Feb 21 2018

Lee Young-Ae cast in movie “Find Me”

Lee Young-Ae is cast in movie “Find Me” (literal title). Although Lee Young-Ae starred in 2017 SBS drama series “Saimdang, Light’s Diary,” this is her first movie acting role since 2005 film “Sympathy for Lady Vengeance.” In the film “Find Me,” Lee Young-Ae will play a mother named Jung-Yeon. She has a son with a mental disability. Her son then disappears from a playground and Jung-Yeon tries to find her son. Movie will be directed by first time feature film director Kim Seung-Woo.

Filming for “Find Me” will begin sometime during the first half of this year in South Korea.

Feb 21 2018

Main posters for movie “Be With You”

Here’s 2 main posters for upcoming movie “Be With You” starring So Ji-Sub and Son Ye-Jin. Caption on the left poster asks “Do you have? The only one person like a miracle” and the poster on the right states “She, who died 1 year ago, comes back.”

“Be With You” will be released March 14, 2018 in South Korea.

 

Feb 21 2018

Park Seo-Joon offered lead role in new movie “Saja”

Park Seo-Joon has been offered the lead role in new movie “Saja” (Korean title). The film is written and directed by Kim Joo-Hwan. Park Seo-Joon and director Kim Joo-Hwan worked together previously in 2017 film “Midnight Runners.” Currently, Park Seo-Joon is “positively considering” the offer. If Park Seo-Joon accepts will play a man who lost his father. The title of the film “Saja” means “Lion” in English.

Feb 21 2018

Trailer for movie “Butterfly Sleep”

Trailer for Japanese-Korean film “Butterfly Sleep” starring Miho Nakayama and Kim Jae-Wook. Movie is written and directed by Jeong Jae-Eun (“Take Care of My Cat“). The film revolves around 54-year-old novelist Ryoko Matsumura (Miho Nakayama) and twenty something year old Chan-Hae (Kim Jae-Wook). Chan-Hae is from South Korea and he helps Ryoko Matsumura write her latest novel. During their time together they fall in love, but Ryoko Matsumura has Alzheimer’s.

“Butterfly Sleep” had its world premiere in October, 2017 at the Busan International Film Festival and will be released May 12, 2018 in Japan.

Feb 20 2018

First still images of Hyun Bin and Jang Dong-Gun in movie “Outbreak”

Filming for movie “Outbreak” (literal title), starring Hyun-Bin and Jang Dong-Gun, finished February 13, 2018 and took about 5 months to complete. Meanwhile, here’s the first still images of Hyun-Bin and Jang Dong-Gun in the upcoming film. Hyun-Bin plays Prince Lee Chung and returns to Joseon after 10 years in Qing. He then chases after a monster. Jang Dong-Gun plays Kim Ja-Joon. He dreams of reforming Joseon. Movie is directed by Kim Sung-Hoon.

 

“Outbreak” will be released sometime later this year in South Korea.

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Feb 19 2018

Trailer for movie “Be With You”

Trailer for upcoming movie “Be With You” starring So Ji-Sub and Son Ye-Jin. Caption around the 20 second mark in the trailer states in Korean “She who died, comes back without any memories of her past,” which sums up the film pretty well. “Be With You” is based on 2003 Japanese novel “Ima, Ai ni Yukimasu” by Takuji Ichikawa.

“Be With You” will be released March 14, 2018 in South Korea.

Feb 19 2018

Cho Jung-Seok and Ryoo Joon-Yeol cast in movie “Bbaengban”

Cho Jung-Seok and Ryoo Joon-Yeol are cast in movie “Bbaengban” co-starring Kong Hyo-Jin. In the upcoming film, Ryoo Joon-Yeol will play Seo Min-Jae. He works on a hit-and-run investigation team with Eun Shi-Yeon (Kong Hyo-Jin). They try to take down former F1 race car driver and now businessman Jung Jae-Cheol (Cho Jung-Seok). In addition, Yum Jung-Ah, Jeon Hye-Jin and Key (‘SHINee’) are cast in supporting roles. Movie is directed by Han Jun-Hee (“Coin Locker Girl“). Filming for the movie will begin March, 2018 and the film will be released at a later date via Showbox.

 

 

Feb 17 2018

Kim You-Jung, Choi Woo-Sik, Jung So-Min make cameo appearance in movie “Golden Slumber”

Kim You-Jung, Choi Woo-Sik and Jung So-Min make cameo appearances in just released film “Golden Slumber.” Their cameo appearances were not announced until after the film’s release on February 14, 2018 as a nice surprise. Movie “Golden Slumber” is based on novel “Golden Slumber” by Kotaro Isaka. Story for the film follows delivery man Gun-Woo (Gang Dong-Won) who gets framed for the assassination of a presidential candidate. He then goes on the run.

For the cameo appearances, Kim You-Jung plays Soo-A. She is an idol singer and she is saved by Gun-Woo (Gang Dong-Won) from a dangerous situation. Choi Woo-Sik plays Joo-Hoo. He is the younger brother of Gun-Woo, but they are not blood related. Lastly, Jung So-Min plays Yoo-Mi. She is a friend of Gun-Woo, but she gets into a physical fight with Gun-Woo.