Lee Byung-Hun & Kong Hyo-Jin are cast in new movie “Single Rider.” Movie will be directed by first-time feature film director Lee Joo-Young. Story for the film has Lee Byung-Hun and Kong Hyo-Jin playing husband and wife. Lee Byung-Hun’s character works as a branch manager for an investment firm. Kong Hyo-Jin’s character and son then go to Australia for their son’s studies, but the husband loses everything and goes to Australia.
Filming for “Single Rider” begins March, 2016.
Shim Eun-Kyung is cast in upcoming movie “Special Citizen” (literal title) which has already cast Choi Min-Sik and Kwak Do-Won. Movie will be directed by Park In-Je (“Moby Dick“). Story for “Special Citizen” follows a Seoul mayor and his political rivals as the Seoul mayor runs for election for the third time. Shim Eun-Kyung will play the chief of the Youth Innovation Committee. Filming for the movie begins sometime during the first half of this year.
Ryoo Joon-Yeol ,who just finished performing in popular tvN drama series “Reply 1988,” is cast in upcoming movie “The King” which Zo In-Sung, Jung Woo-Sung, Bae Sung-Woo and Lee Joo-Yeon are already cast. In the film, he will play Tae-Soo’s (Zo In-Sung) friend who becomes a gang boss. Meanwhile, actress Kim A-Joong has been offered the lead female role and she is currently considering the offer. If she accepts the offer, she will play the wife of Zo In-Sung’s character. Movie is directed by Han Jae-Rim (“The Face Reader“).
Filming for “The King” begins next month in South Korea.
Here’s the first teaser poster for upcoming mystery-thriller film “Musudan” starring Lee Ji-Ah and Kim Min-Jun. Story for the film takes place along the Korean Demilitarized Zone. A string of missing persons turned deaths take place on the DMZ. A unit led by Jo Jin-Ho (Kim Min-Jun) and Shin Yoo-Hwa (Lee Ji-Ah) have 24 hours to figure out the truth.
“Musudan” will be released February, 2016 in South Korea.
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.
Main trailer added for upcoming romance film “A Man and a Woman” starring Jeon Do-Yeon and Gong Yoo. Movie is directed by Lee Yoon-Ki (“Ad Lib Night“/”My Dear Enemy“). “A Man and a Woman” will be released sometime next month in South Korea.
English subtitled trailer added for upcoming romance film “After Love” starring Park Si-Hoo and Yoon Eun-Hye. Movie is directed by Eo Il-Seon (“Plastic Tree“).
“After Love” will be released sometime in the second half of this year in South Korea.
English subtitled teaser trailer added for upcoming romantic-comedy film “Like for Likes” starring Lee Mi-Yeon, Yoo Ah-In, Kim Ju-Hyeok, Choi Ji-Woo, Kang Ha-Neul & Esom. “Like for Likes” will be released February 18, 2016 in South Korea.
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.
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.