Actor Jo Min-Gi has taken his own life. He was found dead by his wife around 4PM today, March 9, 2018, in the storage area of their apartment’s underground parking lot. Around February 20, 2018, Jo Min-Gi was accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault by students he taught at Cheongju University. Police informed the media on February 21, 2018 that they would investigate the claims and OCN announced that Jo Min-Gi has dropped out of their upcoming drama series “Children of A Lesser God.” Jo Min-Gi was also scheduled to go to the Chungbuk Provincial Police Agency on March 12, 2018 to answer questions regarding the sexual harassment and assault claims. Initially, Jo Min-Gi denied the sexual harassment and sexual assault claims, but he finally made an apology on February 27, 2018.
Posts Categorized: Korean Movies
Main trailer added for upcoming movie “What a Man Wants” (English title) starring Lee Sung-Min, Shin Ha-Kyun, Song Ji-Hyo and Lee El. Movie went under its literal title of “Wind Wind Wind” prior to today. In the film, Lee Sung-Min and Song Ji-Hyo play brother and sister. Song Ji-Hyo’s character is married to Shin Ha-Kyun’s character. Lee El’s character then enters the picture. Movie is directed by Lee Byeong-Hun.
“What a Man Wants” opens April 5, 2018 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer for movie “Marionette” starring Lee Yoo-Young and Kim Hee-Won. Story for “Marionette” follows a high school teacher played by Lee Yoo-Young. She begins to receive threatening text messages and photos showing her in compromising positions.
“Marionette” will be released April, 2018 in South Korea.
English subtitled teaser trailer for movie “Seven Years of Night” starring Ryoo Seung-Ryong and Jang Dong-Gun. Movie tells a revenge tale involving a father (Jang dong-Gun) who waits sevens years for the killer (Ryoo Seung-Ryong) of his daughter to get out of prison.
“Seven Years of Night” will be released March 28, 2018 in South Korea.
Park Seo-Joon & Kong Hyo-Jin will make cameo appearances in upcoming movie “Be with You” starring So Ji-Sub and Son Ye-Jin. For the upcoming film, Park Seo-Joon will play Ji-Ho as an adult. Ji-Ho is the son of Woo-Jin (So Ji-Sub) and Soo-A (Son Ye-Jin). Park Seo-Joon accepted the cameo role partly due to the movie’s production company “Movie Rock” which also produced the film “Midnight Runners.” For Kong Hyo-Jin she is close friends in real life with Son Ye-Jin which led her to accept the cameo role. Meanwhile, the poster below is a special “Kiss Poster” promoting the film. Movie is “Be with You” is based on novel “Ima, Ai ni Yukimasu” by Takuji Ichikawa.
“Be with You” will be released March 14, 2018 in South Korea.
Trailer for movie “A Tiger in Winter” starring Lee Jin-Wook and Ko Hyun-Jung. The pair were starring in currently airing SBS drama series “Return” before Ko Hyun-Jung left the series due to disagreements with the staff from that drama series. Movie “A Tiger in Winter” is written and directed by Lee Kwang-Kuk who has worked apprenticed under Hong Sang-Soo for several of his films and this is Lee Kwang-Kuk’s third directed feature length film.
“A Tiger in Winter” opens sometime this April in South Korea.
Here’s 4 character posters for upcoming movie “Cheese in the Trap.” The four character posters are of You Jung (Park Hae-Jin), Hong Seol (Oh Yeon-Seo), Baek In-Ho (Park Ki-Woong) and Baek In-Ha (Yu In-Young). The upcoming movie is based on webcomic “Cheese in the Trap” by Soon Ggi.
“Cheese in the Trap” will be released March 14, 2018 in South Korea.
Main trailer for horror film “Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum” starring Wi Ha-Joon, Park Sung-Hoon and Lee Seung-Wook. Movie is directed by Jung Bum-Sik (“Horror Stories“). In the film, a guy, that streams live videos on the internet, recruits a group of people to go into an abandoned psychiatric hospital at night. The hospital is Gonjiam Psychiatric Hospital, which was a real psychiatric hospital and was once voted by CNN as one of the 7 freakiest places on Earth.
“Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum” will be released March, 2018 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer for movie “Mothers” starring Lim Soo-Jung. Movie is based on novel “Dangshinui Bootak – My Other Mother” by Lee Dong-Eun and he also directs the film. Story for “Mothers” has Lim Soo-Jung playing 32-year-old Hyo-Jin. Her husband died two years earlier in a car accident and his son from a different marriage comes to live with her.
“Mothers” is now slotted for release April, 2018 in South Korea.
Main trailer for movie “Microhabitat” starring Esom. Movie follows a young woman who makes very little money while working as a housekeeper. With the increase in price for one of her favorite vices (cigarettes), she decides to give up her apartment rather than give up cigarettes and whisky.
“Microhabitat” will be released March 22, 2018 in South Korea.