Legendary Korean Director Kang Woo-seok will be in Los Angeles for a special presentation of his highly anticipated upcoming release "Fist of Legend". This film will be the first Korean film to have a same weekend theatrical release in Korea and N. America! Director Kang is in Los Angeles for just 2 days, before rushing back just in time to see the film open in Seoul on April 10! "Fist of Legend" will open in 20 cities across N. America on April 12.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Dir. Kang will be participating in 2 special screening events both taking place at CGV Cinemas during his short Los Angeles visit...More
Kang Woo-seok who stepped back from the production team of "King of Chosun" due to conflicts with CJ, has confirmed on his next project. Cinema Service conveyed that Kang Woo-seok will be making web-toon "Fist of Legend" into a movie.
"Fist of Legend" is a web-toon that was published serially on the portal site Daum...More
A scene from "Gabi" / Courtesy of Cine De Epi
By Kwaak Je-yup
The wild popularity of coffee has spilled over to the silver screen, and that Western influence has created an unconventional period piece set in the Joseon Kingdom (1392-1897).
"Gabi", the newest film by Jang Yoon-hyeon ("Hwangjin-y - Movie - 2007", "Tell Me Something" and "The Contact", among others), has solid star-studded insurance but its first and foremost attraction remains its intriguing story. It mixes one of the most turbulent times in Korean history with the fictional tale of the beverage's introduction to the country...More
The Korean film industry has a lot to offer for the year of 2012. Korean films have been gathering more attention around the world and in the domestic market, as Korean films gain attention and Korean actors and producers take part in more international collaborations.
According to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the market share for Korean films was 51.9%, up from 46.5 in 2010 and marking the first time in modern history that Korean moviegoing audiences showed a marked preference for domestic movies. As well, film exports increased by 14% in 2011...More