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Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 21, 2015
by | March 21, 2015 | 42 Comments
Shim Eun-kyung (Cantabile Tomorrow) has been offered the movie Invented City, and she is considering the project among other offers. The film will be directed by Park Kwang-hyun (Welcome to Dongmakgol) and will be about a man who was framed for a crime and subsequently dreams of revenge. It sounds like more delays might be... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 21, 2015
by | February 21, 2015 | 142 Comments
While Lee Byung-heon continues to land Hollywood projects, it’s a bummer he continues to get typecast in villainous roles. He’s in final negotiations to play a supporting role in Beyond Deceit, which will star Anthony Hopkins as an executive of a corrupt pharmaceutical firm and Dan Stevens as the young lawyer fighting to take the... More »

Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Black House
by | October 19, 2013 | 20 Comments
Horror films are a staple of summer in Korea and the Korean film industry. Typically shot with a more limited budget, they might never take in much money, but the profit margins for successful ones tend to be high, and I can only guess that they show up in Korean summers because the Korean youth... More »

Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Gabi (Coffee)
by | October 14, 2012 | 36 Comments
There is one thing that pulled me into watching this film, and that one thing delivered. In this quiet conspiracy thriller, Kim So Yeon battles her conscience as a spy who’s ordered to assassinate Emperor Gojong in the late 1890s. Also starring Joo Jin Mo and Yoo Sun, this film was certainly not what I expected in more ways... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Coffee’s action-packed trailer and comic-inspired posters
by | February 3, 2012 | 48 Comments
Now THIS looks cool. The trailer and posters are out for the historical spy movie Coffee, which are totally different from what I was expecting, but in the best way — it’s historical action with a twist. And the character posters have a comic book feel that is totally different from what I thought this... More »

Drama Casting & News
Stills, stills, and more stills from Take Care of Us, Captain
by | January 2, 2012 | 195 Comments
I guess today is just going to be photo-overload day. Take a look at a massive collection of stills from Take Care of Us, Captain, SBS’s new entry in the Wednesday-Thursday race. It’s up against two promising other new entries — The Moon That Embraces The Sun and Wild Romance — so all eyes will... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jung Kyeo-woon cameos on Captain as a top star
by | December 7, 2011 | 23 Comments
Jung Kyeo-woon took a little time off from his own drama schedule (he’s currently filming the series History of the Salaryman) to cameo for a different SBS drama, Take Care of Us, Captain. Apparently Jung has ties to several of the stars in the drama’s regular cast: He is currently repped by the same agency... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
2011 Blue Dragon Film Awards
by | November 25, 2011 | 65 Comments
Awards, awards, awards! Friday, November 25, was the night of the 2011 Blue Dragon Film Awards, and — no surprise — the winners list was dominated by one of the biggest films of the year, sageuk-action-thriller Bow: The Ultimate Weapon. The film is a David and Goliath story of one man (Park Hae-il) taking down... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ji Jin-hee joins Gu Hye-sun in aviation drama
by | October 22, 2011 | 154 Comments
Ji Jin-hee (Dong Yi, The Man Who Can’t Marry) is returning to SBS with a drama titled Take Care of Us, Captain, in which he plays a skilled and perfectionist pilot opposite Gu Hye-sun (The Musical), his co-pilot and love interest. The drama was formerly called Fly Again, which was a smoother-sounding title but also... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Baseball movie Glove releases to strong box office numbers
by | January 22, 2011 | 26 Comments
The baseball film Glove released this week and enjoyed the top spot at the box office, setting itself up for a strong theatrical run. And looking at the trailer and description, I can add yet another film to my growing list of MUST SEE NOWs. Glove, which is based on a true story, unfolds around... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Da-hae cast with Joo Jin-mo in period film
by | December 30, 2010 | 51 Comments
Lee Da-hae has been confirmed for a leading role opposite Joo Jin-mo in the big-budget period film 가비, described as a period spy-melodrama. (The title means “coffee” but isn’t the same word for coffee used in Korea today; modern Koreans pronounce coffee as “kuh-pi,” while this title is the older pronunciation of “ka-bi.”) The movie... More »