Korean film "Showdown" sold to France and Thailand

Feb 28 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Korean film Showdown sold to France and Thailand

Korean movie "Showdown" has been sold to France and Thailand at the film market during a film fest in Berlin, according to the film's promoter

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"My Black Mini-dress" cast attend press conference

Feb 28 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

 My Black Mini-dress cast attend press conference

Female cast and director attend a press conference for upcoming film "My Black Mini-dress" held in Seoul, South Korea on February 28, 2011

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Oh Ji-ho, Han Chae-young cast for new MBC drama

Feb 28 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Oh Ji-ho, Han Chae-young cast for new MBC drama

Korean actors Oh Ji-ho and Han Chae-young have been cast as the leads for an upcoming MBC drama, according to the show's promoter Tree J. Company

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KBS' "Smile Again" No. 1 on weekly TV chart for 4th win

Feb 28 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

KBS Smile Again No. 1 on weekly TV chart for 4th win

KBS' drama "Smile Again" took the No. 1 spot on the weekly TV charts for the fourth consecutive week, revealing no changes in ranking amongst

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Children maintains hold on local box office for 2nd win

Feb 28 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Children maintains hold on local box office for 2nd win

Documentary film "Children" grabbed its second win on the local box office chart during the weekend of February 25 to 27

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REVIEW MBC TV series My Princess Finale episode

Feb 25 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

REVIEW MBC TV series My Princess Finale episode

We knew from the very start -- that princess Lee Seul (Kim Tae-hee) and heir to conglomerate and diplomat Park Hye-young (Song Seung-heon) would overcome any and every hardship, difficulty and opposition to make their love work out. Even the detail that their happy ending would end with a kissing scene was predictable. Of course, this is not a faul...

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REVIEW KBS series PRESIDENT Final Episode

Feb 25 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

REVIEW KBS series PRESIDENT Final Episode

KBS2 PRESIDENT: Final Episode Tue 9:55 PM The will to become president at all costs, even if one has to defy the boundaries of truth and false and switch the means and goals, was the only weapon that Jang Il-joon (played by Choi Soo-jong) held for competing in the race for presidency for he was neither the most righteous nor the most upright nor st...

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Park Min-young Song Picks

Feb 25 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Park Min-young Song Picks

Actress Park Min-young has always been the one to enchant people. She was a girl called Yoo-mi whose beauty was enough to shake a friendship in sitcom "High Kick," (MBC, 2006) a child ready to blossom into a full woman in horror story "Gumiho," (KBS, 2008) and princess Nak-rang who became a victim of a tragic love in

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Park Si-hoo fan meeting in Taiwan postponed to June

Feb 25 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Park Si-hoo fan meeting in Taiwan postponed to June

Actor Park Si-hoo's fan meeting in Taiwan, which was originally scheduled for the end of this month, has been postponed to June, disclosed his agency Eyagi Entertainment on Friday.According to Eyagi, Park has decided to put off his fan event to June in line with the airing of his latest MBC TV series "Queen of Reversals" pushed back to Taiwan the...

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INTERVIEW Director Kim Tae-yong

Feb 25 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

INTERVIEW Director Kim Tae-yong

If you could compare humans to seasons, director Kim Tae-yong would be considered autumn. In terms of color, brown, and temperature-wise, maybe around 18 degrees celsius. There is no spring-like refreshing vitality, no summer-like vigor and no winter-like chill about this man. He rather talks and smiles with a forlorn warmth that can be felt in the...

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Korea, China, Japan to jointly produce new MBC drama

Feb 25 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Korea, China, Japan to jointly produce new MBC drama

Korea, China and Japan have come together to produce an upcoming MBC drama, according to the show's promoter Tree J. Company on Friday. Tree J. announced in a press release that China's leading production company Beijing Hualu Baina Film&Tv Co., Ltd. will oversee the production while Japan's FujiTV, WOWOW and Index and Korea's W media Contents, BnC...

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Naughty Kiss to begin air in several countries in Asia

Feb 25 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Naughty Kiss to begin air in several countries in Asia

Korean TV series "Naughty Kiss" will soon go on air in several countries in Asia, notified the drama's production company Group Eight on Friday.A press release by Group Eight informed that the teenage romance series, which aired in Korea in September of last year, is scheduled to begin its run in Singapore and Malaysia on March 5 and on Japan's Fuj...

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SBS Sign maintains No.1 in TV chart for 5th week

Feb 25 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SBS Sign maintains No.1 in TV chart for 5th week

SBS drama "Sign" maintained a tight grip on the No.1 spot on primetime TV charts for Wednesdays and Thursdays for the fifth week in a row, according to reports by two major media research companies on Friday. Medical series "Sign" scored an average viewership rating of 17.2 percent on a survey by Total National Multimedia Research (TNmS) and 18...

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PREVIEW MBC TV series Royal Family

Feb 25 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

PREVIEW MBC TV series Royal Family

"I knew that would be asked." This was how director Kim Do-hoon's response started to the first question at the press conference for MBC's upcoming TV series "Royal Family" when asked how the drama will be different from SBS' Monday and Tuesday series "Midas." The two are regarded competitors because both will show in the same time slot and look in...

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Ji-sung says still steady with actress Lee bo-young

Feb 25 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Ji-sung says still steady with actress Lee bo-young

Actor Ji-sung says he is still going steady with his actress girlfriend of seven years Lee Bo-young.Ji-sung made the remark at a press conference for upcoming MBC TV series "Royal Family" in Seoul on Thursday in response to a reporter asking how the two are doing."We're doing well. You'd say we've broken up if I don't say this, right?" the actor sa...

