4 KBS programs to compete at Houston International Film Festival

Mar 18 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

4 KBS programs to compete at Houston International Film Festival

A total of four programs by major public network KBS have made it into the final list of the 44th annual Houston International Film Festival, according to the broadcaster on Friday. "The Slave Hunters" and "The Accidental Couple" will compete under the drama series category, film "Don't Cry For Me Sudan" for best documentary and drama special "Son ...

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REVIEW Film "The King's Speech"

Mar 18 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

There are people who live their lives doing what they want to do and others who do what they have to do. King George VI of Britain or 'Bertie' (Colin Firth) who was suddenly crowned king due to the untimely death of his father falls in the latter category. All he wanted was to live a quiet and peaceful life in the palace with his lovely wife and hi...

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Kim Jae-wook's Song Picks

Mar 18 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kim Jae-wook Song Picks

'I'm sorry but this is who I really am." This was what actor and singer Kim Jae-wook said of how he felt when he first introduced his music band Walrus at his fan meeting in Japan. In a way, he should be. After all, he was Seon-gi the sweet waffle guy who hid his passion toward an older woman behind his nonchalant expression in TV series

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Actress Bae Doo-na set to appear in upcoming movie

Mar 18 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Actress Bae Doo-na set to appear in upcoming movie

Korean actress Bae Doo-na has been set to play one of the female leads in an upcoming movie whose working title is "Korea" alongside actress Ha Ji-won. "She has been cast for the role and has been practicing for the film although she has not signed a contract yet because more details have yet to be set," an official from Barunson told 10Asia over t...

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REVIEW SBS TV Series "49 Days" - 1st Episode

Mar 18 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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"49 Days" Wed-Thurs SBS 9:55 PM 'You think all tears are the same?' Through the lips of 'Afterlife Scheduler,' (Jung Il-woo) the Death Messenger, new SBS series '49 Days' emphasizes what it means and how difficult it is to win tears that are 100 percent genuine from three people. In Ji-hyun's (Nam Kyu-ri) eyes, who fell

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INTERVIEW Actor Jung Il-woo of "49 Days"

Mar 18 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

INTERVIEW Actor Jung Il-woo of 49 Days

"I'm the first one that makes an appearance in the first episode. That too while singing to no music. (laugh)" The Jung Il-woo on the set of SBS' Wednesday and Thursday TV series "49 Days" may have been worn out from his shoots but his face was full of joy. He was sick so he had to take his medicine in the midst of the interview but he did not hide...

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MBC's "Royal Family" emerges new winner on TV chart

Mar 18 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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MBC series 'Royal Family' led the primetime slot for Wednesdays and Thursdays for the first time, according to the findings by two media research companies on Friday. 'Royal Family' starring Yum Jung-ah, Kim Young-ae and Ji-sung marked an average viewership rating of 11 percent on Total National Multimedia Research

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Photos of Hyun Bin entering Marines revealed

Mar 18 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Photos of Hyun Bin entering Marines revealed

Top Korean actor Hyun Bin, who is currently serving his two-year military service, caused a stir on the Internet on Friday after never-before-seen pictures of him entering the Marines were revealed

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Actress Choo to take legal action for nude photos

Mar 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Actress Choo to take legal action for nude photos

Korean actress Choo Ja-hyeon, 31, has said that she will take strong measures against whoever leaked nude photos of her in China.

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Star actor Jo In-seong readies himself for post-Air Force life

Mar 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Star actor Jo In-seong readies himself for post-Air Force life

'I'm eager to go back to Europe. We should see as much of the world as we can. Acting comes from the sum of our experiences' Jo In-Seong was one of Korea's most famous actors before he enlisted in the Air Force in 2009. He completes his service on May 4.

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Lee Seung gi autograph session 1500 fans in Daegu

Mar 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Lee Seung gi autograph session 1500 fans in Daegu

Lee Seung-gi paralyzed the streets of Dongseong-ro in Daegu, also known as the Myeongdong of Daegu.

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"High Kick! Season 3", casting competition ignited

Mar 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Kim Byung-wook producers "High Kick! Season 3" is hot with casting competition. Actors and actresses are lining up for the cast of the next season as the first two seasons have already produced many stars like Jeong Il-woo, Choi Daniel, Sin Se-kyeong and more.

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Wed-Thu drama war which is the lead?

