Apr 27 2017

Main trailer for movie “The Merciless”

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.

Apr 24 2017

Two teaser posters for movie “Park Yeol”

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.

Apr 18 2017

Kim Ju-Hyeok cast in movie “Heungbu”

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.

Apr 13 2017

First script reading for movie “Preparation”

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.

Apr 13 2017

So Ji-Sub and Son Ye-Jin offered lead roles in movie “Be With You”

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.”

Apr 11 2017

Han Hyo-Joo offered lead female role in movie “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade”

Han Hyo-Joo has been offered the lead female role in upcoming “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” co-starring Gang Dong-Won. Jung Woo-Sung has previously received to play a major supporting character and he is still considering the offer. Movie “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” is a remake of 1999 anime film”Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade.” If Han Hyo-Joo accepts, she will play Lee Yoon-Hee. Her character is in her early 30’s. Also, Han Hyo-Joo is currently filming movie “Golden Slumber” with Gang Dong-Won, so if she accepts the pair will work in two consecutive films together. “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” will be directed by Kim Jee-Woon.