Jul 3 2017

Filming for Kim Ki-Duk’s “The Time of Humans” finishes

Filming for Kim Ki-Duk directed film “The Time of Humans” finished recently. The movie stars an eclectic group of performers including Jang Keun-Suk, Ryoo Seung-Bum, Ahn Sung-Ki, Lee Sung-Jae, Mina Fujii and Joe Odagiri. The pictures here were taken during the final days of filming, which began last month. Story for the film takes place on a battleship with a wide variety of people on the ship. They include a gang boss played by Ryoo Seung-Bum, a cruel guy named Adam played by Jang Keun-Suk, a Japanese woman named Eve played by Mina Fuji and her boyfriend played by Joe Odagiri.

“The Time of Humans” should be released later this year in South Korea.

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Jul 1 2017

Eric (‘Shinhwa’) and Na Hye-Mi marries …

Eric from Kpop group ‘Shinhwa’ and actress Na Hye-Mi married today, July 1, 2017, at Youngnak Church in Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea. There were rumors that Eric and Na Hye-Mi were dating back in 2014, but at that time they denied the rumors. Fast forward to February, 2017 and the couple confessed they were dating. The couple have never worked together professionally as of yet.

 

Jun 23 2017

Teaser trailer for horror film “The Mimic”

Teaser trailer added for upcoming horror film “The Mimic” starring Yum Jung-Ah. Movie is directed by Huh Jung (“Hide and Seek“). The Korean title for the film is “Jangsanbum” which refers to a specific type of animal equivalent to something like Bigfoot out in the west. The Jangsanbum is said to be covered with long white hair and eats meat. The animal can also mimic the voice of humans and they do so to entice children to eat.

“The Mimic” opens sometime this August in South Korea.

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Jun 23 2017

Filming for movie “Negotiation” begins

Filming for movie “Negotiation” (literal title), starring Hyun-Bin and Son Ye-Jin, began June 17, 2017 in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. The first scene filmed involved negotiator Chae-Yoon (Son Ye-Jin) facing off against Tae-Koo (Hyun-Bin) for the first time. Tae-Koo has taken his boss hostage. This is the first time that Hyun-Bin will play a villain in his acting career.

“Negotiation” will be released sometime next year in South Korea.

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Jun 22 2017

5 character posters for upcoming film “The Battleship Island”

Here’s 5 character posters for upcoming film “The Battleship Island.” The character posters are of Hwang Jung-Min, So Ji-Sub, Song Joong-Ki, Lee Jung-Hyun and Kim Soo-Ahn. They play characters from different backgrounds that are brought onto The Battleship Island to mine for coal during the Japanese colonial era in South Korea. Movie is directed by Ryoo Seung-Wan.

“The Battleship Island” opens July, 2017 in South Korea.

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Jun 20 2017

Cho Seung-Woo and Ji Sung cast in period film “Propitious Site for Grave”

Cho Seung-Woo and Ji Sung are cast for lead roles in period film “Propitious Site for Grave” (literal title).  The movie will be directed by Park Hee-Kon and set during the Joseon era. Cho Seung-Woo will play Park Jae-Sang. His job is that of a jigwan which is to discern whether a land area will bring about good fortune. Ji Sung will play historical figure Heungseon Daewongun. His son eventually becomes King Gojong. Meanwhile, Kim Sung-Kyun is cast for a supporting role in the film. He will play Kim Byung-Ki, the first son of Family Kim.

Filming for “Propitious Site for Grave” begins August, 2017.

Jun 20 2017

Oh Jung-Se cast in movie “Swing Kids”

Oh Jung-Se is cast in new movie “Swing Kids” starring Do Kyung-Soo (‘EXO-K’) and Park Hye-Soo. Movie is the 4th film directed by Kang Hyung-Chul (“Scandal Makers“/”Sunny“) and the screenplay is based on Korean musical “Rho Ki-Soo.” Story for the film is set during the Korean War, but has a musical twist. The main character played by Do Kyung-Soo is a North Korean POW in a camp in South Korea. He falls in love with tap dancing while at the POW camp. Oh Jung-Se will play a major supporting character in search of his wife. He joins a tap dancing team with the main character.

Filming for “Swing Kids” begins fall, 2017 in South Korea.

Jun 19 2017

Main trailer and character posters for movie “A Taxi Driver”

Main trailer and character posters added for upcoming movie “A Taxi Driver” (English title) starring Song Kang-Ho. The character posters are of Song Kang-Ho, Thomas Kretschmann, Yu Hae-Jin and Ryoo Joon-Yeol. Movie is the 4th film directed by Jang Hun and his first film since 2011 movie “The Front Line.” Story for “A Taxi Driver” is based on a true story and set around the Gwangju Uprising which took place May, 1980.

“A Taxi Driver” opens August, 2017 in South Korea.

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Jun 16 2017

Shin Hye-Sun offered lead female role in KBS2 weekend drama series “My Golden Life”

Actress Shin Hye-Sun has been offered the lead female role in upcoming KBS2 weekend drama series “My Golden Life” (literal title). Park Si-Hoo has already received an offer to play the lead male character. Both performers are now positively considering their offers. In addition, actor Lee Tae-Hwan has been offered a major supporting character role in the drama series. If Shin Hye-Sun accepts her offer, she will play Seo Ji-An. She grew in a wealthy family, but her father’s business collapsed. She now works as a contract employee at Haesung Company.

“My Golden Life” first airs August 26, 2017 in South Korea.