Lee Joo Hyun were in attendance as their new series tries to take over from its predecessor Yi San’s successful ratings. When Night Comes... More »

Drama Casting & News
Promoting his drama with a come-hither stare
by | June 4, 2008 | 26 Comments
Is it just me, or does the cast of Strongest Chil Woo look like they just stepped out of the pages of a Sears catalog (come see the softer side!)? With a hangover? Such pretty ladies, such unflattering styling. Anyway, when I first heard about this upcoming fusion historical series, I was kinda tired of... More »

Celebrity News
Happy colors = happy smiles
by | June 3, 2008 | 8 Comments
Shin Mina looks positively radiant as she promotes her upcoming romantic action comedy film Mulim Girl [무림여대생], also starring Ohn Joo Wan and Yoo Gun. Everyone looks happy and upbeat, if a little vampiric (is that some harsh lighting or what?). Not vampiric in a negative sense, just the sense of looking like they haven’t... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Yoon Kye Sang: Thinking deep thoughts, or trying not to trip?
by | April 20, 2008 | 36 Comments
I know, I know. There’s a lot of Yoon Kye Sang on this blog right about now. But contrary to appearances, it’s not that I’m obsessing over him or anything (for reals, yo!). It’s just that he’s in the press a lot these days. His drama, his movies, it’s all a part of the publicity... More »