Park Seo-Joon has been offered the lead role in new movie “Saja” (Korean title). The film is written and directed by Kim Joo-Hwan. Park Seo-Joon and director Kim Joo-Hwan worked together previously in 2017 film “Midnight Runners.” Currently, Park Seo-Joon is “positively considering” the offer. If Park Seo-Joon accepts will play a man who lost his father. The title of the film “Saja” means “Lion” in English.
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Trailer for Japanese-Korean film “Butterfly Sleep” starring Miho Nakayama and Kim Jae-Wook. Movie is written and directed by Jeong Jae-Eun (“Take Care of My Cat“). The film revolves around 54-year-old novelist Ryoko Matsumura (Miho Nakayama) and twenty something year old Chan-Hae (Kim Jae-Wook). Chan-Hae is from South Korea and he helps Ryoko Matsumura write her latest novel. During their time together they fall in love, but Ryoko Matsumura has Alzheimer’s.
“Butterfly Sleep” had its world premiere in October, 2017 at the Busan International Film Festival and will be released May 12, 2018 in Japan.
Filming for movie “Outbreak” (literal title), starring Hyun-Bin and Jang Dong-Gun, finished February 13, 2018 and took about 5 months to complete. Meanwhile, here’s the first still images of Hyun-Bin and Jang Dong-Gun in the upcoming film. Hyun-Bin plays Prince Lee Chung and returns to Joseon after 10 years in Qing. He then chases after a monster. Jang Dong-Gun plays Kim Ja-Joon. He dreams of reforming Joseon. Movie is directed by Kim Sung-Hoon.
“Outbreak” will be released sometime later this year in South Korea.
Trailer for upcoming movie “Be With You” starring So Ji-Sub and Son Ye-Jin. Caption around the 20 second mark in the trailer states in Korean “She who died, comes back without any memories of her past,” which sums up the film pretty well. “Be With You” is based on 2003 Japanese novel “Ima, Ai ni Yukimasu” by Takuji Ichikawa.
“Be With You” will be released March 14, 2018 in South Korea.
Cho Jung-Seok and Ryoo Joon-Yeol are cast in movie “Bbaengban” co-starring Kong Hyo-Jin. In the upcoming film, Ryoo Joon-Yeol will play Seo Min-Jae. He works on a hit-and-run investigation team with Eun Shi-Yeon (Kong Hyo-Jin). They try to take down former F1 race car driver and now businessman Jung Jae-Cheol (Cho Jung-Seok). In addition, Yum Jung-Ah, Jeon Hye-Jin and Key (‘SHINee’) are cast in supporting roles. Movie is directed by Han Jun-Hee (“Coin Locker Girl“). Filming for the movie will begin March, 2018 and the film will be released at a later date via Showbox.
Kim You-Jung, Choi Woo-Sik and Jung So-Min make cameo appearances in just released film “Golden Slumber.” Their cameo appearances were not announced until after the film’s release on February 14, 2018 as a nice surprise. Movie “Golden Slumber” is based on novel “Golden Slumber” by Kotaro Isaka. Story for the film follows delivery man Gun-Woo (Gang Dong-Won) who gets framed for the assassination of a presidential candidate. He then goes on the run.
For the cameo appearances, Kim You-Jung plays Soo-A. She is an idol singer and she is saved by Gun-Woo (Gang Dong-Won) from a dangerous situation. Choi Woo-Sik plays Joo-Hoo. He is the younger brother of Gun-Woo, but they are not blood related. Lastly, Jung So-Min plays Yoo-Mi. She is a friend of Gun-Woo, but she gets into a physical fight with Gun-Woo.
Teaser trailer for movie “Wind Wind Wind” starring Lee Sung-Min, Shin Ha-Kyun, Song Ji-Hyo and Lee El. The film is directed by Lee Byeong-Hun Story for “Wind Wind Wind” is set on Jeju Island and is setup as a comedy. A husband (Shin Ha-Kyun), wife (Song Ji-Hyo) and her older brother (Lee Sung-Min) encounter a woman (Lee El).
“Wind Wind Wind” will be released April 5, 2018 in South Korea.
Live-action film “Cheese in the Trap,” starring Park Hae-Jin and Oh Yeon-Seo, is now set for release March 14, 2018 in South Korea. March 14 is also “White Day” in South Korea, where men give gifts to women like cookies or chocolate or maybe even movie tickets this year. Meanwhile, the photo above is a still image of Park Hae-Jin and Oh Yeon-Seo from the film.
Movie “Cheese in the Trap” is based on webcomic “Cheese in the Trap” by Soon Ggi. Story for the film will revolve around the romance between Yoo Jung (Park Hae-Jin) who seems like the perfect male college student, but he has a dark side and Hong Seol (Oh Yeon-Seo) who is an ordinary university student. Park Hae-Jin reprises his role from the tvN drama series version of “Cheese in the Trap” while Oh Yeon-Seo takes over the role played by Kim Go-Eun in the drama series.
Here’s a special Lunar New Year poster for upcoming sequel film “The Accidental Detective 2.” Kwon Sang-Woo and Sung Dong-Il return in their roles of Kang Dae-Man and No Tae-Soo respectively and this time around they will be joined by Lee Kwang-Soo. Caption on the poster states “Year of the Golden Dog, Come Back With A Bump.” The Korean title has also been updated from “Private Investigator 2” to “Private Investigator: Returns.”
“The Accidental Detective 2” will be released sometime this year in South Korea.