See the entire list of nominees and winners for the just concluded 2017 BaekSang Arts Awards. The top “Grand Prize” went to Park Chan-Wook for movie “The Handmaiden” and Kim Eun-Sook for tvN drama series “Goblin.” Congrats to all of the winners.
Posts Categorized: Korean Movies
Main trailer for upcoming movie “The Merciless” starring Sol Kyung-Gu & Siwan. “The Merciless” will have its world premiere at the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival in the Midnight Screenings section. Story for “The Merciless” follows Jae-Ho (Sol Kyung-Gu) who wants to become the #1 guy in a crime organization and Hyun-Soo (Siwan) who is not afraid of anything.
“The Merciless” opens May, 2017 in South Korea.
Main trailer for upcoming movie “Warriors of the Dawn” starring Lee Jung-Jae & Yeo Jin-Goo. Meanwhile, 6 character posters have been recently released. The character posters are of Lee Jung-Jae, Kim Moo-Yul, Park Won-Sang, Yeo Jin-Goo, Esom and Bae Soo-Bin. “Warriors of the Dawn” will be released May 31, 2017 in South Korea.
Two teaser posters for upcoming movie “Park Yeol” starring Lee Je-Hoon. Movie is directed by Lee Joon-Ik and, similar to his last film “Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet,” “Park Yeol” is based on the life of a historical person. Park Yeol was born in 1902 and lived through a time when Japan occupied South Korea. He became an anarchist and advocated the independence of South Korea. He was arrested for conspiring to bomb the wedding of Crown Prince Hirohito.
“Park Yeol” is set for release June 29, 2017 in South Korea.
Kim Ju-Hyeok is cast in movie “Heungbu” co-starring Jung Woo. Movie will be directed by Jo Keun-Hyun (“26 Years“). Screenplay for “Heungbu” is set in historical times when the power struggles of noblemen brought great difficulties to the people of Joseon. Kim Ju-Hyeok will play nobleman Jo Hyuk. His character brings enlightenment to writer Yeon Heung-Bu (Jung Woo). Filming for “Heungbu” begins May, 2017.
Here’s the first still image from upcoming movie “Midnight Runners” (English title) starring Park Seo-Joon and Kang Ha-Neul. The movie is directed by Kim Joo-Hwan (“Koala“). Story for “Midnight Runners” has Park Seo-Joon and Kang Ha-Neul playing students at the police academy. The witness a kidnapping and decide to investigate.
Release date for “Midnight Runners” is now slotted for August, 2017 in South Korea.
First script reading and gosa ceremony took place for upcoming movie “Preparation” (literal title) starring Ko Du-Shim & Kim Sung-Kyun. The still images above are from script reading which took place April 7, 2017. The gosa cermony also took place the same day. The film also features supporting actors Yoo-Sun, Park Chul-Min and Kim Hee-Jung. Shin Se-Kyung will also make a special appearance and she attended the first script reading. Story for the film follows a mother diagnosed with terminal cancer and she must prepare her adult son with a mental disability to live alone.
Filming for “Preparation” began April 10, 2017 in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
So Ji-Sub and Son Ye-Jin have been offered the lead roles in new movie “Be With You.” Currently, they are both currently “positively considering” the offers. The movie is based on 2003 Japanese novel “Ima, Ai ni Yukimasu” by Takuji Ichikawa. The novel itself has been previously adapted into popular 2004 movie “Be with You” starring Yuko Takeuchi and Shido Nakamura and then 2005 TBS drama series “Be With You” starring Mimura and Hiroki Narimiya. If So Ji-Sub and Son Ye-Jin accepts their offers, it will be the first time for them to work together since 2001 MBC drama series “Delicious Proposal.”
First teaser trailer added for upcoming period-action film “Warriors of the Dawn” (English title) starring Lee Jung-Jae & Yeo Jin-Goo. Movie previously went under the early English working title of “The Proxy Soldiers.” Movie is directed by Jeong Yoon-Chul.
“Warriors of the Dawn” first airs May 31, 2017 in South Korea.