Aug 31 2016

Teaser trailer for movie “Queen of Walking”

Teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “Queen of Walking” starring Shim Eun-Kyung. Movie “Queen of Walking” is a coming of age story revolving around a girl (Shim Eun-Kyung) who gets severe motion sickness in a car, but it causes her to walk everywhere and she learns she has a talent for it. She decides to take part in a national competition with her friend (Park Joo-Hee).

“Queen of Walking” will be released sometime this October in South Korea.

Aug 29 2016

Sol Kyung-Gu & Siwan cast in movie “Robber”

Sol Kyung-Gu & Siwan (ZE:A) are cast in upcoming movie “Robber” (literal title). Movie is written and directed by Byun Sung-Hyun (“Whatcha Wearin’?“). Cast in supporting roles are Kim Hee-Won, Jeon Hye-Jin, Lee Kyoung-Young, Heo Jun-Ho & Kim Sung-Oh.

Story for movie “Robber” has Sol Kyung-Gu playing prison kingpin Jae-Ho. Siwan will play new prisoner Hyun-Soo. Hyun-Soo is the type who refuses to submit to others, while Jae-Ho makes the rules at the prison. Meanwhile, Jae-Ho has eyes on the top position in the criminal gang he belongs to once he is released from prison.

Filming for “Robber” began August 18, 2016.

Aug 29 2016

Oh Yeon-Seo cast in movie “Cheese in the Trap”

Oh Yeon-Seo is cast for the lead female role in upcoming movie “Cheese in the Trap” co-starring Park Hae-Jin. Movie is based on popular webcomic “Cheese in the Trap” by Soon Ggi which was previously adapted in 2016 tvN drama series “Cheese in the Trap.”  For the movie version, Oh Yeon-Seo will play Hong Seol. Initially, the movie planned on selecting the lead actress through auditions, but after an unsatisfactory initial round the auditions were cancelled.

The director for “Cheese in the Trap” will be decided by September, 2016 and filming will begin February, 2017.

Aug 26 2016

Ryoo Seung-Ryong & Shim Eun-Kyung cast in movie “Psychokinesis”

Ryoo Seung-Ryong & Shim Eun-Kyung are cast in new movie “Psychokinesis” (literal title). The film is slated to become the second live-action film directed by Yeon Sang-Ho. His first live-action film “Train To Busan” was released earlier this summer and the movie has already become the highest grossing film in South Korea this year (over 11 million admissions so far).

For movie “Psychokinesis,” Ryoo Seung-Ryong will play a father who gains supernatural powers. His daughter, played by Shim Eun-Kyung, becomes involved in an accident and the father attempts save her life.

Filming for “Psychokinesis” will begin in 2017.

Aug 25 2016

Lee Jung-Jae & Yeo Jin-Goo cast in movie “Daerib Forces”

Lee Jung-Jae & Yeo Jin-Goo are now cast in upcoming movie “Daerib Forces” (working and literal title of “Daeribgoon”). Also cast in supporting roles are Kim Moo-Yul, Park Won-Sang, Esom & Bae Soo-Bin. Movie is set during the Joseon dynasty and directed by Jeong Yoon-Chul (“A Man who was Superman“).

Setup for the film has King Seonjo fleeing to Ming dynasty to avoid invading Japanese forces. Yeo Jin-Goo will play Prince Gwanghae who takes over for King Seonjo. Meanwhile, Lee Jung-Jae will play To-Woo. His character leads the Daerib Forces. The group consists of fighters who are paid to take the place of others in the military.

Filming for “Daerib Forces” begins September 5, 2016.

Aug 22 2016

Ryoo Joon-Yeol & Lee Soo-Kyung cast in movie “Silent Witness”

Ryoo Joon-Yeol & Lee Soo-Kyung are cast in new movie “Silent Witness” starring Choi Min-Sik & Park Shin-Hye. Movie is a remake of 2013 Chinese film “Silent Witness” and will be directed by Jung Ji-Woo (“Eungyo“).

In the upcoming movie, Ryoo Joon-Yeol will play a character that holds an important key to the story. His character is not found in the original 2013 Chinese film. Lee Soo-Kyung will play the daughter of the financial magnate who becomes a murder suspect.

Filming for “Silent Witness” will begin sometime later this year and the movie will be released 2017 in South Korea.

Aug 19 2016

Lee Jong-Suk cast in movie “VIP”

Lee Jong-Suk is cast in upcoming movie “VIP” co-starring Kim Myung-Min & Park Hee-Soon. Actor Jang Dong-Gun has also received an offer to play a leading character and he is still “positively considering” the offer.

In movie “VIP,” Lee Jong-Suk will play Gwang-Il. He is the son of a high-ranking North Korean official and commits serial murders around the world. Agents from South Korea, North Korea and Interpol attempt to bring him to justice.

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

Aug 18 2016

Kim Myung-Min and Park Hee-Soon cast in movie “VIP”

Actors Kim Myung-Min and Park Hee-Soon are cast in new movie “VIP.” Movie will be directed by Park Hoon-Jung (“New World“). In addition, actors Jang Dong-Gun and Lee Jong-Suk have been offered leading roles in the film and they are currently “positively considering” the offers.

Story for “VIP” revolves around the son a high ranking North Korean official. He is suspected of being a serial murderer with his crimes spanning the globe. South Korea, North Korea and Interpol become involved in taking down the killer.


Aug 17 2016

Release date and teaser poster for Hong Sang-Soo’s “Yourself and Yours”

Release date and teaser poster added for upcoming Hong Sang-Soo directed film “Yourself and Yours” starring Kim Ju-Hyeok & Lee Yoo-Young. “Yourself and Yours” is now scheduled for release sometime this November in South Korea. In addition, “Yourself and Yours” will be making the rounds to various international film festivals. The movie already has invites for the International Competition section at the 64th San Sebastián International Film Festival, the Masters section at the 41st Toronto International Film Festival and the Main Slate section at the 54th New York Film Festival. “Yourself and Yours” is Hong Sang-Soo’s 18th directed film.