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Film Hello Ghost to be remade in Hollywood

Feb 25 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Film  Hello Ghost to be remade in Hollywood

Korean film "Hello Ghost" will be re-made in Hollywood, according to the film’s promoting agency All That Cinema on Thursday. According to All That Cinema’s press release today, the rights to remake Hello Ghost was sold to American director Chris Columbus and his production company 1492 Pictures at this year's International Film Festival in..

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Busan film fest changes name to BIFF

Feb 25 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Busan film fest changes name to BIFF

Asia's largest annual film festival held in Korea's port city of Busan has changed its name from Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) to Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).The fest's committee announced through a press release on Thursday that they agreed to change PIFF to BIFF in line with the spelling of the city changed from Pusan to B...

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Park Shin-hye thanks fans for b-day gifts

Feb 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Park Shin-hye thanks fans for b-day gifts

Actress Park Shin-hye has thanked her fans for the birthday gifts they have sent her through her official Twitter account (http://twitter.com/ssinz).Early on Thursday, Park uploaded a photograph of herself posing in front of presents her fans had sent her for her 21st birthday with a comment below saying, "Thank you. I'm such a lucky person. I'm so...

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Han Hye-jin says almost became Fin.K.L. member

Feb 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Han Hye-jin says almost became Fin.K.L. member

Actress Han Hye-jin has said she almost debuted as a member of Fin.K.L., one of Korea's first and most popular girl groups in the late 90s.During a pre-recorded session of KBS' variety show "Happy Together 3" set to go on air today, Han explained that she was walking on a street when she was in high school when a man approached her and asked if she...

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Kwon Sang-woo to appear as cameo in Japanese drama

Feb 23 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kwon Sang-woo to appear as cameo in Japanese drama

Top Hallyu star Kwon Sang-woo will make a cameo appearance in a Japanese drama, reported several Japanese papers including Sankei Sports (SANSPO) on Thursday. According to SANSPO today, Korean actor Kwon who showed up unexpectedly at the fan

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Han Hye-jin says "working like hell" on new drama

Feb 23 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Han Hye-jin says

Actress Han Hye-jin has said that she is "working like hell" on her new drama which has been assigned in the same time slot as the prime time shows of competing broadcasters starring top Korean actresses Yum Jung-ah and Lee Yo-won.Han made the remark during a press conference for the KBS show tentatively titled "Thorn Birds" on Wednesday when asked...

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Ku Hye-sun reveals main cast for upcoming second feature

Feb 23 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Ku Hye-sun reveals main cast for upcoming second feature

Multi-talented entertainer Ku Hye-sun has revealed the main cast for her upcoming second full-length feature, according to her agency YG Entertainment on Wednesday. YG announced in a press release that Korean actors Cho Seung-woo, Ryu Duk-wang and Nam Sang-mi will play the main characters in her fantasy feature film tentatively titled "Peach Tree."...

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[REVIEW] SBS drama "Midas" 1st Episode

Feb 23 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SBS drama Midas 1st Episode

SBS series "Midas" Mon-Tue 9:55 PM "Midas," which described the values and surroundings of each of the three main leads Kim Do-hyun (played by Jang Hyuk), Yoo In-hye (Km Hee-ae) and Lee Jung-yeon (Lee Min-jung) by opening its first episode by quietly skimming over the setting they are in, let the three meet only by the time it reached its last ...

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Dream High dominates primetime slot for 6th week

Feb 23 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Dream High dominates primetime slot for 6th week

KBS drama "Dream High" has beat out its competitors in the Mondays and Tuesdays primetime slot for the sixth week, according to surveys by major media research firms on Wednesday. The drama about the lives and dreams of six teenagers who wish to debut on stage someday, reported an average viewership rating of 16.8 percent on Total National Multim...

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Actor Seo Ji-suk spends Valentine's Day with fans in Japan

Feb 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Actor Seo Ji-suk spends Valentine's Day with fans in Japan

Korean actor Seo Ji-suk held a fan meeting in Japan two weeks ago, spending Valentine's Day with 2,000 of his Japanese fans. His agency MyNameIs Entertainment announced in a press release on Tuesday that he hosted a fan event titled "Seo Ji-suk, Valentine fan Meeting in TOKYO" on February 12, kicking off the event with the Korean version of the son...

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PREVIEW SBS TV series Midas

Feb 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

PREVIEW SBS TV series Midas

The door to the room at a Chinese restaurant that young lawyer Do-hyun (Jang Hyuk) opened was not any ordinary room. The room Do-hyun entered was of a world on an entirely different level for him -- he was called there as the lawyer to Yoo Pil-sang's (Kim Sung-kyum) family, with as much wealth as the Samsung or Hyundai families, who were gathered t...

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Jang Hyuk attends "Midas" press conference

Feb 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Jang Hyuk attends  Midas press conference

Actor Jang Hyuk attends a press conference for SBS TV series "Midas" held in Seoul, South Korea on February 21, 2011.? Any copying, republication or redistribution of 10Asia's content is expressly prohibited without prior consent of 10Asia. Copyright infringement is subject to criminal and civil penalties

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[REVIEW] SBS TV series "Athena" - Final Episode

Feb 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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SBS TV series "Athena" Mon-Tue 9:55 p.m."Serving justice may sometimes come off as foolish and boring." That was what the head of the National Anti-Terror Service (NTS) Kwon Yong-gwan (played by Yoo Dong-geun) said to Jung-woo (Jung Woo-sung) after demolishing Sohn Hyuk’s (Cha Seung-won) gang. Whether that be true or not in real life, that was...

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Actress Kim Eugene in talks to star in Japanese horror flick

Feb 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Korean actress and singer Kim Eugene is highly likely to play the female lead in an upcoming Japanese horror movie which will mark her debut into the entertainment industry in Japan."Eugene is currently looking into taking on the role in the movie," an official from her agency G.G. Entertainment told 10Asia over the phone, adding that a final decis...

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