Posts Categorized: Korean Movies
Teaser poster and teaser trailer added for movie “Midnight Runners” starring Park Seo-Joon and Kang Ha-Neul. Story for “Midnight Runners” has two police cadets attempting to save a kidnapped woman after the police drag their feet on the case. Movie is directed by Kim Joo-Hwan.
“Midnight Runners” will be released August, 2017 in South Korea.
Release date for Hong Sang-Soo directed film “The Day After” is now set for July 6, 2017 in South Korea. Movie had its world premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival in the competition section. Story for the film follows the boss (Kwon Hae-Hyo) of a publishing company who had flings with his employees. After his wife (Kim Sae-Byuk) discovers a love letter at their home, she goes to his office and (mistakenly) assumes a new employee (Kim Min-Hee) is the woman from the letter.
Lee Sang-Woo and Kim So-Yeon will marry today June 9, 2017 at about 7pm at a wedding hall in Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea. The couple starred together in 2016 MBC drama series “Happy Home” and developed a romantic relationship after working together. The wedding photo above was posted by Kim So-Yeon’s management company Namooactors on Instagram.
Character trailer added for upcoming movie “Real” starring Kim Soo-Hyun. The character trailer features five characters from the movie. Jang Tae-Young (Kim Soo-Hyun) is a casion boss. Jo Won-Geun (Sung Dong-Il) is a rival of Jang Tae-Young and wants his casino. Choi Jin-Gi (Lee Sung-Min) is a psychiatrist for Jang Tae-Young. Song Yoo-Hwa (Sulli) is a therapist at Choi Jin-Gi’s clinic. Sa Do-Jin (Jo Woo-Jin) is a lawyer who only deals with V.I.P. type clientele.
Release date for “Real” is now set for June 28, 2017 in South Korea.
Lim Soo-Jung is cast in new movie “Your Favor” (literal title). Movie is based on 2015 novel “Dangshinui Bootak – My Other Mother” by Lee Dong-Eun. Lee Dong-Eun will also direct the film. Also cast in the film are Yoon Chan-Young and Han Joo-Wan. Story for “Your Favor” has Lim Soo-Jung playing 32-year-old Hyo-Jin. Her husband died in a car accident two years ago. He has a 16-year-old son (Yoon Chan-Young) from a previous marriage. Hyo-Jin decides to live with her teenage stepson.
New teaser poster and commentary trailer added for upcoming movie “The Battleship Island” starring Hwang Jung-Min, So Ji-Sub & Song Joong-Ki. The highly anticipated summer blockbuster film is directed by Ryoo Seung-Wan. The new teaser poster depicts Korean people trying desperately to escape from Battleship Island. The caption on the poster states “Year 1945 Japanese colonial era, Hell Island is worse than Hell, we want to live.” The commentary trailer (unfortunately not English subtitled) features commentary by Ryoo Seung-Wan, Hwang Jung-Min, So Ji-Sub, Song Joong-Ki, Lee Jung-Hyun and Kim Soo-Ahn as well as footage from the film.
“The Battleship Island” opens July, 2017 in South Korea.
Hyun-Bin & Son Ye-Jin are cast in new movie “Negotiation” (literal title). Movie will have Hyun-Bin playing a villain for the first time in his career. In the movie, Son Ye-Jin will play crisis negotiator Ha Chae-Yoon. She faces off against Min Tae-Koo (Hyun-Bin) who is holding his boss as a hostage.
Filming for “Negotiation” begins June, 2017 in South Korea.
Popular actor Kim Woo-Bin has been recently diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer according to his management company Sidus HQ. Kim Woo-Bin has already begun receiving treatment for his cancer which includes chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Obviously, his acting career will be placed on hold until he becomes healthy. Filming for movie “Wiretap” starring Lee Jung-Jae and Kim Woo-Bin was scheduled to begin August, 2017, but that film has postponed shooting until Kim Woo-Bin recovers.
Wishing Kim Woo-Bin a healthy recovery.
Teaser trailer and posters added for upcoming movie “A Taxi Driver” (English title) starring Song Kang-Ho. Movie is based-on-a-true-story and directed by Jang Hun. Jang Hun and Song Kang-Ho previously worked together in 2010 film “The Secret Reunion.” Story for the film is set in May, 1980. Song Kang-Ho plays Seoul taxi cab driver Kim Man-Seob. He hears of a foreign man offering a large sum of money to be driven to Gwangju and back.
“A Taxi Driver” opens summer, 2017 in South Korea.