"The Journals of Musan" wins top prize at film fest in Russia

May 31 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

The Journals of Musan wins top prize at film fest in Russia

Korean film "The Journals of Musan" has scored a win at this year's Andrei Trakovsky Film Festival held in Russia. According to the official website of the festival on Tuesday, "Musan," helmed and starring Park Jung-bum,

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Song Joong ki cast in new historical drama

May 31 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Actor Song Joong-ki has been cast in a new historical drama set to air in September, informed his agency Sidus HQ on Tuesday. According to a press release by Sidus HQ, Song will play a young prince in an upcoming historical

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Han Jae-suk and Honey Lee cast in new action film

May 31 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Han Jae-suk and Honey Lee cast in new action film

Korean actors Han Jae-suk and actress Honey Lee have been cast in a new action flick, according to the film's distributor NEW. On Tuesday, NEW announced in a press release that Han and Lee will play the leads

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The Murderer, The Yellow Sea to premiere overseas

May 31 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

The Murderer, The Yellow Sea to premiere overseas

Korean film "The Murderer (The Yellow Sea)" will premiere overseas starting this summer, according to the movie's distributor Showbox on Monday.Starting with France and Belgium

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Lee Seo-jin back with another sageuk

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Lee Seo-jin back with another sageuk

This should perk up fans of mania drama Damo: Its star Lee Seo-jin and writer Jung Hyung-soo are re-teaming for a new MBC fusion sageuk drama that sheds new light on the life of Baekje-era general Kye Baek, which is also the drama's name.

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Festival officially renamed, adds to cast

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Festival officially renamed, adds to cast

So it looks like your creative juices have not been wasted. Upcoming campus music youth drama Festival, which now bears the Korean title You've Fallen for Me, has been officially renamed with the English title here at DramaFever.

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Lee Da-hae hit with lawsuit for breach of contract

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Lee Da-hae hit with lawsuit for breach of contract

More trouble for actress Lee Da-hae, who is being hit with a lawsuit for dropping out of Coffee, the period spy film that cast Kim So-yeon to replace her.

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Kang Haneul joins You're My Pet

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kang Haneul joins You're My Pet

A newbie's been added to the manga-adapted movie You're My Pet, which brings the movie's Haneul count to two: First Kim Haneul and now Kang Haneul. (Not to mention Jang Geun-seok

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Yoon Shi-yoon eyes drama for next project

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Yoon Shi-yoon eyes drama for next project

From King of Baking to King of Vegetables? One of last year's biggest breakout stars, Baker King Kim Tak-gu Yoon Shi-yoon is reportedly planning a comeback to dramaland, this time as a master of veggies? The upcoming drama

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Park Shin-hye heads to school for You’ve Fallen For Me

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Park Shin-hye heads to school for You’ve Fallen For Me

With the madness of all those dramas premiering and teasing and promo-ing these days, I'm not entirely sure that these are the first stills we've seen from Park Shin-hye'

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Lee Jin-wook joins Han Ye-seul in spy drama

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Lee Jin-wook joins Han Ye-seul in spy drama

Han Ye-seul (Will It Snow For Christmas?) was cast as the lead in Myung-wol the Spy last month, and now Lee Jin-wook (City of Glass) joins her in the KBS drama in his first

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Lee Da-hae's Ripley poster shoot

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Lee Da-hae's Ripley poster shoot

Lee Da-hae takes a femme fatale look for the poster shoot of her upcoming drama Ripley, and compares her character to a flower: "She has the charm of a dandelion, simple and friendly, but she's also got the elegance of a rose, where you see her once and would never forget her. Miri is like a rose with sharp thorns

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Gong Yoo, Jung Yumi's Crucible wraps filming

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Gong Yoo, Jung Yumi's Crucible wraps filming

Filming has wrapped on Crucible and now we get our first look with these stills, featuring leads Gong Yoo (Coffee Prince) and Jung Yumi (Oki's Movie, Come Closer).

