Jan 20 2016

Filming finishes for movie “Take Off 2”

Filming finished January 14, 2016 for upcoming film “Take Off 2” starring Soo-Ae, Oh Dal-Su, Oh Yeon-Seo, Kim Seul-Gi, Jin Ji-Hee. Filming took about 3 months to complete. Like its predecessor, 2009 box-office hit “Take Off,” movie follows a newly formed national Korean team as they prepare to take part in international competition. This time around, the team consists of women, as they form the country’s first female national ice hockey team.

In the film, Soo-Ae will star as Ji-Won. Her character is North Korean defector. She played on the national women’s ice hockey for North Korea.

Oh Dal-Su will play the coach for the national women’s ice hockey team.

Oh Yeon-Seo will play a character who was kicked off the short track team and decides to join the women’s ice hockey team.

Release date for “Take Off 2” will take place sometime this year in South Korea.


Jan 18 2016

Teaser trailer for movie “Missing You”

Teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “Missing You” (English title) starring Shim Eun-Kyung, Yoon Je-Moon & Kim Sung-Oh. Movie is directed by Mo Hong-Jin (screenwriter for 2007 film “Our Town“). Still image above is the first of actress Shim Eun-Kyung in the film. Story for the film has Shim Eun-Kyung playing a young woman whose father was killed by a serial killer 15 years earlier. She has waited for his release from prison since then.

Release date for “Missing You” is now set for sometime in March, 2016 in South Korea.

Jan 15 2016

Hwang Jung-Min, So Ji-Sub, Song Joong-Ki cast in movie “Battleship Island”

Actors Hwang Jung-Min, So Ji-Sub & Song Joong-Ki are cast in new movie “Battleship Island” (literal title) directed by Ryoo Seung-Wan (“Veteran“). Story for “Battleship Island” is set in the early 20th century, when South Korea is under Japanese occupation. Some 400 Koreans are forced onto Battleship Island to mine for coal. The official name of Battleship Island is Hashima Island and the island picked up the nickname of Battleship Island due to its shape resembling a battelship. Hwang Jung-Min plays Lee Kang-Ok. His character was deceived into going to Battleship Island. He has a daughter which he does anything to protect. So Ji-Sub plays Choi Chil-Sung. His character is a top fighter. He makes trouble on Battleship Island. Song Jong-Ki plays Park Moo-Young. His character belongs to the Korean Independence group. He attempts to rescue a fellow member on Battleship Island.

“Battleship Island” will be released sometime in 2017 in South Korea.

Jan 14 2016

Byun Yo-Han cast in movie “Will You Be There?”

Actor Byun Yo-Han is cast in upcoming movie “Will You Be There?” starring Kim Yun-Seok. Movie “Will You Be There?” is based on French novel “Seras-tu là ?” by Guillaume Musso and directed by Hong Ji-Young (“The Naked Kitchen“).

Setup for movie “Will You Be There” has Kim Yun-Seok playing a surgeon, Soo-Hyun. Soo-Hyun is terminally ill. He deeply wishes to see his girlfriend who died in an accident 30 years earlier. Soo-Hyun then gets 10 pills which allows him to travel back in time. He goes back in time to save his girlfriend. There, in his past, he meets his younger self played by Byun Yo-Han.

Filming for “Will You Be There?” begins sometime in the first half of this year in South Korea.