Teaser posters added for upcoming Korean War film “Operation Chromite” starring Lee Jung-Jae, Lee Beom-Soo and U.S. actor Liam Neeson. Movie is directed by John H. Lee (“Into the Gunfire“) and is set during the Korean War prior to the “Battle of Inchon.”
“Operation Chromite” will be released this July in South Korea.
Lee Yo-Won is cast in new movie “The Youngest” (literal title). The film is directed by first time feature film director Ma Dae-Yoon. The story for the film will revolve around four siblings and Lee Yo-Won will play the second oldest among the four siblings. Her character, Oh Soo-Kyung, works as a reporter and has a hot temper. Casting for the other main characters has yet to be announced.
Teaser trailer and characters posters added for upcoming thriller film “The Truth Beneath” starring Son Ye-Jin & Kim Ju-Hyeok. Movie is written and directed by Lee Kyoung-Mi (“Crush and Blush“).
“The Truth Beneath” will be released June 23, 2016 in South Korea.
Moon Geun-Young is cast in new movie “Glass Garden” (literal title). The film will be directed by Shin Su-Won (“Pluto“/”Madonna“). In the upcoming film, Moon Geun-Young will play Jae-Yeon. Her character is doctoral student and works as a researcher in artificial blood. She has her own hidden place at a green house. Jae-Yeon then crosses paths with a writer, previously caught in a plagiarism scandal.
Filming for “Glass Garden” begins May, 2016 in South Korea.
Two main posters and release date added for Park Chan-Wook directed film “The Handmaiden” starring Ha Jung-Woo, Kim Min-Hee & Kim Tae-Ri. “The Handmaiden” is now set for release June 1, 2016 in South Korea. Movie is based on novel “Fingersmith” by Sarah Waters and will have its world premiere in the competition section of this year’s Cannes Film Festival (May 11-22, 2016).
Lee Jung-Jae and Kim Ha-Neul are now cast in upcoming movie “With God” (literal title). Previously announced cast members include Ha Jung-Woo, Cha Tae-Hyun, Ju Ji-Hoon, Ma Dong-Seok, Kim Hyang-Gi, Do Kyung-Soo (‘EXO-K’) & Kim Dong-Wook. Movie will be directed by Kim Yong-Hwa (“200 Pounds Beauty“/”Take Off“) and is based on webcomic “Singwa Hamgge” by Joo Ho-Min. Story for the film is set in a purgatory world where angels of deaths take part in trials of humans to determine their eternal fate.
In the upcoming film, Lee Jung-Jae will play King Yeomra. His character is the God of Death. Kim Ha-Neul will play the God of Betrayal Hell.
“With God” will be released sometime in 2017.
Choi Sung-Won, who plays supporting character Dong-Rae, has dropped out of JTBC drama series “Mirror of the Witch.” During filming of the drama series he received light bruising, but his recovery was slower than usual. He went to the hospital for a checkup and was then diagnosed with acute leukemia on May 4, 2016. His leukemia was caught in the early stages and there is a high chance of curing his illness through treatment. His character was originally scripted to appear throughout the drama series, but will now only appear in the early portions of the drama series. Best wishes to Choi Sung-Won.
“Mirror of the Witch” first airs May 13, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s the international poster for movie “The Age of Shadows” starring Song Kang-Ho, Gong Yoo & Han Ji-Min. Movie is directed by Kim Jee-Woon (“The Good, The Bad, The Weird“). The international poster is to promote the film at the Cannes Film Market (May 11-20, 2016).
Main trailer added for upcoming movie “Horror Stories III” starring Im Seul-Ong, Kyung Soo-Jin, Park Jung-Min & Hong Eun-Hee. Like its predecessors 2012 film “Horror Stories” and 2013 film “Horror Stories II,” “Horror Stories III” is set up as an omnibus film with 3 separate stories. This time around, the three stories are set in the past, present and future. Min Kyu-Dong will direct a segment that ties the three stories together.
“Horror Stories Ⅲ” opens June 2, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s 6 relationship posters for upcoming movie “The Handmaiden” directed by Park Chan-Wook. The relationship posters are of main performers Ha Jung-Woo, Kim Min-Hee, Kim Tae-Ri andCho Jin-Woong. “The Handmaiden” will have its world premiere in the competition section at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and then its general premiere sometime this June in South Korea.