Oct 26 2017

Filming for movie “Little Forest” finishes

Filming for movie “Little Forest,” starring Kim Tae-Ri, Ryoo Joon-Yeol and Jin Ki-Joo, finished October 24, 2017 at a village in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. Filming began January 21, 2017 and filmed scenes over the course of four seasons. The film is based on Japanese manga “Little Forest” by Daisuke Igarashi and follows Japanese live-action film adaptations “Little Forest: Summer & Autumnand “Little Forest: Winter & Spring” starring Ai Hashimoto in the main character role. Story for “Little Forest” follows a young woman played by Kim Tae-Ri who leaves behind her difficult city life and returns to her hometown in the countryside.

“Little Forest” will be released sometime next year in South Koera.

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Oct 23 2017

Kim Soo-Hyun enters military

Actor Kim Soo-Hyun entered the Gyeonggi Province training camp this afternoon on October 23, 2017 to enlist in the South Korean military. He is scheduled to be discharged on July 22, 2019. When Kim Soo-Hyun was 20, he took a physical examination for the South Korean military and received results that recommended he serve an alternative service due to a heart condition he had when he was a child. He took the physical examination again 5 years later, after his health condition improved, and received clearance to enlist in the military.

Oct 18 2017

Main trailer for movie “Preparation”

Main trailer added for upcoming movie “Preparation” (literal title) starring Ko Du-Shim, Kim Sung-Kyun, Yoo-Sun and a special appearance by Shin Se-Kyung. Similar to 1996 MBC drama series “The Most Beautiful Goodbye” or 2010 movie “Wedding Dress,” story for “Preparation” follows a mother who learns she has a terminal disease. Her son though is an adult, but has a mental disability.

“Preparation” opens November, 2017 in South Korea.

Oct 17 2017

Filming for movie “Swing Kids” begins October 18th

Filming for upcoming movie “Swing Kids,” starring Do Kyung-Soo (‘EXO’) and Park Hye-Soo, begins October 18, 2017 in Samcheok, Gangwon Province, South Korea. The set there will recreate the Geoje POW Camp in the year 1951. The traditional gosa ceremony to bring about good fortunes for the movie already took place October 11, 2017. Movie is directed by Kang Hyung-Chul (“Scandal Makers“/”Sunny“).

In the upcoming film, Do Kyung-Soo (‘EXO’) plays Rho Ki-Soo. He is a young North Korean soldier held at the Geoje POW Camp. He happens to see tap dancing and falls in love with it. Do Kyung-Soo took tap dancing lessons for several months to prepare for the movie. Park Hye-Soo will play translator Yang Pan-Rae. Her character is fluent in Chinese and English.

Oct 12 2017

Main trailer and poster for movie “Method”

Main poster and trailer added for upcoming movie “Method” starring Park Sung-Woong, Yoon Seung-Ah and Oh Seung-Hoon. Movie is directed by Pang Eun-Jin. The caption on the poster states “We Were Perfect.” Story for “Method” follows an actor (Park Sung-Woong) and an idol (Oh Seung-Hoon) as they are cast in a gay themed 2-man stage play. As they get more involved in the play, the actor’s girlfriend (Yoon Seung-Ah) gets a strange feeling about the the two men’s relationship.

“Method” will have its world premiere at this year’s Busan International Film Festival (Oct. 12-21, 2017) and its general release November 2, 2017 in South Korea.

Oct 11 2017

Teaser poster for movie “Steel Rain”

Teaser poster for movie “Steel Rain” starring Jung Woo-Sung and Kwak Do-Won. Movie is based on webcomic “Steel Rain” by Yang Woo-Suk and directed by Yang Woo-Seok. Story for “Steel Rain” is set in the near future. When a coup takes place in North Korea and the North Korean leader flees to South Korea and a crisis ensues. North Korean official (Jung Woo-Sung) and South Korean official (Kwak Do-Won) go on a secret mission to prevent war.

In addition 10 promotional video clips for the upcoming film have been added on AsianWiki. “Steel Rain” will be released sometime this December in South Korea.