Chun Jung-myung cast in upcoming noir film

Aug 04 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Chun Jung-myung cast

Korean actor Chun Jung-myung has joined the cast of a film noir drama film also starring top actor Song Kang-ho and actress Sin Se-gyeong, his first time to take on a big screen role since being discharged from the military late last year.The film's distributor CJ Entertainment announced in a press release on Wednesday that Chun will be playing a c...

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Photo of Lee Wan in military revealed

Aug 04 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Photo of Lee Wan in military

A new photograph of actor Lee Wan, in his third week of training as part of fulfilling the country's mandatory military duties, has been revealed on the Korean Army's website.The Nonsan military camp in South Chungcheong Province on Tuesday posted a photo of the 26-year-old actor on a section titled 'Search for Faces We Miss' on its official websit...

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Decision on Park Jae-beom drama casting yet to come

Aug 04 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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The decision on former boy band 2PM leader Park Jae-beom appearing in a drama tentatively titled "Secret Garden" has yet to be made, according to his agency on Wednesday.SidusHQ stated through a press release that negotiations regarding Park's casting for the upcoming SBS TV series had been "going positively" and they are now waiting for a response...

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"Dong Yi" still No. 1 even with drop in TV ratings

Aug 04 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Dong Yi

MBC's historical epic "Dong Yi - Jewel in the Crown" held onto its position atop TV charts for the 17th consecutive week, despite a sudden drop in viewership ratings. Figures from TNmS (Total National Multimedia Statistics) on Wednesday indicated that "Dong Yi," into its 40th episode, brought in ratings of 23.9 percent on August 2 and dropped by ex...

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Lee Jun-ki says "depressed about Joo Ji-hoon turning first private

Aug 03 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Lee Jun-ki

Lee Jun-ki says "I was depressed since this morning because Joo Ji-hoon became a first-class private today" Press conference for military musical "Voyage of Life" [tentative title] With the increasing number of celebrity officers serving in the military compared to previous years, the quantity and quality of military-produced contents have been ...

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PHOTO's Actors Lee Jun-ki, Joo Ji-hoon attends "Voyage of Life" press conference

Aug 03 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Actor Joo Ji-hoon part of the cast of military musical "Voyage of Life," speaks at a press conference for the show held at Dongsoong Art Hall in Seoul, South Korea on August 2, 2010.

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Kim Seung-woo joins TV series "Athena" cast

Aug 03 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kim Seung-woo joins TV series

Korean actor Kim Seung-woo, who starred in blockbuster TV series "IRIS" last year, has joined the cast of its upcoming spin-off series "Athena: Goddess of War," according to the show's producer Taewon Entertainment on Tuesday.Taewon announced in a press release that the actor will be reprising his role from the original series, playing North Korea'...

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INTERVIEW Hollywood's "Remake King" Roy Lee

Aug 03 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Remake King Roy Lee

For years, Korean-American producer Roy Lee of Beverly Hills-based Vertigo Entertainment has well maintained his reputation as Hollywood's "Remake King."It first started with "The Ring," where Lee gained his first onscreen credit as executive producer after selling the remake right of Japanese horror flick "Ringu" on behalf of its Asian distributor...

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REVIEW TV series "Gloria" - Premiere episode

Aug 02 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Gloria

"Gloria" - First and second episodes (MBC TV, 7:55 PM) The child of a concubine in a conglomerate family who has deep wounds in his heart and the poor woman who has to struggle desperately to survive and provide for her burdening family. The plot of TV series "Gloria" is openly cliche. The characters are familiarly placed in the drama like standa...

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Kim Bum named PR ambassador for Hallyu Dream Festival

Aug 02 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

KimBum named PR ambassador

Several Korean stars including actors Kim Bum and Yoon Sang-hyun have been appointed PR ambassadors for the upcoming Hallyu Dream Festival to be held next month in the city of Gyeong-ju in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. The event's organizing committee announced in a press release on Monday that they have named Kim Bum as the publicity amb...

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Japanese novelist, director, singer Hitonari Tsuji's Movie Picks

Aug 02 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Novelist Hitonari Tsuji has always presented us with a slice of what romantic relationships are like. Junsei's emotions, full of love for Aoi yet being unable to date her again, were delivered to readers of his book "Calmi Cuori Appassionati." And Hitonari's ability to depict so meticulously on a man's emotions, as if weaving lace, stood valid for ...

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"Salt" topples "Inception" in local box office

Aug 02 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Salt

Hollywood film "Salt" made its debut atop the local box office chart over the weekend, taking the crown from last week's winner "Inception."The Korean Box Office System (KOBIS) indicated that "Salt," which opened in local theaters on July 29, attracted 720,450 moviegoers during the weekend of July 30 to August 1. "Salt," starring Angelina Jolie and...

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"Bread" continues to lead pack on weekly TV chart

Aug 02 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Bread, Love and Dreams

KBS series "Bread, Love and Dreams" continued to lead the pack on weekly TV charts, taking the crown for the fifth consecutive week. Figures from TNmS (Total National Multimedia Statistics) and AGB Nielsen Media Research indicated that the baking drama scored ratings of 39.8 percent and 37.3 percent, respectively, during the week of July 26 to Augu...

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