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Dream High 2 begins pre-production

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Dream High 2 begins pre-production

Dream High Season 2 is ready to begin pre-production work, according to a source with the production company, who's aiming to broadcast the sequel next January. While airdates are always flexible, the producers are in a good position

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Lee Byung-heon's black and white High Cut shoot

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Lee Byung-heon's black and white High Cut shoot

Lee Byung-heon (IRIS) sort of looks the same in every single photo shoot he's ever taken. But when you look as good as he does — and for so many years, without seemingly aging — who needs variety?

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Jung Yong-hwa goes from nice guy to rude hero

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Jung Yong-hwa goes from nice guy to rude hero

Jung Yong-hwa became known for playing the nice guy in You're Beautiful, where he fell for the girl, helped her as much as he could, and then had to watch her fall for his (haughty, cold-seeming) best buddy. For his first leading role, in the upcoming MBC

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Cha Seung-won I am Dokko Jin

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Cha Seung-won: I am Dokko Jin

Six episodes in, Best Love is doing strong, and it looks poised to do even better with one competitor bowing out of the ratings race

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Sunny breaks 2 million tickets in two weeks

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Sunny breaks 2 million tickets in two weeks

Looks like hit-maker Kang Hyung-chul is out to break his own record. Sunny has already sold over 2 million tickets in fifteen days, breaking Speed Scandal‘s 2 million mark by one day

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"My Love My Family" rules for 2nd week

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

My Love My Family rules for 2nd week

KBS weekend drama "My Love My Family" led TV charts for a second consecutive week, according to the reports by media research companies for the final week of May. Data revealed on Monday showed that "My Love My Family" marked

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Kangta cast in Chinese historical drama

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kangta cast in Chinese historical drama

Singer Kangta has been cast in a Chinese historical drama, according to his agency SM Entertainment on Monday. SM announced through a press release that Kangta will play an emperor in the series whose title is translated into "Violin

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Yoo Ah-in as a high school brawler in Wan-deuk-yi

May 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Yoo Ah-in as a high school brawler in Wan-deuk-yi

Here's a look at Yoo Ah-in's (Sungkyunkwan Scandal) next project, where he stars as the titular Wan-deuk-yi in a coming-of-age tale based on a manhwa of the same name. (The character's name is Wan-deuk,

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Eric denies being cast in Han Ye-seul drama

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

Eric denies being cast in Han Ye-seul drama

Singer and actor Eric's agency has denied he has been cast in an upcoming KBS drama. An official from Top Class Entertainment told 10Asia on Friday that he had received the script for the upcoming TV series

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Film producer Chung Tae-won charged with embezzlement

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

Film producer Chung Tae-won charged with embezzlement

Chung Tae-won, chief of top production company Taewon Entertainment of hit film series "Marrying the Mafia" and drama "IRIS," has been charged with embezzling funds from his company.

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Hyun Bin, Lee Byung-hun win top prizes at Paeksang

May 27 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Hyun Bin, Lee Byung-hun win top prizes at Paeksang

Korean actors Hyun Bin and Lee Byung-hun won the grand prize at the 47th Paeksang Arts Awards held at Kyung-hee University in Seoul on Thursday. Hyun Bin was crowned the top winner in the TV category for his portrayal of Kim Ju-won in SBS

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Nicholas Carr says SNS "for better or for worse"

May 27 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Nicholas Carr says SNS for better or for worse

American technology guru Nicholas Carr has said the emergence of social network services (SNS) such as Twitter has made the world a "for better or for worse" place to live.

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The Greatest Love rises as new champion on TV chart

May 27 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

The Greatest Love rises as new champion on TV chart

MBC's romantic series "The Greatest Love" emerged a new champion on the Wednesdays and Thursdays primetime slot, according to the results shown by two media research companies on Friday. "The Greatest Love," a comical romance between a top celebrity and a former idol singer, came in first after posting average viewership ratings of 14.8 percent on Total National Multimedia Statistics'

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