English subtitled trailer added for movie “Take Point” starring Ha Jung-Woo and Lee Sun-Kyun. In the film, Ha Jung-Woo plays a character that leads a U.S. mercenary group. They are hired by the CIA to enter a secret tunnel built by the North Koreans along the DMZ and take out a target there. The target turns out to be the North Korean leader. Several unexpected twists and surprises then occur. As per the trailer, Ha Jung-Woo speaks extensive English in the film. Movie is directed by Kim Byung-Woo (“The Terror Live“).
“Take Point” will be released December 26, 2018 in South Korea.
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Lee Joon-Ho (2PM) and Jung So-Min are cast for the lead roles in new movie “Gibang Bachelor” (literal title). The film is set during the Joseon period. For the film, Lee Joon-Ho will play Heo Saek. He becomes the first male gisaeng (courtesan) in Joseon. Jung So-Min will play Hae-Won. She falls in love with Heo Saek. The “Gibang” in the title refers to the place where gisaeng work. Filming for “Gibang Bachelor” begins December, 2018.
“Gibang Bachelor” will be released sometime next year in South Korea.
Teaser trailer and poster added for comedy film “Extreme Job” (literal title) starring Ryoo Seung-Ryong and Lee Honey. Movie is directed by Lee Byeong-Hun. The film follows five detectives who go undercover as employees at a chicken restaurant to take down a crime gang.
“Extreme Job” will be released January, 2019 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer and new teaser poster added for action film “Older Sister” (literal title) starring Lee Si-Young. The premise for the film is simple enough with an older sister (Lee Si-Young) attempting to find her younger sister and kicking major ass in the process.
In addition, “Older Sister” is now set for release December 26, 2018 in South Korea.
First teaser trailer for movie “Malmoi” starring Yu Hae-Jin and Yoon Kye-Sang. Movie is directed by Uhm Yoo-Na (screenwriter for movie “A Taxi Driver“). The film is set in the 1940’s and follows two men who work together to publish a Korean dictionary. This was at a time when Korea was occupied by Japan and they could not speak Korean.
“Malmoi” will be released January, 2018 in South Korea.
Choi Si-Won is cast for the lead male role in new KBS2 drama series “Fellow Citizens” (literal title). The drama series will be scripted by Han Jung-Hoon (“Bad Guys “). In the drama series Choi Si-Won will play conman Yang Jung-Kook. He gets involved in a case and somehow ends up running for the national assembly. Genre for the drama series is crime-comedy-drama.
“Fellow Citizens” will first air March, 2019 (takes over KBS2’s Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot after “My Lawyer, Mr. Jo Season 2“).
See list of nominees and winners at the just concluded 39th Blue Dragon Film Awards. Movie “1987: When The Day Comes” won “Best Film,” “Best Actor” (Kim Yun-Seok) and “Best_Cinematography & Lighting,” while “The Spy Gone North” won “Best Director” (Yoon Jong-Bin) and “Best Art Design.” Actress Han Ji-Min also won “Best Actress” for movie “Miss Baek.”
Here’s the first teaser poster for upcoming movie “Malmoi” starring Yu Hae-Jin and Yoon Kye-Sang. The film is directed by Uhm Yoo-Na who previously wrote the screenplay for movie “A Taxi Driver.” “Malmoi” is set in the 1940’s when Korea was under Japanese rule. Speaking the Korean language was banned at that time and two men from different backgrounds work together to publish a Korean dictionary.
The teaser poster also reveals that “Malmoi” is scheduled for release January, 2019 in Japan.
Here’s the first still image of Park Seo-Joon in upcoming movie “The Divine Fury” (English title). In the film, Park Seo-Joon plays Yong-Hoo. He is a champion martial art fighter and with Priest An (Ahn Sung-Ki) goes up against the most powerful evil. Actor Woo Do-Hwan plays a major villain in the film. Filming for the movie began August 14, 2018 and is still ongoing. At the recently concluded American Film Market, “The Divine Fury” sold to 18 countries including Hong Kong, Germany and Japan. Meanwhile, Actress Esom was first cast to make a special appearance as Nun Teresa in the movie, but she had to drop out due to her busy filming schedule with currently airing JTBC drama series “The Third Charm.” Actress Kim Si-Eun will now play the character instead.
“The Divine Fury” will be released sometime next year in South Korea.
Teaser trailer for movie “The Drug King” starring Song Kang-Ho, Cho Jung-Seok and Bae Doo-Na. Movie is set in the 1970’s and follows a small-time criminal (Song Kang-Ho) as he ascends to become the drug king of meth.
“The Drug King” is now set for release December 19, 2018 in South Korea.