Jul 4 2018

Script reading and gosa ceremony for thriller film “Diva”

A script reading and gosa ceremony for upcoming thriller film “Diva” took place June 25, 2018. The movie stars Shin Min-A in the main character role and also has Lee Yoo-Young, Lee Kyu-Hyung and Oh Ha-Nee in supporting roles. The movie will be directed by Jo Seul-Ye. Her prior screen writing credits include “Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned” and “A Taxi Driver.”  Shin Min-A stated at the script reading “After reading the scenario, I became fascinated. In order to play a character that is a diva in diving, I got absorbed in practicing diving.”

Filming for “Diva” begins in the middle of this month and the movie will be released sometime next year in South Korea.

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Jul 2 2018

Ma Dong-Seok cast in sequel film “The Outlaws 2”

According to distributor Kiwi Media Group, sequel film “The Outlaws 2” will be made and Ma Dong-Seok will reprise the lead role of Ma Suk-Do. Kang Yoon-Sung, director and screenwriter of the first “The Outlaws” film, will also return to direct the sequel film. The original “The Outlaws” film was released in October, 2017 and turned into a surprise box-office hit. The film followed a group of neighborhood cops as they tried to take down rival Chinese-Korean ethnic gangs. Screenplay for “The Outlaws 2” is being written now and filming is set to start sometime in mid-2019.

 

Jun 27 2018

Park Jung-Min & Ryoo Seung-Bum cast in movie “Tazza 3”

Park Jung-Min & Ryoo Seung-Bum cast in sequel film “Tazza 3.” The film is based on comic “Tazza: One-Eyed Jack” illustrated by Huh Young-Man (the third comic in the “Tazza” series). Park Jung-Min will play the lead role of Do Il-Chool. He is a poker player and his father is Jjakgwi (played by Ju Jin-Mo in the 2006 film “Tazza: The High Rollers“). Ryoo Seung-Bum will play the character of “Aekku.” His name means literally one-eyed person. Movie will. be directed by Kwon Oh-Kwang (“Collective Invention“).

“Tazza 3” will be released sometime next year in South Korea.

Jun 21 2018

Two teaser posters for movie “The Spy Gone North”

Here’s two teaser posters for movie “The Spy Gone North” starring Hwang Jung-Min, Lee Sung-Min, Cho Jin-Woong and Ju Ji-Hoon. The period spy thriller recently had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in the Midnight Screenings section. Movie is the fifth film directed by Yoon Jong-Bin (“Nameless Gangster: Rules of The Time“). The caption on the posters states ” “1997, The spy who went to North Korea.”

“The Spy Gone North” opens August 8, 2018 in South Korea.

Jun 15 2018

Teaser trailer #2 for movie “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade”

Teaser trailer #2 for movie “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” starring Gang Dong-WonHan Hyo-Joo and Jung Woo-Sung. The first teaser showed only Gang Dong-Won and teaser trailer #2 reveals for the first time main cast members Jung Woo-Sung, Han Hyo-Joo, Han Ye-Ri, Kim Moo-Yul and Minho (‘SHINee’). Movie is based on 1999 anime “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” scripted by Mamoru Oshii and the live-action film is directed by Kim Jee-Woon.

“Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” will be released July, 2018 in South Korea.

Jun 12 2018

Teaser trailer for movie “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade”

Teaser trailer for movie “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” starring Gang Dong-Won, Han Hyo-Joo and Jung Woo-Sung. Around the 16 second mark in the teaser trailer, the Korean captions states “Human weapon called Wolf Inrang … July, 2018.” Movie is based on 1999 anime “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” written by Mamoru Oshii and the live-action film is directed by Kim Jee-Woon.

“Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” will be released sometime this July in South Korea.