Newcomer Jeon Song-Seo is cast for the lead female role in movie “Burning” (working title) co-starring Yoo Ah-In. Movie is written and directed by award winning director Lee Chang-Dong. Jeon Song-Seo landed the lead female role after going through auditions which began last month. This is her first acting role. For the movie “Burning,” Jeon Song-Seo will play Hae-Mi. She is the hometown friend of Jong-Soo (Yoo Ah-In) and Jong-Soo loves her.
Filming for movie “Burning” will begin in the middle of this month.
Trailer for upcoming movie “RV: Resurrected Victims” starring Kim Rae-Won and Kim Hae-Sook. Movie features a unique blend of mystery-thriller with a fantasy twist. In the film, Kim Rae-Won plays Prosecutor Seo Jin-Hong. He seeks out the killer of his mother. Meanwhile, bizarre cases referred to as “Resurrected Victims Phenomenon” occurs globally.
“RV: Resurrected Victims” opens October, 2017 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming period film “Man of Will” starring Cho Jin-Woong and Song Seung-Heon. Movie is based on the true story of Korean independence activist Kim Koo. Story also features actor Song Seung-Heon playing a villain for the first time in his career.
“Man of Will” is now set for release October 19, 2017 in South Korea.
Filming for movie “That’s Only My World” (working & literal title) finished August 27, 2017 in South Korea. Filming took about 3 months to finish. After filming finished, Lee Byung-Hun stated “I dropped a lot of sweat and got rained on a lot during summer filming. All actors, actresses and staff members worked hard. I am glad to finish safely and hope it turns out into a good film.” The film is now in the post-production stage. In the film, Lee Byung-Hun plays washed up boxer Jo-Ha. His younger brother Jin-Tae, played by Park Jung-Min, has savant syndrome. Their mother played by Youn Yuh-Jung brings them together. Han Ji-Min plays a genius pianist who suddenly quits. Kim Sung-Ryoung plays Madame Hong. She is the owner of the house where Jin-Tae and In-Sook live. Movie is directed by Choi Sung-Hyun (screenwriter of “The Fatal Encounter“).
So Ji-Sub & Son Ye-Jin are now cast in remake film “Be with You.” Movie is based novel “Ima, Ai ni Yukimasu” by Takuji Ichikawa, which was previously adapted into 2004 film “Be with You” and 2005 TBS drama series “Be With You.” Also cast in supporting roles are Kim Ji-Hwan, Ko Chang-Seok, Lee Joon-Hyuk and Son Yeo-Eun. Story for the film revolves around a father (So Ji-Sub) and his son Ji-Ho (Kim Ji-Hwan). The wife (Son Ye-Jin) passed away, but promised she would be back on a rainy day one year later.
Filming for “Be with You” began August 12, 2017 and the movie will be released sometime next year in South Korea.
Here’s 4 character still images from upcoming mystery-thriller film “RV: Resurrected Victims.” The character stills are of Kim Rae-Won, Kim Hae-Sook, Sung Dong-Il and Jeon Hye-Jin. In the upcoming film, Kim Rae-Won plays Prosecutor Jin-Hong. His mother was killed 7 years ago and he has been working to catch her killer. One day, his mother appears again and tries to kill him. A phenomenon known as “RVP” (Resurrected Victim Phenomeno) occurs where murder victims come back to avenge their deaths. Sung Dong-Il plays NIS Agent Son Young-Tae. He tries to cover up RVP cases. Jeon Hye-Jin plays Detective Lee Soo-Hyun. She doubts Jin-Hong is responsible for his mother’s death. Movie is based on novel “Jongryodweeotseubmida” by Park Ha-Ik and directed by Kwak Kyung-Taek.
In addition, “RV: Resurrected Victims” is now slotted for release sometime this October in South Korea.
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Main trailer for upcoming period film “The Fortress” (English title) starring Lee Byung-Hun and Kim Yun-Seok. Movie is based on novel “Namhansanseong” by Kim Hoon and is set in 1636 during the Qing invasion of Joseon.
“The Fortress” will be released sometime toward the end of September, 2017 in South Korea.
First script reading and gosa ceremony for movie “Outbreak,” (literal title), starring Hyun-Bin and Jang Dong-Gun, took place August 23, 2017. The traditional gosa ceremony is performed to bring about good fortune and avoid misfortune. At the script reading main cast members including Hyun-Bin, Jang Dong-Gun, Jo Woo-Jin, Kim Eui-Sung, Jeong Man-Sik, Seo Ji-Hye, Lee Sun-Bin and Jo Dal-Hwan. Movie is directed by Kim Sung-Hoon and screenplay by Hwang Jo-Yoon. Director Kim Sung-Hoon and screenwriter Hwang Jo-Yoon worked with actor Hyun-Bin previously in 2017 film “Confidential Assignment.”
Filming for “Outbreak” will begin September 1, 2017 in South Korea.
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Teaser poster for upcoming movie “Criminal City” (literal title) starring Ma Dong-Seok and Yoon Kye-Sang. In movie “Criminal City,” Ma Dong-Seok plays a detective as he tries to take down a Chinese criminal ring led by a man played by Yoon Kye-Sang.
“Criminal City” will be released October 4, 2017 in South Korea.
Release date is now set for December 20, 2017 for upcoming live-action film “Along With The Gods.” The movie stars Ha Jung-Woo, Cha Tae-Hyun, Ju Ji-Hoon and Ma Dong-Seok. Story for the film is based on popular webcomic “Singwa Hamgge” by Joo Ho-Min and directed by Kim Yong-Hwa. Movie “Along With The Gods” is set in the afterlife and revolves around Angels of Deaths and trials held for recently deceased humans. The film will be released in two parts (with part 2 coming sometime during summer, 2018).