Mar 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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After the end of absolute lead drama "Sign" there is about to be a new fight for the throne. Curiosity builds up on which drama among the 3 TV broadcasting companies will rise to the best after the end of "Sign" and the start of "49 Days".

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Bae Doona, lead female in "Korea" counter wit Ha Ji-won

Mar 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Bae Doona, lead female in Korea counter wit Ha Ji-won

Actress Bae Doona is positively looking over the female lead part for the movie "Korea" and is about to compete against Ha Ji-won in table tennis

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Film "A Fresh Girl" invited to int'l film festival in Boston

Mar 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Film A Fresh Girl invited to int'l film festival in Boston

A local low-budget film named "A Fresh Girl" (2009) has been invited to compete at the Boston International Film Festival scheduled to run from April 15 to 24. According to the official website of the fest, "A Fresh Girl" helmed by director Kim Jung-ho and starring actress Kim Se-in, will be screened in Session 26 of the event on April 21 with...

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Younha says "failed at auditions" like character in upcoming film

Mar 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Younha says failed at auditions like character in upcoming film

Songstress Younha has said she has failed at numerous auditions before, just like her character in an upcoming movie through which she will make her big screen debut in Korea.She made the remark in Seoul on Wednesday at a press conference for the film "Suicide Forecast" while speaking about her lead role as Soo-yeon, an aspiring singer who is cut f...

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TV series "Dream High" may return for new season

Mar 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

TV series Dream High may return for new season

A new season of musical TV series "Dream High" may hit airwaves next year, the show's broadcasting company KBS said on Thursday An official from KBS told 10Asia over the phone that they are currently discussing on the new season for the show with its producers and aim to air

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Female Won Bin, Kim Ji-won-I looks like Kim Tae-hee

Mar 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Female Won Bin, Kim Ji-won-I looks like Kim Tae-hee

Rookie actress Kim Ji-won-I gained the nickname, 'Kim Tae-hee look-alike'.Having many nicknames through various commercials, 'Girl Won Bin' or 'Oran C girl', received many flashes at the CGV media gathering with her pure

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Yoo In-na, hair and fashion style... sudden fashionista

Mar 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Yoo In-na, hair and fashion style... sudden fashionista

Actress Yoo In-na and is drawing attention for her various hairstyles and fashion. Popular for sitcom "High Kick Through The Roof", Yoo In-na showed up at a production conference in 2009 wearing a black mini dress and hair braided

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Lee Da-hae cast for lead female role in "Miss Ripley"

Mar 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Actress Lee Da-hae has been cast for the new MBC drama "Miss Ripley". She has been cast for the role of Miri in "Miss Ripley" and will be returning to screens after a year and 3 months of absence.

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JYJ Yuchun to star in new MBC drama

Mar 16 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

JYJ Yuchun to star in new MBC drama

JYJ member Park Yuchun will star in a new TV series that will go on air starting May, according to the show's production team Curtaincall.An official at Curtaincall confirmed over the phone on Wednesday that Park has been set as the male lead for an upcoming MBC drama titled "Goodbye Ms. Ripley" (tentative title) opposite co-stars Kim Seung-woo, ...

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"Journals of Musan" wins jury prize at Deauville Asian Film Festival

Mar 16 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Journals of Musan wins jury prize at Deauville Asian Film Festival

Korean film "The Journals of Musan" (2010) has won the jury prize at the 13th Deauville Asian Film Festival held in France from March 9 to 13. According to the official website of the fest which has been dedicated to Asian cinema since 1999, "Musan" claimed the jury prize after competing against nine other films including "Norwegian Wood" by ..

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Korean celebs extend helping hand and prayers to Japan

Mar 16 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Korean celebs extend helping hand and prayers to Japan

Many Korean singers and actors are extending a helping hand and their condolences to a fast-growing list of celebrities in the country who have joined in efforts to help a quake-stricken Japan.Just today, top actor Lee Byung-hun, also one of the most popular Korean actors in the neighboring nation, donated 50 million yen, equivalent to 620,000 U.S....

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PREVIEW Film "Morning Glory"

Mar 16 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

PREVIEW Film Morning Glory

The reason Becky (Rachel McAdams), a rookie TV producer with no background in education nor experience, got the job at New York IBS is simple. The TV station merely needed someone to take charge of the mess that morning show "Day Break" whose rating was so low that it was watched only by those who have lost their remote control or patients who wa..

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